19 September 2022


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International Cases

Council’s disciplinary functions are not limited to instances relating to criminal conviction; it is the Council’s duty to act against conduct that is improper, unethical(15.01.2021)

In present matter, on 25 November 2014, the Respondent, Dr. David Grieve, appeared before the professional conduct committee (the committee) of the fi.....

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Statute

LS passes common medical and dental entrance examination Bills(19.07.2016)

The Lok Sabha passed the Dentists (Amendment) Bill 2016 .....

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Oversight Committee darkens MCI future(02.05.2016)

“…That the need for major institutional changes in the regulatory oversight of the medical profession in the country is so urgent”, the concluding lin.....

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GST Council Approved Final Draft of Central GST and Integrated GST(04.03.2017)

The all-powerful GST Council headed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley approved final draft of Central GST (C-GST) and Integrated GST (I-GST). Fur.....

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Government announces setting up of National Medical Devices Promotion Council(14.12.2018)

In order to promote medical device sector, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, announced setting up of a Nation.....

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Central Government Notifies National Startup Advisory Council(21.01.2020)

The Central Government has notified the structure of the National Startup Advisory Council. The Council will advise the Government on measures needed .....

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42nd GST Council Meeting recommends eight major changes(05.10.2020)

The 42nd GST Council met on 5th October, 2020 under the Chairmanship of Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister. The meeting was also attended by U.....

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Notifications & Circulars

GST Council has finalised its recommendations on almost all the issues based on consensus, says Finance Minister in his Budget Speech(01.02.2017)

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley while presenting the General Budget 2017-18 in Parliament today said that the .....

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47th GST Council recommends change of rates on goods and services(29.06.2022)

The 47th GST Council met under the Chairmanship of Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman. The meeting was also atte.....

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Ministry of Skill Development invites comments/ suggestions of the public on the Sharada Prasad Committee constituted to Review, Rationalize and Optimize the Functioning of Sector Skill Councils(02.05.2017)

The Ministry of Skill Development has invited comments/ suggestions of the public on the Sharada Prasad Committee constituted to Review, Rationalize a.....

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Cabinet approves Repositioning of North Eastern Council(13.06.2018)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the proposal of Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER.....

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Amendment in First Schedule to Indian Veterinary Council Act, 1984(20.01.2020)

WHEREAS a request has been received from ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh for inclusion of the Bachelor o.....

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Government has reconstituted the Indian Council of Historical Research(11.02.2019)

As per Rule 3 of Rules of ICHR, New Delhi, 1972, the Government has reconstituted the Council of Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR), New Del.....

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Decisions taken by the GST Council in the 34 the meeting held on 19th March, 2019 regarding GST rate on real estate sector(19.03.2019)

GST Council in the 34th meeting held on 19th March, 2019 at New Delhi discussed the operational details for implementation of the recommendations made.....

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Recommendations of States in GST council(25.06.2019)

The 35th Meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council was held on 21.06.2019 in New Delhi.

All matters relating to Centre and the Sta.....

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Government to set up National Tribal Advisory Council(29.10.2015)

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs will set up a National Tribal Advisory Council to monitor and implement tribal welfare schemes. The Council is proposed.....

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Formation of a dedicated Export Promotion Council for Technical Textiles(01.12.2020)

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs in its meeting held on 26th February 2020 has approved for constitution of dedicated Export Promotion Council (E.....

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News

GST Council Sets Stage For July 1 Roll Out, Seals Tax Rates of Final Six Items(05.06.2017)

GST Council in its 15th meeting held at New Delhi has fixed rates of gold, apparels, footwear, biscuits etc. As a corollary, 5% tax will be imposed on.....

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GST 'Rates, Rules Marathon' Ends, Sprint Begins for July 1 Roll Out of 'One Nation One Tax' Regime(05.06.2017)

Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has decided to impose GST tax rate of 3% on Gold, Silver and processed Diamonds.

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GST: Input Tax Credit Limit on Existing Stocks Raised to Support Transition Period Sales(05.06.2017)

GST Council has decided to increase limit on input tax credit to 60% from earlier proposed 40% on items with excise rates above 18%, bringing some res.....

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Govt Tightens Noose For July 1 GST Roll Out, Revises Rates For 66 Items, Eases Bizz Rules(12.06.2017)

Government has decided to lower rates on 66 goods and services, from pickles and cheaper cinema tickets to insulin and instant food mixes and also eas.....

