Haryana High Court: News

22 Mar 2023

Punjab Police

Amritpal might have changed appearance, police release his 7 looks

With the pro-Khalistani leader and Waris Punjab De chief Amritpal Singh still on the run, Punjab Police released a set of possible avatars that Singh could have used to evade arrest on Tuesday.

21 Mar 2023


HC slams Punjab Police for failing to arrest Amritpal Singh

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has lambasted the Punjab government for its failure to apprehend Waris Punjab De chief and pro-Khalistani leader Amritpal Singh as the search for the radical leader entered its fourth day on Tuesday.

22 Feb 2022


Haryana government accords Z-Plus security to rape convict Ram Rahim

The government of Haryana has granted Z-Plus category security cover to Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh—the chief of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect.

21 Feb 2022


Haryana board exams for classes 5, 8 canceled

The government of Haryana has said there will be no board exams for classes five and eight this year.

27 Jul 2019


Haryana: Harassed daily, girls of government school approach court

Going to school shouldn't feel like a battle, but for some students of Government Girls Senior School in Manesar, it does.

25 Jun 2019


Gurmeet Ram Rahim seeks parole, Haryana minister says "Why not?"

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who is serving 20 year sentence for rape and murder, has sought 42-day parole for "farming his fields" in Haryana's Sirsa.

Punjab cop poured acid down man's mouth to get 'confession'

In what appears to be a horrific case of prison interrogation, a sub-inspector of the Punjab Police was booked by the CBI's special crime branch for pouring acid into the mouth of a man who was arrested in a drug case.

Mother claims Punjab police's recklessness killed son, SC orders probe

The Supreme Court has taken cognizance of a mother's plea and ordered a SIT probe into the death of her son in Punjab.

17 Oct 2018


Self-styled godman Rampal, 13 followers get life-imprisonment in murder case

A Haryana court sentenced self-styled godman Rampal and his 13 followers to life imprisonment in the second case of murder against them on Wednesday.

Helmets might become optional for Sikh women in Chandigarh

On Wednesday, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) advised the Chandigarh administration to make helmets optional for all Sikh women riding two-wheelers or sitting pillion, a practice followed in New Delhi.

Court grants bail to Gurmeet Ram Rahim in castration case

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, serving a jail term in two rape cases, was today granted bail in a case related to alleged castration of 400 of his followers.

Junaid Khan lynching: Main accused granted bail

In a strange development, the main accused in Junaid Khan's lynching, Naresh Kumar, was granted interim bail by the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday.

15 Sep 2018


Punjab HC allows SAD to hold 'Pol Khol' rally tomorrow

The Punjab and Haryana High Court today granted permission to the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) to hold a rally at Faridkot tomorrow.

08 Jun 2018


Forced sex in marriage is cruelty, ground for divorce: HC

The Punjab and Haryana High Court said forceful sex in marriage amounts to cruelty and could be ground for divorce.

Former Sacha Sauda driver deposes in murder case against Gurmeet

A former driver of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has testified in court that a sect follower was killed on the directions of the self-styled godman.

After SC's tweak in judgement, surge in alcohol-shops on highways

Road safety activist Harman Sidhu's incessant fight to make highways alcohol-free turned fruitful when the Supreme Court put a ban on liquor vendors 500 meters from highways in April 2017.

SC reserves verdict on Sidhu's plea in 1988 road-rage case

The Supreme Court today reserved its judgment on the appeal filed by cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu challenging the Punjab and Haryana High Court verdict convicting and sentencing him to three years in jail in a 1988 road rage case.

Punjab CM: No question of Sidhu resigning over road-rage case

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on Sunday specified that Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu will not resign from his cabinet. This was in response to the Opposition's rising demand that Sidhu should resign in connection to a 30-year-old road rage case.

23 Nov 2017

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

A sneak-peek inside Tera Vas, Gurmeet Ram Rahim's bulletproof house

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insan was a superstar and he lived like one.

03 Nov 2017


Supreme Court says no to technical education through correspondence courses

In a landmark judgment affecting millions of Students across India, the Supreme Court on Friday ruled against institutes providing technical Education through long-distance courses.

03 Oct 2017


Honeypreet surrenders to Haryana Police after absconding for a month

Jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's adopted daughter, Honeypreet Insan, has surrendered to the Haryana Police.

Ram Rahim appeals against CBI court verdict in HC

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has filed an appeal in the Punjab and Haryana High Court against the rape conviction verdict of the Panchkula's Special CBI Court.

07 Sep 2017


Dera Sacha Sauda spent Rs. 5cr to fuel violence: Police

Police have said the Dera Sacha Sauda spent at least Rs. 5cr to fuel violence in the aftermath of Ram Rahim Singh's conviction.

01 Sep 2017


Honeypreet, charged with conspiracy to free Ram Rahim, goes missing

On September 1, days after Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's conviction, his 'adopted' daughter Honeypreet was charged with conspiring to free the convict.

Ram Rahim gets 20-year jail in two rape cases

On 28th Aug, Ram Rahim Singh was sentenced to 20 years in prison: 10 years each for two rapes he committed in 2002. The court stated that the sentences will run consecutively and not concurrently.

27 Aug 2017


The making of a riot: How Dera followers planned mayhem

It appears that the followers of Dera Sacha Sauda had made plans ahead of Friday's verdict against Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to cause mayhem in Panchkula.

17 Jul 2017


This Supreme Court judge can be impeached, if found guilty!

A probe against two sitting Odisha High Court judges saw the name of a senior Supreme Court Justice crop up during the course.

Ashutosh Maharaj: Court allows followers to keep his dead-body

The Haryana High Court has granted permission for the followers of Ashutosh Maharaj, a long-dead spiritual guru to keep his body in a commercial freezer.

03 May 2017


Sonu Nigam controversy:HC says azaan, not loudspeakers integral to Islam

The Punjab and Haryana High Court said despite of Azaan being an integral part of Islam, it need not necessarily be played on loudspeakers.

22 Apr 2017


BSF to return Bhagat Singh's Gun to Punjab

The BSF is reportedly considering a request to return Bhagat Singh's pistol, which is currently on display at the BSF museum in Indore, to the museum in Khatkar Kalan, Bhagat Singh's birthplace.

20 Apr 2017


Complaint against Sonu Nigam over tweet

A religious leader from Aurangabad has filed a complaint with the local police over Sonu Nigam's tweet about the use of loud speakers during prayers.

19 Apr 2017


Sonu Nigam shaves head over Rs. 10 lakh fatwa

In response to a fatwa issued by a Kolkata-based cleric who offered Rs. 10 lakh to anyone who shaves Sonu Nigam's head, the singer shaved his own head on live television, to claim the reward.

17 Apr 2017


Sonu Nigam creates controversy after protesting 'azaan'

Singer Sonu Nigam created a controversy when he took to Twitter to complain about being woken up due to a nearby mosque's azaan.

04 Jan 2017


Justice Jagdish Khehar sworn in as CJI

Today, Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar took charge of the office of Chief Justice of India.