Former Punjab CM Harcharan Brar’s daughter drags Centre to court for not being allowed to import dog The court was told that the policy does not properly define a “pet dog” and “commercial dog” and hence be declared as “void and unconstitutional” PUNJAB Updated: Jun 03, 2017 07:36 IST-Surender Sharma -Hindustan Times, Chandigarh (Representative Image) The daughter of a former chief ministe...
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When a Ram Rahim ‘Premi’ Woke Up to Find His Testicles Missing

Hansraj came to my office in 2012 and after discussing his case I decided to provide Pro Bono services for his case in the Punjab & Haryana High Court. Although we were successful in getting a CBI inquiry marked by the Punjab & Haryana High Court in December 2014, the CBI has of late dragging its feet and the investigation has been progressing at a snail speed, despite 10 interim status r...
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Extradition To India

Extradition To India
EXTRADITEE CANNOT BE PROSECUTED FOR ANY OFFENCE OTHER THAN THOSE FOR WHICH EXTRADITION HAS BEEN GRANTED The term “Extradition” implies that one nation giving over an individual to another nation for the purposes of criminal trial or punishment. Treaties between nations and groups of nations govern international extraditions. However, many times it has been seen that Police officials while viola...
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COMPENSATION GRANTED TO WIDOW OF ANTI-SIKH RIOTS VICTIM AFTER 33 YEARS

COMPENSATION GRANTED TO WIDOW OF ANTI-SIKH RIOTS VICTIM AFTER 33 YEARS
COMPENSATION GRANTED TO WIDOW OF ANTI-SIKH RIOTS VICTIM AFTER 33 YEARS In many cases relating to Anti-Sikhs Riots of 1984, neither FIRs have been recorded nor is any evidence related to their death available as such getting compensation from state becomes extremely difficult for the victim's family. One such case come to the Singh Lawyers in which Mr. Navkiran Singh appeared for the Petitioner...
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Stay of Conviction

Stay of Conviction
STAY/ SUSPENSION OF CONVICTION The High Court under Section 389(1) has the power to order that the execution of the sentence or order appealed against be suspended pending the appeal. In certain situations, the order of conviction can be executable, in the sense, it may incur a disqualification to the Accused. Such a disqualification can sometimes cause severe and irrevocable damage to the Ac...
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Right to Passport Extends to Under Trials Also

Right to Passport Extends to Under Trials Also
RIGHT TO HAVE PASSPORT EXTENDS TO UNDERTRIALS ALSO During pendency of a criminal case the accused is presumed to be innocent until he is convicted, however passport authorities seldom share such liberal views and often continue to deny the right of citizens to obtain a passport during the undertrial period. The Constitution guarantees every Citizen the fundamental right to have a passport ...
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TORTURE BY ELECTRIC SHOCK A ROUTINE INVESTIGATIVE TECHNIQUE USED BY THE PUNJAB POLICE IN INDIA

TORTURE BY ELECTRIC SHOCK A ROUTINE INVESTIGATIVE TECHNIQUE USED BY THE PUNJAB POLICE IN INDIA
  While 1.3 billion citizens of India celebrated the long weekend of the Indian Independence Day, young Jaspreet Singh @ Jassa Singh, a 22 years old young Amritdari Sikh boy, who is also aGatka teacher by professionwas subjected to the worst kind of interrogation/torture techniques by the Punjab Police between the dates of August 6 to 15, 2016. Jaspreet Singh @ Jassa Singh is an accused in...
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