Free Press Journal
  • bar-council

    PT seeks centre and TN’s intervention to end lawyers’ strike

    Coimbatore: Puthiya Tamizhakam president K Krishnasamy today urged the Centre and Tamil Nadu government to intervene and find a solution to the agitation by lawyers over the amendment to Advocates Act. The agitation was intensified after Bar Council of India suspended 126 advocates without seeking any explanation, for participating in the strike, Krishnasamy told reporters here.

  • Christian College students exchange heated arguments with DAVV officials

    Indore : Law students of Indore Christian College, whose results were withheld after it was found that the college’s LLB course was not recognised by the Bar Council of India (BCI) had heated arguments with Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) officials on Tuesday.

  • Court

    SC to introduce “Bar examination” for advocacy license

    New Delhi: The legal profession is “crying for reforms” and lawyers cannot be allowed to a have a “free ride as the administration of justice is a key area”, the Supreme Court observed today and sought response of the Bar Council of India on a plea against the bar examination which has been made mandatory for granting advocacy license.

  • LLB first semester exams postponed at 11th hour

    Indore : The Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya on Monday postponed LLB first semester exams scheduled for Tuesday citing delay in revaluation and review results.

  • No bar on collegium: SC

    New Delhi: The Supreme court today said there was no bar on the collegium to go ahead with its work to appoint judges for the higher judiciary, which is plagued with large-scale vacancies. The indication that it was not interfering with the functioning of the collegium system came while the apex court decided to give nine more days to elicit suggestions to improve the functioning of over two-decade-old controversial system of appointment to

  • Law aspirants at crossroads, provided lethal college choices

    Indore :  Students wishing to pursue law courses are at a crossroads as most of the law colleges in the state lack recognition from the Bar Council of India (BCI). The Department of Higher Education has added to their confusion by uploading names of many such colleges lacking recognition to the list of institutes participating in the centralised online admission counselling.