Lynch becomes US attorney general, 1st black woman in post

The US Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch as the nation`s first black female attorney general Thursday, installing an aggressive counter-terrorism prosecutor as the top law enforcement official for President Barack Obama`s final 21 months in office.

US Sikh bodies honour Attorney Gen for services to community

US Attorney General Eric Holder has been honoured by the Sikh community in America for his "exemplary service" to them during the "challenging times", especially after the 2012 attack on a Gurdwara in Wisconsin.

Obama presses Republicans on attorney general pick

 President Barack Obama urged his Republican foes in Congress to confirm his choice for the country`s next top law enforcement officer, accusing them of holding her "hostage" in their efforts to push other legislation.

Ferguson policies targeted blacks, created toxic environment: US attorney general

 A US probe found systemic racial bias targeted blacks and created a "toxic environment" in Ferguson, Missouri, but cleared a white officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager there, Attorney General Eric Holder said on Wednesday.

Mexico`s `I`m tired now` attorney general steps down

Mexico`s much-maligned attorney general, who has faced public anger over the investigation into the presumed slaughter of 43 students, will step down Friday to take up another cabinet post.

US Senate panel endorses Obama's attorney general pick

The US Senate Judiciary Committee voted 12-8 today to advance Loretta Lynch's nomination to be President Barack Obama's new attorney general.

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.