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Pellet guns: SC asks J&K lawyers' body to respond to issues raised by the Centre

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association to respond to the issues raised by the Centre while defending the use of pellet guns to quell stone-pelting mobs in Kashmir valley, stressing that the lawyers' body cannot take sides.

Apr 10, 2017, 17:45 PM IST
SC to hear J&K Bar Association's plea against use of pellet gun

SC to hear J&K Bar Association's plea against use of pellet gun

The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association's plea against use of pellet guns in the state.In the last hearing, the apex court had asked the Centre to consider effective means other than use of pellet guns to quell stone pelting mobs in Jammu and Kashmir as it concerns life and death.

Apr 10, 2017, 09:45 AM IST

Lawyers continue to boycott Calcutta HC judge

The boycott of a bench headed by a Calcutta High Court judge by lawyers continued for the 10th working day on Tuesday over the Bar Association's demand for an apology by Justice Girish Gupta on allegations of misbehaviour.

Aug 04, 2015, 18:33 PM IST

Bar Association not to stand for convent rape accused

 The local bar association in Ranaghat on Thursday decided against defending the accused in the alleged robbery and rape of nun at Ranaghat in Nadia district.

Mar 27, 2015, 01:13 AM IST

Bar Association opposes Katju's views on CJI appointment

The All India Bar Association on Thursday brought to President Pranab Mukherjee's attention its "deep anguish" on views of Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju that the Chief Justice of India should be selected on merit and not on the basis of seniority, saying the current system as stood the test of time.

Aug 28, 2014, 16:36 PM IST

File: Hafiz Saeed invited as chief guest by bar association in Pakistan

Jamat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed, blamed by India for orchestrating the Mumbai terror attacks, was invited as chief guest at Pakistan`s one of the premier bar associations here, but the decision was opposed by a section of the lawyers.

May 03, 2014, 20:06 PM IST

Former bar association president shot dead

A former president of a local Bar Association was shot dead allegedly by bike-borne assailants on the Gothra-Baseri road.

Mar 07, 2013, 15:07 PM IST

Bar Association chief booked for assaulting school head

The president of Nagpur District Bar Association, Advocate Sudeep Jaiswal, who had landed in trouble after slapping a police constable, was booked for allegedly assaulting Head Master of a local school on Saturday, Police said.

Jul 15, 2012, 16:08 PM IST

Work in J&K High Court affected due to lawyers` strike

Work in Jammu and Kashmir High Court and other subordinate courts in the Valley was affected due to a one-day strike called by the Bar Association.

Jul 12, 2012, 13:13 PM IST

SC bar association not to engage Singhvi

SC Bar Association passed a resolution deciding not to engage senior counsel Abhishek Manu Singhvi, allegedly involved in a controversial CD.

May 03, 2012, 00:09 AM IST

Army subordinate to executive: Pak Bar Association

Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association president Yasin Azad said the army was subordinate to the executive.

Jan 18, 2012, 19:58 PM IST

Lawyers to hold strike in trial courts on Jan 12

The Bar Association of lower
courts decided to observe a day long strike at all the six trial courts on January 12.

Jan 06, 2012, 22:31 PM IST

Jammu bar association observes strike

The Bar Association of Jammu called a general strike here on Tuesday to demand the rollback of the Jammu and Kashmir government`s decision to transfer land and property registration from the judiciary to the executive.

Dec 20, 2011, 11:46 AM IST

Bar leaders went all out to help blast victims

Undeterred by warning of another
blast, the DHCBA members
including its president and Additional Solicitor General AS
Chandhiok helped security personnel in rushing the injured
to hospitals after the deadly explosion.

Sep 07, 2011, 22:26 PM IST

Bar association at Palamu helps out distressed families

Rita Devi was shattered
when her husband, a lawyer, died untimely in a road accident
recently, putting her life into jeopardy.

Feb 15, 2011, 10:44 AM IST

Bar association moves SC for contempt against CPI-M leaders

Bar Association of Calcutta HC approached SC challenging its high court order of dismissing a contempt case against 3 CPI-M
leaders for making derogatory remarks against judiciary at a public rally.

Sep 24, 2010, 21:17 PM IST

Malaysian Bar asks govt to repeal sedition act

The Malaysian Bar has
asked the government to repeal the country`s authoritarian
Sedition Act as it severely encroaches upon "freedom of
expression" and exercise of fundamental civil liberties
enshrined in the Constitution.

Jun 15, 2010, 17:38 PM IST

Shutdown bar association hits life in Srinagar

Normal life was adversely affected by a shutdown called by the bar association here Monday as authorities imposed restrictions in the old city areas, officials said.

May 10, 2010, 12:48 PM IST

Pak SC won`t allow anyone to flout its decisions: Chaudhry

Pak`s CJ Iftikhar
Chaudhry said the SC will get its decisions implemented "at any cost" and not allow anyone to flout them.

May 09, 2010, 14:58 PM IST

Cash-at-judge`s-door: Bar Asso claims offences made out

A CBI court on Saturday asked
Punjab and Haryana High Court Bar Association to provide the
"ingredients" on which it had contended that offences are made
out against the accused in the cash-at-judge`s-door

Mar 13, 2010, 20:47 PM IST