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Rafale documents not stolen, petitioners used photocopies: Attorney General Venugopal

Official sources said the AG's use of word stolen was probably "stronger" and could have been avoided.


Mar 08, 2019, 23:59 PM IST

Superfast 100: Watch top 50 news of the day, March 06, 2019

This segment of Zee News brings to you top 100 news of the day. Watch this clip to know more.

Mar 06, 2019, 17:24 PM IST

CBI was ridiculed, they were fighting like cats: AG to SC on Alok Verma vs Rakesh Asthana

The government of India was watching with amazement as to what the two senior CBI officers were doing, said the Attorney General.

Dec 05, 2018, 16:21 PM IST

Is prolonged sexual relationship at par with marriage: SC seeks AG’s advice

The Supreme Court has sought the opinion of the Attorney General of India on whether prolonged sexual relationship should be treated at par with marriage. Seeking the opinion, the top court pointed that it had come across several such cases.

Jul 03, 2018, 00:13 AM IST

Not against SC/ST Act, those agitating may not have read judgement: Supreme Court

Those agitating on streets may not have even read our judgment, added the top court

Apr 03, 2018, 15:01 PM IST

All well in Supreme Court? Attorney General, Bar Council say differences between judges resolved

The four judges had in a press conference stated that there were certain issues afflicting the country's highest court.

Jan 15, 2018, 13:27 PM IST

Democracy at stake, country's administration not in order: SC senior judges — Key points

Asked if they want the CJI to be impeached, the judges said that they are not implying it and that it is for the nation to decide.

Jan 13, 2018, 07:19 AM IST

After revolt by top judges, CJI to address media

In an unprecedented move, four senior Supreme Court judges on Friday called a press conference to express their displeasure with the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Mishra and with the way he was assigning cases.

Jan 12, 2018, 13:45 PM IST

Don't seek legal opinion directly from me: Attorney General to ministries

The AG's office has written to some secretaries whose ministries had approached him directly seeking his legal opinion on various issues.


Sep 05, 2017, 20:27 PM IST

Supreme Court seeks time frame for amending law to allow NRI voting from overseas

The bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar and Justice DY Chandrachud sought to know the time frame after Attorney General KK Venugopal told court that a Team of Ministers (ToM) have recommended such an amendment.

Jul 21, 2017, 18:24 PM IST

Centre will take decision on Mukul Rohatgi's desire to quit: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Centre is on the process of revealing the Legal Information Management and Briefing System (LIMBS), a digital platform to introduce transparency in the judicial process: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Jun 15, 2017, 16:46 PM IST

Pakistan's Attorney General to represent Kulbhushan Jadhav case at ICJ

Pakistani Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf Ali has stated that he would represent the country at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the case relating to alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav.

May 20, 2017, 13:36 PM IST

At UN, India says it's secular state with no state religion

India on Friday said it is a secular state with no state religion and safeguarding the rights of minorities forms an essential core of its polity, as it came under criticism from Pakistan over treatment of minorities.

May 05, 2017, 09:21 AM IST

Supreme Court reserves its order on Aadhaar-PAN linkage

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on whether to make Aadhaar mandatory for getting a Permanent Account Number (PAN) and to file tax returns.

May 04, 2017, 19:18 PM IST

Women can't be put on lower pedestal: Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on triple talaq

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi today said practice of triple talaq should not be allowed as women have as much right as men and cannot be treated on a lower pedestal.

Apr 17, 2017, 20:48 PM IST

Centre moves SC against verdict negating protection to forces anti-militancy operations

The Centre today moved the Supreme Court seeking hearing on its curative plea against the verdict by which the protection given to armed forces during anti-militancy operations in areas where AFSPA is in force has been negated.

Apr 12, 2017, 13:01 PM IST

Punjab CM should ask Sidhu to refrain from doing TV: Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi

Navjot Singh Sidhu, as a public servant, should refrain from doing television owing to his moral responsibility to disassociate with any commercial activity, even though there is no law which bars such a move, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said today.

Mar 22, 2017, 22:51 PM IST

Ready to negotiate one-time settlement with banks: Vijay Mallya

Embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Friday said that he was ready to negotiate with banks for one-time settlement and urged the Supreme Court to intervene.

Mar 10, 2017, 17:33 PM IST

Convene Assembly within a week for floor test: Attorney General advises Tamil Nadu Governor

The Attorney General has given opinion to Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao that Assembly should be convened within a week for floor test to decide whether O Panneerselvam or VK Sasikala have the majority.

Feb 13, 2017, 17:42 PM IST

Supreme Court to name new BCCI administrators on January 24, modifies order on disqualification

A newly-set up bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra, A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud modified the order.

Jan 21, 2017, 00:35 AM IST