HC directs Udhampur jail for complete medical assistance to Faktoo

HC directs Udhampur jail for complete medical assistance to Faktoo

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court Friday directed Udhampur Jail authorities to ensure complete medical treatment and assistance to Ashiq Hussain Faktoo, as and when he complains of any medical problem. “If applicant (Faktoo) complains of medical problem for which treatment cannot be arranged at District Jail, Udhampur, the respondents shall ensure that the applicant is […]

PMBJP: HC seeks state response to PIL seeking implementation of generic drug scheme

PMBJP: HC seeks state response to PIL seeking implementation of generic drug scheme

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court Monday directed state government to file response to a petition questioning modifications to guidelines in contravention to GoI sponsored Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Pariyojna Scheme, meant for providing generic medicines at affordable prices, in the state. The court sought state’s response after petitioner counsel Mohsin Qadri informed that the […]

HC seeks to ensure transgenders’ right to vote

HC seeks to ensure transgenders’ right to vote

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Monday directed the Election Commission of India (ECI) to place on record the steps it had taken to enable transgenders to exercise their franchise (Right to Vote). The court asked the ECI to place the record in writing within three days. The court also called for a report on […]

HC tells Udhampur jail to produce Faktoo through video conferencing

HC tells Udhampur jail to produce Faktoo through video conferencing

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court on Thursday directed the Udhampur jail authorities to make arrangements for producing Ashiq Hussain Faktoo before court through video conferencing on June 4. The court was hearing a petition for providing proper medical relief to Faktoo. “In case video conferencing facility cannot be arranged in Udhampur Jail, let the applicant […]

HC gives SMC three weeks for report on city garbage management, disposal

HC gives SMC three weeks for report on city garbage management, disposal

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court on Wednesday directed the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) to place a report before court indicating stepwise method of garbage collection, segregation and dumping and the ultimate treatment accorded to it. The court also directed the SMC to specifically inform it about the manner in which garbage is collected from households […]

HC seeks explanation from SKIMS head for leaking report

HC seeks explanation from SKIMS head for leaking report

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Tuesday directed Director, SKIMS to explain how medical report of alleged three-year-old rape victim was leaked on social media. The report of SKIMS Medical College, Bemina has ruled out rape of the child girl by stating that there were no marks of injury on any part of the body […]