National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER)

High Court of Punjab and Haryana issues notice to CBI for slow investigation into misappropriation of funds against officials of the Mohali based National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), including its director Dr K K Bhutani

Sikh’s Can’t be Restrained From Carrying Kirpan in Court

The petitioner was a prosecution witness in a case, the trial of which is being conducted before the learned Sessions Judge, Ambala. On 18.04.2015, the petitioner went to the Court to give his statement as prosecution witness. He being an Amritdhari Sikh was wearing a Kirpan on his person. Ld. Sessions Judge, Ambala objected to the same and directed him to remove the Kirpan, in case he wanted to appear as a witness. When the petitioner refused to do so, on the plea of his religious freedom, Ld...

Human Rights Protection: A Talk by Human Rights Activist & Lawyer Navkiran Singh

“Here we talk about the Human Rights Lawyer Navkiran Singh and his organization’s strong contribution in abolishing-capital punishments, drug trafficking and violent killings throughout the Punjab and in other countries of the World” Punjab was going through a period of turmoil, when Navkiran Singh stepped in the field of law. The causalities and innocent killings of people influenced him and his colleagues to start an organization to help those people who were helpless. In 1992, when Punjab ...

Dera Leader down with Castration Charges

In the gross series of acts by dera Sacha Sauda’s head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, castrating his disciples was another episode that surfaced after a petition was filed by one of the castrated followers Hans Raj Chauhan. Heeding the petition, the Punjab and Haryana High Court had ordered a CBI probe into the allegations of forceful castration of his 400 dera followers within the ashram. Chauhan’s counsel Navkiran Singh of Navkiran Singh & Associates Lawyers & Consultants, who special...