"Bar Council Of India" News 

Lawyers meet governor Kalyan Singh, submit memo of their demands

On the call of Bar Council of India thousands of lawyers marched from the lower court to Governor's House to hand over the memorandum.
DNA - Published

Bar Council of India protests Supreme Court Collegium's decision to recommend Justice Sanjeev Khanna's elevation

The Bar Council of India (BCI) on Wednesday protested the Supreme Court collegium's recommendation to elevate Justice Sanjeev Khanna of the Delhi High Court to the apex court by superseding several..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Bar Council of India expresses resentment over judges elevation to Supreme Court

President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday appointed Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna as Supreme Court judges.
DNA - Published

BCI protests against Justice Khanna's elevation

The Bar Council of India (BCI) on Wednesday protested the Supreme Court collegium's recommendation to elevate Justice Sanjeev Khanna of the Delhi high court to the apex court by superseding several..
IndiaTimes - Published

Alliance University Bengaluru Applications Have Opened for Admissions 2019 in Graduate, PG and Ph.D programmes

The entrance exams and admissions fervour has gripped the country. Among the top private universities in the country, Alliance University in Bengaluru (erstwhile Bangalore), Karnataka has also opened..
DNA - Published

Bar Council of Delhi sends legal notice to Amitabh Bachchan for wearing lawyer's attire in Everst Masala ad

'You are required to immediately stop all such advertisements and also give an undertaking to the Bar Council of Delhi, Bar Council of India and other states Bar Councils that the lawyers' attire shall..
DNA - Published

Supreme Court dismisses plea seeking to keep MPs, MLAs from practicing law, says Bar Council of India doesn't prohibit them

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud on 9 July had reserved the order on the PIL filed by BJP leader and advocate Ashwini Upadhyay seeking to bar..
Firstpost - Published

Lawyers elected as MPs or MLAs can practice in courts, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking to ban lawmakers from practising as advocates, saying that the Bar Council of India rules do not prohibit them.
Zee News - Published

India: The Scope Of Foreign Lawyers And Firms To Practice In India (Bar Council Of India V AK Balaji) - Nishith Desai Associates

In March 2018, the Indian Supreme Court in Bar Council of India v AK Balaji decided on the scope of foreign lawyers and firms to practice in India.
Mondaq - Published

Bar Council of India's press release decrying Justice J Chelameswar has no basis in truth, evidence or data

The Bar Council of India (BCI) issued an apparently undated press release decrying Justice J Chelameswar's "controversial" statements to the media after his retirement, as being "against..
Firstpost - Published

Bar Council of India lashes out at Justice Chelameswar, says his comments after retirement can't be tolerated by lawyers

BCI Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra criticised the statements of Justice Chelameswar after he demitted the office
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

BCI targets Justice Chelameswar for his remarks

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has lashed out against Justice J Chelameswar for his "controversial" and "irrelevant" statements in the media, three days after his retirement as a Supreme Court Judge,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Full text: Bar Council of India launches scathing attack on retired Supreme Court judge J Chelameswar

This is the full text of a press release issued by the Bar Council of India two days after the retirement of now-former Supreme Court judge Justice J Chelameswar
Firstpost - Published

Bombay HC asks BCI to inspect proposed women's law college

Noting that law colleges meant exclusively for women students in and around the city deserved all the assistance from the authorities, the Bombay High Court has directed the Bar Council of India (BCI)..
IndiaTimes - Published

Advocates give thumbs up to Justice Indu Malhotra's tips on attire for women lawyers

The lawyers were in agreement with their former colleague, who became the first woman advocate to be appointed as a Supreme Court judge directly from the bar, that the dresses worn by the advocates..
IndiaTimes - Published

Supreme Court to hear Kathua rape-murder case today

The Supreme Court will on Monday resume hearing the case of alleged rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district. The apex court had earlier stayed the trial of..
DNA - Published

Kathua rape and murder: Onus on J&K home minister if report questioning police chargesheet is true, says BJP

