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Lawyers elected as MPs or MLAs can practice in courts, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking to ban lawmakers from practising as advocates, saying that the Bar Council of India rules do not prohibit them.

Sep 25, 2018, 11:35 AM IST

Bar Council to send 5-member fact-finding team to report on Kathua rape case

This was announced by BCI chief Manan Mishra on Sunday.

Apr 15, 2018, 19:48 PM IST

Congress leaders Kapil Sibal, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Vivek Tankha barred from appearing in CJI Dipak Misra’s court

Three Congress leaders, who are also practicing lawyers, have been barred by the Bar Council of India to appear before the court of Chief Justice of India.

Apr 01, 2018, 08:56 AM IST

Foreign lawyers, firms cannot practice or open offices in India: Supreme Court

They can only advice Indian clients on a 'fly-in-fly-out' basis, the apex court held.

Mar 13, 2018, 11:54 AM IST

All well in Supreme Court? Attorney General, Bar Council say differences between judges resolved

The four judges had in a press conference stated that there were certain issues afflicting the country's highest court.

Jan 15, 2018, 13:27 PM IST

Will solution to Supreme Court crisis come today? Here are 10 developments so far

With the BCI scheduled to hold a presser on Monday afternoon, here's a quick look at the top developments so far

Jan 15, 2018, 07:20 AM IST

Bar Council of India panel discusses SC crisis with Justice Arun Mishra

A Bar Council of India panel today met Supreme Court judge Arun Mishra and discussed the crisis in the apex judiciary.

Jan 14, 2018, 20:38 PM IST

Bar Council of India terms SC judges' attack on CJI 'unfortunate'

Senior judges of the Supreme Court on Saturday had mounted a virtual revolt against the country's chief justice.

Jan 13, 2018, 19:11 PM IST

Judges vs CJI row: Bar Council says 'minor issue' did not require media spotlight

Bar Council of India Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra today said that the matter should have been sorted out internally rather than bringing it on a public platform.

Jan 13, 2018, 15:17 PM IST

AIBE XI 2018: Registration begins; admit card, exam date – Details inside

AIBE (XI) 2018 registration process began on September 1, 2017.

Sep 06, 2017, 13:53 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

Lawyers' strike hampers judicial work in national capital

The judicial work in the Delhi High Court and all the six district courts here was on Friday paralysed as lawyers abstained from work protesting a proposed Bill that bars advocates from holding agitation and makes them liable to compensate litigants if they go on strike.

Mar 31, 2017, 15:48 PM IST

Delhi lawyers join countrywide strike

The Bar Council of India called for a countrywide lawyers` strike on March 31, opposing the Law Commission`s recommendations.

Mar 31, 2017, 11:35 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

Train young lawyers to understand profession, ethics: CJI to BCI

Chief Justice of India JS Khehar on Friday urged the Bar Council of India to train young lawyers to make them understand the profession and its work ethics.

Jan 20, 2017, 21:53 PM IST

Decision on opening legal services for foreigners likely

Government is likely to take a decision soon on opening legal services for foreigners in a calibrated manner.

Sep 04, 2016, 13:17 PM IST

BCI gives DU one year time for complying with its conditions

Putting an end to the tussle between Delhi University and Bar Council of India (BCI) over reduction of seats in law courses, the legal education regulator announced today that the decision will be implemented from next academic session.

Aug 21, 2016, 21:55 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

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

Fake degree row: HC asks BCI & BCD to reply on Tomar's plea

 The Delhi High Court on Monday sought the response of Bar Council of India (BCI) and Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) on ex-law minister Jitender Singh Tomar's plea to close a case of fake degree against him on the ground that he was already facing prosecution in a criminal case on the same issue.

Aug 24, 2015, 19:17 PM IST