Category: Punjab and Haryana High Court

GADVASU’s reshuffling order triggers angry protest from students.

Source – As many as 68 students from the Government Veterinary College, Rampura Phul, Bathinda, staged a protest at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana, against the latter’s decision to shift them to Khalsa College in Amritsar.  The university authorities have cited a recent order of the Punjab and Haryana

Chandigarh CBI court issues NBW against convicted UT estate office inspector, after HC declines plea.

Source – The Special CBI Court of Chandigarh issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against the former UT Estate Office Inspector Jagjit Kumar, who was convicted in a 2013 graft case. Kumar was sentenced to three-years imprisonment on December 5, 2019, by the CBI Court of Chandigarh, however, he was released on bail. The NBW warrant was

CAT quashing DGP’s appointment sends govt into a huddle.

Source – The Central Administrative Tribunal’s (CAT’s) decision to quash appointment of Dinkar Gupta as Punjab DGP on Friday came as a big setback to Captain Amarinder Singh-led state government, which immediately went into a huddle to explore the legal options to challenge the order. The chief minister was attending the special session of

Punjab and Haryana High Court fast tracks Sukhna Lake case.

Source – THE PUNJAB and Haryana High Court Wednesday began a day-to-day hearing in a 2009 case regarding Sukhna Lake and the issue of illegal constructions in its catchment area, observing that the matter has been unnecessarily dragged and prolonged. The division bench of Justice Rajiv Sharma and Justice Harinder Singh Sidhu heard the

Sacrilege case FIR: Punjab and Haryana HC grants anticipatory bail to Mantar Singh Brar, two others.

Source – The Punjab and Haryana High Court Tuesday granted anticipatory bail to Shiromani Akali Dal leader Mantar Singh Brar and two other accused in an FIR filed in 2018 relating to the sacrilege incidents of 2015. The accused were on interim bail since last year. The Special Investigation Team probing the sacrilege incidents

Chandigarh: MLRs, PMRs in typed format; HC asks why it can’t be done.

Source – Can the medico-legal reports (MLRs) and post-mortem reports (PMRs) be not typed on computers or a typewriter by stenographers to be made available with the doctors instead of the existing norm of writing them by hand? The Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh health secretaries to reply to

Punjab: HC directs SSP Ferozepur to inquire into derogatory emails against judicial officers.

Source – The Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered SSP Ferozepur to conduct an inquiry and find out whether a 63-year-old resident of the district, who is facing a criminal contempt case, himself is responsible for sending regular complaints to the high court or someone else is using his email. The multiple communications