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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

Activist and senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan says IAF officials being pressured on Rafale deal

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.

published on : 9th September 2018

Adv Prashant Bhushan calls Rafale deal mother of all defence scams

Bhushan said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley attributed the increased cost to India-specific add-ons, but no tenders were called for the add-ons

published on : 3rd September 2018

What India faces today nothing short of existential threat to civilisation: Prashant Bhushan

Historian Ramachandra Guha, who also spoke, said political democracy does not mean social and cultural democracy

published on : 3rd September 2018

Supreme Court calls entire system tainted, stays SSC’s CGL exam results

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. 

published on : 1st 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

CJI impeachment issue: Advocate Prashant Bhushan files RTI for order on setting up five-judge bench

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.

published on : 8th May 2018

Prashant Bhushan flays CBI over closure of probe into Adani group firm

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.

published on : 2nd May 2018

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.'

published on : 12th April 2018

Supreme Court order on CJI's power to allocate cases evokes mixed response 

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.

published on : 11th April 2018

Prashant Bhushan's plea to transfer defamation case against him by Amit Sibal dismissed

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".

published on : 11th April 2018

PIL in Supreme Court over CJI Dipak Misra's administrative authority as master of roster

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.

published on : 6th April 2018

BJP fully protecting 'Gau Rakshaks': Senior Supreme Court advocate Prashant Bhushan

Bhushan termed BJP's Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath as a 'goonda' and a 'history sheeter'.

published on : 3rd April 2018

Opposition parties begin impeachment process against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra

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.

published on : 27th March 2018
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