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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 »

Shopian Lok Adalat settles 3818 cases, recovers Rs 1.99 cr

SHOPIAN, DECEMBER 09: A National Lok Adalat was held at district court complex here under the supervision of Chairman District Legal Service Authority Shopian, Ashok Kumar Shavan. During the proceedings, 10 benches were constituted for taking up cases of matrimonial disputes, land acquisition, criminal compoundable, electricity bills, bank recovery, and other civil disputes. A total of 5521 cases were taken ... Read More »

Plug loopholes in investigation process to ensure timely deliverance of justice: Abdul Haq to JKP

Promotions in Prosecution wing to be on performance basis JAMMU, NOVEMBER 26: Minister for Law and Justice Abdul Haq Khan on Sunday directed the prosecution wing of the J&K Police to improve the investigation process in criminal cases so that justice system can be improved.           Minister said this while reviewing the performance of the prosecution wing of JK Police in Jammu ... Read More »

Lawyers’ conference calls for robust legal framework to deal with cybercrime

  SRINAGAR, NOV 25 (PTK): A conference attended by prominent lawyers and academics from the country today called for a robust legal framework to deal with rising cybercrime across the world. The two-day conference on ‘Cyber Laws and Cyber Security’ is being organized by Anjuman-e-Vakula Kashmir at the auditorium of the Media Complex here. The conference was attended by some of ... Read More »

Court overturns the ruling of Sub-Judge Pattan

Directs Municipality to demolish illegal structure on state land Baramulla, Nov 22, CNS: Overturning the ruling of Sub-Judge Pattan, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed Municipal Committee to dismantle illegal structures being raised on state land in Pattan town of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district.     Some members of Ziyarat Shareef Committee Pattan in violation of Municipal Committee orders had ... Read More »

Justice Magrey inaugurates sensitization program on Drugs & Cosmetics Act

Calls for effective implementation of the Act JAMMU, NOVEMBER 18: Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, Judge, High Court of J&K, on Saturday inaugurated sensitization program on Drugs and Cosmetics Act with the aim to strengthen the Judicial and Administrative Institutions. The 2-day sensitization program is being organized by the J&K State Judicial Academy (J&KSJA) to improve necessary skills and efficiency of all stakeholders ... Read More »

SC issued 4 weeks’ notice to Government of India to file Status Report on PaK prisoners in Indian jails 

  New Delhi, Nov 14, CNS: Supreme Court of India Tuesday directed Union of India to file Status Report on the detention of Pakistani-Pak administered Kashmir and foreign prisoners detained in the Indian jails.     The Supreme Court of India issued this notice on a writ petition filed by Prof. Bhim Singh in person against the illegal, unconstitutional and improper detention/trials of foreign ... Read More »

Chief Justice inaugurates new District Court Complex at Pulwama

Calls for resolving disputes through ‘Alternative Disputes Redressal Mechanism’ PULWAMA, NOVEMBER 13: Chief Justice Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice BadarDurrez Ahmed inaugurated Pulwama District Court Complex here today. Administrative Judge for District Pulwama Justice Mir Yaqoob, and Law Secretary Abdul Majeed Bhat were accompanying the Chief Justice. DIG South S P Pani, Deputy Commissioner Pulwama Ghulam Mohammad Dar, SSP Pulwama Mohammad ... Read More »

Petition seeking CBI probe into allegations leveled against Ex-Dy. CM by Addl. PRO

HC directs Comm/Secys GAD/Home to file response and fixed December, 15 for final disposal    Jammu ,Nov 13 ,CNS: Today Justice Tashi Rabstan of Jammu and Kashmir High Court (Jammu Wing) in the open court directed Senior AAG W.S. Nargal appearing for Commissioner/Secretary to Govt. of J&K Home Department and Commissioner/Secretary to Govt. of J&K General Administration Department (GAD) to ... Read More »

HC comes to rescue of Fire Services aspirants

Fire and Service Dept to start fresh process for recruitment of 900 posts with 2013 advertisement Srinagar, Nov 10 (KNS): The Fire and Services Department will start a fresh process for recruitment of around 900 posts, under three advertisement notices issued in 2013.  This is in view of the recent High Court judgement which quashed a home department order that ... Read More »