They claimed that the calls were made allegedly by a pro-Khalistan organisation Sikhs for Justice.
Dharma Sansad: TMC backs lawyers, seeks SC to take suo moto cognizance of hate speeches allegedly calling for genocide of Muslims
Mahua Moitra on Monday came out in support of the letter signed and sent by 76 prominent SC lawyers urging the apex court for action against the hate speeches.
The video purportedly showed the lawyer in an intimate posture with a woman, while a judge was hearing a case through video-conferencing on Monday.
President of Jagatsinghpur district bar association, Ramananda Panda was arrested by the police after his wife Lipi had lodged an FIR accusing him of torture over a family dispute.
A trial court on October 29 had convicted former Delhi High Court Bar Association President Rajiv Khosla for assaulting a woman lawyer in 1994.
The students were booked for posting a WhatsApp status praising Pakistan players after the team's victory against India in a T20 cricket match on October 24.
The Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry took the decision after it received reports of the cases filed against them.
'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.