Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicPrashant Bhushan

Topic: Prashant Bhushan

Prashant Bhushan says Covid vaccines unsafe, Twitter marks his tweets as ‘misleading’

Bhushan said the "healthy young have hardly any chance of serious effects or dying due to covid. They have a higher chance of dying due to vaccines."

Prashant Bhushan regrets ‘error’ in tweet mentioning CJI Bobde sent out on 21 October

In his 21 October tweet, Prashant Bhushan had said that the CJI availed a special helicopter during his visit to Kanha national park while an important case was pending before him.

Will take back our streets, say Yogendra Yadav, Arundhati Roy, others on SC order on protests

Panel of eminent citizens, under the banner 'Concerned Citizens Collective', condemn Supreme Court ruling that states public places cannot be indefinitely occupied by protests.

Media ‘freely commenting’ on sub judice matters can cause damage, Attorney General tells SC

Attorney General K.K. Venugopal made his comments to a bench that had assembled to hear the 2009 contempt case against advocate Prashant Bhushan.

Prashant Bhushan files fresh review plea against SC order in contempt case

Bhushan, who has already deposited Re 1 as fine with the apex court's registry on 14 September, has filed two separate review petitions in the contempt case.

Prashant Bhushan, Harsh Mander & other activists want inquiry into Delhi Police’s riots probe

This comes days after former JNU student Umar Khalid was arrested under the UAPA for his alleged role in the Delhi riots.

Justice Arun Mishra shouldn’t have heard contempt case, Bhushan says in review plea in SC

Prashant Bhushan has cited 12 grounds to object to his 14 August conviction in a contempt case over two tweets that raised questions about the current and four former CJIs.

Prashant Bhushan moves Supreme Court seeking right of appeal in contempt conviction

Bhushan, on 31 August, was held in contempt of court and was directed to deposit a fine of Re 1, failing which he would be jailed, debarred for 3 years.

Arun Mishra — SC judge who backed Bar-Bench cordiality, but was part of bitter confrontations

Justice Arun Mishra, who retires from SC after a 6-year tenure, had frequent run-ins with the Bar, including in the recent Prashant Bhushan contempt case.

India’s backward dash from $5 trillion while one rupee gets a moment in spotlight

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

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Representational image of a Covid vaccine | Bloomberg

One shot vaccine to protect against all Covid variants is within reach. Here’s how to grab it

Many vaccine scientists are already working on the development of pan-coronavirus vaccines, capable of quashing any variant that exists or might emerge.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.


Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.