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.
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.
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.
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".
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
February 04, 2019 8:29 pm
The contempt petition refers to the February 1 tweets by Bhushan in which he allegedly said that the government appeared to have misled the apex court and perhaps submitted fabricated minutes of the meeting of the high-powered Selection Committee headed by the Prime Minister.
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.
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.