Rashid Paul

Court restrains suspended IGP from posting ‘derogatory’ remarks against DGP’s ‘acquaintances’

Court restrains suspended IGP from posting ‘derogatory’ remarks against DGP’s ‘acquaintances’

Srinagar: A local court in Jammu has directed the suspended top cop, Basant Rath, not to publish any post or material defamatory or derogatory against six persons from Jammu who claim to be acquaintances of the J&K Director General of Police (DGP), Dilbagh Singh. The order was passed by 2nd Additional Munsif Jammu, Jeewan Kumar […]

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HC issues notice to GoI, local authorities on dumping of solid municipal waste in Wular lake

HC issues notice to GoI, local authorities on dumping of solid municipal waste in Wular lake

Srinagar: J&K High Court on Friday issued a notice to government of India and some local authorities on dumping of 66.59 metric tons of solid and biomedical waste in to Wular lake Kashmir. A division bench issued a notice on the matter and sought status report from Union of India through Secretary Ministry of Environment, […]

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Out of Rs 80, 000 Cr PMDP, very little has been spent till date

Out of Rs 80, 000 Cr PMDP, very little has been spent till date

Construction on most of the projects under the package either yet to take off or going at a funeral pace

Srinagar: Nearly five years down the line very little has been spent out of the rupees 80,000 core (actually Rs 62,393 crore)  Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP) for Jammu and  Kashmir which mostly contained the economic infrastructure projects under central sector in the erstwhile state, sources say. Construction on most of the projects under the […]

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Compensating victims of medical negligence; HC issues notices to authorities

Compensating victims of medical negligence; HC issues notices to authorities

Srinagar: With increase in maternity fatalities in Kashmir hospitals during the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic, J&K High Court today issued notices to authorities asking as to why the victims of medical negligence cannot be compensated out of the salaries of the erring medics. The notice was issued by a division bench of the court on […]

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CAT has no jurisdiction over process of appointments in J&K Bank: HC

CAT has no jurisdiction over process of appointments in J&K Bank: HC

Srinagar: In a landmark judgment, the J&K High Court Friday held that the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) does not have the jurisdiction over the process of selection for appointments in J&K Bank and the court continues to have jurisdiction to entertain petitions on the matter. “The CAT does not have the jurisdiction under Section 14 […]

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HC issues notices on petition seeking interest waiver on term loans

HC issues notices on petition seeking interest waiver on term loans

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Thursday issued notices to civil and financial institution authorities for waiver of interest on term loans availed by entrepreneurs in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh during periods of moratorium from 2014 to 2020. Hearing a petition by two entrepreneurial bodies, a division bench of the court directed issuing notices to […]

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HC allows ousted J&K Bank chairman’s plea to amend his earlier petition

HC allows ousted J&K Bank chairman’s plea to amend his earlier petition

Srinagar: J&K High Court on Wednesday allowed a plea by the deposed Chairman-cum-CEO of Jammu and Kashmir Bank, Parvez Ahmad Nengroo, seeking amendment in his earlier petition to encompass bifurcation of the post of Chairman-cum-CEO and creation of a Managing Director cum CEO’s post in the Bank. Nengroo sought to challenge the recent actions by […]

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J&K HC to hear, decide pending proceedings, orders passed by CDRC of erstwhile J&K State

J&K HC to hear, decide pending proceedings, orders passed by CDRC of erstwhile J&K State

Srinagar: “All the pending proceedings and appeals arising out of the orders or awards passed by the Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (CDRC) of the erstwhile State of Jammu and Kashmir shall continue to be heard and decided by J&K High Court,” a division bench of the court said today. The ruling ensued a case titled […]

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HC allows ferrying of material for macadamization of roads in city during daytime

HC allows ferrying of material for macadamization of roads in city during daytime

Srinagar: J&K High Court Friday allowed entry of vehicles carrying material for construction and macadamization of roads in the city during daytime with a direction that the work be carried out in an efficient and fast way. Chief Justice Gita Mittal ad Justice Sanjay Dhar while hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) ordered the concerned […]

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HC issues notice to J&K Bank on cancellation of selection of POs, banking associates 

HC issues notice to J&K Bank on cancellation of selection of POs, banking associates 

Srinagar: The J&K High Court has issued a notice to J&K Bank for cancelling the selection process for the posts of probationary officers and banking associates advertised by it in 2018. The court also ordered the bank to postpone (till further orders) the date of availability of the link for online registration of applications by […]

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