Press Esc to close
Tuesday 03 May 2016
News updated at 12:17 PM IST
Weather
Max: 36.6°C
Min : 24.7°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

Advocates' associations get notice

Bangalore, Jan 28, 2013, DHNS:

The High Court, on Monday, issued notices to all the advocates associations in the State following a petition contending that lawyers should not hold strike.

Petitioner Vishwanath Swamy has contended that Section 35 of Advocates’ Act states that state bar councils should take suo motu cognizance of any unruly behaviour of advocates and punish them for their misconduct.

Also, Bar Council of India can take action under Section 36 through suo motu cognizance and act against erring lawyers, he said. Bangalore Advocates Association President K N Subba Reddy and General Secretary of Advocates Association of Bangalore (AAB) A P Ranganath were called to the court and were given notices.

Swamy has sought for implementation of the judgement of Supreme Court in Rajesh Uppal case where it was said strike is not permitted. Before holding a strike a procedure should be followed. The procedure involves grievance redressal committee, he said.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Flames trail Danica Patrick's car after she crashed into Matt Kenseth...

Flames trail Danica Patrick's car after she crashed into Matt Kenseth...

A Hindu priest holds a traditional lamp as he performs evening prayers called Aarti...

A Hindu priest holds a traditional lamp as he performs evening prayers called Aarti...

A scene at a road during dust storm in Jaipur on Monday...

A scene at a road during dust storm in Jaipur on Monday...

A massive fire broke out in forest areas of Bathuni and Gambr of the Rajouri forest...

A massive fire broke out in forest areas of Bathuni and Gambr of the Rajouri forest...

Thunderstorm seen in the background of Amba Vilasa Palace and Chamaraja Circle, after dizling rain..

Thunderstorm seen in the background of Amba Vilasa Palace and Chamaraja Circle, after dizling rain..

Fishermen throwing a net to catch fish in river Ganga in Kolkata on Monday...

Fishermen throwing a net to catch fish in river Ganga in Kolkata on Monday...

Blue-tailed bee-eaters at Bura Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary in Nagaon...

Blue-tailed bee-eaters at Bura Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary in Nagaon...

A White Peafowl at its enclosure on a hot summer day at Zoo in Surat...

A White Peafowl at its enclosure on a hot summer day at Zoo in Surat...

Sadhus offer prayers while sitting inside circles of burning dried cow dung cakes...

Sadhus offer prayers while sitting inside circles of burning dried cow dung cakes...

Two White Bucks or Albino Black bucks at their enclosure on a hot summer day at Zoo....

Two White Bucks or Albino Black bucks at their enclosure on a hot summer day at Zoo....