Sexual harassment allegations against CJI Gogoi: Tamil Nadu Advocates Association wants contempt case against plaintiff
He urged the SC to initiate disciplinary proceedings too against the woman for indulging in character assassination of Chief Justice without any basis.
While Chartered Accountants are governed by the Chartered Accountants Act, legal practice is governed by the Advocates Act.
The Bar Council has also asked these firms for a list of all advocates enrolled across all their offices, in any capacity.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Bar Association also condemned the allegations and said it was an attempt to target top Indian judiciary and the entire bar stood in support of the CJI.
Pillai, who will turn 105 in May, is the oldest living member of the Bar Council of India.
Despite the notices and warning, 5,970 advocates failed to make the pending payments of the subscription within the stipulated time, inviting suspension.
The Committee, headed by senior advocate R Singaravelan, found that the three lawyers were guilty under various sections of the Advocates Act and that of the Bar Council.
Justice Valmiki Mehta, 59, is survived by his wife and two sons. One of his son is married to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi’s daughter.
As majority of the advocates supported the decision taken by the Advocates’ Association of Bengaluru (AAB) to support the BCI, court proceedings were affected severely.
The Bar Council of India has given a nationwide call for advocates to protest on Tuesday demanding union government to fulfil their 10 demands including health insurance, stipend, pension.
Calling such celebrations prejudicial to the dignity of the profession and public interest, the Bar Council passed the order on Monday barring such ceremonies.
They had blindly violated the conditions stipulated in Form ll submitted by the candidates while enrollment and the oath they had undertaken before the enrollment panel.
Senior advocate Ganta Rama Rao was elected chairman of the Bar Council of Andhra Pradesh here on Sunday. He defeated BV Krishna Reddy by four votes in the election.
The Bar Council of Telangana State conducted its elections on Saturday when A Narasimha Reddy emerged the chairman after defeating Gandra Mohan Rao by two votes.
On Friday, two nominations were filed for the elections to the chairman post and four for vice-chairman posts of Telangana State Bar Council.