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Sep 23, 2019
Bar Council of India writes to CJI, draws his attention to NLSIU student protest over delay in VC appointmentThe Bar Council of India on Monday wrote to the Chief Justice of India seeking his attention to the protest by National Law School of India University students against delay in appointing a vice-chancellor.
May 07, 2019
If one analyses how complainant dealt with police, courts, they will find something fishy': BCI on CJI sexual harassment caseThe Bar Council of India has opined that there was 'something fishy' in the sexual harassment charged levelled against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi by a former employee of the Supreme Court.
Jan 18, 2019
CJI Ranjan Gogoi administers oath of office to justices Dinesh Maheshwari, Sanjiv Khanna as Supreme Court judges amid collegium rowThe elevation of Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna got mired in a major controversy after the five-member collegium headed by Ranjan Gogoi recommended their names while revoking its 12 December, 2018 decision.
Jan 16, 2019
Bar Council of India protests Supreme Court Collegium's decision to recommend Justice Sanjeev Khanna's elevationThe Bar Council of India (BCI) on Wednesday protested the Supreme Court collegium's recommendation to elevate Justice Sanjeev Khanna of the Delhi High Court to the apex court by superseding several other judges and termed the decision as "whimsical and arbitrary".
May 04, 2018
Bar Association of India press conference updates: CJI Dipak Misra delivers first public speech after impeachment rowThe Bar Association of India (BAI), a lawyers' body in India, will hold a press conference at 3.30 pm on Thursday to discuss their take on the "crisis being faced by Indian Judiciary."
Apr 26, 2018
Kathua rape case: Lawyers' body did not obstruct police from filing chargesheet, BCI panel tells SCA Bar Council of India (BCI) panel on Thursday told the Supreme Court that the local lawyers' body in Kathua had not obstructed police
Apr 16, 2018
Kathua rape case: Jammu High Court Bar Association members resume work after suspending agitation seeking CBI probeThe Jammu High Court Bar Association (JHCBA) resumed work after staying away from courts for 12 days in support of their various demands including handing over the Kathua rape and murder case to CBI
Apr 15, 2018
BCI asks Jammu, Kathua lawyers' associations to end strike; five-member team to probe charges of misconductBar Council of India (BCI) asked the Jammu and Kathua bar associations to call off their strike and decided to send a five-member team headed by a former high court chief justice to investigate the alleged incident of misconduct on part of the lawyers there in connection with the Kathua rape-murder case
Apr 02, 2018
Bar Council of India's restrictions on lawyer-parliamentarians show it is abdicating responsibility, kowtowing to powerful“Without an independent Bar, it would be futile and fanciful to think about an independent judiciary,” said senior advocate Indira Jaising at a recent public talk on the crisis that India’s topmost judiciary is facing. She went on to trenchantly criticise the Supreme Court Bar Association and the Bar Council of India (BCI) for their hostility towards public-interest lawyers Prashant Bhushan and Dushyant Dave, who have been crusading for judicial independence and accountability.
Jan 15, 2018
Supreme Court judges' rebellion: Bar Council of India says crisis has been resolved internallyThe Bar Council of India (BCI) on Monday said the crisis, which had erupted after four top Supreme Court judges came out openly against allocation of cases, has been resolved.