Soura murder case: Family of accused alleges harassment, Court directs SIT to probe

Soura murder case: Family of accused alleges harassment, Court directs SIT to probe

SRINAGAR: A trial court in Srinagar directed Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Srinagar to constitute a special investigation team to ascertain facts about the allegations leveled by two neighbouring families in Soura currently embroiled in a murder case. The court issued order after the families had moved separate applications before court, seeking action under law. […]

Objection to DGP’s appointment: Court grants more time to govt

Objection to DGP’s appointment: Court grants more time to govt

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday granted five weeks time to the state government to file response regarding the appointment of director general of police Shesh Paul Vaid. The division bench comprising Justices Ali Mohammad Magrey and MK Hanjura issued orders after advocate Rahul Sharma, counsel representing SP Vaid sought more time […]

Submit list of Gulmarg land encroachers: HC

Submit list of Gulmarg land encroachers: HC

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday directed state authorities to furnish list of lease holders and hoteliers by Thursday who have encroached the land at Gulmarg tourist resort. The court also directed the authorities to submit the legally allotted land details of these hoteliers and lease holders. The division bench comprising Justice […]

French journalist set free, police asked to release passport, camera

French journalist set free, police asked to release passport, camera

Srinagar: A trial court in Srinagar on Tuesday acquitted the French Journalist Comiti Paul Edward from charges of Visa Violation and directed the authorities to return the seized passport and other accessories including a camera to the journalist. Special mobile magistrate-13 Finance, Javaid Iqbal while in his judgement said that no sufficient ground has been […]

‘Experts hired for procurement of machinery for cleaning Dal Lake’

‘Experts hired for procurement of machinery for cleaning Dal Lake’

Srinagar: The services of globally recognized experts have been taken for procuring machinery for cleaning Dal Lake, the High Court was informed by VC-LAWDA on Tuesday. Hearing the public interest litigation (PIL) on Dal Lake, the division bench comprising Justice Ramalingum Sudhakar and Justice MK Hanjura said, the decision with regard to procuring the machinery […]

Court rejects bail plea of Soura man accused of murdering elderly neighbour

Court rejects bail plea of Soura man accused of murdering elderly neighbour

Srinagar: A trial court in Srinagar on Tuesday rejected bail application of a person held for his involvement in murder of hi neighbour, a retired engineer of the power development department. Additional Sessions Judge Srinagar Parvaiz Ahmad Kachroo rejected the bail application on grounds that the crime was of grave nature and for the interest […]

Asiya, Fahmeeda released from jail

Asiya, Fahmeeda released from jail

Srinagar: Dukhtaran-e-Milat chief Asiya Andrabi and her aide Sofi Fahmeeda were released from Central Jail Srinagar on Monday, two days after a trial court bailed her out. Asiya had Fahmeeda were detained at the central jail Srinagar for more than three months, after being transferred from a Jammu jail. Chief Judicial Magistrate Srinagar, Aijaz Ahmed […]

Food safety norms violated in J&K, government admits in HC

Food safety norms violated in J&K, government admits in HC

srinagar: A compliance report has been filed by the state government before the Jammu and Kashmir High Court stating that 1,457 food articles have been tested from April1 to 30 November, 2017. In Jammu division, 1,221 samples have been collected and tested. Of these, 138 samples were found to be in contravention of the Food […]