HC orders deportation of Pakistani in 6 weeks

HC orders deportation of Pakistani in 6 weeks

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court has directed Indian External Affairs Ministry as well as state authorities to ensure deportation of a Pakistani national within six weeks. A single bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey passed the directions while hearing a plea filed by Qari Mohammad Ismail son of Wali Mohammad Khosa of Kaboo Said Khan, […]

Rechecking of OMR sheet not permissible as per BOPEE instructions: SC

Rechecking of OMR sheet not permissible as per BOPEE instructions: SC

By AQIB AHMAD SRINAGAR: The Supreme Court of India has set-aside J&K high court judgment in which it had ordered JK Board of Professional Entrance Examination to re-evaluate OMR answer sheet of a candidate and redraw the MD merit list selection in accordance with merit. “In view of the instruction under the heading ‘General Information […]

Govt harps on Rubiya Syed kidnapping to keep Kalwal in jail, HC quashes detention

Govt harps on Rubiya Syed kidnapping to keep Kalwal in jail, HC quashes detention

SRINAGAR: The High Court has ordered immediate release of JKLF leader Noor Mohammad Kalwal after quashing his detention order under Public Safety Act. The Government had brought up Kalwal’s past including 1989 episode involving his release in exchange of the release of Dr Rubiya Sayeed, younger sister of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. Rubiya is married […]

Do J&K High Court judges take oath to uphold Constitution of India?

Do J&K High Court judges take oath to uphold Constitution of India?

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday heard the matter of whether high court judges in Jammu and Kashmir take oath owing allegiance to the Constitution of India. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal said they would like to get a response from the centre and the J&K […]

HC orders fresh survey of BPL girls for SMAS benefits

HC orders fresh survey of BPL girls for SMAS benefits

SRINAGAR: The J&K high court has directed the state government to conduct another survey to identify girls who are living Below Poverty Line (BPL) in state. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a division bench of Justices Muzaffar Hussain Attar and Ali Mohammad Magrey however asked the government that the exercise shall not be taken as […]

HC notice to defence ministry, govt on plea by families of Kupwara missing trio

HC notice to defence ministry, govt on plea by families of Kupwara missing trio

Srinagar: The J&K High court has issued a notice calling Indian defence ministry, army and the state government to file objections by February 21 to a petition, seeking direction to disclose the “authority” under which the three civilians have been kept in “custody” by the Territorial Army at Kupwara” since November 2015. The whereabouts of […]

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