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Should politicians remain lawyers? Bar Council issues notice to lawmakers

Should politicians remain lawyers? Bar Council issues notice to lawmakers

The council has sought replies from lawmakers on whether they should be debarred from practice while they are serving as legislators. 

Jan 10, 2018, 16:53 PM IST
SC asks lawyers body not to obstruct Ryan school murder case

SC asks lawyers body not to obstruct Ryan school murder case

The apex court was informed by the bar body that they have withdrawn their earlier resolution in which they had said that no lawyer will represent any of the accused in the case.

Sep 18, 2017, 20:28 PM IST

NEET issue; lawyers demand that education be shifted to state list

The lawyers demanded that both the Centre and State governments take steps to remove education from concurrent list and bring it under the state subject.

Sep 07, 2017, 19:16 PM IST

Allahabad High Court lawyers join nation-wide strike

Judicial work was paralysed at the Allahabad High Court today as advocates here joined a nationwide strike in protest against proposed amendments in the Advocates Act.

Apr 21, 2017, 21:44 PM IST

Decision on law panel report after consulting legal fraternity: Govt

The government on Friday said it would not take a decision on a Law Commission report, which has proposed stringent punishment against lawyers for misconduct, before holding consultations with the legal fraternity.

Apr 21, 2017, 21:17 PM IST
Federal judge rejects Donald Trump's defence over violence at campaign rally

Federal judge rejects Donald Trump's defence over violence at campaign rally

President Donald Trump's free speech defense in a lawsuit in which he is accused of inciting violence against protesters during his campaign, has been flatly rejected by a federal judge.

Apr 02, 2017, 09:59 AM IST

Delhi lawyers on strike, paralyse judiciary

The judicial work in the national capital on Thursday was paralysed as the city lawyers went on strike to "safeguard the dignity" of the legal profession.

Mar 23, 2017, 12:06 PM IST

Thirty dealers killed in four days in Philippine war on drugs

Thirty "drug dealers" have been killed since Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in as Philippine president on Thursday, police said, announcing the seizure of nearly $20 million worth of narcotics but sparking anger from a lawyers group.

Jul 04, 2016, 17:00 PM IST

SC seeks BCI reply on AIBE, says system is crying for reforms

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought response from apex bar body Bar Council of India on a plea challenging holding of All India Bar Examination for granting advocacy licences, saying the profession has become "overcrowded" and the system is "crying for reforms".

Mar 02, 2016, 12:13 PM IST
Patiala House Court violence: SC to hear plea for action against lawyers today

Patiala House Court violence: SC to hear plea for action against lawyers today

Several journalists, as also Kanhaiya Kumar, who has been arrested on sedition charges, were assaulted in the court premises on February 15 and 17.

Feb 26, 2016, 08:35 AM IST

JNU row: SC to hear tomorrow plea for action against lawyers

The SC agreed to hear tomorrow a plea seeking contempt action against three lawyers who were allegedly caught on camera "bragging and boasting" that they had beaten up JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar.

Feb 25, 2016, 12:23 PM IST
Sting video claims lawyers thrashed JNUSU prez Kanhaiya Kumar in police lock-up

Sting video claims lawyers thrashed JNUSU prez Kanhaiya Kumar in police lock-up

JNU students union president Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on sedition charges for allegedly raising anti-India slogans. 

Feb 23, 2016, 21:51 PM IST

JNU stir: Three lawyers summoned by police fail to appear before it

 None of the three lawyers, who were summoned by Delhi Police in connection with the January 15 attack on journalists, students and teachers of JNU in Patiala House court, appeared before the police.

Feb 18, 2016, 00:14 AM IST

Watch: Fast N Facts @ 4:00 PM- Part II

-Lawyers in Lucknow showing wrath after a lawyer's death -
-Research on the death of a student of Ranchi.
To know more watch the full video.

Feb 10, 2016, 19:44 PM IST

Lucknow: Lawyers on rampage after advocate's murder

Lawyers of the Allahabad High Court’s Lucknow bench went on the rampage on Wednesday, torching a state transport bus and vandalising several vehicles after the body of their colleague bearing injur

Feb 10, 2016, 19:41 PM IST
All India Bar Examination 2015 (AIBE IX) on December 13 - Check out key dates

All India Bar Examination 2015 (AIBE IX) on December 13 - Check out key dates

The All India Bar Examination (AIBE) IX will be conducted on December 13 this year.

Oct 20, 2015, 12:41 PM IST

Lok Sabha passes bill on pecuniary jurisdiction, lawyers call off strike

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed a bill to increase the pecuniary jurisdiction of the Delhi High Court, prompting lawyers in the national capital to call off their two-week-old strike.

Aug 05, 2015, 22:13 PM IST

Protesting lawyers siege Naveen Jindal

Angered by Naveen Jindal's lawyer being present for the hearing during the strike, lawyers protesting outside Patiala House Court surround Naveen Jindal.

Aug 04, 2015, 13:11 PM IST

Over 1 lakh lawyers abstain from work in Bihar

 More than one lakh advocates across Bihar including those in the Patna High Court abstained from work on Wednesday in support of their demand to allow state vigilance in subordinate judiciary to curb 'prevailing corruption.'

Jul 15, 2015, 16:21 PM IST

Thousands of lawyers abstain from work in Bihar

Thousands of lawyers in Bihar on Wednesday abstained from work, protesting against the lack of initiative by the Patna High Court on their demand to allow unrestricted entry of vigilance officials into the premises of subordinate courts.

Jul 15, 2015, 14:17 PM IST