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Apr 20, 2019
Indira Jaising questions Attorney General's appearance in hearing on sexual harassment charges against CJIIndira Jaising questioned why Attorney General KK Venugopal appeared in the Supreme Court during the hearing on the sexual harassment allegation against the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.
Mar 08, 2019
In SC, annoyed Indira Jaising says she's a person in her own right after AG refers to her as ‘Anand Grover’s wifeThe incident occurred before a bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra and Navin Sinha when Grover told the court that he was appearing for Jaising, who has filed an application seeking to intervene in the contempt petition filed by the Attorney General against activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan.
Dec 17, 2018
PAC chairman cannot summon AG, CAG on Rafale before entire panel, says member; majority against proposal by Mallikarjun KhargeThe PAC might not summon the AG (Attorney General) and the CAG over the public auditor's report on Rafale deal, as a majority of the members, including those from Opposition parties, are not in favour of the proposal by panel chairman Mallikarjun Kharge.
Nov 13, 2018
'People travel thousands of miles, your Lordships dismiss cases': A-G KK Venugopal expresses concern at SC dismissing cases without hearingAttorney General KK Venugopal on Monday lodged protest in the Supreme Court against dismissal of cases without hearing the lawyers. Venugopal's protest came before a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi.
Oct 10, 2018
Supreme Court seeks report from Centre on decision-making process in Rafale deal, but says no need to include price of jetsAt the hearing on the Rafale deal, Attorney General KK Venugopal told the Supreme Court that the PILs against the agreement were politically motivated and the matter could not be judicially examined.
Sep 24, 2018
New Jersey sheriff resigns after uproar over racist remarks on country's first Sikh-American Attorney General Gurbir Grewal's turbanThe furor erupted after several audio clips were posted of New Jersey sheriff Michael Saudino's remarks.
Aug 06, 2018
CJI Dipak Misra to consult Attorney General on Justice KM Joseph's seniority row after meeting displeased SC judgesThe Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra has decided consult the Attorney General on Justice KM Joseph's seniority row
Jul 03, 2018
SC to examine whether live-in relationship can be considered 'de facto' marriage, says civil liability on male partners after break-upThe Supreme Court decided to examine whether civil liability can be put on a man who refused a promise to marry a woman after a live-in relationship and a consensual sexual relationship, by treating such a relationship as "de-facto" marriage.
May 12, 2018
AG tells additional solicitors general that frivolous cases should not reach Supreme CourtLaw officers should ensure that frivolous appeals planned by ministries related to service matters of individuals do not reach the Supreme Court and special leave petitions are filed only in cases where a policy decision of the government is involved, the Attorney General is learnt to have told additional solicitors general.
Apr 06, 2018
Aadhaar hearing: Bench criticises the argument that Aadhaar can prevent bank frauds and terrorists from acquiring mobile numbersThe Attorney General argued that the Aadhaar regime had to be assessed based on what it was, and not on hypothetically what it could be.