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Punjab CM should ask Sidhu to refrain from doing TV: Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi

Navjot Singh Sidhu, as a public servant, should refrain from doing television owing to his moral responsibility to disassociate with any commercial activity, even though there is no law which bars such a move, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said today.

Ready to negotiate one-time settlement with banks: Vijay Mallya

Ready to negotiate one-time settlement with banks: Vijay Mallya

Embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Friday said that he was ready to negotiate with banks for one-time settlement and urged the Supreme Court to intervene.

Convene Assembly within a week for floor test: Attorney General advises Tamil Nadu Governor

Convene Assembly within a week for floor test: Attorney General advises Tamil Nadu Governor

The Attorney General has given opinion to Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao that Assembly should be convened within a week for floor test to decide whether O Panneerselvam or VK Sasikala have the majority.

Supreme Court to name new BCCI administrators on January 24, modifies order on disqualification

Supreme Court to name new BCCI administrators on January 24, modifies order on disqualification

A newly-set up bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra, A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud modified the order.

Attorney General clears way for Rs 3,050 crore penalty on Airtel, Voda, Idea

Attorney General clears way for Rs 3,050 crore penalty on Airtel, Voda, Idea

Paving the way for Rs 3,050 crore cumulative penal action on telecom operators Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular, the Attorney General is learnt to have opined that the Department of Telecom has power to impose penalty on grounds of poor quality of service.

SC asks govt if demonetisation was confidential; to judge if policy unconstitutional

SC asks govt if demonetisation was confidential; to judge if policy unconstitutional

The Supreme Court on Friday resumed hearing on the pleas filed against government's demonetisation drive and sought to know from the government if the policy was confidential when it was being made.

Ask authorities to revist law on rash driving, SC tells AG

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it hoped the Attorney General will impress upon authorities concerned to revisit the provisions of law pertaining to punishment for rash and negligent driving.

Rajnath Singh seeks 3-month extension for Ishrat probe officer; PM Modi gives two

Senior IAS officer B K Prasad, who probed the Ishrat Jahan missing files case, has got two- month extension with Prime Minister Narendra Modi reducing the three-month period sought by Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

Netanyahu aide detained in Israel fraud probe

A former senior aide to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was arrested in connection with a fraud inquiry. 

FBI director to face Republican fire over Clinton email probe

Republicans will get their first chance to grill FBI Director James Comey when he appears before Congress on Thursday to explain his decision not to recommend criminal charges against Democrat Hillary Clinton over her use of private email servers.

SC to expedite hearing on plea to examine Christian Canon law

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to expedite hearing on a PIL to examine the issue whether divorce granted by a Church, set up under its personal law, could be considered valid under the Indian common law.

Relief for Reliance Jio: AG says, don’t hike spectrum usage fee

Relief for Reliance Jio: AG says, don’t hike spectrum usage fee

In what could bring respite to Reliance Jio Infocomm, Mukul Rohatgi has said that spectrum usage charge for should not be increased.

AG to decide whether report on Ranjit Sinha be made public

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi if the report on the meetings between former CBI director Ranjit Sinha and some accused in coal block allocation scam be made public.

AMU minority status issue: Centre to withdraw appeal against the Allahabad HC judgement

AMU minority status issue: Centre to withdraw appeal against the Allahabad HC judgement

The Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on Monday told Supreme Court that the Centre is withdrawing its appeal against the Allahabad HC judgement in AMU minority status case.

Will request SC to ensure Vijay Mallya's presence, if needed: AG

The Attorney General said power to arrest does not mean that every offender has to be arrested and it was only a mechanism to ensure that investigation does not get hampered.

There is no mandate that Vijay Mallya should come himself, says Attorney General

There is no mandate that Vijay Mallya should come himself, says Attorney General

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on Monday said that the Supreme Court has not currently ordered Vijay Mallya to appear in person.

 

Priority to bring back Vijay Mallya to India: Attorney General

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi Wednesday said the top priority for authorities here was to make liquor baron Vijay Mallya return and disclose his assets, most of which are abroad, failing which proceedings for revocation of his passport may be initiated as was done in the case of former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi.

Confirmed! Vijay Mallya left India on March 2, Centre informs SC

Confirmed! Vijay Mallya left India on March 2, Centre informs SC

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who is facing legal proceedings for allegedly defaulting loans of over Rs 9,000 crores from various banks, has left the country a week back, government Wednesday informed the Supreme Court.

SC appoints AG as amicus on sr advocates designation issue

 The Supreme Court today appointed Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi as amicus curiae in a PIL seeking judicial scrutiny of the Supreme Court's method to designate lawyers as 'senior advocates'.

Land bill: Govt may use clause on removal of difficulties

Government is weighing options to wriggle out of the contentious land ordinance and may use a clause to remove difficulty to bring 13 central acts under the ambit of land acquisition law without going in for a fresh executive order.