Court asks FRRO to submit documents on Rohingya girl trafficked into Kashmir

Court asks FRRO to submit documents on Rohingya girl trafficked into Kashmir

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir high Court on Thursday directed Secretary Legal services to supply requisite documents to Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) under Union Home Ministry to issue appropriate orders on stay visa of minor girl from Rohingya community of Myanmar who had been allegedly sold for Rs 80,000 to a man in Kashmir. […]

HC asks DGP for report on burning of schools next week

HC asks DGP for report on burning of schools next week

Srinagar: The J&K High court on Wednesday pulled up the state police for its “highly unsatisfactory” investigation into the burning of schools in 2016 and directed the Director General of Police to file a fresh report after a week. The court observed that only 2 percent of the investigation is complete, which speaks volumes of […]

HC directs relocation of brick kilns in Budgam to clear airport runway

HC directs relocation of brick kilns in Budgam to clear airport runway

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday directed that brick kilns coming in the line of airport runway may operate till November 1 and close down thereafter due to its impact on the air quality that leads to cancellation of flights. The state counsel informed the court that already notices have been issued […]

Batamaloo stand has to go in larger public interest: HC

Batamaloo stand has to go in larger public interest: HC

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday said that the Batamaloo bus stand has to go in the larger public interest and for better traffic management. Advocate General Jahangir Iqbal had informed the court that Batamaloo bus stand had been sealed and the new Parimpora bus stand had been made operational. The counsel […]

SIC gets a court beating

SIC gets a court beating

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court on Tuesday stayed the order passed by State Information Commission for the non-appearance of the PIO (public information officer). The petitioner Ajay Kumar approached the court when the order dated 16-08-2017 was passed against him by the Chief Information Commissioner, JKSIC, Srinagar in the 2nd Appeal bearing No. SIC/CO/SA/468/2017 titled […]

HC asks for environment report of Sonamarg

HC asks for environment report of Sonamarg

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court on Monday directed the state government to submit a report on environmental assessment and environmental management plan for ‘golden meadow’ Sonamarg on the next date of hearing. The court also directed the Earth Science Department, University of Kashmir, to file a status report on the Thajavas Glacier on the next […]

Construction banned forthwith in Sonmarg, rules court

Construction banned forthwith in Sonmarg, rules court

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Friday directed the state government to stop constructions forthwith in the environs of ecologically fragile Sonamarg after the court observed that construction activity still continues there. The court observed that it is informed that a school is being constructed by the army at high altitude without their […]

HC issues timeline on completion of district courts’ infrastructure

HC issues timeline on completion of district courts’ infrastructure

BUDGAM: The state government on Friday provided details of the ongoing construction work in the district court complexes of Pulwama, Bandipora, Udhampur, Doda and Samba. The details were furnished before the high court. The court was informed that the district court at Pulwama is ‘virtually complete’ and by the end of March, 2018 it will […]