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Delhi HC: Selection of Positions Cannot Be Approved Without Being Routed Through Academic Council(17.05.2019)

Delhi High Court has ruled that to effect selections and faculty positions at Jawaharlal Nehru University, approval of Academic Council is necessary.

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Bar Council of India Extends Last Date of Registration for AIBE-XVI Examinations(30.04.2021)

Bar Council of India (BCI) has decided to extend the last date of registration for the All India Bar Exam (AIBE) XVI till June 15, 2021. The Bar Counc.....

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Supreme Court to Punjab Government: Reconsider Rural Medical Officers Incentive(26.05.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Punjab Government to reconsider incentive to be given to Rural Medical Officers afresh by keeping in mind the objective wit.....

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Supreme Court to Punjab: Reconsider Incentive to be Given to Rural Medical Officers(29.05.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Punjab Government to reconsider incentive to be given to Rural Medical Officers afresh by keeping in mind objective with wh.....

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Madras High Court Directs Bar Council of Tamil Nadu to Initiate Action Against Seven Advocates(12.06.2019)

Madras High Court has directed the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry to initiate disciplinary action against seven advocates involved in duplic.....

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Calcutta High Court Summons Medical Council Registrar(14.06.2019)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Registrar of the West Bengal Medical Council to appear before this court personally on July 2 with the documents .....

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BCI: End-Term Examination Mandatory in All Law Schools or Universities(10.06.2021)

Bar Council of India has notified its decision that an end-term examination is mandatory to be conducted by all Law Schools or Universities, and the U.....

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Delhi HC: Cannot Issue Directions to Bar Council of Delhi to Make Enrolment Process Online(23.02.2021)

Delhi High Court has observed that it cannot issue directions to the Bar Council of Delhi to make its enrolment process completely online as it is a p.....

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Delhi HC Slams NDMC Over Tender Process For Cricket Coaching(13.02.2017)

Delhi High Court has pulled up New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) over “illogical and irrational” manner in which it granted contract for cricket coac.....

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Bombay HC Refuses to Intervene in Election of Deputy Chairman of Maharashtra Legislative Council(08.01.2021)

Bombay High Court has refused to intervene in the election of Dr. Neelam Divakar Gorhe as Deputy Chairman of the Maharashtra Legislative Council (MLC).....

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Supreme Court: Do not Link Law & Order Situation in J&K to Justify Status Quo in Bar Administration(10.01.2017)

Supreme Court has refused to link law and order situation in J&K to continue with a three-decade long status quo in administration of State Bar Counci.....

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Supreme Court Backs Tatas on Taj Mansingh Hotel Lease(13.01.2017)

Supreme Court went after New Delhi Municipal Council for summarily rejecting a plea by Tatas to extend 33 year old lease of their hospitality wing ove.....

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Madras HC Quashes Resolution Removing TNMC President(16.01.2017)

Madras High Court has quashed a resolution passed by a section of members of Tamil Nadu Medical Council (TNMC) removing its then elected president K. .....

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CCI Dismisses Complaint Alleging Abuse of Dominant Position by BCI(02.02.2021)

Competition Commission of India has dismissed a complaint which alleged that the Bar Council of India was abusing its dominant position by imposing a .....

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Bombay HC to Law Colleges: Complete Admission Process Without BCI's Consent, Approval(28.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed completion of admission process to law colleges for this academic year within stipulated time without Bar Council of In.....

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Jammu & Kashmir High Court Serves Notices to Eight Nominated Members of Legislative Council (MLCs)(12.08.2015)

Jammu & Kashmir High Court has served notices to all eight nominated Members of Legislative Council (MLCs) seeking their response as to why their nomi.....

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Gujarat HC Demands System to Ascertain Lawyers' Competency(26.06.2019)

Gujarat High Court has directed Bar Council of India and Bar Council of Gujarat to create a mechanism for ascertaining the competency of lawyers in co.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2019(28.06.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed the Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2019 which is a Bill seeking to extend the period for reconstitution of the Cen.....

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Telangana HC to EC: No Poll Notification for Three MLC Seats(10.05.2019)

Telangana High Court has directed Election Commission (EC) not to issue a poll notification to those MLC seats that have become vacant on account of d.....

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Patna High Court Raps Bar Council for 'Boycott' Call(31.07.2015)

Patna high court observed that the State Bar Council showed its double standards by giving a call to lawyers across the state for abstaining from cour.....

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GST Council Exempts Advocates, Senior Advocates From GST Registration(13.06.2017)

GST Council has decided to exempt Advocates, including Senior Advocates from obtaining CGST Registration under section 23(2) of Central Goods and Serv.....

