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Bar Condemns Random Arrests, Slapping of PSAs

Srinagar | Oct 13 (PTK): Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association Srinagar on Thursday strongly condemned the unabated arrests of youths and putting them behind the bars “without consideration to their age, health and other factors”. In a statement issued to PTK, Bar asked international Community to get out of their deep slumber and for the sake of humanity, ... Read More »

Hurriyat Conference leaders not terrorists, says Supreme Court

Observing that Hurriyat Conference leaders are not terrorists, the Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to entertain a PIL for stopping official funds to separatists/terrorists and their organisations in Jammu and Kashmir. A bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra and UU Lalit told petitioner Manohar Lal Sharma that it was he who was calling the beneficiaries as separatists, not the government, when ... Read More »

Law Secy for proper monitoring of court cases, timely filing of replies to avoid adverse orders

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 31:- Directing the Law Officers for rigorously pursuing the cases pending in different courts of the, Secretary, Law, Mr. Abdul Majid Bhat asked the concerned for taking proper care to present the view point  of the Government. Chairing a meeting of officers of Law Department  convened here today to review the status of Court cases including Public Interest Litigations, Contempt ... Read More »

Central Government has misled the Supreme Court: Omar

‘Disappointed at New Delhi’s apathy towards grave situation in Kashmir’ Srinagar, Aug 06 (KNS): National Conference Working President Omar Abdullah on Saturday expressed disappointment at the Central Government’s apathy towards the very grave situation in Kashmir and said the Central Government had misled the Supreme Court by saying the situation in the Valley was improving and under control. Expressing profound ... Read More »

SHRC faulty selection: Court directs Law Secretary to clear position:

  Srinagar, July 4, CNS: Jammu Kashmir High Court Monday directed Law Secretary to appear physically along with records before the court to clarify why the government erred in making the recommendation for appointing former High Court Judge, Justice (retd.) Imtiyaz Hussain as head of the State Human Rights Commission given the fact that Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti-led selection panel’s ... Read More »

Cabinet approves creation of 59 posts in Advocate General’s office

‘Creation of 8 posts of Research Assistants to assist High Court Judges’ Srinagar, June 23 (KNS): The Cabinet which met here today under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti accorded sanction to the creation of 59 posts of various categories in the office of the Advocate General, J&K. The posts include 5 posts of Sr. Scale Stenographer (9300-34800+GP ... Read More »

Initiatives taken to minimize pendency of court cases: Zulfkar

          Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CA&PD), Choudhary Zulfikar Ali today said that there are 57701 court cases pending in High Court and 136095 cases pending in Sub-ordinate Courts in the State and necessary steps are being taken to minimize their pendency.           While replying on behalf of Minister for Law and Justice to a question of Ghulam ... Read More »

Law Minister orders removal of six public prosecutors

Srinagar: Minister for Law & Justice Abdul Haq Khan today disengagement of six Public Prosecutors with immediate effect for non performance. The Public Prosecuors whose services have been disengaged are Syed Mujeeb Andrabi, 3rd Additional public Prosecutor Srinagar, Mr. Wasim Makhduma, 4th Additional Public Prosecutor Srinagar, Ms. Nuzhat Mughloo, Additional  Public Prosecutor TADA/POTA Srinagar, Mr. Suhail Ashraf Mir, Additional Public ... Read More »

Law Minister orders removal of six public prosecutors

Srinagar: Minister for Law & Justice Abdul Haq Khan today disengagement of six Public Prosecutors with immediate effect for non performance. The Public Prosecuors whose services have been disengaged are Syed Mujeeb Andrabi, 3rd Additional public Prosecutor Srinagar, Mr. Wasim Makhduma, 4th Additional Public Prosecutor Srinagar, Ms. Nuzhat Mughloo, Additional  Public Prosecutor TADA/POTA Srinagar, Mr. Suhail Ashraf Mir, Additional Public ... Read More »

‘Two retired chief justices and retired justice in the list’ Srinagar, Jun 17 (KNS): Finally, the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) is likely to get its Chairman as Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti will chair a meeting Friday evening here. Three candidates, including two retired chief justices- Nisar Ahmad Kakroo and Bilal Nazki- and retired justice Hakeem Imtiyaz- are in the ... Read More »