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

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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SC Collegium recommends transfer of Uttrakhand and Karnataka High Court Judge

In its meeting held on 5th, March 2020, the Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the transfer of Uttrakhand High Court Judge, Justice Alok Singh to Allahabad High Court. While the transfer of the Karnataka High Court Judge Justice S.N. Satyanarayana was recommended on 24th Feb 2020. It was put up on the website on a later date. Apart from these […]

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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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