Shanti Bhushan

  • Differences in AAP come to the fore again as Bhushan questions Kejriwal's skills August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Differences within the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) again came to fore when its patron Shanti Bhushan hit out at Arvind Kejriwal, questioning his organisational skills and internal democracy in the party. "Arvind (Kejriwal) is a great leader and a great campaigner, but in my opinion he lacks organisational...
  • Shanti Bhushan files FIR against Mail Today for forged article December 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi party member Shanti Bhushan has lodged an FIR and filed a defamation suit against Mail Today after the newspaper carried an article purportedly written by him. 'Mail Today' carried an article in the name of Shanti Bhushan which was critical of Aam Admi Party leader Arvind...
  • Mail Today editor apologises to Shanti Bhushan for forged article December 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Mail Today Editor Sandeep Bamzai has apologised to senior lawyer Shanti Bhushan for publishing an article on Aam Aadmi Party with his name. An article allegedly written by Shanti Bhushan was published on Friday in Mail Today in which he had purportedly criticised Aam Aadmi party's (AAP) national...
  • Shanti Bhushan denies writing article slamming Kejriwal December 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Shanti Bhushan, senior lawyer and father of AAP leader Prashant Bhushan, on Friday denied writing any article slamming party national convener Arvind Kejriwal in a newspaper editorial. Bhushan denied writing the article titled 'Kejriwal is on course to ruin 2014 for the BJP' 'Mail Today/Daily mail'. He said,...
  • HC's verdict on CBI will have disastrous implications, says experts November 8, 2013

    The ripple effects of Gauhati High Court's ruling holding as "unconstitutional" the setting up of the CBI was, on Friday, felt in criminal courts and legal experts expressed apprehension about "disastrous" implications of the verdict. While DMK MP A Raja and senior Congress leader Sajjan Kumar raked up the issue to...
  • Fodder scam: SC reserves order on Lalu's plea to transfer trial court judge August 6, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its order on RJD chief Lalu Yadav's plea seeking transfer of the trial court judge hearing the case against him in the fodder scam in Jharkhand. A bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam, which had on July 9 ordered an interim stay on...
  • Shanti Bhushan donates Rs 1 crore to Aam Aadmi Party November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Law Minister Shanti Bhushan on Monday donated Rs 1 crore to the newly-launched 'Aam Aadmi Party' and said people from all walks of society will sit in Parliament after the 2014 General elections. Bhushan, whose son Prashant is a member of the AAP's National Executive, donated Rs 1...
  • HP land deals: Govt can investigate us, says Shanti Bhushan October 11, 2012

    After anti-corruption activists Arvind Kejriwal and Prashant Bhushan's expose on Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's land deals, Congress has counter-attacked the Bhushans for buying land marked for tea gardens in Himachal Pradesh. Shanti Bhushan has replied by asking the government to carry out a probe. "Our land transactions are clean....
  • Jaitley's remarks on judiciary unfortunate: Santosh Hegde October 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Santosh Hegde condemned Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley's comments on the judiciary. "It's unfortunate that a senior leader and lawyer like Arun Jaitley has made such a statement," Hegde said. Arun Jaitley had alleged that judgements at times are influenced by post-retirement...
  • Shanti Bhushan backs Jaitley, says there's a need to clean up Judiciary October 1, 2012

    Former Law Minister and member of India Against Corruption Shanti Bhushan has said there's a need for a National Judicial Commission in order to clean up the judiciary and punish corrupt judges. He backed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley saying, "Jaitley is basically right. Although we have many...
  • CD case: Amar, Mulayam will give voice samples June 1, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday allowed the police to take voice samples of senior advocate Shanti Bhushan and politicians Mulayam Singh Yadav and Amar Singh for further investigation into the controversial CD case. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vinod Yadav accepted the Delhi Police plea for securing their voice samples...
  • CBI cannot be trusted: Shanti Bhushan on coal block probe June 1, 2012

    Team Anna Member Shanti Bhushan has said if the Prime Minister is found guilty, he should be sent to jail. ...
  • Accept live-in relationships in society: Team Anna March 12, 2012

    Ghaziabad: Batting for "live-in relationships", Team Anna member and former Union minister Shanti Bhushan has said people should accept it in the context of changing society rather than protest. "Social values are changing fast and we should accept it (live-in relationships) rather to protest or go against these values," Bhushan, who...
  • Shanti Bhushan fined for not paying stamp duty January 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Senior advocate of the Supreme Court and Team Anna member Shanti Bhushan has been slapped a fine of Rs 27.22 lakh by the Assistant Stamp Commissioner of Uttar Pradesh. The Assistant Stamp Commissioner imposed the fine on Shanti Bhushan for not paying the full stamp duty on the...
  • CD row: Police to file reply to Bhushan's plea January 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police is expected to file its reply to senior advocate in the Supreme Court Shanti Bhushan's petition, explaining why it has still not recorded the statements of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh. The statements were to be recorded in...
  • Lokpal fiasco: Government's loss, Anna's gain? December 31, 2011

