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Delhi High Court voices concern over safety of people, says arsonist on the loose

The remarks were made by the court during the hearing of a petition relating to a woman lawyer's assault by the police in a stalking case against her in connection with a property dispute.


Allahabad High Court voices reservation over new panel of government lawyers

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.

Lawyers without power, thanks to pending bill of Rs 4.65 lakh

The DBA has urged the Building Committee of the Punjab and Haryana High Court to issue no-objection certificates (NOCs) to the lawyers so that they can apply for the new connections.

Political ideology of lawyers key to promotion, says survey

The Supreme Court and state high courts designate eligible lawyers as senior, either suo motu or after inviting applications

JNU row: SC agrees to consider plea for action against lawyers

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.


Attack at Patiala House court: Indian Express journalists recount the assault

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.

Lawyers’ outfit launches move to prevent radicalisation of Muslim youth

With the help of 10,000 members, the association hopes to identify youth prone to radicalisation and prevent them from joining the IS

Supreme Court: Review rules to ensure lawyers are fit to conduct full trial

Can there be a method to ensure a lawyer is physically and mentally fit to go the whole hog in conducting a trial? Appropriateness of lawyers’ health has been brought into the spotlight by the Supreme Court, as it noted lawyers’ fitness has a direct bearing on the interest of justice as well as society. […]

Striking lawyers reject Chief Justice’s plea to call off strike

Agitation for a bench of Bombay HC in Pune enters its 13th day.

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Patiala court scuffle is attack on India’s democracy: Farooq

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.

Kanhaiya roughed up by lawyers in Patiala court

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.