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#GST: Council Freezes Rates For About 1,200 Items, 12-18% GST Rate For Most Products(19.05.2017)

GST Council has approved rates for 1,211 item, rates of leftover six categories are yet to be finalized. Most FMCG items to become cheaper, Small cars.....

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#OneNationOneTax: GST Council Paves Way for Lower Burden on Average Household(19.05.2017)

Tax Free Items: Milk, Jaggery, Cereals, Fruit & Vegetables, Pulses. Rate of 5%: Coffee, Tea, Sugar, Edible Oil, Coal, Indian Sweets. Rate of 18%: Ch.....

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#OneNationOneTax: Consensus Builds in Srinagar Meet on July 1 GST Rollout(19.05.2017)

GST Council has decided tax rates for 1211 items of goods and services, of which 7% will be exempted, 14% will fall in the 5% slab, 17% in the 12% sla.....

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#GST: Council Finalizes GST Rates For 1,211 Items, Items of Daily Use to Attract Lower Tax Rate(19.05.2017)

GST Council has finalized tax rates for over 1,200 items, wherein a consensus was drawn to exempt or lower taxes on several items of daily use.

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Supreme Court Seeks MCI’s Clarification Over Power to Fix Age Limit For MBBS Admission(28.02.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Medical Council of India (MCI) to clarify if it had power to fix an upper age limit of 25 years for admission to MBBS/BDS cour.....

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Supreme Court: Verify Educational Certificates of Law Grad Without Fee From BCI(02.03.2017)

Supreme Court has directed all Universities to verify educational certificates of law degree holders without charging a fee from Bar Council of India .....

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Supreme Court Annuls BCI Order Capping Age Limit For Law Courses(06.03.2017)

Supreme Court has stayed an order issued by Bar Council of India (BCI) fixing an age limit of 45 years for three-year LLB degree courses and 22 years .....

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EDUCATION - Reconsider Upper Age Limit for Admission to LL.B. Courses: SC to BCI(13.03.2019)

Supreme Court has directed Bar Council of India to reconsider, after hearing various stakeholders, the upper age-limit for taking admission to five-ye.....

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EDUCATION - Reconsider Upper Age Limit for Admission to LL.B. Courses: SC to BCI(13.03.2019)

Supreme Court has directed Bar Council of India to reconsider, after hearing various stakeholders, the upper age-limit for taking admission to five-ye.....

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EDUCATION - Delhi HC Stays Dental Council of India's Orders for Cancellation of Admission(18.03.2019)

Delhi High Court has stayed all orders passed by Dental Council of India (DCI) through which admissions of more than 50 students in various private de.....

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J&K HC Quashes Sedition Case Against Elected Councillor of LAHDC(15.02.2021)

Jammu & Kashmir High Court has quashed a sedition case filed against an elected Councillor of LAHDC (Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Leh) .....

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Bar Council Disallows Carrying of Study Material in Exam Hall for AIBE-XVI Onwards(15.02.2021)

Bar Council of India has notified that All India Bar Examination-XVI (AIBE-XVI) onwards, no books, notes, or study material will be allowed in the Exa.....

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Supreme Court: Can BCI’s Disciplinary Panel Members Analyse Documents In Unfamiliar Language?(23.03.2017)

Supreme Court, while setting aside a disciplinary proceedings against a lawyer, has asked ‘how Disciplinary Committee consisting of members, who were .....

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Delhi High Court Seeks Report From BCD on Fake Law Degree Case(21.08.2015)

Delhi High Court has sought details from Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) on steps taken on a complaint against Ex-Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar, seekin.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2019(03.07.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare noted that the Bill would be .....

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Parliament Approves Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2019(03.07.2019)

Parliament has approved Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that seeks to extend the period for reconstitution of the Central Council f.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2019(05.07.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill, introduced by Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, allows for the supers.....

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Karnataka HC Sets Aside Elections to Karnataka Medical Council Due to Fraud by RO(16.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has set aside the elections that were held to the Karnataka Medical Council (KMC), while declaring that the elections were vitiat.....

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Delhi HC Annuls NDMC Bye-Laws, Ask Civic Agency to Refund Excess Property Tax(21.08.2017)

Delhi High Court has struck down New Delhi Municipal Council (Determination of Annual Rent) Bye-laws, 2009, and asked NDMC to refund the excess tax co.....

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MCI to Medical Practitioners: Say 'No' to Brand Name Drugs, Say 'Yes' to Generic Drugs(24.04.2017)

Medical Council of India (MCI), while asking all registered Medical Practitioners to ensure that they prescribe drugs with generic names only, has war.....

