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Justice Magrey sees-off 3 children from Juvenile Home Harwan

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 29: Chairman, Juvenile Justice Committee J&K High Court, Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey today saw off three non-local children from the Observation Home, Harwan Srinagar, who will be returned to their families. Director State Judicial Academy (Secretary Juvenile Justice Committee High Court) Abdul Rashid Malik, District Magistrate Srinagar Syed Abid Rasheed, State Mission Director, ICDS, G A Sofi, SSP Srinagar ... Read More »

Ram Rahim Singh approaches HC, challenges CBI court order

Chandigarh, Sep 25 (PTI) Jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh today moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court, challenging a special CBI court's verdict sentencing him to 20 years in prison for raping two disciples. The CBI court in Panchkula on August 28 had sentenced Ram Rahim to 20 years in prison after his conviction. "We have filed ... Read More »

Chief Justice Badar Durrez inaugurates JK’s maiden e-court

'It will speed up delivery of justice' SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 21:   In a move towards the digitization of judiciary, the first paperless e-court Srinagar (Wing) in the State was inaugurated today here at High Court Srinagar. The court will start functioning from Monday and will use digitized case records thereby bringing down paper and space required to maintain the records. Chief ... Read More »

Oath ceremony for newly enrolled advocates held in Srinagar

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 19:  Jammu and Kashmir State Judicial Academy today organized oath ceremony for newly enrolled 105 Advocates of Kashmir province at State Judicial Academy (SJA) here. Proceedings were conducted by Abdul Rashid Malik, Director, JKSJA. He welcomed Justice, Alok Aradhe, Chairman, J&K State Judicial Academy, Justice M.K. Hanjura, Member, J&K State Judicial Academy and newly enrolled advocates and deliberated ... Read More »

Digitization only way to end corruption: Ganga

  Distributes financial assistance under PMAY JAMMU, SEPTEMBER, 17: Terming digitization of government machinery at all levels as only medium to end corruption, Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga today extolled that introduction of online services in several departments in the state is getting tremendous results with a notable decline in the corruption graph.  “Transparency and accountability has ... Read More »

Mian Qayoom returns home, Lawyers resume work

Srinagar, Sep 16 (KNS): Following “clean chit” to Mian Qayoom and his return today, the lawyers today resumed their work in all the courts of the Kashmir Valley after a two-day strike called by High Court Bar Association (HCBA). Qayoom, who is HCBA president, was questioned by NIA at New Delhi on Friday, was as per Bar given clean chit by ... Read More »

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 »