COMPENSATION GRANTED TO WIDOW OF ANTI-SIKH RIOTS VICTIM AFTER 33 YEARS

1984 sikh riots
COMPENSATION GRANTED TO WIDOW OF ANTI-SIKH RIOTS VICTIM AFTER 33 YEARS In many cases relating to Anti-Sikhs Riots of 1984, neither FIRs have been recorded nor is any evidence related to their death available as such getting compensation from state becomes extremely difficult for the victim's family. One such case come to the Singh Lawyers in which Mr. Navkiran Singh appeared for the Petitioner who is a widow whose husband was killed by the mob in Anti-Sikh Riots in the year 1984. Facts of t...
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Stay of Conviction

Stay of Conviction
STAY/ SUSPENSION OF CONVICTION The High Court under Section 389(1) has the power to order that the execution of the sentence or order appealed against be suspended pending the appeal. In certain situations, the order of conviction can be executable, in the sense, it may incur a disqualification to the Accused. Such a disqualification can sometimes cause severe and irrevocable damage to the Accused. There are chances that the Accused could be thrown out of his/her job during the pendency of ...
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TORTURE BY ELECTRIC SHOCK A ROUTINE INVESTIGATIVE TECHNIQUE USED BY THE PUNJAB POLICE IN INDIA

Torture
  While 1.3 billion citizens of India celebrated the long weekend of the Indian Independence Day, young Jaspreet Singh @ Jassa Singh, a 22 years old young Amritdari Sikh boy, who is also aGatka teacher by professionwas subjected to the worst kind of interrogation/torture techniques by the Punjab Police between the dates of August 6 to 15, 2016. Jaspreet Singh @ Jassa Singh is an accused in FIR Number 93 registered at Police Station Chabbewal, District Hoshiarpur on August 6, 2016 under s...
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CAMPAIGN AGAINST DRUGS ABUSE IN PUNJAB

Mr. Navkiran Singh, Advocate and General-Secretary of self-funded NGO Lawyers for Human Rights International (LFHRI) has been spearheading a campaign against drugs abuse in the state of Punjab. September 7, 2016 On September 7, 2016 in a Public Interest Litigation which is pending in Hon’ble High Court of Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh (CWP- 20359/2013), an order was passed by Division Bench consisting of Justice Surya Kant and Justice Sudip Ahluwalia: Sh. Navkiran Singh, has poin...
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