SC dismisses BOPEE plea for disallowing medico higher studies

SC dismisses BOPEE plea for disallowing medico higher studies

SRINAGAR: The Supreme Court of India has dismissed an appeal filed by J&K Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) against J&K High Court’s verdict, directing it to permit a candidate to join MS General Surgery Course in GMC Jammu. “Exception from filling certified copy of the impugned judgment (by division bench of the high court) […]

HC orders probe into marriage agreement after woman denies knowledge

HC orders probe into marriage agreement after woman denies knowledge

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed police to probe a marriage agreement that a woman claims never happened. A single bench of Justice Ali Muhammad Magrey directed SSP Baramulla to entrust the investigation of the case to a “responsible officer” of the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police or an Inspector. The […]

HC asks govt to complete Mominabad Court Complex by June 30

HC asks govt to complete Mominabad Court Complex by June 30

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed government to complete district court complex at Mominabad Tengpora by the end of June. “Insofar as District court complex Mominabad Srinagar is concerned, there is dire need of its completion at the earliest. The respondents (government functionaries) shall ensure that the court complex is completed in […]

What steps have you taken to avert 2014-like floods, HC asks govt

What steps have you taken to avert 2014-like floods, HC asks govt

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Saturday asked the government’s Irrigation and Flood Control Department what would be its response if 2014-like floods occur this year? Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a division bench headed by Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed sought a report on enhancing the water capacity of flood spill channels […]

HC forms high-level committee to reduce traffic congestion

HC forms high-level committee to reduce traffic congestion

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Friday formed a committee comprising the Divisional Commissioner, the Transport Commissioner, the Vice-Chairman Srinagar Development Authority, and the Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation to work on reducing traffic congestion in Srinagar city. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed and Justice […]

HC for installation of ‘most modern’ landing system at Srinagar airport

HC for installation of ‘most modern’ landing system at Srinagar airport

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed Airport Authority of India and Indian Air Force to explain whether it requires additional land for installation of “most modern” instrument of landing system (ILS) at Srinagar ‘International’ Airport, a military-cum-civil airfield. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durez Ahmad […]

Consider shifting Alam, Asiya to a jail in Kashmir: HC to govt

Consider shifting Alam, Asiya to a jail in Kashmir: HC to govt

Srinagar: The High Court on Wednesday directed the government to consider shifting Muslim League chairman Masarat Alam Bhat and Dukhtaran-e-Millat chief Asiya Andrabi and her aide from Jammu to a jail in Kashmir. Hearing a petition by senior Hurriyat Conference (G) leader Masarat Alam, a single bench of Justice Tashi Rabstan directed the authorities to […]

No beating about bush HC tells LAWDA on saving Dal

No beating about bush HC tells LAWDA on saving Dal

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday came down heavily on Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA), asking it to analyse problem areas rather than beat about the bush. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durez Ahmad also directed LAWDA to ensure Dal Lake and its peripheries […]

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