Lawyers brutally assaulted by Delhi Police-Delhi High Court orders Judicial inquiry- Two Delhi cops suspended
The Aam Admi Party accused the Delhi Police for assaulting lawyers at Tiz Hazar Court in Delhi. The Delhi High Court has issued notices on Sunday to sought responses of the Centre, Delhi Police Commissioner and the Chief Secretary on the clash. The court in a special hearing conducted on Sunday into the matter suspended two-assistant sub-inspectors and transferred an additional deputy commissioner of police and a special CP who were involved in creating the clash. The Court suspended ASI Pawan Kumar for shooting at a lawyer and ASI Kanta Prasad who dragged a lawyer into the lock-up. Additional DCP Harinder Singh, who gave the firing order and special CP Sanjay Singh who reportedly ordered lathicharge also has been transferred. The Court further has appointed retired judge SP Gard to hold an inquiry into the clash who will be aided by the directors of CBI, IB and vigilance department and complete the probe in six weeks.
Stubble Burning- The govt of Punjab takes action against 3,000 farmers
The issue of stubble burning has hicked in Punjab and Amarinder Singh’s government will take action against 3,000 farmers for the same. This year, the govt has received 20, 729 cases of stubble burning and action against 2, 923 farmers have been initiated by the govt. Last year, the govt had received nearly 49,000 complaints of stubble burning. The need to change the cropping pattern is suggested by the CM.
Child in conflict with law begins community service
Amit Gautam, Principal Magistrate, Juvenile Justice Board (JJB), Yamunanagar, has ordered a child in conflict with the law to perform community service in Civil Hospital, Jagadhri, for a period of 4 months. The child at present is in Class XII and about 18 years old, is scheduled to start serving water to patients and their attendants at the hospital.“The child in conflict with the law shall attend his school from 9 am to 2 pm and then perform community service daily from 2:30 pm to 6 pm from November 1 for four months,” read the JJB order passed on October 11. The hospital in-charge has been directed by the JBB to keep reporting regarding performance, improvement in conduct and completion of community service.
Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary gift to the people of Punjab- Free bus service provided to Sultanpur Lodhi
The govt of Punjab announced on Sunday that free bus service will be provided for devotees visiting Sultanpur Lodhi for the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism. 1500 buses will ply daily across the state from November 5-12 to take devotees to Sultanpur Lodhi, a Sikh pilgrimage site in Kapurthala district. A detailed schedule has been sent to the Deputy Commissioners and Sub Divisional Magistrates of all districts. Buses have been allotted village and city wise in every assembly constituency so as to ensure that the maximum number of devotees are able to make the pilgrimage. The tourism department has also started a 24×7 toll-free number, 1800-180-0550, to enable people to obtain any information with regard to the ‘Prakash Parv’ celebrations.
Remo D’Souza’s anticipatory bail plea dismissed by the Bombay High Court in an alleged cheating case
A few days back, a non-bailable warrant was issued against A couple of days back, a non bailable warrant was issued against director-choreographer Remo D’Souza by the Ghaziabad Court after the case filed by Businessman Satyendra Tyagi allegedly lent Rs 5 crore to Remo, who borrowed the money to produce an upcoming film of his and promised to return him double the amount once the film released. The film in question was called Death of Amar, a thriller that starred Rajeev Khandelwal and Zareen Khan. However, Tyagi claimed that he never received his money. In 2016, he filed a case at the Sihani Gate police station in Ghaziabad. After Remo failed to appear before the court, the warrant was sent out by additional chief judicial magistrate Mahendra Rawat. Following this, Remo filed a pre-arrest bail plea at the Mumbai High Court, so that he could approach the Ghaziabad court and seek cancellation of the warrant. The Bombay High Court, however, had dismissed Remo’s anticipatory bail plea stating that the warrant was yet to reach the Mumbai police.
Ajay Kumar Mittal appointed the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court
Governor Lalji Tandon administered the oath of office of Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court to Justice Ajay Kumar Mittal at Raj Bhavan on Sunday. Chief Secretary SR Mohanty conducted the oath-taking proceedings. Chief Minister Kamal Nath, Vidhan Sabha Speaker NP Prajapati, Law and Legislative Affairs Minister PC Sharma, Medical Education Minister Vijaylaxmi Sadho, School Education Minister Prabhuram Chaudhary, Urban Development and Housing Minister Jaivardhan Singh, Commercial Taxes Minister Brijendra Singh Rathore and MPs Vivek Tankha and Pragya Thakur were present. Advocates, senior officials of law and legislative affairs department and other dignitaries took part in the function.
Shifting of street vendors from sectors 1 to 6 in Chandigarh starts from today
The much-awaited process of shifting of street vendors in Chandigarh begins from today where vendors from sectors 1 to 6, which have been declared in the no-vending zone, will be shifted by the Municipal Corporation to Sector 7 market near the booths. The Municipal Corporation also decided that vendors of Sector 17 will be relocated to Sector 15. There are 1,100 sites in Sector 15. After shifting vendors from sectors 1 to 6, the process of relocating those from sectors 17 and 22 will begin. In Sector 22, only 107 registered vendors are allowed and at present, as per official records, 559 vendors are sitting. The number of vendors kept swelling after the civic body’s announcement in 2016 that it will not evict any vendors until the survey of street vendors in the city is going on. The survey was to peg the exact number of vendors so as to provide licenses to the vendors. According to the survey, in the entire city there were 22,214 vendors who were to get legal status despite the enforcement limiting the number of legal vendors to 7,500 in 2012. Later, questions were raised over the survey as well.