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Supreme Court: BCI Cannot Remand Back The Complaints Transferred To It By State Bar Councils(07.04.2017)

Apex Court has held that the Bar Council of India (BCI) cannot remand back a complaint which is transferred to it by the State Bar Council.

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SC: Ineligible BCCI Officials Cannot Attend ICC Meet(11.04.2017)

Supreme Court has said that officials ineligible to hold office in Indian Cricket Board or its affiliates cannot be nominated to attend the Internatio.....

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Bombay HC Sets Aside Notifications Reserving Wards in Goa Municipal Councils(03.03.2021)

Bombay High Court has quashed reservations made in Municipal Councils of Sanguem, Mormugao, Mapusa, Margao and Quepem in Goa. The Court has directed t.....

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SC Stays Bombay HC Judgment Setting Aside Reservation of Wards in Goa Municipal Councils(05.03.2021)

Supreme Court has stayed the Bombay High Court judgment setting aside a notification issued by the Director and ex-officio Additional Secretary (Munic.....

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Delhi HC Stays PCI Communication Barring Govt Agencies from Advertising in Hindustan Media(08.03.2021)

Delhi High Court has stayed a communication issued by the Press Council of India (PCI) to the Government Departments, which had effectively barred all.....

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Uttarakhand HC Issues Notice on PIL Challenging Validity of Bar Council of Uttarakhand Rules(30.07.2021)

Uttarakhand High Court has issued notice to the Bar Council of Uttarakhand, the Bar Council of India, the Union and the State government on a Public I.....

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Bar Council of India Extends Last Date of Registration for All India Bar Examination XVI(14.06.2021)

Bar Council of India (BCI) has decided to extend the last date of registration for the All India Bar Exam (AIBE) XVI till 15th July, 2021. The resched.....

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SC to Centre and BCI: Review Rules to Ensure Lawyers Are Fit to Conduct Full Trial(14.09.2015)

SC has asked Centre and Bar Council of India (BCI) to revisit Advocates Act and pertinent rules to make certain that lawyers who start arguing a case .....

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#Timely Payment of Salaries in Pvt Eng Colleges: Supreme Court Asks AICTE to Take a Call(02.08.2017)

Supreme Court has directed All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to decide on issue of regularizing and ensuring timely payment of salarie.....

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BCI Extends Registration Date for AIBE XVI Till August 14(19.07.2021)

Bar Council of India (BCI) has decided to extend the last date of registration for the All India Bar Exam (AIBE) XVI till August 14, 2021. The payment.....

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Supreme Court: Spell Out Stand on Panel Regulating MCI(18.07.2017)

Supreme Court has given Centre until Tuesday to spell out its stand on status of Oversight Committee (OC), constituted by the apex court last year to .....

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BCI Suspends Licence of 15 Lawyers(25.09.2015)

Bar Council of India (BCI) has suspended licences of 15 advocates with “mob mentality“ who created a ruckus in Madras High Court last week and barred .....

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Madras High Court Asks Bar to Retain Only 5-year Law Degree Courses(07.10.2015)

Madras High Court has asked Bar Council of India to abolish 3-year law degree courses at earliest and retain only 5-year courses in stream on par with.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Nomination of Adequate Members to NDMC Council(17.08.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to Delhi Government, the Central Government and NDMC on a petition filed by two residents of the New Delhi Municip.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice to Rajya Sabha Media Advisory Council on Journalist's Plea(19.08.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to the Rajya Sabha Media Advisory Committee on an appeal preferred by a journalist, assailing a single judge order .....

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Delhi Bar Council Cautions Advocates against Advertising/Soliciting Work(30.10.2019)

By a public notice issued by Bar Council of Delhi on October 24, it has cautioned the Advocates against advertising their services and soliciting work.....

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Bombay HC Denies to Grant Relief to Doctors against MCI Action(26.10.2015)

Bombay HC has denied to grant relief to a bunch of doctors who challenged orders of Medical Council of India and Maharashtra Medical Council against t.....

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Bombay HC Directs Council to Pay Rs 2 Lakhs to Mother of Vegetable Vendor Killed in Wall Collapse(14.08.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed Barshi Municipal Council to pay Rs 2 lakh as interim compensation to the aged mother of a vegetable seller who died due.....

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CIC Slams BCI for Not Following Mandatory RTI Clause(18.04.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has slammed Bar Council of India (BCI) for not following mandatory proactive disclosure clause of the Right to In.....

