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Pakistani lawyer ends protest after army reassures Shiites

Sunni extremists view Shiites as apostates, and have carried out scores of attacks over the past two decades that have killed thousands of them.

Supreme Court restrains lawyer from practising for a month

Advocate Mohit Chaudhary on April 7 had mentioned the matter before a bench headed by the CJI (Chief Justice of India) and alleged that it was directed to be listed on that day itself but in a "manipulated way", it was listed before a special bench.

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Weak and all alone, 73-year-old lawyer knocks on HC door for support

Court directs Bar Council to give Rs 5,000 as immediate relief, asks government to find out if there are schemes for abandoned or childless senior citizens like her.

Lawyers protest at law minister D V Sadananda Gowda’s house, announce march

The lawyers, who began their protest at 8.30 am outside Gowda’s residence, were invited by the minister to discuss the issue at his residence.

Lawyers stay off HC in solidarity with murdered colleague in Allahabad

On Mar 11, lawyer Nabi Ahmed was shot dead inside district court premises in Allahabad allegedly by sub-inspector .

Police get nod to arrest lawyer booked for FB post

The police have still not arrested the accused, saying that the matter is still being investigated.

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Casting coup

Irrfan to play a suspended cop, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, a lawyer and John Abraham, a gangster in a special role in Sanjay Gupta’s Jazbaa

Johnny Lever plays a lawyer in Entertainment

For actor Johnny Lever, who was last seen in the Sunny Deol starrer Singh Sahab The Great, the Akshay Kumar and Tamannaah Bhatia starrer Entertainment will be the first release of 2014

Held at IGI airport, NYPD officer holed up in hotel

Arrested with bullets - Not a retaliation to Khobragade incident, says his lawyer.

'IAS officer and wife of Delhi power secy among those who invested in tax haven'

They are among 612 Indians whose names were published in a global media exposé.

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Patiala Court scuffle accused lawyer joins investigation

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Lawyer Vikram Chauhan accused in the Patiala House Court scuffle reached Tilak Marg police station in the national capital on Wednesday to join the investigation. He said the allegations levelled on him are yet to be proved and he has full faith in the law. He also added that the media is trying to glorify the person who raised ‘anti-national’ slogans.

SC declines to hear Kanhaiya’s bail plea

New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain the bail plea of JNU Students' Union president Kanhaiya Kumar and asked him to approach the Delhi High Court in this regard. The apex court also noted that it would not be appropriate in its precedence to hear the matter. Advocate RP Luthra said the Supreme Court declined to hear bail plea of JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar. Kanhaiya on Thursday moved a petition before the apex court, seeking his release from police custody under Article 32 of the Constitution.

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SC declines to hear Kanhaiya’s bail plea

New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain the bail plea of JNU Students' Union president Kanhaiya Kumar and asked him to approach the Delhi High Court in this regard. The apex court also noted that it would not be appropriate in its precedence to hear the matter. Advocate RP Luthra said the Supreme Court declined to hear bail plea of JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar. Kanhaiya on Thursday moved a petition before the apex court, seeking his release from police custody under Article 32 of the Constitution.

Don’t popularise JNU convicts: Lawyer

New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): Lawyer Vikram Singh Chauhan, who was present in the group that assaulted Jawaharlal University Student’s Union president Kanhaiya Kumar at the Patiala House Courts on Wednesday, said that immense publicity is portraying anti-national students as national heroes. He asserted that the lawyers community will not tolerate anybody indulging in anti-national activities.

SC gives nod to govt. formation in Arunachal

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): In a major setback to the Congress, the Supreme Court on Thursday vacated the status quo order of maintaining President's Rule in Arunachal Pradesh, thereby giving its nod to government formation in the state. After going through High Court and assembly records, the Supreme Court decided that it doesn't see any reason to interfere with HC order at this stage. Lawyer Satyapal Singh said the SC has transferred the case of revocation of 12 suspended MLA's to Guwahati High Court.

Kanhaiya’s hearing should be adjourned: SC panel

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the present bail hearing of JNU students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar should be adjourned under the present circumstances and formed a panel of five senior lawyers to find out the present situation in the Patiala House Court. Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan said despite the SC order, they received information at around 2'o clock that some lawyers had indulged in beating up some lawyers, some journalists.

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Agitated lawyers protest outside Patiala House Court

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Lawyers on Wednesday raised ‘Vande Mataram’ and ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ slogans to protest against the anti-national slogans raised inside the Patiala House court premises by the students agitated over the arrest of JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar. Lawyer Vikram Chauhan said people who raised “Pakistan Zindabad” slogans have been made heroes by the media and when they are protesting against it then why are they being called ‘gundas’. Chauhan added they responded only when students tried to beat the lawyers and tear their clothes, adding that they did not hit anyone.

Lawyer says not ashamed of sloganeering in Supreme Court

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Lawyer Rajeev Tadac, who allegedly raised ‘Vande Mataram’ and ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ slogans during a hearing in the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, said he is not ashamed of doing so. However, Tadac apologised in the court after being reprimanded by a judge. The lawyer, along with his colleagues, had disrupted the Supreme Court proceeding regarding journalists and students being thrashed by BJP leaders outside the Patiala House Court on Monday.

SC directs RBI to submit loan defaulters list

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): After the hearing of a public-interest litigation (PIL) against public sector organisation Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (HUDCO), lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday informed that the Supreme Court has directed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to submit details of all the private companies who have more than Rs 500 crore in outstanding dues. The state-owned HUDCO is mandated with building affordable housing and carrying out urban development.

Lawyers protest turn violent in Lucknow

Lucknow, Feb 10 (ANI): Following the death of a lawyer in Lucknow, hundreds of lawyers in the capital city of Uttar Pradesh went on a rampage to protest against the alleged murder of an advocate of the Allahabad High Court. The violent mob destroyed dozen of vehicles and set two buses and a building on fire. A lawyer, Shravan Verma, was allegedly murdered in the Naka area of Lucknow. An FIR has been registered by the local police and three arrests have been made in connection with the case.

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