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Revised pay scales: HC relief for Pb govt, jolt for staff

October 29, 2013 | LEGAL DIARY, NEWS | No Comments

In a judgment with wide-ranging ramifications, the Punjab and Haryana high court on Friday, after considering Punjab’s “grim financial health”, upheld the state government’s decision to grant upgraded pay scales — over and above the general pay conversion table — to its employees with ef [...]

Rural medical officers can’t be equated with PCMS docs: High Court

June 1, 2013 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

Chandigarh, May 27 The Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that rural medical officers, working with zila parishads in Punjab, cannot be equated with PCMS in-service doctors. The ruling is significant as the rural medical officers are, as such, not entitled to be considered for 60 per cent seats [...]

Family planning benefits not for fresh or re-appointments

April 1, 2013 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

The Karnataka high court has ruled that the family planning allowance to central government employees cannot be extended for fresh or re-appointments even in cases where they rejoin central government establishments. The ruling has set aside the earlier Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT), Bangal [...]

Board, corp staff entitled to benefit of age relaxation: HC

March 30, 2013 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

Chandigarh, March 29 The Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that employees of boards, corporations and public sector undertakings in Punjab are entitled to the benefit of age relaxation in Punjab State Civil Services Combined Competitive Examination. The order will benefit all such employees ag [...]

Sanskrit teachers’ plea for equal pay dismissed

March 30, 2013 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

Chandigarh, March 29 More than two decades after Sanskrit teachers at Patiala and Nabha institutes moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court by filing eight writ petitions, a Division Bench has made it clear that they cannot to be equated with college lecturers. Chief Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri and Jus [...]

Retired employee can’t be dismissed retrospectively

February 2, 2013 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

Chandigarh, January 31 In a significant judgment, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has made it clear that an employee, allowed to retire from service during the pendency of a criminal case against him, cannot be dismissed retrospectively upon his conviction. A Division Bench of the High Court has a [...]

ਵਿਭਾਗੀ ਕਾਰਵਾਈ ਮੁਕੱਦਮੇ ਨੂੰ ਪ੍ਰਭਾਵਤ ਨਹੀਂ ਕਰ ਸਕਦੀ

September 2, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

ਨਵੀਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ, 1 ਸਤੰਬਰ ਸੁਪਰੀਮ ਕੋਰਟ ਨੇ ਸਪਸ਼ਟ ਕੀਤਾ ਹੈ ਕਿ ਕਿਸੇ ਸਰਕਾਰੀ ਮੁਲਾਜ਼ਮ ਖਿਲਾਫ ਭ੍ਰਿਸ਼ਟਾਚਾਰ ਦੇ ਕੇਸ ’ਚ ਵਿਭਾਗੀ ਕਾਰਵਾਈ ਦ [...]

court cannot fix pay scales- a landmark decision

August 17, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

court cannot fix pay scales- a court decision by [...]

पत्नी, पति के जातिगत लाभ पाने की हकदार

July 22, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

चंडीगढ़। पति के अनुसूचित जाति से होने का लाभ पत्नी हासिल करती है तो इसे गलत नहीं ठहराया जा सकता। हाईकोर्ट ने एक फैस [...]

Give selection grade to JBT teachers of Patiala: HC

June 26, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

Chandigarh, June 25 Twenty years after JBT teachers working in schools of Patiala district sought selection grade in terms of government instructions issued in July 1957, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the State of Punjab and other respondents to grant the benefit to 15 per cent of t [...]

Remove pay disparity among coaches: HC

June 24, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

Chandigarh, June 23 Rapping the State of Punjab on its knuckles for maintaining two different categories of sports coaches, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has decried the practice of keeping the “new coaches” on a lower pay scale and has ordered pay parity. The significant ruling by Justice K [...]

