Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicPunjab & Haryana High Court

Topic: Punjab & Haryana High Court

SC directs Punjab & Haryana HC registrar general to preserve records of PM Modi’s Punjab visit

Court will hear petition for independent probe into PM’s security breach on 10 December, asks probe panels set up by Centre & Punjab not to function till then.

What is a Muslim ‘child marriage’? Punjab-Haryana HC order latest in series of contrary verdicts

Punjab & Haryana High Court last week held marriage of Muslim bride, 17, with Hindu groom as valid due to provisions of Muslim personal law. Couple had petitioned court for protection.

Why are teachers called ‘mistresses’, should be more dignified, says Punjab & Haryana HC

The high court notified the Punjab govt to respond by 13 July, the date of the next hearing, on why teachers could not simply be addressed as 'teacher'.

Modi govt likely to red-flag most of 8 lawyers Punjab & Haryana High Court wants as judges

The list of eight nominees has raised concerns in the Modi govt after a background check revealed 'integrity issues' and nepotism concerns.

It’s DGP vs DGPs in Punjab as top cop names two others in ‘drug racket’ investigation

DGP Chattopadhyaya has also told the high court that he was being framed for suicide abetment to derail his team’s probe.

On Camera

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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