Supreme Court Bar Association

Type: Organization
Name: Supreme Court Bar Association
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Renaming of SC Library: SCBA resolves to name library as “SCBA Library II” after Mukul Rohatgi, AMNew

After the highly public spat between the Supreme Court Bar Association and Senior Advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi, it appears that the issue has been resolved with the SCBA deciding to rename the library as “Supreme Court Bar Association Library No. I ... [Published Bar & Bench - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Establishment to decide results of Midterm polls: Asma Lawyers' leader says PPA not good for forces also

Naimat KhanKARACHI: Leader of Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and former president Supreme Court Bar Association, Asma Jahangir Friday said that Protection of Pakistan Act (PPA) had many flaws and it was not good for the security forces even.She expressed ... [Published Frontier Post - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

PM wants peaceful solution to Azadi March issue

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif wants to politically tackle the challenge arising from the PTI’s Azadi March in Islamabad on August 14.He has given the task to important ministers to contact the PTI leaders. Sources said the government ministers ... [Published The News International - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 2 reports

7/19/2014: Front Page: SC library won’t be renamed now

New Delhi: The controversy surrounding the re-naming of a library inside the SC appears to have blown over. Senior advocates Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Mukul Rohatgi wrote a joint letter to the Supreme Court Bar Association objecting to its move to... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Naming-renaming SC Library

Dear Editor,It was indeed an ugly and undignified controversy generated on re-naming of Supreme Court library after another eminent legal luminary in place of earlier named after another eminent legal luminary. It is rather an insult to a deceased person ... [Published Kashmir Times - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

CJI recalls his days in Bihar, fighting backlog

Affording a rare insight into a judge's constant struggle against case backlog, Chief Justice of India R.M. Lodha said his defining fight against pendency began when he took charge as the Chief Justice of Patna High Court in 2008.The CJI delved into his ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

More Working Hours Can Bring Success, Says CJI

NEW DELHI: Chief Justice of India R M Lodha on Monday expressed his concern over the increasing pendency of cases and said his proposal of increasing court’s working hours was tried and tested, and lawyer’s body should rethink the same.Justice Lodha said ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Vote count to begin early today

KATHMANDU, JUL 12 -The counting of votes for new leadership at the ongoing ninth General Convention of the CPN-UML is set to begin at 8am on Sunday.Counting supposed to start at 3pm on Saturday was delayed after members of the party’s election commission ... [Published Kathmandu Post - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Acharya of democratic alliance at the SCBA helm

KATHMANDU: The Supreme Court lawyers cast their votes today to elect a new leadership for the Supreme Court Bar Association. Senior advocate Narahari Acharya was elected new Supreme Court Bar Association president. Acharya of democratic alliance secured ... [Published Himalayan Times - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

'Hands off our judges!' Apex Court and NDA on a collision course as CJI condemns Subramanium's treatment

| Updated: 18:49 EST, 1 July 2014The Narendra Modi government has been red-flagged by none less than the Chief Justice of India R.M. Lodha.On Tuesday, the Chief Justice virtually accused the Centre of interfering with judiciary's independence over the ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 7 reports

UN names advisors for Sri Lanka war probe

Martti Ahtisaari, the former Finnish president and Nobel laureate, will serve as an advisor to an international probe into alleged war crimes during the final stages of Sri Lanka's civil war, the UN has said.Ahtisaari, who won the 2008 Nobel Peace Prize ... [Published Al Jazeera - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Chief Justice tells lawyers to sort out ideological differences

KATHMANDU: Chief Justice Damodar Prasad Sharma today assured some lawyers representing the Supreme Court Bar Association that lawyers would be appointed judges in the apex court if the bar bodies resolved the political and ideological disputes. “I shall ... [Published Himalayan Times - Jun 24 2014]

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"India is an important country in this regard, but India has rejected entry. Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Maldives are in a similar stance, they are not willing to provide support for a suggestion brought on an individual country. They will want to conduct investigations in a country that is close to Sri Lanka, since they cannot enter Sri Lanka" Dr. Mahanamahewa has said
"The primary object of the Supreme CourtSupreme Court Bar Association is to promote and protect the privileges, interests and dignity of the Association. We have both spent an entire lifetime in the Bar and neither of us appreciates in the least this highly avoidable controversy" the letter laments
"My distinguished brother Mr. Justice Prasad was my senior-most judge at the Patna High Court" the CJI said
Shekhar said: "There is a buzz in the corridors of the apex court that Justice Prasad is set to become Lokpal."

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Delay questioned but lens on judiciary welcomed [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 22 2014]
India refuses visa to UN team probing Sri Lanka [Published Colombo Page - Jul 21 2014]
Renaming of SC Library: SCBA resolves to name l... [Published Bar & Bench - Jul 21 2014]
Don’t name SC library after any individual, Sin... [Published Times of India - Jul 21 2014]
PTI urged to resolve election issues via Parlia... [Published Pakistan Observer - Jul 20 2014]
Establishment to decide results of Midterm poll... [Published Frontier Post - Jul 19 2014]
PM wants peaceful solution to Azadi March issue [Published The News International - Jul 19 2014]
'Judiciary not untouched by corruption' [Published The Hindu - Jul 19 2014]
7/19/2014: Front Page: SC library won’t be rena... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 19 2014]
7/19/2014: NATION: Singhvi, Rohatgi on same sid... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 19 2014]
Refusal to name war crimes probe team highlight... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jul 18 2014]
Singhvi Rohatgi on same side want SC library wi... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 18 2014]
Naming-renaming SC Library [Published Kashmir Times - Jul 16 2014]
SCBA bans interns from canteen: Comply or be em... [Published Legally India - Jul 16 2014]
Vetoing recommendations: Parliamentary panel se... [Published The Express Tribune - Jul 16 2014]
CJI recalls his days in Bihar, fighting backlog [Published The Hindu - Jul 15 2014]
J. CK Prasad in the running for Lokpal - SCBA V... [Published Bar & Bench - Jul 15 2014]
More Working Hours Can Bring Success, Says CJI [Published New Indian Express - Jul 15 2014]
RAISINA TATTLE: Vardhan chooses doctor as OSD [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 15 2014]
Increased working hours can work successfully: CJI [Published India TV - Jul 14 2014]
Increased workig hours can work successfully: CJI [Published Business Standard India - Jul 14 2014]
India against UNHRC probe in principle, says In... [Published Lankapuvath - Jul 14 2014]
Vote count to begin early today [Published Kathmandu Post - Jul 13 2014]
Acharya of democratic alliance at the SCBA helm [Published Himalayan Times - Jul 13 2014]
Cops give SC fuzzy report in woman lawyer assau... [Published Times of India - Jul 13 2014]
India’s position on UN team for Lanka clear, sa... [Published Gulf Times - Jul 12 2014]
July 5th: Jillani’s efforts to eradicate Zia’s ... [Published Pakistan Christian Post - Jul 12 2014]
India’s position on UN team for Sri Lanka clear... [Published The Hindu - Jul 11 2014]
SC tells SCBA: Access SC website on smart phone... [Published Legally India - Jul 11 2014]
Recruitment drive: Advocate UU Lalit confirmed ... [Published Legally India - Jul 11 2014]
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