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Supreme Court

Conviction under Section 302 modified to Section 304(1) in absence of intention to cause...

Supreme Court on Thursday converted the sentence of appellant under Section 302 IPC (Punishment for Murder) to Part 1 of 304 IPC (Punishment for...
Supreme Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Supreme Court Stays Fine Imposed On Tehseen Poonawalla

The Supreme Court on Monday, 2nd September 2019 stayed the Punjab and Haryana High Court order imposing a fine of Rs 10 lakh each...
Supreme Court

Collegium Recommends Elevation of 4 Judges to SC; 8 as HC Chief Justices

The SC Collegium has recommended names of four Chief Justices of High Courts for elevation to the Supreme Court: Chief Justice V Ramasubramanian of the...
Punjab and Haryana High Court

P&H HC strike updates: Committee to review Haryana Administrative Tribunal; HC imposes fine on...

P&H HC strike updates: Committee to review Haryana Administrative Tribunal; HC imposes fine on HCBA The Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana and the Punjab...
Punjab and Haryana High Court

Strike call cannot stop litigants to enter court premises: P&H HC

Punjab & Haryana High Court, in the ensuing battle of advocates against the Haryana government on constituting Haryana Administrative Tribunal for handling service matters...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

Alimony: No Cash, Only Kind

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence A case in the Punjab and Haryana High Court where the husband has pleaded that he will compensate his...
Punjab & Haryana High Court

SC Collegium elevates 5 advocates as Judges to Punjab & Haryana High Court

The Supreme Court Collegium comprising the Chief Justice of India and senior judges Justice SA Bobde and Justice NV Ramana have on 25th July,...
Supreme court

Repeated acts calculated to disgrace a person can tantamount to ‘Abetment of Suicide’: SC

Supreme Court on 25th July has held in Ude Singh & ors v State of Haryana, that if the accused is found to have...
Supreme Court

Supreme Court demands Higher Standard of Proof for Summoning a Person u/Sec 319 CrPC

The Supreme Court on 23rd July, in Shiv Prakash Mishra v State of UP has dismissed the appeal against the orders of the Trial...
The Court’s censure is likely to put the Manohar Lal Khattar government in a spot/Photo: UNI

Police Paradise?

Above: The Court’s censure is likely to put the Manohar Lal Khattar government in a spot/Photo: UNI The Punjab and Haryana High Court has indicted...
Upper caste outfits protesting against favourable changes in the SC/ST Act/Photo: UNI

To Cast It Off

Above: Upper caste outfits protesting against favourable changes in the SC/ST Act/Photo: UNI In a welcome step, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed...
Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed new CJI

Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed new CJI

Justice Ranjan Gogoi was appointed as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) on Thursday (Sep 13) by the President of India Ram Nath...
supreme court

SC Collegium recommends 4 lawyers for judgeship of Punjab and Haryana HC

The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the names of the four advocates—Manjari Nehru Kaul,  Arun Kumar Monga, Harsimran Singh Sethi and Manoj Bajaj—for elevation...
Dera Sacha Sauda: Crash Landing

Dera Sacha Sauda: Crash Landing

Above: The compound of the Dera Sacha Sauda in Sirsa, Haryana Investigating agencies are probing benami deals of Gurmeet Ram Rahim, the convicted former head...
Maternity Benefits: Baby Steps

Maternity Benefits: Baby Steps

Above: The Maternity Benefit Act protects the employment of a woman during maternity and entitles her to full pay during this time The Uttarakhand High...
Punjab & Haryana High Court

Video-Conferencing: Bridging the Distance

Above: The Punjab and Haryana High Court has finally allowed a petitioner to appear through conferencing via Whatsapp and Skype/Photo: Wikimedia In a novel move,...
NRI admission to minority college: SC refers case back to high court

NRI admission to minority college: SC refers case back to high court

The Supreme Court vacation bench of Justice S Abdul Nazeer and Indu Malhotra on Wednesday (June 20) referred a case of NRI admissions to...
The Digital Divide

The Digital Divide

Illustration: Anthony Lawrence Indian courts are getting digitised but there are hiccups on the way—slow conversion of case records, red tape, incompetently executed renovations and...

New CJ for Punjab and Haryana HC

Allahabad High Court’s Justice Krishna Murari has been appointed as the Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court. The transfer order (see below),...
Criminal candidates: SC rules criminal matters pending must be mentioned in bold letter in election form

SC reinstates subordinate judicial officer, asks Punjab and Haryana HC to remove adverse remarks

Additional Sessions Judge Jitender Walia, under the Punjab and Haryana High Court, had appealed to the Supreme Court against a directive of high court...
Greyhound Dog Races: Matter reaches Punjab and Haryana High Court

Dog Races: Hounded Out?

