Mukul Rohatgi: News

24 Nov 2023


Vijaypat Singhania says son Gautam breaking up Raymond, supports daughter-in-law

The founder of Raymond Group, Vijaypat Singhania, has expressed deep disappointment over his son Gautam Singhania "breaking up" the company, calling it his "stupid mistake" to give everything to his son.

SC refuses to stop Bihar caste-based survey, hearing next Monday 

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to halt the Bihar government's ongoing caste-based survey, India Today reported.

Centre seeks states' opinion on same-sex marriage

The Supreme Court on Wednesday continued hearing pleas seeking recognition of same-sex marriages and the Centre's petition opposing the former.

30 Mar 2023


Former AGI Mukul Rohatgi's wife buys Rs. 160 crore bungalow

Former Attorney-General for India Mukul Rohatgi's wife, Vasudha Rohatgi, has purchased a 2,100-square-yard bungalow worth Rs. 160 crore at Delhi's Golf Links, the Economic Times reported.

Mukul Rohatgi set to return as Attorney General for India

Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi is likely to assume the post of Attorney General for India (A-G)—the country's top legal officer—for the second time on October 1.

16 Jul 2020

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Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot approaches court, Harish Salve is his lawyer

The rift between rebel Sachin Pilot and his party Congress widened as the former approached Rajasthan High Court challenging Speaker CP Joshi's disqualification notice, that was served on Wednesday.

12 Dec 2019


Supreme Court orders judicial probe into Hyderabad encounter

The Supreme Court has ordered that the encounter of four men, accused of raping and killing a 26-year-old veterinary doctor on the outskirts of Hyderabad this month, will be probed independently.

States shouldn't fear, we are not man-eating tigers: Supreme Court

The states should not fear if a matter is pending before the Supreme Court as it is not a "man-eating tiger", the top court has said.

10 Jul 2018


Only abolishing Section 377 can cure Subramanian Swamy's homophobia

From his basket which nestles homophobic comments, Bharatiya Janata Party's Subramanian Swamy took out another explanation as to why Section 377 shouldn't be repealed.

02 Jul 2018


File affidavit within 10-days for appointing Lokpal: SC to Center

The Supreme Court bench comprising justices Ranjan Gogoi and R Banumathi asked the central government to file an affidavit within 10 days giving details of the steps which are likely to be taken for appointing the anti-graft ombudsman Lokpal in the country.

18 May 2018


Laughter in courtroom; judge tells a witty-joke on Karnataka crisis

The tense, high-voltage hearing on the Karnataka crisis in the Supreme Court today witnessed lighter moments today.

18 May 2018

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SC orders floor test tomorrow despite BJP seeking more time

In the latest development, the Supreme Court today ordered floor test in Karnataka to be held tomorrow at 4pm.

Senior counsel Mukul Rohatagi appointed eminent jurist in Lokpal panel

Senior lawyer Mukul Rohatgi has been appointed as an eminent jurist in the selection committee for appointment of the Lokpal, the Centre told the Supreme Court today.

SC stays Bombay HC order to initiate action against cops

The Supreme Court today stayed the Bombay High Court judgment ordering departmental action against Maharashtra policemen involved in a probe against a lawyer who was accused of illegally possessing call detail records (CDRs) of actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui's wife.

20 Oct 2017


Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar resigns over 'personal reasons'

Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar, India's second-most senior legal officer, resigned yesterday citing 'personal reasons'. He now plans to spend some time with family.

SC warns Sahara, denies extra time for depositing cheque

The SC refused to extend the July 15 deadline to Sahara group's Chief Subrata Roy Sahara to pay Rs. 552 crore.

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.

05 May 2017


India is secular with no state religion: India to UN

Responding to Pakistan's criticism over minorities' treatment, India asserted safeguarding minorities' rights forms an "essential core" of its polity.

03 May 2017


Govt: Citizens don't have absolute rights over their bodies

In an alarming statement, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi told the Supreme Court that citizens do not have an "absolute" right on their bodies or body parts.

03 May 2017


Aadhaar-PAN linkage to target black money, terrorist-financing: Centre tells SC

Centre on Tuesday conveyed to the SC that Aadhaar was made a pre-condition for PAN cards in order to identify fake PAN cards used for terror financing and circulation of black money.

Demonetized banknotes: Why deposits stopped after 31 Dec, asks SC

The Supreme Court questioned the Centre why people who couldn't deposit demonetized Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes before 31 Dec'16 weren't given time until 31 March, if they had genuine reasons.