Venkataramani will take over from incumbent K.K. Venugopal whose tenure will expire on September 30.
Tripoli: Libyan security forces have arrested a senior Islamic State (IS) leader in the city of Sirte, said an official on conditions of anonymity. Khalifa Barq was taken from his home by a special security force, the official of Sirte security department told Xinhua news agency on Friday. “The operation was based on intelligence information […]
Washington: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ chief of staff, Matthew Whitaker, will be acting attorney general. Sessions announced his resignation in a letter to Trump, saying that the resignation came “at your request”, Xinhua news agency reported. “We are pleased to announce that Matthew G. Whitaker, Chief of Staff to […]
New Delhi: The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that it has abandoned its plan to set up a Social Media Communication Hub (SMCH) to track and monitor these platforms to identify “buzz creators”. Attorney General K.K.Venugopal informed a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra that the government is withdrawing the proposal. Justice […]
New Delhi: Hefty fines imposed on traffic violations under the new Motor Vehicle (MV) Act has finally snowballed into a major showdown between state governments and the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH). The disagreement over the fines between state government and MORTH has now reached the office of Attorney General K.K. Venugopal, […]
New Delhi: The government’s top law officer on Thursday recommended a fixed tenure of three years for the Chief Justice of India. Attorney General K.K. Venugopal, in his address at the felicitation function of the new Chief Justice S.A. Bobde, said: “There must be a fixed term of minimum three years for the Chief Justice […]
New Delhi: Attorney General K K Venugopal Thursday granted consent for initiation of contempt proceedings against stand-up comic artist Kunal Kamra for his tweets which allegedly criticised the Supreme Court. The tweets which I am extracting below are not only in bad taste but clearly cross the line between humour and contempt of the court […]