Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicMukul Rohatgi

Topic: Mukul Rohatgi

Loya case to Aryan Khan — who is Mukul Rohatgi, set for 2nd innings as Modi govt’s top lawyer

From 1 October, 67-year-old Rohatgi will begin his second stint as Attorney General after incumbent KK Venugopal demits office.

‘Difficult to prove conspiracy, only conspirators know’: What NCB said to oppose Aryan Khan bail

Bombay High Court rejects NCB’s submissions, grants bail to Aryan Khan & co-accused Arbaaz Merchant & Munmun Dhamecha, who were arrested after alleged drug bust on 2 October.

‘Conflict of interest’ — Malegaon blast victim’s family asks former AG not to defend Purohit

In an email to Mukul Rohatgi, Nisar Ahmed, whose son died in 2008 Malegaon blast, said his appearance on behalf of accused Lt Col Purohit will create prejudice.

CJI Ranjan Gogoi says task of judge is to sit with text of law in context of life

Speaking at a book release on former Chief Justice of India Y K Sabharwal, he said that most of the people who studied law are oblivious of the experiences of the ordinary people who seek justice from the court.

Modi government has a problem — it’s unable to hold on to its law officers

The Modi government is yet to complete five years in office, but nine law officers appointed during its term have resigned.

Speaker or vote? Supreme Court didn’t give Karnataka Congress & JD(S) much of a choice

Court says looking into pro-tem Speaker’s appointment would postpone trust vote, doesn’t pass order on manner of voting

The Constitution will prevail in Karnataka. The BJP’s Constitution

It is secularist trash that 104 is less than 117. If only they could appreciate Vedic mathematics.

Amid all the hullabaloo in Karnataka, PM maintains studied silence

‘Post-truth’, a gift of the Trump campaign, means a situation in which people are most likely to accept an argument based on what they want to believe, never mind the facts.

What happened in the Supreme Court during the late night hearing in the Karnataka case

The apex court refused to stay BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa’s swearing-in ceremony early Thursday but not before a 12-hour long drama unfolded.

Ex-Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi appointed ‘eminent jurist’ on panel to appoint Lokpal

Rohatgi had represented the Centre in case against delays in implementing Lokpal. He had argued things could not go ahead without an official Leader of Opposition.

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PM Modi pays tribute to Dr Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary

What explains Modi’s silence as states fight on, relations with Centre worsen

Whether it's Karnataka-Maharahstra or Assam-Meghalaya, Modi govt's reluctance to get dragged into border disputes is self-defeating.
A cashier checks Indian rupee notes inside a room at a fuel station in Ahmedabad | Reuters file image

Rupee falls to 81.75 against dollar, loss on stop losses and dollar outflows

The rupee was down 0.5% to the dollar and has been an underperformer among Asian peers. The offshore Chinese yuan was up 0.9%, leading Asian currencies higher.

Defence

Russian President Vladimir Putin with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo Credit - Reuters)

In western arms sanctions on Russia, China’s arms industry could stand to gain

The arms export embargoes on Moscow could create an opportunity for Beijing to supply arms to countries like Myanmar, which are heavily dependent on Russian arms.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.