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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Hold Mohali Mayoral Poll in 15 days(05.08.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while directing the holding of the Mohali mayoral poll in 15 days has ordered that the Mayor’s seat would not be reserve.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Questions Union Territory Administration(10.08.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has rapped the Chandigarh Authorities on sealing premises of cellular firms despite assurance to Court.

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Punjab Wins VAT Battle(10.08.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed petitions of more than 150 firms operating in Punjab. These firms had challenged amendment in the VAT (val.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Dismisses Resident’s Plea Regarding Mission Smart City(12.08.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed petition filed by R P Malhotra, President of Residents’ Welfare Association,Sector 8,seeking directions fr.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Criticises Lower Court For Awarding Lesser Sentence in Rape Case(14.08.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has criticised local court for convicting rape accused under wrong Section of Indian Penal Code, resulting in a milder sentence.....

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Supreme Court Disapproves Punjab and Haryana High Court's Decision of Reducing Sentence(21.08.2015)

Supreme Court while disapproving Punjab and Haryana High Court's decision to reduce sentences of 3 convicts in case of abetment to suicide to 4 months.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Zirakpur Civic Body, Police Failed to Check Illegal Parking(24.08.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that the Zirakpur Municipal Council as well as the police authorities have failed to check illegal parking .....

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SC to Punjab and Haryana HC: Decide Immediately Plea Filed by DLF Park Place’s Residents Association(25.08.2015)

Supreme Court has ordered Punjab and Haryana High Court to immediately decide plea filed by DLF Park Place’s residents association in Gurgaon against .....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Issues Notice to Haryana Govt. over EWS Children Admissions in Pvt. Schools(25.08.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has issued notice to State Govt. regarding stay on circular issued by it on admission mechanism to be adopted in private unaided.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Rejects PMET Retest Plea, Orders Varsity to Recast Merit List(02.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has rejected demand of petitioners for retest of Pre Medical Entrance Test (PMET-2015), earlier conducted by Baba Farid Universi.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Denies to Hear Chandigarh Golf Club Lease Case(04.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has denied to hear case about tussle between Chandigarh Golf Club and UT Administration on issue of renewal of lease ren.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Rejects Bail Plea of Hooda and Shyam Sunder(04.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has rejected bail petition filed by Rampal's key aides Dr O P Hooda and Shyam Sunder, accused along with Rampal in crimi.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Summons Fazilka DC, Abohar SDM(08.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while resuming hearing on contempt plea filed by Leader of Opposition and Abohar Congress legislator, has rapped Local B.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Reduces Compensation Amount Drastically in Haryana Land Compensation Case(09.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has drastically reduced amount that farmers were to receive from Haryana Government for 142.38 acres acquired in 1979 fo.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Directs Immediate Action Against Jalandhar ASI for Thrashing Minors(09.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed Punjab Government to take immediate action against Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Jhilmil Singh for merciles.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Don’t Finalise Medical Admissions(11.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court on re-examination for PMET 2015 has asserted, “ In the meantime till the adjourned date, the counselling for admissions.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Refuses to Stay Haryana Polls Bar(15.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has denied to stay provisions of Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Bill, 2015, through which education qualification was set up.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Rejects Bail Plea of Poonam Malik(16.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has rejected anticipatory bail plea filed by Ex-Chandigarh Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Shayin’s PA, Poonam Malik, in ca.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Why No Provision on Transgender Attendants on School Buses(21.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has sought details from UT Administration on objections against its proposal to deploy transgenders as attendants on school buse.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Rejects Appeal for PMET Retest(22.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has rejected appeal filed by 15-odd students seeking retest of Punjab Pre-Medical Entrance Test (PMET) 2015, conducted b.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Approves De-Merger Plan of Jindal Stainless(22.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has approved scheme of arrangement between Jindal Stainless, Jindal Stainless (Hisar), Jindal United Steel and Jindal Coke, thei.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Seeks Report on Dalit Families of Bhagana Village(24.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC while hearing petition filed by Ambedkar Welfare Samiti, Bhagana, has sought status report from Haryana Government about Dalit f.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Slams UT over No Benchmark on Operation of Hotels, Pubs(24.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has directed Chandigarh Administration to inform why some benchmark cannot be adopted for running of hotels and night clubs in c.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court to State Cops: Find if Forged Court Orders Used to Acquire Govt. Land(25.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has directed Deputy Commissioners of Mohali and Rupnagar to submit report on whether shamlat or government lands have been sanct.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Contract Given by AAI to AIATSL ‘Unreasonable’(25.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has ruled that contract given by Airports Authority of India (AAI) to Air India Air Transport Services Ltd (AIATSL) for entire g.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Dismisses Minor Rape Survivor's Abortion Plea(28.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC after taking advice from expert panel from Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, has refused to allow abort.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Put Stay on Government‘s Deision Regarding Sandhu’s Removal(29.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while taking Mangal Singh Sandhu’s petition, has stayed Punjab Government’s decision to remove him as the officiating Pu.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Seeks Complete Details of Mobile Towers in City(30.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered cellular companies operating in Chandigarh to submit details, within 10 days, of all their mobile towers ere.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Orders City Admin to Notify Safe School Vahan Policy Within 2-month(01.10.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has ordered Chandigarh Administration to notify Safe School Vahan Policy for transportation of school children within two months.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Rejects CRPF IG's Plea Against Transfer(01.10.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC while refusing to take plea of a senior officer of paramilitary forces against his transfer on grounds of hardship, has ruled th.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Denies to Stay Imposition of Property Tax in City(06.10.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has denied to pass any interim order to stay levy of property tax in Chandigarh after UT Administration said that it was authori.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Dismisses Plea Seeking CBI Probe in Bhola Drug Case(08.10.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed demand of petitioners for Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into Jagdish Singh Bhola synthetic d.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Issues Notice to State(14.10.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued notice to State, while acting on a petition alleging that the procedure adopted by Haryana Government for rec.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Issues Notice to Chandigarh Police over Petition Alleging ‘Custodial Torture’(14.10.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued a notice of motion to Chandigarh Police on a petition by a Dera Bassi resident alleging that he was brutally .....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Says, Somebody in the System Against Gurbaj Singh(15.10.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has observed that there is “somebody in the system” against senior Indian hockey player Gurbaj Singh. The hockey player was bann.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Irks over Sham Probes Conducted by Chandigarh Police in Rs 40-Lakh Bribery Case(16.10.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC while dismissing bail petition filed by businessmen Sanjay Dahuja and Aman Grover, accused in Rs 40 Lacs bribery case, also invo.....

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Punjab And Haryana High Court Says Ban on Gurbaj Singh is Illegal(20.10.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed Gurbaj Singh's nine-month ban imposed on him by Hockey India for creating groupism, disharmony within the tea.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Issues Notice to Haryana Govt., UHBVNL, DHBVNL over Power Tariff Hike(20.10.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has issued notice to Haryana Government, Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited (UHBVNL) and Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Niga.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Serves Notice on Harayana Govt. over Communal Violence in Mirchpur(21.10.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has served notice to Haryana Government on a plea for rehabilitation of victims of communal violence in Mirchpur village of Hisa.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Slams Police over Failure to Manage Traffic(26.10.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while taking note of Ludhiana’s failure to steer clear of traffic snarls and violations, has directed Ludhiana Additiona.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Decide 100 Cases of Convicts for Early Release(26.10.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court in light of the Supreme Court directions has set a month’s deadline for deciding more than 100 pending cases of life pr.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Rejects Miner’s PLea on Contract Term(02.11.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has rejected plea of mining lease holders from Haryana that period of mining contract should commence after obtaining environmen.....

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NGT Forms Expert-Level Committee to Study Ground Water Contamination in Punjab(02.11.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has formed an expert-level committee to study and analyse the ground water contamination in several districts of Punjab .....

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P&H HC Rejects Emblem Misuse Petition Against Aamir Khan(04.11.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has rejected a petition filed against actor Aamir Khan for allegedly making improper use of national emblem in his TV sh.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Seeks Information on Highway Liquor Vends(17.11.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has directed Punjab Excise and Taxation Commissioner to inform if there were any liquor vends in state in violation of the court.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Summons UT DC(18.11.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has summoned UT Deputy Commissioner and questioned UT Finance Secretary on steps initiated to clean Augean stables in th.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Provides Relief to 3,581 Guest Teachers(18.11.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while acting on Haryana Government’s plea for reinstatement of 3,581 surplus guest teachers earlier removed from service.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Pulls Up Panjab University for Wasting 4 BDS Seats(20.11.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has pulled up Panjab University for not using technology to inform students about vacant seats in the BDS course, result.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Women Should Get Preference Over Men in Compassionate Appointments(24.11.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has ruled that women should be given preference over men in compassionate appointments, when both are born of public servants dy.....

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SC Expresses Serious Concern Over Acute Drug Menace in Punjab(25.11.2015)

Supreme Court while refusing bail to Mohinder Pal, a bus driver, convicted for possessing three kg of charas, has said peddlers of various narcotics s.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Junks Allotment of 222 Industrial Plots in Rohtak(30.11.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has junked the allotment of 222 industrial plots in Rohtak after finding huge irregularities in the allotment process adopted by.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: ITAT Does Not Have Power to Stay Tax Prosecution(30.11.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while deciding a case involving Jindal Steel & Power Ltd., has held that Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) doesn't ha.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC to Sacked Guest Teachers: Furnish Affidavit to Join Back(02.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has said that all 3,581 guest teachers, who were sacked few months back for being surplus, would be allowed join back only after.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Provides Shield to Parents against Unruly and Unsupportive Children(03.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC while taking petition by Gurpreet Singh against his father, has given a new meaning to parent-son relationship. The court has s.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Rejects Plea for CBI Investigation in Orbit Bus Case(04.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has turned down plea for CBI investigation in case where a 13-year-old girl died on being allegedly thrown off a bus owned by Or.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Rejects Petition Seeking CBI Inquiry in Moga Molestation Case(04.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has rejected a petition seeking Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into Moga molestation incident.

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Punjab and Haryana HC Grants Bail to 3 Accused in Royal Family Land Grab Case(04.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has granted anticipatory bail to three accused involved in the land grab case of granddaughter of Maharaja Bhupinder Singh, the .....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Seeks Information from MEA on Punjab's Multi-Million Drug Scam Case(04.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has asked Union Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to inform it about the steps taken to bring back for investigations the suspe.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Neutral Authority Should Watch Rehab Centres(07.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has asked Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh to explore if they were ready to appoint separate authority for independent monitoring .....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Permits Kids to Visit US NRI Woman During Holidays(08.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has set aside a Ludhiana court's order rejecting a California-based NRI's plea to take her children, living with her ex-husband,.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: No Reimbursement for Medical Bills of Fathers-In-Law(10.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has ruled that woman government employees cannot claim reimbursement for medical expenses incurred on their fathers-in-law.

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Punjab and Haryana HC Confirms Earlier Order on Rejuvenation of Chandigarh Book Market(10.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has denied to interfere with a single-judge order that approved the demolition of the second-hand book market in Sector 15.

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Family Can’t Compromise on Behalf of Dead Victim(11.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC while deciding plea to quash FIR on the basis of compromise, where it was alleged that the accused rammed his scooter in the mot.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Quashes Lower Court Order on Cheema’s Summoning in 2007 Forgery Case(14.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has quashed a trial court order that had summoned state education minister Daljeet Singh Cheema in a forgery case dating back to.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Issues Summon to State Excise Chief over Liquor Shops on Highways(15.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has summoned Excise and Taxation Commissioners (ETCs) of Haryana and Punjab over their failure to stop liquor vends along the na.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Issues Notice to Punjab on Petition Seeking Increase in Upper Age Limit(16.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has issued notice to Punjab Government on a petition seeking an increase in upper age limit for recruitment of teachers of maste.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Rejects Colonisers’ Plea of Refund(16.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has rejected petitions by scores of National Capital Region (NCR) colonisers seeking refund or proportionate levy of External De.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC to Punjab: Complete Sewer Laying Work in Nakodar within Time(17.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed Punjab Govt. to come up with a timeframe for completion of sewer laying work at Nakodar.

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Punjab and Haryana HC Orders FIR to be Filed Against 33 Officials in Punjab Custodial Death Case(18.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered Punjab Police to register FIR on charges of murder against 33 government officials of Amritsar Central Jail .....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Confirms KU Decision to Cancel Admissions of Ineligible StudentsPunjab(21.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has upheld Kurukshetra University’s (KU) decision to cancel admissions of ineligible students, who passed qualifying ex.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Rejects Petitions, Refuses to Quash Case Registered by ED(23.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has rejected petitions filed by Ajay Singh, city advocate Mukesh Mittal’s clerk and two other associates, challenging case regis.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Pre-Deposit Under VAT Not Mandatory in Punjab(24.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has ruled that condition of 25% pre-deposit before filing of appeal under the Punjab VAT Act would not be mandatory.

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Punjab and Haryana HC: No Forcible Eviction of Residents from Cantonment Area(28.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that the Army cannot forcibly take possession of any property occupied by the civilians located in the cant.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Directs GMADA to Inspect Sector-70 Flats(12.01.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has directed Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA) to carry out inspection of Sector-70 flats following complaints o.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Grants Interim Relief to Dr Rajesh Aggarwal, Accused in Kidney Racket Case(13.01.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted interim relief to Dr Rajesh Aggarwal, the main accused in the ongoing kidney racket case.

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Punjab and Haryana HC Slams MHA over Inaction on BSF Report(14.01.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has pulled up Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for not acting on a Border Security Force (BSF) report highlighting the urgen.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Issues Notice to NHAI and Others(15.01.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has issued notices to National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), Central Government and Millennium City Expressways Pvt Ltd on.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Grants 10-Day Deadline for Centre over Operation of International Flights(18.01.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted 10 days’ time to Centre to respond to ensure operation of international flights from Chandigarh Internationa.....

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NGT Seeks Complete Ban on Plastic Bags in Punjab and Haryana(18.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has prohibited use of plastic carry bags in various areas of Punjab and Haryana and sought responses on imposition of a .....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Junks Patiala MC’s Report on Illegal Hoardings(19.01.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has rejected status report filed by Patiala Municipal Corporation (MC) on illegal hoardings and appointed two court observers to.....

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SC Upholds Land Acquisition by Haryana Government(20.01.2016)

Supreme Court, while setting aside Punjab and Haryana High Court order, has upheld acquisition of land by Haryana Government in 2003-04 for the expans.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Put Stay on Registration of Diesel Auto-Rickshaws(20.01.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has stayed notification issued by Punjab Government whereby it has permitted registration of diesel auto-rickshaws in Ludhiana, .....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Issues Summons to DC, MC Commissioner(21.01.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has summoned Deputy Commissioner, Municipal Commissioner and a local resident, Daljit Singh under contempt of court proc.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Calls for Proforma of Allottees(21.01.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed preparation of a proforma giving details of allotments in the multiple plot allotment case.

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Punjab and Haryana HC Put Stay on Arrest of Comedian Kiku Sharda(22.01.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has stayed arrest of popular TV comedian Kiku Sharda in a complaint filed by Dera Sacha Sauda follower in Fatehabad district.

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Punjab and Haryana HC Dismisses Doda Bail Petition(22.01.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has junked anticipatory bail petition filed by liquor baron Shiv Lal Doda, accused in the murder of a Dalit, Bheem Taank.....

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P&H High Court Asks Punjab Chief Secy to Explain State Finances(02.02.2016)

P&H High Court has directed Punjab Chief Secretary to file response about State’s finances after noticing that though State Govt. is not able to pay e.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Divorce by Mutual Consent Cannot be Nixed(03.02.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has held that divorce by mutual consent passed by court could not be annulled by an assertion of any party that the decree was m.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Foreign Nationals are Covered Under Senior Citizens Act(03.02.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has ruled that foreign citizens living in India are also covered under Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Ac.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Extends Relief to Kiku Sharda Till March 10(05.02.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has extended stay on arrest of comedian and television actor, Kiku Sharda till March 10, who is facing charges of hurting religi.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Physical Possession Must for Alternative Accommodation(09.02.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has made it clear that a person seeking allotment of an alternative dwelling unit under the rehabilitation scheme was required t.....

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P&H HC: Pregnancy No Hitch for AMC Selection(10.02.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has ruled that a woman candidate couldn't be permanently debarred from joining as doctor in Army Medical Corps (AMC) on ground t.....

