99 Ganderbal custodial killing: ‘Charge sheet filed against Muma Ikhwani, awaiting prosecution sanction against 2 army officers’

99 Ganderbal custodial killing: ‘Charge sheet filed against Muma Ikhwani, awaiting prosecution sanction against 2 army officers’

Srinagar: The Crime Branch of Police has filed a charge sheet against a former counter-insurgent Muma Ikhwani, even as it awaits sanction for prosecution against two army officers for their alleged involvement in the “custodial killing” of a man in Ganderabl district of central Kashmir in 1999. Disclosing it in a compliance report filed before […]

Govt forms panel, lays out plan for traffic decongestion in state

Srinagar: The government has formed a nine-member high-powered committee headed by the two divisional commissioners of the state to regulate traffic. The committee will be coordinated with various government departments concerned. As part of its task, the committee will look into problems related to encroachments, traffic signals and violation of traffic laws. The panel has […]

HC stays denial of transfer policy benefits to RETs

HC stays denial of transfer policy benefits to RETs

SRINAGAR: The High Court on Thursday stayed Education Department’s direction denying Rehbar-e-Taleem Teachers benefits of the recently-announced transfer policy for teachers in the state. Hearing a petition filed by members of ReT and regularised ReTs union, a bench of Justice Tashi Rabstan also issued notice to commissioner secretary to Education Department and director School Education, […]