The Punjab Government has enacted and established the Punjab State Commission for NRIs, which is located in Block-A, Room No.6, Punjab Civil Secretariat-2, Sector-9, Chandigarh. This Commission is headed presently by Mr. Justice Arvind Kumar (Retd) as its Chairperson. Further, the Apex Court in its landmark judgment has set at rest the controversy regarding the jurisdiction and relief in NRI marriages for criminal wrongs. . . .
The Supreme Court of India in their landmark judgment, titled as Union of India versus Ram Avtar in Civil Appeal No.418 of 2012 and connected civil appeals had directed the High Court’s as well as the Tribunals to grant appropriate relief to the pensioners before them, who seek rounding off disability element of the disability pension or war injury element of the warm injury pension vide their judgment dated 10-12-2014. . . .
The gang rape of a 24 years old MBA student in Noida recently, in broad day light, has shocked everybody. Once again it has opened the debate, whether if capital punishment is the solution to the problem. Woman’s rights groups have strenuously lobbied for capital punishment for rapists as they believe that death will be an effective deterrent for prospective rapists. A careful study is required before any such amendment in the law. . . .
The recent events in Haryana have pained me immensely and have stirred my conscious greatly, so as to put down pen to paper and remind the citizens of this great nation about the principles on which our founding fathers had laid its foundation. Mahatma Gandhi had called off the Non-cooperation movement after the incident of arson reported at Chauri-Chaura in present day Gujarat in which 22 policeman had been burnt alive inside a police station by a mob of protestors.. . . .