Bhushan

  • SC to decide if Ranjit Sinha tried to influence cases being probed by CBI 1 hour 23 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday decide whether Central Bureau of Investigation director Ranjit Sinha tried to influence some of the cases being investigated by the agency and interfering with the 2G case. In an affidavit submitted to the Supreme Court, Sinha has said that he rejects the...
  • Waste of human resources to retire civil servant at 60: Meghnad Desai Yesterday

    New Delhi: India-born British economist and Padma Bhushan awardee Lord Meghnad Desai said 60 years of age was too early for civil servants to retire and they should be allowed to continue their services if they are delivering them in a perfect manner. "It is a total waste of human...
  • CBI chief Ranjit Sinha files affidavit in SC over allegations of interfering into the 2G probe 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Central Bureau of Investigation chief Ranjit Sinha has filed an affidavit in the Supreme court in response to the allegations made by senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan of interfering in the 2G scam probe. Sinha has filed the affidavit in a sealed envelope. Bhushan had filed a petition in...
  • CBI chief Ranjit Sinha accused of shielding coal scam accused, SC issues notice to him 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In a major blow to India's premier investigation agency, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to its Director Ranjit Sinha on a plea seeking his removal from the post and a Special Investigative Team (SIT) probe against him for allegedly...
  • 2G case: SC asks CBI Director to file counter-affidavit 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Ranjit Sinha to file a counter-affidavit against the allegations leveled against him by senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan in the 2G spectrum case. SC has adjourned the case till next Monday. Bhushan also submitted the original entry/guest diary...
  • CBI files perjury application in Aircel-Maxis case September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday filed a perjury application in the Aircel-Maxis deal case after allegations were leveled against the investigating agency of interfering with the probe. Senior lawyer and AAP leader Prashant Bhushan had accused the CBI chief Ranjit Sinha of trying to give a clean...
  • After 2G case, Prashant Bhushan files another plea against CBI director Ranjit Sinha in coal scam September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Supreme Court advocate Prashant Bhushan on Thursday filed a plea seeking CBI director Ranjit Sinha's removal from overseeing the coal scam case. Bhushan alleged that Sinha met an accused in the coal scam regularly. Bhushan had earlier filed a plea with the Supreme Court to keep Sinha away from...
  • SC rejects CBI Director's plea to restrain media from reporting on 2G case September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday turned down Central Bureau of Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha's plea to restrain media from reporting on the 2G spectrum allocation case on the basis of documents pertaining to the entry list of visitors at his residence. The apex court said that it will take...
  • Indian Yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies at 96 in Pune August 20, 2014

    Pune: One of India's best known Yoga Guru BKS Iyengar died on Wednesday in Pune. He was 96 years old. Iyengar was diagnosed with heart pumping failure and had suffered two heart attacks in 1998 and 2000. The founder of the school of Iyengar Yoga and considered to be the...
  • MS Dhoni recommended for Padma Bhushan, Virat Kohli Padma Shri August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian Cricket Board has recommended captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's name for the prestigious Padma Bhushan and batting mainstay Virat Kohli for the Padma Shri. Indian women's cricket team skipper Mithali Raj has also been nominated for Padma Shri. "Yes, the Board has recommended their names for these honour -...
  • 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...
  • Credit row: Filmmaker claims he directed 'Tamanchey', not director Navneet Behal August 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Bharat Ratan Bhushan asserts that he has directed 'Tamanchey', but producer Suryaveer Singh Bhullar rubbishes his claim saying that the former is just trying to "blackmail" him. Earlier it was reported that Navneet Behal has directed the film and his name also appears on the film's poster and in...
  • News 360: Ratan Tata clarifies his remarks on lack of industrial development in West Bengal August 7, 2014

    Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata on Thursday clarified his remarks on the lack of industrial development in West Bengal and said that he never spoke of it in state-only view while reacting to West Bengal Industries Minister Amit Mitra's statement criticising him. ...
  • Kerala: Achuthanandan writes to PM Modi, seeks probe against Chief Secretary July 27, 2014