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Counting of Bar Council Votes Should be Done District-wise: Madras High Court(28.03.2018)

Madras High Court has ruled that counting of votes to be polled in the election to the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on March 28 shall be c.....

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Counting of Bar Council Votes Should be Done District-wise: Madras High Court(28.03.2018)

Madras High Court has ruled that counting of votes to be polled in the election to the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on March 28 shall be c.....

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SC Nods to BCI to “Continue With the New Rules"(03.11.2015)

Supreme Court has said that apex regulatory body for lawyers can "continue with the new rules" for verifying advocates, while giving its nod to Bar C.....

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Kerala HC: Retired Employee Not Bound To Pay Back Amount Withdrawn From Welfare Fund For Re-Enrolling(26.10.2017)

Kerala High Court has held that Bar Council cannot insist that a retired employee should pay back the amount which he had withdrawn from the welfare f.....

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Bombay High Court: INC Cannot Grant Recognition to Institutes Imparting Nursing Training in a State(27.10.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that Indian Nursing Council (INC) has no authority to grant recognition to institutes imparting nursing training in a state.....

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Delhi HC Slams MCI’s Ethics Committee For Debarring Cardiology Professor Without Proper Probe(31.10.2017)

Delhi High Court has slammed the Ethics Committee of Medical Council of India (MCI) for debarring a Professor of Cardiology from undertaking any post .....

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Gujarat High Court Issues Notice to Centre, GST Council, CBIC(03.10.2019)

Gujarat High Court has issued notices to the Centre, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council and the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBI.....

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Madras HC Dismisses PILs Against AIADMK's General Council Meet at SRMC(31.12.2015)

Madras HC has dismissed two PILs against the event for AIADMK's general council meeting to be held at Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Cen.....

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Gujarat HC Rejects Plea Alleging Violation of Election Code of Conduct by GST Council(22.11.2017)

Gujarat High Court has dismissed a PIL which sought that the decisions taken by the GST council at its Guwahati meeting be declared null and void on t.....

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CIC: Bar Councils Come Under RTI(31.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that bar associations are constituted under a law made by Parliament and therefore come under Right to .....

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Karnataka HC Directs ECI Not to Announce Election Results to be Held to Legislative Council(10.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Election Commission of India (ECI) not to announce the results of the elections to be held to the Legislative Co.....

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Bombay HC Warns Of Contempt Action Against Commissioners of Every District in State(11.01.2016)

Bombay High Court has warned of contempt action against Commissioners of Civic Bodies and Councils of every district in Maharashtra if they fail to fi.....

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Calcutta HC Declines to Interfere in Plea Moved Against Chairman of Bar Council of West Bengal(31.08.2021)

Calcutta High Court has declined to interfere in a plea moved against the Chairman of the Bar Council of West Bengal over the recent letter addressed .....

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Kerala HC Says 'No' to Advocate's Plea Against Exclusion From Bar Council Electoral Roll(01.02.2018)

Kerala High Court has dismissed plea of a senior advocate challenging his exclusion from the final electoral roll of Bar Council of Kerala.

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Bar Council of India Decides to Conduct AIBE XVI on October 31(16.09.2021)

Bar Council of India has decided to conduct the next All India Bar Examination (AIBE XVI) on October 31 and the date for registration for AIBE-16 is e.....

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Madras High Court Upholds Validity of New Rules for Bar Council Polls(06.02.2018)

Madras High Court has upheld validity of new eligibility conditions imposed by a special committee, chaired by Advocate General Vijay Narayan, for law.....

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Supreme Court Prepones Election Date for Bar Council of Kerala(06.02.2018)

Supreme Court has preponed the election date for Bar Council of Kerala to 18.03.2018 from 25.03.2018 by modifying the election schedule notified by Ba.....

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Madras HC Stays BCI’s Resolution Deferring New Eligibility Rules For Contesting Bar Elections(15.02.2018)

Madras HC has put an interim stay on the resolution adopted by BCI by which it had deferred the new eligibility conditions, including minimum 10-year .....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Ensure Medical Practitioners Nominated to Karnataka Medical Council(30.11.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to ensure that five medical practitioners are nominated to the Karnataka Medical Council only a.....

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Karnataka High Court Refuses to Interfere With Stay on Bar Council of India Elections(06.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has refused to interfere with the interim order passed by the single judge bench, by which it has stayed the holding of elections.....

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Government Sets-Up Tax Policy Research Unit and Tax Policy Council(03.02.2016)

Government has set-up Tax Policy Research Unit and Tax Policy Council to bring consistency, multidisciplinary inputs, and coherence in Tax Policy.

