Tag Archives: Prashant Bhushan

Delay in hearing pleas on Rafale verdict: Fault lies with the lawyers, says CJI

The occasion for the CJI to clear the air on the Rafale reviews came during the oral mentioning of an unrelated case by a lawyer. Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Friday revealed in court that the government’s application to modify the Rafale judgment and separate review pleas by petitioners to re-consider the December […]

How Corporate rivalry is impacting national interest (Rafale investigation Part I)

A recent European Union intelligence sharing exercise with India has revealed that Lockheed Martin, the US-headquartered company which manufactures the F-16 fighter jets, has been up to mischief mongering on the Rafale issue. The Rafale jets, which India wants, is manufactured by the French aerospace company Dassault Aviation, a rival of Lockheed Martin. That Lockheed […]

Probe Alleged 31,000 Crore Fund Diversion By DHFL: Yashwant Sinha

According to a Cobrapost expose, Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited (DHFL) through layers of shell companies allegedly siphoned off Rs. 31,000 crore out of total bank loans of Rs. 97,000 crore. Former finance minister Yashwant Sinha on Tuesday demanded a probe into alleged diversion of Rs. 31,000 crore of loans by DHFL that the company […]

Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan move SC seeking review

The Rafale fighter is a twin-engine Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) manufactured by French aerospace company Dassault Aviation. New Delhi: Former Union ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie, and advocate Prashant Bhushan Wednesday moved the Supreme Court, seeking review of its December 14 verdict dismissing all PILs alleging irregularities in the procurement of 36 […]

Yashwant Sinha: Just to take credit, Modi simply renamed existing schemes

There is one thing he has done which no PM has done before — he has taken most of the existing govt programmes and renamed them, so that the credit and glory accumulate to him, says Yashwant Sinha Modi is the kind of man who wants to do everything himself and who is obsessed with […]

PM Modi obsessed with creating history everyday: Yashwant Sinha

Modi is the kind of man who wants to do everything himself and who is obsessed with creating history everyday. If he can become the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Timbuktu he would do so whether it is necessary and impactful or not, says former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha. There is one thing he […]

Shocked and disappointed, say Sinha, Shourie and Bhushan

The following are excerpts from a press note issued by former minister Yashwant Sinha, former editor Arun Shourie and lawyer Prashant Bhushan, three of the petitioners in the Rafale case: We sought a court-monitored investigation (when the CBI did not register an FIR on our complaint which is mandatory as per law). The court’s judgment […]

On Rafale Controversy, How Seriously Should We Take The Sinha-Shourie-Bhushan Trio?

Snapshot In a jointly held press conference, Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie, and Prashant Bhushan suggested that there was a “major scandal” surrounding the Rafale deal. Do they have a point? Here’s an assessment of the claims. Late on Wednesday evening (8 August) in Singapore, a good friend forwarded me this link and asked me to go through […]