Photo: UNI The Greyhound Racing Board has approached the Punjab & Haryana High Court to allow races of this breed and claimed that they are...
Justice AK Mittal Case: Cracks in the Collegium

Justice AK Mittal Case: Cracks in the Collegium

The Punjab and Haryana High Court Justice AK Mittal’s elevation as chief justice of the Delhi High Court was delayed twice due to dissension within...
Appointment of Chief Principal Secretary: Courting Controversy

Close Encounters

Above: Bureaucrat Suresh Kumar with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh A single bench of the high court has set aside the appointment of a retired IAS...
SC to Punjab & Haryana HC: Dispose of matter related to gang rape in OP Jindal University within 5 months

SC to Punjab & Haryana HC: Dispose of matter related to gang rape in...

The Supreme Court on Thursday (February 15) directed Punjab & Haryana High Court to dispose of a petition related to gang rape in a...
NCDRC

NCDRC throws out strange claims by real estate major, says pay home buyers in...

Above: NCRDC/Photo by Anil Shakya The embattled real estate major Unitech put up some incredible “facts” to buttress its claim for not only not...
SC praises Centre for emulating the Punjab and Haryana HC model for the installation of CCTVs

SC praises Centre for emulating the Punjab and Haryana HC model for the installation...

The Supreme Court bench of Justices A K Goel and U U Lalit on Thursday (November 23) was informed by the Additional Solicitor General...
Red Brigade members on dharna in Lucknow, demanding steps to check violence against women. Photo: UNI

Two rape verdicts: The march backwards

Above: Red Brigade members on dharna in Lucknow, demanding steps to check violence against women. Photo: UNI Two recent judgments came in for criticism as...
Ram Rahim’s ex-driver wants to re-record testimony in murder trial, moves HC

Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s ex-driver wants to re-record testimony in murder trial, moves HC

Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s former driver—he used to drive the bus in which Gurmeet used to travel in while going for Satsang—has filed a petition...
Dera Sachha Sauda headquarters at Sirsa

Punjab and Haryana HC orders IT, ED probe into Dera Sachha Sauda properties

Above:  Dera Sachha Sauda headquarters at Sirsa The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday (September 27) directed the Income Tax department and the Enforcement Directorate to...
Lead Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Judicial officers’ recruitment: Exam Paper goes for Rs 1.5 crore

In a shocking case of corruption in a judicial exam in Haryana, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered an FIR and a...
Punjab and Haryana High Court

Court sets 3 convicts of gang-rape free, slams the victim instead

Punjab and Haryana High Court felt “it would be a travesty of justice if they (the culprits) are not given a chance to redeem...
The subordinate judiciary in several states grapples with long pendency of cases, with some dragging on for over a decade. Photo: UNI

Case Pendency: Operation Downsize

Above: The subordinate judiciary in several states grapples with long pendency of cases, with some dragging on for over a decade. Photo: UNI The huge...
Gurmeet Ram Rahim on his designer vehicle

Dera Assets: The Fall of an Empire

Above: Gurmeet Ram Rahim on his designer vehicle The stunning arrest of Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim and the assessment of his assets has...
Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim

The Rise and Fall of Ram Rahim

Above: Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s rise is an amazing story ~By Vipin Pubby in Chandigarh What makes a rape convict such a powerful force that...
Punjab and Haryana HC

Petition against Punjab govt bypassing SC liquor ban

 Above: Punjab and Haryana High Court has received a petition from a Chandigarh-based NGO. The Punjab government’s novel method of amending its Excise Act to...
Madras High Court. Photo: wikimedia.org

11 more judges for 3 high courts

Keeping to the fast pace of adding to the roster of high court judges across the country – an essential prerequisite for bringing down...
AAP gets Delhi HC’s sympathy

Ajay Kumar Mittal could be the next Delhi High Court chief justice

Justice Ajay Kumar Mittal of the Punjab and Haryana High Court is set to be the next chief justice of the Delhi High Court....
Lead Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Minor’s Testimony: No Child’s Play Here

The testimony of a 12-year-old boy who saw his father being murdered by killers hired by his mother was accepted as “reliable” by a...
Navjot Singh Sidhu. Photo: UNI

Punjab and Haryana HC okays Navjot Singh Sidhu’s TV programmes

Former cricketer, comedy king and now Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu can continue on comedy television shows and also appear in advertisement campaigns. The Punjab...
The proposed project was close to the green lungs of Chandigarh, the Shivalik Hills (above) and Sukhna Lake. www.happytrips.com

