The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on 9 October had declared the Act 'illegal, unconstitutional and unsustainable' and ordered a CBI probe into the allotment of the land under this law
Abdullahs' Jammu home built on encroached land, NC HQ legalised under Roshni Act: JK administration list
Reacting to the list, Omar Abdullah said "Dr Farooq Abdullah has not availed of the Roshni scheme for either his residence in Srinagar or in Jammu and anyone who says otherwise is lying."
The land-related law, popularly known as the Roshni Act, was brought into force by the Farooq Adbullah government in 2001. The law aimed to grant ownership rights of public land to occupants
Jammu and Kashmir HC dismisses plea seeking ban on use of pellet guns by security forces for crowd control during protests in Valley
The public interest litigation was dismissed by a division bench of justices Ali Mohammad Magrey and Dhiraj Singh Thakur
J&K Public Safety Act militates against natural justice; HC's refusal to intervene in bar council chief's case gives law greater impunity
Under the PSA, the government detains a person; the same government hears the detenu’s representation against such detention; and the same government (via the Advisory Board) determines if there was a sufficient case for detention.
J&K administration tells SC it has revoked detention order against Mubeen Shah, non-resident businessman detained post-Article 370 abrogation
Petitioner Asifa Mubeen has said in her plea that her husband is currently lodged at Agra Central jail and has been 'wrongfully deprived' of his liberty
Centre tells SC not a single life was lost in Valley after abrogation of Article 370; 'purpose must be legitimate', argues opposing counsel
Attorney General K K Venugopal told the top court that instead of questions, the government should be "congratulated" for effectively handling of the situation in the erstwhile state after the "historic" and "unparalleled" decision of 5 August.
Supreme Court asks J&K administration to respond to 'each and every question' raised on restrictions imposed in Kashmir post-abrogation of Article 370
The Supreme Court on Thursday told the Jammu and Kashmir administration that it will have to respond to each and every question raised on the restrictions imposed in the erstwhile state after the abrogation of Article 370
J&K L-G GC Murmu faces first challenge as Jammu lawyers go on indefinite strike against govt's move to dilute judicial courts' powers
Work at the high court and lower courts was affected in most parts of Jammu region on Saturday, following an indefinite strike by lawyers against the recent decision to divest the judicial courts of its powers to register various documents
Girish Chandra Murmu sworn-in as first L-G of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir after bifurcation of state
IAS officer Girish Chandra Murmu took oath as the first Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday following the bifurcation of the state into two union territories
Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh become UTs; L-Gs RK Mathur, GC Murmu administered oath of office in Leh, Srinagar
Jammu and Kashmir, which has been part of the Union of India since 1947, ceased to be a state at midnight (Wednesday-Thursday), nearly three months after it was bifurcated into two Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh
Ex-defence secretary RK Mathur sworn in as Ladakh's first L-G; Umang Narula appointed as his advisor
Former defence secretary RK Mathur was on Thursday sworn-in as the first Lieutenant Governor of strategically located Union Territory of Ladakh, which came into existence after the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir.
Jammu and Kashmir Police admits 144 minors among those held in Kashmir, but Juvenile Justice Board rejects claims of illegal detentions
Citing one instance which the petition has referred to that in violation of law the juveniles have been picked up by police and lodged in the jail, the DGP report said the averment does not corroborate with information received from the field formations
Kashmir issue in Supreme Court: Personal liberty must be balanced against national security requirements, says Justice BR Gavai
The Jammu and Kashmir administration said that 100 percent landlines are working in the Valley and there is no restriction on the movement of people during the day time.
Supreme Court asks J&K High Court's Juvenile Justice Committee to investigate 'illegal detention' of children
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Juvenile Justice Committee of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court to look into allegations of illegal detention of children in Jammu and Kashmir.
Report received from J&K High Court does not support claims on inability to access court in Valley: SC tells activists
The Supreme Court on Friday said it has received a report from the Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court and claims that people are unable to access the court there are not supported
Govt kickstarts process to appoint officials, divide assets between Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh; both UTs to share a common HC
The government has kickstarted a process to appoint officials for the two Union Territories (UTs) of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir and to divide the assets between them
'We would like to give little time,' says Supreme Court on plea seeking removal of restrictions on media in Jammu and Kashmir
Supreme Court said it will take some time before passing any direction on the plea seeking the removal of restrictions on the media in Jammu and Kashmir.
Centre to be responsible for law and order in Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, land to be under elected govt
From 31 October, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court will be the common High Court of the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh.
National Conference challenges abrogation of Article 370 in Supreme Court, terms Centre's move 'unconstitutional' in plea
National Conference mounted a legal challenge in the Supreme Court on Saturday to the changes made in the constitutional status of Jammu and Kashmir.