HC directs SMC to take effective steps for sanitation and dog menace

HC directs SMC to take effective steps for sanitation and dog menace

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court on Wednesday directed Commissioner, Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) to take effective steps to improve sanitation in the city and tackle the menace of stray dogs by reducing availability of energy rich garbage to stray dogs. The direction came after advocate Mian Tufail Ahmad submitted before court that the garbage was […]

HC seeks govt response on PIL seeking ban on PUBG

HC seeks govt response on PIL seeking ban on PUBG

Srinagar: On a petition to ban the popular mobile game, Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), in the state of J&K, the High Court on Monday directed the central and state governments to file their response within four weeks. A division bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey and Justice Tashi Rabstan observed to the Assistant Solicitor General […]

HC notice to govt on PIL over Jan Aushadhi scheme

HC notice to govt on PIL over Jan Aushadhi scheme

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Monday sought response from the central and state governments to a Public interest litigation (PIL) seeking implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Pariyojna scheme, meant to provide generic medicines at affordable prices. A division bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey and Justice Tashi Rabstan issued notice in response […]

HC registers suo motu PIL on modernisation of police force

HC registers suo motu PIL on modernisation of police force

Srinagar: On the directions of Supreme Court of India, the J&K High Court has registered a suo motu Public Interest Litigation (PIL) related to modernisation, reformation, and progress of Police Force in the State of Jammu and Kashmir. The court has registered PIL no.10/2019 titled “Court on its own motion Vs Union of India & […]

HC seeks govt response on plea seeking edu reservation to non-migrant Pandits

HC seeks govt response on plea seeking edu reservation to non-migrant Pandits

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court Tuesday sought response from governments of India and J&K to a petition seeking reservation in educational quota for non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits. The division bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey and Justice Tashi Rabstan issued notices to Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs; Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource […]

HC seeks response on plea to remove mobile tower near Batalik health centre

HC seeks response on plea to remove mobile tower near Batalik health centre

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court on Monday sought response from telecom companies to a petition seeking to remove mobile towers from public health centre at Batalik, Kargil by May 15. The division bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey and Justice Tashi Rabstan sought response from Secretary, Department of Telecommunications, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) through […]

Highway ban litigations politically motivated, state tells High Court

Highway ban litigations politically motivated, state tells High Court

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Friday was told by the state that the litigations filed against the highway ban order are “politically motivated interest litigations”. Additional Advocate General (AAG) B A Dar told court that litigations filed by political parties on the highway ban order are nothing but “politically motivated interest litigations”. […]

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