Rashid Paul

HC bans transfer of land, residential flats by rehabilitated Dal-dwellers to third parties

HC bans transfer of land, residential flats by rehabilitated Dal-dwellers to third parties

Srinagar, May 22: In order to arrest the land transfer scandal at rehabilitation sites for Dal-dwellers, the J&K High Court today directed prohibition of all land and residential flat transfers, alienations and parting of possessions by allottees to third parties. The court directed Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) to take immediate steps towards prohibiting […]

 Rashid Paul

HC dismisses petition seeking refixing of polling date for Anantnag LS constituency

HC dismisses petition seeking refixing of polling date for Anantnag LS constituency

Srinagar, May 21: The J&K High Court Tuesday dismissed a petition by a candidate seeking refixing of the polling date for the Anantnag parliamentary constituency for which polling concluded on 6th of this month. The petition was filed by one Shams Khawaja, a contestant to the parliamentary seat in south Kashmir, pleading that he was […]

 Rashid Paul

HC asks govt to explore possibility of setting up more observation homes for child delinquents

HC asks govt to explore possibility of setting up more observation homes for child delinquents

Srinagar, May 16: The J&K High Court Thursday directed the State government to examine the possibility of setting up more observation homes to facilitate production of children (in conflict with law) before the Juvenile Justice Boards (JJBs). The respondents shall examine the possibility of setting up more observation homes to facilitate production of children before […]

 Rashid Paul

HC takes suo moto cognizance of Bandipora rape case

HC takes suo moto cognizance of Bandipora rape case

Asks IGP to file status report by Friday; directs media to follow statutory prohibitions against disclosure of identity of victim

Srinagar May 15: The J&K High Court on Wednesday registered the rape of a minor girl child at Bandipora  as a writ petition in public interest and directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir to report to the court steps being taken for effective investigation into the matter besides protection to the victim and […]

 Rashid Paul

HC orders inquiry by CB into alleged rape in police custody

HC orders inquiry by CB into alleged rape in police custody

Srinagar May 11: In a case of alleged rape of a woman in a police station by cops at Jammu the J&K High Court today directed an inquiry to ascertain the veracity of the complaint by the Crime Branch of J&K Police While disposing off the case, Justice Sanjeev Kumar observed that he found no […]

 Rashid Paul

J&K HC seeks status of recruitments for running DFCO

J&K HC seeks status of recruitments for running DFCO

Srinagar, May 09: In order to effect the execution of Food Safety and Standards law in the state, the J&K High Court on Thursday directed the Service Selection Recruitment Board (SSRB) to submit a report about the recruitment of various non-gazetted posts in the Drugs and Food Control Organization (DFCO). The direction was issued to […]

 Rashid Paul

HC asks Principal GMC to step down; raps govt for inaction

HC asks Principal GMC to step down; raps govt for inaction

Srinagar, May 03: The J&K High Court on Friday directed Dr. Samia Rashid to stop functioning as Principal, Government College (GMC) Srinagar in compliance to the judgment passed by the court that quashed her appointment. “The respondent no. 3 (Dr. Samia Rashid) shall stop functioning as principal GMC from today in compliance to the judgment […]

 Rashid Paul

HC rules against guidelines violating J&K laws for petrol dealership allotments

HC rules against guidelines violating J&K laws for petrol dealership allotments

Srinagar, May 02: The J&K High Court on Thursday directed that the guidelines by Government of India-owned oil companies which make citizens of India as the state-subjects of J&K under its Income Tax Rules shall not be given effect in respect of the applicants for petrol dealerships in the state. Hearing a petition on the […]

 Rashid Paul

J&K HC directs SMC to improve city sanitation to curb menace of stray dogs

J&K HC directs SMC to improve city sanitation to curb menace of stray dogs

Srinagar, May 01: With Kashmir recording around 31,000 dog bite cases in the last five years, the J&K High Court in order to curb the menace today directed the Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) to take effective steps for improving city sanitation. A division bench hearing a public interest petition on the threat posed by […]

 Rashid Paul

HC questions continuation of incumbent GMC principal GMC

HC questions continuation of incumbent GMC principal GMC

Srinagar, Apr 30: The J&K High Court Tuesday questioned the government as to how Dr. Samia Rashid is continuing as Principal, Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar, despite her appointment having been quashed by the court in its judgment of February 2019. The High Court had on February 28 this year overturned the appointment of Dr. […]