HC issues directions for maintenance of parks, green spaces

HC issues directions for maintenance of parks, green spaces

Srinagar: The High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Wednesday directed government authorities to prohibit the use of plastic and plastic material in all parks and green spaces, while also directing for complete prohibition of construction in these spaces. The court pointed out to authorities that there is a need to maintain parks […]

HC notice on plea for quashing case against Waheed Parra

HC notice on plea for quashing case against Waheed Parra

Srinagar: The High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Tuesday issued notice to Counter Intelligence Kashmir (CIK), police for response in a plea of PDP youth leader Waheed Ahmad Parra seeking quashing of FIR and trial proceedings registered against him on alleged nexus with militant groups ‘on the same set of allegations.’ The […]

Bail rejected of Delhi fraudster who filed false cases in Kashmir courts

Bail rejected of Delhi fraudster who filed false cases in Kashmir courts

Srinagar: A trial Court at Anantnag on Friday rejected the bail plea of Pankaj Jain of New Delhi, who along with a Kolkata resident has been accused of extorting money by instituting fake complaints against high-profile Indian businessman in different courts of Anantnag and Kulgam. Chief Judicial Magistrate Anantnag rejected the bail plea after recording […]

Has Sindh Nallah been demarcated yet? HC asks govt

Has Sindh Nallah been demarcated yet? HC asks govt

Srinagar: The High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Thursday directed Government authorities to inform the court about the completion of demarcation of the Sindh Nalla (river) and actions taken for the removal of encroachments identified earlier. A division bench of Chief Justice Pankaj Mithal and Justice Sanjay Dhar passed this direction after […]

Implement solid waste management rules: HC to govt

Implement solid waste management rules: HC to govt

Srinagar: The High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Wednesday directed Government authorities to take appropriate steps for the implementation of Solid Waste Management Byelaws while also seeking details of the local bodies that are not adhering to these rules. A division bench of Chief Justice Pankaj Mithal and Justice Sanjay Dhar while […]

HC miffed at ‘wilful delay’ by govt in implementing court orders

HC miffed at ‘wilful delay’ by govt in implementing court orders

Srinagar: The High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Tuesday observed that Government authorities were wilfully causing delay in implementing court orders. Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey while hearing a contempt plea reproduced all the orders passed by the court in a plea on different set of dates where court had directed respondents to […]

Court directs police to file FIR against Apple service centre owner

Court directs police to file FIR against Apple service centre owner

Srinagar: A trial court at Srinagar has directed the Station House Officer (SHO), Karan Nagar, to register an FIR against Director and Managing Director of INFAHS Apple service store after a plea was filed before the court stating that the said store cheated a customer by handing him his phone in an even more dilapidated […]

‘Sorry state of affairs’: HC on official delay in providing death certificate to widow

‘Sorry state of affairs’: HC on official delay in providing death certificate to widow

Srinagar: The High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh described the action of government authorities as “lackadaisical” and “a very sorry state of affairs” after a woman approached the court stating that the authorities were denying her the death certificate of her late husband for no reason. The petitioner, Sharngat Kour, told court that […]

On PIL alleging ‘fake news portals’, HC seeks govt response

On PIL alleging ‘fake news portals’, HC seeks govt response

Srinagar: The High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh has sought response from Government authorities on the issue of fake news portals which are operating freely without any registration or licence from any authority. The court of Chief Justice Pankaj Mithal and Justice Sanjay Dhar while hearing public interest litigation on the matter directed […]

Govt always the source of power, can never renounce it: HC

Govt always the source of power, can never renounce it: HC

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court on Friday while dismissing a bunch of pleas held that “Government has the actual source of power which always remains and is never renounced even if it delegates its power to some other source.” The court while hearing the pleas challenging the single bench judgement dated 9 August, 2019 wherein […]