Ranjit Kumar

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Tushar Mehta appointed as the Solicitor General Of India

10 Oct 2018

Tushar Mehta appointed as the Solicitor General Of India

On Wednesday, the Additional Solicitor of India, Tushar Mehta was appointed the Solicitor General Of India.

No outside player in TN Premier League cricket tournament: SC

11 Jul 2018

No outside player in TN Premier League cricket tournament: SC

Supreme Court bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra today said players registered with other cricket associations won't be allowed to take part in Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) cricket tournament organized by the state cricket association.

Need to include yoga in school-curriculum to create healthy-nation: Naidu

21 Jun 2018

Need to include yoga in school-curriculum to create healthy-nation: Naidu

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today stressed on the need to include Yoga in school curriculum to 'create a healthy nation'.

Sealing: SC says regular-bench to consider inaction allegations by civic-bodies

14 Jun 2018

Sealing: SC says regular-bench to consider inaction allegations by civic-bodies

The Supreme Court today left it to its bench, which is already seized with the contentious issue of sealing of unauthorized constructions in Delhi, to consider the allegations of inaction by civic bodies in going ahead with the sealing drive.

Delhi: Construction of 1,797 unauthorized colonies stayed by SC

24 Apr 2018

Delhi: Construction of 1,797 unauthorized colonies stayed by SC

"Unauthorized colonies can't be placed in a better position than authorized ones," said Supreme Court today while imposing a stay on construction of 1,797 unauthorized colonies in Delhi.

Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar resigns over 'personal reasons'

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.

Cow vigilantism: SC urges states to file compliance report

22 Sep 2017

Cow vigilantism: SC urges states to file compliance report

The SC has asked for a compliance report from states on the matter of cow vigilantism. Gujarat, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh filed theirs today.

SC urges Centre, states again to act against cow vigilantism

06 Sep 2017

SC urges Centre, states again to act against cow vigilantism

The SC has urged the Centre and states to take urgent steps to check violence in the name of cow protection.

SC directs Centre, states to take action against 'cow vigilantes'

21 Jul 2017

SC directs Centre, states to take action against 'cow vigilantes'

The SC has directed the Centre and states to take action against any kind of violent 'vigilant' acts by the public, especially in the name of 'gau raksha'.

In a first, SC wants CJI, governors under RTI ambit

07 Jul 2017

In a first, SC wants CJI, governors under RTI ambit

The SC for the first time batted for bringing the offices of the chief justice and governors within the purview of the Right to Information Act to ensure transparency and accountability.

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

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.

Theft at Kailash Satyarthi's home, Nobel citation reportedly stolen

07 Feb 2017

Theft at Kailash Satyarthi's home, Nobel citation reportedly stolen

There was a theft at Kailash Satyarthi's residence on February 7. Various stories have reported theft of different items, including his Nobel certificate and a replica of the prize.