HC pulls up SHRC again, stays proceedings against MD JKPPMC

HC pulls up SHRC again, stays proceedings against MD JKPPMC

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High court has stayed proceedings of SHRC against Managing Director J&K Horticulture Produce and Processing Corporation with regard to retirement benefits of the corporation employees. A division bench headed by Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed and Justice Ali Muhammad Magrey stayed the proceedings after hearing MD JKHPMC. “The Commission has […]

HC directs govt to appoint food safety commissioner

HC directs govt to appoint food safety commissioner

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir high court on Monday directed the state government to fill up the post of commissioner food safety on priority and give accreditation to food safety laboratories in the capital cities of Jammu and Srinagar. Though the charge of commissioner food safety is held by Pawan Kotwal (commissioner secretary Health and […]

Court stops SHRC from setting aside ‘guest control’ order

Court stops SHRC from setting aside ‘guest control’ order

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Saturday stopped the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) from taking “any further step” on a government order banning lavish weddings and restricting the number of guests to them. The court observed that the order passed by the government is for the public good and directed the SHRC […]

Court rejects bail plea of 3 juveniles accused in DySP lynching

Court rejects bail plea of 3 juveniles accused in DySP lynching

SRINAGAR: A court in Srinagar on Thursday rejected the bail plea of three juveniles accused by police of lynching Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammad Ayub Pandith outside the Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta in June this year. Chief Judicial Magistrate Srinagar, Aijaz Ahmad Khan, rejected the plea after hearing the public prosecutor and the defence counsel. […]

Treat the petition as representation: HC tells PSC

Treat the petition as representation: HC tells PSC

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Friday disposed a writ petition challenging the KAS-2016 selection list and directed the J&K government to treat the petition as representation and process it in accordance with law within a period of four weeks. Advocate Azhar-ul-Amin representing Public Service Commission stated in the court that KAS examination […]

HC orders reinstatement of doctor described deadwood

HC orders reinstatement of doctor described deadwood

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High court on Friday upheld a single bench judgment reinstating a doctor who was forced premature retirement in 2015 after begin described as “deadwood”. Dr Riyaz Ahmed Dar, who acted as medical officer, Medical supplies Jammu and Kashmir was prematurely retired from services after state declared him a corrupt officer. […]

HC asks for report on fixing of fee structure in private schools

HC asks for report on fixing of fee structure in private schools

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Wednesday ordered the state government to either reconstitute or extend the term of the committee that was tasked with fixing the fee structure in private schools, within two weeks. The court asked for a compliance report on the next date of hearing. Senior advocate Sunil Sethi, representing Tyndale-Biscoe & […]

Army resists furnishing details of ‘illegal’ constructions in Gulmarg

Army resists furnishing details of ‘illegal’ constructions in Gulmarg

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High court on Friday directed representative Building Operation Controlling Authority (BOCA) to visit the Army camp in Gulmarg to see as to what constructions have been carried out by the army. The state government informed the High Court that despite court orders, BOCA has not visited army camp in Gulmarg […]

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