Prashant Bhushan

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Prashant Bhushan said : “This is a very serious matter. The charges are that the then CBI boss overruled all his investigating officers to protect some high and mighty accused in the case. This court must be apprised of the final outcome now,” External link

news18 Monday, December 9, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “It is really remarkable that the government has chosen to ban e-cigarettes which are firstly used by less than 0.1% of the population and secondly are much less harmful than traditional cigarettes because they do not have the tobacco or tar and only contain nicotine. So the health effects of conventional cigarettes are far more harmful than e-cigarettes. Also, this ban on these alternative smoking devices seems to be helping the tobacco industry since e-cigarette users are likely to go back to traditional cigarettes and that is why the shares of tobacco companies jumped by 20 per cent on this Bill being passed in Lok sabha,” External link

Hindu Sunday, December 1, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “It is totally a fraud on democracy and really amazing that these people worked overnight to murder democracy. It is astounding that it was not only carried out in such a haste but in total secrecy,” External link

asianage Sunday, November 24, 2019 5:33:00 AM EAT

Prashant Bhushan told : "When the judgment came, it contained some astounding facts that the Supreme Court had taken from the sealed cover given by the government. One of them was that a CAG report was submitted before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and had been placed before Parliament and in the public which was wrong," External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, November 17, 2019 2:27:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan told : "On the basis of information given by the government in a sealed cover which was not even given to us, they (the Supreme Court) proceeded to dismiss the petition by saying that this does not come under the contours of their jurisdiction under Article 32," External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, November 17, 2019 2:27:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "The CBI has to seek the permission of the government for probing the case and it has three months to do so," External link

news-yahoo-in Saturday, November 16, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “We had in fact, in our complaint of October 4, 2018, asked the CBI to seek necessary approval... It has been more than a year since the complaint was submitted to the then Director of CBI, Alok Verma” “Accordingly, we expect Rishi Kumar Shukla, his successor, to seek the necessary approval...to begin the necessary inquiry into the complaint in earnest, in conformity with the judgment,” External link

Hindu Friday, November 15, 2019 9:00:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “The CBI has to seek the permission of the government for probing the case and it has three months to do so,” External link

expressindia Friday, November 15, 2019 8:07:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan told : "When the judgment came, it contained some astounding facts that the Supreme Court had taken from the sealed cover given by the government. One of them was that a CAG report was submitted before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and had been placed before Parliament and in the public which was wrong," External link

business-standard Friday, November 15, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan told : "On the basis of information given by the government in a sealed cover which was not even given to us, they (the Supreme Court) proceeded to dismiss the petition by saying that this does not come under the contours of their jurisdiction under Article 32," External link

business-standard Friday, November 15, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "The CBI has to seek the permission of the government for probing the case and it has three months to do so," External link

news18 Friday, November 15, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “I will be writing to the CBI , asking the agency to approach the government for permission under Section 17A to investigate the scam,” External link

business-standard Thursday, November 14, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said ( about Law Justice ) : "So in that context, they have held that the office of the Chief Justice of India is a public authority covered under the (RTI) Act," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 13, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said ( about Law Justice ) : “So in that context, they have held that the office of the Chief Justice of India is a public authority covered under the (RTI) Act,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "court has not been very forthcoming," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 13, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "Process of appointment and transfers is shrouded in mystery. It remains a sacred ritual and its mystery confined to a handful of people," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 13, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “This is not independence from accountability. Independence of judiciary means it has to be independent of the executive and not independent from the common public. People are entitled to know as to what public authorities are doing,” External link

india Wednesday, November 13, 2019 2:12:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "This is not the independence from accountability. Independence of judiciary means it has to be independent from the executive and not independent from common public. People are entitled to know as to what public authorities are doing," External link

firstpost Wednesday, November 13, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "This is not the independence from accountability. Independence of judiciary means it has to be independent from the executive and not independent from common public. People are entitled to know as to what public authorities are doing," External link

news18 Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “This is not the independence from accountability. Independence of judiciary means it has to be independent from the executive and not independent from common public. People are entitled to know as to what public authorities are doing,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, November 12, 2019 3:46:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "This is not the independence from accountability. Independence of judiciary means it has to be independent from the executive and not independent from common public. People are entitled to know as to what public authorities are doing," External link