Tata project: Caught in a Logjam

A housing project started by this conglomerate in Chandigarh on cheap farm land bought by a society of MLAs and MPs has run into...
National Highway

Roads in Chandigarh: Highways to Cash

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed a PIL regarding the redesignation of some highways as major district roads. This will enable the...
The Maruti Suzuki plant in Manesar. Photo: YouTube

13 get life sentences in Manesar Maruti murder and rioting case

RP Goyal, the additional district and sessions judge in Gurgaon (Gurugram) on March 18 handed out life sentences to 13 accused in the murder...
Jat protestors block a road in Jind, Haryana, to demand reservation in government jobs. Photo: UNI

Jat agitation: On the Warpath Again

Even as this community is up in arms and threatens to march to Delhi, a PIL in the High Court has challenged the Haryana...
The Herald House in Delhi. The paper finds itself in legal trouble in Panchkula. Photo: Anil Shakya

National Herald Case: The Paper Trail

The Congress-backed newspaper, National Herald, could embarrass the party over allocation of prime land in Panchkula in record time by the Hooda government ~By...
Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh is being kept alive by pumping in water.

Sukhna Lake: In Deep Water

A move to pump ground water into this famous Lake has been challenged in the Punjab and Haryana High Court. Will this help alleviate...

Brand of Shame

Twenty-four years after four women from Punjab were branded on their foreheads as pickpockets, the guilty policemen have got away with a mild punishment...
Supreme Court (Photo: Anil Shakya); An Amritdhari Sikh (Photo: Kh Manglembi Devi)

Who is a True Sikh?

This is a question that may be exercising many Sikhs as an apex court’s oral order seems to favor Akali Dals who want to...
(L-R) Supreme Court. photo (black & white): Prashant Panjiar

Judicial Nightmare

The Chief Justice of India has once again highlighted the paucity of judges and the delay in filling the vacancies as over 22 lakh...
CJI-Thakur-2-Anil-Shakya

Judges’ appointment: CJI expresses worry

At a time when pendency of cases has become a cause of concern, media reports recently quoted the Chief Justice of India as having...

'Punjab and Haryana High Court' - 49 News Results

Supreme Court

Conviction under Section 302 modified to Section 304(1) in absence of intention to cause...

Supreme Court on Thursday converted the sentence of appellant under Section 302 IPC (Punishment for Murder) to Part 1 of 304 IPC (Punishment for...
Supreme Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Supreme Court Stays Fine Imposed On Tehseen Poonawalla

The Supreme Court on Monday, 2nd September 2019 stayed the Punjab and Haryana High Court order imposing a fine of Rs 10 lakh each...
Supreme Court

Collegium Recommends Elevation of 4 Judges to SC; 8 as HC Chief Justices

The SC Collegium has recommended names of four Chief Justices of High Courts for elevation to the Supreme Court: Chief Justice V Ramasubramanian of the...
Punjab and Haryana High Court

P&H HC strike updates: Committee to review Haryana Administrative Tribunal; HC imposes fine on...

P&H HC strike updates: Committee to review Haryana Administrative Tribunal; HC imposes fine on HCBA The Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana and the Punjab...
Punjab and Haryana High Court

Strike call cannot stop litigants to enter court premises: P&H HC

Punjab & Haryana High Court, in the ensuing battle of advocates against the Haryana government on constituting Haryana Administrative Tribunal for handling service matters...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

Alimony: No Cash, Only Kind

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence A case in the Punjab and Haryana High Court where the husband has pleaded that he will compensate his...
Punjab & Haryana High Court

SC Collegium elevates 5 advocates as Judges to Punjab & Haryana High Court

The Supreme Court Collegium comprising the Chief Justice of India and senior judges Justice SA Bobde and Justice NV Ramana have on 25th July,...
Supreme court

Repeated acts calculated to disgrace a person can tantamount to ‘Abetment of Suicide’: SC

Supreme Court on 25th July has held in Ude Singh & ors v State of Haryana, that if the accused is found to have...
Supreme Court

Supreme Court demands Higher Standard of Proof for Summoning a Person u/Sec 319 CrPC

The Supreme Court on 23rd July, in Shiv Prakash Mishra v State of UP has dismissed the appeal against the orders of the Trial...
The Court’s censure is likely to put the Manohar Lal Khattar government in a spot/Photo: UNI

Police Paradise?

