K K Venugopal

Centre gets four days to file Rafale reply

A bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi asked the Centre to file its reply to the new documents submitted by the petitioners.

published on : 1st May 2019

Former ASG Indira Jaising questions AG's appearance in hearing on CJI's sexual harassment allegations

Jaising, the founder of The Leaflet that was among the four portals which reported the allegation against the CJI, suggested that Justice Gogoi should withdraw from hearing.

published on : 20th April 2019

Will SC examine 'stolen' Rafale deal documents? Verdict likely today

The order will come on a batch of pleas which want the court to review its judgement in the wake of new evidence coming to light.

published on : 10th April 2019

No one can produce Rafale documents without permission of dept concerned: Center tells SC

Attorney General K K Venugopal, appearing for the Centre, referred to section 123 of the Evidence Act and provisions of RTI Act to buttress his claim.

published on : 14th March 2019

I suppose thief returned documents: Chidambaram on AG KK Venugopal's fresh Rafale remarks

The Attorney General, in his submission before the Supreme Court on Friday said that the petitioners in the application used "photocopies of the original" papers, deemed secret by the government.

published on : 9th March 2019

Nobody will get any information from us on source of Rafale documents: The Hindu chairman N Ram

Those who put documents on the Rafale deal in the public domain are guilty under the Official Secrets Act and contempt of court, Attorney General K K Venugopal said on Wednesday.

published on : 6th March 2019

Contempt plea against Bhushan: Activists move Supreme Court in his support

Besides, a separate application has also been filed in the top court by five senior journalists, including former union minister Arun Shourie, seeking to intervene in the case.

published on : 4th March 2019

Centre wants Prashant Bhushan punished, says his CBI tweet amounts to contempt of court

Two contempt petitions have been filed against advocate Prashant Bhushan for his tweet which alleged the government misled the apex court in the appointment of M Nageswara Rao as interim CBI chief

published on : 6th February 2019

CBI row: Attorney General files contempt petition against advocate Prashant Bhushan for tweets on Nageswara Rao

The contempt petition refers to the February 1 tweets by Bhushan in which he allegedly said that the government appeared to have misled the apex court.

published on : 4th February 2019

Supreme Court reserves order on Rafale deal, wants offset info in three months

Venugopal, however, admitted that there was no sovereign guarantee by the French government backing the deal obligating it to take the responsibility in case of default in delivery of the jets.

published on : 14th November 2018

Supreme Court defers hearing on Article 35A to January next year

A three judge bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra adjourned the pleas till the second week of January 2019.

published on : 31st August 2018

Attorney General Venugopal not to appear in Supreme Court in section 377 hearing

Venugopal said he had informed the law officer concerned, who is handling the contentious matter before a five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra.

published on : 11th July 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

Supreme Court crisis seems unresolved, will be settled in 2-3 days: Attorney General K K Venugopal

On whether he had a meeting or spoke with any of the four judges or the CJI, Venugopal said, "Nothing of that sort has happened".

published on : 16th January 2018

Everything settled among Supreme Court judges: Attorney General K K Venugopal

After the crisis had erupted on January 12, Venugopal had said that the unprecedented move by the four senior Supreme Court judges in holding a press conference "could have been avoided".

published on : 15th January 2018
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