Tushar Mehta

SC reserves verdict on Centre-State dispute over power & transfer of bureaucrats serving Delhi govt

In the 2018 judgement, a five-judge Constitution bench had unanimously held that the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi is bound by the aid and advice of the elected government.

published on : 18th January 2023

UNHRC working group reviews India's national report on human rights

The delegation led by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta includes senior officials from various ministries and the NITI Aaayog, along with the vice-chancellor of the National Law University.

published on : 11th November 2022

Karnataka govt tells SC pro-Hijab students were acting at the behest of Popular Front of India

The Solicitor General of India Tushar Mehta submitted before the court that the movement in support of wearing hijab was designed to create religious discord.

published on : 20th September 2022

Will appoint a neutral person to run IOA: Supreme Court

The IOC has proposed a joint meeting on September 27, 2022, in Lausanne and it is necessary that a person shall coordinate with IOC in close consultation.

published on : 20th September 2022

Supreme Court respite for IOA

Committee of Administrators not to take charge of the body, SG says it can lead to suspension from IOC.

published on : 18th August 2022

Supreme Court asks ministry to resolve FIFA ban issue

The ministry is actively involved to keep the World Cup in India and has been in discussions with FIFA, the SC-appointed Committee of Administrators in AIFF

published on : 18th August 2022

Supreme Court to hear plea on delay of MCD polls

The bench, also comprising Justices A S Oka and J B Pardiwala, said the matter would be heard on Thursday.

published on : 27th July 2022

SC asks Centre how it will deal with pending and future sedition cases till it reconsiders law

The central govt in a fresh affidavit before the SC had said that it has decided to reconsider and re-examine the provision (Section 124A of Indian Penal Code, 1860) dealing with the sedition law

published on : 10th May 2022

Hold consultations with states on issue of identification of minorities: SC to Centre

The Centre had in March said that it was for the states and UTs to take a call on whether or not to grant minority status to Hindus and other communities where they are less in numbers.

published on : 10th May 2022

Centre to look into Judicial Vista proposal, apex court told

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Centre, said the matter is not being considered as an adversarial litigation. The next date of hearing is July 20.

published on : 27th April 2022

Plea against Tarun Tejpal's acquittal: Judgement is 'encyclopedia' on conduct of sexual assault victim, says government counsel

A division bench of Justices M S Sonak and R N Laddha was hearing the Goa government's application seeking leave to appeal against the acquittal of Tejpal in the case of rape and sexual assault.

published on : 14th April 2022

Delhi HC junks Centre’s memo for judges to get nod for private foreign tours

“In our view, in the instant OM (Office Memorandum), the same regime ought to have been followed. Therefore, insofar as the instant OM dated July 13, 2021,

published on : 7th April 2022

Ex-gratia: SC expresses concern over fake Covid death certificates being issued by doctors

"Please suggest how can we curb the issue of fake certificates being issued by the doctors. It may take away someone's real opportunity", the bench said.

published on : 7th March 2022

BJP rejects contention of impropriety in additional solicitor general arguing for Jay Shah

A news report said that Jai Amitbhai Shah’s firm reported 16,000 times more turnover in a year before winding up operations.

published on : 9th October 2017