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Foreign couple says Indian advocates charged Rs 3.5 cr fee

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 15:38

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.

Can`t pass order prohibiting kin practising in same court: SC

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 20:55

Supreme Court on Monday said it cannot pass a judicial order on the plea seeking to prohibit the kith and kin of sitting judges of the apex court and high courts from practicing in the same courts.

BCG clears riot victims` lawyers of `professional misconduct`

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 23:16

The names of five advocates who have been representing 2002 riot victims were cleared by the Bar Council of Gujarat (BCG) here on Tuesday from charges of alleged "professional misconduct".

Narendra Modi says world`s first forensic science university is in Gujarat

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 17:26

Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday claimed that Gujarat has taken the lead in setting up the first forensic science university in the world.

Somnath Bharti surrenders his licence to practice law

Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 14:58

Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti, indicted by a court for "tampering of evidence" in a case he appeared as a defence lawyer, has informed the Bar Council of Delhi that he intends to surrender his licence to practice law.

Persuade lawyers to address judges as `Your Honour`, says SC

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 01:02

The Supreme Court Monday declined to entertain a plea that had sought the court`s direction that lawyers should not address judges as "Lordship", saying it was for the members of the bar to change their habits.

Madras HC upholds Bar Council`s order suspending lawyer

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 22:17

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.

My Lord/Your Lordships sign of slavery, should be banned: Supreme Court

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 21:15

Addressing judges as My Lord or Your Lordships in courts is a relic of colonial era and a sign of slavery, a petition filed in Supreme Court said on Monday and sought a ban on their use in the country.

Statement was confined to family, not general: Delhi gang-rape advocate

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 21:22

An advocate in Delhi gang-rape case, who courted controversy with his gender specific remarks, said it was a personal statement confined to his family.

Delhi gang-rape convicts lawyer told to explain `misogynist` remarks

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 23:27

The Delhi Bar Council on Tuesday asked AP Singh, the counsel for Delhi gang-rape convicts, to explain what he meant by his remarks that he would burn his daughter alive if she had premarital sex.

December 16 gang-rape case: Bar Council serves notice to defence lawyer

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 22:55

Delhi Bar Council sought a response from AP Singh for his remarks that he would have burnt alive his daughter had she been having premarital sex.

Defence counsel`s remark in gang-rape case `outrageous`: Anand Sharma

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 14:03

Commerce Minister Anand Sharma on Sunday termed the controversial remark of one of the defence lawyers in the December 16 gang-rape case as "outrageous".