Category: Punjab and Haryana High Court

Panchkula schools directed to designate separate entry, exit gates.

Source:- Deputy commissioner (D.C) Mukesh Kumar Ahuja on Friday directed all schools in the district to have separate gates for the entry and exit of students, along with an emergency gate. The DC, who was chairing a meeting of the representatives of government and private schools at Mini Secretariat in Sector 1, said, “All

SC fines Bengal over rural court lapse.

Source:- The Supreme Court on Wednesday imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh each on seven states, including Bengal, for failing to file their response on setting up “Gram Nyayalayas” to take the administration of justice to the doorsteps of people. The other states to be fined are Assam, Gujarat, Haryana, Odisha, Punjab and

2011 rape case: HC allows Chandigarh Police to proceed as per law to restrain accused’s family from leaving country.

Source – The Punjab and Haryana High Court has, in a rape cause from Punjab’s Hoshiarpur, permitted Chandigarh Police to make a request to the appropriate agency or a competent court to restrain a rape accused’s family from leaving the country. The accused, Sukhminder Singh, has been absconding since 2012 and police fear that if his

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