3 years delay in passing of PSA detention order, hence quashed: HC

3 years delay in passing of PSA detention order, hence quashed: HC

Srinagar: “The unexplained delay between the prejudicial activities (necessitating detention) and in passing of the detention order renders it illegal,” the J&K High Court held on Saturday while quashing a Public Safety Act (PSA) detention order against Ashiq Ahmad Rather of Pulwama. Advocate Wajid Haseeb representing the detenue submitted before court that the detenue had […]

HC sets up six-member panel to conduct KCCI elections by April end

HC sets up six-member panel to conduct KCCI elections by April end

Appoints caretakers for operating bank accounts till new body is formed Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Wednesday directed that the elections for the office bearers of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) be concluded by the end of April, 2021. The Court of Justice Vinod Chatterji Koul while disposing the plea filed by […]

Mehbooba’s verification report sent to Passport office, says police; not received, says Passport office

Mehbooba’s verification report sent to Passport office, says police; not received, says Passport office

Confused HC lists matter on March 29 to find out ‘actual position’ Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Tuesday listed Mehbooba Mufti’s plea seeking her passport on 29th March to find out the actual position whether the verification report taken by the police department had been forwarded to the Passport office or not. The Additional […]

Bank has every right to cancel selection process: HC

Bank has every right to cancel selection process: HC

Dismisses plea that challenged J&K Bank’s cancellation of job advertisement Srinagar: “A job aspirant does not have any right to seek appointment even if his name figures in the selection list,” the J&K High Court held on Monday while dismissing a plea of candidates who had challenged the J&K Bank’s cancellation of the selection process […]

Farooq’s plea against ED referred to division bench of HC

Farooq’s plea against ED referred to division bench of HC

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday referred to a Division Bench of the court the plea by Farooq Abdullah challenging the proceedings initiated by Enforcement Directorate (ED) against him in a money laundering case. When the matter came up for hearing before the Single Bench of Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur, the court […]

HC puts on hold proposed JKCA polls

HC puts on hold proposed JKCA polls

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Tuesday placed a temporary suspension on the conduct of proposed elections for the office bearers of the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) after it reserved its judgement on the matter. The court also directed the Committee of Administrators to only look into the routine day-to-day affairs of the […]

HC quashes 3 PSA orders for violating Constitutional rights of detainees

HC quashes 3 PSA orders for violating Constitutional rights of detainees

Srinagar: “A detenue has the right to be supplied with copies of all documents, statements and other materials relied upon in the grounds of detention without any delay,” the J&K High Court ruled on Monday while quashing three Public Safety Act (PSA) detention orders. The court while quashing the detention of Rasik Ahmad Nengroo stated […]

Red FM, RJ slapped with legal notice for mocking specially-abled person

Red FM, RJ slapped with legal notice for mocking specially-abled person

Srinagar businessman seeks unconditional apology, withdrawal of video within three days Srinagar: A legal notice was served upon administrators of 93.5 Red FM station and its Srinagar-based radio jockey Rayees Mohiuddin seeking unconditional apology and withdrawal of prank video within three days in which he was seen mocking a differently-abled person. Mohammad Afaaq Sayeed, a […]

BCCI seeks HC’s permission for ad-hoc panel to run JKCA

BCCI seeks HC’s permission for ad-hoc panel to run JKCA

Srinagar: Permission has been sought by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from the Jammu and Kashmir High Court for appointment of an ad-hoc committee to look after the affairs, management and administration of J&K Cricket Association (JKCA). The national cricketing body while seeking directions from the court in this regard termed […]