Explainer: Contempt Of Court – The Case Of Prashant Bhushan

This article presents an account of the recent conviction of Advocate Prashant Bhushan in a case of criminal contempt by the Supreme Court. The conviction of Mr. Bhushan over his two tweets critical about the functioning of the Supreme Court has attracted multiple responses from activists, lawyers, judges, etc. and has also invited challenges to the constitutionality of the provisions under the Contempt of Courts Act, 1971. Thus, it becomes pertinent to dwell into the case to evaluate its relevance and its repercussions on the contempt law in the future.

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The Many Ups and Downs in the Battle of Section 377

In this post, the author traces the history of Section 377 and the queer movement in India. Starting from the implementation of this section in the colonial era to Naz and Koushal judgment, this post is one stop destination to understand the incidents that finally led to the Navtej Johar judgment.

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