Wednesday November 26, 2014
Industry body Ficci has welcomed Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi asking the Income Tax Department to not file an appeal against the Bombay High Court judgment in the transfer pricing case of Vodafone.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 16, 2014
The absence of a recognised Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Lok Sabha will not invalidate appointments in various statutory bodies including Lokpal and Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) among others, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said.
India | Written by Suparna Singh | Wednesday October 29, 2014
A list of 627 Indians with bank accounts at HSBC in Switzerland has been given in a sealed envelope to the Supreme Court, which yesterday sharply rebuked the government for its handling of attempts to recover untaxed or black money stashed abroad.
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Vishnu Varma | Monday October 6, 2014
The government could bring an ordinance or executive order as part of a blueprint being prepared to implement the Supreme Court verdict that cancels the allocation of 214 coal mine blocks in the country, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has told NDTV. ...
Diaspora | Associated Press | Monday October 6, 2014
Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara is not doing much to encourage speculation that he's one of the few people being considered to be the next US attorney general. Yet he's not exactly discouraging it either.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday August 25, 2014
The Supreme Court today decided not to intervene on petitions challenging a bill to change the system of appointing judges, saying it would be "premature".
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Saturday August 23, 2014
Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has reportedly suggested that appealing against the acquittal of Kanchi Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi and another pontiff Vijayendra in the 2004 murder case of a temple manager in Tamil Nadu will be futile.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 3, 2014
A committee under the chairmanship of the Attorney General (AG) has been formed by the Centre to look into the amendments in Lokpal search panel rules, which were notified by the last UPA government.
India | A Vaidyanathan | Monday July 28, 2014
At a meeting convened today by the Centre, the predominant views among the jurists was that the collegium system of selection of judges of the Supreme Court and high courts had failed, and that it had to be changed.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 27, 2014
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan should designate a member of the Lower House of Parliament as Leader of the Opposition even if "there is no clear applicable rule", feels one of her predecessors Somnath Chatterjee.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Saturday July 26, 2014
The Congress today slammed the government's top lawyer Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi who has reportedly told the Speaker that the party is not entitled to the post of Leader of the Opposition.
India | A Vaidyanathan | Friday July 25, 2014
The Congress party is not entitled to the post of Leader of the Opposition, according to the government's top lawyer, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi. Sources say he has shared that opinion in writing today.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin (With inputs from Swetha Ramesh) | Wednesday July 23, 2014
A day after Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi asked the Central Bureau of Investigation to file a chargesheet against the Maran brothers in the Aircel-Maxis deal, saying there is enough evidence to prosecute them, there is still no word from former tele...
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Devesh Kumar | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi has, according to sources, told the Central Bureau of Investigation, or the CBI, that there was enough evidence to file a chargesheet against former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanidhi Ma...
India | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Thursday June 19, 2014
The backlog of nearly two crore cases in India's courts can be cleared to an extent by curtailing the total number of court holidays, believes Mukul Rohatgi, who took charge as the Attorney General of India today.
India | A Vaidyanathan | Thursday June 12, 2014
The government today officially appointed senior Supreme Court advocate Mukul Rohatgi as the new Attorney General of India, the top law officer of the country. Mr Rohatgi will take charge next week and will hold the post for three years.
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan (With inputs from PTI) | Wednesday May 28, 2014
Senior Supreme Court advocate Mukul Rohatgi has been appointed the new Attorney General of India, the top law officer of the country. Mr Rohatgi had served as Additional Solicitor General in the last NDA regime.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 27, 2014
The country's two top law officers Attorney General (AG) Goolam Essaji Vahanvati and Solicitor General (SG) Mohan Parasaran have tendered their resignations following the change in the government at the Centre.
India | Saurabh Gupta | Friday March 28, 2014
The Bombay high court has asked the Attorney General of India to file a reply on the constitutional validity of Section 376(E) while hearing a plea by the defence lawyers in the Shakti Mills photojournalist gang-rape case.
India | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Sunday February 9, 2014
The Attorney General of India GE Vahanvati has told the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI that the agency needs the sanction of the government before it prosecutes serving and retired Intelligence Bureau officers charged in the Ishrat Jahan fake...