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Lawyers

Kiren Rijiju questions ‘CJI-lawyers meet on HC transfers’

Everybody talks about strengthening the institution, if we don’t respect the institution it may amount to disrespecting yourself.

published on : 20th November 2022

Lawyers boycott Ankita murder accused; Protesters demand CBI probe

The Bar Association of Kotdwar passed a resolution not to represent the accused, a lawyer said.

published on : 28th September 2022

Naga tribal’s ‘custodial death’ in Assam triggers widespread protests, NHRC seeks report

The issue was first raised by Nagaland Rajya Sabha member S Phangnon Konyak.

published on : 29th August 2022

Myanmar court rules Suu Kyi bribery trial can continue

A legal official who is familiar with Suu Kyi's cases said she was formally indicted on Monday on two corruption counts on charges of allegedly receiving USD 550,000 in bribes in 2019 and 2020.

published on : 26th July 2022

Lawyers of Angul Bar Association demand immediate repair of NHs, stage blockades 

The lawyers of Angul Bar Association led by its president Dilip Sahoo staged blockades on NH-55 at many places from 6 am to 12 pm.

published on : 25th July 2022

Madras HC judge suggests special time slots for mom-lawyers to care for kids

Justice GR Swaminathan of the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court notified that such mothers may obtain specific time slots from his Court Officer to argue their cases.

published on : 5th July 2022

Kerala government cancels posting of BJP leader as sub-court govt pleader

Advocate Vinojkumar P K was appointed as additional government pleader and additional public prosecutor at the Devikulam sub court on June 9.

published on : 18th June 2022

Gyanvapi mosque case: Hearing not held due to lawyers' strike against remarks of official

The Banaras Bar Association and Central Bar Association, Varanasi had decided to boycott work as they were upset over the remarks of a Special Secretary against lawyers.

published on : 18th May 2022

Karnataka: Lawyers write to Bommai, seek action against saffronists for preventing Muslim traders in temple fairs

The association cited multiple incidents of temple committees blacklisting Muslim vendors from temple fairs across the state, wherein the committees have apparently cited pressure from Hindutva groups

published on : 26th March 2022

41 lawyers write to SC, say Bhushan’s conviction will discourage free speech

Bhushan faces six months simple imprisonment or fine upto Rs 2,000 or both as the maximum punishment for the contempt.

published on : 17th August 2020

Kathua rape and murder case: Jammu lawyers suspend agitation, resume work

The decision to resume work was taken at a general house meeting of the JHCBA held under the chairmanship of its president B S Slathia.

published on : 16th April 2018

Kathua gangrape: Supreme Court seeks material on strike by Jammu and Kashmir bar body

Lawyer P.V. Dinesh submitted that the apex court should take note of bar's actions and issue directions to them and the Bar Council of India to ensure that the rule of law prevails.

published on : 13th April 2018

Virtual ID: Senior lawyers opposing Aadhaar in Supreme Court refrain from taking stand

While senior lawyer Arvind Datar said he was not aware of what the government was doing, senior advocate Shyam Divan refused to even comment.

published on : 11th January 2018

Senior lawyers shouting in court will not be tolerated, says CJI after Ayodhya, judges bribery case hearings

Chief Justice Dipak Misra warns senior advocates that raising their voices during hearings would not be tolerated at any cost.

published on : 8th December 2017

Judiciary obliged to stand with citizens on fundamental rights: CJI Dipak Misra on National Law Day

Dismissing the perception of judicial activism, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Saturday said that protection of fundamental rights of citizens is the "sacrosanct duty of the judiciary".

published on : 25th November 2017

'Black day' in Supreme Court history: Lawyer Prashant Bhushan explains court ordeal

Bhushan, earlier in the day, tweeted that CJI Dipak Misra presided over a "hand-picked bench to override yesterday's order" by another top court bench.

published on : 11th November 2017