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A clerk working in the district courts in Chandigarh took his life after alleged harassment by his wife and in-laws.(Shutterstock/For representation only)

Woman, kin booked for husband’s suicide on Sept 22

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2020 11:24 PM IST
The brother of the deceased complained to police that Abdul Razak had died by suicide on September 22 allegedly because of harassment by his wife and in laws
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Expect the district courts in Chandigarh to begin physical hearings by next week.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/For representation)
Expect the district courts in Chandigarh to begin physical hearings by next week.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/For representation)

50% physical hearings likely in Chandigarh district courts by next week

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 11:48 PM IST
Plastic sheets are being placed inside courtrooms and other Covid-19 related precautionary arrangements are being made in the court premises
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Woman falls to death: Partner arrested for abetment to suicide

By Pavneet Singh Chadha, Gurugram
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 12:58 PM IST
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The Jaypee Plant at Dadumajra in Chandigarh.(HT Photo)
The Jaypee Plant at Dadumajra in Chandigarh.(HT Photo)

Chandigarh MC asks Jaypee to hand over waste processing plant today

By Munieshwer A Sagar | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 02:31 AM IST
In case the firm fails to hand over the plant by 5pm on June 19, MC will take over, MC commissioner KK Yadav has said.
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A video conferencing facility has been established in each of the seven district courts for lawyers and litigants to attend the virtual court hearings at the Supreme Court(HT PHOTO)
A video conferencing facility has been established in each of the seven district courts for lawyers and litigants to attend the virtual court hearings at the Supreme Court(HT PHOTO)

SC’s virtual hearings can now be accessed from any district court in Delhi

By Abraham Thomas | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2020 11:54 PM IST
Until now, access to the Supreme Court’s virtual hearings was only available at the additional Supreme Court complex situated at Pragati Maidan near the apex court.
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Associations including Apeksha Welfare Society, Lok Saravahitkari Society, Human Rights Organisation, joint action committee and Haryana beopar mandal joined the demonstration.(HT File)
Associations including Apeksha Welfare Society, Lok Saravahitkari Society, Human Rights Organisation, joint action committee and Haryana beopar mandal joined the demonstration.(HT File)

Potholed roads: Panchkula resident bodies hold protest

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Panchkula, Panchkula
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2020 12:44 AM IST
The protest took place on the road leading from Bella Vista roundabout (dividing Sector 1 and 2) to the mini secretariat
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Land acquisition for Ferozepur road:Panel formed to look into compensation awarded to minister Rana Sodhi family

By Gagandeep Jassowal | Hindustan Times, Jalandhar, Jalandhar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2020 10:14 PM IST
The matter is six-decade-old and goes back to 1962.
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Suspended Punjab Police DSP Atul Soni(HT PHOTO)
Suspended Punjab Police DSP Atul Soni(HT PHOTO)

Firing at wife: Suspended Punjab DSP Atul Soni surrenders

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mohali, Mohali
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2020 10:58 PM IST
DSP Soni, who was posted with the 82 Battalion of Punjab Armed Police in Chandigarh, was booked on January 19 for opening fire at his wife Sunita Soni a day before at their house in Sector 68, Mohali.
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Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan waves before being sent to judicial custody for allegedly faking Abdullah's birth certificate, in Rampur.(Photo: PTI)
Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan waves before being sent to judicial custody for allegedly faking Abdullah's birth certificate, in Rampur.(Photo: PTI)

Samajwadi Party’s Azam Khan sent to judicial custody

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Bareilly
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2020 03:02 AM IST
On Tuesday, the court rejected the Khans’ anticipatory bail pleas and issued non-bailable arrest warrants against them. The court also ordered the police to attach their properties.
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The police had found 25 injections of pheniramine maleate and 25 injections of buprenorphine on the convict.(GETTY IMAGES)
The police had found 25 injections of pheniramine maleate and 25 injections of buprenorphine on the convict.(GETTY IMAGES)

