Gopal Subramanium

  • Relationship between NDA and the judiciary sours within four months September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The relationship has soured within four months between the Narendra Modi government and the Judiciary. The two are on collision course with the flashpoint being the National Judicial Appointments Bill that alters the process of appointing judges in the Supreme Court and the High Court. While the Bill has...
  • Centre's objection to Manjunath's elevation as Punjab & Haryana HC CJ baseless: SC collegium July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court collegium has rejected the objections raised by the Law Ministry on Karnataka High Court Justice KL Manjunath's elevation as the Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court. Standing firm on its decision, the collegium said that the objections raised by the Centre are baseless...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 3, 2014

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  • News 360: ISIS shifts Indian nurses to different location in Iraq July 3, 2014

    All the Indian nurses have been moved by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants from Tikrit to an unknown location in Iraq. All the 46 nurses who have been moved are from Kerala. ...
  • Opportunity for a Tamilian to become SC judge lost: Karunanidhi on Gopal Subramanium July 3, 2014

    Chennai: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister and DMK chief K Karunanidhi has expressed concern over the row over former Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium who withdrew his name from the list sent to the government for appointment as Supreme Court judges. Karunanidhi noted that it was an opportunity for a Tamilian...
  • PM Modi upset with row over Gopal Subramanium, say sources July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Chief Justice of India's criticism of the government's handling of former solicitor general Gopal Subramanium's nomination as a Supreme Court Judge has sparked a storm. Sources have told CNNIBN that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is upset with the controversy. Sources say the Prime Minister has made it clear...
  • Collegium system needs to be revisited: Soli Sorabjee July 2, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, exAttorney General Soli Sorabjee said, "I have high regard for Gopal Subramanium, but I do feel that he should have waited a bit." He also said that the Collegium system needs to be revisited. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 2, 2014

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  • BJP hits back at Congress over Gopal Subramanium controversy July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP on Wednesday hit back at Congress for its remarks against Narendra Modi government over Chief Justice of India's criticism on Gopal Subramaniam row, saying Congress has no moral right to raise the issue as it has caused "the most damage" to institutions during its rule. While holding the...
  • Subramanium row escalates, Centre defends decision, Congress flays PM July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The controversy surrounding former Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium, who withdrew his name from the race for the Supreme Court judge came as a huge embarrassment for the Narendra Modi government, refuses to die down. Even as Central government sources claim they do have a say in appointments of...
  • Gopal Subramanium case: Congress accuses BJP of playing politics of vendetta July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Coming down heavily on the Narendra Modi government over the row involving senior advocate Gopal Subramanium, the Congress accused the BJP of playing the politics of vendetta. Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi claimed that Subramanium, who was in line to become a Supreme Court judge but later withdrew his...
  • PM should apologise for Gopal Subramanium row: Congress July 2, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing flak for the showdown between his government and the Chief Justice of India over Gopal Subramanium. "It's unprecedented for a judge to come out and speak in this manner. PM should come out and apologise. The Law Ministry is not correct if it's saying...
  • Centre can't be blamed for Gopal Subramanium row: government sources July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Facing flak from Chief Justice of India RM Lodha over the Gopal Subramanium row, the government has defended itself putting the resposibility on the judiciary. Government sources have also stated that the right to reconsideration rests with the Centre. Government sources have said that in 2009 too, the then...
  • Law Minister evades questions on the CJI vs Centre row July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: In a highprofile showdown, the Chief Justice of India has taken on the Central government over the Gopal Subramanium row. Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has refused to comment on the controversy. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said that the segregation of Gopal Subramanium's file was a mistake. "As...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 1, 2014

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  • CJI vs Modi government: Is BJP guilty of influencing SC judges' appointment? July 1, 2014

    The Chief Justice of India RM Lodha on Tuesday lambasted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government for segregating former Solicitor General and senior lawyer Gopal Subramanium's case from the other three nominees for the appointment as Supreme Court judges. ...
  • News 360: Tapas Pal apologises for his rape remark July 1, 2014

    Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal, whose controversial remarks against women sparked outrage, on Tuesday tendered an unconditional apology saying that in making such comments he has let down his constituents and the people of Bengal. ...
  • CJI RM Lodha critical of Modi government for segregating Subramanium in appointment of SC judge July 1, 2014

    The Chief Justice of India RM Lodha on Tuesday lambasted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government for segregating former Solicitor General and senior lawyer Gopal Subramanium's case from the other three nominees for the appointment as Supreme Court judges. ...
  • CJI hits out at Centre for segregating Gopal Subramanium's case in appointment of SC judge July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Chief Justice of India RM Lodha on Tuesday lambasted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government for segregating former Solicitor General and senior lawyer Gopal Subramanium's case from the other three nominees for the appointment as Supreme Court judges. "I fail to understand how the appointment to a high constitutional...
  • Centre distressed over Gopal Subramanium's outburst: sources June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after the former Solicitor General of India and senior lawyer Gopal Subramanium withdrew his candidature for appointment as a Supreme Court judge, government is deeply distressed by his outburst, say sources. Subramanium had on Wednesday alleged that his name was not cleared by the government for the...
  • Subramanium's remarks on Centre spark a debate, jurists divided June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Solicitor General of India Gopal Subramanium's decision to withdraw his candidature for Supreme Court judge posting has sparked off a debate. Jurists have been divided over Centre's objection to Subramanium's candidature. Senior Supreme Court Lawyer Harish Salve has blamed the collegium system for the mess. "I don't...
  • Gopal Subramanium row: Is there a danger to independence of judiciary? June 25, 2014

    Former Solicitor General of India and senior lawyer Gopal Subramanium has withdrawn his candidature for appointment as a Supreme Court judge. In a letter written by the senior lawyer to Cheif Justice of India, Gopal Subramaniam wrote, "I am fully conscious that my independence as a lawyer is causing apprehensions...
  • I feel let down, it is a sad day for the judiciary: Gopal Subramanium June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Openly expressing his criticism against the NDA government, former Solicitor General of India and senior lawyer Gopal Subramanium on Wednesday withdrew his candidature for his appointment as a Supreme Court judge. Subramamium said that he did so because the present government has apprehensions that he will not toe...
  • Gopal Subramanium declines to be SC judge over principle June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior counsel Gopal Subramanium, who has withdrawn his consent to be considered for a Supreme Court judge's position, on Wednesday said he has done it over principles and as a matter of principle and to save his honour and dignity. "I am not here to offer myself for continuous...
  • Gopal Subramanium withdraws candidature for appointment as SC judge June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Solicitor General of India and senior lawyer Gopal Subramanium has withdrawn his candidature for appointment as a Supreme Court judge. In a letter written by the senior lawyer to Cheif Justice of India, Gopal Subramaniam wrote, "I am fully conscious that my independence as a lawyer is...
  • Senior lawyer Subramanium upset over negative stories planted against him: sources June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: There has been a faceoff between the Narendra Modi government and senior lawyer Gopal Subramanium as he was upset with the negative stories being planted against him in the media, sources said on Monday. Sources added that Subramanium is a judge in waiting for Supreme Court. The Central Bureau of...
  • The law must be followed despite public outrage: Subramanium September 1, 2013

    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 August 31, 2013

    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 May 5, 2013

    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 SG May 3, 2013

    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 CNNIBN's national affairs editor Bhupendra Chaubey, he said that the Prime Minister is guilty...