Prepare for 3rd Wave, vaccinate every citizen soon: HC to govt

Prepare for 3rd Wave, vaccinate every citizen soon: HC to govt

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Thursday directed the Government of J&K to prepare itself in advance for the third wave of Covid-19, and vaccinate each and every citizen at the earliest. “The Government may also ensure establishment of oxygen generation plants in every government and allied hospitals or at any other place deemed fit […]

Religious sentiments sufficiently taken care of by govt: HC

Religious sentiments sufficiently taken care of by govt: HC

Srinagar: “We are of the opinion that the religious sentiments of the family members have been sufficiently taken care of by the government,” the J&K High Court on Thursday said and disposed of a plea on the matter of performing of last rites of Covid-19 infected people by their family members. A division bench of […]

Stop dumping waste on sites not earmarked for it, orders HC

Stop dumping waste on sites not earmarked for it, orders HC

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Wednesday directed the government to stop dumping solid waste on land not earmarked for it. The court while taking note of the submission of the counsel representing Environment Policy Group stated that under the policy regarding J&K State Integrated Solid Waste Management Strategy, 2017 formulated under Rule 11(1) of […]

HC asks govt to make stand clear on financial aid to lawyers

HC asks govt to make stand clear on financial aid to lawyers

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Tuesday directed the government to come up with a clear stand regarding release of amount as financial aid to lawyers on the patterns of already issued guidelines in the previous financial year, when similar type of lockdown/ restrictions were imposed on account of Covid-19 pandemic. Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey […]

Colleges affiliated with varsity cannot offer admission on their own: HC

Colleges affiliated with varsity cannot offer admission on their own: HC

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Thursday prohibited private colleges from offering admissions on their own when they are already affiliated with a university for the same. The court held that any admission made in violation of the University Statute would not be binding on the University and that the University would be under no […]

Hurriyat leader Tawheedi’s PSA detention struck down by HC

Hurriyat leader Tawheedi’s PSA detention struck down by HC

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Tuesday quashed the PSA detention order of Hurriyat leader and Acting Chairman of the Muslim League, Farooq Ahmad Tawheedi, on the grounds that the detaining authority had violated Article 22 (5) of the Constitution by not considering ‘his representation’. The court recorded that the non-consideration of the representation of […]

High Court declares petition on soil extraction as PIL

High Court declares petition on soil extraction as PIL

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Tuesday treated a petition on the issue of soil extraction as Public Interest Litigation after the court recorded that it is an issue concerning state land. The petitioner Mohammad Maqbool Dar, a resident of Delina Baramulla submitted before the court that on May 22, additional Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla passed […]

HC changes order, approves of Ayush hospital in Srinagar

HC changes order, approves of Ayush hospital in Srinagar

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Thursday directed the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) to consider an application for grant of permission to the Health and Medical Education Department for construction of an ‘already sanctioned’ 50-bed Ayush Hospital in Harwan area, in proximity of the Dal Lake. The court was hearing an application from […]

HC seeks list of unauthorised buildings in Gulmarg, Tangmarg

HC seeks list of unauthorised buildings in Gulmarg, Tangmarg

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Thursday directed government authorities to file a fresh affidavit indicating details of the buildings/ structures which are unauthorised in Gulmarg and Tangmarg tourist spots. Chief Justice Pankaj Mithal and Justice Vinod Chatterji Koul while hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) related to the conservation and preservation of Gulmarg, directed […]

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