Sources said Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi concurred with the view. The committee, sources said, is expected to meet again in the next couple of days. Kharge is learnt to have asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to convene the meeting before January 31.
Justice Sikri was part of the January 10 meeting of the high-powered committee when it decided to transfer CBI director Alok Verma. He attended the meeting as nominee of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.
Set up to decide disputes pertaining to land acquisition cases,high-powered committees at best can only make recommendations to the state government and such suggestions will not be final decisions,the Punjab and Haryana High Court has said.
Concerned over the menace of crime against women assuming monstrous proportions,the Punjab and Haryana High Court Tuesday issued a slew of directions to Punjab,Haryana and Union Territory Chandigarh to curb the menace.
In a landmark judgement by the Punjab and Haryana High Court,a division bench has held that a Hindu widow need not be in actual physical possession of property belonging to her husband in order to become absolute owner of that property under the Hindu Succession Act,1956.