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Prashant Bhushan


HC restrains Bar Council of Delhi from passing final order in complaint against Prashant Bhushan

April 08, 2022 4:53 am

A complaint was filed against Bhushan in 2017 for appearing on behalf of the Centre for Public Interest Litigation, Common Cause and Swaraj Abhiyan.

DU’s Law Faculty cancels Prashant Bhushan talk at last minute, cites student unrest

March 27, 2022 8:45 am

After he was denied entry to speak inside the Law Faculty campus, Bhushan ended up delivering a short lecture outside on the road.

Covid vaccine trials: SC notice to Centre on plea seeking disclosure of data

August 10, 2021 3:16 am

A bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and Aniruddha Bose said it will examine if personal autonomy would prevail over public health but refused to pass any interim direction on “vaccine mandates”, saying it would like to hear the Centre first.

Supreme Court agrees to hear plea seeking release of Rohingya detained in J&K

March 18, 2021 12:35 pm

Earlier this month, the J&K administration set up "holding centres" in Kathua, and rounded up 168 Rohingya refugees from Jammu and placed them there.

Delhi HC notice to Bar Council Delhi on plea by Prashant Bhushan

March 16, 2021 1:13 am

The proceedings are on a complaint alleging that Prashant Bhushan appeared on behalf of three NGOs in court despite being a member of the governing bodies of those organisations.

Oppn leaders slam Centre after IT searches properties of Anurag Kashyap, Taapsee Pannu

March 03, 2021 5:59 pm

Ashok Chavan, Priyanka Chaturvedi, Prashant Bhushan and Tejashwi Yadav call move an attempt to silence voices rising against the Centre.

Prashant Bhushan moves SC, seeks hearing on his plea before review petitions are considered

December 15, 2020 6:19 pm

In his petition seeking review of the order holding him guilty for contempt of court for his two derogatory tweets against the judiciary, Bhushan has contended that it "suffers from multiple errors apparent on the face of the record of both law and of fact".

A-G declines consent for criminal contempt against Bhushan: Expressed regret for error

November 29, 2020 6:12 am

“I do not think it would be in public interest to give consent for proceeding on the basis of the original tweet in view of the subsequent tweet expressing regret,” the A-G said.

Explained: Contempt of court, and why the A-G has to consent to the proceedings

November 19, 2020 11:31 am

Kunal Kamra, a stand-up comedian, will face contempt of court charges for his tweets following the Supreme Court's decision to grant interim bail to television anchor Arnab Goswami. What is the punishment if found guilty? We explain.

Prashant Bhushan regrets 'error' in his Oct 21 tweet on CJI

November 06, 2020 9:17 pm

The top court, on August 31, had imposed a token fine of one rupee against Bhushan as punishment in the contempt case against him.


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.