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KK Venugopal was appointed Attorney General (AG) in 2017.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)

Prashant Bhushan case: Spotlight on AG’s role after hearing

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sunetra Choudhury
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 03:11 AM IST
Attorney General (AG) KK Venugopal on Thursday appeared in his personal capacity before the Supreme Court bench on Thursday and argued the judges shouldn’t impose any punishment on Prashant Bhushan.
Damaged roads at Zirakpur in Mohali.(Gurminder Singh/HT)
Damaged roads at Zirakpur in Mohali.(Gurminder Singh/HT)

AG report slams Zirakpur MC for failing to spend 58% funds

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By Hillary Victor, Mohali
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 11:11 PM IST
MC failed to build EWS houses and community toilets and allowed arrears to pile up, states the report by the Punjab accountant general
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HC order on Sukhna catchment area: Capt forms panel to devise strategy with Haryana

Hindustan Times, Chandiagarh | By HT Correspondent, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2020 01:22 AM IST
The HC on March 2 had declared Sukhna Lake a legal entity and ordered the demolition of unauthorised as well as legal constructions in its catchment area within three months
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‘Sack AG Atul Nanda’ chorus at Punjab cabinet meeting

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Ravinder Vasudeva, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2020 11:22 PM IST
FCI on Thursday declared the result of Phase 2 examination for recruitment of Junior Engineer (JE) (Civil Engineering / Electrical Mechanical Engineering), Assistant Grade (Ag II) (Hindi), Assistant Grade-III (Ag III) (General Accounts, Technical, Depot).
FCI on Thursday declared the result of Phase 2 examination for recruitment of Junior Engineer (JE) (Civil Engineering / Electrical Mechanical Engineering), Assistant Grade (Ag II) (Hindi), Assistant Grade-III (Ag III) (General Accounts, Technical, Depot).

FCI Recruitment 2019-20: Phase II Final Result for JE and Assistant Category III exam released at fci.gov.in

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Nilesh Mathur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2020 07:06 PM IST
Food Corporation of India (FCI) on Thursday declared the result of Phase 2 examination for recruitment of Junior Engineer (JE) (Civil Engineering / Electrical Mechanical Engineering), Assistant Grade (Ag II) (Hindi), Assistant Grade-III (Ag III) (General Accounts, Technical, Depot).
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Don’t misinterpret Punjab Police letter to CBI: Nanda

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 30, 2019 01:12 AM IST
Nanda said the CBI was not handing over the files related to the Bargari cases back to the state, without which their local SITs hands were totally tied
(BCCI Twitter)
(BCCI Twitter)

India beat England by 36 runs to lift Physical Disability World Series T20

Mumbai | By PTI
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 05:09 PM IST
BCCI, which had given recognition to the team but refrained from giving any financial assistance, took to twitter to congratulate the achievement of the team which was coached by former Mumbai coach Sulakshan Kulkarni.
Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel said on Friday that Kanak Tiwari had resigned from the post and his resignation had been accepted.(PTI File Photo)
Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel said on Friday that Kanak Tiwari had resigned from the post and his resignation had been accepted.(PTI File Photo)

Chhattisgarh ex-AG targets state government over his removal

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
PUBLISHED ON JUN 02, 2019 12:03 AM IST
The BJP termed the situation a “constitutional crisis” that reflected the failure of the Congress government.
Attorney General K K Venugopal claimed the Rafale documents were not stolen from the defence ministry. What he meant in his SC submission was that petitioners used “photocopies of the original” papers, deemed secret by the government.(AFP)
Attorney General K K Venugopal claimed the Rafale documents were not stolen from the defence ministry. What he meant in his SC submission was that petitioners used “photocopies of the original” papers, deemed secret by the government.(AFP)

Rafale documents not stolen, petitioners used photocopies: Attorney General

New Delhi | By Agencies
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2019 10:24 PM IST
Attorney General K K Venugopal claimed the Rafale documents were not stolen from the defence ministry. What he meant in his SC submission was that petitioners used “photocopies of the original” papers, deemed secret by the government.
Public Accounts Committee chairman Mallikarjun Kharge said Saturday he will request all members of the panel to summon the Attorney General and the CAG to ask them when was the public auditor’s report tabled in Parliament.(ANI)
Public Accounts Committee chairman Mallikarjun Kharge said Saturday he will request all members of the panel to summon the Attorney General and the CAG to ask them when was the public auditor’s report tabled in Parliament.(ANI)

On Rafale CAG report, Kharge says govt lied in court, Pawar backs him up

New Delhi | By Agencies
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2018 12:33 PM IST
The senior Congress leader accused the government of “misleading” the Supreme Court by presenting wrong facts about the CAG report on the Rafale deal and demanded that the government should apologise for it.
The Supreme Court of India said it would steer clear of the contentious pricing issue in the controversial Rafale deal, in a move that should bring some relief to the government, but reserved its judgement after a day-long hearing of petitions demanding a court-monitored Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the deal.(AP)
The Supreme Court of India said it would steer clear of the contentious pricing issue in the controversial Rafale deal, in a move that should bring some relief to the government, but reserved its judgement after a day-long hearing of petitions demanding a court-monitored Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the deal.(AP)

Rafale price out of Supreme Court debate, for now

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Bhadra Sinha and Sudhi Ranjan Sen
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2018 12:13 AM IST
The government has previously denied most of these allegations and also said it cannot disclose pricing details publicly on account of a secrecy clause in its agreement with France and to ensure India’s enemies do not get to know details of the India-specific enhancements and weaponry of the Rafale.
Punjab technical education minister Charanjit Singh Channi.
Punjab technical education minister Charanjit Singh Channi.

Punjab minister Channi had recommended 6 names for law officers, all SCs

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Sukhdeep Kaur, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 05, 2018 12:39 PM IST
Capt had reportedly said in cabinet meeting that both names recommended by Channi were not Dalits; other ministers had objected to timing of Channi’s outburst before Shahkot bypoll.
Union law and justice minister Ravi Shankar Prasad speaks in the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi.(PTI FILE Photo/TV Grab)
Union law and justice minister Ravi Shankar Prasad speaks in the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi.(PTI FILE Photo/TV Grab)

Legal opinion not routed through us invalid: Law ministry to other depts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jatin Gandhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2018 11:19 PM IST
The law ministry has written to all ministries and departments against approaching the AG directly.
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