Bar Council Of India
India  /  Published 30.01.19

Seeing politics in verdict worst contempt: SC

The Supreme Court has chastised advocates for approaching the media to attribute “political colours” to judgments, saying it was the “gravest form of contempt” and that “such black sheep” ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.11.19

Lawyers protest outside Delhi district courts

Lawyers in all the six district courts in New Delhi abstained from work for the third consecutive day on Wednesday, protesting against the clash between advocates and the police at the Tis Hazari Cour...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.11.19

NCW seeks probe into attack on woman cop

The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Friday sought an immediate probe into the alleged attack on a senior woman police officer during the Tis Hazari Court complex clashes last week.In the violen...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.11.19

Bar council to lawyers: Don’t get bad name

The Bar Council of India (BCI) on Tuesday asked protesting lawyers at Delhi’s Tis Hazari courts to call off their indefinite strike and immediately resume work so that they do not become a “laughi...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.11.19

Lawyers, police clash in Delhi

Police and lawyers clashed on the premises of North Delhi’s Tis Hazari Courts on Saturday afternoon, with the cops allegedly opening fire in which a lawyer was injured. The Bar associations of the d...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 22.11.19

Experience norms proposed for lawyers

The Bar Council of India on Friday proposed a raft of rule changes, looking to ensure that cases are argued by lawyers with adequate experience and up-to-date knowledge and to weed out “criminal” ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.05.20

Bar council steps into praise row

The Bar Council of India on Monday “stayed” the suspension of Supreme Court Bar Association secretary Ashok Arora, who had attempted to get the association president Dushyant Dave removed for crit...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.12.19

Judge sorry over threat to advocate

The third senior-most Supreme Court judge, Justice Arun Mishra, on Thursday apologised “a hundred times” and “with folded hands” to the entire Bar if his comments on Wednesday threatening cont...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.06.20

Law colleges told to hold final exams online

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has asked all law universities to hold online examinations for final-year students in view of the pandemic, leaving students and lawyers worried about poor Internet conn...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.02.19

A democracy needs a proper space for public debate

The notion of propriety is now almost a myth. No civilization has written penal laws and rules for every conceivable act: that is why it is ‘civilized’. Britain does not even have a written Consti...
By The Editorial Board


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