    Ralegan Siddhi: For a team that was on the back-foot after a poor show in Mumbai and Delhi, the fiasco in Rajya Sabha was exactly what it needed. However, in Ralegan Siddhi, Anna Hazare preferred to stay away from the cameras and in Delhi, his team remained tight-lipped about its...
  • Court to pronounce order on Bhushan CD case December 12, 2011

    New Delhi: After the Delhi Police submitted a closure report saying that the CD showing conversation between Amar Singh, Shanti Bhushan and Mulayam Singh Yadav were genuine, Tis Hazari court on Monday is all set to pronounce its order on whether the report can be accepted or not. If the...
  • Standing Committee has 'betrayed' India: Bhushan December 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Team Anna member Shanti Bhushan on Sunday launched a frontal attack on the Parliamentary Standing Committee that went into the Lokpal Bill, accusing it of 'betraying' the nation by suggesting 'snatching away' of the power of investigation from the proposed anti-corruption watchdog. "We knew that Abhishek Singhvi is an...
  • CD row: Police rejects Bhushan's charge on PMO December 6, 2011

    New Delhi: Rebutting allegations levelled by Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan, Delhi Police on Tuesday said the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) or the Home Ministry have not shown any interest in denying him forensic reports on controversial CD purportedly featuring his father Shanti Bhushan. "It is totally false and baseless...
  • Bhushans target Govt after lab says CD doctored December 5, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL), Chandigarh has said that the Shanti Bhushan CD - that showed senior lawyer Shanti Bhushan promising to fix judges - was doctored. Though the CFSL, Chandigarh report contradicts other forensic lab reports, father-son duo of Prashant Bhushan and Shanti Bhushan now using the...
  • PMO withheld CD report: Prashant Bhushan December 5, 2011

    New Delhi: Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan on Monday dragged the Prime Minister's Office into the controversial CD issue involving his father Shanti Bhushan alleging that it was behind withholding a forensic report which said it was doctored. His remarks came following a RTI reply that the forensic examination by...
  • Bhushan CD is edited, says forensic lab December 4, 2011

    New Delhi: Forensic examination of a controversial CD purportedly containing conversation of Team Anna member Shanti Bhushan, SP chief Mulayam Singh and Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh by a central laboratory shows that it was "doctored", contradicting findings of two other such tests. Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL, Chandigarh has, in...
  • Team members expoliting Anna's image: Blogger November 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare's former blogger Raju Parulekar on Friday night fired yet another salvo at prominent Team Anna members accusing them of using the Gandhian as a demi-god and as their brand to further their interests. "The real loss is most among 120 crore Indians who are disillusioned, misled, have...
  • Shanti Bhushan, the only donor in Team Anna November 2, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Law Minister Shanti Bhushan is the only prominent Team Anna member who has donated money to the anti-corruption movement led by Anna Hazare, giving Rs four lakh from his pocket. Bhushan's Rs four lakh is part of over Rs 2.51 crore collected as donations by Team Anna in...
  • Attack on Kejriwal condemnable: Shanti Bhushan October 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Senior Team Anna member Shanti Bhushan on Wednesday condemned the attack on Arvind Kejriwal during a public gathering in Lucknow on Tuesday . Speaking to CNN-IBN, Shanti Bhushan said, "the attack on Arvind is highly condemnable." Bhushan said that the Congress candidate in Hisar had threatend Kejriwal and said...
  • Team exploiting Anna to target Cong in Hisar: Digvijaya October 17, 2011

    Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has accused Team Anna of exploiting the veteran social activist to target the Congress in Hisar. ...
  • Kashmir an integral part of India: Shanti Bhushan October 16, 2011

    Ghaziabad: Days after his son was attacked by some right-wing activists for advocating plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir, former law minister and team Anna member Shanti Bhushan on Sunday said Prashant never meant that the state is not an integral part of India. "My son never meant that Kashmir is not...
  • Bhushan attackers seeking publicity: Kiran Bedi October 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Reacting to the attack on senior lawyer and Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan on Wednesday, Kiran Bedi said that the attack might be for publicity. She also said that the attackers are young men brainwashed, but that does not mean that they take law in their hand. She also...
  • Anna threatens third agitation for Jan Lokpal September 11, 2011

    Ralegan Siddhi: Social crusader Anna Hazare on Sunday warned that he would launch another agitation if the Jan Lokpal Bill was not made into a law soon. Terming the government's draft of the Lokpal Bill as 'misleading', he said that the Jan Lokpal Bill must be accepted. "Don't oppose the Jan...
  • Anna slams govt for targeting his team September 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Team Anna member Kiran Bedi received the breach of privilege notice for her parody on politicians on Friday evening, even as Arvind Kejriwal was slapped with an Income Tax notice to pay up Rs 9 lakh for violating the terms of his Indian Revenue Service bond. Anna Hazare...