With the second wave of Covid-19 operating in full swing as well as with cases surging high, both restrictions and precautions are once again the need of the hour in order to prevent people from contracting and spreading the virus.
Judiciary is no exception to this, with decisions to operate virtually coming out from different High Courts and Supreme Court. Even after high alert and all arrangements, the virus contraction is perceivably unstoppable at the moment. With such uncertain circumstances prevailing, the Bar Council of Delhi has come forward to aid its members in times of distress.
As per the information provided by Adv. Sanjay Rathi, Member, Bar Council of Delhi, advocates can now enrol with BCD if infected with the coronavirus to receive financial help. The criteria put up by Bar is as following- -₹ 25,000 on home quarantine -₹ 50,000, if hospitalised and not covered by any insurance scheme If faced by any of the above adversity, Advocates can mail their Corona positive reports, admission proof & copy of I/Card & Bank account details at - email@example.com & firstname.lastname@example.org Furthermore, for any kind of assistance, they can contact 9990742770 & 7838544654.
Bar Council urges collegium to consider superseded district judges for elevation to High Court
The Bar Council of Delhi recently passed a resolution urging the collegium headed by Chief Justice DN Patel to consider names of a few District Court judges who were allegedly superseded on the decision of promotion to the Delhi High Court.To quote the resolution, it states, "In fact, the District Judges are appointed on the basis of the seniority and unblemished record. The non-recommendation of these judges may bring dissatisfaction among the judges..."The resolution further urges the...
The Bench of the High Court at Delhi, observed on Monday ( February 22,2021) that the Bar Council Of Delhi cannot make its enrolment process totally online because it is seen that it is a policy decision. It stated that the Court cannot give directions to the Council to make it a 100% online process. Regardless, the Court advised the Bar Council to look into making the procedure online as much as possible for the benefit of hundreds of law graduates , some of them even approaching the...