The observation was made by the court in response to a Haryana Police submission that the matter of registration of FIRs in 1,170 cases is pending in the state due to a verdict passed in appeal by a single bench of the High Court in 2016.
While delivering the verdict, the court also quashed the orders of IK Gujral Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar, which had barred the student from appearing in examination for a period of two semesters.
The amount has to be deposited with the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change within a period of three months, and will then be used for restoration of the lake’s eco-sensitive zone.
If an action induces a sense of inferiority in a child, it is being denied the right to development and growth at par with a child who does not suffer from such feeling of inferiority,” reads the judgment passed by Justice Sudhir Mittal.
Justice Gurvinder Singh Gill in the order dated February 20 said, "If the said dates have been incorrectly mentioned in original order then the Presiding Officer concerned be asked to be more careful in future and to spare some time for reading the orders before affixing signatures".
In May 2013, a Khap Panchayat leader of four villages, Shiv Kumar produced Surender before the police and recorded his statement that Surender made an extra-judicial confession before him regarding the killing. A murder case was accordingly registered and both Surender and Pushpa were arrested by the police.
A single bench of the high court in January 2019 had dismissed the civil writ petition challenging the recommendations of Justice Zora Singh Commission and Justice Ranjit Singh Commission set up by the Punjab government to look into the incidents of sacrilege and subsequent police firing in which two civilians were killed in Faridkot in 2015.
“The allegations are very grave and serious that he along with co-accused had committed murder of Naveen. That he is a teenager but the criminal acts for which he had allegedly been booked are to be taken with all the seriousness," said Justice Harminder Singh Madaan in the order.
The legal advisory penned by Nanda and sent to the Home Department said the police SIT should “commence/continue” investigation at their end even in absence of the files currently with the Central Bureau of Investigation and said the absence of those files should also not be an impediment in the way of the SIT.
While the young advocate, who is in his fifth year of practice, declined to comment, saying it was a matter between the bar and the bench, the orders passed by the bench show how the events unfolded that day.
In 2014, the High Court had disposed of a petition regarding developmental plans on Haryana’s land falling in the NCR, with the observation that all the activities can carry on subject to them being in conformity with the regional plan of the National Capital Regional Planning Board.
The division bench in the order recorded the undertaking of Haryana government’s Forest Department that they will take all possible steps to ensure that no construction takes place in Aravallis except for which the committee or central ministry permission has been taken
In a different matter, the court Wednesday had lambasted the Haryana government for delay in notifying NCZs and questioned its assertion that the term “Aravalli range/hills” does not exist in state revenue records.
In December 2019, a single bench had directed the Finance Department to ensure that the required sanction for recruitment of staff in the Regional Forensic Science Laboratory at Amritsar, Ludhiana and Bhatinda be given immediately unless there are any extremely “urgent reasons” due to which it cannot be done.