Profile of Prashant Bhushan
The world has lost one of the greatest judges and jurists of all time, who was also one of the finest human beings
Full text of the complaint filed by the noted lawyer and Aam Aadmi Party leader against CBI Director Mr Ranjit Sinha
Justice Katju's revelation today about how a reputedly corrupt judge came to be appointed in the Chennai High Court, once again highlights the serious problems with the process of appointment of judges to the higher judiciary.
The full text of the letter by the senior Aam Aadmi Party leader and Supreme court lawyer to the PM
As AAP chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal says that his party does not support a referendum on Army deployment, Prashant Bhushan clarifies his statement on Kashmir
Texts of various documents released by IAC, alleging how the government, particularly the FM under Pranab Mukherjee shut its eyes to VIPs in the list of roughly 700 people having bank accounts in HSBC, Geneva
'In the Nira Radia tapes, Ranjan Bhattacharya (Vajpayee’s son in law) is heard telling Nira that Mukesh Ambani told him –"Congress to ab apni dukaan hai." Facts below show that both Congress and BJP are in his pocket.'
Lokpal activists ask how Robert Vadra's companies, with a total share capital of Rs 50 lakhs acquired properties worth well over Rs 300 crores at cost during 2007-10
With the Lokpal cause stonewalled, a new political course opens up
The court of the land gifts Mayawati some unexpected breathing room
In the Vodafone case, the Supreme Court has again made a wrong call on tax avoidance, setting a precedent that jeopardises thousands of crores of potential revenue for the exchequer.
Our representatives have failed us dismally, so it’s time to bring people directly into the process of legislation. In the IT age, this should be easy.
The noted Supreme Court lawyer replies to the Rajya Sabha secretariat's letter regarding the complaint of breach of privilege made against him as a member of Team Anna during the Lokpal protests
A Lokpal as envisaged in the government's bill will not be able to tackle any significant case of corruption -- CWG, Bellary mining or Adarsh Society will be ruled out, and 2G spectrum investigation would have to be incomplete
...regarding the allotment of farmland plots by the NOIDA authority to Jayant Bhushan and Shanti Bhushan, about which a lot of misinformation has been spread
Addressing some of the issues and concerns raised by a number of commentators on the provisions in the draft of Jan Lokpal Bill
Letters to the President and Prime Minister of India asking them to make inquiries and initiate steps for removal of Justice Balakrishnan on multiple charges of serious misconduct from the post of chairmanship of the NHRC
The Allahabad High Court's explanation for allegations against its Chief Justice favouring Mayawati in the Taj Corridor case attracts a rejoinder.
While the reconstitution of the Dinakaran Inquiry Committee is welcome, it only underscores the need for a permanent full time and independent Judicial performance Commission as a Constitutional body
'I am constrained to place on record some of the evidence that was in my possession regarding the corruption of several of the former Chief Justices'
Instead of talking about ‘sanitising’ or dominating the area where the Maoists operate, the immediate need is for the government to stop forced displacements of the Tribals from their land.
Full text of the letter to Vice President of India regarding the 3 member enquiry committee appointed to enquire into the motion for removal of Jusitce P.D. Dinakaran.
Full text of the affidavit by the noted campaigner for judicial accountability in response to the notice of contempt issued by the Supreme Court for his interview to a news magazine levelling corruption charges against past CJIs.
The controversy has brought to the surface two old vexed questions: How to select and appoint judges? And how to address the complaints of misconduct and corruption against them?
The CVC has failed to be an institutional bulwark against corruption. The reason? Wrong appointments. It's time to fix the methodology of these appointments and make them transparent.