news18 Tuesday, November 12, 2019 3:40:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “This is not the independence from accountability. Independence of judiciary means it has to be independent from the executive and not independent from common public. People are entitled to know as to what public authorities are doing,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, November 12, 2019 2:35:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "This is not the independence from accountability. Independence of judiciary means it has to be independent from the executive and not independent from common public. People are entitled to know as to what public authorities are doing," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 12, 2019 2:22:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “This is not the independence from accountability. Independence of judiciary means it has to be independent from the executive and not independent from common public. People are entitled to know as to what public authorities are doing,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, November 12, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan claimed : "His brothers were not even present there and they were booked," External link

business-standard Monday, September 16, 2019 9:56:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan claimed : “His brothers were not even present there and they were booked,” External link

financialexpress Monday, September 16, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “The bifurcation of J&K requires the consent of the elected Assembly of the state. Also, any amendment through Article 370 to the subjects the Union can deal with in J&K also requires the consent of the J&K Assembly. Can’t be done by just (the) President or the governor’s consent. Unconstitutional” External link

asianage Monday, August 5, 2019 11:33:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said ( about Ravish Kumar ) : "At a time when most journalists have become lapdogs and cheerleaders of those in power, Ravish has shown what real journalism of courage is. Raising real issues and speaking truth to power," External link

business-standard Friday, August 2, 2019 3:57:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan told : "A tentative chief minister of Karnataka is one of the respondents (in the matter). A person who is likely to become the chief minister today is involved. The other person was then a minister in Karnataka," External link

business-standard Friday, July 26, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan told : "A tentative chief minister of Karnataka is one of the respondents (in the matter). A person who is likely to become the chief minister today is involved. The other person was then a minister in Karnataka," External link

news18 Friday, July 26, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan contended : "It is a rampant problem across the country which needs to be tackled immediately," External link

business-standard Wednesday, July 24, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan told : "This (illegal sand mining) is a rampant problem across the country and it needs to be tackled," External link

business-standard Wednesday, July 24, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "All Modiji talks about is Balakot. But that's gone. That's past. The main issue in states like UP and Bihar today is unemployment and our PM seems to be ignoring that," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, May 17, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "All Modiji talks about is Balakot. But that's gone. That's the past. The main issue in states like UP and Bihar today is unemployment and our PM seems to be ignoring that," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, May 17, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan notes : “ln the fourteen years since the filing of a PIL (Aruna Rodrigues v Union of lndia) for a moratorium on GMOs in 2005, there has been a disregard for the most basic norms governing the regulation of GlVlOs in lndia” External link

globalresearch Wednesday, May 15, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Prashant Bhushan told ( about Cabinet Committee ) : “Standard clauses that are required to be part of defence deals were dropped for Rafale deal after meeting of Cabinet Committee on Security. For this fact alone, the deal should be reviewed,” External link

business-standard Friday, May 10, 2019 11:19:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "We are not in favour of the cancellation of the contract, but criminal investigation should be made by the CBI into the deal.....as the material information has been suppressed, we cannot reach to the root of the matter... Ultimately, the deal went ahead without any guarantee, no or sovereign guarantee" External link

business-standard Friday, May 10, 2019 8:15:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said ( about Commission ) : “However, the returning officer of the Election Commission on that very day, without waiting for the commission’s response to the representation, rejected his nomination papers on the grounds that he was dismissed from government service on April 19, 2017, and five years’ from the date had not elapsed,” External link

economictimes Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:11:00 AM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “She can file an FIR with a police station but that will require the permission of the President of India. She can also go to court challenging her dismissal from service...,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, May 7, 2019 5:49:00 AM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “Isn’t the public entitled to know the reason why he was denied appointment,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, April 4, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "The process of appointment and transfers is shrouded in mystery. It remains a sacred ritual and its mystery confined to a handful of people," External link

business-standard Thursday, April 4, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan asked : “Would the public not want to know why the government rejected these names?” External link

thehindu Thursday, April 4, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan asked : “Would the public not want to know why the government rejected these names?” External link

Hindu Thursday, April 4, 2019 2:24:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "But for judges there has to be class exemption. Therefore, selection of judges has to be kept out of public gaze... This is not being transparent," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, April 4, 2019 1:25:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "We do not get good people to represent us, as people vote for a winning candidate than the best candidate in the contest," External link

news18 Saturday, March 30, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "As India is in the danger of turning into a fascist state, citizens, civil society groups and people's movements should come together to save its democracy and civilization," External link

news18 Saturday, March 30, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "It is estimated that Rs 1 lakh crore would be spent on the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and 90 per cent of it would be spent by the BJP," External link

news18 Saturday, March 30, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "Drastic electoral reforms are urgently needed to bring in transparency in electoral funding. No country in the world has a non-transparent instrument like electoral bonds' we have in India where corporate and foreign entities can send money to any party funds secretly but legally," External link

news18 Saturday, March 30, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “It is unfortunate that the selection committee does not include the Leader of the Opposition. The Supreme Court did not accept our plea that the leader of the single largest party in the Opposition should be made a member of the committee in place of the Leader of the Opposition,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, March 17, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan argued : “Documents are already in public domain in public interest. There is a lot of Supreme Court judgments which hold that public interest trumps over privilege,” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 14, 2019 11:26:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan asked : “But only the details of the Rafale deal are redacted. Why? The government note in the Supreme Court in November 2018 said the CAG report would be redacted. How did the government know then the CAG report would be redacted?” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 14, 2019 11:26:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan argued : “Documents are already in public domain in public interest. There is a lot of Supreme Court judgments which hold that public interest trumps over privilege,” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 14, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan asked : “But only the details of the Rafale deal are redacted. Why? The government note in the Supreme Court in November 2018 said the CAG report would be redacted. How did the government know then the CAG report would be redacted?” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 14, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "The CAG report submitted by the government itself contains all details of as many as 10 defence deals. It is untenable on their part to now claim the privilege. Rafale is the only case where they redacted pricing details," External link

dnaindia Thursday, March 14, 2019 5:02:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "The CAG report submitted by the government itself contains all details of as many as 10 defence deals. It is untenable on their part to now claim the privilege. Rafale is the only case where they redacted pricing details," External link

business-standard Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:05:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "There is no government-to-government contract in purchasing Rafale jets as there is no sovereign guarantee extended to India by France in the Rs 58,000 crore deal," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, March 14, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “There is no government-to-government contract in purchasing Rafale jets as there is no sovereign guarantee extended to India by France in the Rs 58,000 crore deal,” External link

expressindia Thursday, March 14, 2019 2:45:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan asked : “How does the State not challenge the quashing of its own case?” External link

Hindu Monday, March 11, 2019 2:41:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan asked : “How does the State not challenge the quashing of its own case?” External link

thehindu Monday, March 11, 2019 2:01:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan told : “It is an astounding proposition being made that in the case of a defence deal the courts must not interfere. If an allegation of corruption is made, then it is duty of investigation agency to probe as per Constitution Bench judgment of this court. It is a different thing if they don't find they can file a closure report,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, March 6, 2019 11:19:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “In every report of CAG, where a defence deal has been audited, all pricing details are given. For the first time in history of CAG, at the insistence of the government, the price details have been redacted,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, March 6, 2019 11:19:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "The government itself disclosed thrice in the Parliament the price of Rafale fighter jet deal. They even gave the price of up-gradation of Mirage fighter aircraft. This is the first time in the history of Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) that redacted pricing of fighter jet deal were given. This is astonishing. This was done on the insistence of government," External link

firstpost Wednesday, March 6, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan added : "This is contrary to the CAG Act. They cannot table redacted pricing details before the Parliament and the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). This is the first time it has been done and the government knew about it," External link

firstpost Wednesday, March 6, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "The government itself disclosed thrice in the Parliament the price of Rafale fighter jet deal. They even gave price of up-gradation of Mirage fighter aircraft. This is the first time in the history of Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) that redacted pricing of fighter jet deal were given. This is astonishing. This was done on the insistence of government," External link

economictimes Wednesday, March 6, 2019 9:00:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan added : "This is contrary to the CAG Act. They cannot table redacted pricing details before the Parliament and the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). This is the first time it has been done and the government knew about it," External link

