Adherence to Procedural Safeguards and Evidentiary Rules in Narcotics Cases: Lessons from Tarsem Singh vs. State of Punjab (CRA-S Nos.1441, 1192 & 1587-SB of 2016)

This comprehensive practice note aims to provide lawyers in Kashmir with valuable insights and guidelines on the significance of complying with legal requirements in narcotics cases. Drawing from the judgment in the case of Tarsem Singh vs. State of Punjab, this note underscores the paramount importance of strict adherence to procedural safeguards and evidentiary rules …

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Allowing Plaintiffs to Testify as Witnesses at a Later Stage in Civil Suits: Analysis of Recent Legal Precedents

ORIGIN OF REQUEST: COURT CAST KASHMIR WHATSAPP GROUP REQUESTER: FAYAZ NABI (Lawyer) FIRST RESPONDER: UMAR MUSHTAQ (Lawyer) CONTRIBUTOR(S): UMAR MUSHTAQ (Lawyer) DATE OF PUBLICATION: 15 May, 2023 DELIVERY METHOD: WHATSAPP This practice note has been issued to address the growing need for guidance on allowing plaintiffs to testify as witnesses at a later stage in …

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JKL High Court Rundown | Week 1 of May

Jammu & Kashmir High Court Asserts Judicial Authority over Undertrial Transfers   In a recent ruling with significant implications for the prison system, the Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court decreed that the power to transfer undertrial prisoners from one correctional facility to another resides exclusively with the Magistrate or Court responsible for their …

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Invitation to Join the Court Cast Advisory Council

We extend our greetings, wishing you good health and a resolute spirit. We take this opportunity to announce a unique prospect for seasoned legal professionals to make a substantial contribution to our organization. Through a grassroots initiative, we are currently seeking to augment our Advisory Council with individuals possessing extensive expertise in the legal domain. …

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High Court Announces Transfers and Postings in Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh

The High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh has issued an order announcing several transfers and postings of Section Officers and Head Assistants in the Subordinate Courts of the Kashmir Division. These administrative changes, effective immediately, have been made in the interest of streamlining court operations and enhancing overall administration. The order, issued by …

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CJI Launches ‘E-Filing 2.0’, Ensuring Round-the-Clock Service

Chief Justice of India (CJI) D Y Chandrachud unveiled the much-anticipated ‘E-filing 2.0’ on Friday, marking a significant milestone in the digital transformation of India’s judiciary. In a move that will revolutionize the legal landscape, CJI Chandrachud announced that the facility for filing cases electronically would now be available round the clock, providing lawyers with …

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Supreme Court of India Reschedules Law Clerk-cum-Research Associates Examination for 2023

In a recent announcement by the Recruitment Cell of the Supreme Court of India, changes have been made to the scheduled date for the Written Test in relation to the selection process of qualified candidates for the position of Law Clerk-cum-Research Associates for the year 2023-2024. The examination, which consists of Part-I (Multiple Choice Based …

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Justice Atul Sreedharan Sworn in as Judge of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court

In a significant development for the judiciary of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, Justice Atul Sreedharan was officially sworn in as a judge of the High Court today. The oath of office was administered by Chief Justice N Kotiswar Singh, marking a momentous occasion in the legal landscape of the region. Justice Sreedharan’s appointment brings …

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