Prashant Bhushan

  • SC declines to stay trial court proceedings against Kejriwal, AAP leaders 15-04-2014 01:30 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to stay the proceedings in the trial court in a defamation case filed by Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal's son Amit against former Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and AAP leaders Shazia Ilmi, Prashant Bhushan and Manish Sisodia. A bench comprising justices H L Dattu and...
  • Atrocities on tribals by Congress, BJP led to rise in Maoism, claims Prashant Bhushan 07-04-2014 07:52 AM

    Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan on Sunday held atrocities on tribals during the rule of both Congress and BJP governments responsible for the rise in Maoism in Chhattisgarh. "The parties looted natural resources of tribals. They (tribals) have suffered huge atrocities when they took stand for their rights....
  • Delhi HC asks CBI to speed up anti-graft probe against Virbhadra 02-04-2014 05:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday ordered the CBI to speed up their investigation against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh. A preliminary inquiry was registered after AAP leader Prashant Bhushan filed a complaint alleging that Virbhadra's wealth was much more than his earning. Bhushan also alleged that...
  • AAP demands action against BJP workers for violence 05-03-2014 10:49 PM

    New Delhi: After clashes broke out between BJP and AAP workers over the detention of Arvind Kejriwal, his party on Wednesday demanded action against BJP workers involved in the violence. "You don't need any permission for non-violent protest. Protesting is a basic right and we were exercising our right and...
  • Former Kerala CM Achuthanandan rejects AAP's invitation to join party 20-02-2014 07:38 PM

    CPI(M) stalwart VS Achuthanandan today rejected AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal's invitation to him to join his party, saying it only betrayed the latter's ignorance of the long political struggles he had waged based on Marxism-Leninism. The nonagenarian leader was reacting to Kejriwal's statement during a television interview on Wednesday that...
  • No point staying in power after Jan Lokpal setback, says Prashant Bhushan 15-02-2014 01:43 PM

    Holding BJP and Congress responsible for the fall of Arvind Kejriwal government, AAP leader Prashant Bhushan on Saturday said the party was left with no option but to quit as implementing Jan Lokpal was their top priority. "From the beginning, Congress and BJP were against this bill and that is...
  • Himachal government orders probe into Prashant Bhushan's land deals 10-02-2014 06:46 PM

    Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh government on Monday ordered a probe into Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan's land deals in the state. The state government asked the Deputy Commissioner of Kangra to investigate the matter. Sources said that the government will take action in the case once the report comes...
  • Never imagined I would get into politics: Kejriwal 09-02-2014 10:24 AM

    New Delhi: He calls himself a "political revolutionary" now, but Arvind Kejriwal says that he had never imagined that he would plunge into politics, form a party and contest elections. "I had never imagined that I would get into politics," the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi Chief Minister...
  • Jan Lokpal Bill will be tabled without Centre's nod: AAP 08-02-2014 08:09 PM

    New Delhi: Alleging that both the BJP and Congress have joined hands to stall the Jan Lokpal Bill, the Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday said its government would ensure passage of the proposed legislation in the Assembly's special session without prior approval of the Centre. "Without prior approval of the...
  • AAP MLA's office ransacked allegedly by supporters of a BSP councillor 08-02-2014 02:00 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party MLA Manoj Kumar's office was ransacked on Saturday afternoon. The AAP leader claimed that the supporters of a Bahujan Samaj Party councillor were behind the attack on his office. Kumar said that the volunteers present in his office suffered minor injuries during the incident. He...
  • Sexual assault: Tejpal applies for bail to Goa bench of Bombay HC 08-02-2014 11:15 AM

    Panaji: Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal on Saturday applied for bail in the sexual assault case against him to the Goa bench of the Bombay High Court. The plea will be heard next week. It is expected that the Goa Police will file a charge sheet in the case before...
  • SC issues defamation notice to Kejriwal, three other AAP leaders 07-02-2014 11:34 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued a defamation notice to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia and Aam Aadmi Party leaders Prashant Bhushan and Shazia Ilmi. The notice has been issued on a petition by Union Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal's lawyer son Amit Sibal....
  • AAP leaders not providing info on party funding: Centre to Delhi HC 29-01-2014 12:43 PM

    The Centre on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that AAP leaders, including Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, have not provided the information sought by them on the funding received by the party. "We have asked for certain details from them regarding bank accounts and other information vide our letter dated...
  • AAP - a phenomenon for change?

    Just Asking |  S K Srivastava
    It is a mix of irony and compulsion. It is also astounding that a toddler-AAP, emerged out off IAC movement, following taunts and ridicule to...

