Delhi HC Issues Notice On Plea Seeking Minority Status For Hindus In 9 States.

The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to the Central Government in a plea seeking minority status for Hindus living in 7 States in India. The Division Bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Hari Shankar will next take up the matter on May 4. Filed by Ashwini Upadhyay, the plea seeks minority […]

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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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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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HC issues notice to punjab local govt department, Khanna MC

The Punjab and Haryana High Court today issued notices to Punjab’s local government department and Khanna municipal council on a writ petition claiming a Rs-10 lakh compensation each for two dengue deaths. The bench of Justice Rajan Gupta issued notices for December 18, on a civil writ petition jointly filed by Balram Kumar Balli and […]

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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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Court asks Pb min’s son to vacate ex-armyman’s property

A court here today asked Rana Inder Partap Singh, son of Punjab Minister Rana Gurjit Singh, to vacate a house taken on rent from a retired army officer. The court of Additional Civil Judge Aashish Abrol sent a bailiff today to Inder Partap and asked him to vacate the house located in the Defence Colony […]

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Punjab CM asked to vacate government bungalow on Janpath

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has been asked to vacate a government bungalow that was allocated to him when he was a Member of Parliament by a Delhi court, which termed him as an “unauthorised occupant”. The court dismissed the appeal filed by the Congress leader against the March 24 order of the Estate Officer, […]

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SC judge expresses ‘regret’ for not delivering verdict on SYL

A Supreme Court judge Justice P C Ghose who is set to retire on May 27 today expressed regret for not being able to render judgement in the decades-old contentious Satluj-Yamuna Link canal dispute between Punjab and Haryana. “When we started hearing this matter in November last, we were eager to deliver the verdict and […]

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Talks okay, but dignity & verdict of court be respected: SC

The Supreme Court today said it was not averse to talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Chief Ministers of Punjab and Haryana to resolve Satluj-Yamuna Link canal issue but dignity of the court and the verdict should be “considered and respected”. The apex court’s remark came after a bench of Justices P C […]

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