Remarks by Supreme Court Judge Arun Mishra praising PM Narendra Modi improper : Bombay Bar Association

The Bombay Bar Association on Thursday passed a resolution condemning senior judge of Supreme Court justice Arun Mishra for praising PM Narendra Modi at an international judicial conference last month. The resolution by the Bombay Bar Association comes on the heels of a similar one by the Supreme Court Bar Association. The resolution said that […]

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Judges row: SC to soon make public work allocation system

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra has examined suggestions from stakeholders to bring transparency in allocation of sensitive PILs to judges and is likely to bring in the public domain soon the system he is going to adopt for it, sources close to him said today. They said that the listing of two petitions demanding […]

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SC crisis: 4 retired judges write open letter to CJI

Four retired judges, including an ex-Supreme Court judge, today wrote an open letter to the chief justice of India, saying they agree with the issues raised by the four apex court judges over allocation of cases and the crisis needs to be resolved “within the judiciary”. The letter by former apex court judge P B […]

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R S Suri elected as SCBA president

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Senior advocates R S Suri and Ajit Kumar Sinha have been elected as President and vice-president respectively of the prestigious Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA). While Suri has been elected as the President after defeating senior advocate Vikas Singh by 19 votes, Sinha was elected as Vice-President for the second time leaving behind his colleague […]

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Increased workig hours can work successfully: CJI

Dispelling doubts of lawyers’ bodies on his proposal to increase court’s working hours to reduce pendency of cases, Chief Justice of India RM Lodha on Monday said that the proposal was successfully first tried in Patna High Court when he was heading it. Justice Lodha said that after getting Bar Associations of Patna High Court […]

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SCBA Election 2012: MN Krishnamani Won by 136 Votes

Here in Delhi Supreme Court bar association election 2012 (SCBA) has been done successfully after the victory of Senior Advocate MN Krishnamani. Senior advocate MN Krishnamani Won by 136 Votes in Supreme Court bar association election 2012. In between this elections (SCBA) president PH Parekh did not run for the Supreme Court Bar Association election […]

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Legal education will remain under purview of BCI: Khurshid

Law Minister Salman Khurshid today made it clear that legal education would remain within the purview of Bar Council of India, saying the apex lawyers’ body could decide best what is necessary in this area. His comments came in wake of strong opposition from the apex lawyers’ body about a proposed Bill of the HRD […]

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Supreme court sets terms for bar election

The Supreme Court Monday said that members of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) whose names do not figure in the final list of regular practitioners would not be entitled to either vote or contest the election for the office bearers of the apex body of lawyers.   ‘The members of the SCBA, whose names […]

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More accountability for judiciary recommended

As eminent jurists here recommended more accountability for the judiciary, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday said a clean judiciary was the right of every Indian, adding that judicial activism was right so long it concerned human rights and was not on the wrong side of the constitution. Speaking on ‘What Ails the Indian Judiciary’ at […]

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