Attorney General of India
12 Apr 2018
Centre to Supreme Court: SC/ST Act verdict caused disharmony
On Thursday, PM Modi-led government told the Supreme Court that its recent judgment on the SC/ST Act "diluted" the law, causing "great damage" to the country.
16 Jan 2018
SC rift 'settled'? No rebel judge to hear key cases
Hours after Attorney General (AG) KK Venugopal claimed the rift between SC judges had been "settled," the court released a list of seven key cases to be heard by a Constitution bench.
13 Jan 2018
Attorney General: Unity among SC judges will return
Yesterday, four SC judges held a press conference raising objections to the way the chief justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra was running the judiciary. In a first, they urged the nation to safeguard the SC's independence. Their dissidence revealed the schism among the SC's senior-most judges.
30 Jun 2017
KK Venugopal appointed as India's new Attorney General
Senior lawyer KK Venugopal has been appointed as the new Attorney General of India as Mukul Rohatgi steps down from the post.
12 Jun 2017
Mukul Rohatgi rejects Centre's offer, will resign as AGI
Stating his disinterest in a letter to the Centre, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has conveyed that he does not wish to serve as AGI for a second term.