SHRC tells government to explore utilizing retired doctors during strikes

SHRC tells government to explore utilizing retired doctors during strikes

Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Monday directed the government to prepare a list of retired doctors who were willing to work on voluntary basis in case of doctors’ strike or any other eventuality. The commission directed Chief Secretary to file an action taken report within three months. The direction came as the […]

SHRC seeks report on Trehgam killing

SHRC seeks report on Trehgam killing

Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has sought reports from Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara and Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Kupwara on the killing of Trehgam youth (July 11). The SHRC Chairperson Justice Bilal Nazki issued notices to the SSP and DC Kupwara asking them to submit the detailed compliance report by or before August […]

HC dismisses petition challenging engagement of school chowkidars

HC dismisses petition challenging engagement of school chowkidars

Srinagar: The J&K High Court dismissed a petition challenging the government decision to engage 20000 fresh chowkidars (Watch and Ward) for government schools. The petitioners (Mudasir Ahmad Beigh and others) had challenged the government order (no. 690-Edu of 2018 dated 18.5.2018 and endorsement no. Edu/Plan-SE/898/2018-19 dated 18.5.2018) on the basis that the petitioners were working […]

SHRC seeks report on Hawoora killings

SHRC seeks report on Hawoora killings

SRINAGAR: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) Wednesday asked the state government and police to file a report on how three civilian were killed in Hawoora village of Kulgam on July 9. The commission member Dilshada Shaheen passed directions to Chief Secretary of the state, Commissioner Secretary, Home department and Director General of Police to […]

HC pulls up judges again for not filing jail visit reports

HC pulls up judges again for not filing jail visit reports

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Tuesday came down heavily on district judges for not submitting jail visit reports despite repeated directions. It also directed Registrar General to comply with the directions passed by the court on May 25 and report to court within a week. “It is on May 25, 2018 Registrar General was […]

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