Saturday, 20 August, 2022
TopicJammu and Kashmir High Court

Topic: Jammu and Kashmir High Court

Kargil Congress Councillor ‘demeaned armed forces’ but didn’t commit sedition, says J&K HC

LAHDC-K Councillor Zakir Hussain was charged with sedition and other offences under IPC in June last year for his comments on the Indian Army.

J&K government to retrieve land transferred under Roshni Act within 6 months

The government also said complete identities of influential persons, and their relatives holding benami for them, who have derived benefit under the Roshni Act will be made public.

99% habeas corpus pleas filed in J&K since Article 370 move are pending, HC Bar tells CJI

In letter to CJI, Bar association says almost 13,000 people from Valley arrested under J&K Criminal Procedure Code and hundreds booked under PSA after 5 August 2019.

Give summer clothes, essentials to PSA detainee Kashmir bar chief: SC to Tihar officials

Mian Qayoom was detained under the Public Safety Act in August last year, ahead of the revocation of Article 370 by the Modi government.

Modi govt appoints J&K separatist’s son-in-law as high court judge

Govt had initially objected to the elevation of Javed Iqbal Wani, son-in-law of separatist Mian Abdul Qayoom, after IB report stated Qayoom had assisted J&K separatists.

Modi govt set to appoint J&K separatist’s son-in-law as high court judge

Javed Iqbal Wani is son-in-law of Mian Abdul Qayoom, who is said to be close to Syed Ali Shah Geelani and among the founding members of All Parties Hurriyat Conference.

J&K HC rejects plea of Kashmir bar chief’s release, asks him to shun ‘secessionist’ ideology

J&K HC Bar Association chief Mian Abdul Qayoom was detained under PSA last year. He is currently lodged at Tihar jail.

Darbar Move waste of time and effort, says J&K High Court, asks govt to consider viability

Court orders judgment to be served on J&K chief secretary, directing him to place it before the authorities to examine the issues raised.

Modi govt keeps SC collegium waiting on Kashmir lawyer picked as HC judge, gives no reason

Ten months ago, Supreme Court collegium asked the central govt to explain why Wasim Sadiq Nargal’s appointment was junked. It’s yet to get a reply.

J&K sarpanchs up in arms, want re-poll as state delegates panchayat work to govt employees

Govt cites lack for quorum in 390 panchayats after 2018 polls for its decision. Sarpanchs are threatening to approach J&K High Court.

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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