Friday, 12 August, 2022
TopicJ&K High Court

Topic: J&K High Court

Witness protection to table tennis reform: Gita Mittal is the retired judge for all reasons

She retired as chief justice of J&K High Court in December 2020. Since then, she has been called on by the Supreme Court in at least two matters, and made head of several committees.

CPI(M) wants J&K HC chief justice removed over remarks on Constitution, writes to President

Speaking at an event earlier this month, Justice Pankaj Mithal had said additions of 'socialist' and 'secular' in Preamble of the Constitution narrowed 'vastness of its spiritual image'.

This is what triggered J&K U-turn on high court scrapping Roshni Act

J&K administration last week asked the HC to review its ruling that scrapped the Roshni Act, under which encroachments on state land were regularised.

Modi govt red-flags J&K lawyer who converted to Islam but SC ignores & picks her as judge

Moksha Kazmi-Khajuria, a Jammu Hindu who converted to Islam to marry a Kashmiri Muslim businessman, was recommended for J&K High Court judgeship on 15 October.

HC picked Press Council chief to hold J&K cricket body polls. 16 months on, no action

Justice C.K. Prasad was among 2 retired judges appointed as JKCA administrators by the J&K High Court in October 2017. They are yet to organise elections.

Sindhu Sharma to become first woman judge of Jammu and Kashmir High Court

Sharma, who enrolled with the Bar in 1996, has practiced in the district courts and the state high court. 

Kathua rape-murder: SC to hear plea seeking transfer of trial from J&K

Deepika Singh Rajawat, a lawyer representing the victim’s kin, will personally appear before the apex court to inform it about the alleged threats she has received.

J&K situation still not conducive for Anantnag bypoll: State govt to EC

Election Commission postponed the by-election twice — in April & May this year — due to security concerns.

On Camera

YourTurn

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar being greeted by Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav after taking oath, at Raj Bhavan, Patna | PTI

In Bihar, both BJP and Nitish Kumar camp happy. But ‘Sushashan Babu’ has invited trouble

The so-called ‘secular’ parties have found a new leader in Nitish Kumar after they lost Shiv Sena’s Uddhav Thackeray. But his folly is clear.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.

Defence

Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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