Supreme Court Bar Association

Type: Organization
Name: Supreme Court Bar Association
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Lawyers in lower courts to dress down for summer

Lawyers in subordinate courts do not have to bear the heat in coats and gowns from next summer, though their colleagues in the Supreme Court and the High Courts have not been granted that luxury.The Bar Council of India (BCI) has clarified that advocates ... [Published The Hindu - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Chief Justice urged to defer SC rules 2013

The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) has urged the Chief Justice of India to defer implementation of the amended SC rules, scheduled for August 19, in order to hold “effective and comprehensive” consultation with lawyers’ association.The apex court’s ... [Published Deccan Herald - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

SCBA "saddened" by unilateral formulation of Supreme Court Rules; Meets CJI, seeks

The office bearers of the Executive Committee of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) has met the Chief Justice of India, RM Lodha and sought deferment of the implementation of the Supreme Court Rules, 2013 citing failure to solicit views of the Bar. ... [Published Bar & Bench - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

SCBA calls general member vote to change constitution: Weed out youngsters & serial winners & losers

The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) has proposed changing its articles, with its general body due to vote on 12 August between 10am and 4pm, primarily amending who can stand for elections to become office bearers and executive committee members.The ... [Published Legally India - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Geo closure indirect violence on media independence: Asma

ISLAMABAD: Former president of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), Asma Jehangir, has said that closure of Geo TV is a violation of the Constitution and an indirect aggression against the independence of the media, which should be condemned.Talking ... [Published The News International - Jul 24 2014]
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 - 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 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]

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"The dress-code relaxation during summer is already available for lawyers in the subordinate courts. But the same is not applicable to advocates in the Supreme Court and the High Courts" BCI secretary J R Sharma said
"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
In his own address, Justice Prasad responded that "great judges are those who overreach the pressures of their time"

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Lawyers in lower courts to dress down for summer [Published The Hindu - 7 hours ago]
Chief Justice urged to defer SC rules 2013 [Published Deccan Herald - 9 hours ago]
SCBA "saddened" by unilateral formulation of Su... [Published Bar & Bench - Jul 27 2014]
SCBA calls general member vote to change consti... [Published Legally India - Jul 25 2014]
Septuagenarian law officers: Three serving AGs ... [Published The Express Tribune - Jul 24 2014]
Geo closure indirect violence on media independ... [Published The News International - Jul 24 2014]
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]
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