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Delhi Bar Association

27 March 2017

Bar Council of India (BCI) chairman Manan Kumar Mishra has called for a nationwide lawyers’ strike on 31 March after meeting with Delhi bar associations, Live Law reported Mishra as saying yesterday.

22 March 2017

The Delhi Bar Association (DBA), in what it claims would be a delegation of “thousands of lawyers”, plans to march from Rohini district court to the Bar Council of India (BCI) office tomorrow (23 March) demanding the resignation of BCI chairman Manan Kumar Mishra over Mishra’s resolution that seeks to fine lawyers heavily for professional misconduct.

27 July 2015

Does a time of peace and prosperity lie ahead for the bar?Things promised to return to normal in the Delhi high court on Monday after high-stakes drama last week, when the members of DHCBA received message through the newly formed SMS handle DHCBAS declaring that the strike was suspended.

18 March 2015

Rajiv Khosla (l.) and Abhijat Bal (r.)This week in Mint, Legally India dove into the complicated and fascinating politics of the Delhi bar.

17 March 2015

The Delhi Bar Association has called for today’s Delhi district court strike to be extended by another two to three days to protest the government’s deferring of the bill increasing the pecuniary jurisdiction of district courts.

SMS messages from the Delhi Bar Association to members stated, with conflicting end dates for the strike, said:

As Govt betrayel the lawyers on the issue of Pecuniary Jurisdisdiction. Complete strike will continue till 20 March in all Dist Courts. Pls cooperate. DD Sharma


R/M the coordination committee has unanimously decided to observe complete strike till 19-03-15 against the non implementation of pecuniary jurisdiction of Rs 2 cr


On the issue of P.J. Lawyers shall observe complete strike on18 & 19.3.15. and Gherao of law min on 19.3.15 at 8 AM at 1 Tyag raj Marg.Nr teenmurti.  RKWadhwa

The DBA called for a one day strike yesterday.

Legally India reported on the politics behind pecuniary jurisdiction today in an in-depth report in Mint.

03 February 2015

Bar associations in Delhi denied news reports that stated that “a mob of 400-500 people claiming to be lawyers attacked Bharatiya Janata Party chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi's office” in her East Delhi constituency.

05 September 2013

Delhi’s Tis Hazari district court lawyers yesterday boycotted work to protest against allegedly inflated electricity bills for power supplied to their chambers. The Delhi Bar Association (DBA) has demanded a roll back of the bills and to have them resent as domestic instead of non-domestic supply bills, reported the Times of India.

DBA honorary secretary Nitin Ahlawat said:

“The strike is against the high-handedness of Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDA) and the indifferent attitude of the government of NCT of Delhi. The Executive Committee of Delhi Bar Association strongly condemns the illegal attitude and style of working of TPDDL. This private electricity company has unilaterally and without any notice to lawyers (consumers) had changed the tariff of electricity bills of lawyers chambers at Tis Hazari Courts, Delhi from domestic to non-domestic.”