Grouping Of Students Into Sections On The Basis Of Marks Is Violation Of Their Fundamental Right: Punjab & Haryana HC

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the practice of classification of children into sections on the basis of their marks is a violation of fundamental right of elementary education. Justice Sudhir Mittal observed that such a practice has the tendency of creating a feeling of inferiority amongst children securing less marks. The Court […]

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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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High Court : Acquittal of Driver Involved in Accident no Ground for Denial of Insurance Claim (Read Judgement)

The Punjab & Haryana HC has made it clear that acquittal of driver in criminal proceedings pertaining to accident of a vehicle & a complainant turning hostile in the case isn’t a ground for denial of insurance claim to the family of the person killed in that accident. Justice Lisa Gill of the HC passed these orders while upholding […]

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High Court Notice to Central Bureau of Investigation on Plea Seeking Probe into Pension Scam

The Punjab & Haryana HC on Thursday issued a notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in an ongoing petition seeking investigation into alleged pension scam in which various social security pensions in Haryana were disbursed to the ghost & ineligible beneficiaries. The matter is pending before the HC in the wake of a petition filed by Rakesh […]

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Woman forced to sit atop jeep: HC issues notice to DGP, Amritsar SSP

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday issued notice to Punjab DGP, SSP Amritsar (Rural) and other officers on a petition, seeking an SIT probe into an incident in which a 35-year old woman fell off the roof of and allegedly paraded by police atop a jeep near Amritsar. The court issued notice of motion to Director General […]

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Punjab to Supreme Court: High Court verdict convicting Navjot Singh Sidhu correct

The Punjab government today told the Supreme Court that the Punjab and Haryana High Court was correct in convicting its incumbent minister Navjot Singh Sidhu in the road rage case. Counsel for Punjab government told a bench of Justices J Chelameswar and Sanjay Kishan Kaul that Patiala resident Gurnam Singh had died after he was […]

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Jat quota in Haryana: Supreme Court continues status quo order

The Supreme Court today continued its interim order granting status quo on the operation of the Punjab and Haryana High Court verdict upholding the constitutional validity of the law providing ten per cent reservation to Jats and five other communities in Haryana. A bench of Justices J Chelameswar and Sanjay Kishan Kaul asked Haryana to […]

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PIL filed in HC seeking action against Karni Sena

Seeking action against Karni Sena activists for “disturbing peace” in the wake of the release of “Padmaavat”,  a PIL was filed itoday  in the Punjab and Haryana High Court. The  movie was directed by Sanjay Leela Bansali and  was released across the country today despite opposition from the Rajput outfit and several other organisations. The PIL, […]

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HC permits Ryan Pinto to visit US, Dubai

The Punjab and Haryana High Court today permitted Ryan International Group’s CEO Ryan Pinto to visit abroad, more than four months after a seven- year-old student was killed at the group’s school in Gurugram. A single bench of Justice Rajan Gupta allowed Pinto to visit the US and Dubai, his counsel Arshdeep Singh Cheema said […]

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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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