Solicitor General

Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar resigns citing 'personal reasons'

Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar resigns citing 'personal reasons'

The development was confirmed by the Additional Solicitor

Oct 20, 2017, 13:59 PM IST

Philippines top lawyer urges more killings

The Philippine government's top lawyer called on Monday for police to kill more suspected drug criminals, as he defended President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on crime against mounting criticism.

Jul 11, 2016, 14:36 PM IST

SG backs DoT's stand on BWA spectrum allocation to RJio

The Solicitor General of India has backed Department of Telecom's (DoT) stand on allocating BWA spectrum to Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL) and allowing the company to get a unified licence for Rs 1,658 crore.

Feb 03, 2015, 21:27 PM IST

Govt asks law officers to desist from taking up private cases

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.

Nov 14, 2014, 16:20 PM IST

Congress, BJP spar over former S-G Gopal Subramaniam, PM Modi upset

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.

Jul 03, 2014, 09:19 AM IST

Move on Gopal Subramanium was based on `cogent` reasons: Govt

Government on Wednesday 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.

Jul 02, 2014, 22:24 PM IST

Gopal Subramanium`s segregation done by government without my consent: CJI RM Lodha

Speaking on the Gopal Subramanium controversy, CJI RM Lodha said that former Solicitor General`s segregation was unilaterally done by government without his knowledge and consent.

Jul 01, 2014, 19:05 PM IST

Former S-G Vs govt: Gopal Subramanium says let down by NDA, BJP rubbishes charges

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.

Jun 25, 2014, 17:43 PM IST

`Let down` by NDA govt, Gopal Subramaniam withdraws name for appointment as SC judge

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.

Jun 25, 2014, 11:03 AM IST

Goa Cong questions eligibility of Assistant Solicitor General

The Goa unit of Congress has written to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi objecting to appointment of Dattaprasad Lawande as an Assistant Solicitor General in the state, alleging nepotism.

Jun 20, 2014, 20:14 PM IST

Senior SC advocate Ranjit Kumar appointed Solicitor General

Senior Supreme Court advocate Ranjit Kumar, considered an expert on Constitutional laws, was on Saturday appointed as the Solicitor General.

Jun 07, 2014, 21:34 PM IST

Centre to miss SC deadline on national forest regulator

The Supreme Court today expressed displeasure over the Centre missing the March 31 deadline to implement its direction to appoint a national regulator to oversee the implementation of forest policy.

Mar 27, 2014, 19:11 PM IST

We have given opinion based on Constitution: Solicitor General on Jan Lokpal Bill

Solicitor General of India Mohan Parasaran on Thursday said that they have given their opinion regarding the status of the Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill based on the Constitution.

Feb 07, 2014, 11:25 AM IST

Delhi govt seeks legal opinion on Jan Lokpal Bill: Reports

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.

Feb 07, 2014, 11:01 AM IST

SG withdraws from Sethusamudram case in Supreme Court

Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran has withdrawn himself from appearing in the controversial Sethusamudram project matter in the Supreme Court.

Sep 22, 2013, 22:05 PM IST

PM wants law officers to be truthful in court: SG

PM has made it clear to top law officers that they should be "truthful" before the Supreme Court in the coalgate matter.

May 03, 2013, 00:21 AM IST

Mohan Parasaran to be elevated as Solicitor General

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.

Feb 09, 2013, 00:28 AM IST

Rohinton Nariman resigns as Solicitor General

The reason behind Rohinton F Nariman`s resignation is not yet clear, but sources familiar with the incident said that he was upset due to some tiff with Law Ministry officials.

Feb 04, 2013, 11:13 AM IST

Rohinton Nariman to be the new Solicitor General

Senior advocate Rohinton F Nariman is all set to become the new Solicitor General of India.

Jul 23, 2011, 18:57 PM IST

Decision on S-G’s resignation soon: Khurshid

Salman Khurshid, who on Wednesday took charge as the Union Law Minister, said he would take a decision on the issue of the resignation of Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium very soon.

Jul 13, 2011, 11:20 AM IST