August 2020

Punjab Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes (Reservation in Services) Act, 2006 – Section 4(5) – Constitution of India, 1950 – Articles 14, 15, 16, 338, 341, 342, and 342A – Permissibility of Sub-Classification within Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes Reservation – State Government has the power to make reservation and make such sub – classification and that would not amount to tinkering with lists. Matter referred to larger bench.

By | August 27th, 2020|Constitution of India|

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REHA CHAKRABORTY – CBI – HELD Appropriate to invoke the powers conferred by Article 142 of the Constitution. As a Court exercising lawful jurisdiction for the assigned roster, no impediment is seen for exercise of plenary power in the present matter. Therefore while according approval for the ongoing CBI investigation, if any other case is registered on the death of the actor Sushant Singh Rajput and the surrounding circumstances of his unnatural death, the CBI is directed to investigate the new case as well.

By | August 19th, 2020|Constitution of India|

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Constitution of India, 1950 – Arts 14 and 51A (h) – Black Lives Matter – Derogatory term is not only unprintable but is unspeakable in the present times, in public or in private dealings between African/foreigner and the police personnel and equally in social circles in our Court’s territory as elsewhere – If a witness or an accused uses that derogatory racial term dealt with, he should be taken to task

By | August 10th, 2020|Constitution of India|

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July 2020

Girl aged 20 years and 04 months, boy aged 20 years and 11 months have love marriage – HELD may not be of marriageable age per HMA, but entitled to grant of appropriate PROTECTION qua their life and liberty as apprehended by them. SSP directed accordingly.

By | July 28th, 2020|Constitution of India|

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Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 – Section 3 – Medical termination of pregnancy – “ANENCEPHALY” – continuation of pregnancy would cause grievous injury to the child and is also unsafe and dangerous for the life of the child as well as for mother – 23 weeks pregnancy. Allowed termination

By | July 28th, 2020|Constitution of India|

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‘Exceeded Jurisdiction’: Division Bench Of P & H HC Sets Aside Single Bench Order On Administrative Side Passed During Judicial Hearing

By | July 4th, 2020|Constitution of India|

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June 2020

[Black Lives Matter] ‘Africans Are Our Friends’ : Punjab & Haryana HC Directs Police Not To Use Racial Slur Against African Nationals

By | June 14th, 2020|Constitution of India|

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DB :: PIL Covid-19 Medical tests – University inspite of spread of Covid-19 pandemic has retained as many as 2421 students in the hostel of the university out of which 3 have been found to be Covid-19 positive -HELD Thus, without expressing any opinion on the merits of the case, the present petition is disposed of granting liberty to the petitioner, as prayed for, to take up all possible grievances before the authorities and recourse to law, if so advised.

By | June 6th, 2020|Constitution of India|

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May 2020

March 2020

February 2020

Enforcement Directorate Has No Right To Impound Passport: SC HELD “Passport can only be impounded by the concerned Passport Authorities. “

By | February 25th, 2020|Constitution of India|

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Arms Licence—Grant of Licence under Family heirloom policy—Transfer of a .38 bore handgun from father to son which is a restricted weapon—There is nothing in the new 2016 rules which nullifies, withdraws, varies, cancels the guidelines or executive instructions dealing with grant of arms licence of a prohibited weapon coming down as family heirloom

By | February 22nd, 2020|Constitution of India|

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[DIVISION BENCH] Punjab Jail Manual—Mandatory and Imperative directions issued to Superintendent of Jails for providing certain hygenic and basic facilities to jail inmates

By | February 21st, 2020|Constitution of India|

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Section 438 (Anticipatory Bail) Has No Application To Cases Under SC/ST Act Except When There Is No Prima Facie Case Is Made Out: SC

By | February 10th, 2020|Constitution of India|

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January 2020

Registration of Marriage—Registrar of marriages cannot refuse to register the marriage merely on the ground that the party of marriage was below the prescribed age at the time of marriage even though they have attained the marriageable age at the time of giving application for registration of marriage

By | January 19th, 2020|Constitution of India|

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Freedom of Religion—Certificate of ‘Atheist’—No mandamus can be issued to direct authorities to issue a certificate of no caste, no religion and no God

By | January 13th, 2020|Constitution of India|

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Sexual Harassment at Workplace—Internal Complaints Committee- Bias in selection of Committee persons–Every allegation/ apprehension of bias, even if unfounded, against the Committee or any of its members, would not justify the re-constitution of the Committee or grant of stay on its proceedings

By | January 13th, 2020|Constitution of India|

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December 2019

[DIVISION BENCH] Manual Scavengers—Mandatory Directions—The hazardous cleaning of sewers, septic tanks and manholes manually is banned in the State of Punjab, Haryana and U.T. Chandigarh Solid Waste—Mandatory Directions—All the streets, public premises such as parks etc. shall be surface cleaned on daily basis, including on Sundays and Public holidays by Municipal Corporations, Municipal Councils, Panchayats and Panchayati Raj Institutions

By | December 24th, 2019|Constitution of India|

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Right to Life—Runaway Marriage—Right to Life and Liberty must be protected regardless of the solemnization of an invalid or void marriage or even the absence of any marriage between the parties

By | December 22nd, 2019|Constitution of India|

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October 2019