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Allahabad High Court quashes detention under NSA of anti-Dalit violence accused

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The Allahabad High Court on Monday quashed a detention order under stringent National Security Act and directed forthwith release of the detenue. A bench of justices Pritinker Diwaker and P K Srivastava ordered the release of detenue Javed Siddiqui, arrested under the NSA allegedly for triggering violence against Dalits in Jaunpur district early this year. […]

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HC quashes detention under NSA of anti-Dalit violence accused

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The Allahabad High Court on Monday quashed a detention order under stringent National Security Act and directed forthwith release of the detenue. A bench of justices Pritinker Diwaker and P K Srivastava ordered the release of detenue Javed Siddiqui, arrested under the NSA allegedly for triggering violence against Dalits in Jaunpur district early this year. […]

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CBI probe in Hathras case to be monitored by Allahabad HC : Supreme Court

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The CBI investigation in the sensational Hathras case, in which a Dalit girl was allegedly brutally raped and died of injuries, will now be monitored by the Allahabad High Court, the Supreme Court Tuesday said. The apex court said that all the aspects of the case, including monitoring of probe and providing security to the […]

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Allahabad High Court clears process of appointing assistant basic teachers in UP.

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The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Wednesday paved the way for completing the process for appointment of 69,000 assistant basic teachers in Uttar Pradesh. It directed the state government to complete the process of appointment within the next three months. A division bench of Justices P K Jaiswal and K S Pawar […]

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Petitioners can directly move High Court for Anticipatory Bail : Allahabad High Court

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A five-judge bench of Allahabad High Court on Monday ruled it’s not mandatory to approach the sessions court first, before moving the High Court for anticipatory bail. The bench comprising Chief Justice Govind Mathur, Justice Ramesh Sinha, Justice Sunita Agarwal, Justice Yashwant Verma & Justice Rahul Chaturvedi observed, “Section 438 of CrPC doesn’t mandate or require an individual to be relegated […]

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SC to consider hearing plea against bail granted to Chinmayanand.

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The Supreme Court Thursday said it would consider hearing next week a plea against the bail granted to former BJP lawmaker Swami Chinmayanand by the Allahabad High Court in a rape case. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde was told by senior advocate Colin Gonsalves that the plea challenged the Allahabad HC […]

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SC refuses to interfere with order granting parole to Atul Rai for taking oath as MP

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The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to interfere with the Allahabad High Court order, which had granted two-day parole to BSP leader Atul Rai for taking oath as Member of Parliament in New Delhi. Rai, who had won the 2019 Lok Sabha polls on a BSP ticket from Ghosi parliamentary constituency in UP, is in […]

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Shahjahanpur law student granted bail in extortion money from Swami Chinmayanand.

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The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday granted bail to the law student charged with trying to extort money from Swami Chinmayanand, the BJP leader whom she has accused of rape. Chinmayanand, whose trust runs the Shahjahanpur law college where the woman studied, was arrested under section 376-C of the IPC and continues to be in […]

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Journalist of news channel that irked Yogi gets bail from Allahabad High Court

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A journalist of a TV news channel, accused of airing defamatory content on UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, was granted bail by the Allahabad High Court in a fraud and forgery case on Tuesday, his lawyer said. Anuj Shukla, the managing editor of the Noida-based Nation Live channel, has been given the relief by Justice […]

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Lawyer’s Murder: Allahabad High Court Directs Govt. To Ensure Fool Proof Security In Courts

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Taking a stern view of the Uttar Pradesh Bar Council Chairperson Darvesh Yadav’s murder in Agra court premises, the Allahabad High Court on Wednesday directed state government to ensure foolproof security in all court premises in the state. Darvesh Yadav, 38, the first woman chairperson of the UP Bar Council, was allegedly shot dead by […]

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Allahabad HC stays arrest Sonakshi Sinha in cheating case

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The Allahabad High Court on Friday stayed the arrest of Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha in connection with a criminal case lodged against her for allegedly cheating an event organiser in Moradabad. The actress and four others were booked in the case last month. In a complaint on November 24 last year, an event organiser, Pramod […]

