Lawyers in bar on retirement can't get help from advocates' fund: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the verdicts of the Madras and Patna High Courts that lawyers, who joined the bar after retirement from employment, cannot seek help from the advocates welfare funds like those who started their career as pleaders.

10,000 Patna High Court advocates abstain from work

Judicial work at the Patna High Court on Friday came to a halt with an estimated 10,000 advocates abstaining from work to protest lack of seating arrangements inside the court premises.

`Indian prisoners to get free legal aid from Pak lawyers body`

Lawyers Congress, an advocates` body in Pakistan, has agreed to provide free legal aid to Indian prisoners languishing in Pakistani jails, National Panthers Party supremo Bhim Singh said on Thursday.

Mathura advocates go on strike, demand morning court

Demanding change of court timings in the summer season, lawyers in the district on Wednesday went on indefinite strike.

Uttar Pradesh gets new advocate general

The Uttar Pradesh government appointed VC Mishra, 83, as the new advocate general, an official said.

HC lawyers decide to resume judicial work from Thursday

Advocates of the Allahabad High Court today decided to resume judicial work from Thursday, ending a fortnight-long stir in protest against the proposed creation of a separate bench for western Uttar Pradesh.

Jaipur HC orders inquiry into police action on advocates

The Rajasthan High Court on Friday ordered a judicial probe by a sitting judge into police actions on lawyers protesting in the capital for past two days.

CVC finds alleged irregularities in empanelment of advocates

The Central Vigilance Commission has found alleged irregularities in the empanelment of counsel by Law Ministry to assist it in various legal matters.

K`taka HC drops contempt case against advocate

The Karnataka High Court Wednesday dropped contempt proceedings against advocate Sirajin Basha following his tendering an unconditional apology.

Advocates in Karnataka call off stir

Advocates in Karnataka on Tuesday called
off their 18-day stir to demand action against police and mediapersons.

Nine advocates taken into preventive custody

Nine advocates were taken into
preventive custody Wednesday when they tried to stage a dharna in the Bangalore civil court premises.

Advocates-media-police confrontation worsens

The advocates-media-police confrontation in the wake of the City Civil Court Complex
violence on March 2 worsened.

Advocates seek action against Nakkheeran Editor

About 100 advocates on Monday petitioned
the Press Council of India, seeking an inquiry and action
against the Editor of magazine `Nakkheeran`.

Advocates protest attack against Bhushan

The demonstrators, led by N G R Prasad, said Bhushan should
be credited for sending several persons to jail in the 2G
spectrum scam.

Advocates abstain from work at Allahabad HC

Advocates of the Allahabad High Court here on Friday abstained from judicial work in protest
against last month`s lathicharge by police on a group of lawyers in Lucknow.

Advocates seek Guv`s sanction to prosecute Yeddy

Two advocates submitted a private complaint to Karnataka Governor seeking his sanction to prosecute CM BS Yeddyurappa.

CBI arrests two Supreme Court advocates on charges of bribery

CBI has arrested two senior
advocates of the Supreme Court for allegedly accepting bribe
for granting affiliation to a Ghaziabad-based Law College.

Alld HC for framing rules to disqualify advocates involved in crime

The Allahabad High Court on Friday
directed the Bar Council of India and the Centre to consider
framing of rules to disqualify advocates in case they are
found to be involved in any criminal act.

Meira Kumar advocates land for landless farmers

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Saturday advocated giving lands to landless farmers as the growth of country`s economy rested on farmers.

AP Bar Council to initiate action against vandal advocates

The Bar Council of Andhra Pradesh on Friday decided on initiating suo-motu action against the advocates who indulged in vandalism.