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Supreme Court Stays Madras High Court Order on Bar Council Elections(22.02.2018)

Supreme Court has stayed the order passed by the Madras High Court on February 16, in which the High Court had issued a slew of directions aimed at en.....

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BCI Can’t Act Like Appellate Authority Over Its Own Order While Exercising Review Powers: SC(22.02.2018)

Supreme Court has observed that Bar Council of India cannot act like an appellate authority over its own order while exercising review powers.

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Delhi HC: Why is LLB given Second-Hand Treatment?(29.08.2016)

Delhi HC, while hearing a plea against the Bar Council of India’s (BCI) order on change in the timing of evening classes at Delhi University’s Faculty.....

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No Compulsion to Include Any Particular Community in Council of Ministers: T&AP High Court(17.08.2018)

Telangana and Andhra Pradesh High Court has rejected a plea seeking the appointment of women ministers in Telangana, observing that there is no consti.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill and Dentist (Amendment) Bill(02.08.2016)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2016, and the Dentist (Amendment) Bill, 2016, seeking to amend the Indian Medical .....

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Delhi High Court: What is the Role of BCI in Maintaing Legal Education Standards?(05.06.2018)

Delhi High Court has said that it will consider the scope of powers of the Bar Council of India (BCI) and the steps that can be taken by the BCI to en.....

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Gujarat HC Rejects Challenge to Levy of Increased Enrollment Fee by Bar Council(27.03.2020)

Gujarat High Court has dismissed a Writ Petition which challenged the right of the Bar Council of India and Bar Council of Gujarat to levy as well as .....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response in Plea Seeking Deployment of Parliamentary Forces in WB Municipal Poll(08.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has sought response from the State Election Commission as well as the State government in a batch of PILs seeking deployment of ce.....

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Supreme Court Warns Pharmacy Council of India Over Irregularities in Grant of Recognition(30.08.2018)

Supreme Court has warned Pharmacy Council of India of superseding it if the latter does not mend its irregularity in granting recognition to pharmacy .....

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SC: Any Premises Belonging to Council of Scientific and Industrial Research is Public Premises(14.01.2022)

Supreme has Court has held any premises belonging to, or taken on lease by, or on behalf of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research is public pr.....

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SC to State Bar Councils: Complete Lawyers’ Verification by June 30(18.05.2016)

Supreme Court has asked all state bar councils to make an effort to conclude verification of all advocates registered with them by June 30.

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Bar Council of Chhattisgarh Entitled to I-T Exemption: Chhattisgarh High Court(02.05.2018)

Chhattisgarh High Court has held that Bar Council of the State is entitled for income tax exemption under Section 10(23A) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 .....

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Bombay HC: Nominated Councillor Cannot be Appointed as Leader of House(07.03.2022)

Bombay High Court has held that a nominated councillor cannot be appointed as leader of the house under section 19-1A of the Maharashtra Municipal Cor.....

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Supreme Court Seeks Response of BCI on Plea to Ban Legislators from Practising Law(13.03.2018)

Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Bar Council of India (BCI) seeking its response on a petition seeking to restrain lawmakers from practising a.....

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Supreme Court Postpones Elections For Bar Council of Andhra Pradesh For 3 Months(19.03.2018)

Supreme Court has postponed the elections for the State Bar Council of Andhra Pradesh for a period of three months.

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SC: District Council Court Can Try Criminal Cases in Where Both Parties Belong to Scheduled Tribe(19.02.2020)

Supreme Court has held that the District Council Courts in Meghalaya have jurisdiction to entertain criminal cases in which both the victim and the ac.....

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Meghalaya HC: No Discretion for Governor in Appointments in District Councils in Tribal Areas(19.02.2020)

Meghalaya High Court has held that the Governor of the State does not have any discretion in the matter of appointments to the Executive Committee of .....

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Delhi High Court Issues Notice to Bar Council of India and Bar Council of Delhi(29.01.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notices on a plea challenging the levy of exorbitant enrollment and other fees by the Bar Council of Delhi and the Bar Cou.....

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Bar Council of India Postpones Proposed Elections to Offices of Chairman & Other Office Bearers(17.12.2021)

Bar Council of India (BCI) has informed the Karnataka High Court that it has postponed the proposed elections to the office of the Chairman, Vice-Chai.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Bills to Replace NEET Ordinances(20.07.2016)

Lok Sabha has passed The Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill and The Dentists (Amendment) Bill, which seek to amend The Indian Medical Council Act.....