The BJP on Sunday said if a report questioning the chargesheet filed by the police in the Kathua rape and murder case was true, then the onus was on the Home Minister Mehbooba Mufti to issue a..
DNA - Published

J&K: Mehbooba Mufti is a jihadi, says lawyer of Kathua rape accused

In a bizarre development in the sensational Kathua rape and murder case, the lawyer of the accused has called the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister a ‘jihadi’. In an interview to the Indian..
DNA - Published

Impeachment motion against CJI rejected: Here's how legal community reacted to VP Naidu's decision

 Eminent jurists like Soli Sorabjee and Fali Nariman and some ex-judges did not find fault with today's decision of Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu rejecting the impeachment notice against Chief..
DNA - Published

Jammur Bar Association meets Bar Council of India team, refutes allegations of threatening Kathua rape victim's lawyer

A BCI team met representatives of BAJ who refuted allegations that lawyer of Kathua rape victim was prevented from appearing in court by fellow advocates.
Firstpost - Published

Bad chapter: No M.Phil exam at 34 centres, departments

The Rajasthan University will not be conducting M.Phil examination at as many as 34 centres and departments this year due to lack of permanent faculty. The MPAT-2017, which is the entrance exam for..
DNA - Published

Kathua lawyers' body does a U-turn, distances from Hindu Ekta Manch

Under fire, Bar Association of Kathua (BAK) on Friday distanced itself from the 'Hindu Ekta Manch' and claimed that the lawyers never obstructed the Crime Branch from filling the charge sheet in the..
DNA - Published

Kathua rape and murder case: Five-member Bar Council of India team arrives in Jammu, meets lawyers who held protests

The team, headed by former chief justice Tarun Agarwal, also visited Rasana and met the agitating people of the area, who are demanding a CBI probe into the incident.
Firstpost - Published

Kathua rape case: Supreme Court directs Bar Council to submit report on conduct of Jammu lawyers by 24 April

The Supreme Court has directed the Bar Council of India to submit its panel's report over the conduct of lawyers from Jammu High Court Bar Association and other local associations over the Kathua rape..
Firstpost - Published

Kathua rape case: Lawyers hold silent protest in Delhi, claim J&K Bar Association violated code of conduct by supporting rapists

A section of lawyers from an organisation named 'Lawyers for Democracy and Rule of Law' took out a silent protest, walking peacefully from the Supreme Court of India to the office of the Bar Council of..
Firstpost - Published

Kathua: Supreme Court seeks J&K’s reply on case transfer, asks Mehbooba Mufti govt to provide security to girl's family

The Supreme Court has issued notice to the Jammu and Kashmir state government and sought a reply on Kathua rape and murder case plea filed by the victim's father. The court has asked the Mehbooba..
DNA - Published

As fury over gangrapes intensifies, Rahul Gandhi questions if PM Modi is serious about ‘justice for our daughters’

In a stinging attack, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the string of heinous crimes involving minor girls. ‘PM should fast track these cases and..
DNA - Published

Shutdown over Kathua rape hits life in Kerala, many arrested

shutdown over kathua rape hits life in kerala, many arrested
A shutdown called by a section of social media users against the rape and murder of a girl in Jammu and Kashmir derailed normal life in parts of Kerala. Police took several protesters into custody. The..
Mid-Day - Published

Kathua rape-murder: Father seeks transfer of case outside Jammu and Kashmir, Supreme Court to hear plea at 2 pm

The father of the girl brutally gangraped in murdered in Kathua has approached the Supreme Court seeking the transfer of the case outside Jammu and Kashmir. The father of the victim has sought..
DNA - Published

KATHUA RAPE CASE: Kathua lawyers may lose licence

The Bar Council of India (BCI) will cancel licences of advocates who were accused of preventing the police in Kathua from filing the chargesheet accusing eight in the horrific gangrape and murder of an..
DNA - Published

Kathua rape-murder case trial in begins today

The trial in the gruesome Kathua rape and murder case begins today against eight accused who allegedly held an eight-year-old girl in captivity in a small village temple in Kathua district for a week..
DNA - Published

