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Conduct traffic audit in Srinagar, seek expert help to tackle its disorder: HC to authorities

Conduct traffic audit in Srinagar, seek expert help to tackle its disorder: HC to authorities

Srinagar, Aug 13: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday asked the authorities to explore possibility of audit of traffic in the city and address its ever-increasing vehicular chaos. A division bench comprising newly appointed Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Alok Aradhe asked the authorities to explore the possibility of audit of traffic […]

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HC asks Wular authority to take steps for dredging, de-siltation

HC asks Wular authority to take steps for dredging, de-siltation

“The lake area has shrunk from 159 sq. kms to 86 sq. kms”

Srinagar August 11: The High Court today directed the Wular Conservation & Management Authority (WUCMA) to take steps for dredging and de-siltation of Wular Lake, which is facing an existential crisis. A division bench of court after perusal of concerned reports observed that drastic measures are required to be taken for protection of the lake […]

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HC seeks govt response to a contempt petition on Aadhaar

HC seeks govt response to a contempt petition on Aadhaar

Srinagar, Aug 10: The J&K High Court has issued a notice to the State Chief Secretary seeking his response to a contempt petition alleging willful disobedience on asking employees to link  Aadhaar cards with biometric attendance. The court asked the Chief Secretary to file the response within four weeks to the petition by advocate Syed […]

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Suspension of Sentence: HC dismisses ex-BOPEE chief’s plea

Suspension of Sentence: HC dismisses ex-BOPEE chief’s plea

Srinagar, Aug 08:The J&K High Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition by Mushtaq Ahmed Peer, ex-chairman of the Board of Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE), seeking suspension of the trial court order that sentenced him to 16 years of imprisonment and Rs one crore fine for selling MBBS entrance papers. “The application of the […]

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HC pulls Govt over deteriorating quality of Dal waters, illegal constructions

HC pulls Govt over deteriorating quality of Dal waters, illegal constructions

“LAWDA helping encroachers, indirectly”

Srinagar August 01: The High Court has directed the government to respond to a recent report by court commissioners exposing the deteriorating water quality of Dal Lake and the spree of ongoing illegal constructions in it. The court asked the government to report by next date on the level of pollutants incessantly flowing into the […]

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Give all pensionary benefits to SFC employees: HC directs Govt

Give all pensionary benefits to SFC employees: HC directs Govt

Srinagar July 31: The High Court has directed the government to give all the pensionary benefits to J&K State Forest Corporation (SFC) employees as is being provided to staffers of other public sector enterprises and departments in the state. Justice M. K. Hanjura disposed off the writ petitions by the SFC employees Association seeking post […]

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HC refrains Govt from acting upon NFS for KAS members

HC refrains Govt from acting upon NFS for KAS members

Srinagar: The state High Court today directed the government to refrain from acting upon a notification regarding Non-Functional (Monetary) Scheme (NFS) in respect of the members of the Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Service. Hearing a petition by one Itrat Hussain Rafiqi and others, appointed to the Kashmir Administrative Service in 2005 and 2008 respectively and […]

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HC asks CFSL, CBI to complete DNA report in a week

HC asks CFSL, CBI to complete DNA report in a week

Case of Barzulla youth who parents claim died in Kup encounter

Srinagar July 25: J&K High Court on Wednesday directed the Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to complete the DNA fingerprinting of a Barzulla (a Srinagar outskirt) man whose son was killed in a gun battle and then buried in the border area of Kupwara. Justice Tashi Rabastan, who heard […]

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Pahalgam Golf Course Scam:  HC asks Govt to file response

Pahalgam Golf Course Scam:  HC asks Govt to file response

“Officials allegedly distributed compensation to people who had never provided any land for the project”

Srinagar July 24: The High Court today directed the government to file response within four weeks in the Pahlgam Golf Course extension scam where government officials allegedly siphoned off crores of rupees of public money while falsely acquiring land for the project. A bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey and Justice Tashi Rabstan directed the […]

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HC asks govt to consider deserving Class-IV forest dept employees for promotion

HC asks govt to consider deserving Class-IV forest dept employees for promotion

Srinagar, Jul 21: The High Court today directed the State government to consider the case of hundreds of Class-IV employees of the Forest department for promotion against the post of forest guards under recruitment rules within two months. Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, directed the State government to “consider the case of the employees for promotion […]

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