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CIC Seeks Disclosure of Every Action on Misconduct of Lawyers(22.07.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Bar Council of Delhi to proactively make public the cases of professional misconduct, both proved an.....

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SC Directs 3 Member Committee to Examine Objections to Delhi Bar Council Elections(15.05.2018)

Supreme Court has directed a three-member committee to examine the objections to the Delhi Bar Council elections held in April this year.

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Meghalaya HC Refuses to Interfere with Summon to District Council for No-Confidence Motion(31.01.2022)

Meghalaya High Court has refused to interfere with a notice issued by the Governor of Meghalaya under Rule 36(5) of the Assam and Meghalaya Autonomous.....

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Cabinet Approves Setting Up of GST Council(12.09.2016)

Cabinet has approved setting up of the GST Council, which will decide on the rate of tax under the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, likely to .....

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Delhi HC to MCI: Put In Place the Sentencing Guidelines For Delinquent Doctors(24.08.2018)

Delhi HC has asked Medical Council of India (MCI) to frame a policy with regard to punishment to be accorded to delinquent doctors for infractions com.....

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SC to PCI: Mend Ways Or Be Superseded(24.08.2018)

Supreme Court has warned Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) that it would be superseded if it did not mend its ways of functioning in relation to grant o.....

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SC Imposes Rs 25,000 Fine on Bar Council of India over CLAT(16.08.2016)

Supreme Court has imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on Bar Council of India, the apex body for lawyers, for failing to respond to a plea seeking setting up .....

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Delhi HC Put Stay on NDMC’s Move to Demolish Garbage Dumps(19.08.2016)

Delhi HC has issued a stay on an initiative of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) to demolish garbage dhalaos (collection points) in its jurisdiction .....

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Raise Qualifying Marks for Pursuing Medical Courses Abroad: Madras High Court to MCI, Centre(01.10.2018)

Madras High Court has asked the Medical Council of India (MCI) to raise the minimum qualifying marks for foreign medical education aspirants and restr.....

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BCI Extends Deadline to Furnish Details of Advocates Registered with District Bar Associations(11.08.2020)

Bar Council of India has extended the deadline for submission of details of all practising Advocates registered with the concerned District and Taluka.....

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BCI Notifies Mediation with Conciliation as Compulsory Subject for LLB Courses(17.08.2020)

Bar Council of India has notified that "Mediation with Conciliation" shall be a compulsory subject to be taught with effect from the Academic Session .....

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Gujarat HC: University Rules Prevails Over BCI Rules in Conducting Exams for LLB Admissions(27.06.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that in terms of conduction of examination and results for admission to LLB course, the rules of a University would prevai.....

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47th GST Council Meeting Update(30.06.2022)

GST Council exempts pandemic period from calculating limitation period for refund claims. GST Council exempts small taxpayers from filing GSTR-9 and .....

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47th GST Council Meeting Update(30.06.2022)

GST Council waives GST registration requirements for small online sellers. GST late fee waived for delay in filing of GSTR-04 and CMP-08. GST Counci.....

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47th GST Council Meeting Update(30.06.2022)

GST Council proposes that comprehensive changes in FORM GSTR-3B to be placed in public domain. GST Council constitutes GoM in relation to constitutio.....

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Madras HC: Age of Superannuation Fixed By AICTE Binding on All Universities/Institutions(18.04.2022)

Madras High court has ruled that the regulations prescribed by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) are binding on all universities a.....

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Delhi HC: 50% Marks in Science in Intermediate Exam Necessary for Foreign Qualified MBBS(21.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has ruled that considering the provisions of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956, a foreign qualified MBBS is required to obtain 50%.....

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Delhi HC: State Govt Can't Cause Impediment to Grant/ Refuse Recognition to Institutes(22.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that while it is for the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) to grant or refuse recognition to the institutes upon.....

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BCI Postpones All India Bar Examination to be Held on August 16(31.07.2020)

Bar Council of India has decided to postpone the date of the All India Bar Examination (AIBE) which was to be held on 16th August, 2020 in wake of the.....

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Karnataka HC Refuse Anticipatory Bail to Ex-Member of Legislative Council in Extortion Case(26.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has declined anticipatory bail to a Former Member of Legislative Council and another person in an alleged extortion case, registe.....

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GST Council Signs Off on GST Model Law(23.12.2016)

Centre and States has cleared Model GST Law in 7th GST Council Meeting chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

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Delhi HC Notices BCI over Attendance Norms Relaxation in Delhi University(26.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has sought an explanation from Bar Council of India (BCI) for its alleged action in writing to Delhi University’s Law Faculty to rela.....

