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Adv Prashant Bhushan

Adv Prashant Bhushan resigns from CPIL, Common Cause, Swaraj Abhiyan after found violating Bar...

By Rajesh Kumar Advocate Prashant Bhushan has resigned from Governing Council of Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL), Common Cause and Swaraj Abhiyan on the...
Adv Prashant Bhushan

SC issues contempt notice to Prashant Bhushan on Attorney General Venugopal’s plea

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta wants court to give deterrent punishment to Bhushan, Attorney General KK Venugopal disagrees The Supreme Court, on Wednesday (February 6), issued...

PILs: Use with Caution

Above: (L-R) BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay, advocate Prashant Bhushan and former navy chief Admiral L Ramdas are among those who have been chastised by...
Rafale-Fighter

SC asks Centre to share Rafale pricing, other necessary details with petitioners

Bunch of petitions, including those filed by former BJP leaders Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie have been filed in SC challenging the Rafale Deal. The...
(Left) Senior Advocate Dushyant Dave and Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi

Justice Loya death case: The question is, how did the CBI allow a change...

Above: (Left) Senior Advocate Dushyant Dave and Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi    If the Chief Justice (of the Bombay High Court) has no access to...
SC wants centre’s response to Haj queries

SC wants centre’s response to Haj queries

In the case titled Kerala State Haj Committee vs Union of India, the petitioner had raised five major concerns with respect to the new...
CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana

Rejected Petitions: The Asthana Mystery

Above: CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana Notations in a photocopy and the original diary which mentions Asthana's name differ, adding to the controversy over the...
The Supreme Court of India. Photo: Anil Shakya

CJAR petition dismissed, SC imposes Rs 25 lakh fine

Above: The Supreme Court of India. Photo: Anil Shakya The Supreme Court on Friday (December 1) dismissed the plea filed by Campaign for Judicial Accountability...

GM Mustard case: Issue to be again heard at SC after 12 weeks

Above: A woman works inside her mustard field on the outskirts of Srinagar (file picture). Photo: UNI The application field by activist Aruna Rodrigues,...
Photo Courtesy Anil Shakya

India Legal show: The credibility of Judiciary has been dented in the UP Medical...

The latest edition of the India Legal show discussed the UP Medical College case filed by Advocate on Record Kamini Jaiswal which was dismissed...
Centre tells SC it has withdrawn idea of social media monitoring hub

Unwanted Shadow

The storm in the Supreme Court following a series of extraordinary proceedings has abated but it has raised some important questions ~By Neeraj Mishra “Though it...
(L-R) Supreme Court and Advocate on Record Kamini Jaiswal

Kamini Jaiswal petition dismissed, CJAR to be heard

Above: (L-R) Supreme Court and Advocate on Record Kamini Jaiswal The Chief Justice Dipak Misra-appointed special Supreme Court bench of Justices R K Agrawal, Arun...
Custodial death in the Kotkhai rape-murder case: SC refuses bail to accused as CBI is yet to frame charges against the accused

Judgment on how to deal with UP Medical College issue on Tuesday

Justice Mishra to Prashant Bhushan: Because of your act, the whole country is doubting the credibility of this institution The Chief Justice Dipak Misra-appointed special...
UP Medical College Scam: Chaos reigns in SC as CJI dissolves Justice Chelameswar-selected bench

UP Medical College Scam: Chaos reigns in SC as CJI dissolves Justice Chelameswar-selected bench

The simmering power struggle at the Supreme Court came to the surface on Friday (November 10) when Chief Justice Dipak Misra made it clear...
Banaras Hindu University. Courtesy: http://www.bhu.ac.in

Fake picture enters BHU incident as well

Fake news is so pervasive today and has been used for so many nefarious purposes of late that it is difficult to differentiate between...
Rohingyas in New Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya

Rohingya Muslims a security threat, says Centre to Supreme Court

Above: Rohingyas in New Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya The Centre on Monday (September 18) stuck to its decision that the Rohingyas staying in India...
A shelter home for the homeless people in Kashmere Gate, Delhi. Photo: Bhavana Gaur

