Former Punjab CM Harcharan Brar’s daughter drags Centre to court for not being allowed to import dog The court was told that the policy does not properly define a “pet dog” and “commercial dog” and hence be declared as “void and unconstitutional” PUNJAB Updated: Jun 03, 2017 07:36 IST-Surender Sharma -Hindustan Times, Chandigarh (Representative Image) The daughter of a former chief minister of Punjab has dragged the Centre to court with the bone of contention being a pet dog. Bubli ...
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When a Ram Rahim ‘Premi’ Woke Up to Find His Testicles Missing

Hansraj came to my office in 2012 and after discussing his case I decided to provide Pro Bono services for his case in the Punjab & Haryana High Court. Although we were successful in getting a CBI inquiry marked by the Punjab & Haryana High Court in December 2014, the CBI has of late dragging its feet and the investigation has been progressing at a snail speed, despite 10 interim status reports being submitted to the Punjab & Haryana High Court. Navkiran Singh, Advocate THE...
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TWENTY YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT AND FINE OF RS.30,20,000/- TO GURMEET RAM RAHIM SINGH IN SEXUAL EXPLOITATION CASE

CBI
TWENTY YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT AND FINE OF RS.30,20,000/- TO GURMEET RAM RAHIM SINGH IN SEXUAL EXPLOITATION CASE Press Release New Delhi, 28.08.2017 The Special Judge, CBI Cases has today sentenced Shri Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, Head of Dera Sacha Sauda, Sirsa (Haryana) to undergo following sentences in a case related to sexual exploitation of two Sadhvis at Dera Sacha Sauda:- Victim- A For offence u/s 376 of IPC Rigorous Imprisonment for 10 years along w...
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Losses Caused to Property to be recovered from Dera Sacha Sauda – Punjab & Haryana High Court – August 26, 2017

As followers of the controversial godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh went on a rampage and destroyed properties across Haryana, Punjab and even in Delhi, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that all losses caused to property be recovered from Dera Sacha Sauda.     Latest high Court Orders:   Order Dated 24 August 2017     Order Dated 25 August 2017     Order Dated 26 August 2017
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Blanket Pre Arrest Bail / Blanket Anticipatory Bail

Bail (suspension of sentence)
  One of the ways by which husband and his relatives can protect themselves from false prosecution under sections 406 & 498A of IPC is by filing for a Blanket Pre Arrest Bail / Blanket Anticipatory Bail, such that an advance notice can be given to the petitioners before the police takes any coercive action. However, this remedy is to be used sparingly and in extraordinary cases only. The Supreme Court has cautioned sessions and High Courts against giving blanket protection to the accused w...
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Even After Conviction You Can Be Acquitted On The Basis Of A Compromise

Stay of Conviction
  To compound means “to settle a matter by a money payment, in lieu of other liability.” In criminal law, the power to compound the offence is at the discretion of the victim. The perpetrator cannot demand for compounding of the offence. Section 320 of Cr. P.C. provides a list of offences which are compoundable directly and clause (2) provides a list which may be compounded with the permission of the court. Compounding has been permitted during the stage of Appeal and revision i...
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Suspension of Sentence in case covered by Daler Singh case

Bail (suspension of sentence)
In a recent judgment dated May 25, 2017 in a case filed by Singh Lawyers titled as BACHITER SINGH VS STATE OF HARYANA (CRM-3212-2017 IN CRA-S-5286-SB-2015). Applicant-appellant was convicted and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for ten years and to pay a fine of `1 lac for the offence punishable under Section 15 of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985. As per custody certificate, applicant/appellant has already undergone about 3 years 11 months and 2 days of imprisonm...
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High Court Issues Direction to Trial Court to Expedite Rape Trial and Complete Within Six Months

crime against women
High Court Issues Direction to Trial Court to Expedite Rape Trial and Complete Within Six Months     Speedy trial is a fundamental right as enshrined under Article 21 of Constitution of India and the Hon’ble High Court also on its administrative side has issued instructions to the trial courts to try the matters of rapes on speedy basis. However in the present case more than three years had passed since the learned trial court has been entrusted with the file of the case but o...
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ALERT FOR NRI ‘s : INDIAN PASSPORT CAN BE IMPOUNDED BY PASSPORT AUTHORITIES AS PER SECTION 10(3)(h) OF PASSPORTS ACT

Right to Passport
IN A MATRIMONIAL DISPUTES OR OTHERWISE YOUR INDIAN PASSPORT CAN BE IMPOUNDED BY PASSPORT AUTHORITIES AS PER SECTION 10(3)(h) OF PASSPORTS ACT IF YOU HAVE BEEN DECLARED A PROCLAIMED OFFENDER (P.O) IN A PENDING CASE Nowadays many cases are being seen in which Passport Authorities have started impounding the passports in case a person has been declared Proclaimed offender by any Court of law in any case. However, such impounding cannot be ordered without giving such a person an opportunity of fa...
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