Punjab And Haryana High Court

  • CBI court to hear judge bribery scam case today 12-12-2013 09:54 AM

    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 cash-at-judge's door scam. Yadav had been granted over two weeks time to move Supreme Court to challenge a recent High Court...
  • Girl crushed to death by fire tender in VIP convoy in Punjab 12-10-2013 08:30 AM

    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 two-wheeler and...
  • Punjab: Ex-DGP alleges involvement of political parties in drug rackets 18-09-2013 07:56 PM

    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 07-09-2013 10:04 PM

    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 04-07-2013 01:23 PM

    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,...
  • Cash-for-judgement: CBI chargesheets ex-Judge 09-03-2011 09:09 AM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has chargesheeted retired Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Justice Nirmal Yadav in the 2008 cash-at-door scam. The 45-page CBI chargesheet in the case says that Yadav fast-tracked a property dispute case that she was hearing and ruled in favour of the...
  • HC issues notice to Haryana on PSC results 01-02-2011 01:14 PM

    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...
  • Court stays Tata's housing project in Mohali 20-01-2011 01:25 PM

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed a multi-tower, high-rise 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...
  • Beant case: HC commutes death sentence of Hawara 12-10-2010 02:45 PM

    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 01-09-2010 04:06 PM

    Chandigarh: Former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore would have to undergo his 18-month prison term with the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday dismissing his plea challenging the sentence awarded to him for molesting 14-year-old Ruchika Girhotra about 20 years back. Justice Jatinder Chauhan also dismissed a petition by 68-year-old...
  • Impact: HC lawyer to file PIL in Ruchika case 28-12-2009 09:38 AM

    He says the trauma the family has gone through is unpardonable. ...
  • 5 innocent men get Rs 1-cr as compensation in false case 25-09-2009 10:00 AM

    The men from Barnala were acquitted by the Punjab and Haryana High Court. ...
  • HC rules Muslim IAF personnel can't grow beard 17-07-2008 12:30 AM

    The former India captain, who was banned for life by the BCCI for his role in match-fixing, said he has nothing against the BCCI and is looking forward to working with young cricketers. ...