    Thiruvanahapuram: CPI(M) stalwart and Kerala Opposition leader VS Achuthanandan has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking an inquiry into the assets of Chief Secretary EK Bharat Bhushan. In his letter to the Prime Minister, Achuthanandan had sought a probe by Central Vigilance Commissioner into the alleged "real estate" links of...
  • SC grants bail to Bangalore blast accused Madani for treatment July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has granted bail to Kerala PDP Chairman and Bangalore blast accused Abdul Nasser Madani for treatment. Madani was arrested in 2010 in connection with the Bangalore blasts which killed one person and injured 20 others. He has been in jail since then. The Karnataka government opposed...
  • AAP rejects all resignations, says it's natural to have differences June 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday rejected all the resignations tendered by its party members. The decision was taken on the second day of AAP's national executive meet. Top leaders including Prashant Bhushan, Arvind Kejriwal, Yogendra Yadav, Manish Sisodia and Naveen Jaihind attended the national executive meet. The...
  • Is it the beginning of unraveling of the Aam Aadmi Party? June 7, 2014

    Amidst the ongoing tussle within the party, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday held a National Executive meet in the national capital. While AAP leaders admitted to differences within the party but also added that it was because every leader has the authority to voice their opinion. ...
  • AAP downplays rift within the party, says Yogendra Yadav not isolated June 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst the ongoing tussle within the party, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday held a National Executive meet in the national capital. While AAP leaders admitted to differences within the party but also added that it was because every leader has the authority to voice their...
  • Kejriwal meets wife of dead RTI activist, seeks speedy probe into alleged murder May 19, 2014

    AAP leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday met the wife of an RTI activist who was found dead in his burnt car here. Kejriwal was accompanied by senior party leaders Manish Sisodia and Sanjay Singh. Chandra Mohan Sharma's charred body was found inside his car near Eldeco...
  • UP government makes 'Bhoothnath Returns' tax free across the state May 1, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to make Amitabh Bachchan's latest Bollywood film "Bhoothnath Returns" tax free across the state, an official said on Thursday. A decision to waive off tax on the film was taken at the highest level, he added. The film, co-produced by Ravi Chopra and Bhushan Kumar,...
  • Padma Bhushan awarded to tennis star Leander Paes April 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Ace tennis player Leander Paes was awarded India's third highest civilian honour - the Padma Bhushan - by President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Saturday. Paes was ecstatic at receiving the award and posted several photos on Twitter. He put up two photographs...
  • Dacoits impacting Banda polls, Congress tells EC April 25, 2014

    Congress candidate from this Lok Sabha seat, Vivek Kumar Singh, has complained to Election Commission that dacoits in the region are terrorising villagers to vote for a particular party amid reports that bandits are calling the shots in Banda. However, the poll panel said it has found no merit in...
  • Defamation case: Court warns Kejriwal to appear on May 24 or face action April 19, 2014

    A Delhi court on Saturday warned Arvind Kejriwal and three other AAP leaders that it would initiate "coercive process" if they fail to appear before it on May 24 in a criminal defamation complaint filed against them by Union Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal's lawyer son Amit Sibal. Metropolitan Magistrate (MM) Sunil...
  • AAP leader Prashant Bhushan attacked by BJP workers during roadshow April 18, 2014

    Aam aadmi Party (AAP) leader Prashant Bhushan was allegedly attacked by BJP workers on Friday during his poll campaign trail in Madhya Pardesh's Indore district. Bhushan was attacked while holding a roadshow for the upcoming 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The party has fallen prey to similar attacks even in the past. Earlier on,...
  • SC declines to stay trial court proceedings against Kejriwal, AAP leaders April 15, 2014

    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 S...
  • My writings reflect my lonely childhood: Ruskin Bond April 9, 2014

    Children are the recurrent theme in Ruskin Bond's books and the author reveals that his lonely childhood has a lot to do with the theme of his stories. Ruskin was just four-year-old when his British parents, Edith Clerke and Aubrey Bond separated and he was raised by his grandmother. "I have always...
  • Atrocities on tribals by Congress, BJP led to rise in Maoism, claims Prashant Bhushan April 7, 2014

    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. Even...
  • Delhi HC asks CBI to speed up anti-graft probe against Virbhadra April 2, 2014

    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 his income...
  • Good show by AAP to change political landscape: Rudolphs March 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Academicians Lloyd and Susanne Rudolph, who were on Monday presented with Padma Bhushan award, predict significant changes in Indian politics if Aam Aadmi Party performs well in the Lok Sabha elections. The Rudolph couple, who are professors at the University of Chicago and have researched on Indian democracy...