Srinagar woman faces dead-end in quest to find ancestral property

Srinagar woman faces dead-end in quest to find ancestral property

Patwari of Anchar not appointed for 3 months, Tehsildar least bothered Srinagar: It has been many months now that Rafiqa Banu of Srinagar has been looking for revenue records of her ancestral property that belongs to her and her three sisters. To Banu’s dismay, the Patwari of her Halqa, Anchar, has not been appointed for […]

HC directs SE PHE to appear in person

HC directs SE PHE to appear in person

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Monday directed Superintending Engineer PHE to be personally present before the court to explain why the stagnated water from the residential areas of Badamibagh Cantonment area in Sonwar has not been drained out. The court referred to an order dated 3 April, 2015 wherein respondents were directed to take […]

ED’s Assistant Director ‘nobody’ to order Tehsildar: HC

ED’s Assistant Director ‘nobody’ to order Tehsildar: HC

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Tuesday quashed a communication by the Assistant Director, Enforcement Directorate, to Tehsildar Narbal, Budgam, which said that revenue extracts should not be issued to properties that earlier belonged to businessman Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali, who was arrested in 2017 by the National Investigation Agency in a money-laundering case. Justice […]

HC sets aside trial court order to recover money from parents on son’s behalf

HC sets aside trial court order to recover money from parents on son’s behalf

Srinagar: The J&K High Court ruled on Thursday that to seize money from elderly parents for alleged corruption done by their son is unjustified and without authority. Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey in a detailed judgement set aside the order of Special Judge, Anti-Corruption Court, and directed the Investigating Officer, Crime Branch, to release the seized […]

HC puts in abeyance govt order declaring election of panch null and void

HC puts in abeyance govt order declaring election of panch null and void

Srinagar: The J&K High Court stays a government order wherein the election of a candidate from Kupwara elected as Panch has been declared null and void. The petitioner Hakeem Din Gojar through his advocate Mansoor Mir submitted before the court that the respondents without any cause of action have declared the election of the petitioner […]

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 […]