August 15, 2018

Archive For The “High Court” Category

Compensation to kin of farmers who commit suicide could encourage farmers to commit suicide- HC

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Hearing a PIL seeking directions for grant of compensation to dependents of farmers and farm labour, who commit suicide due to debt trap, the Punjab and Haryana High Court bench has observed “it would be iniquitous to entertain the PIL for streamlining the State Government’s Policy for grant of compensation to dependents of farmers committing…

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Why not CBI probe in Jat quota stir related case- HC asks Haryana

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Punjab and Haryana High Court has indicted that it was open to order a CBI probe into FIRs registered during Jat quota stir, which rocked the Haryana state in February. The stir had left the state paralysed for 10 days, claimed 30 lives and had caused of several thousand crores loss to private and public property. More than 2115…

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14 former MLAs in Haryana getting pensions higher than salary of sitting MLAs

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14 sitting or former MLAs in Haryana are getting the pension of over Rs. 1.55 lakhs, which is the salary of a sitting MLA and the authorities find nothing wrong in it. Pointing out the anomaly, Advocate H C Arora submitted a representation to Haryana government that in absence of upper limit on quantum of…

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Appointment of Justice Naval Kishore Aggarwal as Haryana Lokayukta comes under judicial scanner

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The appointment of Justice Naval Kishore Aggarwal as Lokayukta of the Haryana state has come under judicial scanner. Hearing a petition filed by Ravinder Narwal, Justice Rameshwar Malik of the Punjab and Haryana High Court has, on Monday, issued notice of motion to the State of Haryana on a writ petition challenging the appointment of…

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HC notice to Punjab Government on PIL seeking broadbasing Cancer Relief Fund Scheme

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A division Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court comprising Justices S.S. Saron and Lisa Gill, on Thursday, issued notices to Punjab Government, Principal Secretary, Health and Family Welfare, and Punjab Health Systems Corporation, Mohali  for September 27 in PIL filed by Advocate H.C. Arora, who sought broad-basing and enlargement of Punjab CM Cancer Relief Fund Scheme. The…

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It is impractical to deploy woman cop in each bus- Chandigarh Admn informs HC

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The Chandigarh Administration has expressed its inability to comply with directions issued by the Punjab and Haryana High Court for preventing sexual harassment in taxis and public transport. As the matter came up for resumed hearing, the Administration sought time to file appropriate application for seeking clarification of the High Court judgment. The developments took place during…

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HC directs Chandigarh Golf Club to pay 5 lakhs per month as lease money

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Hearing the petition pertaining to Golf Club lease row, a Division Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday directed the club to deposit Rs 5 lakh per month since March 2013. As the matter came up for hearing, the Bench of Justice M Jeyapaul and Justice Sneh Prashar made it clear that the Golf…

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Facilities still not in place for international flights from Chandigarh International Airport

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The Union of India, on Thursday, had to once again face the annoyance of the division bench of Punjab and Haryana High Court for the delay in launching the international airport. The Division Bench of the High Court was upset after being told by Indigo Airlines that the Airport Authority of India was yet to provide it…

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Suvir Sehgal is new Senior Standing Counsel of Chandigarh Administration for Civil Cases

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Chandigarh Administration has appointed Suvir Sehgal, Advocate, Punjab and Haryana High Court as Senior Standing Counsel of Chandigarh Administration in Punjab & Haryana High Court, Chandigarh for Civil Cases. Formal orders have been issued in this regard by the Law Secretary, Chandigarh Administration on Friday. Suvir Sehgal, a practicing Advocate of Punjab and Haryana High…

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PIL seeks shifting of Panchkula consumer forum from heritage building- HC issues notice

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Nahan Kothi- a state protected monument is in depleted state
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  Not many of the people of Panchkula even know that they live near a historical site. It is a nearly 160 years old Nahan Kothi, in Sector 12. Declared protected site in 2007, this ancient building Nahan Kothi has been caught in bureaucratic tangle and has not been vacated. Built around 1860, by Prince…

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