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 asks police to probe 18-year-old murder by Ikhwan

Court asks police to probe 18-year-old murder by Ikhwan

Srinagar: A court in Ganderbal has directed police to set up a special investigations team to investigate the murder of one Ghulam Mohammad Lone by government sponsored Ikhwan militiamen 18 years ago. In a statement, Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) said Lone was killed by members of the Ikhwan led by Nazir Ahmad […]

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 […]

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 […]

Habeas Corpus can’t be closed if PSA extension unchallenged: HC

Habeas Corpus can’t be closed if PSA extension unchallenged: HC

Srinagar: A division bench of the High Court on Friday set aside the judgement of its single bench that had ruled in favour of the government’s contention that if the detention of a person under Public Safety Act (PSA) has been extended by a fresh order, then no relief can be granted to him until […]

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