SC dismisses plea on traffic restriction in J&K

The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea which had challenged the restrictions on civilian movement along the National Highway between Baramulla and Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir. Recently,Jammu and Kashmir administration and Centre had issued an order banning the movement of civilian traffic on the national highway from Baramulla to Udhampur. The ban on the… Continue reading SC dismisses plea on traffic restriction in J&K

Curbs on civilian traffic between Srinagar and Baramulla lifted

The Jammu and Kashmir administration has announced that it has decided to completely lift the restrictions on civilian traffic movement on the Srinagar-Baramulla stretch of the National Highway-44. However,the restrictions will continue to remain in force on the movement of civilian traffic from Udhampur to Srinagar.These would be reviewed periodically and relaxation would be made… Continue reading Curbs on civilian traffic between Srinagar and Baramulla lifted

SC seeks replies from Centre,J&K on highway traffic ban

The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir government on a petition which has challenged restrictions imposed on civilian movement along the National Highway between Srinagar and Baramulla. The petitioner has argued that the order announcing the ban (a) directly affects the lives of lakhs of people and… Continue reading SC seeks replies from Centre,J&K on highway traffic ban

Highway ban: J&K parties approach court

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has issued a notice to the state administration in response to a petition filed by the political parties of J&K.The petition was filed against the ban on civilian traffic along the Udhampur-Baramulla highway. The petitioner has argued that the order announcing the ban violates the fundamental rights of citizens,including… Continue reading Highway ban: J&K parties approach court

Highway ban disrupts life in J&K

The first day of closure of the 271-km Baramulla-Udhampur national highway for civilian traffic has disrupted the distribution of essentials and halted all passenger services. The Jammu and Kashmir administration and Centre had announced that the national highway from Baramulla to Udhampur will be put out of bounds for civilian traffic on Sundays and Wednesdays… Continue reading Highway ban disrupts life in J&K