Pahalgam masterplan to be placed before SAC this month, Govt tells HC

Pahalgam masterplan to be placed before SAC this month, Govt tells HC

Srinagar: The Pahalgam Master Plan will be placed before State Administrative Council (SAC) by the end of this month for approval, the government informed the J&K High Court Tuesday. Additional Advocate General (AAG) B A Dar said that the process has been initiated and by the end of this month, Pahalgam Master Plan would be […]

Illegal constructions at Pahalgam have to go: HC

Illegal constructions at Pahalgam have to go: HC

Gives authorities last opportunity to act Srinagar: The J&K High court Wednesday said that all illegal constructions at Pahalgam health resort have to go and gave the state authorities “last opportunity” to act on the issue. Stating that illegal constructions need to be demolished, the division bench of Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Alok […]

Tourists appalled at Pahalgam pollution

Tourists appalled at Pahalgam pollution

Latrines on river banks, sewage ruin water bodies Pahalgam: Amid the tall claims of the J&K government about promoting tourism in Kashmir, the tourist resort Pahalgam is facing an existensial crisis due to the huge amounts of sewage and garbage generated mostly during the Amarnath Yatra period. The unabated flow of sewage and garbage into […]

Pahalgam Golf Course land acquisition scam

Pahalgam Golf Course land acquisition scam

HC tells state to respond to directions within 4 weeks Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Tuesday directed the state to file reponse within four weeks to the recent directions on land acquisition scam in Pahalgam Golf Course. The Division Bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey and Justice Tashi Rabstan directed the Advocate General of […]

Pahalgam Golf Course land acquisition scam

Pahalgam Golf Course land acquisition scam

HC notice to govt on follow up status on 2014 judgement Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Wednesday issued notice to Chief Secretary to file comprehensive response and status report on the follow up action on a 2014 court order on land scam in acquisition for Pahalgam Golf Course. Commenting on the gravity of the […]

Appoint expert to oversee repairs in Pahalgam: HC tells PDA

Appoint expert to oversee repairs in Pahalgam: HC tells PDA

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday directed the Pahalgam Development Authority (PDA) to consult and appoint a technical expert for supervising the repair or renovation of any structure in and around the Pahalgam resort. In strict words, the court remarked that in lieu of repair and renovation, people should be prevented from […]

HC bans all construction in Pahalgam; repairs only with BOCA go-ahead

HC bans all construction in Pahalgam; repairs only with BOCA go-ahead

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday directed the state government that no constructions shall be carried out in Pahalgam resort. The court observed that, despite directions from time to time, constructions are taking place in fragile zones which is unfortunate and unacceptable. The division bench headed by Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed […]

Court pulls up government over Pahalgam master plan

Court pulls up government over Pahalgam master plan

No order of court is preventing from implementing the plan; No repair or reconstruction without permission of BOCA SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday directed state government to implement revised master plan in Pahalgam and further passed directions that proper demarcation of different zones with survey numbers be placed before the court […]

HC orders demolition of illegal structures in Pahalgam

HC orders demolition of illegal structures in Pahalgam

Division bench expresses dismay over Kashmir turning into a dumping zone SRINAGAR: The high court on Monday asked the state authorities to demolish all the illegal structures in Pahalgam health resort and expressed displeasure on absence of regulatory mechanism in the area. In a terse remark the high court observed that ‘everybody’ is making Kashmir […]