HC gives govt three weeks to submit status report of de-addiction policy

HC gives govt three weeks to submit status report of de-addiction policy

Srinagar: The J&K High Court Friday granted three weeks to state government for filing the status report about adoption of drug de-addiction policy. The court granted time after Additional Advocate General (AAG) B A Dar informed that the draft policy has been already finalised and the state was going to adopt the policy soon. The […]

HC asks govt for report on functioning of tuition & coaching centres

HC asks govt for report on functioning of tuition & coaching centres

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Wednesday directed Commissioner Secretary, Education, to submit his response with respect to the issue of teacher-student ratio and fee structure fixed in tuition and coaching centres in J&K. The court directed the Commissioner Secretary to file his response in view of a report compiled by petitioner’s counsel, Mir Majid, […]

PIL seeks construction of Zojila tunnel

PIL seeks construction of Zojila tunnel

SRINAGAR: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was moved before the J&K High Court Wednesday seeking directions for constructing the Zojila Tunnel “as promised to inhabitants of Ladakh from 1960’s”. The litigation moved by advocate Mohammad Ismail was filed against Union of India through Secretary Ministry of Road Transport and Highway, State of J&K through Chief […]

HC overturns appointment of Dr Samia as principal GMC

HC overturns appointment of Dr Samia as principal GMC

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court Thursday overturned the appointment of Dr Samia Rashid as Principal, Government Medical College (GMC) through a government order dated April 28, 2017, contending that the said decision was bad in the eyes of law. The court also directed for a temporary arrangement to run the day to day affairs of […]

Where 632 new petrol outlets would be set up in J&K, asks HC

Where 632 new petrol outlets would be set up in J&K, asks HC

Srinagar: Hearing a public interest litigation (PIL), the J&K High Court on Tuesday issued notices to the central and state governments, and also to nationalised oil companies, for filing response on where they and the Government of India are planning to set up new 65,000 new petrol outlets in the country and 632 new petrol […]

Commissioner Secy H&UDD asked to appear before court with updated status on SWM

Commissioner Secy H&UDD asked to appear before court with updated status on SWM

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Friday called for personal appearance of Commissioner Secretary Housing and Urban Development Department before the court on next hearing with updated status report regarding the Solid Waste Management (SWM). The Division Bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey and Justice Sanjeev Kumar were hearing the PIL on conservation and protection […]

No clue of Lolab man missing from army post: Police tells SHRC

No clue of Lolab man missing from army post: Police tells SHRC

Srinagar: Police has been unable to find any clues about a man from Lolab, who is missing for more than 17 months, after he was allegedly summoned inside an army camp at Trimukha top. In a report submitted to State Human Rights Commission, Senior Superintendent of Police, Kupwara stated that police has been unable to […]

SHRC seeks report on killing on civilian in Pingalan encounter

SHRC seeks report on killing on civilian in Pingalan encounter

Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has called for a report from Deputy Commissioner and Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Pulwama over the killing of a civilian during an gunfight in Pingalan village of the district on February 18. The Commission chairperson Justice (Rtd) Bilal Nazki Thursday issued notices to the two officials asking […]

SHRC seeks report from SSP on lawyer’s thrashing

SHRC seeks report from SSP on lawyer’s thrashing

Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has called for a report from Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Srinagar about alleged thrashing of a lawyer by army on February 18. The Commission called for the report after a petition was moved by aggrieved lawyer, Shafkat Nazir, a practicing advocate at J&K High Court, Srinagar Wing. […]