Bar Council of India: News

25 Apr 2023

DY Chandrachud

Parents of LGBTQIA+ members write to CJI, seek 'marriage equality'

Parents of more than 400 LGBTQIA+ children have written an open letter to Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud asking him to consider the plea for marriage equality, reported CNBC.

15 Mar 2023

Law Ministry

BCI allows foreign lawyers to practice in India; conditions apply

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has approved foreign lawyers and law firms to practice in India, according to The Indian Express.

26 Sep 2021


We need 50% reservation for women in judiciary: CJI Ramana

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Sunday said that women are entitled to a 50% reservation in the judiciary, calling it their right.

23 May 2020

Delhi Police

Delhi: Thief rapes, attempts to murder, woman inside her home

Even as Delhi Police is manning the National Capital and barricades have been installed on almost every nook and corner, to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, crimes against women aren't stopping.

11 Nov 2019

Delhi Police

Tis Hazari violence: Talks with police 'fail', lawyers resume strike

The stand-off between lawyers in Delhi and cops is showing no signs of an end, with the former group confirming that they will resume strike on Monday.

08 Sep 2019

Rajiv Gandhi

Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani passes away. He was 95

Celebrated lawyer and former Union Law Minister Ram Jethmalani passed away on Sunday morning at his Delhi residence. He was 95.

25 Sep 2018


Supreme Court: Lawmakers can continue practising as lawyers

The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, ruled that lawmakers can continue to practice as lawyers.

10 Sep 2017


Celebrated lawyer Jethmalani retires after 70 years in service

The maverick lawyer who has astounded us with the cases he has taken up, Ram Jethmalani announced his decision to retire to the Bar Council of India. He will be stepping down on September 14.