Rohatgi said, “The government should not have diluted their stand in court because the inclusion or exclusion of fundamental rights is only the proviso of Parliament… Here, the judiciary is taking over the functions of Parliament and it is a very unsatisfactory resolution of the dispute.”
Rohatgi was appointed the 14th Attorney General of India in June 2014
Rohatgi said India seeks to ensure inclusive development and the protection of rights of vulnerable groups and it has enacted a range of laws to address sexual assault and other gender-based crimes.
Govt stays away, declines to submit draft on procedure of appointment.
Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said the government has spent Rs 5,000 crores on several welfare schemes linked to the UID programme and that 80 crore people in the country are now enrolled.
Rohatgi informed the court that he was appearing for a four-star hotel-cum-bar, which had seen a sharp decline in business due to the new restrictions.
The VACB has filed a case against Mani on the allegation that he had taken bribe from bar hotel owners to renew their liquor license.
Mukul Rohatgi will adduce Thursday a chart with cases where recommendations made by the collegium were objected to by the government.
The AG also pointed out that the Supreme Court and high courts are competent to deal with tax-related matters.
Railways have to shell out Rs 4 lakh along with a 6 per cent interest to the family of Durai Somnathan, who had died of cardiac arrest while running along a moving train.
Mukul Rohatgi said that under Coal Mines Ordinance, there was no provision for compensation for end-use plants attached to blocks.
Asks I-T department to accept the judgment of Bombay High Court.
“After that we shall request them (SIT) to submit the report in the court by November 30,” the AG said.
Urges SC to modify order for complete disclosure on tainted money.
Such de-allocations letters would have to be issued to 124 mines, including 38 operational ones and 86 non-operational.