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Prashant Bhushan

Prashant Bhushan is a social activist and is an advocate practicing in the Supreme Court of India. He is a member of Team Anna.

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On World Environment Day Indian Farmers Urge Union Environment Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar to Counter the Effects of Climate Change in Agriculture through Genetic Engineering Technology

Arvind Kejriwal to hold 'Jail Bharo Andolan'
India Against Corruption leaders allege that police are harassing them in the name of collecting evidence

Kiran Bedi's absense in protests show wide split in Team Anna
Bedi asks to target Congress and not the opposition BJP in protests

Team Anna to call off hunger strike on Friday
Team Anna wants to find a political alternative to government

Kiran Bedi demands strong law to tackle black money
Former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer and Team Anna member Kiran Bedi has demanded introduction of a strong law to unearth and bring back black money stashed away in foreign banks and tax havens abroad.

Ramdev criticizes PM for failing to tackle corruption
Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday hit out at Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh over his perceived hesitancy in tackling endemic corruption.

Anna challenges PM to face any probe
Veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday intensified his attack on the Prime Minister, saying if Dr. Manmohan Singh is honest, then he should be ready to face any kind of probe.

Team Anna's accusations against PM is lust for their version of Lokpal
Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid on Wednesday took Team Anna to task for demanding an independent probe into charges against the Prime Minister, saying it seems that the underlining urge of the civil society activists is that either bring the Lokpal Bill of our choice or be ready to face the accusations.

Congress condemns Team Anna charges against Manmohan Singh
Congress spokesperson Rashid Alvi on Wednesday criticised Team Anna members for levelling corruption charges against Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.

PM hits back at Team Anna over corruption allegations against him
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday termed the corruption allegations made against him by Team Anna to be irresponsible and unfortunate.

Prashant Bhushan criticizes PM, calls for probe against corrupt ministers
Supreme Court lawyer and Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan criticized the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday, saying that the ruling Congress Party had been using his honest credentials as a 'shield' while perpetrating corruption with brazen impunity.

Team Anna rubbishes reports of exempting PM from graft charges
Team Anna has trashed media reports that claimed they had given a clean-chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in alleged cases of corruption.

Thackeray mocks Team Anna
In a stinging attack on anti- corruption crusader Anna Hazare and his team, Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray today went on record lambasting Arvind Kejriwal, Kiran Bedi and Shanti and Prashant Bhushan, calling them controversial.

Prashant Bhushan alleges corruption in defence deals
Supreme Court lawyer and Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan has alleged that there is major corruption in defence deals and named a middleman, who is also the son of a lawmaker, as one of the persons involved.

Collector abduction: Maoist mediator B D Sharma arrives in Raipur
Maoist mediator B D Sharma arrived in Chhattisgarh's Raipur District on Thursday to secure the release of abducted collector Alex Paul Menon.

Chhattisgarh CM urges Maoists not to fix deadline
With the deadline looming large for the safe release of abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh on Tuesday urged the Maoists not to fix a deadline till the negotiations are over.

Chhattisgarh hostage crisis: Govt. should adopt holistic approach, says D. Raja
Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja on Tuesday said the government should adopt a holistic approach to secure the safe release of Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon from his Maoist kidnappers.

Maoist-nominated mediator urges Govt. to resume talks
B. D. Sharma, one of the Maoist-nominated mediators for negotiations with the government, on Tuesday stressed on the need to have a dialogue to resolve the ongoing conflict following the abduction of Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon.

Sukma Collector's abduction: Chhattisgarh Govt. names mediators
The Chhattisgarh Government on Tuesday named two former bureaucrats for holding talks with Maoists to secure the release of abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon.

Collector's abduction: Renuka Chaudhary slams Prashant Bhushan
Congress leader Renuka Chaudhary on Tuesday criticised Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan for refusing to mediate for the release of Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon.

Bhushan refuses to mediate on behalf of Maoists in Sukma Collector abduction case
Team Anna member and senior Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday refused to mediate for the release of Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon, saying that he was opposed to the collector being used as a bargaining chip by the Maoists.

2G Scam: Cornered UPA veering around to having a JPC
The UPA Government and the Congress party are reportedly veering around to allowing a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe in to the 2G spectrum scam.

2G scam: Govt. places Radia tapes in sealed cover before Supreme Court
The Central Government on Thursday placed before the Supreme Court the recorded tapes containing the conversations between corporate lobbyist Radia and others in connection with the 2G scam. They were in a sealed cover.

CVC Thomas recuses himself from 2G scam
The Government on Wednesday appeared to be saving Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) P J Thomas job by distancing him from investigations into alleged 2G spectrum irregularities.

Chidambaram says, Direct Taxes Board inquiring into leak of Niira Radia tapes
Home Minister P. Chidambaram said on Tuesday the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) is inquiring into alleged leak of tapes of telephone conversations between London-based lobbyist Niira Radia and politicians, journalists and industrialists.

Chief Vigilance Commissioner Thomas under scrutiny
The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned the tenability of Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) P J Thomas supervising the CBI's investigations into the 2G spectrum scam.

Home Ministry asks IB, CBDT to probe Radia tape leakages
The Union Home Ministry has asked the Intelligence Bureau and the Central Board of Direct Taxes to probe the leakage of tapes concerning London-based lobbyist Niira Radia.his is a new development related to the 2G spectrum allocation scam.

SC raps government, asks how CVC will function in light of criminal case
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Central Government if Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) P.J. Thomas could function effectively in view of various charges levelled against him.

Prashant Bhushan finds Lokpal Bill fragile
Supreme Court lawyer and Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan on Wednesday called the Lokpal Bill passed by Lok Sabha fragile to combat rampant corruption in the country.

Anna's fast venue does not attract expected crowd
Veteran social activist Anna Hazare, who is presently on a three-day token fast at the MMRDA grounds in Bandra Kurla Complex of suburban Mumbai, could not pull people in large numbers to join him on the first day of his fast today.

Prashant Bhushan backs Anna's fast for strong Lokpal
With Anna Hazare sitting on a three-day fast at the MMRDA Grounds in Mumbai against the government's 'weak' Lokpal Bill, senior Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday fully backed the veteran social activist's protest, and said that every citizen of this country has the right to express himself, to protest and to convey his plight to the Parliament.

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