Law officers, including the Attorney General and Solicitor General, have been asked by the government to restrain from taking up private legal cases, arguing that it dilutes their focus from the government litigations.
While Congress and BJP continue to spar over former solicitor general Gopal Subramaniam, whose name was segregated from the list of four people to be made Supreme Court judges, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reportedly upset with the controversy.
After Ex-SG Gopal Subramanium withdrew his candidature for appointment as Supreme Court judge saying that he was “let down” by the Narendra Modi-led BJP government at the Centre over lack of support, the BJP rubbished the charges.
Former Solicitor General Gopal Subramaniam has withdrawn his candidature for appointment as Supreme Court judge over lack of support from the Narendra Modi-led BJP government at the Centre, reports said on Wednesday.
A day after Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran suggested that the Delhi government enacting the Jan Lokpal Bill without the consent of the Central government will be illegal, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said he would write to the Lieutenant Governor on the issue.
Additional Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran is all set to be appointed as the new Solicitor General (SG) of India following the resignation of senior advocate Rohinton Nariman from the post earlier this week.