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08-Sep-2018 Ahmedabad

IAF officials being pressured on Rafale : Prashant Bhushan

Senior Supreme Court lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan on Saturday alleged that to justify the changed Rafale deal, the Indian Air Force (IAF) officials were being forced to speak in praise of the new deal signed by the Modi Government.The opposition parties...

12-Dec-2017 New Delhi/Ahmedabad

BJP on 'secret' meet with Pakistanis, Modi asked about Nawaz 'biryani'

The opposition reminded Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday of the 'biryani' served by then Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Lahore in 2015 as the BJP harped on former Prime Minister Manmohan Singhs meeting with Pakistani diplomats.The Bharatiya...

04-Dec-2017 New Delhi

No chance of returning to AAP, say Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav

Dismissing reports that the AAP was holding talks with them for their return to the party, Swaraj India founders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav on Monday said there was no such possibility.Bhushan retweeted a media report that quoted Aam Aadmi Party leader...

11-Jan-2017 New Delhi

SC judgment setback to fight against corruption : Prashant Bhushan

Advocate Prashant Bhushan on Wednesday said dismissal of an application for probe against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Birla and Sahara payoffs was a "setback" to the campaign against corruption."This judgment is very unfortunate and is a set-back to the...

22-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Rafale could prove Bofors for BJP: Prashant Bhushan

Swaraj Abhiyan leader Prashant Bhushan on Saturday attacked the central government over the purchase deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets from France and said "it will prove to be the Bofors for the BJP"."From the stony silence of the government to the revelations...

02-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Swaraj Abhiyan launches its political wing 'Swaraj India'

Swaraj Abhiyan, led by former AAP leader Yogendra Yadav, on Sunday launched its political wing 'Swaraj India' on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's birthday.Yadav will be the President and Ajit Jha the General Secretary, the new party announced at a press briefing...

29-May-2016 Chandigarh/New Delhi

Swaraj Abhiyan Punjab takes form months ahead of assembly polls

With barely months to go for assembly polls in Punjab, launch of a new political party -- Swaraj Party -- was announced on Sunday in Chandigarh, led by former Panjab University professor Manjit Singh.The new entity claimed association with the Swaraj Abhiyan...

15-Apr-2016 New Delhi

Prashant Bhushan terms odd-even a 'gimmick'

Activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Friday termed the Delhi government's odd-even traffic restriction scheme a "gimmick".Citizens could offer better solutions to pollution, suggested Bhushan, formerly a key member of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and a close associate of Delhi...

15-Feb-2016 New Delhi

Not just JNU but free thinking also under attack: Prashant Bhushan

Eminent lawyer and Swaraj Abhiyan leader Prashant Bhushan on Monday said not only Jawaharlal Nehru University and its students' union, but its thoughts and traditions were under attack."JNU is a place where debates can place on any topics. And this is a sign...

03-Dec-2015 New Delhi

Prashant Bhushan meets Anna Hazare over Jan Lokpal Bill

Former AAP leader Prashant Bhushan on Thursday met social activist Anna Hazare to complain against what he said were shortcomings in the Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill.The meeting took place at Hazare's residence at Ralegan Siddhi in Maharashtra, Bhushan tweeted. Hazare...

20-Oct-2015 New Delhi

Prashant Bhushan slams Jaitley over 'tyranny of the unelected' remark

Lawyer-activist Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday criticized Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for describing as "tyranny of the unelected" the apex court verdict striking down the National Judicial Appointment Commission as "unconstitutional and void".The apex court's constitution...

11-Aug-2015 New Delhi

Prashant Bhushan attacks police over Yogendra's arrest

Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav's midnight arrest shows the "dictatorial tendency" of Delhi Police, Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan said on Tuesday.He also accused the Delhi Police of working at the behest of the Narendra Modi government, and vowed...

25-Jul-2015 New Delhi

Prashant Bhushan sends notice to Sisodia

Former AAP leader and lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Saturday sent a legal notice to Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia over regularisation of contractual teachers in the national capital."I have sent a legal notice (to Sisodia) as regularising contract...

08-Jun-2015 New Delhi

Appointing K.V.Chowdhary as CVC 'shameful': Prashant Bhushan

Prominent lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Monday termed the government's decision to appoint former Central Board of Direct Taxation chief K.V. Chowdary as the new Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) as "shameful and unfortunate"."It's shameful and unfortunate that...

04-May-2015 Pune

350 Maharashtra AAP activists join Swaraj Abhiyan

Accusing Arvind Kejriwal of 'murdering democracy' in the Aam Aadmi Party, around 350 party activists and leaders joined the Swaraj Abhiyan, floated by expelled AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, here on Monday."Around 350 activists and leaders have...

21-Apr-2015 New Delhi

After expulsion, Yadav, Bhushan describe AAP as khap

After being expelled from their Aam Aadmi Party on Monday night for anti-party activities, Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav lambasted the party, describing it as a Khap Panchayat (kangaroo court).Although the two leaders termed their expulsion from the...

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