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Backdoor appointments by former Assembly Speakers: Court directs SVO to file ATR on the findings of preliminary inquiry

  Jammu, May 19, CNS: In a significant order Justice B.S. Walia of Jammu Kashmir High Court (Jammu Wing) in the much publicized writ petition filed by Prof. S.K. Bhalla seeking registration of FIR against 3 Ex-Speakers of J&K Legislative Assembly for making 37 illegal appointments in the J&K Legislative Assembly Secretariat, in the open court directed Inspector General of ... Read More »

Construction of flats on Agricultural land by Rajsthan based company: Court directs Govt to clear position 

Jammu, May 19, CNS: Jammu Kashmir High Court Thursday issued notices to different heads of the government departments directing them to clear their position with regard to conversion of Agriculture land illegally into commercial one.     Former legislative council member Murtaza Khan had filed a petition in Jammu High Court submitting that a Rajhstan based construction company ‘Adarsh Builders Limited’ ... Read More »

Court quashes detention of South Kashmir under PSA

Srinagar, May 18, CNS: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Wednesdayquashed detention under the Public Safety Act (PSA) of a South Kashmir youth Irshad Ahmed Mir against whom PSA had been slapped for his alleged involvement in “anti-India activities”. The court ordered release of 23 years old youth Irshad Ahmed Mir son of Abdul Rehman, a resident of Brakpora Anantnag ... Read More »

Law Minister for effective follow-up of court cases to avoid delayed disposal

Asks administrative secretaries to do performance appraisal of Law Officers SRINAGAR, MAY 18: Minister for Law & Justice and Rural Development; Abdul Haq today expressed concern over the frequent personal appearance of administrative secretaries and other senior state government officials in the courts and called for rigorous follow-up of the cases in the respective departments. While chairing a high level ... Read More »

Rs.27.60 crore liability in Housing Board: Application filed in PIL for production of inquiry report and ATR

  Jammu, May 16, CNS: In the much publicized Public Interest Litigation the petitioners Sheikh Muhammad Shafi and Prof. S.K. Bhalla filed a fresh Miscellaneous Petition (MP No.04/2016 in WPPIL No.09/2011) in the State High Court (Jammu Wing) seeking directions to the Chief Secretary J&K, Commissioner/Secretary to Govt. of J&K General Administration Department and Commissioner/Secretary, Housing and Urban Development Department ... Read More »

Allegations of corruption against Comm/Secy. HUDD J&K

Petition filed in PIL for his removal/transfer  Srinagar, May 16, CNS: In a Public Interest Litigation titled Sheikh Muhammad Shafi V/s Union of India and others, the petitioners Monday filed a fresh miscellaneous Petition (MP No.03/2016 in WPPIL No.09/2011) in the State High Court (Jammu Wing) seeking directions to the Chief Secretary, J&K and Commissioner/Secretary to Govt. of J&K, General ... Read More »

Court quashes detention of Palhalan youth under PSA

Srinagar, May 11, CNS: Jammu Kashmir High Court Wednesday quashed the detention of Palhalan youth  under Public Safety Act and directed police to release him from Udhampur Jail. Advocate Bashir Ahmad Tak informed CNS that Police had Muhammad Ashraf Mir son of Abdul Khaliq of Tantraypora Palhalan Pattan, on charges of stone pelting and provoking youth for stone pelting on ... Read More »

Non-lodging of FIR by SVO HC directs IGP Vigilance to submit the status of complaint alleging Rs.27.60 crore scam

  Jammu, May 9, CNS: In significant order Justice Tashi Rabstan of Jammu Kashmir High Court (Jammu Wing) directed Inspector General of Police, State Vigilance Organization Alok Puri (IPS) to submit the status of the complaint dated March, 8, 2016 filed by the petitioner Prof. S.K. Bhalla seeking registration of FIR under Section 5(2) PC Act against Raman Bhalla Former ... Read More »

Er Rasheed knocks at High Court against curbs on his movement

Srinagar | May 9 (PTK): In response to a petition filed by AIP Supremo and MLA Langate Er Rasheed state High Court today issued notice to state government seeking its reply on restrictions being imposed on the petitioner on his travel and political activities in Jammu region. The case was listed for today and advocate Faisal Qadri pleaded on behalf ... Read More »

SC to deliver judgment on NEET on Monday

MCI pleads states can conduct own exams Srinagar, May 6 (KNS): The Supreme Court will pronounce on Monday its judgment on the pleas of filed by Jammu and Kashmir and other states on National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) for medical courses and will take up the case again tomorrow for judgment. The SC bench Friday heard all the arguments pleaded ... Read More »