Lodge inter-faith couple in safehouse, HC tells Authorities

On Friday, the Punjab & Haryana High Court ordered Haryana Govt. authorities to lodge an inter-faith couple at a safehouse in Panchkula after the woman alleged that Hindu groups were threatening her & her husband. The 19-year-old woman was on Friday brought before a single bench of Justice Tejinder Singh Dhindsa after the court directed […]

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Remove bunds blocking flow of water into Yamuna: Delhi HC to Haryana

The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked Haryana to remove the bunds that, according to the Delhi government, were blocking flow of clean water into the Yamuna and was leading to an increase in pollution levels in the national capital’s water supply. The direction by a bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K […]

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Supreme Court summons chief secretaries of Delhi, Haryana: Yamuna water

The Supreme Court today directed the chief secretaries of Haryana and Delhi to appear before it on Monday after the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) said it was not receiving enough water to supply to the national capital. A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur took a strong note of the apathy shown by authorities […]

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Barala’s bail plea deferred till Jan 11

The Punjab and Haryana High Court today deferred to January 11 its hearing on the bail plea of Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala’s son Vikas Barala, who had been booked for stalking and attempting to abduct a woman. The single bench of Justice Lisa Gill also directed the cellular operator to provide to the trial […]

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NGT raps Punjab, Haryana over their action plan on pollution

The National Green Tribunal today slammed Punjab and Haryana governments for filing generalised action plans to combat air pollution and directed them to refer to its previous judgements on the issue. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar also summoned the environment secretaries of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, UP and Rajasthan asking them to […]

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SC directs UP, WB, Haryana to give roadmap on urban homeless

The Supreme Court today directed the states of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and West Bengal to place before it a roadmap on implementation of a scheme for urban homeless, saying it was the government’s “obligation” to help these poor people. The top court perused the affidavits filed by the three states on the implementation of the […]

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SC stays HC order suspending sentence in gangrape case

The Supreme Court today stayed the order of Punjab and Haryana High Court suspending the sentence of imprisonment awarded to three persons convicted in a gangrape case relating to a student of a private university at Sonepat in Haryana. A bench of Justices S A Bobde and M M Shantanagoudar also issued notices to the […]

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HC seeks info on crackers licences from Pb, Har, C’garh

Concerned over the pollution from fireworks, the Punjab and Haryana High Court today issued notices to the two states and the Union territory of Chandigarh asking them to furnish by tomorrow details of licences issued for sale of crackers. The development comes days after the Supreme Court banned the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR till […]

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SC grants 6 weeks’ time to Punjab, Haryana on SYL canal row

The Supreme Court today granted six weeks’ time to the Centre to explore the possibility of an amicable solution to the Satluj-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal row between Punjab and Haryana. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra was informed by Attorney General K K Venugopal that efforts were on to resolve the dispute between […]

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NGT notice to Centre, Haryana on construction in Aravallis

A plea seeking the demolition of apartments located in the eco-sensitive Aravalli area has prompted the National Green Tribunal to seek a response from the Centre and the Haryana government. A vacation bench headed by Justice R S Rathore issued notices to the environment ministry, Delhi and Haryana governments, the municipal corporation of Gurugram (MCG), […]

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