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P&H High Court Raps Haryana’s Director General of Police (Human Rights) Anant Kumar Dhull(16.02.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has castigated Haryana’s Director General of Police (Human Rights) Anant Kumar Dhull, a 1985-batch IPS officer, while di.....

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P&H HC : Any Reduction in Sentence of Rape Convicts Would be an Anathema to the Very Concept of Law(16.02.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC, while making it clear that there is no room for leniency towards people convicted of rape, has held that "any reduction in sent.....

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P&H High Court: No Preference in Jobs for TET-2011 Candidates(22.02.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has made it clear that candidates for master cadre cannot seek preference on ground that they passed Punjab State Teache.....

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P&H High Court Seeks Status Report on Jat Quota Agitation(23.02.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked Haryana Government to file a status report by Monday on Jat agitation which has claimed 19 lives and caused ex.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Takes Cognizance on Allegation of Rapes By Rioters During Jat Stir(25.02.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has taken cognizance of media reports that some women, who were commuting on Delhi-Ambala highway (NH-1), had been allegedly str.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Provides Relief to Victims of Hit-and-Run Cases(26.02.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC, while providing relief to victims of hit-and-run cases, has given direction that compensation be given to them without any dela.....

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Murthal Gangrapes: P&H High Court Appoints Anupam Gupta as Amicus Curiae(29.02.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has appointed advocate Anupam Gupta as amicus curiae in the case of the alleged gangrapes in Murthal near Sonepat, durin.....

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SC Dismisses Punjab Government’s Plea(09.03.2016)

Supreme Court has dismissed Punjab Government’s objection to Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, who hails from Haryana, being part of a five-member Constituti.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Misrepresentation for Allotment of 2nd Flat Not Cheating, If Verifiable(09.03.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court, while giving a significant judgment that will change way beneficiaries of multiple plot allotment are prosecuted, has m.....

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SC Says, Our View Not Enough to Render Punjab Termination of Agreements Act, 2004 Invalid(10.03.2016)

Supreme Court has clarified that its ruling on the Presidential Reference on validity of Punjab Termination of Agreements Act, 2004, would not render .....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Police Can’t Add, Delete Offences During Trial(11.03.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that an investigating agency cannot be allowed to add or delete offences during the progress of trial. It can .....

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Punjab Assembly Passes Indian Penal Code (Punjab Amendment) Bill, 2016(23.03.2016)

Punjab Assembly has passed Indian Penal Code (Punjab Amendment) Bill, 2016 that seeks life imprisonment for sacrilege of the Guru Granth Sahib.

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Punjab and Haryana HC Pulls up Haryana Govt. over Murthal Sexual Assault Case(30.03.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has rapped Haryana Government for flinging mud in the eyes of the court and not registering an FIR in the Murthal sexual.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Imams Can’t Serve Throughout Life(27.04.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has ruled that imams, appointed in mosques to impart religious education, in Punjab cannot serve indefinitely and can be allowed.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Born Abroad, You Can Get Property Vacated in Punjab(10.05.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has held that a foreign citizen or a person born outside India on return could get his properties vacated in Punjab.

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Terminally Ill Can’t be Denied Insurance Claim(25.05.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has ruled that family of a terminally-ill person, who decides to stop treatment against medical advice and dies, cannot be denie.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Stays NGT Orders on Tree Felling(26.05.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has stayed orders passed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) last week restraining the State from axing trees.

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Punjab and Haryana HC Put Stay on Haryana’s Decision to Give 10% Quota to Jats, 5 Other Communities(26.05.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has put on hold the Khattar Government’s step to give 10% reservation to Jats and five other communities in government jobs and .....

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Punjab and Haryana HC to Govt.: Pay Rs 306 Cr to Local Bodies(30.05.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has directed the Punjab Government to pay Rs 305.76 crore to the state local bodies right away. The arrears to be paid to local.....

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Jat Reservation: Punjab & Haryana HC Refuses to Vacate Stay Order(07.06.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has refused to vacate the stay granted on Haryana Government's decision to grant reservation to Jats and five other comm.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Grants Relief to Temporary Govt. Lecturers(13.06.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has held that temporary lecturers are entitled for minimum pay and perks as per the guidelines of the University Grant Commissio.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: NRIs Entitled to Admission on Basis of 10+2 Marks(23.06.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has made it clear that NRI candidates are entitled to admission against NRI quota seats on basis of qualifying marks ob.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Wife Capable of Earning to Get Maintenance Too(28.06.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has made it clear that an estranged wife capable of earning is also entitled to maintenance.

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P&H High Court: Can’t Lease Out Panchayat Land for More Than 2 Years(30.06.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has made it clear that gram panchayat/shamlat deh land would not be leased out for more than two years as prescribed und.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Slams Haryana Govt. Over Delay in Collecting Facts in Murthal Gangrape Case(05.07.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has slammed Haryana Government for seeking more time to collect more facts in the Murthal gangrape case.

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Punjab and Haryana HC Asks DGP to Form SIT, Awards Rs 7 Lakh Compensation in Muktsar Custodial Death(07.07.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has directed Punjab Director General of Police (DGP) to constitute a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe circumstances l.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Slams State over Defunct De-Addiction Centres(14.07.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has slammed Punjab Government battling drug menace, for shutting down de-addiction centres due to lack of psychiatrists .....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Grants Relief to Retired Aided School Staff(22.07.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has ruled that retired employees of government-aided privately managed schools in Chandigarh are entitled to encashment of their.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Rules, Adopted Child Can Get Compassionate Job(27.07.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has ruled that an adopted child is eligible for job on compassionate grounds even if the adoption is done by the mother after th.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Allows Govt. to Go Ahead with Implementation of Teachers’ Transfer Policy(02.08.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has set a 72-hour deadline for Director, School Education, Haryana, to redress grievances of teachers regarding initial and supp.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Deaf-Mute Rape Survivor's Statement is Admissible in Court(05.08.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has held that a deaf and mute rape survivor is competent to testify against the accused and her statement is admissible before t.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Calling to Police Station Does Not Amount to Defamation(08.08.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has held that merely being called to the police station in relation to a complaint does not amount to criminal defamation.

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Punjab & Haryana HC Quashes Appointment of Parliamentary Secretaries by Punjab Govt.(16.08.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has quashed appointment of Parliamentary Secretaries by Punjab Govt. and held that Parliamentary Secretaries are in natu.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Rejects Plea Seeking Enhancement of PU Faculty Retirement Age(16.08.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has rejected a bunch of petitions filed by faculty members of Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh seeking enhancement of their re.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Injury while Leaning Out of Train not Self-Inflicted(23.08.2016)

P&H HC, while setting aside decision of a tribunal that had denied compensation to kin of a passenger who died after falling from a train, has held th.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Orders ‘Re-Employment’ of PU’s Retired Teachers(23.08.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has directed Panjab University to ‘re-employ’ teachers who were ordered to be retired with immediate effect by a single-judge be.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Notices Chief Secretary over Private Schools' Fee Hike(05.09.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has issued a notice to Punjab Chief Secretary Sarvesh Kaushal and Principal Secretary (School Education) G Vajralingam on a cont.....

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PMET 2016: P&H HC Dismisses Pleas against Percentile System(20.09.2016)

Punjab & Haryana HC has dismissed petitions filed for challenging single-judge order on Punjab Pre-Medical Entrance Test (PMET-2016) conducted by Baba.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Raps Airport Authorities for Poor Facilities(23.09.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has directed a team of advocates to carry out an inspection of the airport on Sunday and submit a report on Oct. 5 over poor fac.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Put Stay on 10% EBP Quota in MBBS Admissions(23.09.2016)

Punjab & Haryana HC has stayed reservation granted by the Haryana Government under Economically Backward Persons (EBP) category for admission into edu.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: Why Not Let CBI Probe All Jat Agitation Cases(23.09.2016)

Punjab & Haryana HC has asked Haryana Government why all the FIRs, except the one registered into the alleged Murthal gangrape case, should not be han.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Denies Bail to Former Gurdaspur SP Salwinder(26.09.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has rejected anticipatory bail application of Ex-Gurdaspur SP Salwinder Singh, who was in news during January terror attack at P.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Slams Haryana Government over Suggesting Non-Monitoring of Jat Agitation(26.09.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has slamed Haryana Government for "suggesting" it to not to monitor investigation of around 2,100 criminal cases related to viol.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: Chandigarh Administration Hampering Work in Name of Heritage(26.09.2016)

Punjab & Haryana HC has accused UT Administration of being “discourteous” and trying to obstruct the renovation of court rooms on the pretext of build.....

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Punjab & Harayana HC Pulls Up BFUHS V-C for Not Submitting Admission Schedule(27.09.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has directed Vice-Chancellor of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS), Faridkot, to submit admission schedule to the .....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Stays Grant of Fresh Bus Permits in Punjab(28.09.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has stayed operation of a notice issued on September 15 for grant of fresh stage carriage permits on eight different routes in P.....

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SC Upholds Punjab & Haryana HC Order on Liquor Licensing Policy(28.09.2016)

SC has upheld Punjab and Haryana HC’s order quashing a key element of Punjab Government’s liquor licensing policy allowing each liquor manufacturing c.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Issues Notice to Authorities on Plea Seeking to Stop Pension to Convicted Leaders(29.09.2016)

Punjab & Haryana HC has issued notice to Haryana Govt., Secretary, Haryana State Assembly,Ex-CM O P Chautala, his son Ajay Singh Chautala, Ex-Speaker .....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Slams State for Not Filing Post of Agriculture Development Officers(30.09.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has virtually rapped Haryana Government for sleeping on a case relating to the appointment of Agriculture Development Officers i.....

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SC Refuses to Stay Punjab & Haryana HC Judgment Quashing Parliamentary Secretaries Appointment(03.10.2016)

SC has declined to stay a judgment of Punjab and Haryana HC that had quashed appointments of 18 Chief Parliamentary Secretaries in Punjab.

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Punjab & Haryana HC Seeks State’s Justification over Reservation to Jat & Others(03.10.2016)

Punjab & Haryana HC has asked Haryana Government to explain material on basis of which State had granted reservation to Jat and five other communities.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Directs Tenants to Remove Building Violations within 2 Weeks(05.10.2016)

Punjab & Haryana HC, after granting sufficient opportunities to owners of Sector 37-based Batra Theatre to remove building violations, has directed th.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Directs State Government to Revise Pension for Pre-2011 Retirees(06.10.2016)

Punjab & Haryana HC has asked State Government to revise pension of pre-2011 retirees and has held that pre- January 2006 retirees are entitled to re-.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Stays Punjab Government's Recovery Notice to Sugar Mills(07.10.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has stayed Punjab Government’s recovery notices, issued to three private sugar mills, for making Rs 50 per quintal payment to su.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Questions Haryana Over Allotment of Bus Routes to Private Operators(13.10.2016)

Punjab & Haryana HC has questioned Haryana Transport Department's decision to allot timetable of State Roadways Buses to private operators on some rou.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Seeks Punjab, Haryana & Chandigarh's Response over Ignorance of SC’s Guidelines(14.10.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has sought reports from Home Secretaries of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh over ignorance of Supreme Court guidelines on.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Stays Allotment of Plots over Dwarka E-Way Tussle(14.10.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has stayed allotment of alternative plots to people displaced by the high-speed road connecting Gurgaon and Delhi expressway pr.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Rules ‘Employee can Exceed Earned Leave Limit’(17.10.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that accumulated unutilised leave of an employee cannot be reduced to 300 days even if he is entitled to leave.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Notices UGC over Not Recognising Distance Education Degrees(17.10.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has asked University Grants Commission (UGC) to explain rationale behind not recognising Distance Education Degrees acquired by .....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Notices State Government over School Buses’ Safety(18.10.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has asked Punjab government to explain about arrangements made by it to secure school children commuting through buses.

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Punjab & Haryana HC Slams AG office, Haryana for not Filing Replies in Land Acquisition Cases(20.10.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court came down heavily on Haryana Advocate General Office and State Government for not filing replies in a bunch of land acqu.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Asks Lower Courts Not to Permit Prolonged Litigations(20.10.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has called upon Lower Courts to be in control of proceedings and not permit prolonged litigation in order to reduce pend.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Dismisses State’s Appeal against Bail Granted to Ex-Political Adviser(25.10.2016)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has dismissed Haryana Government’s appeal against a bail granted to Virender Kumar, Ex-Political Adviser to Ex-CM Bhupinde.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Notices Punjab Government over Illegal Constructions near Golden Temple(26.10.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed Punjab Government to submit a report as to what action has been taken against erring officials who have bee.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: Lower Courts Cannot Entertain School Fees Hike Cases(02.11.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that Lower Courts will no longer entertain cases against private schools in fee-related matters or pass judgme.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Rejects Asaram Trust’s Plea for CLU in Panipat(02.11.2016)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has refused to entertain a petition moved by Trust of Gujarat-based controversial self-styled Godman Asaram seeking direct.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Directs UT Administration to Look into Increasing Sukhna Lake’s Water Level(10.11.2016)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has asked UT Administration to look into feasibility of increasing water level of Sukhna Lake by two feet, taking up a pet.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Upholds Appointment of Haryana Lokayukta(10.11.2016)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has upheld appointment of Justice (Retd) Naval Kishore Aggarwal as Haryana Lokayukta.

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Punjab & Haryana HC: No Bar on Appointment of Former Bureaucrats as Government Arbitrator(16.11.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that there is no bar on a former employee, consultant or adviser of a party being appointed as a mediator merel.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Asks State Government to Investigate into Embezzlement of Student’s Fund(21.11.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked Haryana Government to investigate into funds meant for four lakh students being embezzled from State's Educati.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Summons UGC Chairman, Secretary over Panjab University Financial Crisis(22.11.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has ordered Chairman and Secretary, University Grants Commission (UGC) that either of two will remain present on December 5 to a.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Takes Suo Moto Note of Unemployed Teachers Climbing Towers to Mark Protest(24.11.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court took suo motu note of unemployed ETT teachers of Punjab climbing mobile towers as a mark of protest in Chandigarh.

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Child’s Passport can Carry Stepfather’s Name(25.11.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that a child's passport can carry stepfather's name without a declaration by a court appointing him as a legal .....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Seeks DGP’s Report over Witness Protection in Jat Agitation Case(05.12.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) to file an affidavit about steps taken to protect witnesses relate.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Sends Panel Name for PCA Chairman Post(05.12.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has sent a panel of three retired judges for post of Chairman of Police Complaint Authority (PCA), which has been lying .....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Slams UGC over Financial Crisis at Panjab University(05.12.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has pulled up University Grants Commission (UGC) after noticing that it was trying to pass buck to Ministry of Human Res.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Rules ‘MLAs, MPs Can Vote in Local Bodies Election’(06.12.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that MLAs and MPs are fully entitled to vote in elections for office-bearers of local bodies.

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Punjab & Haryana HC Directs Haryana Government to Furnish Year-wise EDC Collection Info(06.12.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court, while taking serious note of non-utilisation of External Development Charges (EDC) collected from Gurgaon over years, h.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Directs State to Make Public Waiting List of Qualified ETTs(07.12.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed Punjab Government to put the waiting list of qualified Elementary Trained Teachers (ETTs) against vacant po.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Directs MCG to Hold Civic Body Polls within 3 Months(13.12.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) to hold Civic body elections within three months.

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Punjab & Haryana HC Seeks Government’s Reply to Telcos’ Understated Income(14.12.2016)

Punjab & Haryana HC has sought responses from Government, Ministry of Communications, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology and Comptroller.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Directs Haryana DGP to Initiate SIT Probe over Honour Killing of Banur Youth(15.12.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) to get alleged honour killing of Banur youth case investigated by.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Stays Appointments of 668 Panchayat Secretaries in Punjab(19.12.2016)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has stayed appointment of 668 Panchayat Secretaries in Punjab Government’s Department of Rural Development and Panchayats.

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Punjab and Haryana HC Refuses to Stay Langah's Conviction in DA Case(22.12.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has refused to stay SAD senior leader Sucha Singh Langah's conviction in a disproportionate assets (DA) case.

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Punjab & Haryana HC Seeks Government’s Response over Plea to Ban Arms in Wedding Functions(26.12.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has sought Punjab Government’s reply over plea seeking directions not to allow people to carry arms and ammunition to we.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: No Outstanding Sportspersons Has Right to Appointment(27.12.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that "no outstanding sportsperson has a right to appointment".