HC relief for JBT teachers after 20 yrs

June 23, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

Chandigarh, June 22 Twenty years after JBT teachers claimed higher grade for higher qualification on the basis of a 55-year-old government notification, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has allowed their petition. The orders came even as the Punjab Government claimed it was “actively” consideri [...]

बीए-बीएड की डिग्री रखने वालों को नहीं मिलेगी चौकीदार की नौकरी

June 20, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

चंडीगढ़. गांव के चौकीदार की नौकरी के लिए सातवीं पास और बीए-बीएड उम्मीदवार के बीच मुकाबला जिसमें बाजी मारी सातवीं प [...]

PAY SCALES OF PUNJAB POLICE PERSONNEL Remove anomalies within 4 months: HC

June 15, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

Chandigarh, June 14 The Punjab and Haryana High Court has set up a four-month deadline for the State of Punjab to remove anomalies in the pay scales of Punjab Police personnel. The significant directions came on a bunch of two petitions by Inspector Bakhshish Singh and other petitioners against the [...]

Three per cent quota in government service for the disabled is only for initial appointments not for Promotions-Madras High Court.

June 14, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 At first we should go through the DoPT OM No 36035/4/2010-Estt (Res) dated 01-08-2011. Three per cent quota in government service for the disabled is only for initial appointments, and the government cannot be directed to extend it for promotions, ruled the Madras High Court [...]

HC says HoD’s post not a promotion post

June 13, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY, NEWS | No Comments

Chandigarh, June 12 The Punjab and Haryana High Court has made it clear that the Head of the Department’s post is not a promotion post. Justice K. Kannan has ruled the post is just for administrative purposes. The ruling came on a petition filed by Dr Ashok Kumar Yadav, working as a senior scienti [...]

NRHM EMPLOYEES WITH 3 YEAR REGULAR SERVICE TO GET FULL PAY -HIGH COURT

June 5, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

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SGPC trust running medical college is public authority: SIC

May 29, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY, NEWS | No Comments

The State information commission, Punjab in a directive given last week, ruled that Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) managed Guru Ram Dass Charitable trust is a public authority, and directed it to appoint a public information officer. “I have no hesitation in holding that the G [...]

No sanction needed to remove corrupt babus: High court

May 29, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

Chandigarh, May 28 In a first, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has reinterpreted provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act to hold that public servants, who can be removed by the subordinate authorities other than the government, are not entitled to protection of sanction. It means that they [...]

Marks obtained in CBSE exams cannot be given under RTI: HC

May 27, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

New Delhi: In a significant ruling, the Delhi High Court has held that marks obtained by a student in CBSE board exam cannot be revealed under the transparency law as it would “defeat” the purpose of the new grading system. The court set aside the verdict of a single judge bench and the [...]

‘आरटीई कानून के नियमों की पालन जरूरी, सभी स्कूल रजिस्ट्रेशन करवाएं’

May 22, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

चंडीगढ़. शिक्षा के अधिकार के तहत सभी स्कूल अपने राज्यों से रजिस्टर्ड होने चाहिए। सोमवार को पंजाब एवं हरियाणा हाईक [...]

Institutional preference only for Punjab students, says High Court

May 21, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

Chandigarh, May 19 All students are equal. But, some students are more equal than others. In a significant judgment affecting the prospects of Panjab University students aspiring to study in the universities of Punjab, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that they cannot be treated on a par [...]

ਸਰਕਾਰੀ ਤੇ ਪ੍ਰਾਈਵੇਟ ਸਕੂਲਾਂ ਦੇ ਅਧਿਆਪਕਾਂ ਦੀਆਂ ਤਨਖਾਹਾਂ ਵਿਚ ਤਰੁੱਟੀ ਨਾ ਹੋਵੇ : ਦਿੱਲੀ ਹਾਈਕੋਰਟ

May 14, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

ਨਵੀਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ:–ਦਿੱਲੀ ਹਾਈਕੋਰਟ ਦਾ ਕਹਿਣਾ ਹੈ ਕਿ ਗੈਰ ਮਦਦ ਪ੍ਰਾਪਤ ਨਿੱਜੀ ਸਕੂਲਾਂ ਦੇ ਅਧਿਆਪਕ ਸਰਕਾਰੀ ਸਕੂਲਾਂ ਦੇ ਅਧਿਆਪਕਾਂ ਜਿੰਨੀ ਤ [...]

