Abhishek Manu Singhvi: News
Abhishek Manu Singhvi is a politician belonging to the Indian National Congress (INC) and a Senior Advocate practicing in the Supreme Court of India. Singhvi, who did his BA in Economics (Hons.) from St. Stephen's College, Delhi, obtained his MA and PhD from Trinity College in the UK and did a summer program, PIL, from Harvard University, USA. Son of Padma Bhushan recipient, Laxmi Mall Singhvi, an eminent Jurist and Diplomat, Singhvi followed in his father's footsteps to pursue a career in law. Designated a Senior Advocate by the Supreme Court at 34, Singhvi is one of the youngest to have ever been appointed a senior counsel by the top court. Notably, in 1997, he became the youngest Additional Solicitor General of India at 37. In the past, he also served as the Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Law. Since 2006, he has been a member of the Rajya Sabha, first from Rajasthan (until 2018) and now from West Bengal. Currently, Singhvi is also a senior national spokesperson for the Congress party.
30 Oct 2023Manish Sisodia
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant bail to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in cases linked to the alleged Delhi liquor policy scam.
16 Oct 2023Enforcement Directorate (ED)
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is considering naming the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as an accused in the Delhi liquor policy scam case, Live Law reported.
10 Jul 2023Supreme Court Of India
The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from the Centre on a plea filed by the Delhi government challenging its ordinance on control of bureaucracy in the national capital.
10 Jul 2023Manish Sisodia
The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia's bail plea in the Delhi liquor policy scam case on Friday.
29 Apr 2023Rahul Gandhi
The Gujarat High Court on Saturday began hearing Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's plea challenging a Surat court's refusal to stay his conviction in a 2019 criminal defamation case over his "Modi surname" remark.
24 Apr 2023Lalit Modi
The Supreme Court on Monday accepted former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi's unconditional apology and closed all contempt proceedings against him.
07 Oct 2022Kamal Haasan
The legendary actor Kamal Haasan's statement that the Chola king was not Hindu sparked outrage, prompting political parties, especially the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to react.
29 Jun 2022Supreme Court Of India
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray resigned on Wednesday, after the Supreme Court refused to stay the floor test ordered in Assembly tomorrow.
13 Oct 2020X
Popular jewelry brand Tanishq, from the house of Tata, withdrew an advertisement for its latest collection Ekatvam after the clip triggered immense outrage on social media for glorifying "Love Jihad."
18 Feb 2020India
New Delhi has sort of clarified that the visa of the United Kingdom's Member of Parliament Debbie Abrahams was revoked as she was involved in anti-India activities.
28 Jan 2020Anurag Thakur
Union Minister Anurag Thakur behaved irresponsibly at an election rally when he openly called for shooting the "traitors" of the country.
07 May 2019Supreme Court Of India
In a major blow to Opposition parties, the Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to increase VVPAT verification of EVMs to 50%.
30 Apr 2019India
Coming down heavily on Congress President Rahul Gandhi, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said he should apologize for falsely attributing the "Chowkidar Chor Hai" remark to the top court.
23 Apr 2019Supreme Court Of India
The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a formal contempt notice to Congress President Rahul Gandhi for attributing his Chowkidar chor hai comment to the top court's 10 April judgment.
08 Apr 2019Supreme Court Of India
A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court against the Madras High Court's interim order calling for a ban on downloading the famous media app, TikTok.
19 Jan 2019Lok Sabha
Sharad Yadav of the Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) made a huge mistake on the stage of mega opposition rally in Kolkata on Saturday, after which West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said it was a slip of tongue.
07 Jan 2019Narendra Modi
In a surprise move, the Narendra Modi government on Monday approved 10% reservation for economically challenged sections of the society.
21 Oct 2018India
Accusing BJP-led Center of using every "auspicious" occasion as "political tool," Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said BJP was "desperate to rewrite history."
26 Sep 2018Supreme Court Of India
The Congress today welcomed the Supreme Court decision to strike down Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act, which allowed private parties to access Aadhaar data, and termed it a "slap on the face of BJP".
20 Sep 2018Supreme Court Of India
The Supreme Court reserved its verdict on a plea by historian Romila Thapar and others seeking the immediate release of five activists in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case and a SIT probe into their arrest.
29 Aug 2018India
The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered all five activists arrested on Tuesday in near-simultaneous raids, will be kept under house-arrest till September 6.
23 Aug 2018Reliance
Facing allegations of getting undue benefits from the multi-billion dollar Rafale deal, Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group has sent legal notices to several Congress leaders asking them to "cease and desist" from leveling such charges.
11 Jun 2018Yogi Adityanath
The younger brother of Dr. Kafeel Khan, who was arrested after the Gorakhpur Hospital tragedy and is out on bail, was shot at by unknown miscreants at around 11 PM on Sunday.
07 Jun 2018Pranab Mukherjee
Sharmistha Mukherjee, former president Pranab Mukherjee's daughter and a Congress leader, took to Twitter on Wednesday to express her discontent over the latter attending an RSS event in Nagpur today.
30 May 2018India
Former Finance Minister of India, P Chidambaram, today moved a Delhi court seeking protection from arrest in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case.
19 May 2018Karnataka
"Now, let us enjoy our holidays," this is how the Supreme Court concluded the hearing on the Karnataka power row today.
18 May 2018Supreme Court Of India
In the latest development, the Supreme Court today ordered floor test in Karnataka to be held tomorrow at 4pm.
19 Apr 2018India
Congress today said the Supreme Court judgment dismissing a batch of pleas seeking an independent probe into the alleged mysterious death of special CBI judge BH Loya will raise more questions and leave many of them unanswered unless logical reasons were found in it.
12 Mar 2018West Bengal
The Congress cleared the names of 10 candidates for Rajya Sabha polls in seven states, including Abhishek Manu Singhvi from West Bengal and senior journalist Kumar Ketkar from Maharashtra.
01 Mar 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
The CBI has sought 14-day custody of Karti Chidambaram, son of former finance minister P Chidambaram, in the INX money laundering case.
21 Feb 2018India
I-T has sent a notice to Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi's wife Anita, seeking explanation for jewelry purchases allegedly worth Rs. 6cr from Nirav Modi.