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26/11 attack: HC refuses to order probe in Hemant Karkare's death

26/11 attack: HC refuses to order probe in Hemant Karkare’s death

26/11 attack: HC refuses to order probe in Hemant Karkare’s death. The Bombay High Court has refused to order a probe into the death of former state ATS chief Hemant Karkare and disposed of a petition alleging that his killing during the 26/11 terror attack was a conspiracy hatched by Right Wing extremists. A division

Punjab, Haryana HC seeks report from health administration in dengue menace

Punjab, Haryana HC seeks report from health administration in dengue menace

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh conviction: Abdullah takes a dig at security forces

Gurmeet Ram conviction Abdullah dig security forces. Former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should sack Haryana CM M L Khattar for “gross dereliction of duty” in the wake of mounting death toll in violence following conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh by a special CBI court in

Car TV Journalist burnt Dera follower Panchkula

Car of TV Journalist burnt by Dera’s followers in Panchkula

JALANDHAR: Car TV Journalist burnt Dera follower Panchkula. Maruti Swift car of Chief Editor of TV Punjab, Vinaypal Singh Jaid today burnt by followers of Dera Sacha Sauda, when team of the TV Punjab went to Panchkula for coverage.Reporters of Jalandhar-based TV Punjab, Mandeep Singh Tutt and Cameraman Mandeep Singh went for the Live coverage

Halfway homes for mentally-ill prisoners urgent: HC

New Delhi, Mar 19 (PTI) The Delhi High Court has issued a slew of directions to expedite setting up of halfway homes for mentally-ill prisoners and recruiting trained staff to be deployed there, saying these homes should start working with “utmost urgency”. Halfway homes are residences for individuals who are released from institutions treating the

Religious places are meant only for religious purposes: HC

Chennai: Madras High Court today said that religious places and places of worships were meant only for religious purposes and ordered the government to ensure that judicial forum does not exist in such locations and file a status report in four weeks. The order was issued by the first bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan

PIL agnst hens in tiny cages: HC asks Centre,4 states to reply

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response of the Centre and Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Andhra Pradesh governments on PILs against keeping egg- laying hens in small wired cages that allege it amounts to “extreme cruelty”. The PILs were transferred here from these states on the Supreme Court’s direction. A bench

HC asks teachers’ union leaders to appear in court

Chandigarh: Punjab and Haryana High Court issued notice of motion to the Punjab government, Punjab Director General of Police (DGP), SSP Khanna, Deputy Commissioner, Ludhiana, Sub Divisional Magistrate, Khanna, the then SHO City Police Station, Khanna, on Tuesday in a petition filed by Jyoti Sharma who had lost her husband due to entanglement into China

HC seeks BMC reply on Irrfan, Kapil’s plea challenging notice

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today directedthe Mumbai civic body to file its affidavit in reply to petitions filed by stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma and actor Irrfan Khan challenging the notice issued against them directing razing of unauthorised structures allegedly constructed by them at their flats in suburban Goregaon. A division bench headed by Justice

HC directs DSE to pass decision on annual function fee

Chandigarh: Regarding the issue of school asking parents to pay Rs 1,200 per student for holding their annual function, High Court has directed the Director School Education (DSE) Rubinderjeet Singh Brar to expeditiously pass a decision on the complaint filed by Nitin Goyal, president of Chandigarh Parents Association (CPA) CPA within a maximum period of

Order to Vigilance Bureau comes under HC scanner

Chandigarh: A Division Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court comprising Justices S S Saron and Lisa Gill on Tuesday, though without issuing any formal notice of motion order, asked the Law Officer to ascertain from the state government as to how the state government justifies its order dated of July 23, 2007 issued

Pakistan summons Indian Deputy HC to protest ceasefire violations

Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh and lodged a “strong” protest over “unprovoked” ceasefire violations across the Line of Control. Foreign Officer Director General (South Asia & SAARC) Mohammad Faisal summoned Singh and “strongly condemned” Indian ceasefire violations on Monday in the Nikial and Jandrot sectors, resulting in the deaths

HC refuses parole plea of prisoner; allows surgery in hospital

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has refusedto release a prisoner from Kolhapur Central Prison on parole for treatment of a nasal problem as he had violated furlough condition earlier.However, on humanitarian ground, a bench of Justices Vijaya Tahilramani and Mridula Bhatkar, in a recent order, allowed the prisoner, Wilson Benjamin Castellino, to undergo reconstruction surgery

HC dissolves strained marriage of couple

  New Delhi:  A couple trying to take advantage of an “unfortunate incident” of abortion in their litigation against each other, indicated their strained relations, Delhi High Court has said while dissolving their marriage. A bench of Justices Pradeep Nandrajog and Pratibha Rani observed that their marriage was a “total wreck” and could not be

HC unhappy over non-payment of pension to retd judicial staff

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has expressed unhappiness over non-payment of pension and arrears to retired judicial officers and warned that if they are not paid their dues, it would summon state government officials concerned and deprive them of their pension for two years. “We are most unhappy at this state of affairs. We expect the payment of pension and arrears to commence within four weeks,” said a bench of justices

Bus accident: HC takes suo motu notice

Chandigarh: Taking suo motu notice of the accident which occurred last month in which seven school children were killed and 20 others injured, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday issued notice to the Punjab government to tell the court that what action has been taken by it and what about the compensation to

HC notice on plea for playing national anthem in theatres

New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre and Delhi government on a plea for directions to make playing of the national anthem mandatory in all cinema halls/theatres before movie shows. A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal asked the central and Delhi governments to

Denying sex to husband for long period ground for divorce: HC

New Delhi: Denying sex to husband for a long time without any justification amounts to mental cruelty and is a ground for divorce, Delhi High Court has said. The verdict came on a petition by a husband seeking divorce, complaining that his wife had subjected him to mental cruelty by not allowing him to have

Madras HC dismisses PIL on Jaya’s health condition

Chennai: Observing that it should not be used for “political purposes”, the Madras High Court today dismissed a PIL seeking a detailed report from the government on the health of Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, undergoing treatment at a hospital here since September 22. When the PIL came up, the first bench headed by Chief Justice

Compassionate appointment: Notice to HC registrar (admn)

Chandigarh: Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday issued notice to its Registrar (Administration) and a senior assistant, Ankita Marya, in a petition filed by the Punjab and Haryana High Court Employees Welfare Association and a junior assistant Vinod Dhatterwal. The appointment of Ankita Marya has been challenged alleging that her appointment is illegally made