  • AAP in support of smaller states, rules out pre-poll alliances 18-01-2014 06:45 PM

    Indicating that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is in favour of separate Telangana state, its senior leader Prashant Bhushan on Saturday said the outfit supported smaller states as it believes in decentralisation of power. Bhushan also said the AAP was averse to having any pre-poll alliance with any political party....
  • Raman Singh slams Prashant Bhushan's statement on Maoists 13-01-2014 11:52 PM

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Monday slammed AAP leader Prashant Bhushan for his remarks on referendum on deployment of forces in Maoist-hit areas and said he should ask naxals to stop violence instead of making such statements. "Prashant Bhushan should ask Maoists to give up bullets and adopt the...
  • Hindu Raksha Dal disrupts Bhushan's conference, calls him a CIA agent 13-01-2014 04:50 PM

    New Delhi: Days after Hindu Raksha Dal leader Pinky Choudhary was detained for the attack on Aam Aadmi Party office in Kaushambi, another leader of the outfit disrupted the press conference of AAP leader Prashant Bhushan. Vishnu Gupta disrupted the media conference and called Bhushan a CIA agent. Gupta had...
  • Indian Army tries to control situation, not escalate it: Bikram Singh 13-01-2014 12:57 PM

    New Delhi: Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Monday refuted allegations that the Indian Army was not retaliating strongly during ceasefire violations by Pakistan. Speaking to media at the annual press conference, the General said that the endeavour of Indian Army was to control the situation at the border and...
  • Kejriwal's objection to security overruled, Ghaziabad police to give 'Z' security cover 13-01-2014 07:55 AM

    Notwithstanding Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's stand against taking any security cover, Ghaziabad police has decided to provide 'Z' category protection to him from Monday. As per the security plan outlined by the district police, 30 personnel would be deployed round-the-clock to provide security to Kejriwal. Kejriwal presently resides with...
  • Objection overruled: Ghaziabad Police to give 'Z' security to Kejriwal 12-01-2014 11:20 PM

    Ghaziabad: Notwithstanding Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's stand against taking any security cover, Ghaziabad Police has decided to provide 'Z' category protection to him from Monday. As per the security plan outlined by the district police, 30 personnel would be deployed round-the-clock to provide security to Kejriwal. Kejriwal presently resides...
  • Digvijaya Singh corners BJP, RSS over attack on AAP office in Kaushambi 09-01-2014 01:45 PM

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh has alleged role of Sangh and BJP in the attack on Aam Aadmi Party office in Kaushambi while strongly condemning the vandalism. "I strongly condemn the attack on AAP office," Singh wrote on micro-blogging website Twitter on Wednesday night. Activists of a fringe right-wing group...
  • Plea in Delhi HC asks Kejriwal to accept security cover 09-01-2014 09:55 AM

    New Delhi: In the wake of an attack by a right wing Hindu outfit on the Aam Aadmi Party's headquarter in Kaushambhi, a plea has been filed in the Delhi High Court on Wednesday asking Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal not to refuse security cover. A group of 30 to...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 08-01-2014 11:51 PM

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  • Kashmir row: Hindu Rakshak Dal activists attack AAP office 08-01-2014 07:31 PM

    At least 30 to 40 activists belonging to Hindu Raksha Dal vandalised the AAP office on Wednesday to protest party member Prashant Bhushan's comments on holding a referendum in Kashmir. ...
  • Outfit behind AAP office attack related to BJP: Sanjay Singh 08-01-2014 05:03 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday condemned the attack by the Hindu Rakshak Dal on the party office in Kaushambi and blamed Bharatiya Janata Party and its supporters for the same. "We strongly condemn the attack in our office and we demand strong action against those who did this,"...
  • Hindu Rakshak Dal's Pinky Choudhary detained for AAP office attack 08-01-2014 03:17 PM

    New Delhi: Hindu Rakshak Dal leader Pinky Choudhary has been detained for the attack on Aam Aadmi Party office in Kaushambi. An FIR has been registered under Section 506, 436, 426, 504, 354, 153, 154 against the members of the outfit. At least 30 to 40 people vandalised the AAP...
  • Prashant Bhushan blames BJP and its affiliates for the attack on AAP office 08-01-2014 01:32 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan, who is under fire for his remark on Kashmir remark, has blamed outfits affiliated to the Bharatiya Janata Party for the attack on AAP office on Wednesday. Bhushan said, "These are the same people who attacked me previously too. Vishnu Gupta is...
  • For how long can AAP play victim? 08-01-2014 01:14 PM

    New Delhi: The attack on the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) office in Kaushambi by a fringe Hindu group has hit the national headlines. Predictably the AAP is playing the victim. But, the AAP must not forget the fact that it refused to take security for Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and...
  • Watch: Hindu Rakshak Dal attacks AAP office in Kaushambi 08-01-2014 12:57 PM

    A group of 30 to 40 members of the Hindu Rakshak Dal attacked the Aam Aadmi Party's office in Kaushambi on Wednesday, protesting against AAP leader Prashant Bhushan's comments on Kashmir. ...