Rashid Paul

Rehabilitation of people affected by closing stone quarries along Mawar Nallah

Rashid Paul Srinagar, Dec 12: After ordering closure of stone quarry units along Mawar Nallah in Handwara area of north Kashmir, the J&K High Court Wednesday sought a report from the government indicating framing of a policy for rehabilitation of the affected unit holders. Justices A M Magrey and Sanjeev Kumar directed the government to […]

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 “In Kashmir, there is no place for youth to play”

 “In Kashmir, there is no place for youth to play”

 HC raps govt for scanty sports infrastructure, training facilities in J&K

Srinagar, Dec 10: J&K has 137 playfields against a requirement of 2500 for a population of 1.25 crores. Taking cognizance of this wretched state of affairs of the sports infrastructure in the state, the J&K High Court today sought information about the sports facilities in the state. According to official sources, J&K is unable to […]

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“No impact on candidates whose cases are pending adjudication before the courts”

“No impact on candidates whose cases are pending adjudication before the courts”

Annulling ReT scheme…

Srinagar December 06: The J&K High Court today said that the government decision to cancel the Rehbar I Talim (ReT) scheme will have no effect on those hundreds of candidates whose cases are pending adjudication before the courts. The court also issued notice to the government returnable within four weeks and ordered that the claim […]

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HC dismisses petition challenging appointment of VCs

HC dismisses petition challenging appointment of VCs

Imposes cost of Rs 10K on petitioner

Srinagar, Dec 18: The High Court on Monday imposed costs worth Rs 10,000 on a petitioner challenging the recommendations of the search committee for the appointment of Vice-Chancellors (VC) of the Universities of Jammu and Kashmir. The writ petition was filed by People’s Welfare Society through advocate A M Dar. It challenged the recommendations of […]

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HC wraps govt for tardy approach in solid waste management

HC wraps govt for tardy approach in solid waste management

Only Rs 1.22 cr out of Rs 12.11 cr available for waste management spent so far

Srinagar, Dec 01: Only Rs 1.22 crore have been utilized by the State government out of the total of Rs 12.11 crores received from Government of India (GoI) for solid waste management in the state, the High Court was informed today. During a hearing on the issue, the court’s attention was drawn towards an official […]

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HC asks Govt to finalize drug de-addiction policy

HC asks Govt to finalize drug de-addiction policy

Drug Abuse Is Alarming…

Srinagar, Nov 30: The J&K High Court today directed the government to finalize the drug de-addiction policy and report its completion before the next date of hearing of the case. The direction was issued after the court was informed that the policy for drug de-addiction for the state has been drafted by the Institute of […]

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Stop discrimination against transgenders: HC tells Govt

Stop discrimination against transgenders: HC tells Govt

Srinagar, Nov 30: Following complaints that the transgender community is being maltreated in Jammu and Kashmir as they are being allegedly refused protection by the police and treatment by the hospitals, the court directed “the authorities should ensure that that no police personnel; doctor or hospital administration denies equal treatment to the transgenders”. No police […]

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Dismantle toilets in close proximity to aquatic ecosystems: HC to Govt

Dismantle toilets in close proximity to aquatic ecosystems: HC to Govt

Asks ACB to expedite probe in Handwara PHE scam

Srinagar, Nov 29: After being informed about the disastrous state of affairs of the water-bodies of Kashmir, the High Court today directed the authorities to dismantle all the toilets that are in close proximity to aquatic ecosystems in the Valley. As the report by Regional Director, Pollution Control Board (PCB), apprised the court about the […]

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Address lack of facilities at child-care homes: HC to Govt

Address lack of facilities at child-care homes: HC to Govt

Srinagar, Nov 28: Taking cognizance of the court appointed amicus curie about the “miserable condition” of children in the state-run Child Care Homes, especially in the chilly weather conditions, the High Court today directed the government to instantly address the lack of facilities in these centers. The amicus curie Farah Bashir in the public interest […]

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HC asks VOK to expedite probe and report

HC asks VOK to expedite probe and report

Multi-crore Handwara PHE scam

    Rashid Paul Srinagar, Nov 27: J&K High Court on Tuesday directed the Vigilance Organization Kashmir (VOK) to expeditiously complete and report investigation into the scam in the Public Health Engineering (PHE) Division, Handwara. Hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) with regard to the multi-crore scam in PHE Division Handwara in which many engineers […]

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