SC allows selection process in KAS Mains 2016, but no appointments

SC allows selection process in KAS Mains 2016, but no appointments

Srinagar: The Supreme Court of India on Monday directed the J&K Government to complete the selection process of KAS-Mains 2016, with further direction to the state to make no appointment. The apex court while passing the direction made it clear that the J&K High Court would be free to decide its suo-motu public interest litigation […]

Jamiat seeks compensation for Moominabad court complex land, HC tells Div Com to expedite

Jamiat seeks compensation for Moominabad court complex land, HC tells Div Com to expedite

Srinagar: The J&K High Court has directed Divisional Commissioner Kashmir to process the compensation claim made by Jamiat Ahle-Hadees (JAH) Kashmir in lieu of the Moominabad land taken by the government for construction of district court complex. Disposing of a writ petition by JAH, the court directed that the Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir considers the compensation […]

HC puts appointment orders of SIs on hold

HC puts appointment orders of SIs on hold

Srinagar: The J&K High Court has directed state government to withhold appointment orders for 482 posts of sub inspectors advertised in 2016, as a petition from aggrieved candidates alleged discrepancies in the selection process. The petition through counsel M Y Bhat alleged mass copying in the examination, changing of examination centres for favourable candidates, and […]

Ramban rape: Victim family approaches HC, hearing on Thursday

Ramban rape: Victim family approaches HC, hearing on Thursday

Srinagar: A year after the Kathua horror, another minor girl from the nomadic Bakarwal community has been allegedly raped while collecting water from a tubewell just 100 meters away from her home in J&K’s Ramban district. A petition has been moved by the girl’s family at the J&K High Court in Srinagar through counsel Bilal […]

20 PSA detention orders quashed

20 PSA detention orders quashed

Srinagar: The J&K High Court has quashed 20 Public Safety Act (PSA) detentions in recent days, citing in most cases the lack of any fresh grounds for detention in the police dossiers. In a single day, Justice Sanjeev Kumar and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey quashed eight PSA detentions, said Advocate Shafkat Nazir who appeared in […]

HC rejects state plea to transfer DSP lynching case to Jammu

HC rejects state plea to transfer DSP lynching case to Jammu

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court has rejected state’s plea to transfer the DSP Ayub Pandith lynching case from Srinagar court to Jammu. Turning down the plea, Justice Rashid Ali Dar said there wasn’t sufficient material on record to compel the court to transfer the case. The petition was moved by SSP Srinagar seeking transfer of […]

Petition challenging amended JKCA Constitution dismissed

Petition challenging amended JKCA Constitution dismissed

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Monday dismissed the petition of some cricketing clubs of Kashmir which challenged the amendments made to the Constitution of JK Cricket Association (JKCA) on the grounds that the amendments were not according to recommendations made by the Justice Lodha committee. The petitioners had claimed that the draft of the […]

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