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Right to life at much higher pedestal, must be protected irrespective of void or no marriage, says Punjab & Haryana HC

The observation was made in a runaway couple’s case where the boy was not of legally marriageable age. The couple got married in Panchkula on September 30. The girl is 18 years and one-month-old but the boy is only of 20 years age.

Chandigarh: Justice Rajiv Sharma is acting Chief Justice of High Court

The Union Ministry of Law and Justice in a notification said, “The President is pleased to appoint Justice Rajeev Sharma, the senior-most judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, to perform the duties of the office of chief justice with effect from the date Justice Krishna Murari relinquishes the charge.”


Punjab and Haryana HC allows registration of marriage where man was below 21 yrs of age

While the woman was 18 years old at the time, the man was under 21 years of age and thus could not have legally married due to the prohibitions in the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955. A

Even levelling of false accusation can be construed as cruelty in marriage, says Punjab and Haryana HC

The division bench in the verdict said that it was apparent that the relations between the two were far from normal right from the beginning.

HC to Chandigarh MC: Remove all unregistered vendors forthwith

The order was passed in a petition filed by the Shastri Market businessmen seeking removal of hawkers, vendors and squatters from the space in front of their booths at the Sector 22-C market.

HC orders Rs 2 lakh medical reimbursement to retd CISF officer who underwent heart surgery

The retired Inspector, who is originally from Himachal Pradesh’s Una district, had been denied reimbursement on account of the fact that he did not possess a valid Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) token card at the time of treatment.


Punjab and Haryana HC: 'Nodal officer who fails to release money on time to be suspended, won’t get salary'

The order has been passed in a case where the court has taken note of the fact that fee bills have not been paid for months and years together by departments of the central government, Punjab and Haryana and the UT Administration.

Punjab & Haryana HC: De-addiction centres have patients not inmates, their dignity needs to be restored

"They are patients and not inmates. This is a neurological problem," observed the division bench as it emphasised on the need to protect the next generation from the menace of drug abuse and have a "Tagda Punjab" instead of "Udta Punjab".

HC on removal of Panjab University DSWs: This is a very autocratic way

The university had removed Professor Nahar and Professor Neena Caplash from their position of DSW on August 22 while citing a purported Senate decision.

Not knowing basic cooking isn't cruelty: HC declines Chandigarh man's divorce plea

The couple had married in 2004 and a daughter was born to them in September 2008.