The state government had issued a list of 201 government lawyers on July 7 and had removed about 350 lawyers already working since the time of the Samajwadi Party government. The government had included about 44 lawyers of the previous regime.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to consider a plea seeking contempt action against three lawyers who were allegedly caught on camera bragging and boasting that they had beaten up JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar in police lock-up for three hours at the Patiala House Court complex here.
Two Indian Express journalists - Alok Singh andKaunain Sheriff - who were covering the sedition case against JNUSU president Kanhaiya Singh were assaulted by a group of lawyers at the Patiala House court complex on Monday afternoon.
Srinagar, Feb 18 (ANI): Condemning the JNU row, Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (NC) Patron Farooq Abdullah said that the scuffle between lawyers and students outside the Patiala House Court is an attack on India’s democracy. Farooq added that the entire JNU row has been exaggerated and the Vice Chancellor should have handled it himself. Meanwhile, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) founder Lalu Prasad Yadav accused the Delhi Police for being a mere spectator in the JNU row, alleging that they are acting on behalf of the Centre.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students' Union president Kanhaiya Kumar was on Wednesday roughed up allegedly by a group of lawyers when he was being produced in the Patiala House Court. Earlier, lawyers were seen raising slogans inside the court premises and beating up each other, including journalists.