DDO POWER CAN BE GIVEN TO REGULAR PRINCIPAL/HEADMASTER ONLY-HIGH COURT

May 1, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AT CHANDIGARH Civil Writ Petition No.19185 of 2011 DATE OF DECISION: October 13, 2011 Warpal Kaur …..Petitioner versus State of Punjab and others …..Respondents CORAM:- HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE RAJAN GUPTA Present: Mr.M.S. Bedi, Advocate for the petit [...]

HC restrains schools from fee hikes, except with boards’ nod

May 1, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

In a major respite to parents of school children, all schools in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh have been restrained from enhancing fee and other charges by Punjab and Haryana high court, except with the prior permission of concerned education boards like Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) [...]

Arrears for Punjab teachers working as Principals

April 30, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

Chandigarh, April 29 The move of successive governments in Punjab to make school masters and lecturers officiate as Headmasters and Principals and thereby save on salary and allowances to be paid against higher grades has boomeranged. The Supreme Court has come down heavily on the state government a [...]

Gujarat High Court ordered to pay ‘fixed-wage’ employees equally

April 14, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday directed the state government to pay total wages as per the recommendations of the sixth pay commission to the ‘fixed pay workers.’ Total pay includes basic pay, dearness allowances and other allowances. Earlier the High Court ordered same for the employees on [...]

previous arear can not be recovered

March 20, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

Sahib Ram vs The State Of Haryana And Others on 19 September, 1994 Equivalent citations: 1995 SCC, Supl. (1) 18 JT 1995 (1) 24 Bench: Ramaswamy, K. PETITIONER: SAHIB RAM Vs. RESPONDENT: THE STATE OF HARYANA AND OTHERS DATE OF JUDGMENT19/09/1994 BENCH: RAMASWAMY, K. BENCH: RAMASWAMY, K. VENKATACHALA [...]

GOVT.OPRDERS REGARDING C & V TEACHERS DT.23.1.12 BY SH. GURBEER SINGH

March 3, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT AS PER ITS ORDERS HAD GRANTED CERTAIN SCALES TO C & V TEACHERS BUT A GROUP OF TEACHES HAD BEEN DENIED THOSE SCALES IN VIEW OF SAME.NOTRICE OF RECOVERY HAD ALSO BEEN ORDERED BY DISTT. AUTHORITES.HERE IS FULL CASE LETTER DOWNLOAD by [...]

ਵਿਗਿਆਪਨਾਂ ਵਿਚ ਦਿੱਤੀ ਗਿਣਤੀ ਤੋਂ ਵੱਧ ਮੁਲਾਜ਼ਮਾਂ ਦੀ ਭਰਤੀ ਨਹੀਂ ਕਰ ਸਕਦੀ ਸਰਕਾਰ

February 9, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

ਨਵੀਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ, 8 ਫਰਵਰੀ (ਯੂ. ਐੱਨ. ਆਈ.)¸ ਸੁਪਰੀਮ ਕੋਰਟ ਨੇ ਕਿਹਾ ਹੈ ਕਿ ਕੇਂਦਰ ਜਾਂ ਸੂਬਾ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਵਿਗਿਆਪਨਾਂ ਵਿਚ ਦਿੱਤੇ ਗਏ ਅਹੁਦਿਆਂ ਦੀ ਗਿਣ [...]

मकान का रजिस्ट्रेशन पूरा न होने पर भी करछूट

February 6, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

आयकर कानून की धारा 54एफ के तहत किसी संपत्ति की बिक्री से मिली राशि का निवेश मकान खरीदने या बनवाने के लिए करने पर करदा [...]

