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Gita Mittal sworn in as Chief Justice of J&K High Court

Mittal is the first female Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court.

Aug 11, 2018, 14:48 PM IST

Pellet guns: SC asks J&K lawyers' body to respond to issues raised by the Centre

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association to respond to the issues raised by the Centre while defending the use of pellet guns to quell stone-pelting mobs in Kashmir valley, stressing that the lawyers' body cannot take sides.

Apr 10, 2017, 17:45 PM IST

Jammu & Kashmir High Court orders immediate release of separatist leader Masarat Alam Bhat from preventive custody

Jammu & Kashmir High Court on Wednesday directed the Mehbooba Mufti-led state government to immediately release separatist leader Masarat Alam Bhat.

Dec 28, 2016, 12:12 PM IST

Separatist leader Masrat Alam re-arrested after release

Separatist leader Masrat Alam Bhat has been re-arrested under PSA, two days after High Court quashed his detention under the Act.

Dec 31, 2015, 16:00 PM IST

Panel discussion on J&K High Court's decision on hoisting state flag Part-02

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the government to hoist the state flag on all official buildings and vehicles of constitutional authorities.

Dec 29, 2015, 22:34 PM IST

Panel discussion on J&K High Court's decision on hoisting state flag Part-02

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the government to hoist the state flag on all official buildings and vehicles of constitutional authorities.

Dec 29, 2015, 22:34 PM IST

Panel discussion on J&K High Court's decision on hoisting state flag

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the government to hoist the state flag on all official buildings and vehicles of constitutional authorities.

Dec 29, 2015, 22:33 PM IST

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.

Oct 12, 2015, 20:38 PM IST

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.

Oct 05, 2015, 13:37 PM IST

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.

Sep 30, 2015, 16:37 PM IST

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.

Sep 29, 2014, 19:31 PM IST

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.

Sep 23, 2014, 11:19 AM IST

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.

May 23, 2014, 15:51 PM IST

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.

Apr 21, 2014, 15:18 PM IST

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".

Dec 24, 2013, 16:50 PM IST

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.

Nov 01, 2013, 18:58 PM IST

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.

Sep 18, 2013, 23:52 PM IST

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.

Sep 15, 2013, 13:54 PM IST

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".

Jun 17, 2012, 14:05 PM IST