Mukul Rohatgi

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Mukul Rohatgi is a designated senior counsel,and was the 14th Attorney General for India. He was succeeded by K. K. Venugopal. He had a tenure of three years as Attorney General, from June 19, 2014 to June 18, 2017. He is a senior advocate at the Supreme Court of India. He has also served earlier as Additional Solicitor General of India.


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'Won't appear for Chinese app against India': Ex-Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi refuses to represent TikTok in court

Rohatgi said that he will not appear for TikTok, a Chinese app, in a case against the Government of India.
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Virtual hearings should be integrated with physical functioning of courts once they re-open: Mukul Rohatgi

Welcoming the temporary shift to virtual hearings by courts, former Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi Friday said it should be integrated with physical functioning of courts once they re-open...
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SC 'lost its way' while cancelling coal blocks, 2G licences: former Attorney General Rohatgi

The Supreme Court "lost its way" while cancelling all allocations of coal blocks, 2G spectrum licences and iron ore mining in Karnataka and Goa and its zeal to protect the environment dealt a serious..
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Supreme Court asks Centre to apprise it about accommodation to quarantine doctors near hospitals

During the hearing, senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for doctor-petitioner Arushi Jain, said that resident doctors in government hospitals, after completing 7/14 days on duty, are supposed to..
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SC reserves verdict on ex-Maha CM Devendra Fadnavis plea to review order asking him to face trial

SC reserved its verdict on former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis' plea seeking review of its 2019 judgment asking the BJP leader to face trial for allegedly failing to furnish details of..
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Fearing Karnataka redux, Aghadi pitches for pro tem Speaker

AM Singhvi told a SC bench that the special session of the House should be exclusively devoted to the single-point agenda of floor test, after the appointment of a pro-term speaker. Mukul Rohatgi..
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SC should also respect the legislature, says Mukul Rohatgi

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Maharashtra governor committed 'no illegality', SC should not order floor test: Mukul Rohatgi

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Rebel Cong-JD(S) Karnataka leaders move SC for urgent hearing of plea challenging disqualification

A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra told senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the rebel MLAs to give the memo to the registrar for urgent listing of their plea. Rohatgi told the bench that..
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Karnataka MLAs' plea: Will pass appropriate order in Mukul Rohatgi, Abhishek Manu Singhvi's presence, says CJI

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it will pass an appropriate order and dispose of the petitions moved by two Karnataka Independent MLAs with respect to the floor test, only in the presence of the..
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Want to withdraw plea for floor test: 2 Karnataka MLAs to SC

A bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, said it would only pass orders in the presence of the counsels of the two parties, senior advocates Mukul Rohatgi and Abhishek Manu Singhvi. Rohatgi and..
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SC refuses to urgently list plea of 2 Independent Karnataka MLAs seeking floor test forthwith

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said, "Impossible. We have never done this before. Tomorrow we may see to it." The bench's remarks came when senior advocate Mukul Rohtagi, appearing for..
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Resignations have to be accepted, Speaker to only see if it is voluntary or not: Rebel MLAs to SC

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi is first dealing with the case of 10 lawmakers who approached the court first. Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the rebel MLAs, told the court..
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Supreme Court to hear plea of 10 rebel Karnataka MLAs today

Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi mentioned their joint petition before CJI Ranjan Gogoi for urgent hearing, preferably on Wednesday itself. But the CJI ordered it to be listed for hearing on Thursday..
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Karnataka crisis: 10 MLAs move SC against Speaker, plea may be heard on Wednesday

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi took note of the submission of senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the rebel MLAs, and assured him that it will see whether their petition can be..
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