Muslims’ minority status in J-K: SC raps state govt

“You are making fun of us,” the Supreme Court today said, pulling up the Jammu and Kashmir government for reasons put forward by it for not attending meetings convened by the centre to discuss the issue of majority Muslims getting minority benefits in the state. “This is a disastrous affidavit. The affidavit of the Jammu […]

Read More…

HC asks J-K govt to clear stand on hoisting state flag

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the state government to ensure that the sanctity of the state flag is maintained and preserved in letter and spirit and come out with a “clear stand” on hoisting it on official buildings and official cars. “Respondents (are directed) to ensure that the sanctity of the state flag […]

Read More…

SC asks why no steps were taken to prevent assault on Ranjay

The Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir government has asked by the Supreme Court to explain as to why no steps were taken to prevent assault on Pakistan prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay inside a Jammu jail. The court, however, did not allow the plea that Ranjay be repatriated to Pakistan as he has not completed the jail term awarded to him. […]

Read More…

DGP to conduct inquiry into suicide attack on CRPF camp

State Director General of Police Ashok Prasad has been asked by the Jammu and Kashmir government to conduct a detailed inquiry into the suicide attack on a CRPF camp and killing of a youth in alleged firing by security forces. “The DGP, who is camping in Srinagar, will be making a detailed inquiry into the happenings,” […]

Read More…

J-K govt: Assures to revise Juvenile Justice Act

The Jammu and Kashmir Government has assured the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to table a revised Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act in the Assembly to look after children in need of care and protection. The assurance was given by the Jammu and Kashmir Law Secretary to an NCPCR team that […]

Read More…