SHANTI BHUSHAN

  • Concerned over lack of democracy in AAP but back Kejriwal as national convener: Yogendra Yadav Yesterday

    New Delhi: Staying firm on his stand on his opposition over the functioning of the party, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Yogendra Yadav said that he had merely raised his voice for internal democracy in the party. "I and Prashant Bhushan had raised voice for internal democracy in the party,...
  • AAP founding member Shanti Bhushan attacks Arvind Kejriwal again February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding AAP's stupendous victory in the Delhi Assembly polls, the party's founder-member Shanti Bhushan on Wednesday attacked Arvind Kejriwal yet again, accusing him of accepting "tainted" money and giving tickets to candidates who were prepared to buy votes. He also alleged that the AAP chief had "abandoned" all principles...
  • Mission Delhi: Election campaign to slow down due to Obama Visit January 24, 2015

    Due to US President Barack Obama three-day visit to India, the election campaign in Delhi is expected to slow down due to security reasons. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 23, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Obama's India visit turns Delhi into a fortress January 23, 2015

    Sticking to the past practice, no plane will land or take off at the Indira Gandhi International Airport during the time when Republic Day will be on at Rajpath. American officials may also part of all radar stations and control rooms that have been set up for the visit of...
  • Like Narendra Modi, Kiran Bedi likely to start radio talk 'Dil ki baat' January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Just like Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio talk 'Mann ki Baat', Bharatiya Janata Party's Delhi chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi is likely to begin her own radio chat 'Dil ki Baat'. Bedi said that the radio talk will give her a platform to connect with the youth....
  • Shanti Bhushan snubs Kiran Bedi after she seeks appointment, says there is no point in meeting her January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi party (AAP) leader Shanti Bhushan snubbed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi on Friday after she sougth an appointment to meet him. "There is no point in meeting Bedi. We belong to two different parties," said Shanti Bhushan just a day after praising...
  • Kiran Bedi seeks to meet AAP leader Shanti Bhushan after he praised her ahead of the Delhi elections January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi on Friday seeked time from senior Aam Aadmi party leader Shanti Bhushan after the latter had praised her on Thursday. Shanti Bhushan had said earlier in an interview that it was a masterstroke by the BJP to field Kiran Bedi...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 22, 2015

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  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 22, 2015

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  • News 360: SC disallows Srinivasan to contest BCCI elections January 22, 2015

    The Supreme Court on Thursday disallowed Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) chief-in-exile N Srinivasan from contesting elections to the cricket board. In a 130-page verdict on Thursday, the apex court said that Srinivasan as the BCCI chief and owner of an Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise had created...
  • Mission Delhi: Shanti Bhushan calls Kiran Bedi an honest candidate for Delhi CM post January 22, 2015

    Shanti Bhushan said that it was a masterstroke by the BJP to field Kiran Bedi and that the former IPS officer would prove to be a good chief minister. "We must be happy to get an honest chief minister," said Bhushan. ...
  • Shanti Bhushan praises Kiran Bedi for Delhi CM post, AAP distances itself January 22, 2015

    It was a day of embarrassments for the AAP as Shanti Bhushan one of the founder members of the party has praised Kiran Bedi as a better CM candidate for Delhi than Arvind Kejriwal. However, his son and AAP leader Prashant Bhushan stepped in for some damage control...
  • Making Kiran Bedi their CM candidate is BJP's masterstroke: Shanti Bhushan January 22, 2015

    Shanti Bhushan said that it was a masterstroke by the BJP to field Kiran Bedi and that the former IPS officer would prove to be a good chief minister. "We must be happy to get an honest chief minister," said Bhushan. ...
  • I do not agree with Shanti Bhushan's view about Kiran Bedi: AAP leader Prashant Bhushan January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Senior Supreme Court advocate and Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan say he does not agree with his father and former law minister of India Shanti Bhushan's comments praising Bharatiya Janata Party Delhi CM candidate Kiran Bedi. "I do not agree with Shanti Bhushan's view about Kiran Bedi. She...
  • 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 13, 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 newlylaunched '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 anticorruption activists Arvind Kejriwal and Prashant Bhushan's expose on Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra's land deals, Congress has counterattacked 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 postretirement...
  • 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 livein relationships in society: Team Anna March 12, 2012

    Ghaziabad: Batting for "livein 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 (livein relationships) rather to protest or go against these values," Bhushan, who...
  • Stamp duty evasion: HC dismisses Bhushan's plea February 1, 2012

    Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday turned down a writ petition filed by Team Anna member Shanti Bhushan challenging an order of Assistant Stamp Commissioner here which held him guilty of evading stamp duty to the tune of about Rs 1.35 crore on a property. Justice Arun Tandon passed the...
  • Bhushan CD: Court rejects police closure report January 25, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has rejected the Delhi Police report to close the case on Shanti Bhushan's complaint that the CD with his purported talk with Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh and Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav was fake. The court pulled up the Delhi Police for filing...