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Tushar Mehta

West Bengal govt wants CBI to stop probing corruption cases against TMC leaders because it withdrew general consent, centre says state can’t sue it...

Central government disputed the maintainability of the West Bengal government's petition accusing the CBI of registering FIRs after general consent was withdrawn

Supreme Court lawyer Kunal Chatterjee attacked by 5 dogs, asks SC to take suo-moto cognisance of increasing menace of dog bites

The discussion started after one of the advocates identified as Kunal Chatterjee appeared in the Supreme Court with an injured hand.

‘Any change in the Constitution that brings everyone at par can never be faulted with’: SG Tushar Mehta during Article 370 hearing

SG categorically highlighted why Article 370 is different from others. He said, “Article 370(3) has an in-built extinguishing provision. That's the distinction. This is the only provision that has a self-destructive clause. This shows it was intended to be temporary."

Article 370 hearing: SG Mehta quotes Sardar Patel in the SC & exposes Nehru, Sibal and others object but get admonished by CJI

As Nehru was getting exposed by the arguments being presented by SG Tushar Mehta, petitioner lawyer Kapil Sibal objected to it and created disturbances in the hearing

Supreme Court expresses shock after jailed separatist leader Yasin Malik appears in the court physically, Solicitor General calls it a major security lapse

In a major security risk, Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik was physically presented at the Supreme Court even though he was not summoned

‘Extension of ED director SK Mishra’s tenure illegal’, says Supreme Court

Amicus Curiae KV Viswanathan urged the top court to strike down the amendment in the larger interest of democracy expressing fear that it will be misused by future governments.

‘Depends on who gives the ranking’: SG Mehta counters Justice KM Joseph on press freedom ranking remarks

SG Tushar Mehta disputed the press freedom rankings after Justice KM Joseph cited it during Bilkis Bano case hearing.

Same-sex marriage row: Centre to set up a committee headed by Cabinet Secretary to address concerns of LGBTQIA+ community

The Centre will be forming a committee headed by Cabinet Secretary to explore steps to address issues raised by LGBTQIA+ community.

The SG’s argument in ‘same sex marriage’ hearing that people will soon demand legalisation of incest is not hollow rhetoric: Here is how it...

Given the recent arguments about gender, privacy, and sexual autonomy in the Indian Supreme Court, petitions seeking legal sanction for incest are not 'far-fetched' five years down the line.

‘5 years later someone may challenge provisions prohibiting incest’ – SG Mehta argues in same-sex marriage case in Supreme Court

Giving a hypothetical situation, SG Mehta questioned what would happen if, five years down the line, someone approached the court and challenged provisions prohibiting incest.

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