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The article highlights the consequences being faced by the CM of Andhra Pradesh for making false and vague accusations against the senior-most judge of the high court. The article attempts to bring it to the attention of the readers that such acts are harmful for the independence of judiciary and should not be condoned.
This article aims to address the question that, with the comedian who heaves comic affront or the "over-delicate" casualty who is accepted to do not know what's funny, where will the culpability be believed to lie? Other, whether reasonable restrictions in the comedian articulation under Freedom of expression can be easily distinguishable?"
In light of the conviction of social activist-cum lawyer Mr. Prashant Bhushan for criminal contempt of courts via his tweets, the idea of contempt, laws of contempt and the dichotomy of the same with respect to freedom of speech and expression have been a part of public discourse. The article aims to briefly discuss the various laws that cover contempt and how have these laws been interpreted in the matter of Mr. Prashant Bhushan.
The Difference in Undermining the Institution VS Criticizing the Institution (In Context of Contempt of Court)
Niti Manthan's Research Team studying Media, Democracy & Technology under Phase II of it's Summer School 2020 participated in a group discussion on the topics - The Difference in Undermining the Institution VS Criticizing the Institution (In Context of Contempt of Court). These are excerpts from the e-discussion.