Attorney General of India

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The Attorney General for India is the Indian government's chief legal advisor, and is primary lawyer in the Supreme Court of India.wikipedia
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Government of India

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The Attorney General for India is the Indian government's chief legal advisor, and is primary lawyer in the Supreme Court of India.
These high officials include the governors of the 29 states; the chief justice; other judges of the supreme court and high courts on the advice of other judges; the Attorney General; the Comptroller and Auditor General; the Chief Election Commissioner and other election commissioners; the chairman and members of the Union Public Service Commission; the officers of the All India Services (IAS, IFoS and IPS) and central civil services in group 'A'; and the ambassadors and high commissioners to other countries on the recommendations of the cabinet.

Supreme Court of India

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The Attorney General for India is the Indian government's chief legal advisor, and is primary lawyer in the Supreme Court of India.
The Right Wing of the structure has the bar – room, the offices of the Attorney General of India and other law officers and the library of the court.

Solicitor General of India

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The Attorney General is assisted by a Solicitor General and four additional Solicitors General.
The Solicitor General of India is subordinate to the Attorney General for India.

President of India

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He is appointed by the President of India on advice of Union Cabinet under Article 76(1) of the Constitution and holds office during the pleasure of the President.
The Indian government's chief legal adviser, Attorney General of India, is appointed by the president of India under Article 76(1) and holds office during the pleasure of the president.

Niren De

Niren De during Indira Gandhi replied to a question by Hans Raj Khanna stating that even the right to life can be suspended during emergency.
Niren De was an Indian Lawyer and was the Attorney General of India from November 1968 to March 1977 and it covered Indian Emergency.

Milon K. Banerji

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Similarly, in 2005, when the UPA government was planning a possible coalition with Mayawati, Milon K. Banerjee's opinion absolving Mayawati in the Taj corridor case was ignored by the Supreme Court.
1928 – 20 July 2010) was an Indian jurist who was Attorney General of India from 1992 to 1996 and again from 2004 to 2009.

Goolam Essaji Vahanvati

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During the UPA-II government (2009–2014), the conduct of Attorney General Goolam Vahanvati was criticised in a number of cases.
Goolamhussein Essaji Vahanvati was an Indian senior counsel who served as the 13th Attorney General for India.

M. C. Setalvad

M.C. Setalvad
1884 – 1974) was an eminent Indian jurist, who became the first and longest serving Attorney General for India (1950–1963).

K. Parasaran

Parasaran Kesava Iyengar
He was Advocate-General of Tamil Nadu during President's rule in 1976 and then, Attorney General of India under Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi between 1983 and 1989.

C. K. Daphtary

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He was the Attorney General for India from 1963 to 1968.

L. N. Sinha

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Lal Narayan Sinha was a lawyer who served as the Attorney General of India between 9 August 1979 and 8 August 1983, and as the Solicitor General of India from 17 July 1972 until 5 April 1977.

Soli Sorabjee

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Soli Jehangir Sorabjee, AM (born 9 March 1930) is an Indian jurist and former Attorney-General of India.

Mukul Rohatgi

Mukul Rohtagi
Mukul Rohatgi is a designated senior counsel, and was the 14th Attorney General for India.

K. K. Venugopal

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The 15th and current Attorney General is K. K. Venugopal.
On 30 June 2017, he was appointed as the Attorney General of India.

2G spectrum case

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In 2G spectrum case, he became the first Attorney General in India's history who had to testify as a witness in a corruption case in a trial court.
The JPC criticised the CBI for its leniency to the PM, the Attorney General, Dayanidhi Maran and Chidambaram and its reluctance to investigate their roles on 24 July 2012.

Ashok Desai

He was appointed Attorney General for India on 9 July 1996 by Prime Minister H.D. Devegowda and continued to hold office under Prime Minister I.K. Gujral till he resigned as on 6 May 1998.

Union Council of Ministers

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He is appointed by the President of India on advice of Union Cabinet under Article 76(1) of the Constitution and holds office during the pleasure of the President.

Constitution of India

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He is appointed by the President of India on advice of Union Cabinet under Article 76(1) of the Constitution and holds office during the pleasure of the President.

Pranab Mukherjee

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He was appointed by Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India at that time.

Parliament of India

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The Attorney General has the right of audience in all Courts in India as well as the right to participate in the proceedings of the Parliament, though not to vote.

United States Attorney General

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Unlike the Attorney General of the United States, the Attorney General for India does not have any executive authority.

Ministry of Law and Justice (India)

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Those functions are performed by the Law Minister of India.

Indira Gandhi

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Niren De during Indira Gandhi replied to a question by Hans Raj Khanna stating that even the right to life can be suspended during emergency.

Hans Raj Khanna

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Niren De during Indira Gandhi replied to a question by Hans Raj Khanna stating that even the right to life can be suspended during emergency.

United Progressive Alliance

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Similarly, in 2005, when the UPA government was planning a possible coalition with Mayawati, Milon K. Banerjee's opinion absolving Mayawati in the Taj corridor case was ignored by the Supreme Court. During the UPA-II government (2009–2014), the conduct of Attorney General Goolam Vahanvati was criticised in a number of cases.