HC asks union ministry to submit its proposal on sports facilities in JK

HC asks union ministry to submit its proposal on sports facilities in JK

Srinagar: The J&K High Court has directed the GOI’s Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYS), to place its proposal about sports facilities in J&K before the court within four weeks failing which the Director MYS, has been directed to personally appear in the court on November 25. The court passed the direction after Vishnu […]

No brick kilns to operate within 8 km of Srinagar airport: HC

No brick kilns to operate within 8 km of Srinagar airport: HC

Srinagar: The J&K High Court has directed that no brick kilns be allowed to operate within eight kilometre radius from the centre of the runway at Srinagar Airport. The Division Bench of Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Rashid Ali Dar gave the order hearing a suo-motu PIL related to the airport, as it was […]

PIL claims extortion racket trapping businessmen through bogus cases in Kashmir

HC seeks report from Registrar Vigilance

PIL claims extortion racket trapping businessmen through bogus cases in Kashmir

Srinagar: The J&K High Court has directed its Registrar Vigilance to enquire and report on criminal cases registered against non-state residents in south Kashmir as a Public Interest litigation (PIL) alleged an extortion racket built on bogus cases against businessmen of the country. The PIL alleged abuse of criminal law process, and a nexus of […]

HC asks for jail manual again, pulls up state

HC asks for jail manual again, pulls up state

Srinagar: The J&K High Court has directed government to place the jail manual and its application in the state jails before it. The division bench of Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Rashid Ali Dar came down heavily on the state for not producing the jail manual despite repeated orders. “We direct state through counsel […]

HC directs medical relief to cancer patient under PSA detention

Srinagar: The J&K High Court has directed state government to provide a cancer patient detained under Public Safety Act after Art 370 abrogation with requirement medical facilities. Parvaiz Ahmad Pala, 33, lodged at Bareilly Jail, Uttar Pradesh is suffering from papillary carcinoma thyroid as certified by the Additional Professor & Head, Department of Nuclear Medicine, […]

HC tells govt to provide legal aid to PSA detainees

PIL calls for striking down PSA, release of detainees

HC tells govt to provide legal aid to PSA detainees

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Wednesday directed state government to provide legal aid to detainees booked under Public Safety Act. The direction came as a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by senior advocate Syed Tassadque Hussain sought striking down of Public Safety Act, 1978, while describing it an “illegal act” as “amendments made to […]

On HC snub Govt revokes PSA of Shopian juvenile

Police dossier describes 14 year old as OGW, threat to society

On HC snub Govt revokes PSA of Shopian juvenile

Srinagar: A day after the J&K High Court asked the state government to explain its position on the detention of a minor boy hailing from Shopain, the government Tuesday informed the court that it has revoked the Public Safety Act (PSA) of the boy. The Additional Advocate General (AAG), B A Dar informed the court […]

Anantnag resident convicted for cheating gold jeweller

SRINAGAR: A trial court at Srinagar convicted a resident from Anantnag for cheating a gold jeweller by issuing cheques worth Rs 20 lacs with insufficient amount after purchasing the gold. Showkat Ahmad Zargar from Bijhbera, Anantnag was sentenced to two years imprisonment by the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Srinagar Gowhar Dalal and further imposed with compensation […]

ED property seizure case: J&K High court dismisses petition of jailed Shabir Shah’s daughter

Srinagar: The J&K High Court has declined to give interim relief to younger daughter of jailed separatist leader Shabir Ahmed Shah in Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) seizing her property. The ED had attached her property measuring 15 Marlas at Goripora, Barzulla in Budgam under Prevention of Money Laundering Act. The court dismissed the petition on the […]

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