Lawyer moves Court seeking Sedition charges against Kangana Ranaut

Agra-based Lawyer Ramashankar Sharma moved a local court seeking registration of a sedition case against actor Kangana Ranaut over her comment that what India gained in 1947 was not Independence but ‘bheekh’ (alms). According to sources, the CJM (chief judicial magistrate) court in Agra sought a report from the New Agra police station in this … Read more

Allow Lawyers to argue their Cases fearlessly without any hindrance, rules HC [Read Order]

The Karnataka High Court in one of its recent order has made a case for fearless Advocacy and advised Adjudicatory Bodies to not to be too sensitive and appealed for a healthy environment for Advocates to put forth  their agruments without getting intimidated.  In dealing with the plea of petitioner-advocate, the Court expunged adverse remarks … Read more

सुप्रीम कोर्ट कॉलेजियम: नौ वकीलों समेत 14 को जज बनाने की सिफारिश, देश को मिल सकता है पहला समलैंगिक जज

सुप्रीम कोर्ट कॉलेजियम ने नौ वकीलों व तीन न्यायिक अधिकारियों को विभिन्न हाईकोर्ट में जज नियुक्त करने की फिर से सिफारिश की है। कॉलेजियम ने अधिवक्ता सौरभ किरपाल को भी दिल्ली हाईकोर्ट का जज बनाने के लिए केंद्र सरकार से सिफारिश की है। उनके नाम पर अनुमति मिलती है तो किरपाल किसी भी हाईकोर्ट में … Read more

Can a Lawyer be sued by Client for Deficiency in Service on loosing a Case, SC answers [Read Order]

The Supreme Court has answered a unique question raised via petition as to whether a client is allowed to seek compensation from his Lawyer upon loosing litigation through a legitimate forum on grounds of ‘deficiency in service.’ The Bench comprising of Justice M.R. Shah and Justice B.V. Nagarathna was dealing with a plea, in which the petitioner … Read more

Bar Members have right to know: Madras HC Lawyers write to SC Collegium against transfer of Chief Justice

Over 200 practising Advocates of the Madras High Court has written to Supreme Court Collegium seeking to know the reason as to why Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee has been transferred to Meghalaya High Court.  Expressing their discontentment with the decision, the Advocates pointed out in the letter that Justice Sanjib Banerjee had served Madras High Court as Chief Justice … Read more

Former Delhi HC Bar Association President convicted for assaulting lady Lawyer after 27 year

More than 27 years after, a Delhi Court has convicted Rajiv Khosla, a Former President of the Delhi High Court Bar Association, for the assault of a lady lawyer. The incident took place on August 5, 1994, against the complainant, Sujata Kohli, who was a lawyer at Tis Hazari Courts in the 1990s, and just retired … Read more

Aryan Khan Drug Case: Juhi Chawla signs Bail Bond of ₹1 lakh, Lawyer completes formalities

Actor Juhi Chawla, Shah Rukh Khan’s co-star in many movies, played an important part today in helping with his son Aryan Khan’s release from jail. She stood surety for Aryan Khan, who was asked to pay a bail bond of ₹ 1 lakh. That was crucial for the court to send release paperwork to Mumbai’s Arthur Road … Read more

Litigant on way to meet his Lawyer attacked just outside this High Court

A man involved in an attempt-to-murder case was injured after another person attacked him with a blade outside the Delhi high court in central Delhi on Thursday afternoon, police said. The attacker fled the crime scene, they added. One person, who was named in the complaint by the injured man, was detained for questioning in … Read more

Aryan Khan Drug Case: Consider reformation when accused is young, Lawyers cites HC Judgement

Reformation is to be considered when a drug-accused is young and lacking antecedents in any drug offences, the Bombay High Court recently observed while granting bail to a duo arrested in June following a police raid on a private bungalow in Igatpuri. It was this judgment that Aryan Khan’s lead counsel, Amit Desai, and Satish … Read more

Serious Allegation: Supreme Court denies bail to Lawyer accused of having links with ISIS

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court termed as ‘serious’ the allegations against a jailed Surat-based lawyer that he was having links with terror outfit ISIS and refused to grant bail to him in the case. A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana, however, took note of the fact that the accused Ubed Ahmed has been in … Read more