Kharar resident awarded 10-year rigorous imprisonment in 2018 NDPS case

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2020 12:29 AM IST
The court has also imposed a fine of 1 lakh on the convict who was found with 50 banned injections
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Main roads of Panchkula — such as this one near the office of deputy commissioner of police in Sector 1 — are in a bad shape.(Sant Arora/HT)
Main roads of Panchkula — such as this one near the office of deputy commissioner of police in Sector 1 — are in a bad shape.(Sant Arora/HT)

It’s a bumpy ride on Panchkula roads

By Yuvraj Kaushal | Hindustan Times, Panchkula, Panchkula
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2020 12:32 AM IST
Repairs delayed for over a year, potholes put commuters’ lives at risk in city eyeing ‘smart’ tag
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A view of the roads in Srinagar(PTI)
A view of the roads in Srinagar(PTI)

J&K HC decision: District court posts open on all-India basis

By Press Trust of India | Jammu
PUBLISHED ON DEC 31, 2019 03:55 AM IST
The 33 vacant posts of non-gazetted officials in district courts of J&K and Ladakh that the HC has opened for eligible candidates from all over the country, include those of senior and junior scale stenographers, typists, compositors, electricians and drivers.
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Gangsters to be produced in Chandigarh courts via video conferencing

By HT Correspondent | HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 29, 2019 12:10 AM IST
Sub-division police officials and station house officers told to liaise with the courts where cases of gangsters are under trial
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Night club owner booked for playing music sans licence in Chandigarh

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 27, 2019 12:14 AM IST
Kuldeep Gupta, director of Red Chilly Foods Private Limited and owner of night club Qizo in Sector 26, was booked after complainant alleged that copyrights of the music being played at the club were with Phonographic Performance Limited
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Two let off in 8 snatching cases due to Chandigarh police’s ‘shoddy’ probe

By Tanbir Dhaliwal | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 22, 2019 12:40 AM IST
The complainants were declared hostile in court as they were “suppressing truth” and not supporting the prosecution’s case.
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The resolution also makes it compulsory for lawyers to attend continuous legal education programs to be organised by bar councils or bar associations.(HT File Photo)
The resolution also makes it compulsory for lawyers to attend continuous legal education programs to be organised by bar councils or bar associations.(HT File Photo)

Bar Council resolution forchanges in practice rules

By Bhadra Sinha | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2019 01:20 AM IST
In the wake of recent clashes between Delhi Police and lawyers in the Capital’s district courts, the council has also proposed introducing minimum qualification for candidates keen to be representatives in bar associations and councils.
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An important task before the new CJI is to keep open the channels of communication between the judiciary and the public(PTI)
An important task before the new CJI is to keep open the channels of communication between the judiciary and the public(PTI)

Restoring the stature of the Supreme Court | Analysis

By Madan Lokur
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2019 12:10 PM IST
CJI Bobde has to instil faith among judges, the legal fraternity and citizens in the justice system
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Trial against ex-bishop Mulakkal to start on Nov 11

By Ramesh Babu | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Thiruvananthapuram
PUBLISHED ON OCT 23, 2019 11:28 PM IST
The district court in Kottayam has summoned him on November 11 when charges against him will be framed.The chargesheet against him was filed two months ago after agitating nuns threatened another round of sit-in protest.
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ASI helped builder evade arrest for 5 years, finds probe

By Shub Karman Dhaliwal | Shub Karman Dhaliwal, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2019 01:15 AM IST
In exchange of the ‘protection’ offered to the builder, who was declared PO in 2009, the ASI took gifts money and expensive gifts from him; phone records show over 2,800 calls were made from the ASI’s phone to Nayyar’s phone between October 2018 and September 2019
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The history of the two-child norm in panchayats began after the 1991 census when the National Development Council set up a committee on population under the chairmanship of erstwhile Kerala CM K Karunakaran in 1992. (Image used for representation).(HT FILE PHOTO.)
The history of the two-child norm in panchayats began after the 1991 census when the National Development Council set up a committee on population under the chairmanship of erstwhile Kerala CM K Karunakaran in 1992. (Image used for representation).(HT FILE PHOTO.)

