A bench comprising Justices J Chelameswar and AM Sapre also issued notice to the three lawyers, allegedly caught in a sting operation, and fixed the matter for further hearing on March 4. At the outset, the bench was reluctant to issue notice on the fresh plea filed by advocate Kamini Jaiswal, saying that it is already hearing a matter on the issue which is to come up on March 10.
"The question is that there is another matter pending and until the proceedings in that case are concluded, should we initiate the contempt proceedings in this fresh one?" the bench asked.However, it later issued notice on the petition. A bench headed by Chief Justice TS Thakur had yesterday listed the matter for hearing today after lawyer Prashant Bhushan sought urgent hearing of the matter.

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