Provide LED bulbs, extinguishers to schools: HC to govt

Provide LED bulbs, extinguishers to schools: HC to govt

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court has directed Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK) to make up shortfalls in providing electricity, LED bulbs and fire extinguishers in the schools across the Kashmir Valley within four weeks. Hearing a suo-moto Public Interest Litigation, a division bench of Justices R. Sudhakar and Ali Mohammad Magrey passed the direction after […]

Court asks chief engineer to explain condition of roads

Court asks chief engineer to explain condition of roads

Srinagar: As common people go through torturous time navigating a way through pot-holed and damaged roads across the Kashmir valley, the J&K high court has directed Chief Engineer R&B Kashmir to remain present before it to “explain” the condition of the roads. “Chief Engineer R&B Kashmir be present on next date to explain the condition […]

HC closes PIL seeking adequate relief to 2014 flood victims

HC closes PIL seeking adequate relief to 2014 flood victims

SRINAGAR: The J&K high court has closed a Public Interest Litigation seeking proper relief and rehabilitation of 2014 flood victims, observing that “nothing survives for adjudication now.” “It appears from the statement made by the counsel appearing for the Insurance Companies that almost majority of claims have been settled, therefore nothing survives for adjudication in […]

Tufail Matoo’s father denied Commission of Inqury’s report: SHRC dismisses his plea citing lack or jurisdiction

Tufail Matoo’s father denied Commission of Inqury’s report: SHRC dismisses his plea citing lack or jurisdiction

SRINAGAR: The State Human Rights Commission on Monday dismissed a plea by Mohammad Ashraf Matoo, seeking directions to the government for providing him a copy of the report, submitted last year by one-man Commission of Inquiry headed by Justice (retd) ML Koul on the 2010 uprising in which about 120 street protesters, mostly youngsters, were […]

Green panel seeks report on Achan ground water, Anchar Lake from PCB

Green panel seeks report on Achan ground water, Anchar Lake from PCB

Srinagar: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed state’s Pollution Control Board (PCB) to place before it the analysis reports for the “last one year or even more” of the water samples collected from Anchar lake and groundwater samples from Achan dumping site and areas surrounding it. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter […]

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