HC orders probe into marriage agreement after woman denies knowledge

HC orders probe into marriage agreement after woman denies knowledge

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed police to probe a marriage agreement that a woman claims never happened. A single bench of Justice Ali Muhammad Magrey directed SSP Baramulla to entrust the investigation of the case to a “responsible officer” of the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police or an Inspector. The […]

HC asks govt to complete Mominabad Court Complex by June 30

HC asks govt to complete Mominabad Court Complex by June 30

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed government to complete district court complex at Mominabad Tengpora by the end of June. “Insofar as District court complex Mominabad Srinagar is concerned, there is dire need of its completion at the earliest. The respondents (government functionaries) shall ensure that the court complex is completed in […]

Army too should save ecology of Gulmarg: HC

Army too should save ecology of Gulmarg: HC

SRINAGAR: Observing that no institution or person was above law, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court has asked army to save the ecology of the Gulmarg, the world famous ski-resort in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Hearing an application for renovation of shelters by army, a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed observed that […]

What steps have you taken to avert 2014-like floods, HC asks govt

What steps have you taken to avert 2014-like floods, HC asks govt

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Saturday asked the government’s Irrigation and Flood Control Department what would be its response if 2014-like floods occur this year? Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a division bench headed by Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed sought a report on enhancing the water capacity of flood spill channels […]

HC forms high-level committee to reduce traffic congestion

HC forms high-level committee to reduce traffic congestion

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Friday formed a committee comprising the Divisional Commissioner, the Transport Commissioner, the Vice-Chairman Srinagar Development Authority, and the Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation to work on reducing traffic congestion in Srinagar city. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed and Justice […]

HC seeks total strengthen of TSOs in CAPD

HC seeks total strengthen of TSOs in CAPD

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed government to provide details about total sanctioned strength of Tehsil Supply Officers (TSOs) in CAPD in Kashmir division including Ladakh. Hearing a plea, a single bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey also directed government to furnish information about posts filled up along with the details of […]

HC for installation of ‘most modern’ landing system at Srinagar airport

HC for installation of ‘most modern’ landing system at Srinagar airport

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed Airport Authority of India and Indian Air Force to explain whether it requires additional land for installation of “most modern” instrument of landing system (ILS) at Srinagar ‘International’ Airport, a military-cum-civil airfield. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durez Ahmad […]

HC quashes six detention orders

HC quashes six detention orders

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High court has quashed detentions orders under Public Safety Act of six detainees and ordered their release. The detainees include Muhammad Shafi Wagay son of Ghulam Qadir of Mattan Anantnag, Sajad Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Nabi of Sheeri Baramulla, Sheikh Maqbool Ganie son of Muhammad Maqbool of Tawheed Gunj […]

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