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Shourie said that in just two days Prime Minister Modi completely overturned a process that was in progress for years.
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.
The opposition parties and many activists have been questioning the change in the deal for the purchase of the Rafael fighter jets by the present government.
Bhushan said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley attributed the increased cost to India-specific add-ons, but no tenders were called for the add-ons
Historian Ramachandra Guha, who also spoke, said political democracy does not mean social and cultural democracy
The order was passed after the Bench went through the status report of the CBI in which aspersions have been cast on several SSC officials and the custodian of the examination paper.
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.
In his RTI application, Bhushan has sought information from the central public information officer of the Supreme Court regarding the listing of the case before a five-judge constitution bench.
The CBI had told the Delhi High Court that it closed the preliminary enquiry as the matter related to intra-state transmission network within Maharashtra and was outside their jurisdiction.
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.