Prashant Bhushan

Indian activist, lawyer and politician

Prashant Bhushan is a public interest lawyer in the Supreme Court of India. He was a member of the faction of the India Against Corruption (IAC) movement known as Team Anna which supported Anna Hazare's campaign for the implementation of the Jan Lokpal Bill. After a split in IAC, he helped Team Anna form the Aam Aadmi Party. In 2015, he made several allegations against the party's leadership, its functioning and its deviation from the core ideology, values and commitments. He is one of the founders of Swaraj Abhiyan and Sambhaavnaa, an Institute of Public Policy and Politics.

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Facing contempt proceedings for criticising the CJI and his four predecessors, advocate Prashant Bhushan told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that his tweets were..
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Activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Wednesday defended in the Supreme Court his two alleged contemptuous tweets saying they were against the judges regarding..
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Activist-advocate Prashant Bhushan refused to tender an apology to the Supreme Court on Tuesday for his 2009 statement that half of 16 former CJIs were corrupt,..
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Standing firm on his two tweets criticising the CJI and his four predecessors which led to initiation of contempt proceedings against him, activist lawyer..
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The expression of opinion, “however outspoken, disagreeable or unpalatable to some”, cannot constitute contempt of court, activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan..
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Ahead of the Supreme Court’s hearing on contempt proceedings against Prashant Bhushan for his alleged ‘contemptuous’ remarks against present and former..
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Ahead of the Supreme Court's hearing on contempt proceedings against Prashant Bhushan for his alleged 'contemptuous' remarks against present and former CJIs, he..
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Former union minister Arun Shourie, veteran journalist N Ram and activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan have moved the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional..
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