Bar Council of India: News

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.

05 May 2019


Everything wrong with CJI Ranjan Gogoi sexual harassment case

The Supreme Court of India has become the center of controversy ever since a former employee of the apex court leveled allegations of sexual harassment against the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.

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.

24 May 2018


Pregnant? Can't continue studies normally then, SC rules

There's a right time for everything, and considering Indian courts' verdicts, getting pregnant during college isn't it.

14 Jan 2018


SC Bar Council: PILs only before CJI or collegium

In a first, four senior-most SC judges slammed Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra for the way he allocated cases and his overall administration of the judiciary.

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.