Acting on a petition filed in public interest for directions to the state of Punjab and others to protect human rights, life and liberty of inmates lodged in the prisons across the state, a Division Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court today issued notice of motion.
ASI invites HC wrath
Chandigarh, November 27
Think twice before proceeding on leave to evade summons because the court may summon your leave record.
In one such matter, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has called for the leave
details of an assistant sub-inspector and has directed service through the
senior superintendent of police concerned.
Two killed in road mishaps
Sangrur, November 27
Two persons were killed and six injured when a Tata Sumo and a tractor-trailer collided near Ubhawal village, near here, last
evening. Dalbir Singh (23) and Kuldeep Singh (24), both residents of
Ubhawal village, were killed in the accident.
Killer of wife, son commits suicide
Hoshiarpur, November 27
The man who was absconding after killing his wife and son today committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree at Bharua village in the district.
The deceased identified as Sukhwinder Singh, a resident of Jalandhar, had killed
his wife and son in his house at Guru Ram Dass Nagar on the night of November
Scribe assaulted at wedding
Dera Bassi, November 27
Neil Bhalinder Singh, a correspondent with the Punjabi Tribune, was allegedly assaulted last night during a wedding he had gone to attend.
He informed the police that he was leaving the venue of the wedding when he was
surrounded by at least six persons who started beating him and crashed empty
bottles on his head.
GND varsity syndicate poll: Cheema meets Guv
Amritsar, November 27
Senior vice-president of the Punjab Pradesh Congress and senator M.M.Singh Cheema met Lt Gen S.F.Rodrigues (retd), Governor-cum-chancellor of Guru Nanak Dev University, to apprise him about the “unwarranted” interference of government nominees in the varsity senate.
Student hurt in clash
Kharar, November 27
A student was hurt in a minor fight on the premises of Guru Gobind Singh Modern Technology and Polytechnic College.
The incident took place on Monday at around 11 am when three students were
allegedly beating up a junior.
US company to set up plant in state
Mohali, November 27
Punjab will have the largest solar energy power generation plant in India. To be set by an American company, the plant will generate 250 mega watts of “clean green” energy.
Minister for environment and non-conventional energy Bikramjit Singh
Majithia, who held preliminary meetings with the company, said the
project would see the light of the day once the Chief Minister gave