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Relieve docs who completed their tenure in medical colleges: HC to Govt

‘Ensure their postings in hospitals within 10 days’ Srinagar, March 9: High Court has directed government to relieve all the doctors, who have completed their tenures at different posts in medical colleges and ensure their postings in hospitals within 10 days. A single bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey said the heads of the medical colleges/ institutions should not wait ... Read More »

HC dismisses Wani’s petition against his transfer

Legal Correspondent Srinagar, March 04: High Court on Friday dismissed the writ petition filed by EJAC president Abdul Qayoom Wani and rejected his challenges against his transfer order issued by the Director School Education, Shah Faesal. Wani had approached the court saying that Director School Education is deadly against the Teachers Forum and that order has been issued on the ... Read More »

HC asks CS to appear in person if failed to file affidavit

Constitution of Juvenile Justice Board Sheikh Saleem Srinagar, February 23: High Court on Tuesday granted three weeks time to state file fresh affidavit with regard to constitution of Juvenile Justice Board in the state and asked Chief Secretary of the state to appear in person if it failed to file affidavit. A division comprising Muzaffar Hussain Attar and Justice BS Walia ... Read More »

All ReTs don’t have to appear in screening test: HC

Asks Govt to conduct survey to identify candidates with degrees from ‘tuck shops’, Study centres Legal correspondent Srinagar, Feb 11: The high court Thursday granted breather to Rehbar-e-Taleem (ReT) teachers by clarifying that all ReTs don’t need to appear in Screening Test and asked government to conduct survey to identify those teachers, who have acquired degrees from study centers and ... Read More »

HC asks Govt to disclose stand on ‘regular’ posting of GMC Principal ‘

‘By temporary arrangements you are creating problems’ Legal correspondent Srinagar, February : The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the state government to disclose the stand about filling up of post of Principal of Srinagar’s Government Medical College on “regular” basis. Division bench comprising Justice Muzaffar Hussain Attar and B S Walia asked government to disclose the policy within ... Read More »

Delay in finalization of 147 departmental enquiries

DB directs 13 officials to file status of enquiries within two weeks Jammu, Feb 10, CNS: A Division Bench of the State High Court comprising Chief Justice N. Paul Vasanthakumar and Justice Tashi Rabstan expressed its displeasure/anguish over the delay in the finalization of 147 departmental enquiries pending against various officers of the State Government occupying responsible positions. The Division ... Read More »

Multiple inquiries can be ordered against delinquent officials: HC

Legal Correspondent  Srinagar, Feb 08: The High Court has stated that multiple inquiries can be ordered against an official under same charges if the authority is not satisfied with one inquiry. A division bench of High Court headed by Chief Justice N Paul Vasanthakumar reversed the judgment of a single bench of the court maintaining that second inquiry against a ... Read More »

Why do ReTs shy away in appearing the test, questions HC

“It is first time Government did good job for the interest of society” Legal Correspondent Srinagar, February 05: Why do (ReTs) shy away in appearing the test, High Court questioned on Friday. Coming down heavily on the stand of JKReT Forum over government’s decision to screen teachers appointed under ReT pattern, the High Court appreciated the promptness of administration in ... Read More »

SC’s decision on Section 377 positive development: Amnesty

‘ Another chance to repeal the law’ Srinagar, February 02: The India chapter of Amnesty International has welcommed the decision of Supreme Court regarding section 377. In a statment issued today, AI said it is a positive development for human rights in India. The Supreme Court referred the curative petition on section 377 to a five judge constitution bench. “The Supreme ... Read More »

HC stays clause of new transfer policy on ReTs

Srinagar, Jan 21: Jammu and Kashmir High Court has stayed a clause of new transfer policy of the state education department which was not applicable for Rehbar-e-Taleem teachers. The teachers recruited under ReT scheme had approached court against clause 17 of the new transfer policy wherein it was stated that “in respect of ReTs/RRTs, where initial appointment is school specific ... Read More »