Solicitor General

Showing of 1 - 20 from 19 results
Solicitor General - Total results - 19
SC says no law to back UP govt's ‘name and shame’ posters of anti-CAA protesters; refuses to stay Allahabad HC order to remove hoardings
India

SC says no law to back UP govt's ‘name and shame’ posters of anti-CAA protesters; refuses to stay Allahabad HC order to remove hoardings

The Supreme Court told the Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday that as of now, there was no law that could back their action of putting up roadside posters of those accused of vandalism during anti-CAA protests in Lucknow/

Supreme Court directs Centre, Assam government to file status report on Bangladeshi migrants in detention centres
India

Supreme Court directs Centre, Assam government to file status report on Bangladeshi migrants in detention centres

The Supreme Court Friday directed the Centre and the Assam government to file a fresh report with regard to the status of release of Bangladeshi migrants in detention centres as per its earlier order

Supreme Court tells Centre to submit information on detention centres in Assam, foreigners detained there in past decade
India

Supreme Court tells Centre to submit information on detention centres in Assam, foreigners detained there in past decade

The 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.

Meghalaya mine tragedy: Centre says 'we have to believe in miracles'; SC asks to 'continue making efforts'
India

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.

Meghalaya mine rescue operation: Centre tells Supreme Court it has no blueprint of illegal mine, struggling to locate miners
India

Meghalaya mine rescue operation: Centre tells Supreme Court it has no blueprint of illegal mine, struggling to locate miners

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, for the Centre, told the Supreme Court that the Meghalaya mine was near a river, which has hindered the rescue operation.

'Constitutional morality can be very dangerous': Attorney General KK Venugopal fears SC may become third Parliament chamber
India

'Constitutional morality can be very dangerous': Attorney General KK Venugopal fears SC may become third Parliament chamber

Criticising 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."

CBI vs CBI hearing: Supreme Court reserves order on Centre action against Alok Verma; CJI asks why strip CBI director of powers suddenly
India

CBI vs CBI hearing: Supreme Court reserves order on Centre action against Alok Verma; CJI asks why strip CBI director of powers suddenly

The 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.

National Conference approaches ex-solicitor general Gopal Subramanium to defend Article 35A in Supreme Court
India

National Conference approaches ex-solicitor general Gopal Subramanium to defend Article 35A in Supreme Court

Article 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.

Solicitor-General Ranjit Kumar resigns, becomes second top law officer to quit in months
India

Solicitor-General Ranjit Kumar resigns, becomes second top law officer to quit in months

The Solicitor-General of India, Ranjit Kumar, has resigned from his post.

Donald Trump to nominate Washington lawyer Noel Francisco as US solicitor general
World

Donald Trump to nominate Washington lawyer Noel Francisco as US solicitor general

US president Donald Trump will nominate Washington lawyer Noel Francisco to be solicitor general, the White House said on Tuesday.

Former Attorney General Goolam Vahanvati passes away at 65
Corporate

Former Attorney General Goolam Vahanvati passes away at 65

Vahanvati had served as the Solicitor General of India between June 20, 2004 and June 7, 2009. He was earlier the Advocate General of Maharashtra.

Rajiv's killers: NDA move may bring sanity to the death penalty debate
India

Rajiv's killers: NDA move may bring sanity to the death penalty debate

The 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

Advocate Ranjit Kumar appointed Solicitor General
India

Advocate Ranjit Kumar appointed Solicitor General

The ACC also cleared the names of senior advocates Maninder Singh, L Nageshwar Rao, Tushar Mehta, PS Patwalia and Neeraj Kishen Kaul as Additional Solicitors General, the sources said.

Mukul Rohatgi appointed 14th Attorney General of India
India

Mukul Rohatgi appointed 14th Attorney General of India

Rohatgi represented Gujarat government in the Supreme Court in the 2002 Gujarat riots and fake encounter death cases, including the Best Bakery and Zahira Sheikh cases.

Don't bow to pressure from Congress: Kejriwal writes to L-G
Politics

Don't bow to pressure from Congress: Kejriwal writes to L-G

The Chief Minister argued that it wasn't unconstitutional to produce the bill in the state legislature without the Centre's assent.

Jan Lokpal Bill by Delhi govt is unconstitutional: Solicitor General
India

Jan Lokpal Bill by Delhi govt is unconstitutional: Solicitor General

The AAP government's plans to enact the Jan Lokpal Bill in a public venue next week faced fresh hurdles with Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran insisting that Lt Governor's prior approval is necessary

SC orders new body to tackle sexual harassment in judiciary
India

SC orders new body to tackle sexual harassment in judiciary

The Supreme Court of India today heard the petition of the former law intern who had alleged sexual harassment by a former Supreme Court Judge. The court in this case has issued notice to all the respondents in the case including the Secretary General of the Supreme Court.

It's official: Tatas get 6 more months to operate Taj Mansingh
Business

It's official: Tatas get 6 more months to operate Taj Mansingh

The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) on Monday gave the Tata-owned Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) another extension of six months (till March 31, 2014) to operate the Taj Mahal hotel in the capital's tony locality Mansingh Road. However, the auction of the property hinges on the Solicitor-General's opinion on the right of first refusal (ROFR). <br /><br />

SG's exit suggests that govt is really rattled on 2G scam
Politics

SG's exit suggests that govt is really rattled on 2G scam

The resignation of Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium suggests that all is not well with the government's case in the 2G scam. But even so, the issue could have been handled more sensitively.