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CJI advice to Prashant Bhushan: Be positive, world will be a better place

“I’m sure you want to make the world a better place to live in. One way to do this is to look at things positively," CJI Gogoi told Bhushan.

SC to hear Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan's joint plea on Rafale today

Two former union ministers and Bhushan have sought registration of an FIR into the fighter jet deal between India and France alleging "criminal misconduct" by high public functionaries.

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Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan move SC, seek CBI probe into Rafale jet deal

The petitioners said they had collected some “evidence” and approached the CBI on October 4, seeking registration of an FIR and a probe into the case of “criminal misconduct” by “high-ranking public servants”.

Rafale a textbook case of offences under corruption Act: Prashant Bhushan

Bhushan alleged that Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had given ‘absurd explanations’, including reducing the number of aircraft due to lack of parking space and that HAL did not have the capability to manufacture the aircraft.

Prashant Bhushan, Arun Shourie meet CBI chief with Rafale complaint

The duo had a 45-minute meeting with Verma, during which they handed over the 132-page complaint detailing what they called a fit case for prosecution under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Arun Shourie, Yashwant Sinha attack PM on Rafale deal

Rafale dead: The government, they alleged, is “hiding behind” the confidentiality clause “exactly like” it happened in Bofors.

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Gujarat confidential: Merit Hiring

The litigation is considered crucial for the government since it will cause a huge financial burden on the exchequer in the event of losing it.

MGNREGA a huge public interest project, Centre tells Supreme Court

Advocate Prashant Bhushan, representing NGO Swaraj Abhiyan, told the bench that states have to "plead" with the Centre to get an increase in their budget to pay for employment given under the Act.

Justice Loya may have been poisoned, says Prashant Bhushan

Bhushan added that the two judges staying with Loya at Nagpur may not have known this, and Loya could have been administered poison at a programme he had attended in Nagpur on November 30, 2014, a day before his death.

Prashant Bhushan demands SIT/ judicial probe in judge Loya's death

"The CBI cannot do this investigation as there is a lot of government pressure. The government wants this case to be dismissed right away," Prashant Bhushan said

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Kanhaiya’s hearing should be adjourned: SC panel

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

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.

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