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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 »

Alam granted bail in sedition charges

Sheikh Saleem Srinagar, May 04: A local court on Wednesday granted bail to firebrand Hurriyat leader Masrat Alam in sedition charges filed against him in 2010 for circulating a video asking security personal to quit Jammu and Kashmir. Special Mobile Passenger Tax & Electricity Magistrate Surinder Singh after hearing both prosecution as well as the respondent, rejected the objection filled ... Read More »

Court quashes detention of TeH district president under PSA

Srinagar, May 3, CNS: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday quashed the detention order of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat District President under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA). A single bench of Justice Muhammad Yaqub Mir quashed the PSA order of the state government under which Mir has been detained.    Authorities had arrested Mir in July 2015 vide FIR number ... Read More »

NEET Row: SC to hear J&K plea on Thursday

  New Delhi, May 3, CNS: The hearing into the application filed by the PDP-BJP led Jammu and Kashmir government seeking exemption of the state’s aspirants from National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) for medical courses in the Apex Court has been listed for Thursday, Commissioner Secretary Law Muhammad Ashraf Mir said.      Talking to CNS over phone from New Delhi, ... Read More »

Custodial killing of B’pora Boy: Court sends 4 murder accused cops to jail

  Booked under murder charges Suhail Rathore Bandipora, April 29:  A decade after the killing of a youth in police custody, Crime Branch Kashmir has booked four Kashmiri Policemen under murder charges and filled charge sheet against the policemen in a local court this week. The policemen have been booked under charges of murder, torture, illegal confinement, falsifying and distorting ... Read More »

‘Murder’ of Forest Guard: Court summons key witness to record statement

Bandipora, April 28, CNS: The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Bandipora Vijay Singh Manhas Thursday summoned one of the eyewitnesses to record his statement in a case related to murder of a Forest Guard whose dead body was recovered from Nallah Madhumathi in Bandipora two days after he along with two persons was picked up by an Army unit  on ... Read More »