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Rajnath Singh seeks 3-month extension for Ishrat probe officer; PM Modi gives two

Senior IAS officer B K Prasad, who probed the Ishrat Jahan missing files case, has got two- month extension with Prime Minister Narendra Modi reducing the three-month period sought by Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

Netanyahu aide detained in Israel fraud probe

A former senior aide to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was arrested in connection with a fraud inquiry. 

FBI director to face Republican fire over Clinton email probe

Republicans will get their first chance to grill FBI Director James Comey when he appears before Congress on Thursday to explain his decision not to recommend criminal charges against Democrat Hillary Clinton over her use of private email servers.

SC to expedite hearing on plea to examine Christian Canon law

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to expedite hearing on a PIL to examine the issue whether divorce granted by a Church, set up under its personal law, could be considered valid under the Indian common law.

Relief for Reliance Jio: AG says, don’t hike spectrum usage fee

Relief for Reliance Jio: AG says, don’t hike spectrum usage fee

In what could bring respite to Reliance Jio Infocomm, Mukul Rohatgi has said that spectrum usage charge for should not be increased.

AG to decide whether report on Ranjit Sinha be made public

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi if the report on the meetings between former CBI director Ranjit Sinha and some accused in coal block allocation scam be made public.

AMU minority status issue: Centre to withdraw appeal against the Allahabad HC judgement

AMU minority status issue: Centre to withdraw appeal against the Allahabad HC judgement

The Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on Monday told Supreme Court that the Centre is withdrawing its appeal against the Allahabad HC judgement in AMU minority status case.

Will request SC to ensure Vijay Mallya's presence, if needed: AG

The Attorney General said power to arrest does not mean that every offender has to be arrested and it was only a mechanism to ensure that investigation does not get hampered.

There is no mandate that Vijay Mallya should come himself, says Attorney General

There is no mandate that Vijay Mallya should come himself, says Attorney General

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on Monday said that the Supreme Court has not currently ordered Vijay Mallya to appear in person.

 

Priority to bring back Vijay Mallya to India: Attorney General

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi Wednesday said the top priority for authorities here was to make liquor baron Vijay Mallya return and disclose his assets, most of which are abroad, failing which proceedings for revocation of his passport may be initiated as was done in the case of former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi.

Confirmed! Vijay Mallya left India on March 2, Centre informs SC

Confirmed! Vijay Mallya left India on March 2, Centre informs SC

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who is facing legal proceedings for allegedly defaulting loans of over Rs 9,000 crores from various banks, has left the country a week back, government Wednesday informed the Supreme Court.

SC appoints AG as amicus on sr advocates designation issue

 The Supreme Court today appointed Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi as amicus curiae in a PIL seeking judicial scrutiny of the Supreme Court's method to designate lawyers as 'senior advocates'.

Land bill: Govt may use clause on removal of difficulties

Government is weighing options to wriggle out of the contentious land ordinance and may use a clause to remove difficulty to bring 13 central acts under the ambit of land acquisition law without going in for a fresh executive order.

Stalling Memon hanging would've been against spirit of law: Attorney General

Dismissing the argument that 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon's execution should have been stalled by 14 days after the rejection of his mercy plea, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on Thursday said had that happened, it would have been against the "spirit of the law".

Chandy again slams Rohatgi for appearing for bar owners

For the second time in two weeks, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Thursday questioned the propriety of Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi is appearing on behalf of bar owners opposing the state's new liquor policy.

FIFA scandal: Trinidad receives extradition papers for Jack Warner

FIFA scandal: Trinidad receives extradition papers for Jack Warner

The official documents from the United States government requesting the extradition of former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner have been received by Trinidad and Tobago`s Attorney General Garvin Nicholas.

Kerala unhappy as Attorney General appears for bar owners in SC

The ruling Congress as well as opposition parties in Kerala have expressed resentment after Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi appeared in the Supreme Court on behalf of bar owners opposing the state's new liquor policy.

AG supports grant to security clearance to SUN TV Network

AG supports grant to security clearance to SUN TV Network

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has supported grant of security clearance to 33 channels of Kalanithi Maran-promoted Sun TV Network, saying the corruption cases being investigated against the network's promoter cannot be ground to deny it.

Asia-Pacific ministers vow to fight IS

 Asia-Pacific ministers today vowed to counter violent extremism promoted by jihadist groups such as Islamic State at a two-day regional summit in Sydney, with Australia's Attorney-General saying their goal was to build societies resilient to terrorism.

Swiss authorities say FIFA has handed over IT data

Swiss authorities say FIFA has handed over IT data

Switzerland`s Office of the Attorney General said soccer`s governing body FIFA had handed over IT data on Wednesday.