*Special Lok Adalat in the Supreme Court of India, scheduled from July 29 to August 3, 2024

*CJM and Secretary of District Legal Services Authority, Nitin Raj provides the information

Chandigarh, May 26: The Supreme Court will hold a special Lok Adalat from July 29 to August 3, 2024, to resolve pending cases.

Sharing information in this regard Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) and Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Sh. Nitin Raj stated that parties involved in long-pending cases in the Supreme Court can contact their local District Legal Services Authority office before July 28 if they wish to present their cases before the special Lok Adalat.

As part of this initiative, pre-conciliation meetings will be held at the local District Legal Services Authority offices through online or hybrid modes. These meetings will assess the potential for reconciliation between the parties, leading to further action on such cases. Cases involving the government as a party are likely to be resolved in the special Lok Adalat.

Types of Cases to be Included in the Special Lok Adalat:

CJM, Sh. Nitin Raj said that the special Lok Adalat will include labor cases, cheque bounce cases (Section 138 of the N.I. Act), accident claim cases (motor accident claims), consumer protection cases, transfer petitions (civil and criminal), money recovery cases, criminal compoundable cases, other compensation-related cases, family law matters, service-related issues, rental disputes, educational matters, maintenance issues, mortgage cases, land disputes, and other civil cases.

For more information, contact or call the office of the District Legal Services Authority, or visit the websites of the respective State Legal Services Authorities or the High Court Legal Services Committee or contact Punjab State Legal Services Authority, S.A.S. Nagar, Haryana State Legal Services Authority, Panchkula, State Legal Services Authority, U.T., Chandigarh, and High Court Legal Services Committee Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chandigarh.


CCSHAU begins the admission process for the academic session 2024-25, application deadline June 10

Chandigarh, May 26 -Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University (CCSHAU), Hisar has started the admission process for various undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The application process will continue till June 10, 2024.

Sharing information in this regard a University Spokesperson said that admission to undergraduate courses will be based on entrance tests. For the 2+4 year B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture program, admission will be based on the Agriculture Aptitude Test after the 10th class. For the four-year programs, including B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture, BFSc (Bachelor of Fisheries Science), B.Sc. (Hons.) Community Science, and B.Sc. (Hons.) Agribusiness Management, admission will be based on an entrance test after the 12th class. Admission to B.Tech (Agricultural Engineering) and B.Tech (Agricultural Engineering LEET) will be based on merit in the Joint Entrance Test (Mains) 2024 and LEET 2024 conducted by the Haryana State Counselling Society(HSCS).

He further said that admission to postgraduate courses in various colleges of the university will also be based on a common entrance test. The spokesperson said that it is mandatory for the candidates applying for the above courses to be permanent residents of Haryana state. The online application form and prospectus are available on the university website. The application fee for general category candidates is Rs. 1500, while for SC, BC, economically weaker sections, and PWD (Divyang) candidates, it is Rs. 375. Apart from this, all information related to the number of seats available, important dates, minimum educational qualification, admission process etc. will be available in the prospectus available on the university website hau.ac.in and admissions.hau.ac.in.


Lok Sabha general elections concluded in Haryana, General observers scrutinises election papers

Chandigarh, May 26 - The General Observers appointed by the Election Commission of India for the Lok Sabha General Elections 2024 held in Haryana, today scrutinised various election papers of all the assembly constituencies of the Lok Sabha constituencies.

They called each ARO to review documents like Form 17-A, the presiding officer's diary, and other documents in detail.

General Observer R.Gajalakshmi (IAS) scrutinised the election papers of all nine assembly constituencies in the Bhiwani-Mahendragarh Lok Sabha area at the District Sainik Board meeting hall. The Returning Officer and Deputy Commissioner of the Bhiwani-Mahendragarh parliamentary area, Monika Gupta (IAS), were also present. Similarly, in Hisar, General Observer, Sh. Gopal Chand, Deputy Commissioner-cum-District Election Officer, Sh. Pradeep Dahiya, along with political candidates and their representatives, scrutinized all voting-related papers at the Panchayat Bhawan. Reports from all booths were randomly inspected and found accurate.

In the Rohtak parliamentary area, General Observer Dr. N. Prabhakar Reddy, Returning Officer Ajay Kumar, Jhajjar's Deputy Commissioner-cum-District Election Officer, Capt. Shakti Singh, and all nine Assistant Returning Officers, along with election candidates and their representatives, completed the scrutiny process at the multipurpose hall of Maharani Kishori Jat Kanya Mahavidyalaya. Returning Officer,Sh. Ajay Kumar said that the scrutiny of documents related to all booths in Rohtak parliamentary area-07, including the presiding officer's diary and Form 17-A (voter register), was completed.

For the Karnal Lok Sabha elections, the important papers and forms submitted after voting was scrutinised at the local SD Model School on Sunday. General Observer, Sh. E Ravindran and Deputy Commissioner-cum-District Election Officer, Sh. Uttam Singh were present. Lok Sabha and assembly by-election candidates from Karnal and representatives of various political parties were also present.

Ambala Deputy Commissioner-cum-District Election Officer, Dr. Shaleen said that after the voting on May 25 for the Ambala Lok Sabha elections all EVMs have been kept in the strong room. Results will be announced on 4 June after counting. On Sunday, the General Observer of the Election Commission of India reviewed the elections in Ambala and found the process to be by the Commission's standards.

In Sirsa, General Observer Dev Krishna Tiwari held a meeting with the Returning Officer and Assistant Returning Officers of all assembly constituencies at the mini-secretariat auditorium. Candidates and their representatives from political parties were also present. The General Observer gathered detailed information on complaints from polling booths, issues with EVMs, the replacement of faulty booths, the presence of polling agents, and other related topics.

In Faridabad, General Observer and political party representatives, under the supervision of Deputy Commissioner-cum-District Election Officer Sh. Vikram Singh, conducted the scrutiny of all assembly constituencies smoothly, with no complaints or objections from any political party. General Observer Sh. Akshay Kumar completed the scrutiny at the counting center set up in the auditorium of DAV School in Sector-14.