HC seeks investigation status on man electrocuted by concertina wire

HC seeks investigation status on man electrocuted by concertina wire

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Friday directed police to file investigation status within two weeks about the case of a government employee who died who died due to electrocution from concertina wire securing a CRPF camp in 2009. Fayaz Ahmed, a class IV employee of Irrigation and Flood Control (I&FC) department was cleaning the […]

SC overturns J-K HC orders on security cover to retd judges

SC overturns J-K HC orders on security cover to retd judges

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned multiple orders of Jammu and Kashmir High Court with regard to security cover for retired judges, including life-time round-the-clock security for district judges and the advocate general. The apex court asked the Security Review Coordination Committee (SRCC) to assess the security scenario afresh in four weeks and […]

Court seeks entire records on KAS Prelims 2016

Court seeks entire records on KAS Prelims 2016

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday asked for entire official records of KAS Preliminary Examination 2016. The court of justice M K Hanjura directed the state counsel representing Public Service Commission (PSC) to submit the records so that a better view of the case can be sought. Advocate Azhar-ul-Amin representing PSC argued […]

HC seeks govt to response on blasting and construction in Hirpora sanctuary

HC seeks govt to response on blasting and construction in Hirpora sanctuary

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday directed the state government and union of India to file response within four weeks with regard to Hirpora wildlife sanctuary. The division bench comprising Justice Ramalingum Sudhakar and Justice MK Hanjura made the orders after it was informed that the sanctuary has suffered huge loss due […]

HC transfers Altaf ‘laptop’ killing case to Srinagar

HC transfers Altaf ‘laptop’ killing case to Srinagar

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Tuesday allowed transfer of murder case of top insurgency cop Altaf Ahmed alias ‘Altaf laptop’ to Srinagar from Bandipora. Advocate Mian Qayoom pleaded before court that the four accused were presently lodged at Central Jail Srinagar and for the trial of the case, it was not possible for the […]

HC issues notice to govt over principal GMC appointment

HC issues notice to govt over principal GMC appointment

Srinagar: The High Court on Tuesday issued notice to state government and Principal GMC Saima Rashid challenging her appointment as principal GMC. The notice was filed after a fresh petition was filed before court on Tuesday challenging her appointment as Principal GMC, Srinagar. The petition was filed by Dr Javed Choudhary through his counsel SH […]

HC strikes down 28 PSA detentions in 16 days

HC strikes down 28 PSA detentions in 16 days

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has quashed 28 Public Safety Act (PSA) detentions in 16 days over the months of October and November. The detentions have mostly been quashed on the grounds that no fresh activity has been attributed to the detainees. Also, weak dossiers and long gaps in the execution of the […]

HC asks SIT to file report on investigation into braid-chopping incidents

HC asks SIT to file report on investigation into braid-chopping incidents

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court directed the special investigation team (SIT) of police to submit its status report on the investigations on incidents of braid-chopping in the Valley. The report has been sought to be tabled within a period of two weeks. The division bench comprising Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir and Justice Ali […]

Vehicle registration by private dealers challenged in court

Vehicle registration by private dealers challenged in court

SRINAGAR: A fresh Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed in Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday challenging the government order where in the registration of non-commercial vehicles was allowed from authorised private automobile dealers. The division bench comprising Mohammad Yaqoob Mir and Ali Mohammad Magrey directed the state counsel to file response regarding the […]

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