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Former SC judge Justice P C Ghose all set to head India’s first Lokpal

The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, which envisaged the setting up of a Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas for the states, to enquire into allegations of corruption against public functionaries was enacted in 2013 and received Presidential assent on January 1, 2014.

Sr lawyer Mukul Rohatgi appointed to Lokpal panel: Centre

Attorney General K K Venugopal told a bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and R Banumathi that the Lokpal Selection Committee, comprising the Prime Minister, Chief Justice of India and Lok Sabha Speaker, had met on May 11 to appoint Rohatgi.

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If I were still A-G, I would have said we lost privacy case: Mukul Rohatgi

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.”

‘Not keen to put pressure’ on Mukul Rohatgi, government set to name new AG soon

Rohatgi was appointed the 14th Attorney General of India in June 2014

India is a secular state with no state religion: AG Mukul Rohatgi to UNHCR

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.

Collegium: Supreme Court gives nod for appointment of new judges

Govt stays away, declines to submit draft on procedure of appointment.

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Centre defends validity of Aadhar, says complying with SC order

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.

Delhi Confidential: Taken By Surprise

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.

Bar bribery case: AGI Mukul Rohatgi should desist from giving legal advice to Kerala VACB, says Achuthanandan

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.

Why was lawyer kin of then CJI made High Court judge, government asks Supreme Court

Mukul Rohatgi will adduce Thursday a chart with cases where recommendations made by the collegium were objected to by the government.

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Power walking: Arun Jaitley spotted with new SG at Lodhi Garden

Arun Jaitley was spotted with newly appointed Solicitor General (SG) of India Ranjit Kumar (L) and Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi (sitting R) at Lodhi Garden.

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