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No ‘routine’ arrests even in crime against Dalits: HC

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The Allahabad High Court Tuesday told police they could not arrest four people booked for assaulting a Dalit woman and her daughter without following the CrPC provisions endorsed by the Supreme Court in an order in 2014. Though the case was registered under Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act as well as […]

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Supreme Court refuses interim bail to principal of BRD Medical College Gorakhpur

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The Supreme Court today refused to grant interim bail to a former principal of a medical college and hospital in Uttar Pradesh where scores of children had died last year allegedly due to shortage of oxygen supply. Dr Rajeev Kumar Mishra of Gorakhpur’s BRD medical college and hospital told the top court that he has […]

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Supreme Court to examine plea seeking prosecution of UP CM in Gorakhpur riot case

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The Supreme Court today agreed to examine a plea challenging an Allahabad High Court order dismissing a petition seeking prosecution of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in a hate speech case of 2007. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud asked petitioner Rasheed Khan to […]

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DND flyway toll issue would be hear in July: SC

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The Supreme Court today said it would hear in July the matter related to the Allahabad High Court ruling which stated that no toll should be collected from the commuters using the Delhi-Noida Direct (DND) flyway. A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta said that report filed in the matter by the […]

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Supreme Court acknowledges wife’s plea for justice of army man jailed for 27 years.

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The Supreme Court has taken note of a woman’s plea that her husband, an Army man, has been languishing in jail for 27 years without a final decision on the death penalty awarded by a Court Martial for killing two of his colleagues. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice A M Khanwilkar […]

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Accumulation of cases due to shortage of judges : Justice Sudhir Agarwal

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A senior judge of the Allahabad High Court, Justice Sudhir Agarwal today said that shortage of judges is the reason behind accumulation of cases in high courts and district courts . Out of the sanctioned strength of 160 judges in the Allahabad High Court only 106 judges were working, he said, adding that many of […]

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Allahabad High Court directs Varanasi DM to finalise land for animals colony.

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The Allahabad High Court today asked a committee headed by Varanasi commissioner to submit a report by April 10 on a plea seeking setting up of an animals colony outside the city. The court directed the district magistrate of Varanasi, vice-chairman of Varanasi Development Authority and officials of Avas Vikas Parishad and Nagar Nigam Varanasi […]

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UP government’s attempts to curb noise pollution is feeble and weak : Allahabad High Court

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The Allahabad High Court has questioned the intention of the Uttar Pradesh government to curb noise pollution, saying its attempts have been feeble and nothing much appeared to have been done to control the menace. The court said if the state government was not able to control noise pollution why does it not imposes a […]

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HC dismisses petition in 2007 Gorakhpur riot case

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The Allahabad High Court has dismissed a plea seeking an independent probe into an FIR related to the 2007 Gorakhpur riot case in which the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and the then Gorakhpur MP, Yogi Adityanath, was one of the accused. A bench of Justices Krishna Murari and Akhilesh Chandra Sharma dismissed the petition filed […]

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Ayodhya: Supreme Court asks parties to file English translation of documents

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 The Supreme Court today asked parties before the Allahabad High Court in the Babri Masjid- Ram Janmabhoomi dispute to file in two weeks English translation of documents exhibited by them. A special bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said that it would hear the appeals on March 14 and clarified that it never intended […]

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Allahabad HC orders CBI inquiry in businessman’s murder

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The Allahabad High Court today directed a CBI inquiry into the murder of a businessman in the city in February last year. A bench comprising justices SK Gupta and Rajiv Mishra passed the order on a petition filed by Vinod Kumar, father of deceased businessman Lalit Verma. It was alleged that Lalit Verma along with […]

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SC refuses to stay release of ‘Padmavati’, Allahabad HC declines plea

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The Supreme Court today refused to stay the release of Deepika Padukone starrer ‘Padmavati’ over which the Allahabad High Court also declined to entertain a plea seeking a ban of the Bollywood film. The Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directed period drama, which also starred Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor, in lead roles is due to be released […]

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