- Tag results for Prashant Bhushan
Justice Chelameswar refuses to hear PIL against CJI's powers, says he doesn't want 'another reversal of his orders after 24 hours'
Prashant Bhushan referred the PIL challenging the master of roster concept to Chelameswar's bench as the CJI cannot deal with it but the latter denied it saying the reasons were too 'obvious.'
A bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra today dismissed a PIL seeking evolution of a "set procedure" to constitute benches and allot cases to different benches.
The court had on March 19 acquitted Chief Minister Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia after they had apologised to Amit Sibal for making "unfounded allegations".
Former Law Minister Shanti Bhushan filed the PIL through his son and senior advocate Prashant Bhushan who wrote a letter to the apex court's secretary general.
Bhushan termed BJP's Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath as a 'goonda' and a 'history sheeter'.
The impeachment motion is in relation to the CJI’s handling of the matters raised by four Supreme Court judges in a press conference on January 11.
Loya, who was hearing the high-profile Sohrabuddin Shaikh fake encounter case, allegedly died of cardiac arrest in Nagpur on December 1, 2014.
Bhushan was speaking at a discussion organised by 'Janhastakshep' and PUCL on the topic - 'Felling of the Last Bastion: Is Indian Democracy in Peril'.
He requested five senior most apex court Judges, including the four rebel Judges, to hold an in-house inquiry into the medical college's bribery matter.
Manan Kumar said all he did was to meet some judges, including the dissenting four, and request them to mutually sort it out.
Bhushan said that Chief Justice of India Dipak Mishra was “misusing his powers” after four sitting Supreme Court judges held a press conference – a first of its kind in India.
Swaraj India founders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav on Monday said there was no such possibility.
An independent study on MNREGA shared with the media in a press conference today, contradicted the Centre's claims that 85 per cent of wages were paid in time, saying the figure stood at 32 percent
Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan had earlier dubbed Asthana's new posting as 'illegal' and further said that his name figures in diary of Sterling Biotech.
The Supreme Court will decide on Tuesday whether a petition seeking a judicial probe into allegations that attempts were made to bribe apex court judges can be entertained.