Bar Council of India

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

Common regulator for all areas of higher education proposed in Bill

The new version of the Higher Education Commission of India (HECI) Bill proposes a bigger, common regulator that will govern all areas of higher education barring medicine.

published on : 24th August 2019

Bar Council of India introduces three-year moratorium on new law colleges

BCI chairman Manan Kumar Mishra, in a press release, said the restriction will not apply for any national law university if proposed by any State government, if that State had no varsity before.

published on : 13th August 2019

Supreme Court seeks BCI's response on plea seeking security measures for women lawyers 

The petition said their safety and security ought to be made the "first priority" in the legal profession where gender disparity cannot be "overlooked".

published on : 29th July 2019

SC dismisses PILs seeking direction to BCI to frame guidelines on lawyers' safety in courts

A bench, comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose, however, asked the Art of Learning Foundation and Kirti Ahuja, the petitioners, to approach BCI.

published on : 23rd July 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
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