GE Vahanvati

Ishrat Jahan inquiry panel recovers one key document

The one-man inquiry panel, set up to trace the missing files related to alleged fake encounter killing case of Ishrat Jahan, has found one key document after examination of a few senior officers.

Jun 07, 2016, 20:57 PM IST

President Pranab condoles Vahanvati's death

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday condoled the death of legal luminary and former attorney general of India Goolamhoossein Essaji Vahanvati.

Sep 03, 2014, 13:16 PM IST

Former Attorney General of India GE Vahanvati dies of heart attack

Former attorney general Goolamhussein Essaji Vahanvati passed away on Tuesday due to heart attack.

Sep 02, 2014, 19:26 PM IST

Mukul Rohatgi appointed Attorney General of India

The Narendra Modi government Thursday appointed senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi as the new Attorney General of India.

Jun 12, 2014, 16:04 PM IST

Mukul Rohatgi to be Attorney General

Senior Supreme Court advocate Mukul Rohatgi will be the new Attorney General (AG) replacing GE Vahanvati who resigned following NDA government assuming power at the Centre.

May 28, 2014, 17:53 PM IST

CBI to seek nod for sanction of IB officials in Ishrat case

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.

Feb 09, 2014, 19:49 PM IST

AG for immediate disqualification of convicted MPs

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.

Oct 19, 2013, 11:26 AM IST

Music company claims receiving calls in PM`s name

Days after hoax calls to Attorney General G E Vahanvati by a person posing as Congress chief Sonia Gandhi sent security agencies into a tizzy, police today said a music company had received threatening calls from someone claiming to be the prime minister.

Sep 25, 2013, 21:37 PM IST

Coalgate: Centre`s stand contradictory, says SC

The Centre was at the receiving end in the Supreme Court which said its stand on coal block allocation has been "contradictory".

Sep 24, 2013, 20:54 PM IST

Sonia Gandhi hoax call: BHEL employee called Attorney General impersonating Congress chief?

A BHEL woman employee is suspected to be the hoax caller impersonating Congress president Sonia Gandhi and making a call to the Attorney General GE Vahanvati.

Sep 24, 2013, 18:55 PM IST

Hoax call case: Police zero in on a woman PSU employee

A woman working with a public sector firm is alleged to have imitated Congress president Sonia Gandhi voice when she made calls to Attorney General GE Vahanvati.

Sep 23, 2013, 22:36 PM IST

Govt in a tizzy after hoax caller imitates Sonia, probe begins

Delhi Police on Monday began its probe into a complaint by Attorney General GE Vahanvati regarding a hoax call he received from a woman imitating Congress president, Sonia Gandhi.

Sep 23, 2013, 14:36 PM IST

Centre may ask Ashwani Kumar to resign?

In the wake Supreme Court’s scathing criticism of the Centre in connection with the coal blocks allocation scam, the Congress-led UPA government may ask Ashwani Kumar to resign as Union Law Minister.

May 09, 2013, 14:04 PM IST

You should have explained everything: SC says to Vahanvati

GE Vahanvati should have told everything on sharing draft status reports in Coalgate probe, SC noted.

May 08, 2013, 23:42 PM IST

CBI Director challenges Attorney General`s claim in coalgate

CBI Director Ranjit Sinha compounded woes of Attorney General GE Vahanvati by claiming in his affidavit to Supreme Court that he "glanced" through draft status report and also suggested changes.

May 06, 2013, 23:59 PM IST

Govt seeks to downplay storm over Raval`s letter to AG

Government on Monday sought to downplay the political storm created by Additional Solicitor General Harin Raval`s letter accusing Attorney General G E Vahanvati of trying to interfere in CBI`s probe report on coal scam.

Apr 30, 2013, 12:58 PM IST

2G scam: Raja accuses Vahanvati of telling untruths against him

Former Telecom Minister A Raja, the main accused in 2G spectrum scam, has told the JPC that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was in the loop over policy decisions and has accused Attorney General G E Vahanvati of telling a "series of untruths" against him.

Mar 24, 2013, 13:45 PM IST

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

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.

Feb 27, 2013, 08:54 AM IST

AG wants `loopholes` in Lokpal Bill to be plugged

The Attorney General has warned that some provisions in the Lokpal Bill on probing complaints of corruption could be challenged in courts due to loopholes.

Nov 15, 2012, 21:05 PM IST

PM, ministers do not enjoy legal immunity: AG

BJP has sought filing of FIR against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the alleged coal block allocations, prompting the government to conduct an exercise to ascertain how he could be safeguarded from any legal wrangling.

Oct 19, 2012, 21:17 PM IST