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Expedite trial in cases of violence against women: Chief Justice Mittal to Judiciary

  Visits District Court Complex Srinagar; Interacts with members of J&K High Court Bar Association Kashmir SRINAGAR, AUGUST 16:  Chief Justice, J&K High Court, Justice Gita Mittal today said there is a need to expedite trial in cases of atrocities and domestic violence against women.  She made these remarks during her maiden visit to District Court Complex Moominabad here. Chief Justice was accompanied ... Read More »

Governor calls for regular follow-up of court cases pertaining to recruitments

 Srinagar, Aug 14, CNS: Governor N N Vohra has asked Chief Secretary to ensure that all Administrative Secretaries and the recruiting agencies respond promptly in every case in which there are “Stay Orders” from competent courts and ensure that the prolonged pendency of such cases does not result in delaying the recruitment processes. Governor observed “the concerned Departments, in coordination with ... Read More »

HC orders eviction of unauthorized occupants from government accommodation

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 08: In a significant order, Jammu and Kashmir High Court has ordered eviction of unauthorized occupants from the government accommodation in the State. “In the meantime, Director Estates, J&K Government shall ensure eviction of all unauthorized occupants from the Government accommodations and report compliance,” the single bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey ordered while adjudicating on a petition titled ... Read More »

Rashid Ali Dar elevated as High Court Judge

Srinagar, Aug 2, CNS: The Government of India (GoI) has cleared the name of Rashid Ali Dar, then Principal Sessions Judge Srinagar, for elevation of High Court judge.    Official sources said the warrant of elevation of Rashid Ali Dar is likely to be issued in next few days. Rashid Ali Dar retired as Principal District and Session Judge Srinagar on November ... Read More »

Kashmir Bar Association asks Govt to respect the rights of media houses

  Srinagar, July 25, CNS: Kashmir Bar Association has castigated authorities for muzzling the voice of the press in Kashmir Valley.   Kashmir Bar Association General Secretary, Advocate GN Shaheen in a statement said that journalists and media houses should be allowed to work freely in Valley and their voice should not be choked.   “Authorities should stop intimidating and suppressing journalists. Freedom ... Read More »

Justice Magrey inaugurates Industrial Tribunal, Consumer Protection Forum at Moominabad

SRINAGAR, JUNE 27: Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey today inaugurated the relocated Jammu & Kashmir Industrial Tribunal/Labour Court and District Consumer Protection Forum at District Court Complex Moominabad in presence of Justice M K Hanjura. Principal District & Sessions Judge Srinagar, Mohammad Akram Chowdhary, Director State Judicial Academy, Abdul Rashid Malik, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan, Secretary Law, Abdul Majid ... Read More »

Justice Magrey takes stock of ongoing works at District Court Complex Srinagar

SRINAGAR, JUNE 11-  Senior Judge High Court of Jammu and Kashmir, Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey paid a surprise visit to the District Court Complex Moominabad Srinagar and took stock of the progress of work and other co-related infrastructure issues concerning the said complex. He was accompanied by Judge High Court of J&K Justice M. K. Hanjura, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Municipal Commissioner ... Read More »

Justice Magrey for swift disposal of cases

Srinagar, Apr 26, CNS: Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey today stressed the need to ensure swift disposal of cases to uphold the faith of people in Judiciary.  He was addressing one-day workshop titled “Importance of Criminal Appeal in Higher Courts and Role of Prosecutors and Investigators” organized by J&K Police at Police Headquarters here.  Justice Magrey was Chief Guest on the occasion ... Read More »

Kathua rape and murder: Law Minister lauds the role of police

  Srinagar, Apr 21, CNS: Government Saturday lauded the role of Jammu and Kashmir Police saying that Crime Branch team that exposed the accused rapists and killers of 8 year old Kathua girl comprises of upright and dedicated officers.    While talking to reporters on the sidelines of a function here in Kashmir capital Srinagar, Law Minister Abdul Haq Khan said government ... Read More »

Law deptt examining the demand over death penalty to rape accused: Haq Khan

‘Debate, discussion, consultations must before a final decision’ Srinagar, Apr 19 (KNS): Following the rising demand for death penalty to rape accused the law department of Jammu and Kashmir government has initiated a process to draw a road map for a legislation that could be pushed through in the assembly for making a law on death penalty to rape accused. ... Read More »