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SC gives Prashant Bhushan 2 days to reconsider his tweets, refusing apology

The bench said it cannot consider the request of Venugopal unless Bhushan reconsiders his earlier stand of not apologising for his tweets.

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Press Trust of India New Delhi
The Supreme Court Thursday granted two days to lawyer Prashant Bhushan to reconsider his "defiant statement" refusing to apologise for his tweets judged as about the judiciary.

Bhushan told a bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra that he would consult his lawyers and think over the apex court's suggestion.

Attorney General K K Venugopal urged the bench, also comprising Justices B R Gavai and Krishna Murari, not to award any punishment to Bhushan in the contempt case saying he has already been convicted.

The bench said it cannot consider the request of Venugopal unless Bhushan reconsiders his earlier stand of

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First Published: Aug 20 2020 | 2:18 PM IST

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