Solicitor General

  • Fodder scam: Court can decide about dropping charges against Lalu, S-G tells CBI 15-03-2014 02:33 PM

    New Delhi: The court can decide about dropping charges against RJD leader Lalu Prasad in three cases related to the fodder scam, the Solicitor-General has said. The CBI had sought the view of the S-G after CBI Director Ranjit Sinha felt that charges against Lalu should be dropped in the...
  • AAP's Jan Lokpal Bill unconstitutional, says Solicitor General 06-02-2014 11:20 PM

    New Delhi: Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran has called the Aam Aadmi Party government's Jan Lokpal Bill 'unconstitutional'. Parasaran has insisted that the Lieutenant Governor's prior approval is necessary to pass the Bill. Parasaran, whose opinion was sought by L-G Najeeb Jung on the constitutionality of the Delhi government's proposal to...
  • Coal scam: Will ASG be asked to quit over outburst against A-G? 30-04-2013 10:40 AM

    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...
  • Full text: Additional S-G Raval's letter to A-G Vahanvati 30-04-2013 08:54 AM

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Govt not to ask S-G to withdraw his resignation 11-07-2011 05:37 PM

    New Delhi: Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium is finally on his way out with sources claiming that the Government has not asked him to reconsider his resignation. Law Minister Veerappa Moily spoke to Subramanium on Monday but he did not ask the Solicitor General to think against about his resignation. The...
  • 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...
  • PM asks Solicitor Gen to withhold resignation 10-07-2011 07:06 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh stepped into the Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium's resignation controversy on Sunday, asking him to withhold his resignation for sometime, sources said. In a major embarrassment to the UPA II, the government's second-highest law officer Solicitor General of India Gopal Subramanium had offered to resign....
  • Solicitor General Subramaniam offers to resign 09-07-2011 08:57 PM

    New Delhi: The second most important law officer in the country Solicitor General Gopal Subramaniam has offered to resign from his post, but Law Minister Veerappa Moily has not accepted his resignation, according to sources. Moily spoke to him and asked him to hold on. The offer to resign seems...