Category Archives: Court

Retired employee can’t be dismissed retrospectively

HC rejects SC Land Development & Finance Corporation’s plea Saurabh Malik/TNS Chandigarh, January 31 In a significant judgment, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has made it clear that an employee, allowed to retire from service during the pendency of … Continue reading

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Staff can be given incentives to acquire skills, says SC

Legal Correspondent New Delhi, January 14 The Supreme Court has ruled that employers can offer incentives to the staff for acquiring additional qualifications and this is not in violation of Article 14 of the Constitution that guarantees equal pay for … Continue reading

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Non-signatory can’t be made accused: HC

Saurabh Malik/TNS Chandigarh, December 23 In a significant judgment, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has made it clear that a bounced cheque complaint under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act is not maintainable against a person, “who has … Continue reading

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Speaker apologises to High Court

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, November 17 The Vidhan Sabha Speaker today tendered an “unconditional apology for any inadvertent or unintentional lapse” to the Punjab and Haryana High Court. The apology came less than 10 days after the High Court took … Continue reading

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Speaker earns HC’s ire

Saurabh Malik/TNS Chandigarh, November 9 The judiciary and the legislature are on a collision course, so it seems. Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker has allegedly defied an order of the Punjab and Haryana High Court directing the maintenance of status quo … Continue reading

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High Court relief for freedom fighter’s wife

Court imposes Rs 2 lakh fine on Centre for denying pension benefits Tribune News Service Chandigarh, November 2 Allowing a petition filed by a freedom fighter’s wife against the rejection of her claim for a revised Swatantrata Sainik Samman pension, … Continue reading

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Give treatment free of cost to poor, SC to pvt hospitals

Legal Correspondent New Delhi, September 1 The Supreme Court today directed Delhi’s private hospitals, built on subsidised land, to provide treatment free of cost to the poor by reserving 25 per cent of the outpatient department (OPD) and 10 per … Continue reading

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