Thursday, 7 July, 2022
TopicK.K. Venugopal

Topic: K.K. Venugopal

No contradiction among Congress leaders in Rajasthan on cabinet reshuffle, says Ajay Maken

AICC general secretary Maken Sunday said he would come to Jaipur again on 28 July to hold discussions with MLAs on the appointment of district and block presidents of the party.

Only 2 woman judges in SC and 82 of 1,079 judges in HCs — judiciary has a gender problem

In a submission to SC Wednesday, Attorney General K.K. Venugopal noted that more woman judges were needed to avoid insensitivity in hearings of sexual offence cases.

Attorney General KK Venugopal converts his rare book collection into public online library

Attorney General K.K. Venugopal has had over 570 books, some of which date back to the 17th century, digitally scanned and uploaded to a website.

No ex-CJI or sitting SC judge on Lokpal shortlist as Modi-led panel meets to pick members

Search committee shortlist includes more than 20 names, but Lokpal selection panel — that will meet today — can pick members from outside the list too.

The two comments that landed Attorney General K.K. Venugopal in the spotlight this week

Attorney General Venugopal’s comments about ‘stolen’ Rafale documents and lawyer Indira Jaising raised quite a few eyebrows.

Documents on Rafale deal stolen from defence ministry: Govt tells Supreme Court

Attorney General K.K. Venugopal said a news article on the Rafale deal was based on stolen documents and an investigation into the theft is on.

Prashant Bhushan receives contempt notice for tweets on interim CBI chief’s appointment

Prashant Bhushan, in his tweets, alleged that the Centre misled the Supreme Court on the issue of M Nageswara Rao's appointment as interim CBI chief.

Attorney General moves contempt plea against advocate Prashant Bhushan

On 1 February, activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan had said AG ‘misled the court’ about PM-chaired committee approving M. Nageshwar Rao as interim CBI chief.

Supreme Court wants Modi govt to appoint a regular CBI director immediately

A two-judge bench said it was 'averse' to the arrangement of an interim CBI Director and sought to know why the Centre hasn't made any appointment yet.

Extraordinary situations need extraordinary remedies, CVC tells SC in CBI vs CBI case

The Central Vigilance Commission made these remarks during the hearing of CBI Director Alok Verma's plea against the Centre's decision to divest him of powers.

On Camera

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni sporting an Army insignia on his glove during the India-South Africa

MS Dhoni is the rainbow of Indian cricket, a cult figure who inspires youth across nation

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s honest self-assessment always put the interests of Indian cricket ahead of any desire to build a ‘legacy’ for himself.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Nepali Gorkhas to be recruited in Indian Army through Agnipath scheme, here is how

Similar to terms for Indian soldiers, the Nepalis would be inducted for 4 years, after which only 25 per cent would be retained.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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