Category Archives: High Court

Ruled by compassion

Helpful officials can often act as saviours. R.K. Chhibbar recounts two such incidents ON June 26, 1951, after superannuation from the post of Government Pleader and Public Prosecutor, Amritsar, my father Bakhshi Mulk Raj Chhibbar shifted to Shimla to start … Continue reading

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Striking employees give ultimatum to govt

Tribune News Service Jammu, August 6 On the second day of the strike of the government employees here today, the Joint Consultative Committee (JCC), an amalgam of several employees’ unions, gave a one-month ultimatum to the government. The JCC warned … Continue reading

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For UT babus, cobbler, gardener, special educator on equal footing

All have been bunched together in the same minimum wage scale Akash Ghai Tribune News Service Chandigarh, July 25 Do tea-making skills equal the job of a pharmacist dispensing medicines or can a washerman (dhobi) be placed equal to the … Continue reading

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HC notice to PUDA over allotment of plots to staff at reserve price

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, July 20 The Punjab and Haryana High Court today issued notice of motion to the Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority on scheme (PUDA) for allotment of residential plots to its own staff at reserve prices. … Continue reading

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Miffed AG sends set of instructions to Chief Secy

Saurabh Malik Tribune News Service Chandigarh, July 20 Miffed at the non-responsive attitude of Punjab Government officials to court cases, state Advocate-General Baldev Singh has shot off a communication, with a set of instructions to the Chief Secretary. He has … Continue reading

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Notice to state on Dhanda’s appointment

Chandigarh, July 12 Acting on a petition alleging the new Chairman of the Punjab Public Service Commission has not only strong political affiliations, but also a chequered history, Acting Chief Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel and Justice AK Mittal of the … Continue reading

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8,000 teachers sans salary for seven months

Tribune News Service Fatehgarh Sahib, June 17 As many as 8,000 schoolteachers, deployed in 482 government-aided schools of Punjab, have not received their salaries for the past seven months due to delay in contribution of 95 per cent quarterly grant … Continue reading

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