"Mukul Rohatgi" News 

Reliance-Ericsson case: I am sure Rcom will honour Supreme Court order, says Mukul Rohatgi

"We respect the Supreme Court's order. we have faced our difficulties. However, the court ruled the way it has ruled," Rohatgi told PTI
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Delhi HC seeks ED's response on Deepak Talwar's plea against deportation; lobbyist claims he was 'abducted' by Indian authorities

Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for Talwar, contended that his client was picked up from Dubai and handed over to Indian authorities. "Government of India abducted my client. More so,..
Firstpost - Published

Justice Sikri wants row to 'die', senior lawyers say unfair to target him

Justice A K Sikri of the Supreme Court on Monday said that he wants the controversy over his proposed post-retirement assignment and nomination on the PM-led panel which removed Alok Verma as CBI chief..
IndiaTimes - Published

Supreme Court to examine plea alleging encounter killings in UP

Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the Uttar Pradesh government, claimed all norms and procedures were followed by the state administration.
DNA - Published

Alok Verma sacked: AG Mukul Rohatgi slams CBI chief's reaction to removal; Congress says Narendra Modi fears probe in Rafale case

A three-member committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday removed Alok Verma as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director, merely a day after he had resumed office on..
Firstpost - Published

SC stays Meghalaya High Court order directing IndiGo, SpiceJet to begin flight operations from Umroi airport

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi took note of the submissions of senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, representing IndiGo airlines that there were no firefighting and other facilities available..
Firstpost - Published

2002 riots: Supreme Court hearing on plea against clean chit to PM Narendra Modi adjourned

With the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi being dragged again into the Gujarat riots investigation, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) told the Supreme Court that the issue should not be..
DNA - Published

CBI war: SC refuses to adjourn tomorrow's hearing in Alok Verma case, gives him time to file reply by 4 PM

The Supreme Court on Monday took a tough stance in the case regarding CBI director Alok Verma's plea challenging the government's order divesting him of his duties and sending him on leave in view of..
DNA - Published

Supreme Court bench turns down Rakesh Asthana request for copy of CVC report

Asthana's trouble began when his counsel senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi demanded a copy of the classified CVC report in his capacity as complainant
DNA - Published

SC snubs Asthana, refuses him CVC probe report

Appearing before a bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Asthana's counsel and senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi sought parity with Verma, attorney general K K Venugopal and solicitor general Tushar Mehta, all..
IndiaTimes - Published

Central Vigilance Commission report against CBI chief Alok Verma is 'mixed'

The Supreme Court on Friday said that the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) report has some "complimentary" and "very uncomplimentary" charges against CBI director Alok Verma. The SC gave Verma, who..
DNA - Published

CBI War: SC gives CVC report to Alok Verma, asks him to respond by 19th November

The Supreme Court bench on Friday headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi received a report of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), placed before it in a sealed cover, with regard to the probe into the..
DNA - Published

Activists case: Pune police gets 90 more days

Appearing for the police, senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi and Maharashtra standing counsel Nishant Katneswarkar argued that the matter was of great significance to the country and the police needed more..
IndiaTimes - Published

Supreme Court steps in to clean CBI mess

The Supreme Court took full control of the leadership crisis at the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) by directing a two-week time limit for the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to complete its..
DNA - Published

CBI vs CBI battle in Supreme Court will also witness clash of 'legal titans' Nariman, Rohatgi, Venugopal and Mehta

Alok Verma is represented by India's towering jurist and legal luminary Fali S Nariman, and in Rakesh Asthana's corner is former attorney-general and senior Supreme Court lawyer Mukul Rohatgi
Firstpost - Published

Gujarat Police didn't let me appeal arrest: Sanjiv Bhatt

The Supreme Court on Monday took serious exception to an allegation levelled by arrested former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt that the Gujarat Police did not permit him to file a petition in the apex court..
DNA - Published

Delhi sealing: Everybody has taken law in their hands, says SC

"Everybody has taken the law in their own hands," the Supreme Court said Monday while hearing a matter related to sealing of unauthorised constructions in Delhi. The bench made the observation while..
DNA - Published

We are not man-eating tigers: Supreme Court

The court's observation came when senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for a private firm, argued that a petition filed against the company, alleging illegal mining in Andhra Pradesh, was aimed at..
IndiaTimes - Published

What is Section 377 of IPC?

All eyes will be on the Supreme Court on Thursday as it will deliver its final judgment on Section 377. While the act will be a boost for the LGBTQ community, one should keep in mind that other..
DNA - Published

Justice Karnan passes 'judicial order against 8 judges', to plead his case in ICJ

*Former Calcutta high court judge*, Justice Karnan has done it again. This time he's written a letter to the registrar general of the supreme court of India saying, "I have passed a judicial order..
DNA - Published

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge declines invite to Lokpal meet a 4th time

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge has declined PM Narendra Modi's invite to attend the Lokpal committee meeting for the fourth time in a row, as the Centre has not acceded to his demand that he be..
DNA - Published

Lokpal issue: SC raps Centre, demands 'better affidavit' within 4 weeks

 The Supreme Court today rejected as "wholly unsatisfactory" the Centre's submission on the issue of setting up of a search committee for the Lokpal and demanded a "better affidavit" within four..
DNA - Published

