Attorney General

Supreme Court entering policy domain, must keep in mind separation of powers: Attorney General

"Many of the Supreme Court judgements have gone beyond its judicial ambit. We have said it is a policy decision yet the court went ahead with its judgement," said AG KK Venugopal

published on : 4th May 2022

Kerala law students send SOS, Attorney Gen KK Venugopal gifts Rs 12 lakh book

It was after exhausting all other options that the students and teachers of the law department at Kerala University knocked on the doors of Attorney General K K Venugopal.

published on : 3rd April 2022

Russia- Ukraine conflict: AG tells SC that Union govt has evacuated 22500 students from Ukraine

The court was hearing a plea filed by lawyer Vishal Tiwari seeking immediate and effective diplomatic steps and measures for the evacuation of the stranded Indian citizens in Ukraine.

published on : 21st March 2022

Islamabad High Court sets April 13th as date for India to depute a lawyer for Kulbhushan Jadhav

The court has also asked the Indian government to depute a member of its mission in Pakistan to attend hearings of the petition against Jadhav’s conviction.

published on : 4th March 2022

George P Bush forces runoff against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton 

Paxton was ahead on Tuesday night at the top vote-getter in a crowded race but failed to capture the more than 50% of the vote needed to avoid a runoff.

published on : 2nd March 2022

New York Attorney General says Trump's company misled banks, tax officials

The Trump Organization, AG's office said, overstated the value of land donations made in New York and California on paperwork submitted to the IRS to justify several million dollars in tax deductions

published on : 19th January 2022

Don't file murder charges in stillbirths: California Attorney General Rob Bonta

Kings County prosecutors charged in 2019 that a woman's methamphetamine use led to the stillbirth and thus constituted murder.

published on : 7th January 2022

US opioid crisis: Washington seeks over USD 38 billion from opioid distributors

The drug companies say that they cannot be blamed for the opioid epidemic; they merely supplied opioids that had been prescribed by doctors. 

published on : 15th November 2021

US court allows Texas to resume ban on most abortions

That would mean 36 million women in 26 states -- nearly half of American women of reproductive age -- would likely lose the legal right to an abortion, according to a Planned Parenthood report.

published on : 9th October 2021

Attorney General refuses consent for initiating contempt action against Swara Bhaskar

Venugopal, in a letter to Saxena on August 21, said the actor's statement, which is in two paragraphs, appears to be a factual one.

published on : 23rd August 2020

Aadhaar verdict: Former Attorney General​ Soli Sorabjee supports Justice Chandrachud's dissent

In a judgment pronounced as 4:1 majority, the Supreme Court of India upheld the Aadhaar Act and scheme after striking down some provisions.

published on : 26th September 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

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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