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Punjab & Haryana HC Terms Ad Hocism Arrangement in Educational Institutions a Disease(02.01.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court, miffed over ad hocism and contractual arrangements in educational institutions across Haryana, has said such appointmen.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Asks Election Commission to Check Drugs Supply During Elections(10.01.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked Chief Electoral Officer of Punjab and Chief Election Commissioner of India to ensure that drugs are not suppli.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Notices Haryana Govt For ‘Uprooting’ 80 Families in Mewat(12.01.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has put Haryana Government on notice over a petition highlighting that Government has uprooted over 80 families in Tundl.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Stays Demolition of Women’s Hostel in Civil Lines(17.01.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked Gurgaon Administration not to demolish a working women’s hostel situated in civil lines area of city.

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P&H High Court Notices Haryana Govt Over Alleged Scam in Pensions Distribution(19.01.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued notice to Haryana Government on a plea seeking FIR in an alleged scam in pensions distributed under social we.....

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P&H High Court: Circumstances Point Towards Rape in Murthal During Jat Agitation(20.01.2017)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has observed that statements of some witnesses and recovery of women's undergarments indicate that rapes had taken place a.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Seeks Status Report on Female Attendants in School Buses(23.01.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed Punjab and Haryana to apprise Court within three months whether provisions made for female attendants in ve.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: ‘Paramilitary Jawans’ Are Akin to Soldiers in Indian Army(30.01.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that work of paramilitary jawan is "arduous and akin to soldiers in Indian Army", and hence it calls for a high.....

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P&H High Court Notices CM, Speaker Over Induction of Three Ministers(01.02.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued notice to Haryana Chief Minister and Speaker of State Assembly on a plea against induction of ministers more .....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Stays MCG Election(09.02.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed process to hold MCG elections on a plea that challenged redrawing of ward boundaries, which was undertaken as.....

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P&H HC Rejects Plea Seeking Recusal of Jat Sikh Judges From Jat Quota Cases(10.02.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed a petition seeking recusal of its two judges, belonging to Jat Sikh community, from hearing a plea related.....

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P&H HC Slams AAP For Doubting Reliability of EVM Machine(10.02.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked Election Commission to ensure foolproof security of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) used for February 4 poll.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Seeks SIT’s Explanation on Exoneration of Accused in Drug Cases(16.02.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing ICE drug racket, to produce details of accused initially named in dru.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Asks Panjab University to Pay 50,000 As Damages to Asst Prof.(22.02.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed Panjab University to pay Rs 50,000 in damages to a former Assistant Professor in one of its affiliated coll.....

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P&H HC Notices Defence Ministry Over Alimony in Matrimonial Dispute Involving Soldiers(27.02.2017)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has issued a notice of motion to Ministry of Defence (MoD) on a petition by a serving army officer, Lt Col P Katal, for fa.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Stop Pressuring Trial Judge in Jat Agitation Case(01.03.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that a judge hearing violence cases registered during February 2016 Jat agitation was "under pressure".

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Stays Punjabi University Order Relieving Re-employed Teachers(01.03.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed Punjabi University, Patiala, orders to relieve all re-employed teachers with effect from February 28.

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Punjab & Haryana HC: Former CJ Acted ‘Unconstitutionally’ To Promote HC Employee(06.03.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that Former Chief Justice of High Court and present Supreme Court Judge, Sanjay Kishan Kaul “violated” right to.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Directs Civic Bodies to Check Stray Dogs Menace At Sukhna Lake(09.03.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court, while expressing concern over growing number of stray dogs at Sukhna lake, has wondered that if Municipal Corporation i.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court Seeks Report on Steps Taken to Ban Sound Amplifiers During Night(10.03.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked Punjab to list out steps taken to implement Supreme Court directions on ban of sound amplifiers at night betwe.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Insurance Benefits Cannot Be Denied on Mere Technicalities(14.03.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court, while coming to rescue of an illiterate woman who lost her 27-year-old son in a road mishap, has asserted that benefits.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Says No to School Buses For Rallies(15.03.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has barred practice of deploying school buses for rallies.

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P & H High Court Seeks State’s Response Over Setting Up of Justice Dhingra Panel(17.03.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed Haryana Government to file an affidavit explaining what material was there before Chief Minister Manohar La.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Gives Nod for Dwarka Expressway(22.03.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court, while paving way for completion of Dwarka Expressway, has disposed petition related to General Power of Attorney (GPA) .....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Upholds RS Election of Birender Singh, Subhash Chandra(24.03.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has upheld Rajya Sabha election of Union Minister, Birender Singh and media baron Subhash Chandra from Haryana.

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Notices State Over Plea Against Cow Protection Act(24.03.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued a notice to Haryana Government on a plea challenging decision of Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP Government banni.....

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P&H High Court Directs State to Pay Rs 589.2 Crore to State Warehousing Corporation For Pension(27.03.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked Punjab Government to pay Rs 589.2 crore to State Warehousing Corporation that has failed to clear pension dues.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Grants Rs 4 Lakh Compensation in Kite String Death Case(27.03.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed Punjab government to provide Rs 4-lakh compensation to a Khanna family whose sole breadwinner died after hi.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Seeks Air India Response on Route Change For Amritsar-Birmingham Flight(30.03.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked Air India to explain and produce relevant record pertaining to circumstances under which it changed route of A.....

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SC Rejects Plea Seeking Prosecution Against Officials Responsible for Accidents By Bad Roads, Bridges(13.04.2017)

Supreme Court has dismissed petition filed against Punjab and Haryana High Court’s judgment refusing to prosecute officials responsible for accidents .....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Notice Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh Govt Over 'Caste Column' in FIRs(18.04.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued notice to Governments of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh on a PIL that wants the column giving caste details d.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Dismisses Plea By Hotel, Restaurant Owners on Renaming of State Highways(19.04.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed a plea by seven hotel and restaurant owners challenging UT Administration’s decision to not rename Madhya .....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: 'Azan' Integral Part of Islamic Worship, Not 'Loudspeakers'(03.05.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has said that while Azaan is undoubtedly an integral part of Islam, it does not necessarily have to be blared through lo.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Cancels Admission Process for PG Medical Courses in Haryana(10.05.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has set aside counselling process for admissions to post graduate medical courses in Haryana.

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Punjab and Haryana High Court 'No' to Minimum Age Criteria for NEET(05.06.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed a plea challenging minimum age criteria to participate in NEET.

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Punjab & Haryana HC Notices 63 Judicial Officers Over Plea Challenging Their Selection(20.06.2017)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has put 63 Judicial Officers on notice, on a plea demanding setting aside of selection and appointments of Civil Judges (J.....

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Punjab Assembly Amends Definition Of ‘Sale’ And ‘Supply’ Of Liquor To Circumvent SC Order(26.06.2017)

Punjab Assembly has passed Punjab Excise (Amendment) Bill, 2017 to allow sale of liquor at hotels, clubs and restaurants, located within 500 metres of.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Upholds Minimum Age Limit of 17 Years for NEET(26.06.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has upheld minimum age criterion of 17 years prescribed for taking National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for adm.....

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#Aadhaar: Punjab & Haryana HC Directs Subordinate Courts to Record Aadhaar Number of Parties(02.08.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed all District and Sessions Judges in the States of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh to record Aadhaar numbers .....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court: Haryana Govt Surrendered Before Dera Sacha Sauda Followers(28.08.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court castigated Manohar Lal Khattar government over the deadly violence that erupted in state, saying it had “surrendered” be.....

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Punjab, Haryana HC: Attach Properties of Ram Rahim Singh to Compensate for Destruction(28.08.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered the attachment of all properties owned by Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to compensate for loss of property and des.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Media Misreported Remarks On Prime Minister(01.09.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has said that remarks made by Judges about Prime Minister being in- charge of the entire country and not just his party .....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Orders FIR Against Self-styled Godwoman Radhe Maa(06.09.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has criticised the Punjab Police for not acting on a complaint filed against controversial self-styled godwoman Radhe Ma.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Allows Haryana Police to Raid Gurmeet Ram Rahim's Sirsa Ashram(06.09.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High court has allowed Haryana government to conduct a search and evacuation operation in Dera Sacha Sauda's Sirsa headquaretrs.

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Punjab & Haryana High Court Orders FIR Against Own Registrar(14.09.2017)

Punjab & Haryana High Court administration has recommended that an FIR be registered against its own registrar who was handling recruitment.

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Punjab and Haryana HC Constitutes 3-Member SIT Over Haryana Judicial Exam Leak(19.09.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has constituted a three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to look into the alleged leakage of Haryana Judicial Ser.....

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JGLS Rape Case: Punjab & Haryana HC Suspends Sentence of Convicts(22.09.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has suspended the sentence awarded to three law students from Jindal Global Law School who were convicted for blackmaili.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Grants Bail to Rapists for Girl's 'promiscuous attitude'(25.09.2017)

Punjab and Haryana high court has granted bail to three convicts in the infamous blackmailing and gang rape case of a student of OP Jindal Global Univ.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Judge Refuses to Hear Pintos' Bail Matter(26.09.2017)

A judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court has refused to hear the anticipatory bail plea moved by the trustees of Ryan International School in light of.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Orders Verification of Dera Properties(28.09.2017)

P & H High Court while refusing to give any relief to several institutes run by Dera Sacha Sauda for operating their bank accounts, which have been fr.....

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Ryan Student Murder: Punjab and Haryana High Court Stays Arrest of The Pintos(29.09.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed the arrest of three Ryan International Group trustees who had sought anticipatory bail in connection with the.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court Admits Pleas of Dera Chief Ram Rahim, Rape Victims(10.10.2017)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has issued a notice to CBI while admitting separate pleas filed by Dera Sacha Sauda Chief challenging his 20-year sentence.....

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P&H High Court: Burst Crackers Only From 6.30-9.30 pm on Diwali in UT, Punjab, Haryana(16.10.2017)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has fixed a three-hour slot for bursting of crackers on Diwali. “The bursting of firecrackers within territorial locations.....

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Ryan Case: P & H High Court Seeks Status Report(20.11.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the CBI to produce the status report or the case diary pertaining to the investigation carried by the agenc.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Dismisses Plea For CBI Probe Over Junaid Khan Lynching Case(29.11.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed a petition seeking a probe by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the brutal lynching of a 16-year-.....

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Insurance Company to Pay Even If Accident Not in India: Punjab & Haryana High Court(04.12.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that if a vehicle registered and insured in India meets with an accident in another country, the insurance com.....

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Junaid Khan Lynching: Punjab and Haryana High Court Turns Down Plea For CBI Probe(06.12.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has turned down an appeal for a CBI probe into the murder of 15-year-old Junaid Khan, who was killed after a quarrel on .....

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P&H High Court Quashes Appointment of Chief Principal Secretary to CM(18.01.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has set aside the appointment of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's Chief Principal Secretary Suresh Kumar, holding.....

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Linking Aadhaar to Direct Recruitment Violates Right to Equal Opportunity: Punjab & Haryana HC(06.03.2018)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has said that linking Aadhaar Number to direct recruitment should not prima facie be a mandatory condition as it by result.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Upholds Annulment of Godman’s Marriage(06.03.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has upheld a Trial Court order annulling the marriage between a girl and a godman on the ground that consent for marriag.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Allows HIV Positive Woman to Terminate 18-Week Pregnancy(23.03.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has permitted an HIV positive woman to terminate her 18-week-long pregnancy.

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Terrorizing Public at Large is a Heinous Crime, Should Be Dealt with a Stern Hand: P&H HC(26.03.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has declined to grant bail to supporters of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim who after his conviction in a rape .....

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Terrorizing Public at Large is a Heinous Crime, Should Be Dealt with a Stern Hand: P&H HC(26.03.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has declined to grant bail to supporters of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim who after his conviction in a rape .....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court Pulls up UIDAI for Wrong Information on Aadhaar Card(26.03.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued a notice to the Unique Identification Authority of India after it found that Aadhaar cards with wrong details.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: No TDS on Interest Paid for Delayed Payment of Compensation(10.04.2018)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has held that the interest paid on account of delayed payment of compensation cannot be subjected to TDS.

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Punjab & Haryana High Court: 'Lightning' a Natural Calamity(01.05.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court, while holding ‘lightning’ as a natural calamity, has directed the state authorities to consider granting compensation t.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Challenge to Recruitment to Punjab Superior Judicial Service(16.05.2018)

Supreme Court has dismissed the appeals challenging advertisement and process of recruitment to the Punjab Superior Judicial Service conducted way bac.....

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P&H HC Quashes Haryana Govt’s Policies For Regularizing Grp B, C, D Staff(01.06.2018)

High Court of Punjab and Haryana has quashed four policies by which the Haryana Government had sought to regularize the services of Group B, C and D e.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Equates Inciting Violence on Social Media to Waging War Against Govt(07.06.2018)

Punjab and Haryana high court has rejected the bail plea of Arvinder Singh, an alleged member of the Sikh militant organisation Babbar Khalsa Internat.....

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P&H High Court Says Suicide Note Not Enough to Charge With Abetment(08.06.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that charges of abetment to suicide cannot be leveled if a “person of weak mentality” names somebody in his su.....

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Forcible Sex is Ground for Divorce: Punjab & Haryana High Court(11.06.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that "forcible sexual intercourse" and "adoption of unnatural means" which are forced upon the other spouse are.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Allows NRI Litigant to Depose Through Video Chat(26.06.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed a US based NRI to depose in a Punjab court through video chat feature of apps such as WhatsApp or Skype.

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Punjab & Haryana HC Asks Amarinder to Devise Ways to Improve Criminal Trials(06.07.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to examine and devise ways to strengthen the prosecution of criminal cases.

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P&H HC Confirms Death Sentence Imposed on Haryana Women & Her Lover For Murdering 7 Members of Family(19.07.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has confirmed death sentence awarded to a Haryana woman and her boyfriend for poisoning and strangulating seven members .....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Says Don't Create Hurdles To Interfaith Marriages(27.07.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked Haryana Government officials not to create hurdles to interfaith marriages, saying some of the information sou.....

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Rule on Keeping Drugs Without Medical Prescription Will Create Injustice : Punjab and Haryana HC(01.08.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has termed sub Rule 2 of Rule 66 of Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic Substances Rules, 1985 “absurd” for letting a person p.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Launches IT Services for Litigants, Lawyers(20.08.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has launched Information Technology (IT) initiatives for ease of litigants and lawyers and to address their grievances.

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P&H HC: Micro Quota Applicable in Private Medical Colleges Too(24.08.2018)

Punjab and Haryana HC has said that micro reservation being given under state quota seats should be offered in both government as well as private medi.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: NDPS Bail Conditions Are Discriminatory, Irrational(27.08.2018)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has held that bail conditions enumerated under second part of Section 37 (1)(b)(ii) OF NDPS Act which requires a satisfact.....

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SC Stays HC Order that Convicted a Lawyer for Contempt for Criticizing HC Judge in FB Post(28.08.2018)

Supreme Court has stayed the Punjab and Haryana High Court order that sentenced an advocate to one-month simple imprisonment for criticizing a judge i.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Rejects Minor Rape Victim’s Abortion Plea(04.09.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Haryana Government to bear all the expenses during the delivery stage while declining to give permissio.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Orders 90 Lakh Compensation For Rape(12.09.2018)

Punjab and Haryana HC has directed the convict and his mother to pay Rs 90 lakh compensation to the survivor In the abduction and rape case of a minor.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court Stays Action Against Punjab Police Officers in 2015 Firing(17.09.2018)

Punjab and Haryana HC has stayed the proceedings against three Punjab Police officers booked in connection with the Behbal Kalan police firing in Fari.....

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Junaid Lynching: Punjab and Haryana High Court Grants Bail to Main Accused(04.10.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted regular bail to Naresh Kumar, one of the main accused in the lynching of Junaid who was stabbed to death on .....

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Salary of Professors Insignificant in Election Duties: P&H High Court(10.10.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that mere fact that some teachers are drawing higher salary than the Deputy Commissioner and therefore, cannot .....

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Junaid Khan Lynching Case: Punjab & Haryana High Court Grants Bail to Main Accused(18.10.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted bail to Naresh Kumar, the main accused in the case concerning the brutal lynching of a 16-year-old boy, Juna.....

