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Soli Sorabjee


Biography of late jurist Soli Sorabjee to release in April

March 10, 2022 10:42 am

Touted to be the "first and only" authorised biography of Sorabjee, the book, according to the publishers, takes on the narrative flair and eloquence that one of India's brilliant attorney generals was known for in his shrewd legal arguments.

Thought I saw a prophet in action: CJI remembers Soli Sorabjee

May 31, 2021 7:35 am

Sorabjee started his practice in the Bombay High Court in 1953, when the freedom movement was still fresh in the nation’s mind and the movement and the vision of the framers of the Constitution influenced him greatly, the CJI said.

Delhi confidential: Thanking The Veteran

May 31, 2021 2:44 am

After recovering from Covid-19, Supreme Court Justice D Y Chandrachud made his first public appearance on Sunday — virtually — at a memorial held for former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee, hosted by Sorabjee’s family.

Soli Sorabjee raised the bar - as a lawyer and as a human being

May 05, 2021 8:12 pm

Destiny kindly added years to his life, he wisely added life to his years.

Soli Sorabjee’s heart beat for people’s rights

May 05, 2021 8:40 am

One of the outstanding Bombay lawyers, Sorabjee fought for this cause his whole life.

Soli Sorabjee’s fierce and independent voice will resonate in public life

May 04, 2021 9:11 am

Whether he appeared for a private client as a junior lawyer or represented the Centre in the SC as the attorney general, he was never his clients’ mouthpiece.

Farewell Soli Sorabjee, my friend, counsel, philosopher

May 01, 2021 7:48 am

The void by his departure can never be filled. Our grief will only increase with time. He was a fatherly figure, a friend, philosopher, and sage counsel to all associated with him. I will deeply miss him.

Soli Sorabjee: defender of free speech

May 01, 2021 9:02 am

Indira Jaising writes: We have lost him at a time when our civil and political rights are endangered. His contribution would have mattered to the country

‘An icon of India’s legal system’: Tributes pour in for Soli Sorabjee

May 01, 2021 8:29 am

Serving as a legal professional for nearly seven decades, Sorabjee occupied the office of the Attorney General of India twice — first from 1989-90 and then from 1998-2004.

A remarkable life in law, tireless champion of civil liberties, press freedom, humanity

May 01, 2021 7:36 am

Sorabjee was a warm, genteel, intellectual practitioner of the law of a different era where facts and the interpretation of the statutes were the overriding consideration. Where arguments were laced with wit, polish and erudition.


Saying Afzal Guru's conviction was wrong is not sedition: Sorabjee

February 16, 2016 1:12 pm

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee on Monday reacted over the JNU issue by saying that any criticism against the government does not entail sedition. He further said that the slogans raised in JNU cannot come under the radar of sedition. He added that if there is any incitement of violence, then sedition can be charged and its upto the court to decide the facts. He also went on saying that if someone says that conviction of Afzal Guru was wrong, that's not sedition because sedition is one of the most serious offences.