Above: The Court’s censure is likely to put the Manohar Lal Khattar government in a spot/Photo: UNI The Punjab and Haryana High Court has indicted...
Upper caste outfits protesting against favourable changes in the SC/ST Act/Photo: UNI

To Cast It Off

Above: Upper caste outfits protesting against favourable changes in the SC/ST Act/Photo: UNI In a welcome step, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed...
Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed new CJI

Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed new CJI

Justice Ranjan Gogoi was appointed as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) on Thursday (Sep 13) by the President of India Ram Nath...
supreme court

SC Collegium recommends 4 lawyers for judgeship of Punjab and Haryana HC

The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the names of the four advocates—Manjari Nehru Kaul,  Arun Kumar Monga, Harsimran Singh Sethi and Manoj Bajaj—for elevation...
Dera Sacha Sauda: Crash Landing

Dera Sacha Sauda: Crash Landing

Above: The compound of the Dera Sacha Sauda in Sirsa, Haryana Investigating agencies are probing benami deals of Gurmeet Ram Rahim, the convicted former head...
Maternity Benefits: Baby Steps

Maternity Benefits: Baby Steps

Above: The Maternity Benefit Act protects the employment of a woman during maternity and entitles her to full pay during this time The Uttarakhand High...
Punjab & Haryana High Court

Video-Conferencing: Bridging the Distance

Above: The Punjab and Haryana High Court has finally allowed a petitioner to appear through conferencing via Whatsapp and Skype/Photo: Wikimedia In a novel move,...
NRI admission to minority college: SC refers case back to high court

NRI admission to minority college: SC refers case back to high court

The Supreme Court vacation bench of Justice S Abdul Nazeer and Indu Malhotra on Wednesday (June 20) referred a case of NRI admissions to...
The Digital Divide

The Digital Divide

Illustration: Anthony Lawrence Indian courts are getting digitised but there are hiccups on the way—slow conversion of case records, red tape, incompetently executed renovations and...

New CJ for Punjab and Haryana HC

Allahabad High Court’s Justice Krishna Murari has been appointed as the Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court. The transfer order (see below),...
Criminal candidates: SC rules criminal matters pending must be mentioned in bold letter in election form

SC reinstates subordinate judicial officer, asks Punjab and Haryana HC to remove adverse remarks

Additional Sessions Judge Jitender Walia, under the Punjab and Haryana High Court, had appealed to the Supreme Court against a directive of high court...
Greyhound Dog Races: Matter reaches Punjab and Haryana High Court

Dog Races: Hounded Out?

Photo: UNI The Greyhound Racing Board has approached the Punjab & Haryana High Court to allow races of this breed and claimed that they are...
Justice AK Mittal Case: Cracks in the Collegium

Justice AK Mittal Case: Cracks in the Collegium

The Punjab and Haryana High Court Justice AK Mittal’s elevation as chief justice of the Delhi High Court was delayed twice due to dissension within...
Appointment of Chief Principal Secretary: Courting Controversy

Close Encounters

Above: Bureaucrat Suresh Kumar with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh A single bench of the high court has set aside the appointment of a retired IAS...
SC to Punjab & Haryana HC: Dispose of matter related to gang rape in OP Jindal University within 5 months

SC to Punjab & Haryana HC: Dispose of matter related to gang rape in...

The Supreme Court on Thursday (February 15) directed Punjab & Haryana High Court to dispose of a petition related to gang rape in a...
NCDRC

NCDRC throws out strange claims by real estate major, says pay home buyers in...

Above: NCRDC/Photo by Anil Shakya The embattled real estate major Unitech put up some incredible “facts” to buttress its claim for not only not...
SC praises Centre for emulating the Punjab and Haryana HC model for the installation of CCTVs

SC praises Centre for emulating the Punjab and Haryana HC model for the installation...

The Supreme Court bench of Justices A K Goel and U U Lalit on Thursday (November 23) was informed by the Additional Solicitor General...
Red Brigade members on dharna in Lucknow, demanding steps to check violence against women. Photo: UNI

Two rape verdicts: The march backwards

Above: Red Brigade members on dharna in Lucknow, demanding steps to check violence against women. Photo: UNI Two recent judgments came in for criticism as...
Ram Rahim’s ex-driver wants to re-record testimony in murder trial, moves HC

Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s ex-driver wants to re-record testimony in murder trial, moves HC

Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s former driver—he used to drive the bus in which Gurmeet used to travel in while going for Satsang—has filed a petition...
Dera Sachha Sauda headquarters at Sirsa

