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Just what was the case that Mulayam was referring to when he said Amar Singh saved from being Jailed. Debobrat Ghose meets the man who filed the PIL against Mualayam Singh and his family in 2005
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, India's richest civic body, spent Rs 106 crore in 13 years to fight big and small court cases, a RTI query revealed Friday.
Vahanvati had a controversial tenure in office as in April 2013, his junior Harin P Raval raised allegations of impropriety against him and resigned.
A Delhi court on Monday recorded the statement of former Telecom Minister A Raja, a key accused in the 2G spectrum allocation case.
The arguments put forth by the Centre through Attorney General Goolam E Vahanvati were laughable and all were rejected by the Supreme Court. Obviously, these were not Vahanvati’s personal views and he merely put forth the UPA government’s considered opinion in the matter.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the central government to categorically spell out its stand about the law under which the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen should be tried.
With the Attorney General throwing a spanner in its works, CBI will soon approach the government seeking sanction for prosecution against four Intelligence Bureau officials, including its former Special Director Rajinder Kumar, in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case.
A special CBI court on Monday fixed 3 March for recording the statements of the accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam including former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi, some top corporates and executives.
The Supreme Court has been informed that most of the demands of CBI relating to its financial and functional autonomy have been resolved.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned the Centre over the functioning of the screening committee for allocation of coal blocks in which certain private companies were allegedly preferred despite not figuring in the recommendations by competent authorities.
The Centre on Thursday admitted before the Supreme Court that something went wrong with the coal blocks allocation and that it could have been done in a more refined manner.
Maran, who has been examined by CBI, has denied all the allegations levelled against him and his family members.
The review petition contended that the 11 December judgement of the apex court setting aside the Delhi High Court verdict decriminalising sexual intercourse between same sex of consenting adults is "unsustainable".
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear CBI's plea challenging the Gauhati High Court order declaring the agency as "unconstitutional".
The Supreme Court took exception to counsel Prashant Bhushan's comment that it was hesitant in taking action against Attorney General GE Vahanvati, but later on Wednesday accepted his apology that he did not intend to lower the esteem of the court or hurt judges.
Chavan also clarified that the state government will not issue any ordinance, which he said may face the same fate as the one issued by the Centre to save criminal politicians.
"Even though before the Committee the former Solicitor General (now Attorney General G E Vahanvati) deposed (that he was not aware of changes made in the first-come-first-served procedure)", the Committee found that his view in filing notings was different.
Ending uncertainty over the procedure to notify the disqualification of convicted MPs Lalu Prasad and Jagdish Sharma, the Attorney General has told the Lok Sabha secretariat to immediately issue the notification declaring the seats vacant
Attorney General GE Vahanvati today apologised before the Supreme Court for losing his cool during arguments in the coal blocks allocation scam case yesterday.
A bench headed by Justice RM Lodha repeatedly asked Attorney General GE Vahanvati to explain whether various methods adopted for coal block allocation since 1992 had a sanction of law and under what law the screening committee was authorised to decide on allocation.