Sofi Ahsan


Complete probe in SSP’s ‘complicity’ with cop held in drugs case, submit final report by May 9: Punjab & Haryana HC to SIT
Tue, Apr 24, 2018

During the hearing in the open court after the in-camera proceedings, there was also a war of words between Nanda and Gupta after the latter mentioned something about the probes being conducted by Sidhu and Chattopadhyaya.

HC raps Rohtak varsity for ‘intolerance’, stays professor’s suspension over Facebook post
Fri, Apr 20, 2018

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has pulled up the administration of Maharishi Dayanand University (MDU) in Rohtak for suspension of an associate professor over a Facebook post in which he is alleged to have criticised the university.

Junaid Khan lynching: Fight started over seat, caste abuses, says Punjab and Haryana High Court
Tue, Apr 17, 2018

The order, which has been made public now, also reads, “There is neither any evidence of any preplanning to cause incident deliberately or intentionally or to create disharmony.”

Chandigarh: Aadhaar card says girl eligible for marriage, parents say isn’t 15 yet
Sun, Apr 15, 2018

Justice Amol Rattan Singh directed Chandigarh Police to protect the couple and issued a notice to police and the girl’s parents for their response to the case on May 8.

Convict on run for 15 yrs, HC notice to Haryana Advocate General
Sat, Apr 14, 2018

An FIR had been registered against Nihal Singh, who is absconding, and Subhash alias Chittar on December 22, 1990, at Behal police station after 155 bags, containing 43.5 kg of poppy straw each, were recovered from them.

Before he moved HC, DGP faced questions over ‘clandestine links’ with immigration agent
Tue, Apr 10, 2018

The Indian Express has learnt that IG L K Yadav’s April 2 questionnaire to which he demanded Chattopadhyaya’s answers, included the warning that if he failed to respond to the questions, it would be taken as an “admission of your guilt”.

DGP vs DGPs in Punjab and Haryana HC: Split in Punjab Police brass wide open
Sat, Apr 07, 2018

DGP Suresh Arora did not respond to phone calls and messages sent to him for seeking his comments.

Samjhauta blast: Punjan and Haryana HC denies bail to man accused of planting bomb
Fri, Apr 06, 2018

Samjhauta blast: A total of 68 people, including 43 Pakistan citizens, 10 Indian citizens and 15 unidentified people, had been killed in the blast at Panipat on February 18, 2007. Another 12, of them 10 Pakistanis and two Indians, were also injured in the attack.

Gurgaon school murder: Accused searched for poison online to mix it in water tank, CBI tells HC
Fri, Apr 06, 2018

The CBI had arrested the accused child, who is being tried as adult in the trial, after the investigation was transferred to it from the Haryana Police by the state government.

Dera Sacha Sauda Probe: Not impressed with status report, Punjab and Haryana HC tells SIT
Thu, Apr 05, 2018

The Dera has also been allowed to withdraw funds from its accounts for the salary of the teachers and other purposes related to the functioning of the schools, but it will have to be done with prior approval of the committee.

Sand mining probe: High Court raps Punjab for arresting drivers only, sparing big fish
Wed, Apr 04, 2018

The division bench on Tuesday adjourned the case for hearing till April 18 to consider the names for re-constitution of the SIT looking into the sand mining in the state.

No coercive action for now against farmers to recover loans, rules Punjab and Haryana HC
Wed, Apr 04, 2018

The division bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court observed that the state had to ensure the funds did not go into the wrongful hands and reach the genuine farmers

Case linked to 2017 Dera violence: Explain wrong submissions, HC tells officials
Wed, Mar 28, 2018

Last month, HC during the hearing of an anticipatory bail plea had perused a sealed cover report containing the transcripts of the call recordings between DSP Chander Pal; SP Surinder Bhoria and SDM Pankaj Setia and the accused in the Dera violence case.

Punjab and Haryana HC issues notice to UIDAI over forged Aadhaar cards, asks Punjab police to probe
Sun, Mar 25, 2018

UIDAI has been asked to submit its response on the matter on April 23. The court in the latest order has noted, “on what basis the Aadhaar Card has been issued giving that date of birth, is wholly un-understood.”

Punjab: 18 years on, HC acquits man convicted of wife’s ‘dowry death’
Sat, Mar 24, 2018

Justice Anita Chaudhary in the judgment released earlier this week said the trial court had “misdirected itself” and “had fallen in error in appreciating the evidence.”

HIV positive woman allowed abortion by Punjab and Haryana High Court
Thu, Mar 22, 2018

The medical college has also been ordered to provide the “pre- and post-termination medicines and other facilities to the petitioner keeping in view the fact that she has become destitute as her husband has already left her at the mercy of her old parents.”

Crop Loan Waiver Scheme: Where will the money come from, Punjab and Haryana HC asks Punjab
Tue, Mar 20, 2018

The Punjab government had issued a notification on the crop loan waiver scheme in October 2017. According to the scheme, the government offers loan waiver to small and marginal farmers to the tune of Rs 2 lakh.

At Jind rally, Jignesh Mevani asks Dalits to unite against Manohar Lal Khattar govt
Mon, Mar 19, 2018

The rally was held to support to Dalit groups protesting for the past one month for their demands.

4 lakh bogus students in Haryana: HC orders FIR
Sat, Mar 17, 2018

On verification of entire data on students in the state in March 2016, it was found that against enrollment of 22 lakh students in government schools in different classes, there were only 18 lakh students.

Panel to examine report on Majithia’s role in drug racket case, Punjab tells HC
Fri, Mar 16, 2018

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh formed a two-member committee to examine the report prepared by a senior police officer on the alleged role of former minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Bikram Singh Majithia in a drug racket case.