Gurugram School Murder: Punjab & Haryana High Court Declines to Grant Bail to Accused (School Student)- [Read Order]

Tuesday dismissed the bail plea filed by the school student accused in the 2017 Gurugram private school murder case. The petitioner, who was a student of Class 11, has been charged with the murder of a seven-year-old child inside the school washroom (Master Bholu v. State of Haryana and Anr.) The Principal Magistrate, Juvenile Justice Board, Gurugram hadContinue reading “Gurugram School Murder: Punjab & Haryana High Court Declines to Grant Bail to Accused (School Student)- [Read Order]”

All schools are entitled to collect tuition fee, regardless of whether they offered online classes or not during COVID-19 Lockdown: Punjab and Haryana Highcourt

The Punjab and Haryana High Court today held that all schools are entitled to collect the tuition fee, irrespective whether they had offered online classes during the COVID-19 lockdown period or not (Independent Schools’ Association Chandigarh (Regd.)& others v. State of Punjab and others.) Justice Nirmaljit Kaur, however, added that schools should “continue to endeavour andContinue reading “All schools are entitled to collect tuition fee, regardless of whether they offered online classes or not during COVID-19 Lockdown: Punjab and Haryana Highcourt”

In “blatant detention matters”, lower courts must be sensitive to the accused who approach the District Judiciary for their freedom: Punjab & Haryana Highcourt

The High Court added that when the lower courts do not intervene in such matters, litigants “are unnecessarily forced to approach the High Court on account of lack of exercise of jurisdiction, even in valid cases.” The Punjab and Haryana High Court was recently prompted to urge lower courts to be more senstive to the accused inContinue reading “In “blatant detention matters”, lower courts must be sensitive to the accused who approach the District Judiciary for their freedom: Punjab & Haryana Highcourt”