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Bar Council of India stays order of Bar Council of Punajb, Haryana

September 05, 2021 4:31 am

On August 25 this year, the election tribunal of the Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana, while staying the poll of the DBA Chandigarh, had ordered the returning officer to hold fresh polls within a period of one month.

BCI extends AIBE XVI registration deadline

July 19, 2021 9:27 am

As per AIBE 16 dates, although the application window will close on August 14, the last date for payment of the application fee is August 20. The exam date for the exam is yet to be announced. 

BCI sets up panel to decide method of exam for law students, no guidelines to be issued for intermediate or final semester students

June 02, 2021 6:26 pm

The apex bar body said the committee was formed in view of requests of several students from across the country, including 273 from the Faculty of Law, Delhi University (DU).

Boycott of Chief Justice Court: BCI constitutes 7-member committee to meet CJ to resolve matter

May 11, 2021 11:22 pm

The BCI also requested the Chief Justice, Punjab and Haryana High Court, to hear the Committee, listen to their grievances and redress it as far as feasible.

BCI to SC: Rules scrapping 1-year LL.M programme effective from 2022-2023

February 12, 2021 10:18 am

Appearing for the BCI, Senior Advocate Vivek Tankha conveyed this to a bench headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde which recorded this in its order.

BCI allows law universities to conduct physical exam

November 01, 2020 8:34 pm

BCI also clarified that the students who appear but are unable to clear the exam will also get a chance to reappear in the fresh exams

As it rages against court’s critics, Bar Council does not speak for legal profession

June 05, 2020 9:39 am

Except in the world of Alice in Wonderland, the BCI does not speak for the legal profession in this country. Nothing else explains the grandiloquent comment: “Bar totally disapproves and deprecates such act.”

Bar Council of India urges Chief Justice Bobde to re-start courts from June 1

May 27, 2020 1:30 pm

In the letter, BCI Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra asserted that only 10 per cent of the cases are being heard these days despite the fact that there was an 80 per cent pendency of cases in trial courts.

BCI resolution against SC bar body decision to suspend secy

May 12, 2020 1:03 am

“This purported order of the BCI is wholly illegal, unauthorised, unlawful and perverse. It is a direct attack on independence of Bar Associations across the country, not just on the SCBA,” SCBA president Dushyant Dave said.

Bar members seek restraint: Strike must end now

November 06, 2019 5:35 am

Senior advocate and former president of the Supreme Court Bar Association, Vikas Singh, condemned the violence and call for strike by lawyers, although he added that “the initial provocation seems to be done by the police”.


Bar Council of India condemns attack on journalists

February 18, 2016 9:10 am

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): The Bar Council of India has condemned the attack on journalists outside the Patiala House Court complex and sought a report from the Patiala House Court Bar Council in this regard. Bar Council of India Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra on Thursday said it is shocking and they apologise from the journalists. He added, “I seek apology not only from the media people, but also from Kanhaiya Kumar. He has now clarified the things and he has been beaten by lawyers and others.” The Bar Council of India chairman said that a committee headed by a former judge of the High Court has been constituted to look into the matter.