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A Judge’s Judge

A Judge’s Judge

Dec 06, 2014

The world has lost one of the greatest judges and jurists of all time, who was also one of the finest human beings

 'Rampant Abuse Of Office And Criminal Misconduct'

'Rampant Abuse Of Office And Criminal Misconduct'

Nov 25, 2014

Full text of the complaint filed by the noted lawyer and Aam Aadmi Party leader against CBI Director Mr Ranjit Sinha

Dubious Appointments

Dubious Appointments

Jul 21, 2014

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.

'Unearthing Illicit Money'

'Unearthing Illicit Money'

Jun 24, 2014

The full text of the letter by the senior Aam Aadmi Party leader and Supreme court lawyer to the PM

'Sensationalized And Quoted My Response Out Of Context'

'Sensationalized And Quoted My Response Out Of Context'

Jan 06, 2014

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

Is The Government Encouraging Hawala?

Is The Government Encouraging Hawala?

Nov 09, 2012

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

Kya Congress Mukesh Ambani Ki Dukaan Hai?

Kya Congress Mukesh Ambani Ki Dukaan Hai?

Oct 31, 2012

'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.'

'Robert Vadra Has Gone On A Property Buying Binge'

'Robert Vadra Has Gone On A Property Buying Binge'

Oct 05, 2012

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

A Political Alternative To Alternative Politics

A Political Alternative To Alternative Politics

Aug 24, 2012

With the Lokpal cause stonewalled, a new political course opens up

Disproportionate Logic

Disproportionate Logic

Jul 13, 2012

The court of the land gifts Mayawati some unexpected breathing room

Capital Gains, Others Lose

Capital Gains, Others Lose

Feb 24, 2012

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.

A Pan-Indian Gram Sabha

A Pan-Indian Gram Sabha

Jan 27, 2012

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.

'Right Of Free Speech'

'Right Of Free Speech'

Sep 13, 2011

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 Cruel Joke

A Cruel Joke

Aug 01, 2011

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

And Now, Some Facts...

And Now, Some Facts...

Apr 23, 2011

...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

Removing Misconceptions

Removing Misconceptions

Apr 14, 2011

Addressing some of the issues and concerns raised by a number of commentators on the provisions in the draft of Jan Lokpal Bill

'Make A Reference To The Supreme Court'

'Make A Reference To The Supreme Court'

Apr 04, 2011

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

'Raises More Questions Than It Answers'

'Raises More Questions Than It Answers'

Oct 08, 2010

The Allahabad High Court's explanation for allegations against its Chief Justice favouring Mayawati in the Taj Corridor case attracts a rejoinder.

Better Late Than Never

Better Late Than Never

Sep 28, 2010

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

'In Public Interest'

'In Public Interest'

Sep 18, 2010

'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'

Ending The Cycle Of Violence

Ending The Cycle Of Violence

Apr 30, 2010

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.

'Ask Them If They Would Like To Recuse Themselves'

'Ask Them If They Would Like To Recuse Themselves'

Jan 23, 2010

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.

'My Honest And Bonafide Perception'

'My Honest And Bonafide Perception'

Dec 09, 2009

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.

L'Affaire Dinakaran

L'Affaire Dinakaran

Oct 09, 2009

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?

Blowing The Whistle

Blowing The Whistle

Sep 22, 2009

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.

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