Bar Council of India panel to visit Kathua, to cancel licence of guilty lawyers: 10 facts

Amid raging protests over barbaric Kathua gangrape and murder, the Bar Council of India on Sunday decided to send a five-member team to the town to probe the lawyers’ conduct. Here are 10 major..
DNA - Published

Kathua rape: Bar Council of India asks Jammu lawyers to call off the strike, constitutes a team to probe their conduct

IndiaTimes - Published

SC directs members of bar not to obstruct judicial proceedings in Kathua murder case in J&K

The Supreme Court today directed members of the bar not to obstruct judicial proceedings in the Kathua gangrape and murder case in Jammu and Kashmir as it took note of lawyers obstructing the victim's..
All India Radio - Published

Kathua Rape Case: Supreme Court takes notice, says lawyers cannot block access to justice

Lawyers cannot obstruct access to justice, the Supreme Court said on Friday, while taking suo motu cognizance of developments surrounding the horrific Kathua rape and murder case. Lawyers of Jammu..
DNA - Published

Kathua gangrape: Supreme Court issues notice to Bar Council of India, local bars on lawyers' protest

Supreme Court today issued notice to the Bar Council of India and locals bars in Jammu over a plea against lawyers allegedly blocking filing of chargesheet in the case of gangrape and killing of an..
DNA - Published

SC takes suo motu cognisance of lawyers' protest in Kathua

The Supreme Court on Friday took suo motu cognisance of protests and strike by Kathua lawyers in the wake of rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl, asking them to conduct themselves and not..
Deccan Herald - Published

Kathua rape-murder: SC seeks material on strike by J-K bar body

The Supreme Court on Friday asked a lawyer to bring materials on record to take judicial note of a strike call given by Kathua and Jammu and Kashmir bar associations in relation to the gangrape and..
DNA - Published Also reported by •Deccan Herald

University of Rajasthan grapples with running SFS courses: RK Kothari

-*What are the issues regarding **operation** of courses under Self Finance Scheme?*- The biggest problem is with running the Self Finance Scheme courses. The issue is with three year evening law..
DNA - Published

India: BCI Sub‐Committee Rules In Favor Of Legislators - S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates

A BJP Delhi Spokesperson had earlier made a plea to the Bar Council of India through a letter to consider debarment of Members of Parliament and Members of Legislative Assembly from practicing as..
Mondaq - Published

Bar Council of India's restrictions on lawyer-parliamentarians show it is abdicating responsibility, kowtowing to powerful

"Without an independent Bar, it would be futile and fanciful to think about an independent judiciary," said senior advocate Indira Jaising at a recent public talk on the crisis that India's..
Firstpost - Published

Lawyer-MPs signatory to impeachment won’t get to practice: Bar Council of India

As per a resolution adopted by the council, the rules will kick in only after an impeachment motion is admitted by the chair in either House.
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress leaders Kapil Sibal, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Vivek Tankha barred from appearing in CJI Dipak Misra’s court

Three Congress leaders, who are also practicing lawyers, have been barred by the Bar Council of India to appear before the court of Chief Justice of India.
Zee News - Published

BCI: Lawyer-MPs mustn't appear before judge facing impeachment

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has sought debarment of lawyer-MPs from appearing before judges of the Supreme Court and high courts, whose impeachment they seek.
IndiaTimes - Published

'Lawmakers can practise in courts, but with a rider'

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has decided to allow members of Parliament and legislative assemblies to practise as advocates, but said that those who move an impeachment motion against any judge of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Positive global cues lift silver futures by 0.40 per cent

positive global cues lift silver futures by 0.40 per cent
Taking positive cues from overseas markets, silver prices moved up by 0.40 per cent to Rs 38,977 per kg in futures trade today as participants built up fresh positions. At the Multi Commodity Exchange,..
Mid-Day - Published

Foreign firms, lawyers can't practise in India, Supreme Court rules

Foreign law firms and lawyers cannot set up shop in India, the *Supreme Court* decreed on Tuesday. However, foreign law firms and lawyers may "fly in and fly out" to advise clients on international law..
DNA - Published

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