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Prashant Bhushan
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Prashant Bhushan

Prashant Bhushan is a public interest lawyer in the Supreme Court.

Articles by Prashant Bhushan

Ending The Cycle Of Violence

Ending The Cycle Of Violence

Apr 30, 2010 Prashant Bhushan

Instead of talking about ‘sanitising’ or dominating the area where the Maoists operate, the immediate...

'Ask Them If They Would Like To Recuse Themselves'

'Ask Them If They Would Like To Recuse Themselves'

Jan 23, 2010 Prashant Bhushan

Full text of the letter to Vice President of India regarding the 3 member enquiry committee appointed to...

'My Honest And Bonafide Perception'

'My Honest And Bonafide Perception'

Dec 09, 2009 Prashant Bhushan

Full text of the affidavit by the noted campaigner for judicial accountability in response to the notice of...

L'Affaire Dinakaran

L'Affaire Dinakaran

Oct 09, 2009 Prashant Bhushan

The controversy has brought to the surface two old vexed questions: How to select and appoint judges? And...

Blowing The Whistle

Blowing The Whistle

Sep 22, 2009 Prashant Bhushan

The CVC has failed to be an institutional bulwark against corruption. The reason? Wrong appointments. It's...

Accountability, M'Lord

Accountability, M'Lord

Sep 15, 2009 Prashant Bhushan

Public disclosure of assets by judges may have been agreed upon, but the main problem remains: Absence of an...

Now Make It Binding

Now Make It Binding

Aug 27, 2009 Prashant Bhushan

Public disclosure of assets by judges is a welcome first step on the long and hard road to securing judicial...

Full Disclosure

Full Disclosure

Jul 17, 2009 Prashant Bhushan

Statement on the Proposed Bill on Declaration of Assets by Judges

Judging The Judges

Judging The Judges

Jan 21, 2009 Prashant Bhushan

Recent cases underline the need for independent Constitutional bodies for the appointment of judges as well...

Are Tougher Laws The Answer?

Are Tougher Laws The Answer?

Jan 08, 2009 Prashant Bhushan

No. Far from curbing terror, draconian laws used by a corrupt and communal police are creating conditions...

Beyond Terror

Beyond Terror

Dec 08, 2008 Prashant Bhushan

The public anger and outrage over the Mumbai terror attacks needs to be channelised. If that anger only fuels...

Courting Controversy

Courting Controversy

Apr 24, 2008 Prashant Bhushan

Has public interest litigation nowadays "largely become 'publicity interest litigation', 'private interest...

Cowards Who Caved In

Cowards Who Caved In

Nov 06, 2007 Prashant Bhushan

That's how history and future generations will remember us if we as a society do not show the nerve to...

Contempt Of Judicial Power

Contempt Of Judicial Power

Sep 19, 2007 Prashant Bhushan

Former Chief Justice of India Y.K. Sabharwal's defence becomes murkier -- rebutting the former CJI's...

Fear Of Contempt

Fear Of Contempt

Aug 29, 2007 Prashant Bhushan

Why was a story showing judicial misconduct at the highest places blacked out by the entire mainstream media?...

Contempt Of Justice

Contempt Of Justice

Aug 10, 2007 Prashant Bhushan

The case of former Chief Justice of India Y.K. Sabharwal presents disquieting facts that have very disturbing...

Reclaiming The Judicial System

Reclaiming The Judicial System

Mar 13, 2007 Prashant Bhushan

The judiciary has long been regarded as a holy cow. It is high time that the actions and judgments of judges...

Illusion Of Accountability

Illusion Of Accountability

Nov 23, 2006 Prashant Bhushan

The proposed bill to amend the Judges Inquiry Act and provide for the constitution of a National Judicial...

Retributive Violence By The State

Retributive Violence By The State

Oct 17, 2006 Prashant Bhushan

Capital punishment is no deterrence for those who are prepared to die anyway for a cause. This is in fact...

What They Don't Want You To Know

What They Don't Want You To Know

Aug 09, 2006 Prashant Bhushan

The PM has not outgrown his bureaucratic background. The PMO is being brazen and disingenuous in suggesting...