SC seeks details of how Rs 2k crore sanctioned for homeless have been used

Above: A shelter home for the homeless people in Kashmere Gate, Delhi. Photo: Bhavana Gaur The Supreme Court bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and...
The Rohingyas are an ethnic minority group in the Rakhine state of Myanmar, but are not recognized as citizens by the Myanmar government. Photo: UNI

SC to hear plea challenging Rohingya deportation

Above: The Rohingyas are an ethnic minority group in the Rakhine state of Myanmar, but are not recognized as citizens by the Myanmar government....
​Technical challenge on time-bound chargesheet and bail dismissed by SC

Over Rs 2k crore sanctioned, but hardly any shelters built for homeless

 SC asks for status reports from all states and centre Over Rs 2,100 crore had been sanctioned by the central government to build shelters for...

SC imposes 100 percent penalty on illegal mining in Odisha

Above: A representational picture of sand mining. Photo: facebook The Supreme Court on Wednesday (August 2) came down heavily on illegal mining in Odisha...
GM mustard: SC asks govt to have scientists file report on possible impact

GM mustard: SC asks govt to have scientists file report on possible impact

Above: A farmer spraying pesticide in his mustard field at Mayang village near Guwahati. Photo: UNI The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice JS Khehar...
Disqualified AIADMK legislators: SC appoints a third judge to break deadlock

SC to allow 4 weeks for objections after govt decides on GM mustard

The case against genetically-modified (GM) mustard seeds came up for hearing on Monday (July 17) before the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice JS Khehar and...
EC selection: Need a collegium or a new law, says SC

EC selection: Need a collegium or a new law, says SC

Above: The Election Commission of India building in New Delhi The apex court has warned the government to enact a law as required by the...
From emerging victorious in the 2015 assembly polls, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is getting increasingly isolated. Photos: UNI

Kejriwal’s Free Fall

Delhi’s beleaguered chief minister has frittered away the goodwill he won in the 2015 assembly elections. Will he make a course correction before it...
Lead picture Credit: Anil Shakya

SC orders CPCB to look into compliance in Gujarat quarries

Silicosis among workers grow even as closed units in state reopen following “casual” inspection by state pollution control body ~By Rajesh Kumar In 2006, an NGO,...
CBI chief designate Alok Kumar Verma. Photo: UNI

CBI Chief Appointment Ceases Legal Storm

~By Sujit Bhar The issue about the selection of the chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been settled, for now. The Centre, on...
(L-R) Mohammad Shahabuddin along with his supporters after his release from Bhagalpur jail; RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav. Photos: UNI

Lalu Yadav and the Shahabuddin game

There is much more to the recent controversy related to Siwan leader Mohammad Shahabuddin than meets the eye. He is merely a player in...
Inderjit Badhwar, editor-in-chief, India Legal, Magazine,

Returning Empty-handed

By Inderjit Badhwar What often makes startling headlines in the daily press does not necessarily reflect the nuance of the matter being reported, especially when...
This tony civil lines property in Civil Lines area of Allahabad was bought by Shanti Bhushan, Prashant’s father, for a paltry amount

Prashant Bhushan: Courting Controversy

There are questions and issues that cast a shadow on the integrity of the loquacious PIL lawyer By India Legal Bureau It is rightly said that...
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Prashant Bhushan addresses a press conference regarding upcoming General Elections, at Chakala in Mumbai on Jan.1, 2014. (Photo: B L Soni/IANS)

A Lesson for Mr Prashant Bhushan

It is not anti-national to express dissent but in the light of the current crisis in Kashmir, it is inappropriate for people of stature...
Supreme Court_AS (1)

SC to examine RTI’s ambit in judicial appointments

On August 17, the Supreme Court passed an order referring to a five-judge constitution bench the issues of whether disclosures of information about appointments...