ਗੈਰ-ਵਿਤ ਪੋਸ਼ਕ ਸਕੂਲਾਂ ‘ਚ ਜ਼ਰੂਰੀ ਸੇਵਾਮੁਕਤੀ ਲਾਗੂ ਨਹੀਂ

February 6, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

ਨਵੀਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ, 5 ਫਰਵਰੀ (ਭਾਸ਼ਾ)¸ ਦਿੱਲੀ ਹਾਈ ਕੋਰਟ ਨੇ ਵਿਵਸਥਾ ਦਿੱਤੀ ਹੈ ਕਿ ਕੇਂਦਰ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਦੇ ਕਿਸੇ ਕਰਮਚਾਰੀ ਨੂੰ ਸੇਵਾਮੁਕਤੀ ਦੀ ਉਮਰ ਤੋ [...]

Pay all the consequential service benefits to petitioner from the date of promotion.

February 4, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

CWP No.1898 of 2011 -1- IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB & HARYANA AT CHANDIGARH CWP No. 1898 of 2011 Date of decision: 10.08.2011 Gurdip Singh, Library Restorer …Petitioner versus State of Punjab and another ….Respondents CORAM: HON’BLE MS. JUSTICE RITU BAHRI Present:- Mr. S.B. Nag [...]

Counter-insurgency allowance to Armymen deputed to BRO restored

January 19, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY, NEWS | No Comments

Counter-insurgency allowance to Armymen deputed to BRO restored Vijay Mohan Tribune News Service Chandigarh, January 18 In an order that would benefit hundreds of Army personnel deputed to the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), the Supreme Court has upheld an order passed by the Chandigarh Bench of th [...]

Judgement of retirement age of 60 years for physically handicapped (by SH. HARI RAM BANSAL 6.1.2012)

January 16, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB & HARYANA AT CHANDIGARH CWP No. 7233 of 2010 Date of Decision: 25.5.2011. Bhupinder Singh –Petitioner Versus State of Punjab and others –Respondents CORAM:- HON’BLE MR.JUSTICE PERMOD KOHLI. Present:- Mr. Pawan Kumar, Sr. Advocate with Mr. S.A. Khan, [...]

Employees cannot refuse official accommodation to claim HRA : Mumbai HC (matter donated by Sh. Ramesh Sharma)

January 16, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

Employees cannot refuse official accommodation to claim HRA : Mumbai HC Source : Economic Times The HC has ruled that house rent allowance (HRA) is not a right. A division bench of Justice B P Dharmadhikari and Justice A P Bhangale ruled that a government employee not staying in the quarters despite [...]

FATHER IN LAW IS ALSO INCLUDED IN FAMILY FOR GRATUITY PAYMENT

January 16, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

FATHER-IN-LAW IS ALSO INCLUDED IN THE DEFINATION OF FAMILY FOR THE PAYMENT OF GRATUITY In The High Court Of Punjab And Haryana At Chandigarh CWP No. 16935 Of 2008 Date Of Decision 22.9.2009 Baldev Singh … Petitioner Versus State Of Haryana And Others … Respondents. Coram: Hon’ble M [...]

Govt employees can’t escape ‘adverse entries’ even after promotion

January 16, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

Govt employees can’t escape ‘adverse entries’ even after promotion LPA No.1305 of 2011 of Punjab & Haryana highcourt A Government employee cannot escape from the “adverse entries, punishments and acts of misconduct and misdemeanor” in his service……… Govt employees can [...]

A daily wager entitled to minimum pay

January 16, 2012 | LEGAL DIARY | No Comments

A daily wager entitled to minimum pay Saurabh Malik/TNS Chandigarh, November 17 A Full Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that a daily wager, ad hoc or contractual appointee hired against regular sanctioned posts after undergoing a fair selection process shall be entitled to “min [...]