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Jammu and Kashmir High Court Dismisses Appeal Against Commissioner’s Award Under Workmen’s Compensation Act

On 23rd June 2020, Hon'ble Mrs Justice Sindhu Sharma heard the case of Ghulam Mustaffa Lone vs. Divisional Manager, State Forest Corporation, via video-conferencing. The Court dismissed the appeal as there was no substantial question of law. Facts of the...

Jammu & Kashmir High Court Dismisses Petition Seeking to Quash Defamation Complaint Against Former CM Omar Abdullah

On 15th June 2020, Hon'ble Mr. Justice Vinod Chatterji Koul heard the case of Nayeem Akhtar Andrabi vs The Public Prosecutor and another, via video-conferencing. The Court directed the parties to appear before Trial Court on 20th July 2020. Facts...

Jammu and Kashmir High Court Dismisses Appeal Filed by National Insurance Company Against Tribunal’s Award

Hon'ble Mrs Justice Sindhu Sharma heard the case of National Insurance Company Ltd v Feroz-ud-Din & Anr via video-conferencing. The Court directed the appellant-company to deposit the amount of the award passed. This Court heard the matter on June...

Jammu and Kashmir High Court Reiterates that Rule-51 of the Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (Business and Procedure) Rules, 1980 is Prospective In...

On 09-06-2020, the Division Bench comprising of Hon’ble Justices Rajesh Bindal and Sindhu Sharma, via video-conferencing, heard the case of Dr Prithvi Paul Raina v State of Jammu & Kashmir & Ors. The Court upheld the previous judgment passed...

Jammu and Kashmir High Court Dismisses the Letters Patent Appeal of Former President of J&K Bar Association

On 28-05-2020, the Divisional Bench comprising of Hon’ble Mr Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey and Hon’ble Mr Justice Vinod Chatterji Koul, via video-conferencing, heard the case of Mian Abdul Qayoom vs. Union Territory of J&K & Ors. The Court rejected...

Jammu and Kashmir High Court Directs State to Instate Ex-Serviceman for the Post of Teacher in Poonch District Cadre

On 04.06.2020, Hon’ble Mrs Justice Sindhu Sharma heard the case of Jahangir Ahmed v State of Jammu and Kashmir & Ors via video-conferencing. The Court directed the State to select the petitioner for the post of a teacher under...

Jammu and Kashmir High Court Grants Bail To Accused Held in Custody for Kidnapping a 13-Year Old Girl

On 03.06.2020, the Single Judge Bench of Hon'ble Justice Puneet Gupta heard the case of Paltu vs UT of Jammu and Kashmir via video-conferencing. The Court granted bail to the applicant subject to certain conditions. Facts of the case Co-accused Paltu...

Jammu and Kashmir High Court Dismiss the Writ Petition of Mandamus Filed by the Petitioner Seeking Admission to MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses

On 26.05.2020, the Single Judge Bench of Hon'ble Judge Rajnesh Oswal, via video conferencing, heard the case of Dr Sovia Anand v. B.O.P.E.E and Another. The Court dismissed the writ of mandamus. The reason being that the petitioner is ineligible to...

Jammu and Kashmir HC Terminates the Age-Old Practice of Changing Court Timings for Summer and Winter Sessions

On 22 May 2020, Ms Gita Mittal, the Chief Justice of the J&K High Court, via video-conferencing, issued an order for maintaining uniform Court timings throughout the year. Brief Facts A practice of change of Court timings in Jammu and Kashmir...

Jammu and Kashmir High Court quashes the Detention Order of the Detainee due to the violation of Article 22(5) of the Constitution of India

On 20 May 2020, the Single Judge Bench of Hon'ble Mr. Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, via video-conferencing, heard the case of Ab. Hamid Rather vs. Union Territory of J&K and Ors. The Court quashed the detention order of the...

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