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SHRC asks for medical examination of youth used as human shield

Complaint was filed by Ahsan Untoo Srinagar, Apr 27 (KNS): The State Human Rights Commission directed the SMHS Medical Superintendent to do medical examination of the Budgam youth who was used as human shield by the army on polling day on April 9. SHRC said that the victim, Farooq Ahmad Dar, has suffered injuries during the incident and needs medical ... Read More »

Govt to review pending cases to weed out avoidable litigations: Abdul Haq

Won’t contest cases where petitioner’s plea is genuine           JAMMU, APRIL 22: Minister for Law and Justice, Abdul Haq today said that the government will review all the cases pending in courts and weed out such cases if government finds that petitioners’ claim holds good in such case.           He said this while reviewing the litigation work pending before different ... Read More »

Food adulteration: Court issues non-bailable warrant against hoteliers and mill owners

Baramulla, April 18, CNS: A local court has issued a non-bailable warrant against some hoteliers and mill owners for producing and selling sub-standard spice item.      In 2015, Food Safety Department had lifted samples of ‘saunf powder’ from Hotel Gulmarg Resorts that were later on sent to the Food Laboratory Kolkatta. The Referral laboratory Kolkata after analyzing the samples had ... Read More »

Shujaat Bukhari VS Madhu Kishwar: Srinagar court issues non-bailable warrant against Madhu Kishwar

Srinagar, Apr 03 (KNS: Chief Judicial Magistrate Srinagar today issued non-bailable warrant against social activist Madhu Kishwar in a criminal defamation case filed by senior Journalist and Editor in Chief Rising Kashmir Shujaat Bukhari. Taking exception to her behaviour vis a vis the case CJM Srinagar Massarat Shaheen cancelled the permanent exemption she had granted earlier and issued non bailable ... Read More »

Governor administers oath to Justice Ahmed as Chief Justice of J&K High Court

JAMMU, APRIL 01: Governor N.N. Vohra administered Oath of Office to Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed as Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court at an impressive Oath Ceremony held at the Raj Bhavan here today. The Warrant of Appointment of Justice Ahmed as Chief Justice of the J&K High Court was read out by the Registrar Vigilance of ... Read More »

Outgoing CJ Justice N Paul Vasanthakumar accorded affectionate send-off

JAMMU, MARCH 14: A warm and affectionate send-off was accorded to Justice N Paul Vasanthakumar, Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court who demitted the office after holding the Court in pre-lunch session today. The Judges of the High Court including Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar, Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir, Justice Alok Aradhe, Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur and Justice Tashi Rabstan ... Read More »

Judicial Officers bid adieu to Justice N.Paul M.K. Vasanthakumar

Srinagar, March 13, CNS: The Judicial Officers of Kashmir while bidding Adieu to his Hon’ble Justice N.Paul M.K. Vasanthakumar, Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir who is laying robes on 14th of March, 2017 and had taken oath as Chief Justice on 2nd February, 2015 have prayed to Almighty for showering his choicest blessings on his Lordship in all his ... Read More »

Justice Magrey inspects courts in Anantnag

               ANANTNAG, MARCH 04:  Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey of J&K High court and Administrative Judge South Kashmir today inspected District Court Anantnag and Sub-Judge Court Bijbehara during which he was apprised about damage of infrastructure and loss of library books due to September 2014 deluge. He was requested by the concerned to provide alternate government land near the court premises which ... Read More »