Bar Council of India

Panel to plan introducing law lessons in 12 Indian languages, to be taught in 1000 colleges

The law colleges will start using the textbooks in local languages from 2023-24 academic year.

published on : 13th June 2022

Plea in Supreme Court  seeks direction to establish Bar Council in J&K and Ladakh 

The plea has alleged that failure to provide Bar Council to lawyers from Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh is nothing less than 'step-motherly treatment and discrimination.'

published on : 1st June 2022

Complaint against lawyers: SC directs BCI to file detailed reply on contempt plea

A bench of Justices M R Shah and B V Nagarathna said mere issuance of the circular and/or sending the intimation is not enough.

published on : 27th May 2022

BCI writes to DGP, Chhattisgarh for withdrawal of cases against lawyers

The matter is related to the alleged quarrel and manhandling between certain advocates and the staff and officials of Tehsil Office, Raigarh, with both the fractions blaming the other for the incident

published on : 15th February 2022

SC refuses to entertain plea challenging election notification of Bar Council of India

The court dismissed the plea filed by two advocates which also sought 30 per cent reservation for the women in the State Bar Councils.

published on : 4th February 2022

Ask state bar council to dispose complaints against advocates with a year: SC to Bar Council of India

Supreme Court directed BCI to dispose of the transferred complaints within a period of one year from the date of receipt of such complaints.

published on : 18th December 2021

NLSIU to launch its three-year LLB with multi-disciplinary component

Important dates on admission will be out next week. The course is open to anyone with an undergraduate degree

published on : 30th November 2021

BCI suspends 28 advocates in UP for malpractices of filing fake claim-cases

The council's chairperson Manan Kumar Mishra said in a press release the suspension will continue till the proceedings against them are completed.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Bar Council of India seeks withdrawal of strike over verdict convicting ex-Delhi lawyers' body chief

A court had convicted Rajiv Khosla for assaulting a woman lawyer in 1994 with the judge noting that her allegation of being pulled by hair and arm by him was 'absolutely truthful'.

published on : 9th November 2021

SC: BCI proposes to frame rules to curb lawyers' strikes, boycotts

The SC bench was informed by the Bar Council of India's Chairman Senior Advocate Manan Kumar Mishra that it has convened a meeting with all bar councils in this regard.

published on : 27th August 2021

Bar Council tells SC it has called meeting to frame rules for curtailing strikes by lawyers

The court was informed by senior advocate Manan Kumar Mishra, who is the chairman of the Bar Council of India (BCI), that they have convened a meeting of all State Bar Associations on September 4.

published on : 27th August 2021

Next All India Bar Examination to be held on October 24, says BCI

The BCI, which is the regulator of law education in the country, said that the last date of online registration form has also been extended to September 15.

published on : 17th August 2021

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
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