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Indu Malhotra creates history, becomes first woman lawyer to take oath as SC judge

Indu Malhotra creates history, becomes first woman lawyer to take oath as SC judge

Indu Malhotra's name was recommended by the collegium for elevation along with that of Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice KM Joseph, but the Centre has sought reconsideration of the proposal for the latter.

Apr 27, 2018, 14:02 PM IST
Know all about Indu Malhotra: The first woman lawyer to become SC judge

Know all about Indu Malhotra: The first woman lawyer to become SC judge

Indu Malhotra was the second lady ever to be designated 'Senior Advocate' by the Supreme Court. The first was Leila Seth, mother of author Vikram Seth, who got this honour in 1977.

Apr 26, 2018, 15:00 PM IST

CDR case: Constable from Assam held in Thane

The Thane police officials then informed their counterparts in Assam to conduct an inquiry into it, he said. 

Apr 03, 2018, 16:47 PM IST
Michael Flynn could prove to be key asset in Mueller's US campaign probe: Sources

Michael Flynn could prove to be key asset in Mueller's US campaign probe: Sources

Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have halted communications with US President Donald Trump`s legal team, a potentially critical step in the probe into contacts between Trump`s election campaign and Russia, sources familiar with the investigation said on Friday.

Nov 25, 2017, 10:50 AM IST

Lawyer for detained Myanmar journalists denied access in Bangladesh

Bangladesh police said the pair were detained for engaging in journalistic work for a German magazine while on tourist visas. On Thursday, a court refused them bail.

Sep 18, 2017, 19:27 PM IST
Ram Jethmalani announces retirement, terms NDA's governance a calamity

Ram Jethmalani announces retirement, terms NDA's governance a calamity

"I wish to combat the corrupt politicians that have been brought into the position of power and I hope the condition of India will take good shape,"Jethmalani said. 

Sep 10, 2017, 12:06 PM IST
'Pink' a thriller, Amitabh Bachchan playing lawyer: Shoojit Sircar

'Pink' a thriller, Amitabh Bachchan playing lawyer: Shoojit Sircar

Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar says his upcoming production 'Pink' is a Delhi-set thriller and will see megastar Amitabh Bachchan in the lead role of a lawyer.

Mar 30, 2016, 10:29 AM IST
Amal Clooney to discuss freedom of expression in India

Amal Clooney to discuss freedom of expression in India

Amal Clooney says she is looking forward to her trip to India and is eager to initiate a dialogue on human rights and freedom of expression in the country.

Mar 15, 2016, 20:56 PM IST

Lawyer arrested for attacking journalists, students, teachers

The accused lawyer, identified as Om Sharma, presented himself for interrogation at Tilak Marg police station, where he was arrested.

Feb 20, 2016, 22:22 PM IST

Panel discussion on non-cooperation movement to curb corruption- Part III

The Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court expressed serious concern over the growing number of corruption cases and called on the citizens to launch a non-cooperation movement if the government fails t

Feb 03, 2016, 20:00 PM IST

Panel discussion on non-cooperation movement to curb corruption- Part II

The Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court expressed serious concern over the growing number of corruption cases and called on the citizens to launch a non-cooperation movement if the government fails t

Feb 03, 2016, 19:58 PM IST

Panel discussion on non-cooperation movement to curb corruption

The Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court expressed serious concern over the growing number of corruption cases and called on the citizens to launch a non-cooperation movement if the government fails t

Feb 03, 2016, 19:57 PM IST
Police may have tampered with Salman's car after mishap: Lawyer

Police may have tampered with Salman's car after mishap: Lawyer

Salman Khan's advocate Amit Desai disputed the map of the accident site, saying it shows the width of Hill Road from the side of American Express Bakery as 180 feet.

Oct 28, 2015, 20:25 PM IST
Salman Khan's lawyer seeks to pick holes in witnesses' accounts

Salman Khan's lawyer seeks to pick holes in witnesses' accounts

 The lawyer of Bollywood actor Salman Khan, who has filed an appeal against his conviction and five years' prison term in the 2002 hit-and-run case, today told the Bombay High

Sep 22, 2015, 20:55 PM IST
Judge grills lawyers in Tom Brady "deflate-gate" lawsuit

Judge grills lawyers in Tom Brady "deflate-gate" lawsuit

A US federal judge grilled lawyers for Tom Brady and the National Football League in court Wednesday as he seeks to settle the star quarterback`s role in the "deflate-gate" scandal.

Aug 13, 2015, 09:11 AM IST
Salman Khan wasn't driving, says lawyer as appeal hearing starts

Salman Khan wasn't driving, says lawyer as appeal hearing starts

The hearing of the appeal filed by Bollywood star Salman Khan against his five-year sentence in the 2002 hit-and-run case started in the Bombay High Court today as his lawyer argued that the trial court made a mistake in holding that the actor himself was driving the car.

Jul 30, 2015, 20:33 PM IST

Calcutta HC lawyers stay away from judge's court for 6th day

Lawyers at the Calcutta High Court continued to boycott the court of Justice Girish Gupta for the sixth day today alleging misbehaviour and demanded that he apologise to the Bar.

Jul 30, 2015, 14:23 PM IST

30 per cent lawyers in the country fake: Bar Council chief

 Thirty per cent of lawyers in the country are fake, possessing 'fraudulent' law degrees or non-practising persons, and were degrading the profession, Bar Council of India Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra has said.

Jul 26, 2015, 15:15 PM IST

Lawyer shot at in UP, colleagues suspend work

Scores of lawyers on Tuesday suspended work at district court and jammed roads protesting the attack on a 30-year-old lawyer who was grievously injured when unidentified persons shot at him, police said.

Jul 07, 2015, 19:48 PM IST

Hundreds of lawyers back Morocco women tried over dresses

 Hundreds of lawyers have registered to defend two women who went on trial in Morocco on Monday accused of "gross indecency" for wearing dresses considered provocative, an activist said.

Jul 07, 2015, 12:18 PM IST