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Manish Sisodia, Kumar Vishwas, Prashant Bhushan discharged in case related to coal block protest

In its order, the court noted that the protest was peaceful and the police lacked evidence to prosecute the accused in the case.

published on : 14th November 2018

Centre removed CBI Director Alok Verma to prevent probe into Rafale deal: Prashant Bhushan

The senior lawyer and activisalso welcomed the apex court's directions to the CVC to complete an inquiry into the corruption allegations against Verma within two weeks.

published on : 27th October 2018

Supreme Court accepts Prashant Bhushan's fresh plea seeking SIT probe against CBI officials

The apex court on Wednesday had agreed to hear on October 26 a separate plea filed by the CBI chief challenging the Centre's decision to divest him of powers and send him on leave.

published on : 25th October 2018

CBI director Verma’s removal violates law: Experts

The government’s decision to send top CBI officials, including its director, on a forced leave is akin to removal and sets a bad precedent, according to legal experts.

published on : 25th October 2018

Removal of CBI chief illegal, a move to stop him from probing Rafale: Prashant Bhushan

Bhushan stated that appointment and removal of the probe agency director is done by a high powered committee that includes Prime Minister, Leader of Opposition and the Chief justice of India.

published on : 24th October 2018

SC refers to 5-judge bench plea seeking collegium like system for appointment of CEC, ECs

The bench, also comprising Justice S K Kaul, said the PIL, filed in 2015 by one Anoop Baranwal, required "close look" and "interpretation" of Article 324 of the Constitution.

published on : 24th October 2018

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

Supreme Court verdict on adultery welcomed by lawyers, activists 

A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra was unanimous in striking down Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code dealing with the offence of adultery.

published on : 27th September 2018

No truth in Centre’s claims on Rafale: Prashant Bhushan

Bhushan also stressed on how every institution established to stop corruption had been weakened internally in the country.

published on : 24th September 2018

Prashant Bhushan calls Rafale deal the 'largest defence scam' in India

Bhushan questioned how Anil Ambani's Reliance Defence, the Indian offset partner of French firm Dassault Aviation, could be involved in the project as "most of his companies are in debt."

published on : 23rd 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

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
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