Bar Council of India

Justice Arun Mishra's alleged 'contempt threat' to advocate: SC lawyers at loggerheads with BCI

The 'derisive tone and tenor' of the BCI press release on the issue was unwarranted and it should refrain from issuing such statements with 'politically loaded motives', SCBA said.

published on : 6th December 2019

BCI comes out in support of Justice Arun Mishra on 'contempt threat' issue to senior advocate

The Bar Council of India criticised the reaction of SCAORA and the executive committee of SCBA which had requested the judge to be 'little bit more patient in dealing with lawyers'.

published on : 5th December 2019

Delhi court clashes: BCI threatens countrywide lawyers' stir if guilty cops not arrested in 10 days

Lawyers at all the six district courts in the national capital boycotted work for the 5th consecutive day on Friday.

published on : 9th November 2019

Supreme Court puts blame on police, lawyers for clashes, says nobody claps with one hand

The observation from the bench came when Bar Council of India chairman Manan Mishra complained against alleged police brutality in the November 2 incident.

published on : 9th November 2019

Lawyers-police clash: Bar Council protests demanding arrest of guilty Delhi cops

The apex bar body alleged that the policemen remained 'absent from duty, shouted slogans, used filthy language' and threatened to 'smash and kill lawyers' openly.

published on : 6th November 2019

BCI forms special panel to run Odisha State Bar Council

As per the process, advocate members of the Bar Associations affiliated to the Council elect 25 members for a five-year term.

published on : 6th November 2019

BCI asks bar associations to identify lawyers indulging in hooliganism

BCI chairman, Manan Kumar Mishra, in a strongly worded letter said that sparing such rowdy elements would end up tarnishing the image of the institution.

published on : 6th November 2019

Lawyers-cops clash: HC issues notice to bar council, but says no coercive action against advocates

The bar associations have opposed the application, saying that police was seeking the relief to harass the lawyers.

published on : 5th November 2019

Identify lawyers indulging in hooliganism, protests bringing bad name to institution: BCI on Delhi clashes

The BCI called as meaningless and without any legal basis, the resolution put out by Bar associations on Monday, which said that they would go on an indefinite strike.

published on : 5th November 2019

Gigantic legal luminary lost: Bar Council of India on Ram Jethmalani's demise

Even though his forte was criminal law, Jethmalani had appeared in many high profile civil cases and shot to limelight with his appearance in the sensational Nanavati case in 1959, it said.

published on : 8th September 2019

Telangana's advocates protest move to shift High Court

They demanded the authorities concerned to drop the proposal in the interest of advocates’ community and litigants.

published on : 4th September 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

Kathua rape and murder case: Supreme Court slams Jammu lawyers’ protest

The counsel for the Jammu High Court Bar Association submitted that there was no support from the Association to the lawyers’ protest in the Kathua case.

published on : 20th April 2018

Panel formed to probe Jammu lawyers' conduct in Kathua rape and murder case

If any lawyer is found guilty in the case, we have the rights to cancel their license for a lifetime," BCI chairman Mishra said.

published on : 16th April 2018

Supreme Court crisis appears unresolved amid hopes weekend will bring relief

Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Vikas Singh today said there was a likelihood of the crisis being resolved by the end of this week.

published on : 16th January 2018
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