BOPEE scam: Court rejects Enforcement Directorate’s plea for committal of Mushtaq Peer case

BOPEE scam: Court rejects Enforcement Directorate’s plea for committal of Mushtaq Peer case

SRINAGAR: A court here has dismissed a petition by Enforcement Directorate seeking committal of case regarding Common Entrance Test (CET) 2012 scam allegedly engineered by former chairman of the Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) Mushtaq Ahmad Peer. The petition was filed by assistant director of Enforcement, Indian Finance ministry, before Special Judge Anti-Corruption Kashmir […]

Officials sit over files, defeat court’s efforts to reduce pendency: HC

Officials sit over files, defeat court’s efforts to reduce pendency: HC

SRINAGAR: The high court has frowned upon the officials for sitting on files, observing that the trend has defeated the judiciary’s endeavour to reduce pendency of the cases. “The approach of the (officials) works not only as an impediment in the way but it defeats the cause for which number of measures are taken at […]

Appoint ‘eligible’ GMC principal in 8 weeks: HC to Govt

Appoint ‘eligible’ GMC principal in 8 weeks: HC to Govt

Srinagar: The high court has directed the state government to appoint an eligible person as Principal of Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar on regular basis within a period of eight weeks. A division bench of Justice Muzaffar Hussain Attar and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey observed that the post of Principal GMC was of considerable public […]

Resignation tendered under threat, duress is invalid: High court

Resignation tendered under threat, duress is invalid: High court

SRINAGAR: Resignation tendered under threat or duress is invalid, the J&K high court has ruled. “A document can be said to be a resignation only when it is shown that the person has tendered it out of her/his own free will and without there being any threat or duress. Tendering of resignation must have freedom […]

HC allows temporary posting of chief engineers up to 6 months

HC allows temporary posting of chief engineers up to 6 months

SRINAGAR: Modifying its 19-month-old order, the J&K High Court has allowed the government to post ‘eligible’ candidates to man position of chief engineers on temporary basis in the state. Even as the direction comes as a relief to the government, the court made it clear that such arrangements shall not in any case be continued […]

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