14 October 2018 Current Affairs:
Senior advocate Tushar Mehta is appointed the new Solicitor General of India by Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC). Mehta is at present the Additional Solicitor General. He replaces Ranjit Kumar as he resigned the post in the month of October in 2017. The post was lying vacant since then.
Mr.Mehta will hold office till June 30, 2020. Mehta was Gujarat advocate general when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the chief minister of the state.