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Jammu and Kashmir High Court


In first three replies to HC, Jammu and Kashmir drops PSA charge after challenge

October 10, 2019 10:22 am

The J&K decision to drop the PSA charge in the first three challenges is significant given that the majority of over 250 writs of habeas corpus filed since August 5 challenged detentions

144 minors were detained, Jammu and Kashmir admits to top court

October 02, 2019 12:03 pm

Of these, 142 had already been released and only two were still in juvenile homes, the report said, citing information provided by the police and other state agencies.

J&K HC junks plea to scrap PSA detention order at pre-execution stage

September 26, 2019 3:10 am

In rejecting the plea, the High Court observed that “judicial review” of detention order “before it is actually executed” is to be done “sparingly”.

Pulwama to Aug 5: Jammu and Kashmir HC indicted Govt for PSA arrests — in 80% cases

September 17, 2019 11:25 am

An analysis of the 39 orders quashing the detentions reveals a telling pattern that the Abdullah order will be tested against if and when there is a legal challenge

Chandigarh: Justice Rajesh Bindal transferred to J&K HC

November 11, 2018 1:51 am

The Supreme Court Collegium had recommended his transfer from the High Court on November 1. Justice Bindal was also chairman of the computer committee and the arrears committee at the High Court here.

J&K HC judge Mohammad Yaqoob Mir is new Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court

May 11, 2018 4:23 am

The Meghalaya HC currently has just one judge, Justice Sudip Ranjan Sen, who is also officiating as the acting Chief Justice. Its sanctioned strength is four judges.

J&K sexual assault case: ex-minister turns up

February 14, 2014 2:10 am

On his arrival, the Congress MLA from Rajouri said at Srinagar Airport that he was “innocent”. “It is a conspiracy to defame me.”

Explained: Do J&K women lose their right to share in ancestral property if they marry a non-state subject?

December 03, 2013 1:01 am

Issue was settled in 2002 by a Jammu and Kashmir High Court headed by Justice V K Jhanji.

J&K HC slams use of terms like ‘Hindu nationalist’

October 13, 2013 3:25 am

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has said that using terms like ‘Hindu nationalist’ and ‘Muslim nationalist’ is “antithesis and abhorrent to the Constitution of India.

After 15 years,CBI sniffs Sailan trail as probe opens 3rd time

September 24, 2013 1:41 am

The Army and police had then blamed inter-gang rivalry among militants for the massacre.