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Shanti Bhushan

SC Agrees To Examine Shanti Bhushan's Plea Challenging Roster Practice Of Allocation Of Cases By CJI

Apr 13, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The case will now be heard on April 27

'CJI Should Not Have Heard Case About His Own Power', SC's Order On Allocating Cases Evokes Mixed Response

Apr 12, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Former Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said the apex court's order was correct since the CJI is the "master of the roster"

A Hatchet Job

Jun 26, 2014 Shanti Bhushan

The CBI and the IB have been induced to act against Gopal Subramanium for taking a tough stand in the fake encounter cases in which Amit Shah, the blue eyed boy of Narendra Modi, has been chargesheeted

Choosing Jail Over Bail

If Arvind Kejriwal's decision to choose jail over bail leads to the SC issuing a general directive to all criminal courts, it could bring enormous relief to millions of accused

20 December, 2011

'The Government‘s Volte Face'

Shanti Bhushan

Why is the government going back on the key provision of its own Lokpal Bill 2011, giving the function of investigation to an independent Lokpal?

24 October, 2011

"Rise And Fight Against 'Gang Of Four'"

Anna Hazare

'The way these people are leveling allegations against Team Anna it shows they are not bothered for the well-being of our nation or society at large. They are casting aspersions on others for their own selfish interests'

06 June, 2011

'Committed To Crush The People'

Shanti Bhushan

'Helpless and unarmed people, who were protesting peacefully against corruption, were assaulted without any provocation... Is the government really serious in dealing with corruption?'

19 May, 2011

'Worried Whether We Will Be Able To Meet Our Deadline'

Shanti Bhushan

The civil society panel's co-chairperson writes to the chairperson of the Joint Drafting Committee on the Lokpal bill asking for meetings at least thrice a week if not daily

19 May, 2011

Degrading Institutions

Shanti Bhushan

Whether it is the governors or the CBI, or the ED or the IT department or the CVC, all their heads are carefully chosen to suit the Congress party's interests. Now take the CFSL (CBI) Delhi...

25 April, 2011

Three Smears

Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms

A lot of mud was thrown at the Bhushans in the hope that at least some of it would stick — that an impression would remain that they were not as clean as people thought them to be. Here are the facts about various questions raised

23 April, 2011

And Now, Some Facts...

Prashant Bhushan

...regarding the allotment of farmland plots by the NOIDA authority to Jayant Bhushan and Shanti Bhushan, about which a lot of misinformation has been spread

21 April, 2011

Manufacturing Consent

Delhi Police claims that a CFSL report claims that the controversial Shanti Bhushan CD is not tampered with. Then how does it contain bits of a different conversation dating back to 2006?

21 April, 2011

'Rebuff the Malicious Attack'

Jamia Teachers' Solidarity Association

'We stand in solidarity with Prashant Bhushan and Shanti Bhushan and reiterate our faith in their commitment in fighting against corporate loot and corruption'

20 April, 2011

'Immediately Publicly Apologize...'

Kamini Jaiswal

Shanti Bhushan serves legal notice for defamation to Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh for levelling allegations against him on a property deal.

20 April, 2011

'A Part Of The Malicious Campaign'

Shanti Bhushan

The co-chairman of the Lokpal Committee rubbishes charges in a newsreport that Mayawati government had allotted land to him and his son from "discretionary quota"

18 April, 2011

Who Has Fabricated This CD?

Shanti Bhushan

'It seems clear that Mr. Amar Singh must be involved in this fabrication... It is a serious attempt to bring not only the informant but also the judiciary under cloud and needs to be taken serious cognizance of'

15 April, 2011

A Smear Campaign

Shanti Bhushan

Planted stories followed by a fabricated CD — 'to go to such lengths shows the desperation of these people to discredit the members of the committee & derail the bill'

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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