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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 »

Beneficiaries of Marriage Scheme should get money within two weeks: HC tells Govt

  Mariyum Fayaz Srinagar, June 13: High Court today said the beneficiaries of Marriage Scheme for poor girls should get the amount within two weeks from the day of applying for availing the benefit. A division bench of the high court headed by Justice Muzaffar Hussain Attar directed all the Deputy Commissioners of the state to consider the applications of ... Read More »

Killing of a jamat-e-Islami Activist in 1993: HC serves notice to MLA Usman Majeed

  JKCCS demands suspension of the legislator Srinagar, June 06: High Court has issued notice to state government including sitting legislator from Bandipora Usman Majeed in connection with killing of a jamat-e-Islami activist in 1993. A single bench of Justice S Ramalingam issued the notices to the respondents within a months time after family of the victim approached court demanding ... Read More »

Advocate General D C Raina resigns

‘I am leaving with satisfaction’ Srinagar, June 01 (KNS): The Advocate General of the state, D C Raina, Wednesday submitted his resignation to the government to “tend to his family”. Raina told KNS that he has submitted his resignation to the government at 4 pm and will formally reach the government tomorrow. “I will be to tend to my family ... Read More »

Lok Adalat held at Srinagar

          SRINAGAR, MAY 26: To provide free legal service facilities, amicable settlement of the disputes and reduce pendency of cases in courts, a National Lok Adalat was held here at Consumer Court of President District Consumer Protection Forum, Old secretariat Srinagar.           The National Lok Adalat under Bench No (2) was presided over by Ms. Jeema Bashir, (District and Sessions Judge) President District ... Read More »