Odisha court disqualifies woman from Panchayat body for having three kids

By Debabrata Mohanty | Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2019 01:43 AM IST
A member of Tajungia panchayat samiti, Ruda Mallik had filed a petition against Pradhan alleging that she had hidden the number of children she had to escape the provisions of the Act. Pradhan was elected as chairperson of the Daringibadi panchayat samiti in 2017.
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The Centre on Monday notified the newly amended Public Premises (eviction of unauthorised occupants) Act, 2019, aimed at ensuring speedy eviction of “illegal occupants” from government accommodations(HT Photo)
The Centre on Monday notified the newly amended Public Premises (eviction of unauthorised occupants) Act, 2019, aimed at ensuring speedy eviction of “illegal occupants” from government accommodations(HT Photo)

New law aims at speedy eviction of ‘illegal occupants’ in govt houses

By Anisha Dutta | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2019 12:24 AM IST
According to the amendment law, estate officers will issue a show-cause notice, seeking reply of unauthorised occupants within three days.
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The activist received a threat letter.(HT Illustration)
The activist received a threat letter.(HT Illustration)

Gurugram-based RTI activist gets death threat

UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 10:14 AM IST
According to the police, the victim, Ramesh Kumar, received the later on Thursday morning when he went to a district court in Shivaji Nagar. He was accompanied by an acquaintance and had parked his car in front of the court.
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The usually busy Madras HC campus wore a deserted look with the nearly 18,000 advocates, practicing at the HC and subordinate courts in the campus staying away from work.(ANI PHOTO.)
The usually busy Madras HC campus wore a deserted look with the nearly 18,000 advocates, practicing at the HC and subordinate courts in the campus staying away from work.(ANI PHOTO.)

Protesting Tahilramani’s transfer, Madras HC advocates boycott court

By MC Rajan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2019 08:39 PM IST
The legal fraternity practicing at the Madurai Bench of Madras HC and the district courts and other judicial fora, joined their colleagues at the principal seat of the HC, bringing court proceedings across the state to a grinding halt. But for government advocates, no one turned up in the courts.
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A man was booked on Saturday for allegedly raping and threatening to kill a woman at a village in Pataudi. Police said that the man is the son of the woman’s sister-in-law.(Representative Image)
A man was booked on Saturday for allegedly raping and threatening to kill a woman at a village in Pataudi. Police said that the man is the son of the woman’s sister-in-law.(Representative Image)

Woman raped, threatened by her relative

By HT Correspondent | Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON SEP 09, 2019 02:08 AM IST
According to police, the victim is a native of Jharkhand and came to the village when she got married around 10 years ago.
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28-year-old man held for raping niece

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 07, 2019 12:54 AM IST
The victim alleged her uncle, who was working as a sales manager in a private company was on an official visit to the city on the day of the incident
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Extortion charges framed against PU research scholar, husband

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2019 12:59 AM IST
Accused of making false sexual harassment allegations against former dean students’ welfare (women) Neena Caplash’s son
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23-year-old ‘drunk’ man arrested for raping toddler in Gurugram

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2019 04:09 AM IST
During interrogation, the suspect allegedly told the police that he went to the victim’s house in an inebriated state and asked her brother to go out and buy biscuits.
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Chetan Bajad(ANI)
Chetan Bajad(ANI)

Father works as driver in district court, son becomes civil judge in the same court

By Asian News International | Indore
PUBLISHED ON AUG 24, 2019 12:28 PM IST
Expressing happiness at his selection, Chetan said, “I was always determined to become a judge. Seeing my father and grandfather work in Court helped me set a goal”.
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Death sentence has been granted to a Tripura man for raping and murdering a minor in 2018(Representative Photograph)
Death sentence has been granted to a Tripura man for raping and murdering a minor in 2018(Representative Photograph)

Tripura men gets death sentence for raping & murdering a minor.

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 10:06 PM IST
Tripura man was given a death sentence and two life sentences for raping and murdering a minor in North Tripura
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The suspect has been identified as a native of Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh, who was staying in Bajghera.(HT image)
The suspect has been identified as a native of Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh, who was staying in Bajghera.(HT image)

18-year-old Gurugram man sexually assaults 6-year-old girl in Bajghera, arrested

By HT Correspondent | Gurugram
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 07:59 AM IST
According to the police, the incident took place on Tuesday when the girl’s parents, who are also daily wage earners, had gone out for work.
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