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Delhi elections: How AAP dissidents see party's performance and more

February 08, 2020 11:36 am spoke to some of the former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) members  — Yogendra Yadav, Ashutosh and Prashant Bhushan — to know how they looked at the Delhi elections and the performance of the party they were once part of.

Prashant Bhushan, Arun Shourie call for CBI probe into Rafale fighter jet deal

November 16, 2019 2:50 am

On Thursday, the Supreme Court bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi turned down petitions seeking a review of its 2018 decision on the matter.

Day after SC verdict, Bhushan, Shourie ask CBI to file FIR in Rafale case

November 15, 2019 9:46 pm

At the press conference today, Bhushan said it is binding on the Central Bureau of Investigation to probe their complaint despite the ruling by the three-judge apex court bench. If the CBI fails to do so, it will again approach the Supreme Court, Bhushan told reporters.

Prashant Bhushan, Arun Shourie hold press conference, say CBI must file FIR

November 15, 2019 7:25 pm

The Supreme Court Thursday dismissed petitions seeking review of its December 14, 2018 decision to reject a plea for a court-monitored probe into India’s purchase of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft from France.

Delhi HC to examine Indiabulls plea for perjury proceedings against Prashant Bhushan

October 01, 2019 5:46 pm

In its application under section 340 of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), the company has sought initiation of prosecution against Bhushan for "having made irresponsible and false statements to his own knowledge".

Prashant Bhushan quits NGO governing councils

April 17, 2019 3:40 am

On Tuesday, Bhushan said, “I have resigned from the governing councils of the NGOs, for which I have been appearing. However, I have not resigned from the organisations.”

Supreme Court to hear contempt plea against Prashant Bhushan in July

April 04, 2019 1:52 pm

The matter came up for hearing before a bench of justices Arun Mishra and Navin Sinha and the court said it would hear the case in July since both Venugopal and Bhushan were arguing in another matter before a Constitution bench.

Contempt plea for tweets on CBI: Made genuine mistake, Prashant Bhushan tells SC

March 08, 2019 1:09 am

On Thursday, the A-G told the bench that Bhushan had communicated that it was a “genuine mistake” and he did not want to go ahead with the petition. He also reiterated that he does not want any punishment for Bhushan.

Supreme Court expresses concern on lawyers going public on sub-judice matters

February 07, 2019 2:31 am

The A-G said he did not want any punishment for Bhushan but “the law on this may be declared once and for all” so that everyone knows the limits of commenting on sub-judice matters.

Prashant Bhushan gets SC notice on contempt plea moved by AG

February 06, 2019 2:02 pm

Attorney General K K Venugopal had approached the apex court, seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against Bhushan over his tweets in connection with the hearing on a petition challenging M Nageswhar Rao’s appointment as CBI interim director.


Kanhaiya’s hearing should be adjourned: SC panel

February 17, 2016 2:06 pm

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the present bail hearing of JNU students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar should be adjourned under the present circumstances and formed a panel of five senior lawyers to find out the present situation in the Patiala House Court. Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan said despite the SC order, they received information at around 2'o clock that some lawyers had indulged in beating up some lawyers, some journalists.

SC directs RBI to submit loan defaulters list

February 16, 2016 1:05 pm

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): After the hearing of a public-interest litigation (PIL) against public sector organisation Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (HUDCO), lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday informed that the Supreme Court has directed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to submit details of all the private companies who have more than Rs 500 crore in outstanding dues. The state-owned HUDCO is mandated with building affordable housing and carrying out urban development.