Nepal's Supreme Court likely to pronounce verdict on House dissolution on July 12

President Bhandari dissolved the lower house for the second time in five months on May 22 and announced snap elections on November 12 and November 19.

published on : 11th July 2021

Rajasthan HC lawyers write to CJI against SC Bar Association proposal on elevation of advocates

The SCBA issued a clarification, saying his limited purpose behind the proposal was to press for the elevation of lawyers practising at the Supreme Court as high court judges.

published on : 14th June 2021

SCBA requests CJI to increase vacation benches, expand category of matters for hearing

Supreme Court Bar Association president Vikas Singh also requested the CJI that the system of oral mentioning be restored.

published on : 25th May 2021

SCBA writes to Health Ministry to sanction Covishield doses on urgent basis

It said that considering the "grim situation" where the bar body has lost 90 of its members in the recent past, an appropriate direction may be issued to vaccine manufacturer Serum Institute of India.

published on : 19th May 2021

SC administration agrees for setting up of COVID-19 care centre at chambers block

The SCBA led by president and senior advocate Vikas Singh had submitted a representation to Chief Justice N V Ramana that the new chamber building.

published on : 29th April 2021

CJI to put before full court issue of advancing SC's summer vacation due to surge in COVID cases

The SCBA and SCAORA have both requested the Chief Justice to advance the summer vacation in the wake of the rampaging second wave of coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 26th April 2021

COVID-19: SCBA urges CJI to advance summer vacations, wants holidays from April 26

SCBA president and senior advocate Vikas Singh also suggested that additional building on the court premises can be put to use for augmenting Delhi's already healthcare facilities.

published on : 25th April 2021

'High courts better at local level': Bar body on SC taking up suo motu cognizance of COVID-19 situation

SCBA submitted that the Supreme Court has consistently held that the power of the high courts under Article 226 of the Constitution is not only vast enough to cover the ambit of Article 32 thereof.

published on : 23rd April 2021

SC closes proceedings on SCBA plea against SOP for hybrid hearing, lawyers' body to write to CJI

A bench said it had endeavoured to facilitate an interaction with the judges' committee so that the problems perceived to be faced by the Bar can be ironed out.

published on : 23rd March 2021

No takers for hybrid hearing in SC, SCBA president terms process 'a joke'

The top court had come up with SOPs on March 5 for hybrid proceedings, a combination of virtual and physical hearing, amid demands by lawyers for resumption of complete physical hearings.

published on : 21st March 2021

COVID-19 vaccination programme for member lawyers of SCBA inaugurated

Senior lawyer and SCBA President Vikas Singh was the first person who got himself vaccinated in the presence of Justice Ramana in the programme held in the apex court premises here.

published on : 16th March 2021

Open SC for physical hearing as COVID on decline: SCBA President writes to CJI

The SCBA president said that hearing in open Court is both the convention and the constitutional requirement in the Supreme Court.

published on : 3rd March 2021

SCBA declares executive committee election result, Vikas Singh is new president

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, voting took place online on National Securities Depository Limited platform from 7 am to 7 pm Saturday and the results were announced thereafter.

published on : 27th February 2021

Withdraw plea seeking direction to EC for conducting SCBA polls through secret ballot: SC to petitioner

In his petition, Yadav asked, "What is the mechanism used by the agency to identify the real voter? Or will no proxy voting be done. How it will be done?"

published on : 25th February 2021

SCBA writes to Centre for including judges, lawyers in vaccine programme as frontline workers

SCBA Vice President Kailash Vasudev, in a letter, urged the government to ensure that the vaccination programme is extended to the judicial system at the "immediate earliest".

published on : 19th January 2021
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