SC asks Gopal Subramanium to assist in Padmanabhaswamy case

The Supreme Court Wednesday asked counsel Gopal Subramanium to reconsider his decision to withdraw as amicus curiae in the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple case, which had hit the headlines in 2011 over its huge treasure trove.

Coal block allocations scam: Gopal Subramanium rejects SC`s offer for SPP post

Senior lawyer Gopal Subramanium, whose name was left out by the Centre for elevation as Supreme Court judge, has rejected the post of Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) in the coal block allocations scam cases.

Subramanium among first choice of CJI to try coalgate cases

Senior lawyer Gopal Subramanium, whose name was left out by the Centre for elevation as Supreme Court judge on Friday emerged as the first choice of Chief Justice of India RM Lodha to try the high and mighty in the coal blocks scam cases.

Karunanidhi targets Centre on Gopal Subramanium rejection row

M Karunanidhi slammed the Centre over rejection of former Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium`s appointment as Supreme Court judge.

Decision on Subramanium based on `cogent grounds`: Govt

Government defended its decision to return the recommendation of the Supreme Court collegium to appoint senior lawyer Gopal Subramanium as a judge of the apex court, saying its move was based on "proper, cogent and sound" grounds.

Cong uses CJI`s criticism to target Modi govt on Subramanium row

Congress on Wednesday used the Chief Justice of India`s criticism of government on the Gopal Subramanium controversy to accuse the Narendra Modi dispensation of indulging in vendetta politics and committing grave breach of constitutional norms.

BJP hits back at Cong over Gopal Subramanium controversy

BJP on Wednesday hit back at Congress for its remarks against Narendra Modi government over Chief Justice of India`s criticism on Gopal Subramaniam row, saying Congress has no moral right to raise the issue as it has caused "the most damage" to institutions during its rule.

Govt says it could not pursue Subramanium`s case as he himself `withdrew`

After Chief Justice RM Lodha expressed displeasure, government tonight said the case of Gopal Subramanium for appointment as a Supreme Court judge was not taken forward as the noted lawyer himself "withdrew" his candidature while the process of conducting verifications was underway.

`Modi govt trampled upon established constitutional processes`

Congress on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of having an "autocratic mindset" whose government has "trampled" upon established constitutional processes in its "vendetta" against former Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium.

Justices Mishra, Goel and lawyer Nariman appointed SC judges

Chief Justices of Calcutta and Orissa High Courts, Arun Mishra and Adarsh Goel and eminent lawyer Rohinton Nariman, who were in the panel recommended by the Supreme Court collegium along with Gopal Subramanium, have been appointed as judges in the apex court.

Shanti Bhushan attacks govt on Gopal Subramanium issue

Former Law Minister Shanti Bhushan on Thursday said it was quite clear that CBI and IB were induced to do a "hatchet job" to scuttle the elevation of eminent lawyer Gopal Subramanium to the Supreme Court bench.

Govt acting in partisan manner on appointment of SC judges: CPI(M)

CPI(M) today attacked the government for acting in a "partisan" manner on the appointment of Supreme Court judges following charges levelled by senior lawyer Gopal Subramanium and said the apex court should undo the "damage".

A very carefully orchestrated drama to scuttle my elevation: Gopal Subramanium to CJI

In a nine-page letter to Chief Justice of India R M Lodha, former Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium today withdrew his consent for appointment as a Supreme Court judge protesting against "a very carefully orchestrated drama" to scuttle his elevation.

Most unfortunate, says Congress on Gopal Subramanium withdrawing name for appointment as SC judge

The Congress said on Wednesday that it was most unfortunate that former Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium had withdrawn his name for appointment as Supreme Court judge.

CBI wanted Subramanium to stay, Govt ordered removal

The decision to drop former Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium as CBI counsel from a corruption case against an Indian Revenue Service officer was taken by the Law Ministry.

Judicial system has failed, says ex-attorney general

Gopal Subramanium, former solicitor and attorney general of India said Saturday that the judicial system had failed to provide justice.

SC appoints Gopal Subramanium as amicus in temple row

The apex court expressed displeasure at the state government`s decision to strip the Temple Executive Officer Hari Kumar of his powers and right to enter the temple`s security area on security consideration.

Solicitor Gen Subramanium`s resignation accepted

Govt Thursday accepted the
resignation of Solictor General Gopal Subramanium, five days after he took the step as he was upset over appointment of a private advocate to represent Telecom Ministry in a case in the Supreme Court.

Khurshid may talk to SG before govt decides

Newly-appointed Law Minister
Salman Khurshid on Tuesday did not rule out talking to Solicitor
General Gopal Subramanium before the government takes a final
decision on his resignation.

Govt to decide on SG`s resignation in 2-3 days

Govt will take a decision in the next `two to three days` on the resignation of Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium.