PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

  • HC orders to cremate the self-styled godman Ashutosh Maharaj December 5, 2014

    The body of self styled godman Ashutosh Maharaj has been frozen for the last 11 months. But he will now be cremated following the court orders. The Punjab and Haryana High Court ordered Ashutosh Maharaj's cremation on December 1. ...
  • Operation to arrest Rampal cost over Rs 26 crore: Police tells HC November 28, 2014

    Chandigarh: The massive operation to locate and arrest controversial 'godman' Rampal cost the exchequer over Rs 26 crore, the Punjab and Haryana High Court was told. Amidst tight security, Rampal was produced before a division bench of justices M Jeyapaul and Darshan Singh here which adjourned the case to December...
  • Hisar: Water, power supply has been stopped to self-styled godman Rampal's ashram, says police November 19, 2014

    Hisar tense a day after clashes between police and Rampal supporters took place. Thousand of Rampal supporters left Rampal's ashram voluntarily. "Water, power supply has been stopped to the ashram," said the police. ...
  • Hisar: Several Rampal supporters leave ashram overnight as police cuts off water, power supply November 19, 2014

    Hisar: The situation in Hisar continues to remain tense as self-styled godman Rampal refuses to comply with Haryana and Punjab High Court and police orders to surrender. Large number of Rampal supporters came out of the ashram in the intervening night of Wednesday and were sent to Hisar in busses and...
  • HC issues non-bailable warrant against controversial self-styled 'godman' Rampal November 17, 2014

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday issued a fresh non-bailable warrant (NBW) for November 21 against controversial self-styled 'godman' Rampal after he failed to appear in a contempt case, with his counsel saying he was "unwell". Hours after 63-year-old Rampal failed to appear before the court and sought...
  • High Court slams government for not being able to produce controversial godman Rampal for hearing November 17, 2014

    Hisar: Punjab and Haryana High Court has slammed the state government for not being able to produce godman Rampal on the scheduled date of hearing. Rampal on Monday morning had said that he will not appear before Punjab and Haryana High court in the contempt case on health grounds. Rampal showed...
  • HC cancels allotment of 350 acre land to DLF by Haryana government September 3, 2014

    Chandigarh: In a major blow to the Haryana government, the Punjab and Haryana High Court cancelled a land allotment made by it to real estate major DLF. The Bhupinder Singh Hooda government had allotted 350 acres of land to the company. According to sources, DLF was the sole bidder of the...
  • Centre's objection to Manjunath's elevation as Punjab & Haryana HC CJ baseless: SC collegium July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court collegium has rejected the objections raised by the Law Ministry on Karnataka High Court Justice KL Manjunath's elevation as the Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court. Standing firm on its decision, the collegium said that the objections raised by the Centre are baseless...
  • CBI court to hear judge bribery scam case today December 12, 2013

    Chandigarh: A special CBI Court in Chandigarh will on Thursday take up the case of former Punjab and Haryana High Court Judge Nirmal Yadav, who is accused in the cashatjudge's door scam. Yadav had been granted over two weeks time to move Supreme Court to challenge a recent High Court order...
  • Girl crushed to death by fire tender in VIP convoy in Punjab October 12, 2013

    Chandigarh: A teenaged girl was crushed to death on Friday evening when a fire tender in a VIP convoy drove over her in Punjab's Patiala town. Tragically, the incident happened on her birthday. Priya Kapoor, 16, a student of the Industrial Training Institute (ITI), lost control of her twowheeler and fell...
  • Punjab: Ex-DGP alleges involvement of political parties in drug rackets September 18, 2013

    Former DG of Prisons in Punjab Shashi Kant has alleged that major political parties in Punjab are involved in drug rackets. The Punjab and Haryana High Court has taken suo moto cognisance of the matter and issued notices to the Punjab government and the union government. In his letter Shashi...
  • CNN-IBN impact: Haryana Additional Advocate General resigns September 7, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after CNN-IBN had assessed documents that revealed the extent of nepotism in the Punjab and Haryana High Court, Haryana's Additional Advocate General Aditya Singh resigned from his post. At least 30 law officers including Singh are working in courts where their relatives were judges. Nepotism in...
  • HC dismisses vulgar lyrics case against Honey Singh July 4, 2013

    Chandigarh: In a major relief for rapper Honey Singh, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday quashed a petition against him. The petition was filed by the NGO, Help, against Honey Singh alleging vulgar lyrics in his songs. Honey Singh had on Wednesday submitted a written affidavit, claiming innocence,...
  • Watch: Punjab and Haryana HC lawyers clash with police March 6, 2013

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court lawyers clashed with police in front of the Punjab governor's house, following which the police used water cannons to disperse them. The lawyers were protesting against an FIR filed against some advocates for allegedly thrashing a policeman on February 26. While the lawyers demanded...
  • Punjab: HC takes up Patiala rapesuicide case December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday took suo motu cognisance of the Patiala rapesuicide case and issued a notice to the Inspector General of Police over the incident. CNNIBN had reported how the minor girl was driven to suicide after her rapists threatened her with dire...
  • Gurgaon eway: No toll collection in morning, evening September 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday ordered that private vehicles on the Gurgaon Expressway will not pay toll taxes between 8.30 am and 10 am and 5.30 pm and 7 pm. The ruling will come into effect at 7 pm on Friday. The private vehicles, however, will be...
  • Haryana shelter abuse: CRPF security for inmates June 15, 2012

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court's probe team has suggested that CRPF security be provided to the inmates of the shelter home in Rohtak that is at the centre of a baffling sex abuse case. The HC probe panel made the recommendations after its report found shocking details of sexual...
  • Shelter home abuse: Differences in probe team June 13, 2012

    Chandigarh: The fourmember probe team looking into the Rohtak shelter abuse cases seems to be divided. Two members of the fourmember probe team have submitted their report to the Punjab and Haryana High Court on reports of abuse in shelter home. But surprisingly, the other members claim they weren't consulted...
  • Punjab grain rotting: FCI to reply in court May 23, 2012

    Chandigarh: Pungrain (Punjab Grains Procurement Corporation Ltd)and the FCI (Food Corportation of India) are expected to submit their replies in the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday in response to a petition filed over the wastage of grain in the state. A CNNIBN report had revealed that the Punjab government...
  • Cashforjudgement: CBI chargesheets exJudge March 9, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has chargesheeted retired Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Justice Nirmal Yadav in the 2008 cashatdoor scam. The 45page CBI chargesheet in the case says that Yadav fasttracked a property dispute case that she was hearing and ruled in favour of the party...
  • HC issues notice to Haryana on PSC results February 1, 2011

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued notice to Haryana government on results of the competitive examination to get into its Public Service Commission. The notice was issued on complaint filed by candidates who suspected corruption in conduct of exams. The court directed that the results of Haryana Public...
  • Court stays Tata's housing project in Mohali January 20, 2011

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed a multitower, highrise Camelot project of the Tata Housing Development Company (THDC) coming up in Mohali in the vicinity of Sukhna Lake of Chandigarh. Since the Camelot project falls within the catchment area of the lake, an ecologically sensitive zone because of...
  • Beant case: HC commutes death sentence of Hawara October 12, 2010

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday commuted the death sentence of the mastermind in Beant Singh assassination case to life imprisonment, while it upheld the trial court penalty to four other accused in the case. A division bench of the court comprising Justice Mehtab Singh Gill and...
  • HC dismisses Rathore's appeal in Ruchika case September 1, 2010

    Chandigarh: Former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore would have to undergo his 18month prison term with the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday dismissing his plea challenging the sentence awarded to him for molesting 14yearold Ruchika Girhotra about 20 years back. Justice Jatinder Chauhan also dismissed a petition by 68yearold Rathore,...
  • Impact: HC lawyer to file PIL in Ruchika case December 28, 2009

    Chandigarh: Along with many other people, Punjab and Haryana High Court lawyer Ranjan Lakhanpal is shocked at the way Ruchika and her family have been treated. He plans to file a Public Interest Litigation after following the news on CNNIBN. ...
  • 5 innocent men get Rs 1cr as compensation in false case September 25, 2009

    Five men who spent thirteen years in jail for murder, have now been found innocent. The men from Barnala were acquitted by the Punjab and Haryana High Court after the man they allegedly murdered was found to be alive. ...
  • HC judge to get clean chit in cashatdoor scam June 26, 2009

    New Delhi: Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Justice Nirmal Yadav, in the dock for alleged cashatdoor scam, has been given a clean chit by the Attorney General of India. Sources have told CNNIBN that Attorney General Goolam E Vahanvati told the Law Ministry that due to insufficient evidence against Justice...
  • Court slams Haryana, Punjab VIPs for security pride December 24, 2008

    Chandigarh: Punjab and Haryana politicians who flaunt the scores of policemen securing their cavalcades will soon lose soon their sheen. The Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that pilots and escorts provided to VIPs be withdrawn immediately. Only the heads of judiciary, executive and the legislature will be allowed pilot...
  • High Court orders cuts in security of Punjab VIPs December 24, 2008

    Chadigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday banned pilot and escort vehicles for Punjab VIPs just a week after Punjab Police decided to scale down security for VIPs. The High Court bench comprising Justices Hemant Gupta and Nawab Singh ruled that from now on only the Chief Minister, the...
  • Dumped by authorities, Gurgaon takes garbage matter to HC October 4, 2008

    Gurgaon: Corporate executives in Gurgaon on their way to Chandigarh to fight a fresh battle and this time profit is far from their minds. They are leading the charge of local residents against illegal dumping of garbage at GurgaonFaridabad road. Cricketer Yuvraj Singh's mother, Shabnam Singh says, "Yuvi almost got...