economictimes Wednesday, March 6, 2019 9:00:00 PM EAT



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Prashant Bhushan said : “This is a very serious matter. The charges are that the then CBI boss overruled all his investigating officers to protect some high and mighty accused in the case. This court must be apprised of the final outcome now,” External link

news18 Monday, December 9, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “It is really remarkable that the government has chosen to ban e-cigarettes which are firstly used by less than 0.1% of the population and secondly are much less harmful than traditional cigarettes because they do not have the tobacco or tar and only contain nicotine. So the health effects of conventional cigarettes are far more harmful than e-cigarettes. Also, this ban on these alternative smoking devices seems to be helping the tobacco industry since e-cigarette users are likely to go back to traditional cigarettes and that is why the shares of tobacco companies jumped by 20 per cent on this Bill being passed in Lok sabha,” External link

Hindu Sunday, December 1, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “It is totally a fraud on democracy and really amazing that these people worked overnight to murder democracy. It is astounding that it was not only carried out in such a haste but in total secrecy,” External link

asianage Sunday, November 24, 2019 5:33:00 AM EAT

Prashant Bhushan told : "When the judgment came, it contained some astounding facts that the Supreme Court had taken from the sealed cover given by the government. One of them was that a CAG report was submitted before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and had been placed before Parliament and in the public which was wrong," External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, November 17, 2019 2:27:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan told : "On the basis of information given by the government in a sealed cover which was not even given to us, they (the Supreme Court) proceeded to dismiss the petition by saying that this does not come under the contours of their jurisdiction under Article 32," External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, November 17, 2019 2:27:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "The CBI has to seek the permission of the government for probing the case and it has three months to do so," External link

news-yahoo-in Saturday, November 16, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “We had in fact, in our complaint of October 4, 2018, asked the CBI to seek necessary approval... It has been more than a year since the complaint was submitted to the then Director of CBI, Alok Verma” “Accordingly, we expect Rishi Kumar Shukla, his successor, to seek the necessary approval...to begin the necessary inquiry into the complaint in earnest, in conformity with the judgment,” External link

Hindu Friday, November 15, 2019 9:00:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “The CBI has to seek the permission of the government for probing the case and it has three months to do so,” External link

expressindia Friday, November 15, 2019 8:07:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan told : "When the judgment came, it contained some astounding facts that the Supreme Court had taken from the sealed cover given by the government. One of them was that a CAG report was submitted before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and had been placed before Parliament and in the public which was wrong," External link

business-standard Friday, November 15, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan told : "On the basis of information given by the government in a sealed cover which was not even given to us, they (the Supreme Court) proceeded to dismiss the petition by saying that this does not come under the contours of their jurisdiction under Article 32," External link

business-standard Friday, November 15, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "The CBI has to seek the permission of the government for probing the case and it has three months to do so," External link

news18 Friday, November 15, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “I will be writing to the CBI , asking the agency to approach the government for permission under Section 17A to investigate the scam,” External link

business-standard Thursday, November 14, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said ( about Law Justice ) : "So in that context, they have held that the office of the Chief Justice of India is a public authority covered under the (RTI) Act," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 13, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said ( about Law Justice ) : “So in that context, they have held that the office of the Chief Justice of India is a public authority covered under the (RTI) Act,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "court has not been very forthcoming," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 13, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "Process of appointment and transfers is shrouded in mystery. It remains a sacred ritual and its mystery confined to a handful of people," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 13, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “This is not independence from accountability. Independence of judiciary means it has to be independent of the executive and not independent from the common public. People are entitled to know as to what public authorities are doing,” External link

india Wednesday, November 13, 2019 2:12:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "This is not the independence from accountability. Independence of judiciary means it has to be independent from the executive and not independent from common public. People are entitled to know as to what public authorities are doing," External link

firstpost Wednesday, November 13, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "This is not the independence from accountability. Independence of judiciary means it has to be independent from the executive and not independent from common public. People are entitled to know as to what public authorities are doing," External link

news18 Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “This is not the independence from accountability. Independence of judiciary means it has to be independent from the executive and not independent from common public. People are entitled to know as to what public authorities are doing,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, November 12, 2019 3:46:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "This is not the independence from accountability. Independence of judiciary means it has to be independent from the executive and not independent from common public. People are entitled to know as to what public authorities are doing," External link