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Biological Mother has No Right Over Child Adopted by her Second Husband: P&H HC(29.10.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that a biological mother has no right over her child after the child is adopted by her second husband.

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Bal Niketan Sexual Abuse Case: P&H High Court Upholds Conviction of Former Supervisor(31.10.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has upheld the conviction of former supervisor of Bal Niketan, Manish Arora, who had been accused of molesting inmates b.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Advises Judicial Officers Not to Use Abbreviations in Official Correspondence(06.11.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the District Judge of Gurugram to advise all the judicial officers not to use abbreviations in official cor.....

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P&H High Court Takes Suo Motu Cognizance of Noise Pollution Created by Marriages(21.11.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has taken suo motu cognizance of nuisance created by loud amplified music emanating from marriage palaces and private fa.....

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Movement of SIM Doesn’t Prove Movement of User With it: P&H HC(10.12.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that mere movement of SIM card would not be sufficient to prove the movement of the person allegedly using the.....

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Take Action on Sewage Disposal Issue in Villages: P&H HC to State(10.12.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed Punjab Government to take a policy decision regarding need to ensure proper disposal of sewage in villages .....

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Supreme Court Permits Punjab and Haryana DGPs to Continue in Office Till Jan 31, 2019(13.12.2018)

Supreme Court has permitted the incumbent DGPs of the states of Punjab and Haryana, whose terms expire on December 31, to continue in office till Janu.....

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P&H HC Issues Directions to Curb Drug Abuse in State(25.01.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued a slew of directions to tackle the menace of drug abuse in State, which include steps such as awareness drive.....

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P&H HC Rejects Cops' Plea for CBI Probe in Sacrilege & Behbal Kalan Firing Cases(28.01.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has rejected a petition for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the sacrilege and police firing incidents.....

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Surgeon can't be Held Guilty of Negligence if Patient Passed Away After Reaching Home: P&H HC(08.02.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has quashed a case against a government doctor, opining that he cannot be charged with negligence just because the patie.....

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CRIMINAL - Gurugram School Murder: P&H HC Asks Pinto to Give Rs. 1 Crore Surety Bond(28.02.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked Ryan Augustine Pinto, CEO of Ryan group of Institution, to furnish a surety bond amounting to Rs. 1 crore to e.....

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FAMILY - Father in live-in Relation can’t Get Child’s Custody: Punjab and Haryana HC(11.03.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that if custody of a child is granted to a person in a “livein” relationship without dissolution of previous ma.....

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CIVIL - SC Warns Haryana on Damage to Aravalli Range(11.03.2019)

Supreme Court has warned Haryana Government that it will be in "trouble" if it will do "anything" with Aravalli hills or forest area by passing amendm.....

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CRIMINAL - SC's Adultery Judgment Applies to All Pending Proceedings Even with Retrospective Effect: P&H HC(11.03.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has quashed a complaint filed in 2014 alleging an offence of Adultery, in view of the judgment of the Supreme Court in J.....

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SERVICE - Punjab and Haryana HC Expunges Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar's Remarks on Ashok Khemka(19.03.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while upholding the plea of Senior bureaucrat Ashok Khemka has expunged adverse remarks made by Haryana CM Manohar Lal K.....

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CRIMINAL - Confession in Police Custody Made in Immediate Presence of Executive Magistrate Admissible: P&H HC(22.03.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the expression 'Magistrate' appearing in Section 26 of the Evidence Act would include Executive Magistrate.....

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CRIMINAL - P&H HC Summons Sukhbir; Majithia in Case Filed by Justice Ranjit Singh(26.03.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued fresh notices to the former Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and senior Shiromani Akali Dal l.....

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CRIMINAL - Punjab and Haryana HC Bars Mentioning of Caste In FIRs, Memos Etc.(28.03.2019)

P&H HC while directing authorities to issue instructions to all the Investigating Officers not to state/mention the caste of the accused, victims or w.....

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Section 143A NI Act has No Retrospective Effect: P&H HC(15.04.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that Section 143A of Negotiable Instruments Act has no retrospective effect whereas Section 148 will apply to p.....

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P&H HC Asks NCLT to Hear Out Bhushan Power Promoters(24.04.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked National Company Law Tribunal to hear promoters of Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd. who claimed that lenders did not.....

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P&H HC Quashes FIR Against Author Who Referred 'Maharshi Valmiki' As A Dacoit(29.04.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has quashed an FIR registered against an author, Manjula Sahdev, who was accused of hurting religious sentiments of Balm.....

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P&H HC Quashes FIR Against Author Who Referred 'Maharshi Valmiki' As A Dacoit(29.04.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has quashed an FIR registered against an author, Manjula Sahdev, who was accused of hurting religious sentiments of Balm.....

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P&H HC Imposes Fine of Rs. 10 L on Vishal Dadlani Over His Tweet Against Jain Monk Tarun Sagar(01.05.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked music composer and singer Vishal Dadlani and politician Tehseen Poonawalla to pay Rs. 10 lakh each for alleged.....

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P&H HC Imposes Fine of Rs. 10 L on Vishal Dadlani Over His Tweet Against Jain Monk Tarun Sagar(01.05.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked music composer and singer Vishal Dadlani and politician Tehseen Poonawalla to pay Rs. 10 lakh each for alleged.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Orders All Registered RWAs to Comply With RTI Norms(14.05.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that all societies registered under the Haryana Regulation and Registration of Societies Act , 2012, have to b.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Questions State on Free Electricity to Rich Farmers(21.05.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has questioned Punjab and Haryana Governments on free or subsidized power on agricultural pump sets to rich farmers duri.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Accident Survivor to Get Damages of Rs 23 Lakh 22 Years Later(23.05.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has enhanced the compensation awarded to the lone survivor from Rs 9 lakh to Rs 23 lakh, twenty-two years and six months.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Woman Entitled to Alimony Even if Marriage Void(27.05.2019)

Punjab and Haryana high court has made it clear that a woman would be entitled to permanent alimony even though her marriage was declared illegal, nul.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Asks Police to Record Statement of Witnesses by Audio Video Means(17.06.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed all the investigating officers in the State of Punjab to record the statement under Section 161 of Code of .....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Only Aggressive Behaviour of Wife Not Ground for Divorce(17.06.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court noted while rejecting a matrimonial appeal filed by a husband that mere aggressive behaviour and sadness of mood of wif.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Financial Problem No Ground to Stop Pension Benefits(17.06.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has noted that the employer's financial instability is not a valid ground to suppress the pension benefits of a retired .....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Issues Notice to Government Over Punjab Borewell Death(18.06.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued notices to the Centre, and State Government, besides the National Disaster Response Force in connection with .....

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Apex Court Pulls Up Punjab and Haryana High Court for "Casual and Cavalier" Judgment(03.07.2019)

Apex Court has sent back a dispute over whether an amendment to certain electricity tariff regulations entailed hostile discrimination to Punjab and H.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Grants Divorce to Man for 'Mental Cruelty'(17.07.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted a divorce to a man whose wife resorted to fake messages and character assassination. The objectionable messa.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Allows Unemployed Punjab Man to Give Rice, Ghee and Clothes in Alimony(18.07.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has allowed a man to give rice, sugar, milk, pulses, ghee and three new salwar suits every four months to his wife as pa.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Issues Notices to Kathua Rape Convicts(18.07.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued notices to the State Government and six men convicted in the case of rape and murder of an eight year-old nom.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Bans Loudspeakers to Stop Noise Pollution(29.07.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued a complete ban on loudspeakers in public areas in an effort to curb noise pollution. Religious places such as.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Rid Markets of Encroachments(29.07.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the UT Administration to remove all encroachments from walkways, public paths, corridors and open spaces in.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Directs Pakistani Law to be Implemented in India(02.08.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued a directive to the State Government to implement the provisions of the 'Punjab Prohibition of Private Money .....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Dismisses Gurmeet Ram Rahim's Parole Plea(27.08.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed the parole plea of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. The plea had been filed by his wife Har.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Directs State to Demolish Illegal Constructions Near Chandigarh Airport(29.08.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the State Government to demolish the illegal structures built within 100 meters of the Chandigarh Internati.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Merit and Ability Supersede Seniority for Promotions(02.09.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that suitability of an employee for promotion is to be determined on basis of merit-cum-seniority and not seni.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court to Gurgaon Rapid Metro: Run Services Until September 17(10.09.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered the Rapid Metro Rail Gurgaon Limited and Rapid Metro Rail Gurgaon South Limited to continue operating the Ra.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Declines to Stay Ban on Telecast of Ram Siya Ke Luv Kush in Punjab(10.09.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has refused to stay the ban on the telecast of the television series Ram Siya Ke Luv Kush imposed by the State of Punjab.....

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Stubble Burning: Punjab and Haryana High Court Restrains Punjab, Haryana from Levying Fine on Farmers(20.09.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has restrained the Punjab and Haryana Governments from levying fine on farmers for stubble burning. The Court while pass.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Cannot Direct Issuance of Atheist Certificate(04.10.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that authorities cannot be directed to issue certificate that a person is an atheist and does not belong to any.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court Directs States to Decide on Linking Aadhaar with Property Transactions(14.10.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Union Government and the two State Governments to take a decision on linking the Aadhaar card with all .....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Rules Absence of Injury on Prosecutrix Implies her Consent for Sex(22.10.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has declined to grant leave to appeal against the judgment of acquittal in a rape case while stating that absence of inj.....

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P&H High Court Issues Directions To Ensure Proper Functioning Of Prisons(04.11.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has passed mandatory directions to ensure that the prisons in the state function properly and that humane living conditi.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Directs GST Department to Re-Open Facility to File or Revise Tran-1(06.11.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed Goods and Services Department to file or revise Tran-1 either electronically or manually. The Court also ru.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Raps Excise Officials for ‘Arbitrary’ Grant of Liquor Licences(08.11.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has rapped the Haryana Excise and Taxation Commissioner and Ambala Deputy Excise and Taxation Commissioner in a case rev.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Accused not Competent to Tender Evidence on Affidavit for Trial under NI Act(18.11.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that an Accused facing trial under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 cannot be allowed to tender evidence o.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: NEET Must for Ayush Courses in Punjab, and Haryana(26.12.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has made it clear that clearing National Eligibility and Entrance Test is mandatory for admission to courses for bachelo.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Directs Insistence on Income and Assets Affidavit in Matrimonial Cases(10.01.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed all family courts in the State to insist on affidavit of assets, income & expenditure in all matrimonial ca.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Passes Slew of Directions to Ensure Road Safety and Traffic Management(23.01.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has passed a slew of directions to ensure road safety and traffic management in the Union Territory of Chandigarh, holdi.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Strikes Down Punjab Action Plan Clauses(28.01.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has struck down Clauses 1 to 3 of The Punjab Action Plan, 2014, which provided summary eviction procedure for eviction f.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: GST Tribunal to Deal with Matters Relating to Interest(31.01.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has clarified that Goods and Service Tax Tribunal (GST Tribunal) will handle all disputes regarding interest on GST and .....

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Supreme Court: Union Government Cannot Freeze Assets of Punjab National Bank in Nirav Scam Case(20.02.2020)

Supreme Court had ordered that the Union Government could not have moved under company law for freezing the assets of ex-Managing Director of Punjab N.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court Issues Directions for Filing of Regular Second Appeals(24.02.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court have laid down rules for the filing of Regular Second Appeals, to enable easier understanding of the facts of the case. .....

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Punjab and Haryana HC grants Bail to Advocate Allegedly Involved in GST Scam(28.02.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted bail to an Advocate who was allegedly involved in registering bogus firms for performing Goods and Services .....

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P&H HC: Grouping of Students into Sections on Basis of Marks is Violation Of Fundamental Right(02.03.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the practice of classification of children into sections based on their marks is a violation of the fundam.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Issues Slew of Directions for Protection of Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh(03.03.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued a slew of directions for protection and restoration of Sukhna lake in Chandigarh. The Court has declared the .....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: Mere 'Apprehension' of Malpractice Not Sufficient to Investigate University(04.03.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed a Petition filed by a student levelling allegations of malpractice in the evaluation of examination by Kur.....

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P&H HC Grants Interim Protection to Raveena Tandon, Farah Khan and Bharti Singh(13.03.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the State of Punjab not to take "coercive steps" against Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon, filmmaker Farah .....

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P&H HC: Property Acquired Before Commission of Criminal Activity Cannot Be Attached Under PMLA(16.03.2020)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has held that property acquired before the commission of criminal activity or the introduction of Prevention of Money Laun.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Says Police Can Proceed Against Prosecutrix in False Molestation Case(18.03.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the police authorities are at liberty to proceed against the Complainant for lodging a false case of moles.....

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P&H HC Directs Subordinate Judicial Authorities to Ensure Compliance of Orders Granting Bail(02.04.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the subordinate judicial authorities to devise a reliable mechanism to update the contact details of all th.....

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Punjab And Haryana HC Grants 3 Months' Interim Bail to NDPS Accused to Look After Newborn(17.04.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted three months' interim bail to a woman prisoner, arrested under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substance.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: SC Order for Release of Prisoners Not to Mean Compulsory Release(21.04.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has clarified that the Supreme Court's order dated 23rd March, 2020 for release of prisoners is not to be interpreted so.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: Quarantine Not Illegal Detention(30.04.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has made it clear that any person cannot be held to be in illegal or unlawful detention if they have been kept in quaran.....

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P&H HC Launches Project for Preparation of Face Masks in Jail(04.05.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has launched a project under which the jail inmates of Patiala Central jail would prepare face masks for the needy perso.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Schools to Charge 70% School Fees; Pay 70% Salary to Teachers(26.05.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has allowed private unaided schools in the State to collect 70% school fees from the students. The Court has also direct.....

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P&H HC: Courts Should Not Engage in Social Mores in Protection Petition(27.05.2020)

P&H High Court has remarked that a Court hearing a Protection Petition filed by runaway couples need not preach on morality or human behaviour and mus.....

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P&H HC: Variations in Facts by Witness is Natural in Depositions(14.07.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asserted that in a criminal case, "one cannot be expected to have an eidetic/photographic memory" and that "slight c.....

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P&H HC Direct Subordinate Courts to Dedicate Rooms for Production of Accused for Remand(20.07.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed all the District and Sessions Judges across the states of Punjab, Haryana and Union Territory of Chandigarh.....

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P&H HC: Conception of Pregnancy Post Tubectomy Not Medical Negligence(21.07.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the doctor performing tubectomy, at the time of child delivery, cannot be attributed medical negligence me.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice in Plea Seeking Direction to PMC Bank to Allow Withdrawals(21.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notice in a plea seeking a direction to be issued to the Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative Bank to allow its depositors to .....

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P&H HC: Inclusion of Biological Mother's Name in Passport Would Not Cause Any Prejudice(21.07.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Regional Passport Office to allow an applicant's request for inclusion of her biological mother's name .....

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P&H HC Stays Order Prohibiting Circulation of News Via Social Media(21.07.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed a "blanket bar" imposed by the Karnal administration on circulation of news via social media platforms.

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P & H HC Restricts Filing of Multiple Writ Petitions on Similar Cause of Action(22.07.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court last week restricted the practice of filing multiple writ petitions with regard to the same or similar cause of action.

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P&H HC: Schools Shall Not Strike Out Students' Names for Non-Payment of Tuition Fees(23.07.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has clarified that even though the schools are permitted to collect tuition fee, they shall not strike out the names of .....

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P&H HC: Accused Enjoying Interim Bail in Pandemic Not Entitled To 'Dual Benefit' of Default Bail(24.07.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has denied default bail to an accused on the grounds that he was not entitled to dual benefit of default bail and interi.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court Denies Bail to Gang-Rape Accused(24.07.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has denied bail to a gang-rape accused, observing that merely because the DNA report of the rape victim does not match w.....

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P&H HC: Being Member of Social Media Group with Objectionable Content Makes One Accomplice(27.07.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has opined that the fact that one is a member of the social media group where an objectionable video was circulated make.....

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P&H HC: Legislature Didn't Intend to Debar Juvenile from Seeking Relief of Pre-Arrest Bail(27.07.2020)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has held that a petition for grant of pre-arrest bail cannot be said as non-maintainable as there is no indication that th.....

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P&H HC: No Requirement of NOC Where Adoptive Parents are Indians(30.07.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 would not apply in cases of inter-country adoption of children being given .....

