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Jan 28, 2019
Supreme Court tells Centre to submit information on detention centres in Assam, foreigners detained there in past decadeThe Supreme Court has asked the Centre to provide various details about the detention centres in Assam, the period of detention of detainees and the status of their cases before the foreigners' tribunal.
Jan 11, 2019
Meghalaya mine tragedy: Centre says 'we have to believe in miracles'; SC asks to 'continue making efforts'The Centre told SC that it has to "believe in miracles" and see if the 15 miners, who have been trapped for almost a month inside an illegal rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya, come out alive.
Jan 04, 2019
Meghalaya mine rescue operation: Centre tells Supreme Court it has no blueprint of illegal mine, struggling to locate minersSolicitor General Tushar Mehta, for the Centre, told the Supreme Court that the Meghalaya mine was near a river, which has hindered the rescue operation.
Dec 09, 2018
'Constitutional morality can be very dangerous': Attorney General KK Venugopal fears SC may become third Parliament chamberCriticising the top court for depending on the Constitutional morality, the Attorney General while speaking at the Second J Dadachanji Memorial Debate said, "The use of Constitutional morality can be very, very dangerous and we can't be sure where it will lead us to. I hope Constitutional morality dies."
Dec 06, 2018
CBI vs CBI hearing: Supreme Court reserves order on Centre action against Alok Verma; CJI asks why strip CBI director of powers suddenlyThe Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on the pleas filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Verma and NGO Common Cause challenging the decision of the Central government to send Verma on leave.
Aug 26, 2018
National Conference approaches ex-solicitor general Gopal Subramanium to defend Article 35A in Supreme CourtArticle 35A in the Constitution accords special rights and privileges to the citizens of Jammu and Kashmir and denies property rights to a woman who marries a person from outside the state.
Oct 20, 2017
Solicitor-General Ranjit Kumar resigns, becomes second top law officer to quit in monthsThe Solicitor-General of India, Ranjit Kumar, has resigned from his post.
Mar 08, 2017
Donald Trump to nominate Washington lawyer Noel Francisco as US solicitor generalUS president Donald Trump will nominate Washington lawyer Noel Francisco to be solicitor general, the White House said on Tuesday.
Sep 02, 2014
Former Attorney General Goolam Vahanvati passes away at 65Vahanvati had served as the Solicitor General of India between June 20, 2004 and June 7, 2009. He was earlier the Advocate General of Maharashtra.
Jul 25, 2014
Rajiv's killers: NDA move may bring sanity to the death penalty debateThe NDA Solicitor-General has asked a five-judge Supreme Court bench how the families of the other victims in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination can be left out of the consultation process for the release of convicts. It is the right question to ask