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Government unhappy with CBI Director meeting Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan

Last week, Shourie and Bhushan had met the CBI Director, submitted documents and demanded a probe into alleged corruption in the Rafale aircraft deal and offset contract.

published on : 9th October 2018

Prashant Bhushan, Arun Shourie approach CBI Director for probe in Rafale deal, submit complaint

In the 33-page complaint to the CBI, Bhushan and Shourie claimed that Anil Ambani-led Reliance group had incorporated its own subsidiary Reliance Defence barely a few days before the deal.

published on : 5th October 2018

Shourie meets Pawar amid talks of Opposition's grand alliance

Shourie, a former minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee's NDA government and a bitter critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, met Pawar at the latter's residence in south Mumbai for over an hour.

published on : 13th September 2018

Rafale: PM Narendra Modi compromised national security, say former BJP ministers

Shourie said that in just two days Prime Minister Modi completely overturned a process that was in progress for years.

published on : 12th September 2018

Centre using military brass to defend Rafale scam: Arun Shourie, Yashwant Sinha and Prashant Bhushan

Shourie, Sinha and Bhushan said they wondered why Modi had reduced the number of aircraft from 126 to just 36, 'disregarding' IAF's strategic needs.

published on : 11th September 2018

Rafale deal bigger scam than Bofors: Arun Shourie

The Opposition has been alleging gross discrepancies in the deal and has also accused Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of lying to the nation at the behest of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

published on : 8th August 2018

Media misconstrued my remarks in Saifuddin Soz's book on J-K: Arun Shourie

At the launch of Saifuddin's book, Shourie blamed the Centre's approach for the current state of affairs in Kashmir.

published on : 28th June 2018

Modi government a one-trick horse with no policy on Kashmir: Former Union Minister Arun Shourie

He termed the government as event and election-oriented and said that the focus was on organising events and winning elections with little heed to policy or governance.

published on : 26th June 2018

Judiciary in turmoil

Arun Shourie’s book, Anita Gets Bail, illustrates how this concept is sometimes a myth, and the process of the courts is itself the punishment.

published on : 27th May 2018

Trinamool supremo Mamata Banerjee to meet senior BJP leaders in Delhi tomorrow

The West Bengal Chief Minister to meet senior BJP leaders Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie and Shatrughan Sinha.

published on : 27th March 2018

Too much centralisation of power in PMO due to top boss Narendra Modi's insecurity: Arun Shourie

The former Union minister also said that falsehood was the \hallmark of the Modi government and it has failed to fulfill several promises such as on generating jobs.

published on : 27th November 2017

Opposition must field one candidate against BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Arun Shourie

The former Union Minister's comments came on a day West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee gave a similar call, saying democracy is under threat under the BJP rule.

published on : 24th November 2017

Made mistake by supporting Modi as PM: BJP leader Arun Shourie

This, he said, was his second mistake after supporting V.P. Singh who led a Janata Dal government supported by the BJP and Left parties from outside.

published on : 6th October 2017

Former Union minister Arun Shourie likens demonetisation with suicide, says latter too is a 'bold step'

Shourie also called the Narendra Modi government as government of two-and-a-half persons - Narendra Modi, Amit Shah and one in-house lawyer.

published on : 3rd October 2017

NDTV searches: Senior journalists claim Emergency-like situation

Veteran journalist Kuldeep Nayyar urged journalists to rise to the occasion in this battle for independent media.

published on : 9th June 2017