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P & H HC Asks Centre to Reconsider Ban on Import of Used Ventilators(06.08.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the Centre to examine whether the use of imported refurbished ventilators can be permitted, suggesting a recon.....

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P&H HC: Protective Shield of Law to be Extended to Public Servants to Enable Discharge of Duty(11.08.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that the "protective shield of law" has to be extended to public servants to enable them to effectively dis.....

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P&H HC Imposes Cost on Plea Filed Without Territorial Jurisdiction to Gain Benefit of Interim Order(13.08.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has imposed costs of Rs. 1,00,000/- on the Directors of a Mumbai-based company, who had appeared before it against disqu.....

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P & H HC Stays Haryana Govt. Notifications Including OBC Community in SC Category(13.08.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed two notifications of the Government of Haryana including the OBC 'Gadaria' community as Scheduled Caste, noti.....

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P&H HC: Cheque-Bounce Not An Offence Against Society(17.08.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has stated that cheque bounce is not an offence against society and an accused can escape punishment by settling with th.....

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P&H HC Directs Re-Classification of Ayurvedic Sanitizers Within 12% GST Bracket(17.08.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has disposed of a Public Interest Litigation for reclassification of Ayurvedic ingredients based sanitizer within 12% Go.....

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P &H HC Upholds College's Decision to Not Admit Candidate to 'Sponsored Category' Vacancy(19.08.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has upheld the decision of a medical college refusing admission of a “general category” candidate into vacancies of “spo.....

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P&H HC Directs Registrar General to Circulate Observation on Lewd Question Put to Prosecutrix(21.08.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has required its Registrar General to circulate to all the Designated Courts dealing with cases of Crime against Women, .....

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P&H HC Denies Anticipatory Bail to Accused of Locking Medical and Para-Medical Team(24.08.2020)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has denied the benefit of pre-arrest bail to a lady, who had locked certain staff of medical and the para-medical team ins.....

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P&H HC: Object of Persons with Disabilities Act to Provide Congenial Work Environment(27.08.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has remarked that the object of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunity, Protection of Rights and Full Particip.....

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P&H HC Asks Lawyers/Clerks/Litigants Not to Use Saliva to Affix Court Fee Stamps(31.08.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has stated in a notice that lawyers, Clerks and Litigants should not use saliva for affixing Court fee stamps on Applica.....

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P & H HC: Convict Cannot Claim Parity with Co-Convicts for Parole(31.08.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that for being released on parole, the convict cannot claim parity with his co-convicts in the First Informati.....

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P & H HC Denies Pre-Arrest Bail to Rape Accused Due to 7 Months' Delay in FIR(31.08.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that a delay of even 7 months in reporting the incident of rape would not entitle the accused to anticipato.....

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P&H HC: Parole Cannot be Denied on Apprehension of Absconding(07.09.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has reiterated that parole is "reformative process" and the same cannot be denied to a convict merely on apprehensions t.....

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P & H HC Sets Aside Dismissal Order for Want of Reasons for Dispensing with Inquiry(09.09.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that in absence of sufficient reasons recorded in writing dispensing with the requirement of holding inquiry in.....

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P&H HC: Complainant Not Satisfied Can't be Sole Ground for Rejecting Cancellation Report(10.09.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that where the complainant was not satisfied, cannot be the sole ground to discard the cancellation report and .....

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P&H HC Dismisses Anticipatory Bail Plea of Punjab Ex DGP Sumedh Singh Saini(10.09.2020)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has dismissed the anticipatory bail application filed under Section 438 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 of Punjab'.....

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P&H HC: Pre-Arrest Bail to Accused in Assault of On-Duty Police Sends Wrong Signal to Society(11.09.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that if the concession of pre-arrest bail is granted to the persons accused of assaulting public servants o.....

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P & H HC: Lady Advocates, Not Only Successful Professionals, But Also Brave, Successful Mother(11.09.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that the stand that a lady who is an Advocate by profession cannot take care of her child is a "fiction of .....

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P&H HC: Submit FIR Details Against All Serving Police Officers in the State(14.09.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked for details of the First Information Reports registered against all serving police officers in the State of Pu.....

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P&H HC Directs Panjab University to Reconsider Scrapping of Entrance Exam(15.09.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Panjab University, Chandigarh to reconsider its decision to scrap the UGLAW entrance examination for th.....

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P&H HC Directs GST Dept. to Release Bank Account of UFV Global India Education(15.09.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Goods and Services tax (GST) Department to release the bank account of UFV global India Education on th.....

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P&H HC Imposes Cost on Woman for Failing to Provide Reason for Leaving Her Husband(15.09.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has imposed a cost of Rs 25,000 on a woman for failing to explain why she had left her husband against whom she had appr.....

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SC Grants Protection from Arrest to Former Punjab DGP Sumedh Singh Saini(16.09.2020)

Supreme Court has granted interim protection from arrest to former Director General of Police in Punjab Sumedh Singh Saini, who is an accused in the 1.....

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P&H HC Dismisses Plea Seeking Action Against Actress Kangana Ranaut for Twitter Post(18.09.2020)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has dismissed a Petition seeking action against Bollywood Actress, Kangana Ranaut, for putting a post on social media, all.....

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P&H HC: Provide List of Persons Who Have Been Given Security Cover but Not Holding Public Office(22.09.2020)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has asked the Punjab State Government to inform the Court about the number of persons, who have been provided security bey.....

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P&H HC Grants Interim Relief to Former Punjab DGP Sumedh Saini(24.09.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Punjab State Government to issue one week advance notice on the former Director-General of Police (DGP).....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Denies Anticipatory Bail to Excise and Taxation Officer(29.09.2020)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has refused to grant anticipatory bail to the Excise and Taxation Officer for allegedly taking gratification by corrupt or.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Restrains Schools from Levying Transport Charges During Online Classes(29.09.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has restrained schools situated in areas within its jurisdiction from charging transport fees from students.

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P&H HC Stays Decision to Convert Public Parks into Residential Areas in Faridabad(07.10.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed the conversion of public parks into residential area, noting the drastic effects on the ecology and environme.....

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P&H HC Directs Payment of Compensation in Matter of Illegal Detention(08.10.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the State Government to pay a compensation of Rs 1 lakh each to the mother-daughter duo in the matter of il.....

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P&H HC: State Alone Has Power to De-Notify Land Under Acquisition(08.10.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that the State alone has the power to de-notify the land under acquisition, under Section 101A of the Right to.....

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P&H HC Repels Challenge Against Pre-Deposit Condition for Appeal Under Section 43(5) Of RERA(19.10.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has repelled the challenge against the constitutionality of the condition for pre-deposit prescribed under Section 43(5).....

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P&H HC: Homebuyer Can Pursue Remedies Under RERA & Consumer Protection Act Simultaneously(19.10.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that a homebuyer can pursue the remedies under the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 and t.....

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P&H HC: On Attaining Majority Women are Entitled to Make Own Choices(27.10.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed in a Habeas Corpus Petition that Women, who have attained the age of majority, are entitled to make their o.....

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P&H HC Asks for Details on FIRs Registered Against Serving Police Officers(30.10.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked for details of the First Information Reports registered against the serving police officers of all ranks in th.....

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P&H HC: Arrest of Accused Not Automatic on Registration of FIR(30.10.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has reiterated that even though registration of First Information Report is mandatory when a complaint discloses commiss.....

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P&H HC Asks Police to Look into Process of Registering FIRs in State(02.11.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the Police authorities to look into the process of registering First Information Reports in the State and ensu.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court Rejects Parole Plea of Key Conspirator Sanji Ram(03.11.2020)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has rejected the parole plea of Sanji Ram, the key conspirator in the Kathua rape and murder case.

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P&H HC: State to be More Tolerant in Invoking Laws Pertaining to Sedition & Religious Disaffection(04.11.2020)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has made the observation that in a democracy, every citizen has a right to voice his/her opinion freely and criticize the .....

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P&H HC Grants Anticipatory Bail to Person Accused of Hurting Sentiments of SC/ST Castes(09.11.2020)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has granted Anticipatory Bail to one Mandeep accused of hurting the sentiments of the SC/ST castes by making a TiktTok vid.....

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P&H HC Denies Quashing Chandigarh Administration's Order Putting Ban on Sale or Use of Crackers(17.11.2020)

Punjab & Haryana High Court on has denied granting any relief to Chandigarh Cracker Dealers Association, which had challenged the Union Territory, Cha.....

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P&H HC Asks DGP Whether Surveillance Reports Continuously Reviewed(17.11.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the Directors-General of Police (DGP) of Punjab, Haryana and Union Territory Chandigarh to specify as to wheth.....

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P&H HC Grants Bail to British National Accused of Targeted Killings of RSS Leaders in Punjab(17.11.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has allowed the bail plea of British national, Jagtar Singh Johal @ Jaggi, who has been behind the bars since three year.....

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P&H HC: Bar Council Cannot Suspend Licence to Practice While Referring Complaint(25.11.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has quashed a resolution passed by Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana suspending the licence of practice of a lawyer who .....

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P&H HC Issues Notice to Govt in Plea Seeking Release of Detenu Farmers(26.11.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued notice to the Haryana Government in a habeas corpus petition filed by an advocacy group formed by farmers fro.....

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P&H HC: Freedom of Speech Not to Entitle Person to Make Derogatory Remarks(01.12.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has stated that freedom of speech does not entitle a person to make derogatory remarks/posts against any community or ge.....

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P&H HC: Only Family Members or Near Relatives of Deceased Can File Defamation Complaint(07.12.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that only the 'family members' or 'near relatives' of the deceased person, against whom imputations have be.....

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P&H HC Seeks Response on Earmaking of Five Cremation Grounds in Village in Ambala District(07.12.2020)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has sought response from the Deputy Commissioner, Ambala, noticing that five cremation grounds have been earmarked for dif.....

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P&H HC Rejects Sanjay Singh's Plea to Quash Defamation Case Filed by Bikramjit Singh Majithia(08.12.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed the plea filed by senior Aam Aaadmi Party leader and Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament, Sanjay Singh seekin.....

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P&H HC: Interrogation of Accused Cannot be Substituted by Video Conference(24.12.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that interrogation of an accused is a statutory right of police and cannot be substituted by video conference.

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P&H HC Sets Aside Moratorium Imposed by BCI on Opening of New Law Colleges(24.12.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has set aside the three-year moratorium imposed by the Bar Council of India (BCI) on opening of new law colleges as ultr.....

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P&H HC: Court Orders Not Required to Extend Period of Payment under OTS(28.12.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that once the terms and conditions of the One Time Settlement (OTS) entered with the bank are violated by a bor.....

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P&H HC: No Harm in Publishing Names of Persons Declared as Absconding Accused(05.01.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that there is no harm in the publishing of the names of persons declared as absconding accused as are statu.....

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P&H HC Issues Notice in Plea by Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. Against Acts of Vandalism(06.01.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued notice of motion to State of Punjab, Ministry of Home Affairs and Director General of Police, Punjab in a ple.....

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P&H HC Dismisses Election Petition Filed Against Captain Amarinder Singh(07.01.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed an election petition challenging the election of Captain Amarinder Singh to the Punjab Legislative Assembl.....

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P&H HC Directs Lok Adalats to Pass Awards in Compliance with NALSA Regulations(08.01.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed that the Lok Adalats in the States of Punjab, Haryana and Union Territory Chandigarh are directed to pass t.....

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P&H HC Directs Lok Adalats to Pass Awards in Compliance with NALSA Regulations(08.01.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed that the Lok Adalats in the States of Punjab, Haryana and Union Territory Chandigarh are directed to pass t.....

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P&H HC: Implementing Party Cannot be Liable for Proceedings Under Contempt of Court(11.01.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that an implementing party could not be made liable for proceedings under the Contempt of Court Act, 1971 f.....

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P&H HC Directs District Judges to Permit Physical Hearing of Cases Subject to Local Conditions(11.01.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has asked the District & Sessions Judges in the State of Punjab, Haryana and Union Territory of Chandigarh to permit the p.....

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P&H HC Directs Punjab Police to Provide Adequate Security to Tikshan Sud(14.01.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Punjab Police to provide adequate security personnel to former Punjab minister and senior Bharatiya Jan.....

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P&H HC: Whatsapp Messages Not to Have Any Evidentiary Value(18.01.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that WhatsApp messages will have no evidentiary value unless they are certified as per Section 65B of the I.....

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P&H HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Haryana Panchayati Raj (Second Amendment) Act(20.01.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued notice on a writ petition challenging the vires of the Haryana Panchayati Raj (Second Amendment) Act, 2020, w.....

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P&H HC: Man's Familiarity with Woman Doesn't Entitle Him to Circulate Her Objectionable Images(25.01.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has refused to grant anticipatory bail to a man while observing that the fact that he and the prosecutrix were known to ea.....

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P&H HC Denies Pre-Arrest Bail to Husband and Wife Accused of Misappropriating Money Payable(28.01.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has denied pre-arrest bail to Darshna Rani and Vijay Kumar (husband and wife) who are accused of misappropriating the mone.....

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P&H High Court Dismisses Protection Plea of Married Woman Residing With Another Man(29.01.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has dismissed the protection plea filed by a married woman who decided to live with another man without dissolution of her.....

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P&H HC: Choice of Partner is Important Facet of Right to Life(01.02.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that parents and guardians cannot assume the right to dictate to their wards how and with whom they should spe.....

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P&H HC: Minor Muslim Girl Can Marry on Attaining Puberty(10.02.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that a Muslim girl who is less than 18 years old and has attained puberty is at liberty to marry anyone as per .....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: Need Mechanism to Dispose of Inmates’ Parole Pleas(11.02.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has made it clear that for taking justice to the prison doors, a mechanism was required to be worked out by the State of.....

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P&H High Court Sets Aside Govt Nod to Transfer Panchayat Land to Private Developer(16.02.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has quashed an order passed by the Punjab Government permitting the exchange of over 42 kanals of gram panchayat land ab.....

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P&H High Court Imposes Cost on Runaway Couple for Manipulation of Aadhar Card Details(19.02.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed a runaway couple's protection petition with costs for manipulation of date of birth as mentioned in their .....

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P&H HC Seeks Information on Cases Pending Against MPs/MLAs of State(26.02.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has sought information of all the cases pending against the Members of Parliament/Members of Legislative Assembly in the S.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Upholds Custody of Teenage Daughter with Mother(01.03.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has upheld the custody of a teenage daughter with her mother stating that there are so many things that a daughter can't d.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Seeks Details of Cases Against MPs, MLAs from Trial Courts(01.03.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed all the District and Sessions Judges to send information regarding pending cases against MLAs, MPs with cle.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Stays Installation of Mobile Towers Atop Houses in Punjab(04.03.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed the installation of mobile phone towers atop residential buildings in Punjab holding that slapdash setting up.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Taxpayers Eligible Even if Probe Begins After Amnesty Scheme(04.03.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court in a significant judgment on availing the benefits of the ‘amnesty scheme’ by the taxpayers, made it clear that inquiry,.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court Stays Deportation of Indian Origin Person to Kenya(11.03.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued stay orders on the deportation of the petitioner to Kenya till next date of hearing in a plea raising an impo.....

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P&H HC Suggests Safe Houses for Protection of Couples Married Against Family’s Wishes(12.03.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has suggested that safe houses be made available in each district of Punjab, Haryana as well as the Union Territory of C.....

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P&H HC Declines Protection to Couples in "Contractual Live-In-Relationship"(12.03.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has declined protection to a couple, registering its disapproval of 'new concept of contractual Live-In-Relation' backed b.....

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P&H HC: No Inherent Right Vested in Husband to Claim Custody of Minor Girl(15.03.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that a minor girl who marries with her consent and refuses to stay with her parents, can be sent to child prote.....

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P&H HC: Muslim Woman Didn't Convert Before Marriage, Marriage Not Valid(15.03.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that the marriage between a Muslim woman and a Hindu man won't be valid as the bride didn't convert to Hind.....

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P&H High Court Declines to Interfere with Non-Bailable Warrant Issued by GST Authorities(15.03.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has declined to pass interim orders staying non bailable warrant issued by competent authorities under Central Goods and.....

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P&H HC Marks Inquiry Into Allegations of Illegal Detention and Custodial Torture of Shiv Kumar(17.03.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has marked an inquiry into allegations of illegal detention and custodial torture of labour rights activist Shiv Kumar, .....

