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Friday, May 14, 2021

Punjab and Haryana HC


Boycott of Chief Justice Court: BCI constitutes 7-member committee to meet CJ to resolve matter

May 11, 2021 11:22 pm

The BCI also requested the Chief Justice, Punjab and Haryana High Court, to hear the Committee, listen to their grievances and redress it as far as feasible.

Magnitude of damage projected by Reliance Jio 'highly exaggerated': Punjab Police to HC

March 20, 2021 12:00 pm

Reliance Jio, in a petition, had sought directions to the Punjab government to take action against those who damaged its network infrastructure, affiliated centres and stores.

Man in UK, wife in US: HC allows registration of marriage via video link

March 20, 2021 9:43 am

A division bench of Justice Ritu Bahri and Justice Archana Puri passed the order on March 9 while setting aside a single bench’s judgment that denied e-registration of the marriage citing that the couple could not be exempted from being personally present before a marriage officer to sign the “certificate book”.

No govt servant has right to stay posted at place of choice: HC on visually impaired IAS’ plea against transfer

February 11, 2021 7:28 am

In his petition, IAS officer Ravi Prakash Gupta had contended that he is physically handicapped (100 per cent visually impaired).

Knowing a woman doesn’t entitle man to circulate her photos: High Court

January 29, 2021 9:42 am

Considering the seriousness of the allegations and “this being a case where custodial interrogation would be necessary to recover the material available with the petitioner” against the woman, the HC dismissed the plea for anticipatory bail.

HC dismisses petitions against Panjab University, but criticises varsity for creating ‘unfortunate, anomalous situation’

January 15, 2021 4:26 am

The division bench of Justice Jaswant Singh and Justice Sant Prakash dismissed the petitions of students, who approached the High Court against PU authorities for not giving them four additional marks despite it being mentioned in the prospectus.

High Court allows medical termination of pregnancy: ‘Courts need to have larger perspective of human sufferings’

December 29, 2020 9:10 am

The petitioner, a couple from Chandigarh, had approached the High Court, seeking permission to abort the foetus.

Plea in HC seeks stay on P’kula MC election

December 06, 2020 2:08 am

While the case was adjourned for hearing on November 11 and then for November 19, no hearing took place. The case has now been listed for December 19 — when as per the schedule of the Election Commission, nominations would already have been filed.

Defamation case filed by Majithia: Punjab and Haryana HC dismisses AAP MP’s quashing plea

December 04, 2020 9:54 am

As per the complaint filed in January 2016 by Majithia, it was alleged that on September 5, 2015, Sanjay Singh had made scurrilous and defamatory statements against him at a rally at Moga in Punjab, which were published in the newspapers.

Remedy of appeal cannot be allowed to be defeated on technical grounds: Punjab and Haryana HC

October 27, 2020 10:49 am

The counsel for Punjab, opposing the plea of Sharma, contended that once the appellant was represented by his counsel, therefore, he cannot plead ignorance in respect of the impugned orders passed by the appellate court.