Jayalalithaa DA caseL Karnataka bar council condemns "unruly" behaviour of TN advocates

The Karnataka State Bar Council on Saturday condemned the "unruly behaviour" of some advocates from Tamil Nadu on High Court premises here during the hearing on bail plea of jailed AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa last Tuesday.

Foreign couple says Indian advocates charged Rs 3.5 cr fee

A foreign couple, who is involved in a legal tussle with a local charity being run by the Tibetan administration-in-exile here for more than five decades, is now locked in another battle with two Indian advocates.

Madras HC upholds Bar Council`s order suspending lawyer

Madras HC upheld the state Bar Council`s October 17 order suspending an advocate, who along with some others were allegedly functioning as "arbitral tribunals" in Coimbatore.

Bar Council to Bihar govt: Remove Samastipur DDC

DDC had advocate Anil Kumar Singh arrested for receiving a fee of Rs 30 for drafting a petition, which the DDC considered as bribe.

High Court issues notices to Delhi bar council

The Delhi High Court issued notices to the state bar council and others on a plea for an early election of the Rohini Court Bar Association (RCBA).

Karnataka Bar Council charges police with excesses

The Karnataka State Bar Council on Sunday charged police with committing excesses on lawyers in the March 2 violence.

Punjab and Haryana Bar Council to protest

Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday said it would
protest against the proposed legislation.

Lawyers will be free to practise all over country

From Wednesday, lawyers will be able to practise in courts across the country.

Bihar Bar Council gives strike call

The Bihar State Bar Council has
given a call to advocates across the state to abstain from
court work from Feb 15 to Feb 21 demanding denotification of
constitution of evening courts in Bihar.

Bar members protest alleged police inaction in murder case

Work in courts was
disrupted on Tuesday with lawyers going on a strike to protest the
failure of the police to trace the killers of the son of
District Bar Association chief Raghuvir Singh Yadav.

Prez order probe into wealth by former CJI kin: Bar Council

The Kerala Bar Council on Sunday urged
President Pratibha Patil to order a probe into alleged
amassing of wealth disproportionate to their known sources of
income by relatives of former CJI K G Balakrishnan.

Bar Council against foreign laws firms in India

The BCI, a statutory body of advocates, today decided not to permit
foreign lawyers or their firms to practise in India, but
assured that a more detailed and rational scrutiny of the
subject would be done soon.

UP Bar Council opposes extension of working hours

The Uttar Pradesh Bar Council
on Friday strongly opposed the Allahabad High Court`s
administrative order of increasing working hours of the courts
with lawyers boycotting work in several districts of the
state.

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.

Bars write to Moily seeking scrapping of SC collegium system

In the backdrop of the row over elevation of Karnataka HC Chief Justice PD Dinakaran, the Bar Associations of Delhi HC and SC on Wednesday wrote a joint letter to M Veerappa Moily seeking discontinuation of apex court collegium.