Bar Council Panel To Meet Chief Justice Of India, Other Supreme Court Judges Today

In a press conference, a first, the judges underscored that "things weren't in order" in the judiciary and said preservation of the institution was necessary for the "survival of democracy".

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Bar Council Panel To Meet Chief Justice Of India, Other Supreme Court Judges Today

A seven-member pannel was set up by the Bar Council to meet judges of Supreme Court

New Delhi:  A seven-member panel of the Bar Council of India, a regulatory body for lawyers, will meet the Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and other Supreme Court judges today after four senior-most judges of the top court went public with their grievances on Friday. In a press conference, a first, the judges underscored that "things weren't in order" in the judiciary and said preservation of the institution was necessary for the "survival of democracy". "We want the rift to be resolved peacefully," the council chairman Manan Kumar Mishra said about the meet.
 

Here are the live updates of the Bar Council Panel meet:




Jan 14, 2018
18:15 (IST)
Delhi District Court Bar Associations coordination committee threatens to take to the streets if "crisis" in judiciary not resolved in 10 days.
Jan 14, 2018
18:05 (IST)
Coordination committee of Delhi District Court Bar Associations calls for judicial accountability bill, PTI reports.
Jan 14, 2018
18:04 (IST)
Internal mechanism should be developed to resolve disputes in judiciary, says Delhi District Court Bar Associations Coordination Committee
Jan 14, 2018
17:14 (IST)
This was a first of its kind incident & a black day for us. The Chief Justice of India should have looked into the matter beforehand. He should have called a meeting to handle things, says Delhi Bar Association.
Jan 14, 2018
16:51 (IST)
We request Honorable Chief Justice of India & all other judges of Supreme Court to put their house in order. We believe this incident occurred in absence of any legal mechanism to resolve such issues, says Coordination Committee of All District Court Bar Associations of Delhi, ANI reports
Jan 14, 2018
12:49 (IST)
Bar Council of India delegation was seen leaving after meeting Justice Chelameswar. A panel member said, 'will react after meeting Chief Justice of India and other three judges in the evening': news agency ANI

Jan 14, 2018
12:36 (IST)
The Bar Council panel on meeting with a few judges said, "we have got an appointment with CJI and will be meeting him in the evening. We will  conclude after meeting all the judges."
Jan 14, 2018
11:35 (IST)
Jan 14, 2018
10:26 (IST)
Politician and senior advocate, KTS Tulsi: 

  • It's in everybody's interest that the matter is resolved soon
  • Hope Chief Justice of India will take an initiative
  • This matter can only be resolved by judges themselves
  • Justice Loya's death is a blood curdling instance
  • It is an instance which makes every judge insecure
Jan 14, 2018
10:19 (IST)

A seven-member team was formed by Bar Council so as to help resolve the matter. The panel will meet Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra this evening; the panel is also scheduled to meet other judges of the Supreme Court through the day.
Jan 14, 2018
10:17 (IST)
Former law minister Ashwani Kumar said, Chief Justice of India must decide whether this can be logistically done. 
Jan 14, 2018
10:16 (IST)
The Bar Council of India and the Supreme Court Bar Association highlighted that there is a need to "restore the credibility" of the Supreme Court after unprecedented conflicts.  
Jan 14, 2018
10:06 (IST)
According to sources, the seven-member Bar Council panel will meet the Chief Justice of India today at 7.30 pm
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