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Bar Council of India

AA Edit | Bold move on foreign lawyers

The BCI notification seeks to allay the fears of Indian lawyers about whether the decision will hit them directly

18 Mar 2023 12:33 AM

Delhi protests: Bar Council wants policeman who fired at lawyers arrested

BCI Chairman said no incident of violence involving lawyers, police and public will be tolerated and action will be taken against guilty.

06 Nov 2019 2:28 PM

SC issues notice to Centre, Bar Council on plea seeking security for women advocates

In the current scheme of things, there is no social security provided to the advocates either through bar councils or bar associations.

29 Jul 2019 2:52 PM

'Something is fishy': BCI on sexual harassment charges against CJI

The three-judge committee constituted to probe the allegations of sexual harassment against CJI Gogoi has cleared him of the charges.

07 May 2019 2:19 PM

Pull up ‘chowkidar’ lawyers: Complaint

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had added 'chowkidar' as a prefix to his Twitter handle which gained positive response.

25 Mar 2019 3:09 AM


‘Whimsical and arbitrary’: Bar Council on elevation of junior judges to SC

BCI said decision of 5-member collegium headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi was viewed by Bar and common man as 'unjust and improper'.

16 Jan 2019 8:58 PM

MU law academy to get own building in Kalina campus

Students were complaining about the lack of facilities provided to them as per the promises made by the institute at the time of admission.

01 Jan 2019 3:32 AM

Lawmakers can practise in courts, rules SC, rejects plea seeking ban

SC said the Bar Council of India rules do not prohibit lawmakers from practising as advocates.

25 Sep 2018 12:48 PM

Law students urge MU to nix 60:40 exam style

According to the students, this move will increase corruption and mismanagement at the college level.

06 Sep 2018 1:33 AM

SC refuses to allow pregnant student to appear in DU LLB exams

The student, who could not regularly attend classes due to an advanced stage of pregnancy, had sought its permission to appear in the exams.

23 May 2018 6:51 PM


Delhi HC questions DU, Bar on law students’ lack of attendance

PIL seeks nod for students to appear in semester exam.

16 May 2018 5:32 AM

No lawyer threatened Kathua rape victim's counsel: BCI rejects claims

The inquiry panel also rejected allegations that the police had been stopped from filing a chargesheet in court.

26 Apr 2018 5:24 PM

SC uprising: 7-member Bar Council team meets CJI, judges to resolve issue

Manan Kumar Mishra and Prabhakar said the judges were very receptive to the suggestion to resolve the issue.

14 Jan 2018 9:11 PM

Judicial uprising: 7-member Bar council to meet CJI, rebel judges today

In an unprecedented move, 4 senior SC judges held a press meet to protest against CJI Dipak Misra.

14 Jan 2018 2:55 PM

Don't want dirty linen washed in public, will talk to dissenting judges: Bar Council

The press meet called by 4 SC judges to criticize the CJI has 'shaken up the system', says Bar Council of India chairman.

13 Jan 2018 6:43 PM


Bar notice to Dushyant Dave over CJI remarks

The Bar Council of India has issued a notice to Mr Dave, seeking his reply in four weeks.

29 Sep 2017 2:51 AM

BCI gets advocates to go back to school, college

Lawyers will have to submit year-wise and semester-wise results of their law graduation and any other graduation.

28 Jun 2017 1:24 AM

Bar has not dealt with all DU claims on LLB seats: Delhi HC

The court told BCI that if the fees had been paid it should follow the rules and carry out the inspection.

08 Jun 2017 5:33 AM

AG quits Bar Council post after it supports one-day lawyers’ stir

According to sources, Mr Deo resigned on moral grounds after his opposition to the strike was struck down by the council.

02 Apr 2017 2:59 AM