Uttrakhand HC for death sentence to those who rape minors

 The Uttarakhand High Court has suggested that the state government bring in a law which imposes death penalty for raping minors, so that it acts as a strong deterrent against such offences. A division bench of justices Rajiv Sharma and Alok Singh yesterday made the observation, while upholding the death sentence of a man, who […]

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Himachal court bans polythene-packed chips and candy

The Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday vacated the stay on the state government’s notification banning 25 junk food items in plastic packaging and directed it to implement the ban in the state from Jan 26 next year. However, the ban excludes drinking water, both packed and mineral. A division bench of Justice Rajiv Sharma and […]

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Court asks Himachal to clarify liquor vend policy

The Himachal Pradesh High Court has asked the state government to clarify its policy on opening liquor shops near educational institutes and religious places. A division bench of Chief Justice Kurian Joseph and Justice Rajiv Sharma Wednesday observed the liquor vending policy followed in the state in regard to distance from educational institutions, places of […]

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