Govt concerned about heinous crimes by juveniles: Attorney General tells SC

The government is concerned about growing incidents of heinous crime being committed by minors and the entire issue of juvenility is under its consideration, the Attorney General on Monday told the Supreme Court.

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.

Only two bones identifiable in Mexico massacre: official

Mexico`s attorney general downplayed chances Monday of ever identifying charred remains attributed to the suspected massacre of 43 students, saying only two bones were salvageable for DNA tests.

Suspects admit to massacring missing Mexico students
Suspects admit to massacring missing Mexico students

Gang suspects have confessed to killing 43 missing Mexican students, burning their bodies for 14 hours and tossing their charcoal-like remains in a river, authorities said, in a case causing national revulsion.

Supreme Court to go only into pay and pension of Lt Gen Dastane

The Supreme Court will only look into issues of rank, pay and pension of an army officer, who before his retirement had challenged the government's decision to appoint Dalbir Singh Suhag as the Army chief.

US Attorney General Eric Holder to resign

President Barack Obama paid a deeply personal tribute to his Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday, as a man with whom he shares bonds of friendship and race said he would resign.

US Attorney General Eric Holder to resign: Official

 Attorney General Eric Holder, the top US law enforcement official and one of President Barack Obama`s closest aides, will resign on Thursday, White House and Justice Department officials said.

Panel headed by A-G to look into changes in Lokpal rules

A committee under the chairmanship of the Attorney General (A-G) has been formed by the Centre to look into the amendments in Lokpal search panel rules, which were notified by the last UPA government.

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.

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AG cautions govt against blacklisting of Finmeccanica

Attorney General has cautioned the Centre that blacklisting Italian defence firm Finmeccanica and its subsidiaries could affect the operational preparedness of the armed forces.

Speaker says will take decision on LoP within next four days

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has said she will take a decision on the issue of Leader of Opposition within the next four days after going through the rules and Attorney General`s letter on the matter.

Katju controversy a `futile` issue, says Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday refused to be drawn into the Katju controversy, terming it as a "futile" issue.

Centre seeks AG`s view on questioning Governors

Government has asked the view of new Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on the issue relating to CBI`s plans to quiz two of them as witnesses in the VVIP helicopter deal.

Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi is new Attorney General

Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi was on Thursday appointed as the new Attorney General (AG) and will have a tenure of three years.

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.

Arkansas top attorney will defend gay marriage ban

The attorney general of Arkansas today said he supports allowing same-sex couples to wed, but will continue defending his state`s 2004 ban on gay marriage in court because he believes it is his duty to do so.

PCB ends contract with long-time legal advisor

The Pakistan Cricket Board has ended the contract of its long-serving legal advisor Tafazzul Rizvi after he advised it to seek Attorney General`s opinion to resolve the quagmire surrounding the reinstatement of Zaka Ashraf as the PCB Chairman.

Pakistan`s Attorney General resigns

Pakistan`s Attorney General Munir Malik, the government`s top law officer, resigned today for personal reasons.