Nirbhaya documentary: BCI seeks clarification from defence lawyers over 'anti-women' remarks
Nirbhaya documentary: BCI seeks clarification from defence lawyers over 'anti-women' remarks

In a latest development in Nirbhaya documentary issue, the Bar Council of India has issued a show-cause notice to defence lawyers of four convicts in 2012 Delhi gang-rape case for their offensive remarks in the film.

144 species spotted in Goa's maiden wetland bird census

The first-ever bird census has recorded 144 bird species and 9,992 birds across Goa's 23 wetlands which includes four vulnerable and five near-threatened species, according to experts.

Bar Council not bound to grant licence to practice law: SC

Pursuing law and practicing it are two different things, the Supreme Court has said and made it clear that the Bar Council of India (BCI) is not bound to grant advocacy licence unless an applicant fulfills the criteria laid down by it.

CJI concerned over falling standards of legal profession

Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Saturday expressed concern over the falling standards of the legal profession and said the weaknesses in its need to be rectified.

HER Bill: Lawyers in Maharashtra boycott courts

Judicial work in several courts in Mumbai and elsewhere in Maharashtra was on Wednesday affected as lawyers abstained from work.

HER Bill protest: Lawyers boycott work

Proceedings in Delhi district courts were affected on Wednesday as lawyers abstained from work in response to the BCI`s call.

HC grants interim anticipatory bail to Vice Chairman of BCI

Madras HC granted interim anticipatory bail to Vice Chairman of BCI R Dhanpal Raj in connection with a
bribery case for granting affiliation to a law college.

BCI to revamp legal education, profession by 2012

The Bar Council of India today
vowed to revamp the legal education and profession by 2012 and
set on agenda various issues that need to be addressed for
creating a modern legal profession.

SG Gopal Subramanium elected chairman of BCI

Senior advocate and Solicitor
General Gopal Subramanium was Sunday unanimously elected
Chairman of the Bar Council of India (BCI), the apex
regulatory body for lawyers.

HRD for reforms in law education; seeks BCI co-op

Strongly advocating re-hauling of legal education to improve quality, HRD Minister Kapil Sibal has asked Bar Council of India (BCI) to come on board for augmenting reforms and recommended starting of combined law degree courses.