Tag Archives: Haryana High Court

Badal seek legal opinion release of Sikh prisoners

Chandigarh: A day after the Tamil Nadu Government announced to free killers of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said his government would see what could be legally done in case of convicts in the Beant Singh assassination case. Talking to mediapersons here, Badal said the matter would be seen from the legal point of view. ...

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Form SIT to probe encroachments around Golden Temple, HC tells govt

Chandigarh: One of the 33 officers charge-sheeted by the Punjab Government for allowing illegal hotels to mushroom in the Golden Temple’s vicinity during their tenure today filed an affidavit before the Punjab and Haryana High Court on steps taken by the government in the matter. He informed the court that 33 officers had been charge-sheeted in the matter, he being one ...

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After years, spotlight back on Sikh detainees

Chandigarh, Punjab: Gurbaksh Singh’s indefinite fast for the release of former militants on “completion” of their jail sentence has brought to the fore legal issues, including legitimacy of their incarceration. Their stay behind bars for offences allegedly committed decades ago may not be legal, after all. Available information suggests life imprisonment in Punjab has been interpreted as 14 years (counting both ...

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