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P&H HC Issues Interim Order Barring Convicted Cops from Occupying Public Posts(17.03.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has issued an interim order barring charge-sheeted, convicted cops from occupying posts having public dealing. The Court h.....

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P&H HC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Enforcement of Prisoner’s Conjugal Rights(19.03.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has issued notice to the State of Haryana seeking response of the State regarding enforcement of rights to have matrimonia.....

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P&H HC: Partner Cannot Claim Experience of Erstwhile Firm in Independent Capacity(22.03.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that a person who was earlier a partner of an erstwhile partnership firm could not claim the benefit of experie.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court : U-Turn by Prosecutrix Before Court not Enough to Grant Bail to Accused(31.03.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while hearing the bail plea of a rape accused, has held that "U-turn" by the prosecutrix before the trial Court is not .....

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Punjab and Haryana HC : Govt Can Restrict Employee from Applying Elsewhere(31.03.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has said that, it is well known that sometimes qualified persons indulge in job-hopping and that such clause has been in.....

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P&H HC Sets Aside Order Denying Children Custody to Mother Relying on Infidelity Allegations(05.04.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has set aside a Trial Court's Order by which the custody of the children was denied to the Mother by relying on allegati.....

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P&H HC Dismisses Plea Seeking Action Against Prince Harry for Breach of Promise to Marry(13.04.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed a petition filed by a Lawyer seeking action against Prince Harry Middleton son of Prince Charles Middleton.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Seeks Response in Plea Seeking Implementation of Covid Guidelines(22.04.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has sought response from the State of Haryana, Punjab and Union Territory of Chandigarh in a plea highlighting the "grim.....

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P&H HC: Wearing Mask Casually Liable to Punitive Action(26.04.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has stated that the persons wearing their masks casually leaving their mouth or nose exposed will be treated on equal fo.....

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P&H HC Closes Suo Moto Matter on Nodeep Kaur's Alleged Illegal Detention(26.04.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has closed the suo Moto matter on Nodeep Kaur’s alleged illegal detention, noting that since Nodeep Kaur has been released.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Gives Former CM Parkash Singh Badal Clean Chit in Kotkapura Firing Case(26.04.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has given a clean chit to former CM Parkash Singh Badal in the Kotkapura Firing Case. The Court has noted that the Polic.....

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P&H HC Directs DLSA Secretaries for Speedy Action on COVID Related Grievances(26.04.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed that Secretaries, Legal Services Authority in every district would be member of Committee/Nodal Agencies co.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court Extends Life of Interim Orders, Directions till June 30(29.04.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has decided to extend all interim orders/ directions passed by it and Courts subordinate to it till 30th June, 2021. The o.....

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P&H HC: Prohibition of Child Marriage Law Does Not Differentiate on Basis of Religion(03.05.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that even though Muslim Personal law permits marriage upon attaining the age of puberty, the Prohibition of.....

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P&H HC Asks State to Consider Home Delivery of Oxygen Cylinders by Municipal Authorities(05.05.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the States of Punjab, Haryana and Union Territory of Chandigarh to consider home delivery of oxygen cylinders .....

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P&H HC Directs Govt to Consider Reorientation of Oxygen Supply from Various Plants(10.05.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Government of India to consider reorientation of oxygen supply from various plants in a manner that the.....

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P&H HC Issues Notice to Govt Over Prescribing NCERT and CISCE Approved Textbooks(10.05.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued a notice to the Punjab government over an application filed by the CBSE Affiliated Schools Association, submi.....

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P&H HC Seeks Response to Ask Corporate Houses for Participation in Fighting Covid 19(14.05.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has sought the response of States of Punjab, Haryana and Union Territory of Chandigarh to ask the corporate houses for t.....

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P&H High Court Reviews COVID Situation in Haryana, Punjab & Chandigarh UT(14.05.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the States of Punjab, Haryana and Union Territory of Chandigarh alongwith representative of Central Govt. rega.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Dismisses Couple’s Plea for Police Protection(20.05.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court Dismisses Couple’s Plea for Police Protection

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Dismisses Couple’s Plea for Police Protection(20.05.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has said that a live-in-relationship is morally and socially unacceptable while rejecting a petition filed by a runaway .....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Raps Chandigarh Over Rs 10K Security for Oxygen Cylinders(20.05.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has rapped the Union Territory Administration for prescribing a security payment of Rs10,000 for supplying oxygen cylind.....

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P&H HC Seeks Assistance on Steps to Curb Spread of Black Fungus(24.05.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has sought assistance of States of Punjab, Haryana and Union Territory of Chandigarh on the steps to curb the spread of .....

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P&H HC: Questions on Validity of Marriage Not Grounds for Denial of Protection to Couple(25.05.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has reaffirmed that in protection petitions, questions surrounding validity of the marriage cannot be a ground for denia.....

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P&H HC Orders DCP of Punjab Police to Form All-Women SIT to Probe Into Rape Allegations(27.05.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered the DCP of Punjab Police to form a three-member all women SIT (Special Investigation Team) to probe into the.....

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P&H HC Issues Directions on RAT and RTPCR Test Rates in State(28.05.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued slew of directions on the aspects concerning uniformity in rates of RAT and RTPCR in States including Punjab,.....

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P&H HC Upholds Publishing of Accounts of Private Unaided Educational Institutions on Website(31.05.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has upheld an April 2018 notification of the Ministry of Home Affairs, requiring private unaided educational institution.....

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P&H HC: Extramarital Relationship Not Grounds for Denying Custody of Child(01.06.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that an extramarital relationship of a mother by itself is no ground to deny her the custody of her child in ca.....

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P&H HC: Bail Application of Juvenile to be Decided After Considering Social Investigation Report(03.06.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has reiterated that the bail application of a Juvenile under Section 12 of the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 must be decide.....

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P&H HC: Court Not to Judge Couples Who Reside Together Without Marriage(07.06.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has observed that in a case wherein a couple has taken a decision to reside together without the sanctity of marriage then.....

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P&H HC Quashes Kidnapping Charges Where Minor Voluntarily Married to Man(08.06.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has quashed kidnapping charges against a man, noticing that the minor girl performed the marriage with the man with her ow.....

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P&H HC Dismisses Petition Seeking Second Autopsy of the Body of Gangster Jaipal Singh(18.06.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed a petition filed by slain gangster Jaipal Singh Bhullar’s father seeking directions to the State of Punjab.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court Directs Second Postmortem on Dead Body of Gangster Jaipal Singh Bhullar(22.06.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has ordered a second post-mortem to examination to be conducted on the dead body of alleged gangster Jaipal Singh Bhullar,.....

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P&H HC: Minor Girl Cannot be Allowed to Reside with Adult Male in a Live-in Relationship(28.06.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that a minor girl residing with an adult male in a live-in relationship is not morally and socially accepta.....

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P&H HC Denies Bail to Accused Found in Possession of Contraband Intoxicant Tablets(02.07.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that showing sympathy towards alleged drug peddlers at the time of granting bail often proves counterproduc.....

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P&H HC: Parole is a Privilege Granted to Prisoners, Cannot be Clipped for Vague Reasons(05.07.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has observed that parole is a privilege granted by the state to the prisoners, and the same cannot be clipped for vague re.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court Directs SSP to Take Minor Girl's Custody(05.07.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has directed the Chandigarh SSP to take over the custody of the minor girl in a plea filed by a runaway couple (a minor gi.....

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P&H HC Directs to Issue Appropriate Directions to Judicial Officers on Manner of Reflecting Facts(12.07.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has directed the Director, Chandigarh Judicial Academy to issue appropriate directions to the judicial officers on the man.....

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P&H HC Grants Protection to Couple in Live-in Relationship, Both Being Major(12.07.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted protection to a 21 year old girl and 19 year old boy after observing that the two are entitled to live toget.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Children Expected to Look After Elderly Parents(15.07.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that children are expected to look after their elderly parents properly, which is not only a value-based pr.....

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P&H HC Grants Bail to Accused Booked Under UAPA Act(16.07.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has granted bail to an accused booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, while noting that though alleg.....

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P&H HC Denies Bail to Man Accused of Committing Unnatural Sex with 8 Year Old Child(16.07.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has denied bail to a man accused of committing unnatural sex with an 8 year old child after observing that he may victim.....

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P&H HC Orders DGP (Punjab) to Take Steps to Curb Drug Supply and Consumption(21.07.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has ordered the Director-General of Police (Punjab) to take practical steps to curb the spread of drug supply and consumpt.....

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P&H HC Grants Bail to Man Accused of Performing 'Ardas' for Gurmeet Ram Rahim's Early Release(30.07.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted bail to a man accused of performing Ardas (prayer) in the Gurdwara making praises of the head of a Dera, Gur.....

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P&H HC: Court is Guardian to Minor Girls Who May be Enticed Into Live-in Relationship(02.08.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has observed that Court is also the guardian of the minor girls or the girls of tender age, who may be enticed away by a m.....

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P&H HC Grants Bail to Man Over Alleged Objectionable Speech Against Haryana CM(04.08.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted Bali to a farm leader who allegedly delivered an objectionable speech (during a protest) against the Chief M.....

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P&H HC Grants Interim Anticipatory Bail to Ex-Punjab DGP Sumedh Singh Saini in Corruption Case(13.08.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted interim Anticipatory Bail to former Punjab Director-General of Police Sumedh Singh Saini in a corruption cas.....

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P&H High Court Orders Release of Ex-Punjab DGP Sumedh Singh Saini from Vigilance Custody(23.08.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has ordered his release from the custody of the state Vigilance Bureau calling his arrest 'patently illegal', allowing the.....

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P&H HC Restrains Special CBI Judge from Pronouncing Verdict in Ranjit Singh Murder Case(25.08.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has restrained the special CBI judge, Panchkula from pronouncing the verdict in the Ranjit Singh's murder case, who was .....

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P&H HC: Writ of Habeas Corpus Can be Issued for Restoration of Custody of Minor to the Parent(02.09.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has granted relief to a father who had filed a petition alleging illegal custody by his wife and her parents, holding that.....

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P&H HC: Candidates for Public Employment Cannot Claim Relaxation in Upper Age Limit(06.09.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that candidates for public employment cannot claim relaxation in upper age limit as their right merely because .....

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P&H HC: Possession of Contraband Need Not Necessarily Attract NDPS Provisions(07.09.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has reiterated that possession of contraband by a person is not necessary to attract the rigors of the Narcotic Drugs an.....

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P&H High Court Condones Mandatory Period of 1Yr for Filing Divorce Petition(14.09.2021)

P&H HC has granted divorce decree to a couple who had stayed together only for two days after they had gotten married. The Court has allowed the appli.....

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P&H HC Grants Interim Bail to Gurdas Maan Booked for Hurting Religious Sentiments(16.09.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted interim anticipatory bail to Singer Gurdas Maan in a case registered against him for his comments which hurt.....

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P&H HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Rule of Haryana Municipal Election Rules 2020(23.09.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued notice to the Haryana government on a petition challenging a rule of Haryana Municipal Election (Amendment) R.....

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P&H HC: Affidavit On Marital Status Must In Protection Pleas Filed By Couples(24.09.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed that the High Court Registry must ensure that before any protection plea is adjudicated upon, affidavits of.....

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P&H HC: Marriage Of Minor Becomes Valid If Not Declared Void Till Age of 18(27.09.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that if a girl marries before attaining the age of 18 years, she can seek separation through a decree of divorc.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Upholds Eviction Order Passed Against Son and Wife(28.09.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has upheld an eviction order passed against a son and his wife at the instance of the father under the Maintenance and W.....

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P&H High Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Transfer of Murder Case Against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh(06.10.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed a plea seeking transfer of the murder trial against Dera Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh pending before spec.....

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P&H HC Directs DGP to Not Register FIR Under SC/ST Act at Instance of Third Party(19.10.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Director-General of Police, Punjab to not register FIR under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tri.....

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P&H HC Directs Punjab DGP to Decide Advocate's Representation on Corruption in RTO Dept(26.10.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Director-General of Police, Punjab to take a decision on the representation submitted by a lawyer seeki.....

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P&H HC: Senior Citizens Entitled to Get Cases Decided on Preferential Basis(27.10.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that senior citizens are entitled to get their cases decided on a preferential basis, while dealing with a .....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Prisoner Cannot be Deprived of Attending Important Family Event(01.11.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that a prisoner cannot be deprived of attending an important family event owing to the reason that immediat.....

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Punjab And Haryana High Court Grants Default Bail In 1.6 KG Drug Seizure Case(01.11.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted default bail in terms of Section 167(2) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 case to an accused, who was .....

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P&H HC: Person Involved In Live-In Relation Without Obtaining Divorce May Face Bigamy Charge(08.11.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that if a married person is in live-in-relationship, without obtaining a divorce from his/her spouse, then .....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Specifying Rights of Accused under NDPS Act Mandatory Requirement(08.11.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that a notice under Section 50 of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 should specify what .....

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P&H HC Orders Protection to Major Couple on Basis of Right to Life(08.11.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered protection to a 50-year-old married woman and her live-in partner, a 30-year-old man noting that every perso.....

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P&H HC: Capturing and Posting Injured Turbanless Man's Image Would Hurt Religious Sentiments(08.11.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that photographing an elderly person in an injured condition without the turban and uploading it for public.....

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P&H HC Grants Bail to Person Alleged of Floating Bogus Firms to Facilitate Big Firms to Save GST(09.11.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted bail to a person alleged of floating bogus firms to facilitate big firms to save on Goods and Services tax i.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Pleas Challenging Appointment of Dinkar Gupta as Punjab DGP(16.11.2021)

Supreme Court has dismissed the special leave petitions filed challenging the Punjab and Haryana High Court's order of upholding the appointment of Di.....

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P&H HC: Court can Impose Composite Civil Imprisonment in Case of Default in Payment of Maintenance(22.11.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that in the exercise of its powers under Section 125(3) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, a court ca.....

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P&H HC Issues Notice on Plea Against PMO's RTI Response Denying PM CARES Fund Details(29.11.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued a notice to the Chief Information Commission for its failure to decide the 2nd appeal against the order of de.....

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P&H HC Orders Correction in Woman's Date of Birth by Relying Upon Her Educational Certificate(03.12.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered the Haryana government to carry out a correction in the birth certificate of a woman (petitioner before the .....

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P&H HC: Recording Wife's Telephonic Conversation Sans Her Knowledge Infringement of Her Privacy(13.12.2021)

Punjab And Haryana High Court has observed that recording of the telephonic conversation of the wife without her knowledge is a clear-cut infringement.....

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P&H HC Asks DGP as to Why Court Should Not Direct Interrogation of Accused Under Videography(20.12.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the Director-General of Police (DGPs) of Punjab and Haryana State as to why the court should, not in appropria.....

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P&H HC: Merely Because Adult Boy Not of Marriageable Age, Would Not Deprive Right to Live Together(20.12.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that merely because the adult boy is not of marriageable age, it would not deprive the young couple of thei.....

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P&H HC Grants Bail to UAPA Accused Booked for Posting on Sikhs for Justice 2020 Referendum(27.12.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted bail to a Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 Accused who has been booked for allegedly posting about.....

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P&H HC: 17 Yr Old Muslim Girl Competent to Enter Into Contract of Marriage with Person of Choice(27.12.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted protection to a 17 Year Old Muslim Girl who married a 33 Year Old Hindu Man, noting that she is of marriagea.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court to Function Through Virtual Mode Only from January 5(04.01.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has decided to hear cases only though Virtual Mode from 5th January, 2022, in view of the sudden surge in Covid-19 cases.....

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P&H HC Quashes Income Tax Order as No Opportunity of Hearing Afforded to Assessee(06.01.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has quashed the Income Tax Order as no opportunity of hearing afforded to assessee. The Court has allowed the petition .....

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P&H High Court Seeks Punjab Govt's Reply on Akali Leader Bikram Majithia's Anticipatory Bail Plea(06.01.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued notice to the Punjab Government on Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia's anticipatory bail plea filed in c.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Suspect Question in MCQ Based Examination Needs To Be Deleted(07.01.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that in a Multiple-Choice Question (MCQ) based examination, a question that has no most appropriate answer .....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Grants Interim Protection From Arrest To Akali Leader Bikram Singh Majithia(11.01.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted interim protection from arrest to Shiromani Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia in Drugs Case on the stip.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Seeks Election Commission's Reply Over Ensuring Drug-Free Elections(14.01.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has sought the response of the State Election Commission, Punjab to ensure Drug-free Elections and for this purpose, the.....

