HC seeks govt response on pollution board recommendations

HC seeks govt response on pollution board recommendations

Srinagar: The High court has sought government response on the measures suggested by the State Pollution Control Board to tackle air pollution in Srinagar city. After informing the court that the pollution levels were rising mostly due to vehicular effluents, the SPCB suggested a number of measures to deal with the problem. The division bench […]

HC orders reinstating of Patwari declared ‘deadwood’ in 2015

HC orders reinstating of Patwari declared ‘deadwood’ in 2015

Srinagar: The J&K high court has quashed a government order ‘compulsory retiring’ a revenue employee after declaring him ‘deadwood’ in 2015. Abdul Majeed Wani, then a patwari in Kangan, was one among 63 officials sacked by an order (No.901 – GAD of 2015) on 30 June 2015 by PDP-BJP government. Wani challenged it in the […]

HC seeks status of inquiry into Handwara PHE scam

HC seeks status of inquiry into Handwara PHE scam

SRINAGAR: The J&K high court has granted the government a week’s time to file status report about the departmental enquiry against delinquent officers and officials allegedly involved in multi-crore scam in Public Health Engineering (PHE) Department Handwara. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a division bench of Justices Mohammad Yaqoob Mir and D S Thakur granted […]

After upholding Art 370, Delhi HC seeks JK, GoI stand on plea against Presidential Order 1954

After upholding Art 370, Delhi HC seeks JK, GoI stand on plea against Presidential Order 1954

SRINAGAR: Ten days after dismissing a petition challenging continuity of Article 370 of Indian constitution, Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought ‘written arguments’ from state as well as the government of India on a plea challenging 1954 Presidential Order that prevents applicability of any amendment in Constitution of India to Jammu and Kashmir. A division […]

HC issues notice to BCCI on plea for making JKCA ‘functional’

HC issues notice to BCCI on plea for making JKCA ‘functional’

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court has issued a notice, seeking reply from Board of Control for Cricket in India (BBCI) and others to make Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association ‘functional’ and elect its management under the guidelines provided by the Supreme Court. Hearing a petition filed by two cricketers — Sajjad Ahmad Sofi and Sarfaraz […]

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