Gopal Subramanium

  • The law must be followed despite public outrage: Subramanium 01-09-2013 08:40 AM

    New Delhi: In the first in the December 16 Delhi gangrape case delivered by a Delhi court, the juvenile out of the six accused has been sentenced to three years in detention. Member of the Justice Verma commission Gopal Subramanium who had suggested changes to anti-rape laws said that he...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Gopal Subramanium 31-08-2013 11:40 PM

    The juvenile in the December 16, 2012 gangrape-murder case of a 23-year-old paramedical student has been found guilty of rape and murder by the Juvenile Justice Board. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Coal scam and beyond 05-05-2013 12:26 PM

    The SC on April 30 tore into the UPA government and the Central Bureau of Investigation demanding answers on the government's alleged interference in the CBI coal allocations probe. ...
  • PM made an error of judgement in coal scam: Former S-G 03-05-2013 05:06 PM

    New Delhi: More trouble for the UPA as former Solicitor General of India, Gopal Subramanium breaks his silence. Gopal Subramanium has criticised Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his handling of the coalgate mess. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN's national affairs editor Bhupendra Chaubey, he said that the Prime Minister is guilty...
  • Rohinton Nariman to be new Solicitor General 23-07-2011 04:27 PM

    New Delhi: Sources have told CNN-IBN that Senior advocate Rohinton Nariman is all set to be appointed as the new Solicitor General of India, the second senior most law officer of the country, in place of Gopal Subramanium, who quit recently. Sources said that the government has decided to appoint...
  • Solicitor General's resignation accepted 14-07-2011 09:15 PM

    New Delhi: Government on Thursday accepted the resignation of Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium, five days after he took the step as he was upset over appointment of a private advocate to represent Telecom Ministry in a case in the Supreme Court. Sources said Law Minister Salman Khurshid accepted the resignation...
  • Decision on SG after consulting PM: Khurshid 13-07-2011 03:59 PM

    New Delhi: Salman Khurshid, who assumed as Law Minister on Wednesday, made it clear that a decision on the resignation of Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium will be taken after consultations with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Khurshid also said he had an "open mind" on the issue which he wanted to...
  • Khurshid to decide Solicitor Gen's fate today 13-07-2011 08:50 AM

    New Delhi: Salman Khurshid took charge as the country's new Law Minister on Wednesday and said that his first order of business will be taking a decision on the resignation of Solicitor General Gopal Subramnaiam. "I will just take a quick stock on the situation in consultation with the Prime...
  • Nariman appears in Sibal case, S-G stays away 11-07-2011 06:43 PM

    New Delhi: Senior advocate Rohington Nariman, whose appointment as counsel in a case against Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal triggering Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium's resignation, on Monday appeared for the government in the Supreme Court. Subramanium, whose resignation has not yet been accepted, preferred to keep himself away from the court...
  • Solicitor General's resignation: Moily meets PM 11-07-2011 01:04 PM

    New Delhi: Law Minister M Veerappa Moily on Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the wake of Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium tendering his resignation over the appointment of a private counsel to appear for the government in a 2G-related case in the Supreme Court. Moily, who was in Bangalore...
  • I quit as Special Counsel was appointed: SG 10-07-2011 04:57 PM

    New Delhi: Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium on Saturday said that he tendered his resignation as a Special Counsel was appointed to represent the government in the 2G spectrum case without taking him into confidence, which was "unfair". "I tendered my resignation largely because of the appointment of Special Counsel (private...
  • Govt places Radia tapes before Supreme Court 02-12-2010 11:28 AM

    New Delhi: The Union Government on Thursday placed before the Supreme Court in sealed cover recorded tapes containing the conversations between corporate lobbyist Niira Radia and others relating to the 2G spectrum allocation case. While placing the recorded conversation before the bench comprising justices GS Singhvi and AK Ganguly, Solicitor...
  • Raja refutes CAG report on 2G scam in SC 01-12-2010 02:21 PM

    New Delhi: Former telecom minister A Raja on Wednesday refuted the Comptroller and Auditor General Report on 2G spectrum scam in the Supreme Court. Raja claimed he followed Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) recommendations in allocation of 2G spectrum. He said that the CAG report that blamed him for...