Sofi Ahsan


Amarnath Yatra 2018: RFID tag on each vehicle, drones to boost security
Wed, Jun 20, 2018

The 213 CRPF companies, comprising 75-85 vehicles, will be in addition to the deployment of J&K Police personnel.

Kathua rape and murder case: Medical board to determine age of accused claiming to be juvenile
Wed, Jun 13, 2018

While one of the eight accused in the case has already been declared a juvenile by a Kathua court, a second accused, facing trial before the Pathankot court, moved an application last week for treating him as a minor citing his matriculation certificate.

Culprits in honour killings should be dealt with sternly: Punjab and Haryana High Court
Wed, Jun 13, 2018

The observation was made by a single bench of the High Court while dismissing the bail plea of a Hisar resident, who allegedly killed his sister for marrying a man belonging to a different caste last year.

‘Forcible sex’ in marriage ground for divorce, rules Punjab and Haryana High Court
Fri, Jun 08, 2018

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that “forcible sexual intercourse” in a marriage and “adoption of unnatural means which are forced upon the other spouse” are valid grounds to seek a divorce.

Kathua rape case: 7 accused charged with criminal conspiracy for gang rape, murder
Fri, Jun 08, 2018

Kathua rape case: The court is learnt to have issued summons to 17 witnesses for examination during the first day of the trial on Friday. Around 221 witnesses will be examined.

Junaid Khan lynching: Faridabad court denies bail to main accused
Thu, Jun 07, 2018

Faridabad lynching: The judge in the order also mentioned that he has found substance in the prosecution argument that mere long custody does not make the accused entitled to bail.

Incitement to violence, propaganda on social media akin to waging war against govt: HC
Wed, Jun 06, 2018

The High Court made this observation while ruling against the bail plea of Arvinder Singh, a resident of Pallian Khurd in Nawanshahr, who was arrested in May 2016.

Kathua rape-murder case: Prosecution withdraws application seeking transfer of accused
Tue, Jun 05, 2018

Sources said the jail authorities in a written submission told the Pathankot District and Sessions Court that the district jail is only a sub-jail and it is not feasible to keep the accused in the Kathua rape-murder case there.

Kathua rape-murder case: Prosecution withdraws plea seeking transfer of accused
Tue, Jun 05, 2018

The translated documents, including the chargesheet and witness statements, were also provided to the defence counsels on Monday. The defence side will begin its arguments on the charges from Tuesday.

Haryana lawyer gets a month in jail for criticising HC judge on Facebook
Sun, Jun 03, 2018

The issue stems from a Facebook post put up last year allegedly by Vashishth, who is also said to be a correspondent with a Hindi daily, regarding the judgment passed by a single bench in his personal cases against some BSNL employees, who he had alleged were involved in corruption.

Kathua trial begins, prosecution seeks transfer of accused
Fri, Jun 01, 2018

During the in-camera trial, which began around 10.45 am and continued till 3 pm, the prosecution moved an application seeking directions to keep the accused in Pathankot District Jail during the pendency of the trial.

Kathua trial to begin in Pathankot today
Thu, May 31, 2018

All the eight accused, including a juvenile, will be produced before the Sessions Court in the judicial court complex during the day-to-day trial.

AAP will fight polls next year, form govt in Haryana, says Kejriwal
Mon, May 28, 2018

The workers at the programme were given a kit containing a tutorial for the campaign, a list containing questions and their answers and also a ready-made speech to be presented by the speakers before village-level meetings.

‘Haryana Jodo Campaign’ Launched: AAP will fight polls next year, form government in Haryana, says Kejriwal
Mon, May 28, 2018

In the pre-recorded speech, Kejriwal besides talking about the lack of development in the state is also asking people to think about the large-scale agitations in the state while blaming the political parties for causing them.

In HC, Punjab says panel found ‘certain issues’ with DGP’s report on Bikram Singh Majithia
Thu, May 24, 2018

The division bench said that all the reports submitted in the court need to be examined in reference to the issues formulated by it in various orders.

Policy for differently abled children: Panel to meet in June, CBSE tells Punjab & Haryana HC
Tue, May 22, 2018

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, according to the preliminary report, has also told the CBSE that there is a need of 30 percent mandatory attendance to ensure effective participation of the children.

HC asks Punjab DGP to probe SSP Nawanshahr’s actions
Sun, May 20, 2018

Nayyar has told the court he has been regularly facing harassment from the police because an SHO had been dismissed and convicted in criminal proceedings in the past on the basis of his complaint.

2006 J&K sex scandal: ‘Victim’s plea can not be said to have been moved bonafidely’
Fri, May 18, 2018

On the plea of two accused seeking same relief, it said “the same appears to be a last-ditch attempt on their part to delay the culmination of the proceedings.”

Haryana Civil Services prelims 2017 paper leak case: SIT gets an earful from Punjab and Haryana High Court
Thu, May 17, 2018

While the full bench also observed that there is no manual for the police to follow to protect the documents from unauthorised access, it lambasted the SIT and said, “You thought of giving everything. Give the CDs also,” and at the end of the hearing, called the documents an “open secret”.

Trauma centres in Chandigarh: HC raps UT Admin, Health Secy for taking court orders lightly
Tue, May 15, 2018

The Health Secretary has also been directed to consult with medical experts and form an opinion as to whether the Sector 32 hospital still required the proposed separate trauma centre at Sector 53, which is quite far from the Sector 32 institute.