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Raja's letter to PM not based on discussion with me: AG

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 20:53

Attorney General G E Vahanvati on Wednesday told a Delhi court that former Telecom Minister A Raja's letter to the Prime Minister regarding the DoT's policy to be adopted for 2G spectrum allocation was not based on discussion with him and the then External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee.

2G case: Attorney General to testify before court as witness today

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 08:54

Attorney General GE Vahanvati is likely to appear on Wednesday before a Delhi court trying the 2G spectrum allocation scam accused to depose as a prosecution witness in the case.

Centre opposes plea in HC to bring Attorney General under RTI

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 20:07

The Centre on Tuesday opposed in the Delhi High Court the plea to bring the office of Attorney General (AG) under RTI ambit

Centre opposes plea in HC to bring AG under RTI

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 18:23

The Centre opposed in the Delhi HC the plea to bring the office of AG under RTI ambit on various grounds including that the advice rendered by him to the state and its authorities is protected under the law.

Bring attorney general under RTI: Petitioner

Last Updated: Saturday, February 23, 2013, 16:04

A petition was filed in the Delhi High Court asking it to declare the office of the attorney general of India as a public authority falling within the ambit of the Right To Information Act, 2005.

Cabinet to take call on Vodafone tax dispute: Chidambaram

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 18:50

Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said the Union Cabinet will take a final call on settlement of the Rs 11,200-crore Vodafone tax case after seeking opinion of the Attorney General.

SC slams Centre for not bringing uniformity among tribunals

Last Updated: Friday, February 08, 2013, 21:14

Supreme Court slammed Centre for not bringing uniformity in dealing with appointment, tenure and facilities for judges heading judicial or quasi-judicial tribunals.

Foreign telcos can't claim damages from govt in 2G case: AG

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 05, 2012, 20:50

In a setback to foreign telecom players such as Sistema and Telenor, Attorney General Goolam Essaji Vahanvati is believed to have reiterated his earlier stand that such players cannot claim damages for cancellation of their 2G licences by an order of the Apex Court.

AG office not a public authority under RTI Act: ASG

Last Updated: Thursday, November 01, 2012, 23:00

The office of Attorney General of India is not a public authority under the RTI Act, Additional Solicitor General argued before the CIC.

EGoM to take Attorney General opinion on one-time spectrum fee

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 09, 2012, 22:10

EGoM will take legal opinion on the decision taken for charging one-time fee for the spectrum that existing operators hold beyond the 4.4 Mhz threshold.

Respect women or country will suffer, says CJI Kapadia

Last Updated: Friday, September 28, 2012, 21:54

Exhorting people to respect women, Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia o Friday said only those countries that have respected women have developed.

Attorney General to be called as witness before JPC on 2G

Last Updated: Monday, September 24, 2012, 00:19

Soon after Chacko announced the decision to call Vahanvati, a section of Congress members is learnt to have protested calling the top law officer of the country as a witness.