High Court seeks report on deportation of 5 Pakistanis

High Court seeks report on deportation of 5 Pakistanis

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the government to file compliance report with regard to the deportation of five Pakistani nationals back to their country. Hearing a petition filed by Mohammad Imran Bhat through advocate Mir Shafqat Hussain, the court directed the government to take steps at the earliest for their deportation […]

HC orders equipping of food testing labs

HC orders equipping of food testing labs

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday directed government to fully equip food testing laboratories and provide manpower to mobile testing vans in the state. Hearing a suo-moto Public Interest Litigation, a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey also directed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Food […]

HC seeks inventory of artifacts, security measures at SPS museum

HC seeks inventory of artifacts, security measures at SPS museum

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed authorities to submit copy of inventory along with photographs of artifacts housed in new building of Sri Pratap Singh (SPS) Museum here. In case the inventory has not been prepared so far, a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey […]

New Rajbagh bridge: Govt raises height issue, HC orders ERA’s help

New Rajbagh bridge: Govt raises height issue, HC orders ERA’s help

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court on Thursday asked government to involve Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) after ruling PDP-BJP alliance raised issue of height to insist its position on new Rajbagh (skewed) bridge on river Jhelum opposite Presentation Convent School at Rajbagh here. As the hearing in a suo-moto Public Interest Litigation started before a division […]

High Court cracks whip on traffic mess, ‘dismal’ state of pollution

High Court cracks whip on traffic mess, ‘dismal’ state of pollution

Srinagar: The J&K High court on Wednesday ordered the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) to ensure that street vendors do not occupy roads and footpaths. In another directive, the court said that the registration be suspended of public transport vehicles that have insufficient space for passengers. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a division bench of Chief […]

On RTO’s attire in court: ‘This is not a cricket field’

On RTO’s attire in court: ‘This is not a cricket field’

Srinagar: The High Court on Wednesday reprimanded the Regional Transport Officer Kashmir over the attire he had worn to court. “Why you are not in proper dress before court of law? You are not in a cricket field. You remain in office like this?” a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed and Justice […]