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P&H HC Allows Petitions Seeking Suspension of Sentence in NDPS Cases(14.01.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has allowed 10 petitions filed seeking suspension of sentence in cases under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substa.....

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P&H HC: Filing of Supplementary Challan Cannot be Deferred Because Anticipatory Bail Pending(18.01.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that filing of a supplementary Challan under Section 173 of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 cannot be deferred.....

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P&H HC Extends Interim Protection Granted to Akali Leader Bikram Majithia Till Jan 24(19.01.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has extended till January 24, the interim protection from arrest granted to Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia in th.....

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P&H HC Grants Bail to Man Accused of Offence Prima Facie Less Serious Than Co-Accused(19.01.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted bail to a man who was accused in an offence less serious than that of the co-accused who have been granted t.....

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P&H HC Makes Declaration Regarding Status of Minor Children from First Marriage Mandatory(20.01.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has made it mandatory for parties moving the High Court with their protection pleas in case of Live-in relationships or .....

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P&H HC: If Second FIR Registered Regarding Incident on Which Prior FIR Exists, Abuse of Process(24.01.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that if a second FIR is registered regarding an incident on which a prior FIR already exists, it amounts to abu.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court Dismisses Akali Leader Bikram Majithia's Pre-Arrest Bail Plea(25.01.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia filed in connection with a Drugs case.....

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P&H HC: Consent During Prior Sexual Acts Won’t Extend to Future Occasions(27.01.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that the consent given during prior sexual acts won't extend to future occasions, stressing that law acknow.....

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P&H HC on RERA: Inconvenience In Making Pre-Deposits Not A Circumstance Warranting Relaxation(28.01.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court held that mere hardship in making pre-deposits which include diverting funds is not an arduous circumstance in any manne.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court Stays Haryana Law Granting 75% Job Quota for Locals in Private Sector(03.02.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted an interim stay on the Haryana government's law providing for 75% reservation for state domicile in the priv.....

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P&H HC: Employee Cannot Seek Protection Against Dispensation of Services(07.02.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that an employee cannot seek protection against the dispensation of services if he has attained the employment .....

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P&H HC: Public Prosecutor Must File Independent Report Justifying Detention of Accused(14.02.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that default bail to an accused charged under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 cannot be de.....

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P&H HC Directs Centre to Resolve Anomalies in Defence Pay Scale with 6th Central Pay Commission(17.02.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Central Government to resolve the anomalies that crept in the defence pay scale with the implementation.....

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P&H HC Refuses to Quash FIR for Making Remarks Against Lord Shri Krishna(21.02.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has refused to quash an FIR filed against a man who has been booked for allegedly making remarks against Lord Shri Krish.....

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P&H HC Asks Centre to Take Appropriate Steps to Remove Pay Anomaly for Defence Forces(21.02.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the Central Government to take appropriate steps in removing pay anomaly while noting that it is adversely imp.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court Refuses to Quash FIR Against Yuvraj Singh(22.02.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has rejected the petition seeking quashing of FIR against the cricketer Yuvraj Singh, in Hansi, Haryana for using the wo.....

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P&H HC: HC Has Power to Grant Extension of Time for Completion of Loan Repayment Under OTS Scheme(23.02.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that the High Court has the power to grant an extension of time for completion of the loan repayment under .....

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P&H HC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Electricity Crisis in Chandigarh(23.02.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court takes suo moto cognizance of the Electricity Crisis in Union Territory of Chandigarh and has sought the presence of the .....

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P&H HC: Government Hospital Can’t Deny Treatment on Grounds of Place of Residence(25.02.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has clarified that a government Hospital can't deny treatment to someone on the ground that he/she is not a resident of .....

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P&H High Court Orders Police Protection for a Live in Couple(28.02.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that there is a need to shift perspective from didactics of the orthodox society, shackled with the strong .....

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P&H HC: Section 377 IPC Attracted When Penetration With Sexual Intent Happens on Any Part of Body(07.03.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that this offence is attracted even in a situation where the penetration happens to be on any other part of the.....

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P&H HC: Owner of Vehicle Not Vicariously Liable for Any Misdeclaration by Owner of Goods(10.03.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the owner of the vehicle who is seeking only release of the vehicle is not liable to pay fine for the conf.....

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Punjab And Haryana High Court Withdraws Order Extending Life of Interim Orders(10.03.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has withdrawn April 2021 order extending the life of interim orders pertaining to the functioning of courts, orders of e.....

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P&H HC: Failure to Prove Motive Not Fatal to Case of Prosecution(14.03.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that even though motive bears significance in cases of circumstantial evidences, however, failure to prove the .....

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P&H HC: ITC Under VAT Can be Availed on Evaporation Loss of Petrol and High Speed Diesel(17.03.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that the Input Tax Credit (ITC) under the Value Added Tax can be availed on the evaporation loss of petrol and.....

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P&H HC: Intention to Evade Tax Must be Directly Connected to Activity of Trader(17.03.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the intention to evade tax must be directly connected to the activity of the trader.

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P&H HC: When Signature on Cheque is Admitted, Appointment of Handwriting Expert Doesn't Arise(17.03.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has upheld the view taken by the lower court that when signature over a cheque in question has not been specifically den.....

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P&H HC Disapproves of False Assertions Made by Parties in Maintenance Suit(21.03.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that false assertions should be discouraged by parties while they come to the Court seeking reliefs. The Co.....

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P&H HC: Second FIR Can Be Quashed if First FIR to Same Incident Has Already Been Registered(21.03.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that in case an FIR with respect to an incident has already been registered, then a second FIR with respect.....

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P&H HC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking CBI Probe Into Alleged Illegal Mining Activities at Dadam(23.03.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued a notice to the Haryana government on a plea seeking Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the alleged i.....

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P&H HC Upholds Divorce Due to Mental Cruelty Caused by Wife to Husband(24.03.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has upheld the decision of a Gurgaon family court granting divorce to a garment exporter on his plea accusing his wife o.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: Fundamental Right to Travel Abroad Can be Controlled by Imposing Conditions(29.03.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has stated that the petitioner has a fundamental right to travel abroad, which can be controlled by imposing certain sit.....

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P&H HC: Party Expected to Approach Court Within Reasonable Time in Absence of Prescribed Limitation(30.03.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that in the absence of any given limitation, it should be a reasonable time within which the aggrieved party ha.....

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P&H HC: Production Of Certificate Not Necessary to Obtain Voice Sample of Accused(30.03.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that while filing an application by the prosecution to obtain the voice sample of the accused for the purposes.....

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P&H HC: Plea of Violation of Principles of Natural Justice Not Maintainable Without Grounds(04.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that the plea seeking to violate the principles of natural justice is unacceptable by the courts unless, it.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: Parties Want to Live In Peace Not Enough for Compounding of Heinous Offence(04.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that heinous offences such as attempt to murder punishable under section 307 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 is .....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: No Compromise with Dead Man, FIR u/s 306 IPC Can't Be Quashed on Compromise(04.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed the petition which seeks quashing of a First Information Report under Section 306 Indian Penal Code, 1860 .....

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P&H HC: Parameters Laid Down in Dharampal Case for Suspension of Sentence Are Only Guidelines(11.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the parameters laid down by the High Court in the case of Dharampal for suspension of the sentence are onl.....

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P&H HC: Call Conversations Between Co-Accused Sans Transcript Not Corroborative Material(11.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that sans the transcript of the conversations between the co-accused, mere call details would not be considered.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court: Appointment of Local Commissioner Does Not Adjudicate Rights of Parties(11.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that an order declining to appoint a Local Commissioner does not decide any issue nor does it adjudicate an.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: Appointment on Contractual Basis Without Public Advertisement Not Regularized(11.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that employees appointed on contractual basis sans any advertisement and contrary to the provisions of Arti.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: Stamp Duty to Be Levied on Agreement to Sell(11.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that when there in an agreement to sell to the effect that possession has been delivered, stamp duty is lev.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: Land Acquisition by State for Public Purpose Can't Be Disputed(13.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that any acquisition for public use made by the government cannot be disputed by land owner. The Court has .....

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P&H HC: Call Details Sans Transcript of Conversation Between Co-Accused not Corroborative(13.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that mere call details would not be considered to be corroborative material in want of substantive material.....

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P&H HC: Plaintiff Enjoys Status of Dominus Litis & has Right to Pursue Claim(14.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has reiterated that a plaintiff enjoys the status of dominus litis and therefore, has every right to persue his claim ag.....

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P&H HC: Duration of Marriage not Ground to Disallow Spouse Organ Donation(14.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that duration of marriage is not a ground to discard the eagerness of one of the spouse, to donate kidney in f.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Allows Refund of Court Fees, Parties Entitled to Refund in Case of Compromise(14.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has reiterated that parties are allowed to refund of court fees even in case of compromise entered into outside the Cour.....

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P&H HC: Court Does Not Interfere in Compassionate Appointment in Absence of Any Policy(18.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held in a writ petition for quashing of an order denying for service benefits and compassionate appointment on accou.....

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P&H HC: Person Not Being Complainant Cannot Ask in FIR for Addition of Offences(19.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that a no complainant can seek directions of addition of particular offences in a First Information Report .....

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P&H HC: Dependant Parents Entitled to Family Pension After Wife & Children Lose Eligibility(19.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that entitlement for the grant of family pension to the dependent parents needs to be seen after the widow or .....

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P&H HC: Notice to Employer Not Mandatory Before Making Reference to Adjudicatory Mechanism(22.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the employer cannot claim any hearing before making of the reference by the appropriate government under S.....

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P&H HC: No Ground for Default Bail U/S 167(2) CrPC(03.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court, Has held that, for an offense of sexual assault, final report would be complete on statement of the prosecutrix and For.....

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Punjab And Haryana High Court: Wife Can't Be Denied Maintenance On Grounds That She Is Well-Educated(05.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that husband is legally and morally responsible; wife cannot be denied maintenance on the grounds of being .....

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P&H HC: Party Under Legal Obligation to Opt Where Effective Remedy is Available U/S 41(h) SR Act(06.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court, while dealing with a revision petition, held that it is well-settled law that under Section 41(h) of the Specific Relie.....

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P&H HC: S.24 CPC Can't Be Construed Loosely To Allow Transfer On Frivolous & Flimsy Grounds(06.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court, while dealing with a transfer application concerning a matrimonial dispute, held that provisions of Section 24 of Code .....

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P&H HC: Trafficking of Human Beings Won’t Amount to Jeopardising Sovereignty & Integrity of India(10.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that trafficking in human beings doesn't jeopardize the sovereignty and integrity of India. It stated that it m.....

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P&H HC: Public Morality Cannot Overshadow Constitutional Morality(11.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while dealing with a petition seeking protection of life and personal liberty, has ruled that the Constitutional right o.....

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P&H HC: Licensing Authority Can Refuse to Grant Arms Licence U/S 14 Arms Licence Act(11.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while dealing with a petition in which an application for grant of an arms license was rejected has held that the reason.....

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P&H HC: Child Adopted Post-Retirement Can't be Denied Family Pension(17.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court, in a petition of an adoptive daughter, whose application for the grant of family pension was dismissed on the ground of.....

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P&H HC: 30 Days between Date of Effecting Proclamation & Date Nominated for Appearance is Mandatory(20.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that a clear period of 30 days starting from the date when a proclamation under Section 82 of the Cr.P.C. is ac.....

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P&H HC: Withhold Salary of Home Secretary Until Payment of Pensionary Benefits to Widow(23.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court in a plea moved by the widow of a Class IV employee of the State has ordered to withheld the salary of the Home Secretar.....

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P&H HC: 7 Days Period to File Reply of Notice Served Through E-Filing Portal is ‘Unreasonably Short’(23.05.2022)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has held that the period of 7 days, granted to file the reply of the Notice issued under Section 148A of the Income Tax Ac.....

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P&H HC: Courts Must Be Cautious While Exercising Discretion to Condone Delay in Filing WS(23.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the provisions of Order 8 Rule 1 of the CPC are directory in nature, however, the Courts must exercise the.....

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P&H HC: Mistake by Court While Adjourning Matter Can't Take Away Right of Party to Lead Evidence(23.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the plaintiff-respondent cannot be deprived of her valuable right of leading evidence merely because the C.....

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P&H HC: Executive Can't Exempt Use of Copyrighted Sound Recordings in Marriage Functions(25.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the executive has no authority under the Copyright Act to clarify or interpret the applicability of the la.....

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SC to Punjab Govt.: Ensure Absconding NDPS Accused are Brought to Book(27.05.2022)

Supreme Court has directed the State to put in place appropriate provisions to ensure that the absconding NDPS offenders/Accused are brought to book w.....

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P&H HC: Section 482 CrPC Empowers High Court to Entertain Applications not Contemplated in CrPC(27.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that Section 482 of CrPC confers extraordinary powers on High Court and empowers it to entertain applicatio.....

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P&H HC: Contribution by Daily Wage Service to Be Considered While Computing Retiral Benefits(27.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that for computing retiral benefits, daily wage services rendered by an employee prior to regularization is to .....

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P&H HC: Undisputed Signatures on Cheque in Itself Not Sufficient for Conviction U/S 138 of NI Act(30.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while dealing with an application for grant of leave to appeal, has observed that undisputed signatures of the responden.....

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P&H HC: Person Otherwise Disqualified Cannot Become Eligible by Entering into Joint Venture(31.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the members of a Joint Venture were not eligible to apply and obtain the contract as the Joint Venture was.....

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P&H HC: Previous Statement of Witness Should be Put to His Notice if it’s Used For Contradicting Him(31.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that if the witness was not confronted with that part of the statement with which the defense wanted to contrad.....

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P&H HC: Widow Can’t Claim Inheritance through Succession if Husband Not Owner of Property(02.06.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while deciding the inheritance dispute, has held that as husband was not the owner of the suit land on the date of his d.....

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P&H HC: Candidate if Not Found Entitled to Reservation Must be Considered in General Category(06.06.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that regardless of whether a candidate is found or not found entitled to reservation sought by him, he still ha.....

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P&H HC: Small Distance is Not a Reason to Transfer Matrimonial Suit(06.06.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that distance of sixty kilometers is small and therefore not an overwhelming reason for the Court to order the .....

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P&H HC Dismisses Bail Application Filed on the Ground of Compromise(08.06.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while dealing with a petition seeking regular bail has held the compromise cannot be taken as a ground for grant of bail.....

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P&H HC: Unregistered Agreement to Sell Can't be Accepted for Establishing Possession of Property(08.06.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that an unregistered agreement to sell cannot be accepted by the Court for granting possession in favour of the.....

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P&H HC: Factories Act Does Not Override Indian Penal Code(13.06.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that provision of Factories Act, 1948 are not in substitution but are supplemental to any other Act. Therefore .....

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P&H HC: Successive Anticipatory Bail Applications Without Substantive Change is 'Abuse of Process'(13.06.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that filing of successive applications for anticipatory bail by a person apprehending arrest, without substanti.....

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P&H HC: Matter Can be Referred to Arbitration Under MSMED Act in Absence of Arbitration Agreement(14.06.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that even in the absence of an arbitration agreement between the parties, the matter can be referred to arbitra.....

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P&H HC: Person With Single Testicle Not Unfit to Serve Indian Navy(15.06.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that having single testicle is not a disability that would render a candidate unfit for serving the Indian Navy.....

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P&H HC: Muslim Girl of Age Above 16 Years Can Enter Into Marriage With Person Of Her Choice(20.06.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted protection to 16 years old muslim Girl who married a 21 years old muslim boy and held that she is of marriag.....

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P&H HC Denies Pre-Arrest Bail to Father Allegedly Conspiring With Son Who Married Multiple Times(21.06.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while denying anticipatory bail to the father in a case where he was allegedly acting in connivance with his son who mar.....

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P&H HC: Hindu Adoptions & Maintenance Act Does Not Envisage Agreement to Adopt Unborn Child(24.06.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while dealing with a case of adoption of an unborn child, has held that no such provision as to give effect to adoption .....

