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Open field trials of GM crops: SC seeks Centre's response

Apr 23, 2014

Open field trials of GM crops: SC seeks Centre's response

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought an answer from the Centre as to why there should not be an interim suspension of open field trials of Genetically Modified crops in view of an expert committee disfavouring it. #India #Prashant Bhushan #Environment #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #GM food #ARuna Rodrigues
Kejriwal issued warning for skipping court hearing

Apr 19, 2014

Kejriwal issued warning for skipping court hearing

A New Delhi court on Saturday warned former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and three AAP leaders that "coercive process" would be initiated against them if they fail to appear on the next date of hearing in a defamation case. #Politics #Prashant Bhushan #Vodafone #Kapil Sibal #Arvind Kejriwal #AAP #Shazia Ilmi #Manish Sishodia
Prashant Bhushan urges LG to hold early elections in Delhi

Apr 18, 2014

Prashant Bhushan urges LG to hold early elections in Delhi

AAP leader Prashant Bhushan Friday urged Delhi's Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to re-consider his decision of not recommending, to the central government, holding of early elections in the city which is under president's rule. #Prashant Bhushan #NewsTracker #AAP #Delhi Assembly polls #Najeeb Jung
AAP asks EC to prevent govt from giving oil field to Essar Group

Apr 17, 2014

AAP asks EC to prevent govt from giving oil field to Essar Group

"Despite the Model Code being in force, an oil field that was put out for bidding in 1993, 21 years back, and has not been concluded till date, is sought to be handed over to Essar Group on a platter on the eve of elections", party leader Prashant Bhushan said in a complaint to the poll body. #Prashant Bhushan #Essar Group #NewsTracker #Election Commission #AAP
TN Government's liquor policy ruining lives of people: Prashant Bhushan

Apr 14, 2014

TN Government's liquor policy ruining lives of people: Prashant Bhushan

Seeking to make liquor abuse a political issue in the Lok Sabha elections, Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan today alleged a nexus between some politicians and distilleries for the flourishing IMFL sales by the state-owned TASMAC which has "ruined" lives of people. #Prashant Bhushan #NewsTracker #TASMAC #Aam Aadmi Party #IMFL
Atrocities on tribals by Cong, BJP led to rise in Maoism: AAP

Apr 07, 2014

Atrocities on tribals by Cong, BJP led to rise in Maoism: AAP

Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan on Sunday held that atrocities on tribals during the rule of both Congress and BJP governments were responsible for the rise of Maoism in Chhattisgarh. #Politics #India #Prashant Bhushan #Congress #BJP #Maoists #Chhattisgarh #Bastar #Soni Sori #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #NewsTra cker
Allahabad: BJP, BSP to take on SP's Kunwar Singh for historic seat

Mar 25, 2014

Allahabad: BJP, BSP to take on SP's Kunwar Singh for historic seat

It is set to be a case of caste equations and old loyalties to the fore in the contest for the Allahabad Lok Sabha constituency as BJP and BSP look to wrestle the seat from the ruling SP in Uttar Pradesh. #Politics #Uttar Pradesh #India #Prashant Bhushan #Congress #NewsTracker #Samajwadi Party #BSP #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Kunwar Rewati Raman Singh
Irom Sharmila refuses Congress poll ticket, says she'll vote for AAP

Mar 14, 2014

Irom Sharmila refuses Congress poll ticket, says she'll vote for AAP

Sharmila continued her agitation even as she indicated that she was supporting the AAP, and had rejected Manipur CM's offer to join the Congress. #India #Prashant Bhushan #Congress #NewsTracker #Manipur #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #AAP #Lok Sabha elections 2014
Plea in SC to stay Centre's decision on doubling gas price

Mar 07, 2014

Plea in SC to stay Centre's decision on doubling gas price

The apex court on 6 January had listed the PILs for a final hearing on 4 March but it was adjourned for 11 March as the Centre has not filed its response. #Prashant Bhushan #Reliance Industries #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Common Cause #KG-D6 basin
Prashant Bhushan projected wrong facts on Goa mining in SC: Stakeholders

Feb 25, 2014

Prashant Bhushan projected wrong facts on Goa mining in SC: Stakeholders

The group has also decided to hold a march in the state on 28 February against the mining closure. #Prashant Bhushan #NewsTracker #Goa #Goa mining ban #AAP