Home Ministry seeks report on J&K High Court order on Art 370

The Home Ministry on Monday sought a report from the Jammu and Kashmir government on the state High Court's order that Article 370, which grants special status to the state, is beyond amendment, repeal or abrogation.

SC stays order on sale of beef in J&K for two months

The Supreme Court on Monday suspended the state High Court's order enforcing ban on sale of beef in Jammu and Kashmir for two months.

J&K Health Minister hurls abuses at NC leaders over beef ban issue

Jammu and Kashmir Health Minister Chaudhary Lal Singh has landed himself in another controversy allegedly by abusing opposition National Conference (NC) leaders for submitting a Bill in the legislature seeking revocation of beef ban.

J&K floods: HC asks govt reply on PIL for probe into negligence

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday issued a notice to the state government on a PIL seeking investigation into alleged criminal negligence by officers in taking measures during the devastating floods in the state.

Large quantities of medicines, vaccines sent to J&K: HC told

The Centre has dispatched large quantities of medicines and vaccines to flood-affected Jammu and Kashmir to prevent outbreak of water borne diseases.

VHP threatens stir against land encroachment in Jammu

Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Friday said it would launch an agitation if encroachments on state lands were not removed as per the directions of the J&K High Court.

JDA to evict land grabbers from Rs 150 Cr Prime land in Jammu

Jammu Development Authority (JDA) has begun the process for eviction of land grabbers by issuing final notices to encroachers.

J&K HC restrains docs from accepting gifts from pharma firms

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has restrained doctors practising in the state from accepting gifts from pharmaceutical companies, saying the common man bore the brunt of such "nefarious activities".

Mob control: Hurriyat mulling challenging HC verdict in SC

Moderate Hurriyat Conference on Friday said it is mulling challenging in the Supreme Court the Jammu and Kashmir High Court`s dismissal of its petition seeking ban on use of pepper gas and pellet guns to control mobs.

CBI registers case in Poonch encounter

Acting on the directives of J&K HC, CBI has registered an FIR against police personnel and army officials in the Poonch fake encounter case.

J&K High Court upholds death sentence of gunman

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has upheld the death sentence of a counter-insurgent gunman for killing five persons including four of a family in 1997 in Kupwara district.

Distance degrees invalid, says J&K HC

Govt employees in J&K are facing prospect of dismissal or demotion as the state High Court has declared Distance degrees as "invalid".

Fake encounter case: J-K HC adjourns hearing

J&K High Court adjourned till next week the hearing of the alleged fake encounter case involving Lt General Bikram Singh, the designate Army Chief.

Over 42,000 cases pending in J&K High Court

Over 42,000 cases remain pending
in the Jammu bench of the state High Court while Chief Justice
Aftab Hussain Saikia has decided 399 cases in the last nine
months, according to an RTI query.

SC seeks report from Registry on Jammu and Kashmir High Court

The Supreme Court on Friday asked
its Registry to give a report on whether imposition of curfew
in the Kashmir Valley has affected the functioning of the
Jammu and Kashmir High Court.