Punjab and Haryana High Court had issued notice to the State in March 2023 for alleged illegal detention of Amritpal Singh by the authorities.
The Supreme Court resolution was passe dated 17-04-2023.
Newly elevated Judge of the Supreme Court of India, Justice Rajesh Bindal, celebrates his 62nd birthday today. Prior to being elevated to the Supreme Court, Justice Bindal was serving as the Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court.
Keeping regard with the trend of rising prices and the basic needs getting costlier, the Punjab and Haryana High Court said that maintenance awarded by the Trial Court could not be said to be on a higher side.
The three Supreme Court collegium resolutions were passed dated 28-03-2023.
While disposing of the Sukhbir Singh Badal’s bail matter in Kotkapura firing case, Punjab and Haryana High Court refused to comment on the allegations against present political setup.
“The names which have been recommended earlier in point of time including the reiterated names ought not to be withheld or overlooked as this disturbs their seniority whereas those recommended later steal march on them. Loss of seniority of candidates is a matter of grave concern.”
In a Writ of Habeas Corpus filed before Punjab and Haryana High Court for release of Amritpal Singh against illegal detention by Punjab Police, the Court issued notice to the State.
Punjab and Haryana High Court allowed quashing of FIR against the petitioner, while upholding the right to marry by one’s own choice.
The Trial Court had declined Deepak Chaurasia’s application seeking permanent exemption from personal appearance in a POCSO case. Punjab and Haryana High Court directed him to appear before the Trial Court.
In a case of circulating malicious, libelous and derogatory videos pertaining to the judicial proceedings, the Punjab and Haryana High Court ordered the arrest of dismissed DSP Balwinder Singh Sekhon and another. The Court also directed global blocking of access to all the videos circulated so far.
Justice Jaswant Singh who was appointed as the 7th Chief Justice of Tripura High Court, has had an extensive legal career spanning 30+ years and has an avid interest in sports like lawn tennis, cricket and golf.
The division bench of Punjab and Haryana High Court noted that the object of such schemes is to grant appointments to dependent family members falling under specific categories on compassionate grounds.
The Supreme Court observed that availability of an alternative remedy does not operate as an absolute bar to the “maintainability” of a writ petition and that the rule, which requires a party to pursue the alternative remedy provided by a statute, is a rule of policy, convenience and discretion rather than a rule of law.
A Huge number of valuables including gold and silver bricks were recovered at Sanjay Popli’s home during investigation. Thus, the Punjab and Haryana High Court found it unsafe to release him at this stage while investigation is still underway for another case pertaining to accumulation of disproportionate assets.
The Court acknowledged the Punjab Government’s intention to grant 33% reservation to the women of the ‘State of Punjab’ in direct recruitment of Group-A, B, C and D posts.
The Punjab and Haryana High Court commented that victim's silence for such a long time would dent her credibility, and such a dent would not justify any further pre-trial incarceration. Thus, the Court allowed bail application, subject to certain conditions.
The Court held that Rule 12-A of the CCS (Extraordinary Pension) Rules specifically permits a widow of an employee who remarries deceased husband's brother to get extraordinary pension.
by Siddharth R. Gupta† and Shristy Choudhary††
Cite as: 2023 SCC OnLine Blog Exp 12