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Jagpreet Singh Sandhu


HC fines Haryana Rs 25,000 for not filing affidavit in case challenging promotion policy for civil engineers
Thu, Mar 04, 2021

The list is further sent to a commission alongwith the documents which says that there is no provision in these rules to conduct exam for giving benefit of relaxation.

Life inches back to normal at Chandigarh district court, attendance and earnings remain low
Wed, Mar 03, 2021

The district court had taken a turn back to normalcy in November 2020 by allowing entry to litigants and witnesses, whose physical entry is required, and their counsels.

HC sets aside 10-yr-old order, directs Punjab to reinstate judicial officer dispensed over her ‘simple language’
Sat, Feb 27, 2021

It was submitted that in 2008, 21 posts of ASJ under the Punjab Superior Judicial Service against quota of direct recruitment were advertised.

Out on bail after HC order, Nodeep Kaur says will continue to protest
Sat, Feb 27, 2021

Speaking to reporters, Nodeep Kaur claimed she had not violated any law and would continue to peacefully protest for the rights of farmers, labourers and women.

HC dismisses plea to waive sentence by two men convicted for ‘waging war against India’
Thu, Feb 25, 2021

The petitioners, Arwinder Singh and Surjit Singh, moved HC for grant of suspension of sentence in connection with the FIR dated May 24, 2016.

Police respond to Nodeep Kaur’s bail plea in HC: ‘No mention of assault in custody’
Thu, Feb 25, 2021

The police also submitted that Nodeep Kaur made a "proactive speech" stating that they would "attack police", before her arrest.

‘File suggestions to regulate deposit, disbursal of compensation to motor accident victims’: HC to Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh
Thu, Feb 25, 2021

The HC passed the order while hearing the petition of HDFC Ergo General Insurance Company Limited.

Co-accused in Nodeep Kaur case has multiple injuries: Medical report
Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Mazdoor Adhikar Sangathan president Shiv Kumar was arrested on January 16, four days after co-accused Nodeep Kaur was picked up.

Nodeep Kaur case: Haryana Police fails to submit medical report, bail plea hearing now on Feb 26
Wed, Feb 24, 2021

Nodeep Kaur, a member of the Majdoor Adhikar Sangathan, is facing three cases, including charges of attempt to murder and extortion. In her bail plea, she has claimed she was severely beaten up at a police station after her arrest.

Dalit labour activist Nodeep Kaur bail hearing adjourned till February 24
Tue, Feb 23, 2021

Kaur was arrested for allegedly gheraoing an industrial unit and demanding money from the Sonipat-based company, according to the Haryana Police.

Punjab & Haryana High Court junks plea of PU student debarred from taking exam
Sun, Feb 21, 2021

A case was lodged for use of unfair means in the examination against the law student. After inquiry, she was disqualified from appearing in any university examination for a period of two years from December 2019 to May 2021.

Punjab and Haryana HC quashes FIR against couple for marrying during lockdown without ‘permission’
Sat, Feb 20, 2021

The petitioner sought quashing of FIR registered under Section 188 of the IPC against them at Sector 7 police station in Faridabad, on the ground that there was no ban on solemnisation of marriages and no permission was required for the same during lockdown.

HC directs Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh to implement SOP to fight bank fraud cases
Sat, Feb 20, 2021

The bench of Justice Tyagi, passed the order, while hearing the anticipatory bail plea of an accused, Gurwinder Singh of Patiala, facing charges for allegedly cheating several banks with the help of some government and bank officials, by mortgaging a land in favour of banks, which he previously owned.

Chandigarh: Ex-bank official, businessman get 4-year jail terms in graft case
Tue, Feb 16, 2021

The two accused included a former Punjab and Sind bank official, guilty in a graft case, which led to a loss of Rs 3.5 crore to the bank in 2013.

Punjab and Haryana HC full bench to hear plea alleging conspiracy to defame Dera Sacha Sauda
Sat, Feb 13, 2021

The petitioners have argued that the Dera chief is a godly figure and convicting him as part of a conspiracy is like hurting religious sentiments.

Muslim woman aged over 17 yrs is competent to marry person of her choice: HC
Thu, Feb 11, 2021

The bench stated that merely because the petitioners have got married against the wishes of their family members, they cannot possibly be deprived of the fundamental rights as envisaged in the Constitution.

No govt servant has right to stay posted at place of choice: HC on visually impaired IAS’ plea against transfer
Thu, Feb 11, 2021

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

‘Muslim man can marry more than once without divorcing earlier wife, same does not apply to Muslim lady’
Tue, Feb 09, 2021

Protection plea as couple not maintainable, says HC. Can approach police for help as individuals if they apprehend any threat, says bench.

18 FIRs, 2 cancelled, 14 pending for investigation and 2 chargesheets filed: Haryana DGP to HC
Thu, Feb 04, 2021

Ashwani Chopra, the sole proprietor of AAA Apparels, covered under the Employees Provident Funds Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952, had failed to deposit the employees share of the PF contribution as is required under the law. He has been booked under sections 406 and 409 of the IPC.

Nikita Tomar murder case: Punjab and Haryana HC dismisses plea seeking re-investigation
Wed, Feb 03, 2021

The accused had approached the High Court challenging the order of trial court of Faridabad dated November 23, 2020, wherein revision by petitioners seeking re-investigation of case and claiming unfair investigation by Haryana Police, was dismissed.

HC bar assn ‘ends’ Punjab AG membership, bar council stays move
Tue, Feb 02, 2021

“The Court of Hon’ble the Chief Justice shall be boycotted until the complete opening of physical courts or until his transfer,” the resolution read.

With 36 judges short against 85 sanctioned, over 6L cases pending
Sun, Jan 31, 2021

As per records on the National Judicial Data Grid (NJDG), there are a total of 6,46,501 cases pending at Punjab and Haryana High Court, against 5,28,340 pending cases last year.

HC denies pre-arrest bail to elderly couple on farmers’ complaint
Sat, Jan 30, 2021

The accused -- Vijay Kumar and his wife Darshna Rani, have been booked at PS Ahmedgarh, Sangrur, on the complaint of farmers including Baljeet Singh Tiwana and others from village Lassoi.

Knowing a woman doesn’t entitle man to circulate her photos: High Court
Fri, Jan 29, 2021

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.

Benefits to wrongly dismissed Punjab cop restored: Can’t punish staff if act of dept found illegal, says HC
Thu, Jan 21, 2021

The order has been passed by the bench of Justice Harsimran Singh Sethi, while hearing the plea of a Punjab Police official, Raghbir Singh.