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Attorney General

‘Manual scavengers work in gas chambers,’ SC slams Centre for pitiable support

In India, manual scavenging was traditionally a role decided by the caste system for members of the Dalit caste.

18 Sep 2019 2:24 PM

"Thief returned papers": Chidambaram mocks Centre over Rafale papers

Chidambaram's jibe came a day after the attorney general said that the Rafale documents were not stolen from the Defence Ministry.

09 Mar 2019 1:35 PM

Rafale documents not stolen, petitioners used photocopies: Attorney General

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

09 Mar 2019 1:11 PM

Rafale deal: SC verdict excellent, clean chit to govt, says Venugopal

'The court has accepted all our arguments,' Attorney General KK Venugopal said.

14 Dec 2018 2:54 PM

Don’t seek legal opinion from AG, bypassing us: Law Ministry to other ministries

In a strongly-worded letter, Law Secretary Suresh Chandra said that ministries should avoid 'impropriety' by approaching the AG directly.

22 Apr 2018 2:29 PM


No law violated in granting pension to MPs, says Supreme Court

Appearing for NGO Lok Prahari, Mr. S.N. Shukla submitted that in 2006 at an all parry meeting it was agreed to have a mechanism.

07 Mar 2018 2:21 AM

SC crisis unresolved, will take more time: AG a day after 'settled' remark

Four SC senior judges on Jan 12 held a press meet to question the 'biased and unilateral' decision made by the CJI.

16 Jan 2018 11:00 AM

Govt willing to extend Aadhaar linking deadline to March 31; conditions apply

February 6, 2018, would remain the deadline for linking Aadhaar for availing uninterrupted mobile services, it adds.

07 Dec 2017 12:11 PM

Will introduce 'law' if SC strikes down triple talaq: Centre

The govt will come out with law to regulate marriage and divorce among Muslims if court holds triple talaq as invalid, Rohatgi said.

15 May 2017 2:35 PM

India has upper hand over Pak: AG ahead of Jadhav's hearing

I think India has a very good case on violation of all international norms and treaties, Rohatgi said.

15 May 2017 12:02 PM


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

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi led the Indian delegation at the UN Human Rights Council.

05 May 2017 8:44 AM

Preet Bharara: The tenacious Indian-American prosecutor fired by Trump

The outspoken holdover from the Obama era refused to go quietly when the White House requested his resignation.

13 Mar 2017 7:56 AM

H-1B visa curbs coming soon, promises Trump's pick for attorney general

In the past, both Mr Sessions and Mr Grassley have worked together to bring legislations on H-1B visas that badly hit Indian IT companies.

12 Jan 2017 12:52 PM