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Delhi court decides to hear bail plea of Shahid Yousuf on Feb 5

New Delhi, Jan 23, CNS: A Delhi court on Tuesday extended the judicial custody of Syed Shahid Yousuf, son of Hizbul Mujhadeen Chief Syed Salahuddin, in a 2011 funding case till February 5.     District Judge Poonam Bambaywal also decided to hear the bail application moved by Yousuf, arrested and currently in the judicial custody, on February 5. In his bail application, the ... Read More »

JKMSCL vs State Hospitals GMS constitutes Board to probe the use of expired vaccines in LD Hospital

  Srinagar, Jan 23, CNS: Principal Government Medical College Srinagar has constituted a Board to ascertain the facts about the use of expired vaccines at Lal Ded Hospital Srinagar.    Recently, it had come to fore that expired vaccines ‘Menadione Sodium Bisulphate’ manufactured by Indore based pharmaceutical company ‘Modern Laborites’ were administered to neonates at Lal Ded Hospital.     Sources confirmed ... Read More »

Impart proper training to all stakeholders dealing with Juvenile Justice:  Justice Magray

  JAMMU, JANUARY17: Chairman, Juvenile Justice Committee, High Court of J&K, Justice Ali Mohammad Magray today stressed on imparting proper training to all the stakeholders dealing with Juvenile Justice in particular the staff members of Juvenile homes and police personals so that they are sensitized to deal with the children in friendly and cordial atmosphere. This was stated by the ... Read More »

Heavy School bags: HC directs Govt to frame final policy upto Feb 2018

Srinagar, Dec 30 (KNS): High Court has directed the state government to decide easing of heavy school bags. Double bench of Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar and Justice MK Hanjura said "We will leave it to Govt for easing down the heavy load of school bags.” The Govt through their counsel AM Mir, deliberated court upon Govt policy on heavy school bags ... Read More »

Gag order on employees vulnerable to challenge in court: Adv Zafar Shah

‘Public servants are Citizens too, their basic rights cannot be suspended’ Umar Manzoor Shah Srinagar, Dec 28 (KNS): Two days after the government here barred its employees to speak on political matters on social media, legal experts have termed such an order against the fundamental rights of a citizen living in a state and asked the government to explain the ... Read More »

JKSJA holds orientation programme on “Fair, Speedy Trial in Civil, Criminal Cases”

JAMMU, DECEMBER 23 – Jammu and Kashmir State Judicial Academy (JKSJA) today organized special orientation programme on “Fair and Speedy Trial in Civil and Criminal Cases” for Munsiffs of Jammu province. The training programme was inaugurated by Chief Justice, Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed. Chairman, J&K State Judicial Academy Justice Alok Aradhe and Senior Judge, High Court ... Read More »

After Court orders his release, Mushtaq-ul-Islam shifted to unknown destination, Family concerned

  Srinagar, Dec 21, CNS: Days after Jammu Kashmir High Court quashed the detention of Muslim League leader Mushtaq-ul-Islam under Public Safety Act, his family Thursday said they are unaware about his whereabouts and are visiting every jail looking for him.     Mushtaq-ul-Islam according to his family was arrested by Batamaloo Police some seven months back from the residence of his sister at ... Read More »

Rape Cases in JK witnessing a gradual decline

Against 331 cases in 2014, figure in 2016 comes down to 256 Srinagar, Dec 19 (KNS): Contrary to other states in India, the rape cases in Jammu and Kashmir are witnessing a decline with figures related to the heinous crime coming down with each passing year. During the past one year, the total number of rape cases witnessed in Jammu ... Read More »

National Lok Adalat Bandipora settles 394 cases

BANDIPOA, DECEMBER 10: A National Lok Adalat comprising 3 benches was held at Court Complex Bandipora and Court Complex Sumbal on Saturday. In all, 526 cases of various nature were taken up out of which 394 cases settled amicably. A settlement amount of Rs. 4242837 was also awarded during the Lok Adalat. For this purpose, 2  benches were established at District ... Read More »

National Lok Adalat holds across State

17219 cases disposed off, Rs.9 crore awarded as compensation JAMMU, DECEMBER 9:- According to the statement of R. N. Watal, Member Secretary J&K SLSA, National Lok Adalat were organized across the state today at  High Court, District and Tehsil level under the Patronage of Mr. Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed , Chief Justice, High Court of J&K ( Patron-in-Chief J&K State ... Read More »