Jagpreet Singh Sandhu

Articles By Jagpreet Singh Sandhu

Chandigarh: Young NSS volunteers rush to the aid of elderly, differently-abled voters

At six polling booths at Barwala, as many as 15 NSS volunteer students were deployed at the entrance and exit of the polling booths at the two Government Schools of Barwala.

Chandigarh: For 50 years, Barwala couple casting vote in hope of development

The couple, Ram Rattan (78), and his wife Hira Devi (76), has been casting vote since 1960.

Chandigarh court issues non-bailable warrants against two Romanian nationals for ATM skimming

The NBWs were issued by the Court of CJM Abhishek Phutela, against Attila Luhos and Parashiv George. The court has also issued a notice to their sureties.

Chandigarh: 24-year-old sentenced to 10 years in prison for sodomy

The convict, Mukesh, was sentenced by the Court of ADJ Poonam R Joshi, under sections 377 (Unnatural offences) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the IPC and Section 4 of the POCSO Act. The court has also imposed a fine of Rs 1.62 lakh on him.

For failing to provide suitable groom, suggesting ‘mangliks’, matrimonial firm fined Rs 62K

The forum after hearing the arguments held that the profiles provided by the matrimonial firm were not as per the requirements of the complainants, due to which not even a single meeting could be arranged.

Act 2: Zulfikar Khan stages play with his new mates — jail inmates

The first such play which saw theatre artiste Zulfikar Khan in a director’s role was staged on the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Kotkhai custodial death case: Was made to drink whiskey, smoke cannabis by IG to confess to rape-murder, says witness

The witness submitted that on July 12, the accused again tortured him and took his signature on some papers.

Forum says, ‘old habits die hard’, dismisses complaint against driver found smoking

The complainant, Ashok Kumar Prajapat of Hisar, had said that he faced uneasiness due to a Haryana roadways’ bus driver, who was smoking while driving the bus.

LIC told to pay Rs 1.80L to Chandigarh woman whose ‘drunk’ husband died after slipping on floor

The woman's accidental death claim was rejected on the ground that her husband died as he slipping on the floor after consuming alcohol.

Plea against food prepared by jail inmates: No adverse report received, says social welfare dept

The petition was filed by a Ramdarbar resident, Joginder Singh, who alleged that the jail authorities were not supplying proper food to the children and were not adopting midday meal safety measures.

Air India told to refund $574, pay Rs 60,000 to daughter of former CJI

The complainant alleged that on March 20, 2018, the Air India raised demand of USD 324 from her, though it had been waived off earlier.

Chandigarh: NDPS convict found HIV+, jail official told to take action as per prison manual

The accused was however been convicted and sentenced to ten year imprisonment in the NDPS case on Thursday, by the Court of Additional District and Sessions Judge, Dr Ajit Attri along with fine of Rs 1 lakh.

Man misses pilot’s job, drags authorities to court, seeks Rs 98.70-crore damages

Lakhbir Singh has filed the damages suit in the court of Sanjay, Civil Judge (Junior Division). The hearing of the matter is scheduled for September 30, when the authorities are to file a reply. Singh, a resident of Mohali, is currently working as a ground instructor at Patiala Aviation Club.

‘Issue orders to discontinue illegal charging of amount on cancellation of air tickets’

The bench thus said that the regulatory authorities have failed to consider these issues in the right perspective, rather endorsed the unfair and exploitative modalities of the Airlines especially regarding refund of amount of passenger.

Chandigarh: Band fails to come for marriage, told to pay Rs 35,000

Lalit Kumar, who was the groom, booked the marriage band at Sector 24, Chandigarh on January 29, 2018, and the marriage was scheduled on February 18, 2018.

Proceedings against Ludhiana MP may have been initiated on DM complaint, not FIR, says court

Bittu was booked in 2011 for allegedly violating the Section 144 of the CrPC imposed by the District Magistrate, by taking out a procession and raising slogans near Gate No 1 of PGI.

Chandigarh: Trial court order upheld, now cops to probe two ex-CBI men in fabricated evidence complaint

The sessions court also held that "...the order seeking police report u/s 202 Cr.P.C. is a purely interlocutory order against which a revision is not maintainable..."

Panchkula: Water purifier company penalised Rs 69,965 for failing to prove ‘value addition’ in tap water

The Eureka Forbes in reply denied that the output water and the machine of the complainant had lower level of TDS than the standards prescribed, as they tested the water from the machine of the complainant and the test report of April 2018 from the laboratory shows TDS levels at 367, which falsifies the claims of the complainant.

Revolver theft case: Chandigarh Police files discharge plea, ASI gets bail

The accused ASI had told police that he had lost his 9mm service revolver at a tea stall while he had gone to a passport office. Later the revolver was recovered from his residence in Bathinda.

2010 CTU Bus Recruitment Scam: CBI fails to get CCTV footage, court acquits accused

The investigating officer of the case, Atul Hajela in his cross examination in the court, however, said that he himself had not obtained the CCTV footage of the hotel, where the accused Jitender and his accomplices were staying at Ambala.