news18 Tuesday, November 12, 2019 3:40:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “This is not the independence from accountability. Independence of judiciary means it has to be independent from the executive and not independent from common public. People are entitled to know as to what public authorities are doing,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, November 12, 2019 2:35:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "This is not the independence from accountability. Independence of judiciary means it has to be independent from the executive and not independent from common public. People are entitled to know as to what public authorities are doing," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 12, 2019 2:22:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “This is not the independence from accountability. Independence of judiciary means it has to be independent from the executive and not independent from common public. People are entitled to know as to what public authorities are doing,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, November 12, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan claimed : "His brothers were not even present there and they were booked," External link

business-standard Monday, September 16, 2019 9:56:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan claimed : “His brothers were not even present there and they were booked,” External link

financialexpress Monday, September 16, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “The bifurcation of J&K requires the consent of the elected Assembly of the state. Also, any amendment through Article 370 to the subjects the Union can deal with in J&K also requires the consent of the J&K Assembly. Can’t be done by just (the) President or the governor’s consent. Unconstitutional” External link

asianage Monday, August 5, 2019 11:33:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said ( about Ravish Kumar ) : "At a time when most journalists have become lapdogs and cheerleaders of those in power, Ravish has shown what real journalism of courage is. Raising real issues and speaking truth to power," External link

business-standard Friday, August 2, 2019 3:57:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan told : "A tentative chief minister of Karnataka is one of the respondents (in the matter). A person who is likely to become the chief minister today is involved. The other person was then a minister in Karnataka," External link

business-standard Friday, July 26, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan told : "A tentative chief minister of Karnataka is one of the respondents (in the matter). A person who is likely to become the chief minister today is involved. The other person was then a minister in Karnataka," External link

news18 Friday, July 26, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan contended : "It is a rampant problem across the country which needs to be tackled immediately," External link

business-standard Wednesday, July 24, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan told : "This (illegal sand mining) is a rampant problem across the country and it needs to be tackled," External link

business-standard Wednesday, July 24, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "All Modiji talks about is Balakot. But that's gone. That's past. The main issue in states like UP and Bihar today is unemployment and our PM seems to be ignoring that," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, May 17, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "All Modiji talks about is Balakot. But that's gone. That's the past. The main issue in states like UP and Bihar today is unemployment and our PM seems to be ignoring that," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, May 17, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan notes : “ln the fourteen years since the filing of a PIL (Aruna Rodrigues v Union of lndia) for a moratorium on GMOs in 2005, there has been a disregard for the most basic norms governing the regulation of GlVlOs in lndia” External link

globalresearch Wednesday, May 15, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Prashant Bhushan told ( about Cabinet Committee ) : “Standard clauses that are required to be part of defence deals were dropped for Rafale deal after meeting of Cabinet Committee on Security. For this fact alone, the deal should be reviewed,” External link

business-standard Friday, May 10, 2019 11:19:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "We are not in favour of the cancellation of the contract, but criminal investigation should be made by the CBI into the deal.....as the material information has been suppressed, we cannot reach to the root of the matter... Ultimately, the deal went ahead without any guarantee, no or sovereign guarantee" External link

business-standard Friday, May 10, 2019 8:15:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said ( about Commission ) : “However, the returning officer of the Election Commission on that very day, without waiting for the commission’s response to the representation, rejected his nomination papers on the grounds that he was dismissed from government service on April 19, 2017, and five years’ from the date had not elapsed,” External link

economictimes Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:11:00 AM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “She can file an FIR with a police station but that will require the permission of the President of India. She can also go to court challenging her dismissal from service...,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, May 7, 2019 5:49:00 AM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “Isn’t the public entitled to know the reason why he was denied appointment,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, April 4, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "The process of appointment and transfers is shrouded in mystery. It remains a sacred ritual and its mystery confined to a handful of people," External link

business-standard Thursday, April 4, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan asked : “Would the public not want to know why the government rejected these names?” External link

thehindu Thursday, April 4, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan asked : “Would the public not want to know why the government rejected these names?” External link

