Category: Jammu and Kashmir High Court

SC paves way for construction of NH

Source:- Excelsior CorrespondentSRINAGAR, Jan 19: The Supreme Court has paved way for construction of road widening and flyover on National Highway connecting the Jammu-Akhnoor-Poonch and Rajouri, by staying the operation of order of High Court whereby status quo was directed to be maintained.The three Judge bench comprising Justice A M Khanwilkar, Justice B R Gawai

Jammu & Kashmir High Court: Private interest must give way to public interest

Source:- The Jammu and Kashmir High Court recently emphasised that private interests must give way to the public interest, while dismissing appeals challenging a land acquisition proceeding. The Court also pointed out that it was the consistent view of the Constitutional Courts that the viability or feasibility of the process would not fall within the

All not well with J&K, liquor vends allotted arbitrarily for all times: HC

Source:- Chandigarh, December 28 An order passed by the Jammu and Kashmir High Court today made it clear that all is not well with the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, the latest being “total arbitrary exercise of power” in the allotment of liquor vends virtually “for all times to come by the finance minister

Justice Pankaj Mithal to be next CJ of Jammu and Kashmir HC

Source:- New Delhi, December 16 Justice Pankaj Mithal of the Allahabad High Court will be the next Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court. The Supreme Court Collegium headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde has also recommended Calcutta High Court’s Justice Sanjib Banerjee for appointment as Chief Justice of the Madras High

Gulmarg land scam: Judge adjourns hearing for ‘lack of powers’

Source:- Special judge anti-corruption court on Tuesday adjourned hearing of the infamous Gulmarg land scam case for want of powers in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district. The first additional district and sessions judge, Baramulla, who is also the judge of the special anti-corruption court for the districts of Baramulla, Kupwara and Bandipora, has adjourned the

Video: SC on Central Vista project, SC on Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Source:- The Supreme Court has stayed the contempt proceedings which was sought to be initiated against Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari by the Uttarakhand High Court which had issued a notice on the same. The contempt proceedings stem from the alleged failure of the Governor to follow an order of payment of market rent for

17K hectares grabbed under Roshni scheme will be returned: Thakur

Source:- Union Minister Anurag Thakur on Saturday expressed confidence that J&K would get back 17,000 hectares of land grabbed under the Roshni scheme and action would be taken against the guilty. “The Roshni Act has been struck down by the J&K High Court. It has been termed illegal and unconstitutional. It had been brought in

Justice Bindal made Acting CJ of Jammu & Kashmir High Court

Source:- The appointment follows retirement of Chief Justice Gita Mittal. Justice Bindal is known for his proficiency in bringing justice closer to the people through computerisation. As chairman of a panel constituted by the National Legal Services Authority, he has already submitted a report on optimal use of technology, including artificial intelligence. Justice Bindal was

Jammu and Kashmir HC launches legal outreach programme Insaf Ki Dastak

Source:- The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday launched its legal outreach programme, Insaf Ki Dastak, that aims at providing access to justice to people who live in far-flung and inaccessible areas of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh. The program was inaugurated by Chief Justice, High Court of Jammu and Kashmir, Justice Gita Mittal.

Post offices in Jammu and Kashmir to help deliver justice

Source:- Post offices in Jammu and Kashmir will help deliver justice. In an out-of-the-ordinary initiative, the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir is on Monday launching a project that uses the pre-existent postal system in 11 districts to allow citizens to register their disputes through the local post offices as well as common service centres.