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HC to introduce Video-Conferencing facility for litigants from far flung areas: Chief Justice

Justice Badar Durrez visits Kargil Courts, interacts with Judicial Officials, Lawyers Kargil, Sep 15 (KNS): Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed today said efforts are on to introduce video conferencing facility for the litigants from far flung areas of the state. Chief Justice is on a tour to Ladakh and was speaking during ... Read More »

SHRC directs govt to pay 35 lakh compensation to Jammu man

‘He lost 7 family members in an attack by unknown gunmen’ Srinagar, Sep 15 (KNS): J&K State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) Thursday directed the Chief Secretary of J&K to pay Rs 35 lakh compensation to a man who lost seven members of his family  The man had alleged that seven members of his family were killed by unknown gunmen during an attack ... Read More »

After HC quashes PSA, B’pora Court grants bail to Journalism student

Edu Min assures no PSA will be slapped again Bandipora, September 11: A local court here in Bandipora today granted bail to a Journalism student of the district in two cases, who was slapped with the draconian PSA Public Safety Act, described as lawless law by the amnesty international. Tahir Hussain Mir, 24, was arrested in September 2016 and was ... Read More »

Conclave successfully brought stakeholders together: Justice Lokur

2-day Roundtable Conference on Juvenile Justice concludes Experts identify problems, suggest measures for effective implementation of Juvenile Justice Act Recommendations will serve as roadmap for the Govt to move forward: Chief Secretary SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 10: The 2-day State Roundtable Conference on implementation of Jammu and Kashmir Juvenile Justice Act concluded at Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) here on Sunday. On the ... Read More »

Protection of Juveniles is duty of all of us: Justice Magrey

Juveniles need to be handled with compassion: DGP Vaid Srinagar, Sep 07 (KNS): Two day training programme of Special Juvenile police units began today at Police Headquarters Srinagar. The Inaugural session was attended by the Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey Judge, High Court of J&K (Chairperson J&K Juvenile Justice Committee), Director General of Police, S.P. Vaid, Ld. Advocate General, Jahangir Iqbal ... Read More »

SHRC directs Govt, SKIMS to provide financial assistance to a poor patient

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 07: State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has directed the state government and Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences to provide an assistance of Rs 5.5 lakh to a poor patient suffering from kidney failure. Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Lone of Gagal Lolab had approached SHRC with a prayer that he is suffering kidney failure and is under the treatment of SKIMS Soura, ... Read More »

Man gets 5 –yr jail for sodomising boy in Bandipora

Bhat Waheed Bandipora, September 05: A local court today sentenced a man for 5 years imprisonment for sodomising a minor,  14 years ago.           Chief Judicial Magistrate Bandipora Raja Muhammad Tasleem sentenced Mohammad Ramzan Sofi Alias Cement to a simple imprisonment of 5 years with a fine of Rs 20000 after being found guilty of doing unnatural sex with a minor ... Read More »

2016 killings: SHRC issues notice to DG Police

  Srinagar, Aug 29, CNS: State Human Rights Commission has admitted a petition seeking probe into the civilian killings in 2016 and compensation to the victim families. The Commission also issued a notice to Director General of Police asking him to furnish a detailed report in this regard.       The Commission’s response came after a petition was filed by Centre for ... Read More »

Govt initiates process for constitution of maiden Law Commission

‘Term of Commission shall be for a period of 3 years’           SRINAGAR, AUGUST 12: The Government today accorded formal sanction to the establishment of Law Commission in the State for a period of three years.           The Commission consists of a full-time chairperson, two full-time members and two part time members while Secretary Law will be the ex-officio member ... Read More »

Srinagar gets new, state-of-art District Court Complex

Spread over 230 kanals of land, complex has 2.5 lakh sft working space with scenic greens SRINAGAR, JULY 29: Enumerating the importance of the institution of justice for bringing accountability in democracies, Minister for Law and Justice, Abdul Haq, today said an effectively functioning judiciary has a cascading effect on other institutions of the State. "Without the institution of justice, mankind ... Read More »