Hindu Thursday, April 4, 2019 2:24:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "But for judges there has to be class exemption. Therefore, selection of judges has to be kept out of public gaze... This is not being transparent," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, April 4, 2019 1:25:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "We do not get good people to represent us, as people vote for a winning candidate than the best candidate in the contest," External link

news18 Saturday, March 30, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "As India is in the danger of turning into a fascist state, citizens, civil society groups and people's movements should come together to save its democracy and civilization," External link

news18 Saturday, March 30, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "It is estimated that Rs 1 lakh crore would be spent on the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and 90 per cent of it would be spent by the BJP," External link

news18 Saturday, March 30, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "Drastic electoral reforms are urgently needed to bring in transparency in electoral funding. No country in the world has a non-transparent instrument like electoral bonds' we have in India where corporate and foreign entities can send money to any party funds secretly but legally," External link

news18 Saturday, March 30, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “It is unfortunate that the selection committee does not include the Leader of the Opposition. The Supreme Court did not accept our plea that the leader of the single largest party in the Opposition should be made a member of the committee in place of the Leader of the Opposition,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, March 17, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan argued : “Documents are already in public domain in public interest. There is a lot of Supreme Court judgments which hold that public interest trumps over privilege,” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 14, 2019 11:26:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan asked : “But only the details of the Rafale deal are redacted. Why? The government note in the Supreme Court in November 2018 said the CAG report would be redacted. How did the government know then the CAG report would be redacted?” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 14, 2019 11:26:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan argued : “Documents are already in public domain in public interest. There is a lot of Supreme Court judgments which hold that public interest trumps over privilege,” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 14, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan asked : “But only the details of the Rafale deal are redacted. Why? The government note in the Supreme Court in November 2018 said the CAG report would be redacted. How did the government know then the CAG report would be redacted?” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 14, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "The CAG report submitted by the government itself contains all details of as many as 10 defence deals. It is untenable on their part to now claim the privilege. Rafale is the only case where they redacted pricing details," External link

dnaindia Thursday, March 14, 2019 5:02:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "The CAG report submitted by the government itself contains all details of as many as 10 defence deals. It is untenable on their part to now claim the privilege. Rafale is the only case where they redacted pricing details," External link

business-standard Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:05:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "There is no government-to-government contract in purchasing Rafale jets as there is no sovereign guarantee extended to India by France in the Rs 58,000 crore deal," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, March 14, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “There is no government-to-government contract in purchasing Rafale jets as there is no sovereign guarantee extended to India by France in the Rs 58,000 crore deal,” External link

expressindia Thursday, March 14, 2019 2:45:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan asked : “How does the State not challenge the quashing of its own case?” External link

Hindu Monday, March 11, 2019 2:41:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan asked : “How does the State not challenge the quashing of its own case?” External link

thehindu Monday, March 11, 2019 2:01:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan told : “It is an astounding proposition being made that in the case of a defence deal the courts must not interfere. If an allegation of corruption is made, then it is duty of investigation agency to probe as per Constitution Bench judgment of this court. It is a different thing if they don't find they can file a closure report,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, March 6, 2019 11:19:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : “In every report of CAG, where a defence deal has been audited, all pricing details are given. For the first time in history of CAG, at the insistence of the government, the price details have been redacted,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, March 6, 2019 11:19:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "The government itself disclosed thrice in the Parliament the price of Rafale fighter jet deal. They even gave the price of up-gradation of Mirage fighter aircraft. This is the first time in the history of Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) that redacted pricing of fighter jet deal were given. This is astonishing. This was done on the insistence of government," External link

firstpost Wednesday, March 6, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan added : "This is contrary to the CAG Act. They cannot table redacted pricing details before the Parliament and the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). This is the first time it has been done and the government knew about it," External link

firstpost Wednesday, March 6, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan said : "The government itself disclosed thrice in the Parliament the price of Rafale fighter jet deal. They even gave price of up-gradation of Mirage fighter aircraft. This is the first time in the history of Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) that redacted pricing of fighter jet deal were given. This is astonishing. This was done on the insistence of government," External link

economictimes Wednesday, March 6, 2019 9:00:00 PM EAT

Prashant Bhushan added : "This is contrary to the CAG Act. They cannot table redacted pricing details before the Parliament and the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). This is the first time it has been done and the government knew about it," External link

economictimes Wednesday, March 6, 2019 9:00:00 PM EAT



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