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

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

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

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

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

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

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.


Attorney General files contempt petition against advocate Prashant Bhushan

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.

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.

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”.

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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.