Rashid Paul

HC dismisses petition of sacked judge

HC dismisses petition of sacked judge

Srinagar: A division bench of the J&K & Ladakh High Court on Tuesday dismissed a writ petition by an ex judge challenging his order of removal from service on the allegations of “committing” a big financial fraud. The bench of Chief Justice Pankaj Mithal and Justice Sanjeev Kumar after finding the ex judge Javid Ahmad […]

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Can India Avoid An Implosion!!!

Can India Avoid An Implosion!!!

Its Muslims Can Certainly Avoid Their Destruction By Ignoring Nupur Sharmas

Many houses of the Muslims who participated in the protests that turned violent following the hateful remarks against Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) by now-suspended BJP spokeswoman have been bulldozed by the Uttar Pradesh government, said a 13th of June report by the BBC. Mudassir alias Kaifi and Sahil succumbed to bullet injuries by Police in Ranchi […]

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Sketchy Evidence: HC grants bail to Waheed Parra

Sketchy Evidence: HC grants bail to Waheed Parra

Directs him to surrender his passport, make himself available before IO, as and when required, appear before the trial Court on each and every hearing

Srinagar: J&K and Ladakh High Court Wednesday granted bail to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) youth leader Waheed-ur-Rehman Para. The court allowed an appeal by Para through his counsel against the rejection of his bail plea on 20th  last year by the special judge designated court under the NIA Act in case in FIR No.31/2020. The […]

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In the din of wicked loudspeakers, Islam loses its message of peace.

In the din of wicked loudspeakers, Islam loses its message of peace.

Verse 205 of Surah Al-A'raf of the Quran says “Remember your Lord deep in your very soul in all humility and awe, without raising your voice….” .

The State action on loudspeakers in North, South and Western India has finally permeated to Jammu and Kashmir. The Civic body of Jammu a few days ago decided to act on unauthorized use of loudspeakers and public address systems from public places like mosques, temples, gurudwaras, churches, and community halls. The issue is whether the […]

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SFC’s losses accumulate to Rs 250 cr; CAG punches wholes in its working

SFC’s losses accumulate to Rs 250 cr; CAG punches wholes in its working

Points to arbitrary manner of allotting timber extraction as one of many irregularities

Srinagar: Undue favors to contractors for extraction of timber and many other irregularities are bleeding the Jammu and Kashmir State Forest Corporation (J&KSFC), with its losses now having accumulated to around Rs 250 crore. A report presented by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India on April 06, 2022 reveals that the accumulated losses […]

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HC secures presence of Principal GMC, grants one month’s time to comply with earlier court orders

HC secures presence of Principal GMC, grants one month’s time to comply with earlier court orders

Determination of service, pension benefits of employee …

Srinagar: J&K High Court today secured the presence of Principal Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar, Dr Saima Rashid, through a warrant executed through Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) to the tune of Rs 5,000 for not determining the service and pension benefits of an employee. In the post lunch session, respondent Dr Samia Rashid was […]

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HC orders DGP to initiate departmental inquiry against former IO

HC orders DGP to initiate departmental inquiry against former IO

Planting of witnesses in 2010 Kathua murder case

Srinagar: The High Court has ordered the Director General (DGP) of J&K Police to initiate departmental inquiry against a former police sub inspector, Sanjeet Sharma, for planting witnesses in the murder case of a young woman in Kathua district of Jammu in 2010. Observing “the planting of the witnesses by the   investigating officer (IO) Sanjeet […]

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Declining earnings push Kashmir’s handicrafts sector into red

Declining earnings push Kashmir’s handicrafts sector into red

Lack of corrective measures may cost us this ‘distinctive cultural identity’, experts warn

Srinagar: Handicrafts exports of Kashmir have nosedived to a two decade low of around Rs 600 crores. The sector is in red and if corrective measures are not taken, Kashmir’s existing “economic chaos” will aggravate further, and the Valley will lose an important feature of its distinctive cultural identity, stakeholders and experts warn. Actual value […]

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J&K’s Debt Load Hits Record 1 lakh crores

J&K’s Debt Load Hits Record 1 lakh crores

As 6 % of expenditures go as interest payments, UT does require generous funding in the wake of PM Modi’s philosophy of cooperative and competitive federalism

J&K’s Debt to Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) ratio is fast heading northward. The region tops the states and union territories of India with the highest liabilities to GSDP ratio along with Punjab at 53 percent. The ratio is the highest for J&K in the decade. The erstwhile state’s GSDP at current prices in 2020-21 […]

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Karan Singh moves court over occupation of his Lake Pavilion property in Dal Lake by security forces

Karan Singh moves court over occupation of his Lake Pavilion property in Dal Lake by security forces

HC asks central and UT govts to file reply to Singh’s petition

Srinagar: J&K High Court on Wednesday directed some top civil and security officers of the central and union territory governments to file reply in a writ petition by Dr Karan Singh, former president of the erstwhile state of J&K, over the forcible occupation of his property by government forces within Dal Lake. Dr Karan Singh […]

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