Harin Raval

  • Ashwani should be sacked, PM should resign: BJP May 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The BJP upped the ante against Law Minister Ashwani Kumar on Wednesday after the Supreme Court said that the heart of CBI's coal report was changed by the government officials. The apex court, while examining the affidavit submitted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with...
  • Coal scam: SC directs former CBI DIG to resume charge of case May 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed former CBI DIG Ravi Kanta to resume charge of the coal scam probe. Ravi Kanta was the main investigating officer in the case. However, he had been transferred recently to the Intelligence Bureau. Sources say that Kanta had himself sought deputation to the...
  • A-G Vahanvati issues clarification on CBI's coal scam report May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Attorney General Ghoolam E Vahanvati issued a clarification on Wednesday and said he never interfered with the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) status report on coal block allocation scam. He also denied he has a copy of the report. Vahanvati has been accused by former ASG Harin Raval of...
  • Didn't see CBI coal report: A-G Vahanvati April 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Attorney General GE Vahanvati on Tuesday found himself on the backfoot in the Supreme Court while reiterating his stand of not knowing the contents of the CBI probe report in coal scam in the wake of allegations of his colleague Harin Raval that he had perused and settled...
  • 'CBI draft status report on coal scam was vetted by A-G' April 30, 2013

    New Delhi: In what is likely to spell more trouble for the government, sources on Tuesday said that the CBI's draft status report on coal scam was vetted by Attorney General GE Vahanvati. According to sources, Vahanvati settled the status report himself by making hand written changes on a draft copy. Additional...
  • Coal scam: Additional Solicitor-General Harin Raval resigns April 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Additional Solicitor General Harin Raval on Tuesday resigned over coalgate. In a statement, he said, "I am resigning as ASG in SC as desired. Please accept this with immediate effect and oblige. I am grateful for the opportunity to serve the government." Raval had represented the CBI in earlier...
  • Coal scam: Will ASG be asked to quit over outburst against A-G? April 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Additional Solicitor General Harin Raval may be asked to quit following his outburst against Attorney General GE Vahanvati in the coal scam case, according to sources. This comes as the two top law officers of the government are engaged in an open war in the case. Prime Minister Manmohan...
  • Full text: Additional S-G Raval's letter to A-G Vahanvati April 30, 2013

    Additional Solicitor General and CBI counsel in the coal scam case Harin Raval wrote a letter to Attorney General Ghoolam E Vahanvati accusing him of interfering in the CBI's case. Raval in his letter has alleged that he has been made a scapegoat in the case. Following is the full...
  • Coal scam: Govt's top law officers in a war of words April 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the coal scam case on Tuesday and decide whether the government tried to influence the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe. But there's more embarrassment for the UPA government ahead of the hearing with its top law officers in a war...
  • 'No decision on taking Raval off Italian ship case' April 22, 2012

    New Delhi: With Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy pushing for removal of Additional Solicitor General Harin Raval from the case involving the Italian ship, Union Law Ministry said no decision has been taken so far on the issue. Sources in the Law Ministry said any decision would be taken by the...
  • Centre distances from ASG's report on Italian ship April 21, 2012

    Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram: Centre on Saturday distanced itself from Additional Solicitor General Harin Raval's submission in the Supreme Court that India has no jurisdiction to detain an Italian ship from which marines shot dead two Indian fishermen, asserting that it happened in Indian waters. "Government is clear that the incident happened in Indian...