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US election: Attorney general authorizes vote fraud investigation

November 10, 2020 3:06 pm

In a letter to US attorneys, US Attorney General William Barr authorized them to pursue substantial allegations of voting and vote tabulation irregularities prior to the certification of elections in their jurisdictions in certain cases.

SC seeks AG's assistance on plea against MP HC bail condition of victim tying Rakhi to molester

October 16, 2020 1:27 pm

A bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar issued notice to the office of Attorney General K K Venugopal on an appeal filed by nine women lawyers who have said that courts across the country should be restrained from imposing such conditions as these are "against the principle of law".

SC seeks Attorney General's assistance in PIL seeking declaration of minority on state-wise data

July 19, 2019 1:25 pm

The bench asked BJP leader and lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay , who has filed a PIL on the issue, to supply a copy of the petition to the office of the attorney general and listed it for hearing after four weeks.

Chhattisgarh row: New Attorney General named, his predecessor says never quit

June 02, 2019 2:17 am

The orders to appoint Satish Chandra Verma were issued by state Law Department late Friday night, hours after Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel told reporters that Tiwari’s resignation had been received and accepted.

The country’s counsel

January 04, 2019 12:00 am

The Attorney-General for India is an independent law officer who is mandated to uphold the Constitution and is obliged to speak truth to power.

The Court’s voice

December 17, 2018 12:15 am

The Attorney General’s concerns about constitutional morality are misplaced.

Appointment of DGP: Supreme Court seeks A-G help on J&K’s plea

September 20, 2018 12:17 pm

The state has approached the court, seeking exemption for itself from the guidelines regarding tenure of a DGP as laid down by the apex court in the 2006 Prakash Singh case.

You have data to attack judiciary, not on appointments: SC to Govt

May 05, 2018 12:08 pm

Assuring the court that appointments to High Courts in the North-East would be made soon, the Attorney General said that will not however resolve the problem of vacancies in all High Courts.

Centre extends term of Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, senior law officers

June 03, 2017 7:09 pm

Mukul Rohatgi has been representing the Center in the Supreme Court in many crucial cases including Triple Talaq. 

Forty Years Ago: No Role For Court

December 19, 2015 12:15 am

President Isabel Peron called general elections in Argentina for October 17, 1976, in an apparent effort to defuse political tensions and head off a possible military coup.