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The Bar Council of India is a statutory body established under the section 4 of advocates Act 1961 that regulates the legal practice and legal education in India.

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Delhi HC asks BCI to consider as representation plea seeking rules for attorney-client video conferencing
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Delhi HC asks BCI to consider as representation plea seeking rules for attorney-client video conferencing

The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Bar Council of India (BCI) to treat as a representation a plea seeking directions to form rules to govern the communication between attorney and client over video conferencing, which has been necessitated to be adopted in the present COVID-19 circumstances.

BCI seeks direction for Rs 3 lakh interest-free loan to lawyers
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BCI seeks direction for Rs 3 lakh interest-free loan to lawyers

New Delhi, July 7 The Bar Council of India (BCI) has moved a plea in the Supreme Court, ...

SC disposes of plea seeking directions to BCI to help lawyers facing financial difficulties
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SC disposes of plea seeking directions to BCI to help lawyers facing financial difficulties

The Supreme Court on Thursday disposed of a petition seeking appropriate directions to the Bar Council of India (BCI) to assist and help lawyers facing difficulties, especially financial help, during the coronavirus-induced lockdown.A three-judge bench of the apex court, headed by Justice NV Ramana, refused to pass any order to the BCI after hearing a petition filed by lawyer Pawan Prakash Pathak.

Rajasthan HC adjourns matter after lawyer appears in vest during hearing via video conference
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Rajasthan HC adjourns matter after lawyer appears in vest during hearing via video conference

In what could be called as a sheer violation of the Bar Council of India (BCI) rules made mandatory for lawyers representing themselves during hearings with respect to dress codes, a lawyer from Rajasthan, was "bizarrely" found wearing 'banyan' (vest) during a hearing through video conferencing before the Rajasthan High Court.

COVID-19: BCI writes to PM Modi, CMs seeking financial assistance for young lawyers
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COVID-19: BCI writes to PM Modi, CMs seeking financial assistance for young lawyers

The Bar Council of India (BCI) on Tuesday sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Ministers of all states seeking financial assistance for young and financially stressed lawyers across the country in the wake of coronavirus.

COVID-19 : Bar Council extends support to 'Janata Curfew'
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COVID-19 : Bar Council extends support to 'Janata Curfew'

The Bar Council of India (BCI) on Saturday extended support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for 'Janata Curfew' on March 22 and appealed people to support the cause.

Bar Council of India hails nomination of former CJI Ranjan Gogoi to RS
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Bar Council of India hails nomination of former CJI Ranjan Gogoi to RS

The Bar Council of India has hailed the nomination of former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi to Rajya Sabha and stated that this will act as a "bridge between the legislature and the judiciary".

HC dismisses Nirbhaya case convict's plea
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HC dismisses Nirbhaya case convict's plea

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed an application filed by Mukesh Singh, one of the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, challenging the trial court order that had dismissed his plea, seeking stay on the execution claiming he was not present in Delhi on December 16, 2012, the night of crime.

Delhi HC reserves order on Nirbhaya convict's plea claiming innocence
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Delhi HC reserves order on Nirbhaya convict's plea claiming innocence

Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a petition filed by one of the Nirbhaya convicts -- Mukesh Singh -- challenging the trial court's order dismissing his plea seeking quashing of death penalty claiming that he was not in the city when the crime was committed.

Nirbhaya rape convict moves Delhi HC claiming innocence
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Nirbhaya rape convict moves Delhi HC claiming innocence

One of the convicts in Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, Mukesh, on Wednesday moved Delhi High Court challenging trial court order dismissing his plea seeking quashing of death penalty, claiming that he was not in Delhi when the gangrape incident took place.

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