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Gujarat HC: Legislations Does Not Authorizes Grant of Temporary Licenses to Advocates(26.12.2016)

Gujarat High Court has held that there is no provision for grant of temporary certificate by Bar Council for practising as an advocate.

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Karnataka HC Directs KMC Not to De-register IMA Members(30.12.2016)

Karnataka High Court has directed Karnataka Medical Council (KMC) not to de-register until further orders doctors who are members of Indian Medical As.....

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Central Government Constitutes National Council for Transgender Persons(25.08.2020)

Central Government has constituted the National Council for Transgender Person under Section 16 of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act,.....

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Bar Council of India Notifies Date for Conducting AIBE XV(28.08.2020)

Bar Council of India (BCI) has notified that the All India Bar Exam (AIBE) XV for this year will be conducted on November 8, 2020.

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SC: Medical Council Has No Power to Make Any Reservation for In-Service Candidates(31.08.2020)

Supreme Court has held that Medical Council of India has no power to make any reservation for in-service candidates in Post Graduate Medical Course in.....

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CIC to Bar Council of India: Publish Inspection Reports of Law Colleges on Website(07.06.2022)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Bar Council of India to publish inspection reports of law colleges on its website. CIC stated that t.....

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Gauhati HC Issues Notice on PIL for Appointments to National Council for Transgenders(22.10.2020)

Gauhati High Court has issued notice in a public interest litigation seeking issuance of directions to the Centre for taking "immediate and effective .....

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Supreme Court: Can Bar Assn Prohibit Advocate From Representing An Individual?(18.06.2018)

Supreme Court has issued a notice to the State of Madhya Pradesh and the Bar Council of India on a petition filed by a man against the Jabalpur Distri.....

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Calcutta HC Directs Private Medical Colleges to Follow MCI Admission Rules(27.09.2016)

Calcutta HC has asked private medical colleges in West Bengal to follow Medical Council of India Guidelines on admission of students under management .....

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Supreme Court: Recommendations of GST Council Not Absolutely Binding on Central & State(19.05.2022)

Supreme Court held that the Parliament intended that the recommendations of the GST Council will have persuasive value. Importantly, the Court held th.....

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Delhi High Court: Minutes of Full House Meetings of Bar Council Cannot Be Disclosed(16.02.2017)

Delhi High Court has held that minutes of Full House Meetings of Bar Council cannot be disclosed and put in public domain or on Council’s website.

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Karnataka HC: State Legislators Members Not Disqualified From Holding Posts in Committees, Society(07.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has ruled that a Member of the State Legislative Assembly or Legislative Council is not disqualified from holding the post of Cha.....

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SC Dismisses PCI Appeals Challenging HC Judgments Which Set Aside 5-Year Ban on New Pharmacy Colleges(15.09.2022)

Supreme Court has dismissed a batch of appeals filed by the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) against the judgments of certain High Courts which set asi.....

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SC: Facilitation Council Cannot Review Its Own Decisions(19.09.2022)

Supreme Court has held that Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act does not empower the Facilitation Council to review its own decisions.

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Hyderabad HC: No Age Limit for Law Courses This Academic Year(07.11.2016)

Hyderabad High Court has said that age limits prescribed by Bar Council of India for admission into Law courses would not be applicable for admissions.....

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SC Rejects Nawab Malik & Anil Deshmukh Plea for Release From Prison For Voting In MLC Elections(21.06.2022)

Supreme Court has refused to allow the temporary release of Maharashtra Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Nawab Malik and Anil Deshmukh from the pr.....

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SC Invalidates MP State Bar Council Election to the Post of Representative to BCI(26.11.2018)

Supreme Court has upheld Madhya Pradesh High Court order that invalidated the election conducted by the State Bar Council in 2014 to the post of repre.....

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SC Issues Notice on Plea Against Bihar State Pharmacy Registration Council(06.08.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice to Bihar Government on a Petition filed against an order of the Patna High Court whereby the plea against fake registr.....

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SC Dismissed Plea to Relax Lawyers’ Dress Code During Summer(26.07.2022)

Supreme Court has declined to entertain a petition seeking relaxation of dress code for lawyers during the summer season. The Court while dismissing t.....

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SC to Centre & GST Council: Advise States to Implement Digital DIN System(03.08.2022)

Supreme Court has directed GST Council to issue advisory/instructions/recommendations to the respective States regarding implementation of the system .....

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