Four months after appointment professor shown door Court stays govt order

Four months after appointment professor shown door Court stays govt order

Srinagar: The Higher Education department has cancelled the appointment of an assistant professor four months after the candidate joined the post. Farida Batool, 37, a resident of Leh was appointed as Assistant Professor in Sociology June 20, 2017, and later posted at Budgam Degree College. However, she was shocked to receive the government order No. […]

Srinagar man who raped and killed 6-yr-old girl to be hanged

Srinagar man who raped and killed 6-yr-old girl to be hanged

Srinagar: A trial court in Srinagar on Saturday awarded death penalty to convict Farooq Ahmed Pinzoo for raping and murdering a six-year-old girl in 2005. “Convict is awarded capital punishment. He shall be hanged till death,” the court said, referring to various Supreme Court Judgments to term the crime as rarest of rare. Second Additional […]

Provide medical assistance to Faktoo: HC tells state

Provide medical assistance to Faktoo: HC tells state

Srinagar: The J&K High Court Saturday directed the state government and Central Jail authorities to provide proper medical assistance to Ashiq Hussain Faktoo alias Dr Qasim. Disposing of a petition, the division bench comprising of Justice MK Hanjura and Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar directed authorities to shift Faktoo to JLNM Hospital, Rainawari for orthopedic consultations and […]

Social media gag challenged in SHRC

Social media gag challenged in SHRC

Srinagar: A fresh petition was filed Thursday at the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) challenging the government order SRO-525 that forbids government employees from engaging in “criminal, dishonest, immoral or disgraceful conduct on social media which may be prejudicial to government”. The petition was filed by Ahsan Untoo, Chairman IFJ&HR. It argued that SRO-525 is […]

Soura murder case: Family of accused alleges harassment, Court directs SIT to probe

Soura murder case: Family of accused alleges harassment, Court directs SIT to probe

SRINAGAR: A trial court in Srinagar directed Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Srinagar to constitute a special investigation team to ascertain facts about the allegations leveled by two neighbouring families in Soura currently embroiled in a murder case. The court issued order after the families had moved separate applications before court, seeking action under law. […]

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