3 Kashmiri advocates not cleared for appointment as HC judges

3 Kashmiri advocates not cleared for appointment as HC judges

New Delhi: The Supreme Court collegium for appointment of judges in higher judiciary has not approved the names of three advocates – Wasim Sadiq Nargal, Nazir Ahmad Beig and Showkat Ahmad Makroo – for elevation as judges to the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, according to January 16 resolutions uploaded on the Supreme Court website […]

SC to hear two petitions challenging Article 370 on April 2

SC to hear two petitions challenging Article 370 on April 2

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday ordered tagging of a public-interest litigation (PIL) challenging Article 370 of the Indian Constitution which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir and limits Parliament’s power to make laws concerning the state, with another, pending petition on the issue. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices […]

Funding case: SC rejects plea of Hizb chief’s son

Funding case: SC rejects plea of Hizb chief’s son

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday rejected the plea of Syed Shahid Yousuf, son of Hizbul-Mujahideen founder Syed Salauddin, challenging the Delhi High Court order dismissing his bail petition in a militancy funding case. The top court said that once the trial court had granted extension of time to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) […]

Hope SC takes long, hard look at the order: Omar

Hope SC takes long, hard look at the order: Omar

SRINAGAR: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah Friday expressed hope that the Supreme Court will take a “long hard look” at the legality of the Government of India’s order which allows government agencies to intercept “any information” contained in any computer system. “Given that the government has now authorised multiple agencies to snoop […]

Cong snubs SC’s Rafale verdict, challenges Modi government for JPC probe

NEW DELHI: The Congress Friday said the Supreme Court has vindicated its stand that “corruption” in the Rafale fighter jet deal cannot be decided by it and challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the deal. Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the Congress had stated […]

Supreme Court poser to JK government on resettlement law

Supreme Court poser to JK government on resettlement law

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court, which is hearing a plea challenging the validity of the sensitive Jammu and Kashmir Resettlement Act of 1982, sought to know Thursday as to how many people who migrated from the state have applied for returning from Pakistan. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi asked the state government’s […]

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