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Friday, May 27, 2022

Jagpreet Singh Sandhu


Punjab and Haryana HC grants bail to two arrested on charges of sedition
Thu, May 26, 2022

The HC's move to grant bail follows on the heels of the Supreme Court's recent direction that all pending trials, appeals and proceedings with respect to the charge framed under Section 124-A of IPC in the country be kept in abeyance.

Apellate court shouldn’t overturn acquittal by trial court if findings correct in cheque dishonour case: HC
Wed, May 25, 2022

As per Chahar, Shiv Kumar had issued him a cheque of Rs 3.50 lakh on December 1, 2015 against a similar amount that the latter had borrowed from him earlier. When Chahar presented the cheque at the bank, it was dishonoured with the remarks “insufficient funds”.

HC: After ‘reasonable satisfaction’, accused carrying commercial quantity of contraband can be released
Sun, May 22, 2022

Grants bail with conditions to woman arrested under the NDPS Act .

Punjab and Haryana HC dismisses woman’s plea against order which granted husband divorce on grounds of cruelty
Tue, May 17, 2022

The court observed that "...a spouse staying away by sending vulgar and defamatory letters or notices or filing complaints containing indecent allegations or by initiating (a) number of judicial proceedings can make the life of (the) other spouse miserable”.

Recruitment row: Punjab and Haryana HC stays arrest of senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka
Tue, May 17, 2022

The police had booked Khemka and three retired employees of the Haryana State Warehouse Corporation on April 20 following alleged irregularities in recruitment.

Consumer forum: GMCH-32 penalised Rs 20L after 25-yr-old dies of suspected dengue
Sat, May 14, 2022

Rajesh Kumar Arora (60) and his wife Sneh Arora (52) stated in their complaint that on September 1, 2016, their daughter, Disha Arora, suffered from fever and remained under treatment locally till September 4, 2016.

Punjab drugs case: Not happy with state’s report, HC asks for more details on controlling cross-border drug trade
Fri, May 13, 2022

Hearing the matter, the division bench of Justice Augustine George Masih and Justice Sandeep Moudgil also asked that the latest status of the extradition process, which has been initiated of overseas persons, be also submitted to the court.

Punjab HC says no coercive action against Bagga till July 6, allows police to question him
Wed, May 11, 2022

The Punjab and Haryana High Court Tuesday stayed Delhi BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga's arrest till July 6.

Hours after warrant, Bagga gets Punjab HC relief: No coercive action until May 10
Wed, May 11, 2022

This comes a day after an operation to arrest him pitted Punjab Police against their counterparts in Delhi and Haryana and led to a political slugfest between the BJP and AAP.

Plea on ‘detention’ of Punjab Police officials: HC to hear matter May 10
Sat, May 07, 2022

The Punjab government had filed a petition in court Friday after its police personnel who were bringing Bagga from Delhi to Mohali were allegedly stopped by Haryana Police in Kurukshetra.

Punjab tells HC its officers held; Haryana, Delhi deny
Sat, May 07, 2022

As a Punjab Police team took Bagga away, and his father filed a complaint at the Janakpuri police station alleging he had been abducted, the Delhi Police filed an FIR and its inspector Antariksh approached the Dwarka court for a search warrant.

Amid highway drama, Bagga case also plays out in High Court
Fri, May 06, 2022

On Friday afternoon, the Punjab government had filed a petition in court after its police personnel who were bringing Bagga from Delhi to Mohali were stopped by Haryana Police in Kurukshetra.

Haryana clerk recruitment exam: High court raps HSSC for lapses in evaluation
Tue, May 03, 2022

The bench criticized the “apathetic and indifferent” approach adopted by the HSSC and warned it to be careful in future. The commission had blamed “software malfunction” for the errors in evaluation.

Remarks against Arvind Kejriwal: HC stays Kumar Vishwas’ arrest
Tue, May 03, 2022

Punjab and Haryana High court Monday stayed the arrest of former AAP leader Kumar Vishwas in a case registered against him in Punjab's Rupnagar over alleged "inflammatory statements" against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

‘Kids can’t be allowed to be the score to settle personal egos of parents’
Sun, May 01, 2022

While disposing her plea, the single bench had directed the Police Commissioner, Amritsar to decide her representation within a period of wight weeks, as her application with similar grievance was pending before the Punjab Police.

HC junks retd cop’s plea for security officer: ‘Practice of creating privileged class on state expense has to be deprecated’
Tue, Apr 26, 2022

Coming down heavily on the petitioner, the Punjab and Haryana HC said that “the demand for security is more to display it as an authority of symbol and to flaunt his status as a VIP”.

Driver caught smoking, Haryana to shell out Rs 80,000
Tue, Apr 26, 2022

The order was made by the Bench of Raj Shekhar Attri (President), Padma Panday (Member) and Rajesh K Arya (Member), while hearing the four appeals of Ashok Kumar Prajapat of Hisar, who had complained that a driver of a Haryana Transport was smoking when he was travelling in it.

High Court junks woman’s plea to transfer case to her home district
Wed, Apr 20, 2022

The bench of Justice Fateh Deep Singh said, “In this modern era, there is a clamour for equity of sexes and merely because the applicant is a wife, the court should not be swayed by emotions tilting towards fairer sex.”

Can’t ignore dependent parents’ claim for family pension: HC
Wed, Apr 20, 2022

As per rules of service, the family pension was granted to his widow, but she later got re-married in 2008. The petitioner argued that she thereafter became the lone survivor of the family and claimant for the grant of family pension.

Pendency of cases, shortage of judges continue to cripple courts
Mon, Apr 18, 2022

However, with all the benches of the Punjab and Haryana High Court now functioning through physical mode from March 28, the pendency of cases here, which has reached 4,49,943, is expected to come down.

War widow’s 56-yr fight for pension ends, Punjab and Haryana HC tells Centre to pay interest
Tue, Apr 12, 2022

A bench of Justice Harsimran Singh Sethi passed the order while hearing the petition of Dharmo Devi whose husband Pratap Singh of 9th Batallion, CRPF, died in the 1962 war.

Unwarranted litigation: High Court asks Haryana govt chief secretary to file affidavit
Thu, Apr 07, 2022

Aggrieved by the order passed by the registrar, the bank had filed a revision petition before the ACS.

Land for displaced Kashmiri Pandits: HC asks Haryana to look into draw of lots for plots
Thu, Apr 07, 2022

The petitioners had also sought a stay on the draw of lots which was to be held on April 6, 2022.

Two women in ‘live-in’ seek protection, court denies plea
Thu, Apr 07, 2022

The Bench of Justice Manoj Bajaj, which was hearing the matter, held, “The averments contained in the petition lack the material particulars and do not reveal the manner and mode of alleged threat extended to the petitioners.”

Punjab and Haryana HC dismisses plea of women in ‘live-in relationship’ seeking protection from family
Wed, Apr 06, 2022

The court observes that no complaint has been made so far against the women by their family members and that their apprehensions were misplaced.