Articles about Attorney General of India

Centre to Supreme Court: SC/ST Act verdict caused disharmony

12 Apr 2018

India
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.

SC rift 'settled'? No rebel judge to hear key cases

16 Jan 2018

India
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.

Attorney General: Unity among SC judges will return

13 Jan 2018

India
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.

KK Venugopal appointed as India's new Attorney General

30 Jun 2017

India
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.

Mukul Rohatgi rejects Centre's offer, will resign as AGI

12 Jun 2017

India
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.