Goolam E Vahanvati

  • Mumbai: SC tells Campa Cola society residents to leave by May 31, 2014 November 19, 2013

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court has asked residents of Mumbai's Campa Cola society to give an undertaking that they will vacate the premises by May 31, 2014. The SC has given the direction that action will be taken against the residents who do not give an undertaking within 6 weeks. No proposal...
  • A-G wants opinion polls banned, say sources November 4, 2013

    New Delhi: In what will come as a shot in the arm for the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance Government, Attorney General Goolam E Vahanvati has reportedly told the Centre that pre-poll opinion surveys should be banned, sources said on Monday. The Congress has already called for a ban on pre-poll surveys...
  • Gurudas Dasgupta moves privilege notice against A-G in Parliament August 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Hitting back at Attorney General Goolam E Vahanvati for sending him a legal notice, CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Tuesday moved a privilege notice against the Attorney General in Parliament. Vahanvati had sent a legal notice to Dasgupta after the CPI leader in a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan...
  • SC likely to strike down quota in promotions: AG August 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Attorney General Goolam E Vahanvati has reportedly written to the Law Ministry on reservation for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in job promotions, pointing out that the proposal is not legally possible. Sources say that Vahanvati has told the Law Ministry that reservation for SCs/ STs in promotions...
  • 2G order: PM seeks Attorney General's advice February 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has reportedly asked for advice from Attorney General of India Goolam E Vahanvati on the Supreme Court's order cancelling 122 licences allotted by the Telecommunications Ministry during the tenure of former minister A Raja after January 10, 2008. Sources told CNN-IBN that the Prime...
  • 2G scam: PAC summons Cabinet Secy, CBI chief April 7, 2011

    New Delhi: Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has summoned two officials of the Prime Minister's Office in connection with the investigation into the 2G spectrum scam. Principal Secretary TKA Nair and Cabinet Secretary KM Chandrasekhar have been summoned to appear before the Bharatiya Janata Party leader Murli Manohar Joshi-led PAC on...
  • CBI grills Attorney General in 2G scam case March 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has questioned Attorney General Goolam E Vahanvati in the 2G spectrum scam case. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the CBI grilled him about the legal opinion he gave when he was the solicitor general of India to telecom minister A Raja. Vahanvatti was...
  • 2G: Swamy writes to PM, Pawar denies Balwa link February 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy has written a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying that Attorney General Goolam E Vahanvati should recuse himself from the 2G spectrum scam case in the Supreme Court. Swamy claimed that former telecom minister A Raja, who has been arrested by the Central...
  • Amar Singh's phone tapped illegally: Govt to SC February 2, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Government on Wednesday told the Supreme court that former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh's phone was tapping illegally and that no authorisation was given for the same by the Government of India. A bench of justices GS Singhvi and AK Ganguly took strong exception of the illegal...