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01 February 2018
SCOI Reports

Live Law reported:

Exclusive: In-House Committee To Resume Inquiry Against Two Sitting Orissa HC Judges Tomorrow | Live Law

The three-member in-house committee headed by Justice S.J. Vazifdar, Chief Justice of Punja

01 February 2018
SCOI Reports

The Indian Express reported:

Supreme Court crisis: No meeting held with CJI, judges propose roster reform panel | The Indian Express

A scheduled meeting between four senior judges of the Supreme Court, who went publ

31 January 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

However, this is still lower than what judges had been paid in real terms in 1957, as we and Mint had reported in 2015.

29 January 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

A Bar Council of India (BCI) sub committee consisting of Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHCBA) president Kirti Uppal and seven others opposed the Law Commission's recommendation that bar council elections should be replaced by nomination and called it an attempt similar to measures taken during India's 1975 constitutional emergency, reported Live Law.

25 January 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

The Bar Council of India (BCI) cancelled the sudden press conference that it had called unexpectedly to announce its action against advocates who “create ugly scenes in courts”.

25 January 2018
SCOI Reports

A sealed cover report by Patiala House had been submitted to the court blaming police lapses. Suffice it to say, no bar council disciplinary or other actions had been taken against the alleged assaulting lawyers.

The Hindu reported:

25 January 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

Following calls by a CPM party leader to impeach Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra, Kumar Shakti Shekhar explains that procedures are stacked against the impeachment of apex court judges, the lack of historical precedent in successful impea

25 January 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

NDTV.com reported:

Delhi High Court Advocates Protesting Attack Over Colleagues Abstain From Work

The executive committee of the Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHCBA) on Wednesday passed a resolution condemning t

25 January 2018
SCOI Reports

The Economic Times reported:

Supreme Court: Supreme Court to hear contempt pleas against Karni Sena on Jan 29

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud said that the

24 January 2018
SCOI Reports

With Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra, the nephew of former CJI Ranganath Misra, the Loya case having initially been transferred to Justice Arun Mishra, as well as Bar Council of India (BCI) chairman being Manan Kumar Mishra (and that Narendra Modi’s principal secretary Nripendra Misra had tried to meet the CJI after the rebellion), Ravikiran Shinde argues that the flood of Mishras in the news is a symptom of far too many Brahmins in the legal system and judiciary...

24 January 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

No bar council elections will be held in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, predicted Bar Council of India (BCI) member from Andhra Pradesh N Ramchander Rao, because of the political climate in the states since the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.

23 January 2018
SCOI Reports

Senior advocate Indira Jaising has requested the Supreme Court to amend its order to reflect that she did not agree to the transfer of Bombay high court petitions to the apex court, since she was not appearing on behalf of the Bombay high court petitioners but “reminded the court” that she would be intervening on behalf of Admiral Ramdas.

23 January 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

At a time when the judiciary is arguably facing its greatest internal crisis in decades, Bar Council of India (BCI) chairman Manan Kumar Mishra has struck again, noting in a letter that “the entire institution is becoming a mockery at the hands of only 3-4 such Advocates” (yes advocates!) who create “ugly scenes in the courts every day”.

23 January 2018
Bar, Bench & Litigation

15 state bar councils (SBCs) will go to polls between 15 March and 28 March, starting with Jharkhand and ending with eight other SBCs, according to the election schedule announced yesterday by the Bar Council of India (BCI), as reported by Live Law and by the Times of India.

23 January 2018
SCOI Reports

Live Law reported:

Hadiya Case: We Can't Question The Legitimacy Of An Adult Woman's Choice Of Marriage, Observes SC | Live Law

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice D. Y. Chandrachud and Jus

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