HC seeks info on reconstruction of burnt schools

HC seeks info on reconstruction of burnt schools

SRINAGAR: The J&K high court has sought information from government about the repairing and reconstruction of schools burnt down in Kashmir Valley last year. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a division bench of Justices Mohammad Yaqoob Mir and Justice Janak Raj Kotwal passed the direction after perusal of an affidavit filed by amicus curie in […]

HC seeks monthly report from IOC on auto LPG station in Valley

HC seeks monthly report from IOC on auto LPG station in Valley

SRINAGAR: Terming the explanation by Indian Oil Corporation on non-installation of Auto LPG Dispensing Station (ALDS) as “not plausible and unacceptable”, the J&K high court has directed it to file monthly status report about the progress in setting up of the facility in the Kashmir Valley. The directions by a division bench of Justices Mohammad […]

HC directs govt to make all roads to Srinagar ‘motorable’ within 10 days

HC directs govt to make all roads to Srinagar ‘motorable’ within 10 days

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Wednesday directed the government to make all roads leading to and within Srinagar “motorable” within ten days. “Generally, it is noticed that due to harsh weather and other circumstances, most of the roads are in a bad condition. Until macadamization process is taken up at an appropriate time, the […]

Court upholds bail to Alam

Court upholds bail to Alam

Srinagar:  A Bandipora court on Monday rejected a review petition filed by ruling PDP-BJP government against Chief Judicial Magistrate’s February 21 order granting bail to Muslim League chairman and senior Hurriyat Conference leader Masarat Alam Bhat in a case registered against him in a police station Sumbal in 2010. Allowing the contention by Alam’s counsel […]

Human, eco losses in Tosa Maidan: HC asks govt to reply to a PIL

Human, eco losses in Tosa Maidan: HC asks govt to reply to a PIL

Srinagar: The J&K high court on Monday issued a notice, calling Indian Home Secretary and state’s chief secretary, to file response within six weeks to a Public Interest Litigation, seeking directions for a detailed survey to assess loss and damage to human life and the environment of the Tosa Maidan due to artillery and other […]

Alam Vs Sagar: HC quashes proceedings on bogus voting against poll officials

Alam Vs Sagar: HC quashes proceedings on bogus voting against poll officials

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court has quashed an order by Chief Judicial Magistrate, directing investigation against officials into the allegations of bogus voting in Khanyar assembly segment which was won by National Conference’s General Secretary and former minister Ali Mohammad Sagar in 2014. “For proceeding against a public servant a prior sanction by a competent […]

GoI rules out Int’l flights from Srinagar till ‘increase in market potential’

GoI rules out Int’l flights from Srinagar till ‘increase in market potential’

SRINAGAR: In a virtual snub to Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation has ruled out operation of international flights from Srinagar airport till “increase in market potential”. “As and when there is increase in market potential and there is a need to develop the routes, my ministry will consider developing Srinagar as […]

PHE scam Handwara: HC asks govt to expedite departmental enquiry ‘Submit report in 4 weeks or face action’

PHE scam Handwara: HC asks govt to expedite departmental enquiry ‘Submit report in 4 weeks or face action’

SRINAGAR: The J&K high court has directed government to expedite departmental enquiry against delinquent officials allegedly involved in multi-crore scam in Public Health Engineering (PHE) Department Handwara. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a division bench of Justices Ali Mohammad Magrey and Bawa Singh Walia directed the Commissioner Secretary Irrigation and Flood Control (PHE) Department to […]

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