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When AG is worried, it’s serious

Venugopal’s judicial sensibilities must have been rattled for him to use the strong words he did in the Supreme Court recently.

published on : 2nd September 2018

Violent incident involving 'Kanwarias' mentioned in Supreme Court by Attorney General

The devotees have been caught on video in recent weeks damaging public and private property after minor arguments.

published on : 10th August 2018

Issue of Mallya raising condition of Indian jails in UK mentioned in SC

The observation by the apex court assumes significance as Mallya's extradition proceedings are going on in London, has been raising the issue of alleged deplorable conditions in the Indian prison.

published on : 8th August 2018

US radio hosts apologise for calling first Sikh-American Attorney 'turban man'

The show was talking about Grewal's decision to suspend marjiuana prosecutions in New Jersey when Dennis Malloy and Judi Franco, the radio hosts repeatedly called him the "turban man".

published on : 27th July 2018

Many unfinished cases with Supreme Court judges, raise retirement age: Attorney General

KK Venugopal on Tuesday said that many of the judges of the apex court have unfinished cases in their hands which are of 'great importance to the nation.'

published on : 10th July 2018

Judge Loya Case: Maharashtra government to pay Rs 1.21 crore fees to ex-attorney general Mukul Rohatgi

The state government appointed Rohatgi - former Attorney General of India - as a Special Prosecutor in the case, besides former Solicitor General of India and senior lawyer Harish Salve.

published on : 3rd July 2018

Cashless treatment for road accident victims: Supreme Court seeks assistance of Attorney General 

According to a PIL, due to frequent road accidents, the victims are not able to get appropriate treatment in the hospitals and the financial condition also comes in the way as a hazard.

published on : 2nd July 2018

Attorney General vacancy impacting Telangana government cases

On March 26 this year, senior counsel Desai Prakash Reddy resigned as AG and sent his resignation letter to the state government.

published on : 1st July 2018

House Republicans grill FBI, Justice leaders on Russia probe

The hearing came amid Republican attacks on the Justice Department and allegations of FBI bias against Trump.

published on : 29th June 2018

New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman resigns amid abuse allegations

Eric Schneiderman announced that he would be resigning from office hours after four women he was romantically involved with accused him of physical violence.

published on : 8th May 2018

SC/ST Protection Act: Matter listed for hearing on May 3

The top court's order passed in March raised concerns over a possible dilution of the law meant to protect the marginalised section of society.

published on : 28th April 2018

US Attorney General Jeff  Sessions 'threatened to resign' if his deputy fired

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned the White House that he may resign if President Donald Trump fired his deputy Rod J Rosenstein.

published on : 21st April 2018

Supreme Court seeks Attorney General KK Venugopal's help on media gag on CJI impeachment

A bench headed by Justice AK Sikri said it would not restrain the media before hearing the AG and declined to pass any order.

published on : 20th April 2018

Pleas seeking probe in Judge Loya's death filed with vested interests: Former Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi

The senior advocate welcomed the apex court judgement dismissing the pleas and said the manner in which these cases were argued was a "classic case of contempt".

published on : 19th April 2018

Supreme Court seeks Attorney General's help in dealing transgender's plea on linking Aadhaar with PAN

Reshma Prasad, a social activist from Bihar, has sought a direction to the Centre to create a separate third gender category option on PAN cards to enable transgender like her to link it with Aadhaar.

published on : 28th March 2018
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