'Prashant Bhushan' - 31 News Results

Adv Prashant Bhushan

Adv Prashant Bhushan resigns from CPIL, Common Cause, Swaraj Abhiyan after found violating Bar...

By Rajesh Kumar Advocate Prashant Bhushan has resigned from Governing Council of Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL), Common Cause and Swaraj Abhiyan on the...
Adv Prashant Bhushan

SC issues contempt notice to Prashant Bhushan on Attorney General Venugopal’s plea

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta wants court to give deterrent punishment to Bhushan, Attorney General KK Venugopal disagrees The Supreme Court, on Wednesday (February 6), issued...

PILs: Use with Caution

Above: (L-R) BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay, advocate Prashant Bhushan and former navy chief Admiral L Ramdas are among those who have been chastised by...
Rafale-Fighter

SC asks Centre to share Rafale pricing, other necessary details with petitioners

Bunch of petitions, including those filed by former BJP leaders Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie have been filed in SC challenging the Rafale Deal. The...
(Left) Senior Advocate Dushyant Dave and Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi

Justice Loya death case: The question is, how did the CBI allow a change...

Above: (Left) Senior Advocate Dushyant Dave and Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi    If the Chief Justice (of the Bombay High Court) has no access to...
SC wants centre’s response to Haj queries

SC wants centre’s response to Haj queries

In the case titled Kerala State Haj Committee vs Union of India, the petitioner had raised five major concerns with respect to the new...
CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana

Rejected Petitions: The Asthana Mystery

Above: CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana Notations in a photocopy and the original diary which mentions Asthana's name differ, adding to the controversy over the...
The Supreme Court of India. Photo: Anil Shakya

CJAR petition dismissed, SC imposes Rs 25 lakh fine

Above: The Supreme Court of India. Photo: Anil Shakya The Supreme Court on Friday (December 1) dismissed the plea filed by Campaign for Judicial Accountability...

GM Mustard case: Issue to be again heard at SC after 12 weeks

Above: A woman works inside her mustard field on the outskirts of Srinagar (file picture). Photo: UNI The application field by activist Aruna Rodrigues,...
Photo Courtesy Anil Shakya

India Legal show: The credibility of Judiciary has been dented in the UP Medical...

The latest edition of the India Legal show discussed the UP Medical College case filed by Advocate on Record Kamini Jaiswal which was dismissed...
Centre tells SC it has withdrawn idea of social media monitoring hub

Unwanted Shadow

The storm in the Supreme Court following a series of extraordinary proceedings has abated but it has raised some important questions ~By Neeraj Mishra “Though it...
(L-R) Supreme Court and Advocate on Record Kamini Jaiswal

Kamini Jaiswal petition dismissed, CJAR to be heard

Above: (L-R) Supreme Court and Advocate on Record Kamini Jaiswal The Chief Justice Dipak Misra-appointed special Supreme Court bench of Justices R K Agrawal, Arun...
Custodial death in the Kotkhai rape-murder case: SC refuses bail to accused as CBI is yet to frame charges against the accused

Judgment on how to deal with UP Medical College issue on Tuesday

Justice Mishra to Prashant Bhushan: Because of your act, the whole country is doubting the credibility of this institution The Chief Justice Dipak Misra-appointed special...
UP Medical College Scam: Chaos reigns in SC as CJI dissolves Justice Chelameswar-selected bench

UP Medical College Scam: Chaos reigns in SC as CJI dissolves Justice Chelameswar-selected bench

The simmering power struggle at the Supreme Court came to the surface on Friday (November 10) when Chief Justice Dipak Misra made it clear...
Banaras Hindu University. Courtesy: http://www.bhu.ac.in

Fake picture enters BHU incident as well

Fake news is so pervasive today and has been used for so many nefarious purposes of late that it is difficult to differentiate between...
Rohingyas in New Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya

