Category: Jammu and Kashmir High Court

IAF personnel killing: TADA court to hear case against JKLF chief Yasin Malik on November 26.

Source – The TADA (Terrorist and Disruptive Activities Prevention Act) Court in Jammu on Tuesday ordered that it will hear the case against jailed separatist leader Yasin Malik for the killing of four Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel in Kashmir on November 26.  On September 10, 2019, a warrant was issued against Jammu and

Jammu and Kashmir transition into two Union Territories to be a ‘low key’ affair.

Source – The State of Jammu and Kashmir will transition into two Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh on October 31, and the process will begin with the swearing-in of the two newly appointed Lieutenant-Governors in Srinagar and Leh, respectively. The bifurcation and downgrade of the State into Union Territories will be a “low-key” affair, a

Farooq Abdullah’s sister and daughter released after 30 hours in prison

Source: The daughter and the sister of former J&K Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah and 11 other women, who were detained on Tuesday for protesting against abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, were released 30 hours later on Wednesday from the Srinagar Central Jail. Their counsel Altaf Khan said the women were made

In jail: Construction worker & leading lawyer

Source: One is a 19-year-old construction worker charged with aiding militants against Indian troops, the other is one of Kashmir’s most prominent lawyers, accused of being “an incorrigible secessionist”. Despite their different backgrounds, Uzair Maqbool Malik and Nazir Ahmad Ronga have something in common: they are among hundreds of people who have been detained

J&K HC Asks Agra Central Jail to Let J&K Detenus Meet Visiting Relatives

Source: New Delhi: Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey of Jammu and Kashmir high court’s Srinagar bench on Thursday directed the Agra Central Jail in charge to let a detenu’s brother-in-law meet him. Ishfaq Ahmad Ganie is a resident of Ari Gohal in Jammu and Kashmir’s Akad Mattan and has been detained in the Agra jail. His brother-in-law Sajjad Ahmad Bhat will now be able to meet him. The

J&K courts dispose of over 8,400 cases despite restrictions, communication clampdown

Source: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court and other lower courts in the Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh have disposed of over 8,400 cases in the last 23 days despite the strict clampdown on communication and other restrictions, The Times of Indiahas reported. An overwhelming number of cases – 7055 – have been disposed

Companies polluting Gulmarg must pay for waste-management: J-K HC

Source: Srinagar, Jul 26 The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has called for putting in place a mechanism to make companies, whose products lead to pollution at the ski-resort of Gulmarg, contribute towards waste-management at the tourist spot. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking to preserve the environment of Gulmarg, a division bench

Jammu and Kashmir HC to decide validity of NIA Act in state: Parliament may have trespassed into residuary power of Assembly

Source: Earlier this month, a petition was filed before the Jammu and Kashmir High Court challenging the application of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) Act to Jammu and Kashmir. Further, a bill to amend the NIA Act was passed in the Lok Sabha on 15 July which seeks to strengthen the existing law. In light of this, the