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Welfare Scheme for Girls HC seeks personal appearance of DSWOs

  Legal Correspondent Srinagar, March 14: High Court Monday directed all the District Social Welfare Officers (DSWOs) of the state to personally appear before the court after observing that they have not understood the true spirit of various welfare schemes for poor girls. A division bench of Justice Muzaffar Hussain Attar and Justice BS Walia asked all the DSWOs to ... Read More »

HC accepts EJAC president’s plea challenging single bench order

Case listed for arguments on March 17 Legal correspondent Srinagar: High Court on Monday accepted to hear a petition of EJAC President, Abdul Qayoom Wani challenging the order of a single bench that rejected his plea against his transfer order issued by the Directorate of School Education, Kashmir (DSEK). Wani through his counsel Mian Abdul Qayoom challenged the order of ... Read More »

Govt to refer posts of sacked docs to recruiting agency   

Srinagar, March 9:  The government Wednesday the vacancies created after terminating services of 100 doctors recently will be referred to the to the recruiting agencies. Commissioner Secretary to Government, Health and Medical Education Department told the high court that government has terminated services of 100 medical officers/ consultants who were on unauthorised absence from duty. He said the posts, which have fallen ... Read More »

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 »