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Justice Surya Kant appointed Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court

The appointment of Justice Surya Kant comes almost seven months after the Supreme Court collegium, headed by former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra, had recommended his name in January.

Himachal HC directs Centre to provide funding for water supply schemes' augmentation

Passing the orders, a division bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice Ajay Mohan Goel also directed the Assistant Solicitor General of India to file an affidavit relating to the schemes for which funding has been sought by the state government.


Himachal Pradesh HC notice to Priyanka in Shimla property case

The RTI activist has been seeking details of the property and permissions granted by the state government under section 118 of HP Tenancy and Land Reforms Act.

No bursting of crackers after 10pm in Himachal Pradesh this Diwali, says High Court

The Himachal Pradesh High Court also prohibited the bursting of firecrackers within a radius of 100 meters from all hospital buildings in the state

Shimla rape and murder case: HC pulls up CBI, asks if probe be shifted to NIA

The 16-year-old girl went missing on July 4 and her body was found two days later. The incident had triggered huge protests in Shimla

Himachal HC orders CBI probe by sitting SIT into gangrape, custodial death cases

In an order passed by Acting Chief Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice Sandeep Sharma, the CBI was asked to set-up a special SIT with an officer, not less than the rank of SP alongwth two Dy SPs . The order was passed on a PIL,which the Court had taken in its suo-moto action, based on newspaper reports .


Now, High Court to come up with Android app to keep track of cases

The litigants and lawyers can download it from Google playstore and keep a track on the progress of their cases.

Himachal Pradesh HC directs govt to check illegal use of oxytocin

The bench ordered central government to establish, within three months, an academy for training all drug regulatory officers .

HC: In a relationship, woman responsible for own chastity

The woman, a widow and a mother, has submitted that the accused had forced her into a physical relationship on the pretext of marriage for more than a year and a half.

Himachal HC seeks status report on under trials in prisons

The apex court had directed all the state high courts to examine the issue touching the rights of the under-trial prisoners