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Delhi lawyers form new welfare council


July 30th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Delhi lawyers have formed a coordination council to deal with their fraternity's issues related to housing, insurance and creation of a welfare fund, a lawyer ... Read more...

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Lawyers strike hits court work on day two


July 12th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Court proceedings across the country were hit for the second day Thursday as around 1.7 million lawyers boycotted courts on the Bar Council of India's ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court lawyers join strike


July 12th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Lawyers of the Delhi High Court Thursday abstained from attending the court and joined a two-day strike called by the Bar Council of India (BCI) ... Read more...

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Nationwide lawyers’ strike badly hits court proceedings (Roundup)


July 11th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Work in courts across the country was badly affected Wednesday as around 17 lakh lawyers joined a two-day strike called by the Bar Council ... Read more...

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Lawyers’ strike cripples judicial work in northeast


July 11th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/Agartala, July 11 (IANS) Judicial activities in the lower and high courts in all the eight northeastern states were severely affected Wednesday as lawyers abstained from work to protest ... Read more...

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1.4 lakh Maharashtra, Goa lawyers join all-India strike (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) All higher and lower courts across Maharashtra and Goa wore a deserted look Wednesday as around 1.4 lakh lawyers joined the two-day nation wide strike ... Read more...

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Delhi lawyers observe strike on bar council’s call


July 11th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) City lawyers Wednesday joined the two-day strike called by the Bar Council of India (BCI) to protest a proposed legislation that could affect its autonomy ... Read more...

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Maharashtra, Goa lawyers on strike


July 11th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) About 1.40 lakh lawyers in Maharashtra and Goa Wednesday joined the two-day all-India strike to protest the entry of foreign law institutes and universities and a ... Read more...

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SC restrains RBI on approval to foreign law firms (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday restrained the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) from granting permission under the foreign exchange provisions to overseas law firms for setting ... Read more...

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Introspect, Ansari urges legal profession


May 5th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 5 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari Saturday urged the legal profession to introspect on expediting the dispensation of justice.Addressing the golden jubilee celebrations of the Bar Council ... Read more...

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Justice Katju for regulating social media


April 18th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Press Council of India Chairperson Justice Markandey Katju Wednesday called for regulating social media, saying it would prevent unpleasant material from making it into ... Read more...

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Delhi lawyers strike work against bills (Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Delhi lawyers Friday observed a day-long strike as part of the Bar Council of India's nationwide protest against two bills, including one which they claim ... Read more...

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Delhi lawyers strike work against bills


January 20th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Delhi lawyers Friday observed a day-long strike as part of the Bar Council of India's nationwide protest against two bills, including one which they claim ... Read more...

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Delhi’s lower court lawyers to strike work Jan 20


January 19th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Delhi lawyers will observe a strike Jan 20 as part of the Bar Council of India's nationwide protest against two bills, said the Delhi Bar ... Read more...

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Bar council slams bill on legal education


January 9th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The central government's proposed Higher Education and Research Bill, 2011 was Monday criticised by the Bar Council of India (BCI), regulator of legal profession and ... Read more...

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Lawyer questioned for criticising Shivani case judge (Lead)


October 24th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday sought a reply from lawyer Ashok Arora on a plea seeking contempt proceedings against him for criticising the judge ... Read more...

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Experts differ with Jan Lokpal bill provisions


September 25th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Some of the experts appearing before a parliamentary panel scrutinising the Lokpal bill Saturday expressed reservations over the Jan Lokpal bill of Anna Hazare, ... Read more...

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Lokpal panel hears Aruna Roy


September 23rd, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Social activist Aruna Roy presented her views on the Lokpal bill Friday before the parliamentary standing committee on law and justice headed by Congress spokesperson ... Read more...

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Lokpal panel to hear CVC, Aruna Roy


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Central Vigilance Commissioner Pradeep Kumar, National Advisory Council member Aruna Roy and Loksatta president Jayaprakash Narayan will give their views on the Lokpal Bill ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi was biggest loss of faith: Kiran Bedi


September 16th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Team Anna leader Kiran Bedi Friday criticized Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for what she said was his "disappointing role" in the campaign against corruption. ... Read more...

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Bill that will allow foreign law firms through back door (Comment)


August 18th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Relatively unnoticed amid the scams and agitations haunting the government, Law Minister Salman Khurshid set a time bomb ticking. Earlier this month, exactly 50 years after the Advocates Act, a bill ... Read more...

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Advocates told to uphold dignity of court


May 9th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said it was the responsibility of the judges, advocates and the court staff to maintain the "integrity and sanctity" of the ... Read more...

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CBI books two Bar Council officials for bribe-taking (Lead)


April 19th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), April 19 (IANS) Two senior officials of Bar Council of India (BCI) and the vice-chairman of a law college were booked for conspiring to ensure affiliation of the ... Read more...

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Bar council to upload budding lawyers’ exam results


March 14th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Bar Council of India (BCI) Monday told the Delhi High Court that it will place on its website the statement of marks for candidates ... Read more...

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Apex court nod to probe against former Tamil Nadu Bar Council head


January 31st, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday cleared the decks for an inquiry by the Bar Council of India against suspended chairman of the Tamil Nadu Bar Council (TNBC) R.K. ... Read more...

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Sibal claims no wrong as apex court, Joshi slam 2G remark (Roundup)


January 21st, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) On a day of charges and rebuttals, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal was rebuked by the Supreme Court Friday for his remarks that the official auditor was ... Read more...

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Top law official suspended, Raja denies wrongdoing (Lead)


December 7th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) The Madras High Court Tuesday ordered the suspension of the Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry Bar Council chairman on charges of trying to influence a judge in a case ... Read more...

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Top law official suspended, Raja denies wrongdoing


December 7th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) The Madras High Court Tuesday ordered the suspension of the Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry Bar Council chairman on charges of trying to influence a judge in a case ... Read more...

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Conditional practicing licence for Gujarat law graduates


November 29th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) The law graduates of Gujarat will now get licence to practice in courts without having to clear the professional test conducted by the Bar Council of India (BCI).Bar ... Read more...

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Common exit exam for medical graduates soon


November 16th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Tuesday said the central government is contemplating holding a common exit exam for medical graduates based upon the recommendations of the Medical ... Read more...

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All India Bar Examination mandatory for law graduates to practice in India


October 15th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): The Bar Council of India (BCI) has made All India Bar Examination (AIBE) mandatory for all law graduates, who have passed in the academic year 2009-10 to ... Read more...

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Bar Council to hold mandatory test for budding lawyers


October 15th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Bar Council of India (BCI) will hold, in December, its first-ever mandatory test for law graduates seeking to begin professional practice, the law ministry said Friday."The ... Read more...

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No entry for foreign lawyers, bar council tells government


September 28th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Bar Council of India (BCI) has said no to the entry of foreign lawyers into the country but added that the decision is not final, the ... Read more...

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Law exam rules relaxed for women who delivered babies


July 13th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Two law students of Delhi University who could not log the minimum attendance required for passing their examination due to pregnancy got relief from the Delhi High ... Read more...

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Don’t worry, government tells UGC


June 24th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) With the National Commission for Higher Education and Research set to administer higher education in India, the government says officials of the existing regulators have nothing to ... Read more...

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