India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday July 26, 2015
Hours before he met Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, activist Anna Hazare today said much that was critical of his former apprentice - pointing to the troubles his Aam Aadmi Party is facing.
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Monday July 27, 2015
On the eve of the hearing of '93 Mumbai blast death row convict Yakub Memon's appeal by the Supreme Court, a group of eminent citizens - including politicians, jurists and retired judges - submitted a fresh mercy petition to President Pranab Mukherjee, urging him to commute the death sentence.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 26, 2015
Swaraj Abhiyan leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav today staged a protest outside the Delhi Race Course, demanding that the site be converted into a memorial for farmers.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 23, 2015
Social activist Anna Hazare today extended his support to the farmers' movement launched by Swaraj Abhiyan, a group floated by expelled AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, which has been campaigning against the land bill.
India News | Agencies | Saturday July 18, 2015
Expelled Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan has lashed out at Arvind Kejriwal, calling him "shameless" and a "hypocrite", after the Delhi Chief Minister said he would be happy if the activist-lawyer, along with Yogendra Yadav, returned to the party fold.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 16, 2015
The Supreme Court today sought responses from the Centre, Madhya Pradesh and others on several pleas seeking CBI probe into irregularities in Dental and Medical Admission Test (DMAT) to fill management and government seats in private medical colleges in the state.
India News | Edited by Sanjeev Singh (with inputs from PTI) | Wednesday July 15, 2015
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has rubbished allegations that he is related to Swati Maliwal, who is being considered by his government to head the Delhi Commission for Women or DCW.
India News | Thursday July 9, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a select interaction last week met 150 social media activists at his residence.
India News | Reported by Sharad Sharma, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday July 7, 2015
The Aam Aadmi Party appears to be standing on the brink of another rift just three months after the expulsion of founder members Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav following a bitter and public acrimony.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 7, 2015
The Supreme Court today sought responses from the Centre, the Election Commission and six political parties, including Congress and BJP, on a plea to declare all national and regional political parties "public authorities" to bring them under the ambit of the Right to Information (RTI) Act.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 5, 2015
Looking to be a part of the action in the run up to Bihar Assembly polls later this year, Swaraj Abhiyan, the group founded by expelled AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, has said it will campaign against the "corrupt and candidates with criminal background".
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 3, 2015
Slamming the AAP government for drawing up a whopping Rs 526 crore advertisement budget, Congress leader Ajoy Kumar today compared Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to a "North Korean dictator who is into self-publicity".
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 2, 2015
Medical expenses of judges and their families cannot be made public under Right to Information Act (RTI), the Supreme Court ruled today, maintaining there should be "some respect for privacy".
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 2, 2015
Opposition today attacked the AAP government for reportedly hiking allocation for information and publicity, saying spending public money on "self publicity" amounted to corruption.
India News | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Thursday July 2, 2015
The Supreme Court today said that the privacy of judges must be respected, while dismissing a Right to Information (RTI) plea seeking that medical expenses of the judges be made public.
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Monday June 15, 2015
The Aam Aadmi Party experience raises serious doubts about whether a party of protest can ever turn itself convincingly into a party of governance.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 12, 2015
A day after Bombay High Court dismissed a plea filed by RTI activist Shailesh Gandhi seeking details of Income Tax Return (ITR) of senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, the petitioner today said he will challenge the decision in Supreme court.
India News | Written by Nidhi Razdan | Wednesday June 10, 2015
On a day he was sworn in as the new Chief Vigilance Commissioner, KV Chowdary told NDTV that his meetings with former CBI chief Ranjit Sinha were not improper. Mr Chowdary's appointment has been mired in controversy after questions raised by senior lawyers Prashant Bhushan and Ram Jethmalani on his past.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 6, 2015
Terming Chief Minister-Lt Governor confrontation in Delhi as an "ego tussle" and "brinkmanship", expelled AAP leader Yogendra Yadav today hit out Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for handling a "genuine" issue in a "very immature" manner.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 4, 2015
Swaraj Abhiyan, a group formed by ousted AAP leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav, will start a farmers movement to address the agrarian crisis in the country.
India News | Written by A Vaidyanathan and Sandeep Phukan | Wednesday June 3, 2015
A fresh controversy has mushroomed for the Essar group as emails have surfaced indicating its employees were privy to draft budget proposals for 2012-13 - documents, which were meant to be kept secret.
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Tuesday June 2, 2015
Noted lawyer Prashant Bhushan has objected to the government's choice for the post of Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC), K V Chowdary, who retired as Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 2, 2015
Prashant Bhushan, who was recently expelled from the Aam Aadmi Party, said on Monday that the party was "deviating" from the path of principled politics.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 24, 2015
Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders Yogendra Yadav and Anand Kumar will address a day-long 'Swaraj Samvad' convention in Ahmedabad on May 25.