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P&H HC: Arnesh Kumar Guidelines Applicable to Offences Punishable With Less Than 7 Yrs Imprisonment(29.06.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that directions passed by the Supreme Court in Arnesh Kumar v. State of Bihar with respect to procedure for arr.....

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P&H HC Grants Bail to Former Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi's Nephew(04.07.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted the bail plea moved by Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi's nephew Bhupinder Singh in connection w.....

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P&H HC: Can't Approach HC U/S 438 CrPC After Rejection of Pre-Arrest Bail for Case Under SC/ST Act(04.07.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that once the plea for anticipatory bail under Section 438 CrPC is rejected by Sessions Court to accused under .....

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P&H HC: Electricity Consumer Liable to Pay Surcharge if Consumption in Excess of Sanctioned Load(18.07.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that in case of electricity consumption beyond the sanction load, the electricity consumer is liable to pay pen.....

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P&H HC: Power to Grant Bail Cannot be Deployed as a Mechanism to Impose Sentence(26.07.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while granting bail to an accused charged with offences under the Central GST Act, 2017, has held that the power to gran.....

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P&H HC: Joint Owner Can't Prevent Another Co-Owner from Using Portion of Property by Injunction(27.07.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that a joint owner cannot prevent by injunction the usage of a portion of the joint property by another co-owne.....

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P&H HC Grants Bail to SAD Leader Bikram Singh Majithia in Drug Case(10.08.2022)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has granted bail to Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Bikram Singh Majithia in a drugs case registered against him by the P.....

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P&H HC: Bail May Be Granted If Case Not Concluded in 60 Days from initiation of Prosecution Evidence(22.08.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that in terms of Section 437(6) of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), bail ought to be granted where the trial .....

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P&H HC: State Security Can't be Demanded to Display Authority And Flaunt Status(24.08.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the government to make fresh assessment in respect of security threats of 45 ex-Ministers, MPs and other pe.....

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P&H HC Stays Order to Close Down Private Slaughter Houses/Meat Shops in Ambala During Jain Festival(26.08.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed the decision of the official authorities to close down private slaughterhouses/meat shops in Ambala from Augu.....

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P&H HC: No Right to Physically Exploit Fiancée During the Period Between the Engagement and Marriage(07.09.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that merely because the parties are engaged and are meeting each other, it doesn't give any right or liberty t.....

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P&H HC to State: File Status Report on Cases Pending Against MPs/MLAs or Heavy Cost Will be Imposed(08.09.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while granting last opportunity to State Governments in Punjab and Haryana to file status reports regarding pending crim.....

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P&H HC to DGP: Specify Steps Taken to Ensure That Religion of Accused, Victim isn't Mentioned in FIR(19.09.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the DGP, Punjab to file an affidavit specifying what steps have been taken to ensure that the religion of t.....

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P&H HC Orders Removal of Blockade by Bhartiya Kisan Union on National Highway(26.09.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered Haryana Government to remove the blockade by farmers led by Bhartiya Kisan Union on National Highway at Shah.....

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P&H HC: Every Adult has Right to Live With Person of Choice(28.09.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while granting protection to live-in couple, has held that every major person has the right to live with a person of the.....

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P&H HC: Juvenile's Right to Travel Abroad Can be Curtailed(29.09.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that a juvenile who is in conflict with law does not have any fundamental or statutory right to pursue higher e.....

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P&H HC Quashes FIRs against Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga(12.10.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has quashed an FIR against BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga, who was accused by Punjab Police of spreading misinforma.....

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P&H HC: Mentally Ill Mother Entitled to Custody of Child Below 5 Yrs(10.11.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that a mother, even if she is mentally ill, is entitled to the custody of a minor child, especially if the chil.....

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P&H HC Stays Arrest of Deepak Chaurasia in POCSO Case(14.11.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while staying the arrest of news anchor Deepak Chaurasia in a POCSO Act case, has directed him to appear before the tria.....

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P&H HC: Subcontracting for a Service is Not an Intermediary Service(15.11.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while quashing a demand by the GST Department against Genpact India, has held that subcontracting for a service is not a.....

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P&H HC: Jail Before Conviction is Punishment as Conviction Rate Low in Our Country(30.11.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while quashing a lower court's order canceling the bail of a murder accused, has held that imprisonment of the accused b.....

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P&H HC: FSL Report Forms Foundation of NDPS Case(01.12.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the report of Forensic Science Lab forms the foundation of prosecution case in NDPS proceedings and in cas.....

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P&H HC: IPC Can’t be Invoked for Entry Tax Evasion as VAT Act Doesn’t Provide for Registration of FIR(01.12.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that since the provisions of the VAT Act do not provide for the registration of the FIR and the said Act is a C.....

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P&H HC: Husband Not Entitled to Retain Dowry Items After Convicted for Murdering Wife(21.12.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that a husband convicted for murdering his wife shall not be entitled to claim ownership over the dowry items r.....

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P&H HC Grants Bail to Army Personnel in Chandigarh University Video Leak Case(22.12.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while granting bail to Army man Sanjeev Singh, who was arrested in the Chandigarh University video leak case, has observ.....

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P&H HC: Person Can Raise Plea of Juvenility Even After Conviction(18.01.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that plea of juvenility can be raised by a person even after his conviction and sentence, as per which plea, th.....

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P&H HC: Norm on Mandatory Custody for Suspension of Sentence in NDPS Cases Should be Relaxed(18.03.2023)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has held that norm of minimum mandatory period of custody of 6 yrs for grant of relief of suspension of sentence where the.....

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P&H HC: Even Professional Beggar has Moral & Legal Liability to Maintain His Wife(30.03.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that a husband has got a moral and legal liability to maintain his wife unable to maintain herself, even if.....

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P&H HC: Application Under Section 311 CrPC Can be Filed by Anyone(30.03.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that Section 311 CrPC can be invoked by anyone and not just prosecution or complainant, who is able to show.....

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P&H HC: Other Cases Registered Can’t be Sole Reason for Refusing Bail(31.03.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while granting bail to retired army personnel, has observed that mere registration of other cases against the petitioner.....

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P&H HC to Police: Consider Protection Request of Same-Sex Couple(07.04.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while observing that State can’t shirk its duty to ensure the safety of its citizens, has directed SSP (UT, Chandigarh) .....

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P&H HC: Unjust to Hold Driver Guilty of Offence Involving Moral Turpitude in Absence of Mens Rea(17.04.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while observing that road accidents are often result of error of judgment or mechanical failures or on account of fault .....

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P&H HC: RFCTLARR Act Applicable if Compensation Deposited Before Dec 31 2014 Not Paid to Majority(17.04.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that provisions of RFCTLARR Act, 2013 would apply to cases of land acquisition under National Highways Act .....

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P&H HC in Bail Plea: Accused Damaged Religious Feelings of Public at Large(28.04.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while rejecting bail plea of Naga Baba Dalip Giri in a rape case, observed that accused miserably misused his position a.....

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P&H HC to Centre: Ensure Inter-State Boundary Disputes Between Haryana and UP Are Settled Urgently(12.05.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while directing Union government to ensure that boundary dispute between Haryana and Utter Pradesh are settled urgently .....

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P&H HC: Specific Time Limit for Grant of Sanction for Prosecution Under UAPA Rules 2008 is Mandatory(23.05.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while observing that time grant for prosecution sanction under UAPA (Recommendation and Sanction of Prosecution) Rules, .....

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2018 Double Murder Case: P&H HC Acquits Four Convicts(29.05.2023)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has acquitted four convicts who were sentenced to life imprisonment in 2021 by Additional Sessions Judge, Gurdaspur, by gi.....

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P&H HC Grants Bail to Former AIG Ashish Kapoor In Bribery Case(01.06.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while taking note of petitioners' "substantial period" of custody of more than seven months, has granted bail to former .....

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P&H HC to State: Ensure Unhindered Traffic on NH 44(07.06.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed State government to ensure free movement of traffic on the national highway 44 without any hindrance, so th.....

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SC: Punjab Police Rules Outdated in Terms of Current Hierarchy of Police Force(15.06.2023)

Supreme Court while expressing dissatisfaction over Punjab Police Rules, 1934 not been amended yet in terms of the current hierarchy of the police for.....

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P&H HC: Wife’s Suicide in Matrimonial Home Doesn’t Automatically Make In-Laws Liable for Harassment(26.06.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that wife’s suicide in matrimonial home doesn’t automatically make her in-laws and husband liable for harassmen.....

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P&H HC: No Leniency While Dealing With Bail Petitions of Cyber Thugs(25.07.2023)

Punjab & Haryana HC has rejected the pre-arrest bail plea of a man in a case related to the hacking of computers of a centre where online examinations.....

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P&H HC Stays Demolition Drive in Nuh until Further Orders(08.08.2023)

Punjab & Haryana High Court in its suo moto action, has stayed the ongoing demolition drive in Nuh until further orders, after it had come to the noti.....

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P&H HC to Authorities: Consider Framing Guidelines to Curb Rising Immoral Trafficking Cases(16.08.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has suggested to the authorities to consider framing guidelines similar to ‘GNCT of Delhi’s guideline on operation of Sp.....

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P&H HC: All Rivers, Natural Choe, Natural Springs are a Common Heritage of Mankind(05.09.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that all rivers, natural choe, natural springs are a common heritage of mankind, therefore it cannot be claimed.....

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P&H HC: A Convict has No Inherent Right to Claim Premature Release(13.09.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that a convict serving life imprisonment has no inherent right to claim premature release as life imprisonment .....

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P&H HC: State Must Ensure Proper Care to Person in Custody who has Suicidal Tendencies(19.09.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that it is the duty of the State to ensure that sufficient care has been extended towards person in custody who.....

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P&H HC: Despite Increase in Salaries of Govt. Employees’ Salaries, Corruption Continues in the State(19.09.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that although the salaries of the government employees have increased handsomely over the years but corruption .....

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P&H HC Issues Guidelines on Proclamation u/s 82 CrPC(25.09.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued guidelines for issuance of a proclamation under Section 82 of CrPC for declaration as 'proclaimed offender' a.....

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P&H HC: Offence u/s 295A won’t be Attracted if Act done Without Malicious Intent(25.09.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that Section 295A of the IPC penalizes only those acts of insults or attempts which have been perpetrated w.....

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P&H HC Issues Guidelines to Check Unnecessary Arrests(03.10.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued guidelines to ensure that police officers do not make unnecessary arrests and that Magistrates do not casuall.....

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P&H HC: Only High Court and Supreme Court can Pass Life Sentence for Full Life(04.10.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while observing that trial Court passing sentence to undergo life imprisonment for full life, is in violation of SC judg.....

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P&H HC: In Order to Preserve Right to Speedy Trial, S.37 of NDPS Act can be Relaxed(06.10.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while granting bail to an accused who has been in custody for over 3 years in NDPS case, has observed that Section 37 of.....

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P&H HC: Owner of Property Can’t be Divested from Possession Based on Use of Land(10.10.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that Municipal Corporation can’t change the nature of the property to dump site merely because garbage is throw.....

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P&H HC Issues Guidelines for Mining Officers Regarding Seizing of Vehicles(12.10.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued guidelines aimed to ensure transparency, fairness and adherence to legal procedures in mining-related penalty.....

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P&H HC: Married Individual Living in Live-In Relationship Also Entitled to Police Protection(16.10.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while observing that right to life is to be treated on highest pedestal and can’t be taken away, except in accordance wi.....

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P&H HC to State: Use AI to Examine Pending Cases with Similar Cases Which are Already Settled(17.10.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while observing that in several cases litigation is unnecessarily coming up before the Court in spite of settled law, ha.....

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P&H HC: Not Counting Covid-19 Parole Period Towards Sentence Would Violate Article 21(18.10.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that exclusion of special involuntary covid-19 parole in the actual sentence puts prisoners at a disadvanta.....

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P&H HC: SC Judgment in Pankaj Bansal Case Applies Retrospectively(02.11.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that Supreme Court judgment in the case of Pankaj Bansal v. Union of India (MANU/SC/1076/2023; 2023/INSC/866) t.....

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SC: PF Can’t be Withheld Without Proving Actual Loss Caused by Employee(09.11.2023)

Supreme Court has held that as per Punjab National Bank (Officers’) Service Regulations, 1979 bank could withhold the Provident Fund (PF) amount only .....

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SC: PF Can’t be Withheld by Bank Without Proving Actual Loss Caused by Employee(09.11.2023)

Supreme Court has held that as per Punjab National Bank (Officers’) Service Regulations, 1979 bank could withhold the Provident Fund (PF) amount only .....

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P&H High Court Scraps Haryana's Law Mandating 75% Quota in Private Sector(17.11.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has struck down the controversial Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Act, 2020 mandating 75% reservation for r.....

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P&H HC: UAPA Cannot be Used as a Tool for Harassment(23.11.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while expressing displeasure at Punjab Police for adding UAPA charges in an alleged attempt to murder case, has observed.....

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P&H HC: Don’t Adjourn Trial Due to Pending Quashing Plea Unless a Stay has been Granted(24.11.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued specific directions to the Trial Courts to continue with their proceedings in cases where a quashing petition.....

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P&H HC: Accused has Right to be Heard in Revision Challenging Dismissal of Complaint(24.11.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that where a complaint has been dismissed by Magistrate and the said order is challenged in revision petition b.....

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P&H HC: Widow’s Remarriage Not a Ground to Deny Compensation Under MV Act(27.11.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that simply because widow of the deceased got re-married, it could not be a reason to deprive of her claim unde.....

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P&H HC Issues Directions to Police to Check Misuse of UAPA(06.12.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while observing that the "non-application" of mind by the police before adding the offence under UAPA needs to be curbed.....

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P&H HC: Peaceful Protest is Not a Penal Offence Under Section 188 IPC(08.12.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while quashing FIR against political leaders for violating order under Section 144 CrPC, has observed that merely bringi.....

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P&H HC Stops Salaries of Top Officials Till Direction to Grant Benefits to Govt Teachers is Complied(12.12.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed to stop the payment of salary to Principal Secretary to Govt of Punjab, Department of Education and Departm.....

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P&H HC: Mechanical Grant of Bail is a Disturbing Trend emerging in the Trial Courts(15.12.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while observing that a very disturbing trend of granting bail mechanically is emerging with the trial Courts, has stated.....

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P&H HC: Ejaculation of Semen Not a Pre-Requisite to Establish Penetrative Sexual Assault(21.12.2023)

Punjab & Haryana High Court while observing that ejaculation of semen is not a necessary pre-requisite for proving penetrative sexual assault, has hel.....

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P&H HC: Seeking Centre’s Opinion Regarding Promotion of Judges Affects Independence of Judiciary(21.12.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the State Government seeking opinion from UOI regarding the promotion of judicial officers to the post of .....

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P&H HC Orders Probe to Determine Accountability of Officials in Lawrence Bishnoi's TV Interview(22.12.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while observing that the TV interview of Lawrence Bishnoi glorifies crime and criminals to some extent, has formed a thr.....

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P&H HC: Bail Once Granted Can’t be Cancelled Automatically in a Mechanical Manner(26.12.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while observing that bail once granted cannot be cancelled automatically in a mechanical manner has held that there must.....

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Supreme Court Elaborates the Difference Between ‘Land’ and ‘Immovable Property’(08.02.2024)

Supreme Court has stated that if provisions of the Punjab Pre-Emption Act, 1913 are read it is abundantly clear that the land and the immovable proper.....

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P&H HC: GST Registration Suspension Deemed to be Revoked if SCN Not Decided Within 30 Days of Reply(27.03.2024)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that if a show cause notice is not decided within thirty days of filing a reply, the suspension of Goods and Se.....

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P&H HC: Model Code of Conduct Can’t Stand in Way of Execution of Judicial Order(27.04.2024)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that no code of conduct issued by the Election Commission of India or any order or instructions issued by any o.....

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P&H HC: Conviction of Wife for Killing Minor Son Amounts to Cruelty; Grant of Divorce Upheld(22.05.2024)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while observing that the conviction of the wife for killing her minor son amounts to mental cruelty to the husband, has .....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court: No Bar Under JJ Act to Grant Bail to Child In Conflict with Law(03.06.2024)

P&H HC has held that application for grant of anticipatory bail under section 438 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 at behest of child in confli.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Can’t Base Rules for Recruitment on Political Agenda(05.06.2024)

P&H HC while setting aside rules for recruitment of Group C and D posts which provided for additional five percent marks under socio-economic criteria.....

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