Rashid Paul

Dedicated department for women and children coming up: Govt informs HC

Dedicated department for women and children coming up: Govt informs HC

Srinagar, Oct 201: The J&K government is planning to create a dedicated department for women and children in the state. This was disclosed by the Secretary, Department of Social Welfare, who informed the J&K High Court today that the matter with regard to creation of a dedicated department for the women and children is considered […]

 Rashid Paul

HC seeks status of recovery of leased land at Gulmarg within 8 weeks

HC seeks status of recovery of leased land at Gulmarg within 8 weeks

Srinagar, Oct 17: The J&K High Court on Tuesday granted eight weeks time to government to file status report about the recovery of leased state land in the ski resort of Gulmarg. A division bench hearing a public interest petition seeking an end to vandalisation of the famed ski resort directed the government to file […]

 Rashid Paul

HC recommends administrative action against junior judge for transgressing jurisdiction

HC recommends administrative action against junior judge for transgressing jurisdiction

Srinagar, Oct 13: The J&K High Court on Saturday recommended initiation of administrative action against the Special Mobile Magistrate (Electricity), Unit-III, Pattan, for conducting trial in a case of death of a young person from Baramulla and drawing conclusions on “conjectures and surmises”. Justice M K Hanjura recommended to Chief Justice and the portfolio judge, […]

 Rashid Paul

HC seeks info from Union W&CD ministry

HC seeks info from Union W&CD ministry

Provision of funds to Anganwadi

Petition alleges that alteration of established procedures to accommodate favorites by ICDS officials Srinagar October 10: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court today sought information from the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development about the overall provision of funds to Anganwadi centers in the state. On a petition about the alleged application of fraudulent […]

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HC asks govt to facilitate fair trails of ‘children in conflict with law’

HC asks govt to facilitate fair trails of ‘children in conflict with law’

Srinagar, Oct 08: Observing that the children in conflict with law are not being provided a fair trial in Jammu and Kashmir, the High Court today directed the authorities to put an end to the problem and provide necessary manpower to institutions meant for the purpose. A division bench of the J&K High Court including […]

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HC asks Edu deptt to submit records of involved officers

HC asks Edu deptt to submit records of involved officers

Multi-crore ETT colleges scam…

Srinagar, Oct 05: In the multi-crore Elementary Teachers Training (ETT) colleges scam involving many educationists, the High Court on Friday directed the Education department to submit complete records of its involved officials before the Crime Branch of J&K Police. A division bench comprising Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Alok Aradhe passed the direction after […]

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HC asks top officials to file status report

HC asks top officials to file status report

Unwarranted delay in executing the road widening from Dalgate to Hazratbal

Srinagar: On the rupees 356 crore Dalgate to Hazratbal road widening project, the High Court has directed personal appearance of Deputy Commissioner Srinagar and Chief Engineer Roads & Buildings (R&B) in case they fail to file a status report about the land acquired and taken possession of for the purpose. Chief Justice Gita Mittal and […]

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Fix timeline for providing facilities at child-care homes: HC directs SWD

Fix timeline for providing facilities at child-care homes: HC directs SWD

Srinagar, Oct 01: The High Court has directed the Social Welfare Department (SWD) to fix a time-line for provision of required facilities at all the child-care institutes (CCIs) in the state. A division bench of Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Alok Aradhe after perusal of a report by SWD, directed the authorities to submit […]

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HC seeks details about recovery of properties

HC seeks details about recovery of properties

Gulmarg: Expiry of lease and license

Srinagar September 28: The High Court on Friday directed the government to file the details of recovery of the properties in the form of land for which lease and license has expired in the tourist resort of Gulmarg. Following reports of illegal possession of large amounts of land by influential businessmen and political families at […]

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Status of roads: HC puts PWD on notice

Status of roads: HC puts PWD on notice

“Inform about status of road improvement or face action”

Srinagar, Sep 25: The J&K High Court on Tuesday warned the Public Works Department (PWD) of appropriate action if it fails to apprise the court of the latest position of the roads in Kashmir. A division bench of Justice Alok Aradhe and Justice Tashi Rabstan sought status report from PWD with regard to position and […]

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