Bar Council of India

Don't scandalise it, BCI urges activists as it comes in support of SC over rape remarks

The apex bar body, in a resolution adopted during a meeting, termed the letter written by CPI(M) politburo member Brinda Karat to CJI SA Bobde as a 'malicious attack' on the judiciary.

published on : 5th March 2021

Had asked lawyers not to use 'Your Honour' in addressing judges of SC, HCs: Bar Council

The BCI, an apex body of lawyers, said 'Your Honour' is a form of address given to a circuit judge or a Mayor in the USA and in India, this is used in lower courts to address the judicial officers.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Foundation stone for Indian Institute of Law laid at Patia

The KIIT has provided requisite land at Patia and will also bear 40 per cent of the infrastructure cost of the proposed campus.

published on : 21st February 2021

BCI to set up law institute in Bhubaneswar

There is no training institute to cater to the needs of skill development of law teachers and advocates in the State.

published on : 30th January 2021

COVID-19: BCI allows law universities to conduct physical examination

The exams will have to be held with a No Objection Certificate (NOC) of the state government and State Disaster Management Authority, it said.

published on : 2nd November 2020

Orissa High Court calls for review of National Law Universities' NRI quota system

The HC said that students belonging to the category of NRI, who are very low ranked in the merit list, often get seats in the NLUs whereas general candidates having secured better marks lag behind.

published on : 25th October 2020

Delhi Bar Council asks Prashant Bhushan to appear before it over SC conviction in contempt case

BCD has sought Bhushan's response on as to why proceedings should not be initiated to revoke his enrolment as a lawyer in view of the conviction for his alleged contemptuous tweets.

published on : 23rd September 2020

Madras HC asks Bar Council to consider allowing only regular course students to pursue law

"In the absence of this, persons who have not even gone to a regular school or college will get into a law college for the first time in their life and that may not be a healthy trend" said the judge

published on : 4th September 2020

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

Met Supreme Court judges, they assured that issues have been resolved: Bar Council of India

The Bar Council of India (BCI) today said its members have met 15 judges of the Supreme Court following the crisis in the apex judiciary and they have assured that the issues have been resolved.

published on : 15th January 2018

Bar Council Of India delegation meets two Supreme Court judges on crisis

A seven-member delegation of the BCI met two Supreme Court judges in an attempt to persuade them to resolve the crisis facing the highest judiciary.

published on : 14th January 2018

Bar Council of India forms 7-member team to meet Supreme Court judges barring top 5

The Bar Council of India today formed a seven-member team to meet all judges of the Supreme Court, barring the five seniormost judges, to discuss the present crisis in the apex court.

published on : 13th January 2018
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