Justice A B Chaudhari in the judgment pronounced on Wednesday said the issue in the matter is also that the officials of the Irrigation department and the contractor had “straight away” put the state to a loss of extent of around 35 to 50 per cent of the contracts. T
Punjab’s Advocate General Atul Nanda, who was present in the court, informed the HC that the farmers had threatened to block the Chaheru bridge in Kapurthala’s Phagwara area as part of their protest and that section 144 had already been imposed in Kapurthala and Jalandhar.
The HC has directed the Haryana government to complete its “curriculum modules” on sex education in the next one month and introduce it as part of the school curriculum from 2018-2019 academic session.
Stating that the case also does not fall within the guidelines issued by the Supreme Court for transfer from the state police, the central investigating agency said it is already overburdened with cases entrusted to it by various courts and state governments.
“Panchayat and people from the villages of accused wanted a compromise, saying ‘bhai chara bana rahega’ (brotherhood will prevail). But we have already turned it down. The claim of seeking money is just a rumour. They want to put pressure on us,” a family member said.
Kaushik has been associated with the RSS since his childhood, as per his own admission, and is organising secretary of the Bharatiya Bhasha Abhiyan in the north region for the last two-and-a-half years.
Justice Rajan Gupta took a strong note of the registration of FIRs and issuance of penalty notices to the farmers after the court was informed that “at least 100 FIRs” had been registered against the farmers.
The minor victim, through her mother and uncle, in June had moved the High Court seeking investigation into the crime and action against the accused Vicky, Sunny, Kuldeep Barala and his wife Sanju, who are alleged to be co-accused in the case.
Kalka-Shimla highway widening project: NGT had restrained the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) from cutting the trees along the highway in April 2016 due to which the construction had been hit as it involved cutting of thousands of trees and hill-cutting using heavy machinery.
Professor Arun Deep Ahluwalia is former head of Panjab University’s Department of Geology and is considered an expert in the fields of geoscience and environmental science. In an interview, Aluwalia throws light on the environmental consequences of the Kalka-Shimla highway widening project.
It has been six months since his home and three shops — the only source of his income — were demolished to expand the Kalka-Shimla highway. Today, Mrigender Jeet Singh lives in a rented accommodation and is unable to find a new place to resume his business.
The Haryana government had opposed the bail pleas of the accused officer and his friend and said their custodial interrogation is necessary “to know how many people they had taken money from to declare them medically fit for appointment in the Army.”
Tunda was convicted on October 9 under Sections 307 (attempt to murder) and 120 B (conspiracy) of the IPC and section 3 of the Explosives Act for the twin blasts and has been held to be the mastermind behind the blasts.
The HC asked the government-owned company to recover Rs 20,000 as compensatory cost from the salary or pension of the deputy chief engineer, who was the sanctioning authority and also take departmental action against him for the refusal.
Giving a clean chit to Haryana’s Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma in the multiple allotment scam, Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) has told the Punjab and Haryana High Court that 1805 persons had been found to be guilty of securing double or multiple plots under the reserved categories and criminal cases need to be registered […]
The High Court went a step ahead and ordered, “There shall be no bursting of firecrackers before 06:30 pm or after 09.30 pm regardless of territorial locations. It is further directed that there shall be no bursting of crackers even before and also after Diwali till the next date of hearing.”