HC vacates stay on SI appointments

HC vacates stay on SI appointments

Srinagar: The J&K High Court has vacated stay on appointment orders for 482 posts of sub-inspectors and 176 posts in armed police cadre advertised in 2016 with a direction to government to reserve equal number of posts for aggrieved petitioners alleging discrepancies in the selection process. “With a view to clarify the position, the order […]

Provide medical relief to Faktoo, HC directs Udhampur jail superintendent

Provide medical relief to Faktoo, HC directs Udhampur jail superintendent

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Thursday directed authorities at Udhampur Jail to provide all medical facilities to imprisoned separatist leader Ashiq Hussain Faktoo, who is the husband of separatist leader Asiya Andrabi. Direction was passed to the Jail Superintendent to take necessary steps in this regard and ensure that proper medical facilities were provided […]

Surveyor General of India to demarcate Dal Lake boundaries

Surveyor General of India to demarcate Dal Lake boundaries

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Thursday directed the Surveyor General of India to undertake a survey of the Dal Lake in Srinagar and place a report within four weeks. The court directed the Surveyor General, who is based at the Survey of India’s head office in Dehradun, to examine all available maps and draw […]

HC okays use of playgrounds, Indoor Stadium for political meetings, poll staff training

HC okays use of playgrounds, Indoor Stadium for political meetings, poll staff training

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court on Thursday allowed political parties to use playgrounds and the Indoor Stadium Complex for election-related activities, including public meetings of candidates and election staff training from April 14 to 16. The fresh petition was moved by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar before Court seeking accord of sanction to various political parties to […]

Submit Jail Manual, report on clashes in Srinagar jail: HC

Submit Jail Manual, report on clashes in Srinagar jail: HC

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Monday granted the state government final opportunity to finalise and place a Jail Manual before the court by next date of hearing. The court passed the direction after state counsel BA Dar informed the court that due to upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the JK Home department was engaged and […]

SHRC seeks status report of probe into 1994 Kupwara massacre

SHRC seeks status report of probe into 1994 Kupwara massacre

Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Monday called for a latest status of investigation report regarding the massacre of 27 civilians at Kupwara on 27 January 1994. SHRC chairperson Justice (Rtd) Bilal Nazki issued notice to the government on a petition filed by rights activist Ahsan Untoo. On the eve of India’s Republic […]