'It's a matter of right, not charity': CJI Ramana asks women lawyers to demand 50% reservation in judiciary
He said that out of 1.7 million advocates in the country only 15 per cent are women and only two per cent elected representatives in the state bar councils are women.
The plea has sought a direction to state bar councils to amend their rules and decide the time period when lawyers would be exempted from wearing black coats and gowns.
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.
The legal profession is considered a noble profession as it is the upholder and protector of the law, but there was nothing noble when a group of lawyers came to blows in full public view.
Speaking on the occasion, Malimath said former chairman of Bar Council of Himachal Pradesh Ramakant Sharma was a soft-spoken, honest and hard-working individual.
Protests were held in courts demanding the immediate arrest of the accused and strict punishment.
It was decided that the Delhi government's lawyers will be public prosecutors in court matters related to the farmers' agitation.
Justice Prathiba Singh held that the insistence on voter ID showing residence in Delhi to avail the welfare scheme is discriminatory.
The lawsuit alleging widespread fraud was eventually dropped after the judge found nothing but speculation and conjecture that votes for Trump somehow were destroyed.
At the start of the day's proceedings, a bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana expressed condolence on behalf of the Supreme Court judges.
During the event, Ramana pointed out that the issue of connectivity was brought up during a recent conference with HC Chief Justices.
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Coalition Against Blackmailing members said that revenge porn and online blackmailing cases happen with alarming regularity, and they wish to change that.
The SCBA President had said the advocates practicing in the Supreme Court are hardly considered for appointment as high court judges by the collegiums.
The judges had gathered on the front lawns of the high court. Condoling the deaths, Chief Justice Oka requested them to observe two minutes of silence to pay homage to the departed souls.