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Stop Calling "My Lord" "Lordship", SC Judge Asks Lawyers To Use Sir

Supreme Court Justice calls out on lawyers and asks them not to refer judges as "my lord" or "lordship.".  "I'll give half my salary, if you stop calling My lord." said Justice Narasimha. He asked lawyers to use "sir" instead. This is to be noted, in 2006, the Bar Council of India had passed a resolution deciding no advocate will address judges as "My Lord" and "Your Lordship".

Fri, 03 Nov 2023 - 11:58 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: National news, Legal News, supreme court judge, Lawyers, My Lord

Courtesy: NDTV

PM Narendra Modi

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PM Modi Says About Importance Of Lawyers, Judiciary System In India

PM Narendra Modi expressed his gratitude to the legal fraternity for their substantial contribution to the country's independence movement and its continued progress. Addressing the 'International Lawyers' Conference 2023' at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi, PM Modi emphasized the paramount role lawyers and the judiciary have played in shaping India's legal system and maintaining law and order. He added that GoI is making sincere attempts to draft… read-more

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 - 01:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Judiciary System, Legal News, Indian government, Lawyers

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Supreme Court

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Lawyers Can Work In Hybrid Mode, Says CJI DY Chandrachud

In a relief to lawyers. the Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud said that lawyers are free to appear virtually. The decision was taken amid the rising number of Novel Coronavirus. On April 5, the CJI Chandrachud said, "We saw newspaper reports on rising COVID cases. Lawyers can use hybrid mode. If you choose to appear online, we will hear you."

Wed, 05 Apr 2023 - 12:35 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Lawyers, Hybrid Mode Work, Supreme Court, Coronavirus, CJI DY Chandrachud

Courtesy: Live Law

SC Lawyers

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Lawyers With 10 Years Experience Are Eligible For Consumer Commissioner Post: SC

In good news for lawyers with bachelor's degrees, the Supreme Court (SC) paved way for them to be appointed as consumer commissioners. With this, lawyers who have an experience of 10 years are eligible for appointment as President and members of State and District Consumer Commissions. Judgement came on March 3, upholding the Bombay HC verdict, of quashing the rule, saying 20 years of experience needed for the appointment.

Fri, 03 Mar 2023 - 12:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Supreme Court, Lawyers, Education(3624), Consumer Commissioners, SC Verdict

Courtesy: Live Law

P Chidambaram

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P Chidambaram Gets Called 'Dalaal' By Protesting Lawyers Outside Court

Rajya Sabha MP P Chidambaram received backlash, as he was leaving the court, on May 4. A group of lawyers who allegedly belonged to the Congress cell of the court, chanted slogans, calling Chidambaram 'Dalaal' (sympathiser) to the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal. The protestors also held the MP responsible for Congress' poor state of affairs in the state. 

Wed, 04 May 2022 - 09:00 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: P chidambaram, Dalaal, West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, Lawyers

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Bombay High Court

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Bombay HC Asks Maharashtra Govt To Allow Benefit Of Local Train To All

As Maharashtra's disaster management authority did not permit all lawyers and court staff from traveling in local train, the Bombay HC questions government as to why have they restricted them to travel in local trains even after getting both the Covid-19 jabs. Notably, the frontline workers and government staff are allowed to travel. ''A decision needs to be taken. Otherwise, what's the benefit of the vaccine?", the court said.

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 - 06:04 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Mumbai local train, Bombay High Court, Maharashtra Government, Lawyers, Covid-19 Vaccine

Courtesy: Money Control