Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicPrashant Bhushan

Topic: Prashant Bhushan

Photo of Murmu & RSS chief Bhagwat tweeted by Prashant Bhushan is two images morphed into one

In his tweet, the lawyer claimed that the photo was taken while NDA's presidential candidate visited RSS HQ in Nagpur. Two photos, taken at separate events, were merged into one.

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.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

HAL signed an MoU for opening an office in Kuala Lumpur | Twitter

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to open first overseas marketing office in Malaysia for LCA Tejas

HAL is tapping new business opportunities for Light Combat Aircraft Tejas as well as servicing of Su-30 aircraft and Hawk trainer aircraft for the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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