The Supreme Court has expressed its anguish with the Bar Council of India (BCI) yet again for not being able to finalise norms for disciplinary action against lawyers who go on strike.
A Bench of Justice Dinesh Maheshwari and Justice Sanjay Kumar said that they would be left with any option but to directly impose punishments on lawyers guilty of boycotting court work.
Justice Maheshwari remarked
When the counsel for the BCI had sought more time to file a detail...
The Lok Sabha Secretariat has disqualified Rahul Gandhi from the House after a district court in Surat found the senior Congress leader guilty in a criminal defamation suit and slapped a two-year jail term on him.
Telangana has filed a plea in the Supreme Court alleging inaction by the governor regarding assent to several bills. Considering the general disillusionment with governors’ exercise of discretion, an out-of-the-box solution is needed.
The entry of the law firms from abroad could hit Indian lawyers and affect their income. Should there be an ombudsman to check their credentials and accounts and are Indian law firms needlessly worried?
At an event organised to celebrate International Women’s Day, the chief justice of India expressed a need to ensure zero tolerance for inappropriate behaviour and improper use of language against women. He will release a legal glossary in this regard.
The recent verdict of the Supreme Court on the disaster has laid bare the failings of the central government. It has also underlined the need for a strong commitment to environmental protection. The India Legal show on APN channel, hosted by the channel’s Editor-in-Chief, Rajshri Rai, sought opinions from legal experts and activists on the judgment. A report.
The Bombay High Court disposed of a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed alleging that duplicate tenders were fraudulently prepared and excess amount was paid to the contractor at the behest of the private respondent.
According to the Petitioner the vigilance enquiry was also conducted against the private respondent who was found guilty. Still the Maharashtra Housing Area and Development Authority (respondent no.1) went on promoting the private respondent to Chief ICT Officer. Further acti...