Category: Punjab and Haryana High Court

Bar Council to challenge HC order that set aside its moratorium on opening new law colleges

Source:- New Delhi: The Bar Council of India, which is the apex regulator of the legal profession and education in the country, has decided to challenge a high court order that quashed its resolution to impose a three-year moratorium on opening of new law colleges. According to sources in the council, chairman Manan Kumar Mishra

103 cops convicted in criminal cases still in service, Punjab tells High Court

Source:- Chandigarh, December 19 In an astounding revelation, the Punjab Government has told the Punjab and Haryana High Court that no less than 103 convicted police functionaries, including three SPs and two DSPs, were continuing in service. An affidavit filed before the court by the Department of Home Affairs and Justice makes it clear that

Punjab and Haryana HC denies bail to former SHO Baljinder Singh in assault case

Source:- The Punjab and Haryana High Court has once again slammed the former SHO of Khanna Sadar police station, Baljinder Singh. While hearing Singh’s bail petition on Thursday, the High Court has kept it pending. The next hearing of the case has been fixed on January 29. Baljinder Singh is jailed in Patiala. A case

Punjab did not respond to letter on train services: Railways to Punjab and Haryana High Court

Source:- Chandigarh, December 16 The Ministry of Railways today told the Punjab and Haryana High Court that the Punjab Government did not respond to its communication seeking confirmation for enabling it to resume passengers and goods services on the Beas-Amritsar section through the Jandiala railway station. In a status report placed before the Bench of

Justice Muralidhar elevated as chief justice of Orissa HC

Source:- Transferred at “midnight” to the Punjab and Haryana High Court in February from the Delhi High Court in midst of the Delhi violence case hearing, Justice S Muralidhar was on Tuesday elevated as the Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court. The senior-most Judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, Justice Rajesh Bindal,

Punjab and Haryana HC stays election to state badminton association

Source:- The Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed the election of state Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu as the chief of the Punjab Badminton Association. The old association’s joint secretary Tajinder Singh had filed a petition in the High Court regarding this election. In this, it was said the elections were held without informing the

Punjab DIG Prisons Jakhar resigns in supports of the famers agitation

Source:- CHANDIGARH: Punjab Deputy Inspector General (Prisons) Lakhminder Singh Jakhar had sent his resignation to the Punjab Government in support of farmers protesting against three farm laws but the government is yet to accept it. 56-year-old Jakhar who had joined the Punjab Prisons Department as Deputy Superintendent Jail on November 11, 1994 will now be

GMCH’s time-bound promotion scheme under judicial scanner

Source:- The time-bound promotion scheme of the Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh, has come under the judicial scanner less than one month after it was implemented, with the Punjab and Haryana High Court issuing a notice on a plea seeking its quashing. Among other things, Dr Roosy Aulakh has contended that it

High Court grants bail to 4 in Kotkhai custodial death case

Source:- The Punjab and Haryana High Court today granted bail to Surat Singh and three other accused police officials in the Kotkhai custodial death case. The High Court’s official website said that the plea stood allowed by Justice Amol Rattan Singh, though the order was yet to be uploaded. Among other things, the Bench was

Punjab and Haryana High Court for proper treatment of ‘gangrape victims’

Source:- Acting on a petition alleging custodial gangrape of two girls arrested in a murder case, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that constitution of a medical board will not be appropriate. Medical examination of the victims was conducted multiple times, but “total silence was maintained by them, at every opportune time, to