HC seeks report on amendment in juvenile justice SRO

HC seeks report on amendment in juvenile justice SRO

Srinagar: The J&K High Court has sought report from the state government on its earlier directive of amendment in SRO 117 of 2018, regarding juvenile justice boards. Hearing a PIL on juvenile justice, the division bench of Acting Chief Justice Alok Aradhe and Justice M K Hanjura observed that for functioning of juveniles boards, it […]

HC grants 4 weeks for response to Sharia Banking petition

HC grants 4 weeks for response to Sharia Banking petition

Srinagar: The High Court on Tuesday granted four weeks to the Reserve Bank of India, the Jammu & Kashmir Bank, the Union Ministry of Finance, the Chief Secretary to J&K Government, and the Principal Secretary Finance of the J&K Government, to file their response with respect to opening of a “Sharia Banking” window in commercial […]

Provide medical help to Lolab man beaten, tortured by army: SHRC

Provide medical help to Lolab man beaten, tortured by army: SHRC

Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Friday directed the Deputy Commissioner Kupwara to provide medical help to Nasrullah Khan of Lolab who was badly beaten/ tortured by army personnel on August 31, 2017, at an army camp. He suffered damage in both his kidneys due to the severe beating/ torture. Since the assault, […]

HC upholds drug peddler preventive detention order

HC upholds drug peddler preventive detention order

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Friday dismissed the petition of an alleged drug peddler and upheld a preventive detention order passed by Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, dated 21 November 2017, against him on the grounds that the accused has been involved in illicit trafficking of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances. “The present case […]

HC suspends sentence of 2 BOPEE convicted female candidates

HC suspends sentence of 2 BOPEE convicted female candidates

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday suspended the jail sentence of two female candidates convicted for the BOPEE 2012 entrance scam, till the next date of hearing. The court suspended the sentence on the condition that the accused students will be released from custody after furnishing bail bond and surety bond before […]

Poor response to tenders for waste management, govt tells HC

Poor response to tenders for waste management, govt tells HC

SRINAGAR: Advocate-General Jahangir Iqbal Ganaie told the High Court on Wednesday that the government’s tenders to manage waste segregation have fetched poor response, delaying the start of the project. The AG was informing the court, in response to questions asked over a PIL, about the government’s project for segregation and treatment of solid waste. The […]

High Court upholds Vaid’s appointment as DGP

High Court upholds Vaid’s appointment as DGP

SRINAGAR: Dismissing the petition of a rival claimant, the High Court on Wednesday upheld the appointment of Shesh Paul Vaid as Director General of Police (DGP), J&K. Former J&K Director General of Prisons SK Mishra had filed a petition in the High Court through his counsels Ajaz Ahmad and Shuja-ul-Haq challenging the appointment of SP […]

What happened to Anantnag by-poll, HC asks Home ministry

What happened to Anantnag by-poll, HC asks Home ministry

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday granted three weeks to the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to explain why the parliamentary by-election for Anantnag has not been held. The Election Commission of India (ECI) notified the by-election in March 2017, but violence during the by-election for Srinagar made the ECI defer […]

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