The Delhi High Court Thursday issued show cause notices to two lawyers asking them why criminal contempt proceedings should not be initiated against them for allegedly abusing and manhandling persons from the Northeast.
A contempt plea was mentioned before the Delhi High Court seeking action against two lawyers and others for allegedly abusing and manhandling some persons from the northeast.
Lawyers Monday abstained from appearing in the Delhi High Court protesting against a recent decision to hike the pecuniary jurisdiction of the high court from Rs 1 crore to Rs 2 crore.
The Bar Association of India (BAI) on Wednesday expressed concern over the government`s decision to consider a draft bill for setting up the proposed six- member Judicial Appointments Commission.
Work was paralysed at the Delhi High Court Monday after lawyers joined a strike to protest against police action against colleagues in Jaipur.
A Delhi HC bench recused itself from hearing a plea of a lawyers` body seeking to set aside a legislation allowing a ten-fold hike in court fees.
Proceedings in Delhi district courts were affected on Wednesday as lawyers abstained from work in response to the BCI`s call.
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