Lawyers Protest

  • Tamil actor Vijay regrets not being part of fast April 2, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actor Vijay, currently shooting in Australia, regrets being unable to join the members of the South Indian Film Artistes Association (SIFAA) to observe a day long fast Tuesday here to protest the alleged 'war crime' against Tamils in Sri Lanka. "I am currently shooting for my film 'Thalaivaa' in...
  • B'lore court clash: HC for free, fair probe March 27, 2012

    Bangalore: High Court Chief Justice Vikramajit Sen, commenting on Lokayukta officer RK Dutta's report on the March 2 violence at City Civil Court Complex, said it may order a CBI probe if the police cannot conduct a free and fair investigation into the incident. Advocate General S Vijay Shankar stated that...
  • Now, Bangalore cops to protest against lawyers March 9, 2012

    Bangalore: Police officials in Bangalore are likely to wear black badges on Friday in protest against the recent brawl between lawyers and mediapersons outside a court, in which, several policemen, including a DGP, were hurt. Last week, lawyers at the City's Civil court assaulted media persons and policemen. The bar council...
  • Lawyers protest: Police families demand action March 8, 2012

    Bangalore: Members of Karnataka State Police Family Members' Association on Thursday staged a demonstration in Bangalore demanding stringent action against the advocates who recently assaulted police and mediapersons. Over 100 members belonging to the Association shouted slogans against the advocates as well as the state government and demanded that government handover...
  • Karnataka: Legal services hit across state March 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Legal services across Karnataka were hit on Monday after a resolution by the state Bar Council called for a boycott of the courts. The move clearly violates the Supreme Court's directions that bar councils cannot sponsor the boycott of court proceedings. The Karnataka State Bar Council directed all lawyers...
  • Iftikhar Chaudhry takes charge as Pak chief justice March 22, 2009

    Islamabad: Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, who was sacked as the chief justice of Pakistan in November 2007 by then president Pervez Musharraf, resumed charge of the office early on Sunday. Right after taking charge, Chaudhry approved the roster of the apex court and constituted five benches for the principal as well...
  • Sri Lanka Tamil issue echoes hurt TN students, public February 11, 2009

    Chennai: As politicians in Tamil Nadu attempt to gain mileage out of the public show of their sympathies for the Sri Lankan Tamils cause, it is the students in the state who bear the brunt. Many students, facing calls for bandhs and strikes in colleges and schools have been regularly doing...
  • Pakistani lawyers call strike against Emergency November 4, 2007

    Islamabad: Pakistani lawyers called for a countrywide strike on Monday against the imposition of emergency rule by President Pervez Musharraf, a leading lawyer said. 'We are launching our struggle from Monday. Lawyers will be observing a strike tomorrow. We will be holding protests and boycotting courts,' Hamid Ali Khan, former...