Constitution for equality, but Section 377 denies the right

After stalwarts like Mukul Rohatgi and Arvind Datar had finished and when everyone thought the main arguments had been made, two young lawyers — Menaka Guruswamy and Jayna Kothari — lit up the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Supreme Court bench to check validity of Section 377

A 158-year-old draconian law that prescribes a life term in jail for gay sex is under the spotlight as a five-judge Constitution Bench on Tuesday commenced a crucial hearing on a clutch of petitions..
DNA - Published

Section 377 hearing: SC refuses to look into issues like marriage in LGBT groups

 The Supreme Court today declined to wade into the issue of marriage in the LGBT groups or inheritance in their live-in relationships, as it began hearing a clutch of petitions challenging a..
DNA - Published

Declare sexual freedom of LGBTQ as fundamental right, says former AG Mukul Rohatgi to SC

The gay and transgender community formed a minority and their right to sexual orientation should be declared a fundamental right, former Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi told the Supreme Court today.
DNA - Published

Section 377 hearing in Supreme Court: Mukul Rohatgi tells bench IPC section based on Victorian morals, not ancient India

A five-judge Supreme Court bench assembled on Tuesday to hear petitions demandingchallenging the vires of Section 377 of the India Penal Code. "It uses the word 'order of nature'. What is this..
Firstpost - Published

If Section 377 was enacted today, it wouldn't withstand test of constitutionality: Petitioner's lawyer to SC

As the Constitution Bench of* Supreme Court continues to hear the pleas* seeking scrapping of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which criminalises homosexuality, advocate Arvind Dattar said if..
DNA - Published

Section 377 hearing: Will examine correctness of 2013 verdict, says Supreme Court

 The Supreme Court today commenced a crucial hearing on a clutch of petitions seeking decriminalisation of consensual sex between two adults of the same gender. A five-judge constitution bench..
DNA - Published

Mumbai Rains: Portion of Mumbra bypass collapses in Thane

mumbai rains: portion of mumbra bypass collapses in thane
A portion of Mumbra bypass collapsed on a house in a chawl near Uday Nagar area on Saturday following heavy downpour in the district. A fire brigade had reached the site for the rescue operation,..
Mid-Day - Published

Dalmia Cement may not revise its bid for Binani Cement, to continue legal battle

Dalmia Cement will continue its legal battle against UltraTech Cement's revised bid and is unlikely to raise its bid offer for Binani Cement. The Committee of Creditors (CoC) have given Dalmia Cement..
DNA - Published

Karnataka govt formation: How Congress managed to remain one step ahead of BJP and the lessons from it

Congress lost the battle and won the war. That is in nutshell the synopsis of nataka in Karnataka where Congress denied BJP in their tracks to form government in alliance with JD(S).  Congress did..
DNA - Published

Supreme Court disarms BS Yeddyurappa, gives him 24 hrs to prove strength

A three-member Supreme Court bench, headed by Justice AK Sikri and comprising Justices Arvind Bobde and Ashok Bhushan, directed a floor test of the MLAs in Karnataka to break the post-poll imbroglio...
DNA - Published

Mukul Rohatgi says Yeddyurappa's letter to court shows majority - Published

BS Yeddyurappa strength test today as Supreme Court cuts Guv's window

Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa will take a floor test in Karnataka's Assembly at 4pm on Saturday, the Supreme Court ruled, slashing Governor Vajubhai Vala's controversial 15-day window to the BJP leader..
DNA - Published

Governor Vala has done right: Mukul Rohatgi - Published

Mukul Rohatgi defends Karnataka Governor - Published

Karnataka Elections: 3 major legal points debated in Supreme court, next hearing on Friday

Former Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi defended Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R. Vala's decision to administer the oath to BJP legislature party leader B.S. Yeddyurappa on Thursday morning at the Raj..
DNA - Published

Sr lawyer Mukul Rohatgi appointed as eminent jurist in Lokpal panel: Govt

Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi has been appointed as an eminent jurist in the selection committee for appointment of the Lokpal, the Centre told the Supreme Court today.
Zee News - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Law Ministry: Opinion from Attorney General sans our notice invalid

The Law Ministry has warned other ministries not to directly approach the Attorney General for legal opinions, dubbing it as "impropriety." Law Secretary Suresh Chandra has said in a letter to..
DNA - Published

Judge Loya case: In scathing verdict, SC says PILs being used to ‘settle extra-judicial’ scores

On Thursday, a bench comprising Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud dismissed the demand for a probe into Judge Loya’s death, stating categorically that..
DNA - Published

Justice Loya case: Petitions had personal interest, says Former AG Mukul Rohatgi

Reacting on the Supreme Court's dismissal of petitions seeking SIT probe into Special CBI Judge BH Loya's death, Former Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said that the pleas had personal interest.
DNA - Published

Pleas seeking probe in B H Loya's death filed with vested interests: Mukul Rohatgi

The senior advocate welcomed the apex court judgment dismissing the pleas and said the manner in which these cases were argued was a "classic case of contempt" and the real purpose was completely..
IndiaTimes - Published

CDR case: SC stays Bombay HC order to initiate action against cops

The Supreme Court today stayed the Bombay High Court judgment ordering departmental action against Maharashtra policemen involved in a probe against a lawyer who was accused of illegally possessing..
Deccan Herald - Published

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