DRI is currently investigating over a dozen firms including a few firms of the Adani Group, Essar Group and Reliance ADAG Group among others for alleged over valuation of Indonesian coal imports and power equipment imports between 2011 and 2015.
“This is a very serious issue that you are inviting applications like this. If a person of impeccable integrity will not apply, he cannot become a CVC or VC,” the bench said. “For CVC, you are confining your selection,” it added.
“During the emergency, it was a known censorship. But now unknown censorship is being imposed on the press. The voices of the people are being sadly curbed by the government,” said Yadav.
He further said that the poll panel must bring VVPAT machines, as directed by the Supreme Court by 2019 elections.
Prashant Bhushan has apologised for his Lord Krishna remark saying it has unintentionally hurt people.
“If they are serious about (tackling) corruption, why have they not taken action in similar Augusta Westaland purchases by the Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Rajasthan governments,” he asked.
Bhushan had Tuesday said that Congress would be a “nicer choice” in Punjab and also criticised Kejriwal and his party, which is gearing up for the assembly polls in the state.
Bhushan’s remarks come even as Kejriwal-led Delhi government and the Modi-led Centre have been at loggerheads over a range of issues over the past one year.
Responding to the charges, Raman Singh said the allegations were “no more than a joke”, and that Amit Jogi was attempting to increase his political stock.
Raman Singh called the allegations baseless and politically motivated.
Professor Anand Kumar also slammed the police action in JNU as ‘shameless abuse’ of state power.
Swaraj Abhiyan leader said they are “seriously thinking” about contesting the assembly elections in Punjab.
Prashant Bhushan, along with Yogendra Yadav had slammed the version of the bill that was tabled by the Aam Aadmi Party government
Swaraj Abhiyan later held a meeting of its national working committee and resolved to hold a candlelight vigil Tuesday evening outside the assembly.
The senior lawyer said that the agitation will be held under the aegis of Swaraj Abhiyan, a group floated by Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav following their expulsion from AAP.