Himachal Pradesh High Court

Kangra school bus accident: Himachal HC issues notices to state govt, school

Kangra school bus accident: Himachal HC issues notices to state govt, school

The court also appointed an amicus curiae and asked him to suggest ways to prevent such accidents in future.

Apr 10, 2018, 23:03 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh HC directs chief secretary to take steps to ensure supply of safe drinking water

Himachal Pradesh HC directs chief secretary to take steps to ensure supply of safe drinking water

The people of Seri village had complained in the letter that the drinking water provided by the irrigation and public health department was not safe for drinking.

Nov 29, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
Court to consider charge sheet against Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh on May 8

Court to consider charge sheet against Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh on May 8

A special court would decide on Monday whether to take cognisance of a CBI charge sheet against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh for allegedly amassing disproportionate assets worth around Rs 10 crore.

May 06, 2017, 19:23 PM IST

Male chauvinism has no room in a civilised society: SC

Male chauvinism has no room in a civilised society and the "obnoxious" act of eve-teasing affected justice and the rights of a woman, the Supreme Court has held.

Apr 28, 2017, 21:01 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh High Court tells Centre to ban cow slaughter, sale of beef within six months

Himachal Pradesh High Court tells Centre to ban cow slaughter, sale of beef within six months

The Himachal Pradesh High Court has issued orders calling on the Central government to ban cow slaughter in the country within six months.

Jul 30, 2016, 09:41 AM IST

HC summons HRTC MD, transport Comm over accidents due to bad roads

On previous hearing, the court had directed the respondent to report whether bus-stops have been earmarked.

Jul 15, 2016, 02:24 AM IST

Himachal HC seeks status report on Baddi pollution

The Himachal Pradesh High Court also impleaded the Baddi Barotiwala Nalagarh Development Authority as party respondent in this case.

Jul 14, 2016, 00:25 AM IST

Jaundice outbreak: Himachal HC provides interim relief

It was reported media that Ashwani Khad water treatment station, which supplies water to one-third of Shimla's population, is highly contaminated.

Feb 25, 2016, 17:25 PM IST

Cow slaughter ban: VHP asks Centre to honour HP high court order

The Vishva Hindu Parishad​ (VHP) on Friday welcomed Himachal Pradesh High Court order directing the Centre to consider enacting a law banning cow slaughter and asked the BJP-led dispensation to honour its "commitment and public sentiments" within three months.

Oct 16, 2015, 15:09 PM IST

HC's contempt notice to State Information Commissioner in Priyanka land purchase case

The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Friday issued notices to the state Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioner, asking them to explain why contempt proceedings will not be initiated against them for disobeying the Court's orders staying the proceeding before Information Commissioner in Priyanka Gandhi land purchase case.

Aug 07, 2015, 22:29 PM IST

Himachal judge suspended for alleged misconduct with woman colleague

A woman judge has alleged harassment by a Himachal Pradesh judge, following which he has been placed under suspension by the Chief Justice of the HP High Court.

Jul 02, 2015, 13:11 PM IST

Tribal women can inherit property, rules Himachal HC

 Setting aside almost a century old customary law that allows only men to inherit ancestral property if it is not bequeathed, the Himachal Pradesh High Court in a historic judgment observed that tribal women, too, could inherit property.

Jun 26, 2015, 22:29 PM IST

Officials summoned over tree felling in McLeodganj

Acting tough against the illegal felling of trees in McLeodganj, the abode of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has summoned top government officials next month.

Jun 24, 2015, 12:44 PM IST

HC summons top Himachal officials over man's death

The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Monday issued notice to Himachal government officials, including the chief secretary and the director general of police, over alleged police inaction following a man`s suspected murder.

May 04, 2015, 19:12 PM IST

Himachal passes bill to raise lower judiciary staff wages

Less than a fortnight after the Himachal Pradesh High Court rapped the state for non-implementation of the Shetty Commission recommendations for the non-judicial employees, the state Assembly on Wednesday passed the amendment bill to implement it.

Apr 01, 2015, 15:59 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh's administrative tribunal chief assumes charge

Justice VK Sharma, a former judge of the Himachal Pradesh High Court, on Friday took charge as the chairman of the state administrative tribunal that the government has revived.

Feb 27, 2015, 19:50 PM IST

Illegal tree felling case: Himachal court turns down bail plea

The Himachal Pradesh High Court Tuesday turned down an interim anticipatory bail of Chandigarh-based businessman Amrik Singh Nagpal in the alleged illegal felling of 477 trees on the outskirts of Shimla.

Dec 16, 2014, 20:34 PM IST
Himachal HC concerned over monkey menace

Himachal HC concerned over monkey menace

Expressing concern over the death of a woman in Shimla last week owing to the monkey menace, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday vent its anguish over the lack of action to contain the problem.

Nov 12, 2014, 21:16 PM IST
Himachal court pulls up BCCI over dues

Himachal court pulls up BCCI over dues

The Himachal Pradesh High Court Tuesday issued notice to the BCCI and others over payment dues regarding security cover for the IPL matches at the Dharamsala cricket stadium.

Oct 15, 2014, 13:59 PM IST

SC refuses to stay Himachal HC order on animal sacrifice ban

The Supreme Court Wednesday refused to stay Himachal Pradesh High Court order to put an end to the age-old practice of sacrificing animals during religious ceremonies in the hill state but agreed to hear an appeal challenging the verdict.

Oct 08, 2014, 19:20 PM IST