Rohingya Muslims a security threat, says Centre to Supreme Court

Above: Rohingyas in New Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya The Centre on Monday (September 18) stuck to its decision that the Rohingyas staying in India...
A shelter home for the homeless people in Kashmere Gate, Delhi. Photo: Bhavana Gaur

SC seeks details of how Rs 2k crore sanctioned for homeless have been used

Above: A shelter home for the homeless people in Kashmere Gate, Delhi. Photo: Bhavana Gaur The Supreme Court bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and...
The Rohingyas are an ethnic minority group in the Rakhine state of Myanmar, but are not recognized as citizens by the Myanmar government. Photo: UNI

SC to hear plea challenging Rohingya deportation

Above: The Rohingyas are an ethnic minority group in the Rakhine state of Myanmar, but are not recognized as citizens by the Myanmar government....
​Technical challenge on time-bound chargesheet and bail dismissed by SC

Over Rs 2k crore sanctioned, but hardly any shelters built for homeless

 SC asks for status reports from all states and centre Over Rs 2,100 crore had been sanctioned by the central government to build shelters for...

SC imposes 100 percent penalty on illegal mining in Odisha

Above: A representational picture of sand mining. Photo: facebook The Supreme Court on Wednesday (August 2) came down heavily on illegal mining in Odisha...
GM mustard: SC asks govt to have scientists file report on possible impact

GM mustard: SC asks govt to have scientists file report on possible impact

Above: A farmer spraying pesticide in his mustard field at Mayang village near Guwahati. Photo: UNI The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice JS Khehar...
Disqualified AIADMK legislators: SC appoints a third judge to break deadlock

SC to allow 4 weeks for objections after govt decides on GM mustard

The case against genetically-modified (GM) mustard seeds came up for hearing on Monday (July 17) before the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice JS Khehar and...
EC selection: Need a collegium or a new law, says SC

EC selection: Need a collegium or a new law, says SC

Above: The Election Commission of India building in New Delhi The apex court has warned the government to enact a law as required by the...
From emerging victorious in the 2015 assembly polls, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is getting increasingly isolated. Photos: UNI

Kejriwal’s Free Fall

Delhi’s beleaguered chief minister has frittered away the goodwill he won in the 2015 assembly elections. Will he make a course correction before it...
Lead picture Credit: Anil Shakya

SC orders CPCB to look into compliance in Gujarat quarries

Silicosis among workers grow even as closed units in state reopen following “casual” inspection by state pollution control body ~By Rajesh Kumar In 2006, an NGO,...
CBI chief designate Alok Kumar Verma. Photo: UNI

CBI Chief Appointment Ceases Legal Storm

~By Sujit Bhar The issue about the selection of the chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been settled, for now. The Centre, on...
(L-R) Mohammad Shahabuddin along with his supporters after his release from Bhagalpur jail; RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav. Photos: UNI

Lalu Yadav and the Shahabuddin game

There is much more to the recent controversy related to Siwan leader Mohammad Shahabuddin than meets the eye. He is merely a player in...
Inderjit Badhwar, editor-in-chief, India Legal, Magazine,

Returning Empty-handed

By Inderjit Badhwar What often makes startling headlines in the daily press does not necessarily reflect the nuance of the matter being reported, especially when...
This tony civil lines property in Civil Lines area of Allahabad was bought by Shanti Bhushan, Prashant’s father, for a paltry amount

Prashant Bhushan: Courting Controversy

There are questions and issues that cast a shadow on the integrity of the loquacious PIL lawyer By India Legal Bureau It is rightly said that...
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Prashant Bhushan addresses a press conference regarding upcoming General Elections, at Chakala in Mumbai on Jan.1, 2014. (Photo: B L Soni/IANS)

A Lesson for Mr Prashant Bhushan

It is not anti-national to express dissent but in the light of the current crisis in Kashmir, it is inappropriate for people of stature...
Supreme Court_AS (1)

SC to examine RTI’s ambit in judicial appointments

On August 17, the Supreme Court passed an order referring to a five-judge constitution bench the issues of whether disclosures of information about appointments...

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