SHRC order flouted, no compensation paid to Farooq Dar

SHRC order flouted, no compensation paid to Farooq Dar

Human shield case Srinagar: Two months and twelve days have passed since the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) directed the state government to pay Rs 10 lakh as compensation to Farooq Ahmad Dar, the civilian who was tied to the front of an army jeep as a human shield. The SHRC had on July 10 […]

HC issues notices to senior cops for ‘shielding’ policeman

HC issues notices to senior cops for ‘shielding’ policeman

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Friday issued a notice to the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) and the Station House Officer (SHO) of Ganderbal to show cause as to why they should not be punished for contempt of court for violating court orders in a case of matrimonial dispute involving a policeman. A single […]

HC quashes pharmacists’ list for Kulgam

HC quashes pharmacists’ list for Kulgam

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court has quashed Service Selection Recruitment Board’s selection list for the posts of seven junior pharmacists in health department Kulgam cadre and directed the board to reframe the merit list within a period of four weeks. A single bench of Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir while disposing the petition directed the JKSSB […]

HC seeks fresh list of public parks, gardens

HC seeks fresh list of public parks, gardens

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday directed Director Floriculture to file fresh list of public parks and gardens. The court also directed that in case a response was not filed, the Director Floriculture should present himself before court. The report regarding parks/gardens, presented in court on Thursday, was rejected by the division […]

Court cracks whip on school education, wants report within a week

Court cracks whip on school education, wants report within a week

Srinagar: Asking the state government to utilise funds meant for schools, the J&K High Court on Wednesday demanded a report on this within a week. Amicus Curie Syed Musaib had informed the court that there was no proper implementation of education schemes and students in government schools were not getting their due. He said that […]

No complaint of overcharging against any doctor: Govt

No complaint of overcharging against any doctor: Govt

Srinagar: Not a single complaint has been received against any doctor for overcharging patients, the state government informed the court Wednesday. Additional Advocate General Muhammad Iqbal Dar informed the court that no such compliant had been received by the Health department against any doctor. On the previous hearing in a Public Interest Litigation linked to […]

High Court asks BOCA to submit report before Sonamarg master plan revision

High Court asks BOCA to submit report before Sonamarg master plan revision

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court on Tuesday directed the Building Operation Control Authority (BOCA) to submit report on Environment Assessment Plan forwarded by state government to them within two weeks. The court also directed that after report was filed by BOCA, it should be placed before concerned authorities for revision of Master Plan Sonamarg. Meanwhile, […]

Stop filing jails beyond capacity: HC asks Govt

Stop filing jails beyond capacity: HC asks Govt

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday directed J&K Government to stop filling jails with under trial persons beyond the capacity of the jails. The order came after the court went through the report filed by state legal services authority. The court observed that there is a need of better management of jails […]

Court issues warrant against LPG distributor

Court issues warrant against LPG distributor

SRINAGAR: A consumer court in Srinagar on Monday penalised a LPG gas distributor for not providing regular gas service to a consumers and issued a non-bailable warrant against its proprietor for violating earlier court orders. The consumer forum also passed direction to SSP Srinagar to ensure the arrest of the proprietor of the agency, Jay […]

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