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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 »

Justice Walia sworn-in as High Court Judge

          SRINAGAR, MAY 23: Justice Bawa Singh Walia was sworn-in as Judge of Jammu and Kashmir High Court today in a ceremony held in the High Court complex here.           Justice Walia was administered oath of office by Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice N Paul Vasanthakumar.           Minister for Rural Development & Panchayati Raj and Law ... Read More »

Theft of Quran from SPS Museum: HC seeks personal appearance of IO

Syed Aatirah Srinagar, May 21: High Court has directed the personal appearance of a Police Officer who investigated the theft of a copy of Holy Quran from Sri Pratap Singh Museum in 2003. A Division Bench comprising Justice Muzaffar Hussain Attar and Ali Mohammad Magrey directed the Police Officer Masood Beigh to personally appear in court on next date of ... Read More »

Non-allotment of accommodation Court comes to the rescue of a visually impaired lawyer

Expresses displeasure and directs personal appearance of Director Estates    Jammu, May 20, CNS: Justice B.S. Walia of Jammu Kashmir High Court (Jammu Wing) came to the rescue of a visually impaired lawyer Suraj Singh who made a mention before the Court that despite the directions passed by the State High Court on November, 27, 2012 to accord consideration for allotment ... Read More »

Backdoor appointments by former Assembly Speakers: Court directs SVO to file ATR on the findings of preliminary inquiry

  Jammu, May 19, CNS: In a significant order Justice B.S. Walia of Jammu Kashmir High Court (Jammu Wing) in the much publicized writ petition filed by Prof. S.K. Bhalla seeking registration of FIR against 3 Ex-Speakers of J&K Legislative Assembly for making 37 illegal appointments in the J&K Legislative Assembly Secretariat, in the open court directed Inspector General of ... Read More »

Construction of flats on Agricultural land by Rajsthan based company: Court directs Govt to clear position 

Jammu, May 19, CNS: Jammu Kashmir High Court Thursday issued notices to different heads of the government departments directing them to clear their position with regard to conversion of Agriculture land illegally into commercial one.     Former legislative council member Murtaza Khan had filed a petition in Jammu High Court submitting that a Rajhstan based construction company ‘Adarsh Builders Limited’ ... Read More »

Court quashes detention of South Kashmir under PSA

Srinagar, May 18, CNS: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Wednesdayquashed detention under the Public Safety Act (PSA) of a South Kashmir youth Irshad Ahmed Mir against whom PSA had been slapped for his alleged involvement in “anti-India activities”. The court ordered release of 23 years old youth Irshad Ahmed Mir son of Abdul Rehman, a resident of Brakpora Anantnag ... Read More »