Bar Council

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.

published on : 8th May 2019

Big 4 audit firms asked not to practise law 

While Chartered Accountants are governed by the Chartered Accountants Act, legal practice is governed by the Advocates Act.

published on : 4th May 2019

Delhi Bar Council orders big four audit firms to refrain from practising law

The Bar Council has also asked these firms for a list of all advocates enrolled across all their offices, in any capacity.

published on : 3rd May 2019

CJI sexual harassment charge: Bar bodies backs Gogoi, calls it 'attempt to malign the institution'

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.

published on : 20th April 2019

Age is just a number for Thiruvananthapuram-based Aiyappan Pillai

Pillai, who will turn 105 in May, is the oldest living member of the Bar Council of India.

published on : 11th April 2019

Failing to pay for Advocates Welfare Fund nearly 6000 advocates suspended from practice

Despite the notices and warning, 5,970 advocates failed to make the pending payments of the subscription within the stipulated time, inviting suspension.

published on : 23rd March 2019

Misconduct: 3 lawyers debarred for five years

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.

published on : 3rd March 2019

Delhi HC judge Valmiki Mehta dies, Bar Council mourns loss

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.

published on : 2nd March 2019

Bar Council of India protest call: Bengaluru advocates stay away from courts, proceedings hit

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.

published on : 13th February 2019

BCI nationwide protest: Court proceedings affected in Bengaluru as advocates stay away

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.

published on : 12th February 2019

No more enrolment celebration of young lawyers: Bar Council of Tamil Nadu

Calling such celebrations prejudicial to the dignity of the profession and public interest, the Bar Council passed the order on Monday barring such ceremonies.

published on : 8th January 2019

534 newly enrolled lawyers fined Rs 1000 each for ‘noisy celebrations’

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.

published on : 29th December 2018

Ganta Rama Rao elected Bar Council chairman

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.

published on : 3rd December 2018

BJP's Narasimha Reddy elected chairman of Telangana Bar Council

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.

published on : 25th November 2018

 Andhra Pradesh Bar Council polls likely to be postponed

On Friday, two nominations were filed for the elections to the chairman post and four for vice-chairman posts of Telangana State Bar Council.

published on : 24th November 2018
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