India  /  Published 10.12.21

Sudha Bharadwaj walks free on bail

Lawyer and trade unionist Sudha Bharadwaj walked free on bail on Thursday after more than three years in prison in connection with the Elgaar Parishad case. Bharadwaj, 60, emerged from the Byculla wo...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.11.21

Rulings of judge tipped for shift

Justice Sanjib Banerjee, the Madras High Court chief justice who has been earmarked for transfer to Meghalaya in a decision that has prompted a protest by several lawyers, has delivered key judgments ...
By M.R. Venkatesh, Our Bureau in Chennai

India  /  Published 10.11.21

Lawyers told to call off strike, judge boycott

The Bar Council of India (BCI) on Tuesday directed the Delhi Bar Council to “forthwith” withdraw a strike and the boycott of a judge to protest the conviction of an advocate for assaulting...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Places  /  Published 27.10.21

Calcutta High Court lawyer attacked in Shibpur

A group of criminals allegedly attacked an advocate of Calcutta High Court in Howrah’s Shibpur on Tuesday morning, police said. The attack took place around 11.30am when Tanvir Alam stepped out...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.10.21

Lawyers march for a social cause

Dhanbad’s legal fraternity, including judicial officers, lawyers, court staff and para-legal volunteers along with school students took out a march to raise awareness about the aid being provide...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


India  /  Published 27.09.21

50% quota for women judges a right: CJI

He said women made up less that 30 per cent of the judges in the trial courts, 11.5 per cent in the high courts, and 11 per cent in the Supreme Court — that too after the recent induction of thr...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.09.21

Shootout: Lawyers demand probe

Lawyers' bodies in Delhi have demanded a probe into Friday's Rohini courtroom shootout, which killed three people including a gangster, and called for abstaining from work tomorrow to revise s...
By Our Bureau, PTI

India  /  Published 03.09.21

Lawyers speak up for farmers

The Delhi unit of the All India Lawyers’ Union on Thursday urged the Haryana government to order a judicial probe and take stern action against police and government officials, including the Kar...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.08.21

SCBA lists 48 SC advocates for HC

The Supreme Court Bar Association has recommended 48 apex court advocates for appointment as high court judges, a plea likely to be resented by the associations of high court advocates. Under current...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.08.21

SC slams lawyers over bulky docs

The Supreme Court Friday expressed displeasure over the set of bulky documents being filed before it in a matter and observed that voluminous materials are filed to terrorise the judges. A bench comp...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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