Bar Council of India Current Affairs, GK & News

Right to be Defended

The Hubli Bar Association had announced that it was withdrawing its February resolution against defending 4 students accused of sedition. Constitutional Provisions The Constitution provides the right to be defended by a legal practitioner of his/ her choice as one of the fundamental rights according to article 22(1). Article 14 gives equality before the law ..

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Bar Council of India imposes 3-year moratorium on opening of new law colleges

Bar Council of India (BCI), the apex bar body has imposed 3 year moratorium on opening of new institutions except for national law universities (NLUs), if proposed by a state. This decision has been taken to curb mushrooming of law colleges in the country and laying stress on improvement of standard of existing institutions. BCI ..

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Draft National Education Policy on Higher Education

The draft National Education Policy makes the following recommendations to improve the quality of higher education: There is a great need to focus on multidisciplinary and 21st-century competencies for future work roles. These multidisciplinary capabilities differentiate humans from Robots. Breaking down of the rigid boundaries of disciplines in higher education by moving towards broad-based, flexible ..

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Pioneer Indian Lawyer Dr N. R. Madhava Menon passes away

Dr.NR Madhava Menon an educationist, scholar and pioneer of Indian legal education, dies in Thiruvananthapuram at 84 years of age. About NR Madhava Menon He is considered as ‘Father of Modern Legal Education’, for changing the face of Indian legal education. Contributions: He is pioneer in establishment of National Law Schools in India. He also ..

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Lawyers’ plan nationwide agitations against Advocates (Amendment) Bill, 2017

Bar Council of India (BCI) has called for a nationwide stir against what they allege as the undemocratic provisions of the Advocates (Amendment) Bill, 2017. BCI has planned to submit a memorandum to the Union Law Minister to reject the Law Commissions suggestions to amend the Act. The Law Commission of India has proposed various amendments to ..

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