Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
TopicBar association

Topic: bar association

Rajasthan HC judges ‘strike work for half day’ after bar association boycotts sitting judge 

The stand-off between judges & the High Court Bar Association stems from a case related to alleged attack on a lawyer by his neighbour.

Lawyers urge Amit Shah to take action against Delhi Police raid at Mehmood Pracha’s office

The lawyers said that Delhi police did not inform the Bar Association/Bar Council representatives in advance, as per the mutual consensus.

Supreme Court to begin physical hearing of cases in limited manner, releases SOP

Physical hearing of matters may begin in three courtrooms and the number may be increased or reduced depending on the situation, the SOP issued by secretary general Kalgaonkar said.

Gujarat HC bar chief apologises for accusing registry of corruption, says he got ‘carried away’

Gujarat High Court Bar Association president Yatin Oza was stripped of his senior advocate status last month for levelling corruption allegations against the high court registry.

Not poor work conditions, not lawyers’ assault, something else hurt Delhi Police more

Clearly, a section of society sits comfortably above the law while its most visible upholders become easy targets. Nobody’s heart bleeds for police.

Kathua lawyers cry victimisation, blame media for blacking out their side of the story

Their statement came the same day the Supreme Court sought their response on the incident and warned lawyers against disrupting the process of law

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Dear Oxfam, stop looking for inequality in India, go back to distributing blankets

Oxfam India's 2022 report titled makes sweeping recommendations to fight 'extreme inequality', including reintroducing a ‘wealth tax’. Oxfam, leave economics alone.
Bottles of sunflower oil at a plant in Alekseyevka, Russia | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

India to look at Brazil, Russia for sunflower oil as invasion threat looms over Ukraine

Ukraine is India's biggest supplier of sunflower oil. Any escalation in Russia-Ukraine tension is likely to hit edible oil prices in the country as 70% of its requirement is imported.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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