HC dismisses plea on Srinagar Master Plan

HC dismisses plea on Srinagar Master Plan

Srinagar: The High Court on Friday disposed of a public interest litigation seeking implementation of the Srinagar Master Plan 2015-35 in true spirit. A bench of Chief Justice Pankaj Mithal and Justice Vinod Chatterji Koul while disposing of the plea recorded that the Master Plan for the city, as prepared for the year 2015-35, is […]

HC disposes of plea of Shalimar residents to lift construction ban

HC disposes of plea of Shalimar residents to lift construction ban

Srinagar: The High Court on Friday disposed of a plea filed by the inhabitants of Mohalla Ghat Shalimar seeking lifting of the ban on raising of constructions in the area. The court while hearing the plea, which also sought directions to the respondents to take steps for the rehabilitation of the petitioners or to acquire […]

‘Only Almighty can save us’, notes HC on govt’s delay in not implementing its order

‘Only Almighty can save us’, notes HC on govt’s delay in not implementing its order

Srinagar: ‘Only Almighty can Save us’, the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh said after recording lackadaisical approach of government authorities in implementation of court orders. The court of Sanjeev Kumar noted that for more than eight years, respondents have failed to pay due payments to one Ghulam Hassan Wani for the execution […]

Consider demand for quotas, concessions to Kashmiri Pandits: HC to J&K Govt

Consider demand for quotas, concessions to Kashmiri Pandits: HC to J&K Govt

Srinagar: The High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Wednesday directed the Chief Secretary, J&K, to consider representations of an association of Kashmiri Pandits Sangarash Samiti seeking special quota in professional colleges, besides certain concessions and facilities to the community living in and outside Kashmir region. A bench of Chief Justice Pankaj Mithal […]

HC declines to include other ‘Hindus’ in Kashmiri Pandit category

HC declines to include other ‘Hindus’ in Kashmiri Pandit category

Srinagar: The High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Tuesday declined to accept other ‘Hindus’ as Kashmiri Pandits for benefits under the package for return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri migrants given effect to by the Rules of 2009 read with SRO 425 of 2017. Justice Sanjeev Kumar while pronouncing the judgement in a […]

HC quashes Div Com’s order on probe against Tyndale principal

HC quashes Div Com’s order on probe against Tyndale principal

Srinagar: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir “acted without any competence and jurisdiction,” the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir held after quashing the order passed by the Divisional Commissioner for initiating a probe against the Principal and Chair of Tyndale Biscoe and Mallinson School for alleged fraud and malpractices. On 6 March, 2020, the former Divisional […]

Court grants bail to two in Kashmirfight blog case

Court grants bail to two in Kashmirfight blog case

Srinagar: A special court at Srinagar on Saturday directed in-charge Central Jail Srinagar to release two persons, whom police described as mastermind, in running a blog ‘Kashmirfight’. The Court of additional Sessions Judge TADA/POTA, Srinagar- Manjeet Singh said, “You (in-charge Central Jail) are directed to release the accused’s namely Nazish Yasrab Rehmani and Javaid Khalid […]

Complete selection of AIOs within 3 months: HC to SSB

Complete selection of AIOs within 3 months: HC to SSB

Srinagar: The High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Friday directed the Services Selection Board (SSB) to complete the selection process of Assistant Information Officers within three months, after the Chairman of the Board assured the court that the selection process will be completed in the shortest period of time. The court while […]

HC finds Higher Education authorities in contempt of court?

HC finds Higher Education authorities in contempt of court?

Srinagar: The High court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Thursday asked the Registry to frame a Rule against Higher Education authorities for failing to comply with court directions on a petition filed by teachers working on academic arrangement basis. Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey recorded that in an order passed on 25 June, 2019, […]

Eligibility of min height discriminatory against women: HC stays selection of Forest officers in light of argument

Eligibility of min height discriminatory against women: HC stays selection of Forest officers in light of argument

Srinagar: The High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Thursday directed the Public Service Commission (PSC) not to finalise the selection for the posts of Forest Range Officers till further orders from the court. A bench of Justice Vinod Chatterji Koul and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey passed this direction after staying the operation […]

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