Punjab and Haryana HC orders IT, ED probe into Dera Sachha Sauda properties

Above:  Dera Sachha Sauda headquarters at Sirsa The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday (September 27) directed the Income Tax department and the Enforcement Directorate to...
Lead Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Judicial officers’ recruitment: Exam Paper goes for Rs 1.5 crore

In a shocking case of corruption in a judicial exam in Haryana, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered an FIR and a...
Punjab and Haryana High Court

Court sets 3 convicts of gang-rape free, slams the victim instead

Punjab and Haryana High Court felt “it would be a travesty of justice if they (the culprits) are not given a chance to redeem...
The subordinate judiciary in several states grapples with long pendency of cases, with some dragging on for over a decade. Photo: UNI

Case Pendency: Operation Downsize

Above: The subordinate judiciary in several states grapples with long pendency of cases, with some dragging on for over a decade. Photo: UNI The huge...
Gurmeet Ram Rahim on his designer vehicle

Dera Assets: The Fall of an Empire

Above: Gurmeet Ram Rahim on his designer vehicle The stunning arrest of Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim and the assessment of his assets has...
Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim

The Rise and Fall of Ram Rahim

Above: Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s rise is an amazing story ~By Vipin Pubby in Chandigarh What makes a rape convict such a powerful force that...
Punjab and Haryana HC

Petition against Punjab govt bypassing SC liquor ban

 Above: Punjab and Haryana High Court has received a petition from a Chandigarh-based NGO. The Punjab government’s novel method of amending its Excise Act to...
Madras High Court. Photo: wikimedia.org

11 more judges for 3 high courts

Keeping to the fast pace of adding to the roster of high court judges across the country – an essential prerequisite for bringing down...
AAP gets Delhi HC’s sympathy

Ajay Kumar Mittal could be the next Delhi High Court chief justice

Justice Ajay Kumar Mittal of the Punjab and Haryana High Court is set to be the next chief justice of the Delhi High Court....
Lead Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Minor’s Testimony: No Child’s Play Here

The testimony of a 12-year-old boy who saw his father being murdered by killers hired by his mother was accepted as “reliable” by a...
Navjot Singh Sidhu. Photo: UNI

Punjab and Haryana HC okays Navjot Singh Sidhu’s TV programmes

Former cricketer, comedy king and now Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu can continue on comedy television shows and also appear in advertisement campaigns. The Punjab...
The proposed project was close to the green lungs of Chandigarh, the Shivalik Hills (above) and Sukhna Lake. www.happytrips.com

Tata project: Caught in a Logjam

A housing project started by this conglomerate in Chandigarh on cheap farm land bought by a society of MLAs and MPs has run into...
National Highway

Roads in Chandigarh: Highways to Cash

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed a PIL regarding the redesignation of some highways as major district roads. This will enable the...
The Maruti Suzuki plant in Manesar. Photo: YouTube

13 get life sentences in Manesar Maruti murder and rioting case

RP Goyal, the additional district and sessions judge in Gurgaon (Gurugram) on March 18 handed out life sentences to 13 accused in the murder...
Jat protestors block a road in Jind, Haryana, to demand reservation in government jobs. Photo: UNI

Jat agitation: On the Warpath Again

Even as this community is up in arms and threatens to march to Delhi, a PIL in the High Court has challenged the Haryana...
The Herald House in Delhi. The paper finds itself in legal trouble in Panchkula. Photo: Anil Shakya

National Herald Case: The Paper Trail

The Congress-backed newspaper, National Herald, could embarrass the party over allocation of prime land in Panchkula in record time by the Hooda government ~By...
Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh is being kept alive by pumping in water.

Sukhna Lake: In Deep Water

A move to pump ground water into this famous Lake has been challenged in the Punjab and Haryana High Court. Will this help alleviate...

Brand of Shame

Twenty-four years after four women from Punjab were branded on their foreheads as pickpockets, the guilty policemen have got away with a mild punishment...
Supreme Court (Photo: Anil Shakya); An Amritdhari Sikh (Photo: Kh Manglembi Devi)

Who is a True Sikh?

This is a question that may be exercising many Sikhs as an apex court’s oral order seems to favor Akali Dals who want to...
(L-R) Supreme Court. photo (black & white): Prashant Panjiar

Judicial Nightmare

The Chief Justice of India has once again highlighted the paucity of judges and the delay in filling the vacancies as over 22 lakh...
CJI-Thakur-2-Anil-Shakya

Judges’ appointment: CJI expresses worry

At a time when pendency of cases has become a cause of concern, media reports recently quoted the Chief Justice of India as having...

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