UP Shia Central Waqf Board favours NRC implementation.

Favouring implementation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), the Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board on Thursday said Indian Muslims do not have any threat from it. “Hindustani Muslims do not have any threat from NRC. It should be implemented in the country. The real matter is of identification of intruders, who are real […]

Read More…

Babri demolition: SC asks UP govt to pass orders in 2 weeks on extension of special judge’s tenure

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to pass orders within two weeks on extension of tenure of the special judge conducting trial in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case, involving BJP veterans L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti, in Lucknow. A bench of justices R F Nariman and […]

Read More…

Centre : UP’s Move on OBCs Unconstitutional

In a rare pronouncement, the government on Tuesday termed “unconstitutional” & “inappropriate” the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government’s recent move to include 17 other backward class (OBC) communities in the Scheduled Castes (SC) list, stressing that only Parliament had the right to make such changes in caste lists as per the Constitution. “The order that the […]

Read More…

UP youth disabled in road mishap gets Rs 44 lakh compensation

A 20-year-old youth, who lost his leg after being hit by a truck and falling in a ditch, has been awarded Rs 44 lakh compensation by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here. The tribunal directed Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Ltd to pay Rs 44,29,000 to victim Dharmendra Singh, who was riding pillion on […]

Read More…

Man gets life imprisonment for raping 10-year-old girl

A Banda court has awarded life imprisonment to a man for raping a deaf and dumb minor girl here. Additional District and Sessions Judge DPN Singh yesterday awarded life imprisonment to Shivbaran for raping the girl on January 13, 2014 in Attara area, Assistant Government Counsel Shivbhushan Sharma said. The court also imposed a fine […]

Read More…

SC to examine whether NOIDA is a corporation under UP law

The Supreme Court has agreed to examine a plea of the income tax department whether the North Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) is a corporation established by the Uttar Pradesh government under the state industrial development law or not. A bench of Justices R K Aggarwal and A M Sapre has said it will look […]

Read More…

No relief for Prajapati from SC

UP minister Gayatri Prajapati, who is evading arrest, today failed to get relief from the Supreme Court which expressed unhappiness that its order on lodging of FIR against the SP leader was being given “political colour”. A bench headed by Justice A K Sikri clarified that it has only ordered the Uttar Pradesh police to […]

Read More…

SC asks CPCB, states to prepare plan to check pollution

The Supreme Court today asked CPCB, Delhi government, EPCA, Haryana, UP and Rajasthan to hold a meeting within two weeks and come out with a comprehensive plan to check pollution in the national capital. A bench headed by Justice M B Lokur also asked the Centre to implement the ban in four weeks on furnace […]

Read More…

Man who lost eye in fight gets justice after 17 years

A man who lost an eye after getting beaten up by two brothers has found justice, albeit after 17 years, as a local court here sentenced the accused to 10 years in prison. Additional District Sessions Court judge D C Singh held the brothers Avnish and Perveen guilty under Section 326 of the IPC (Voluntarily […]

Read More…

Court rejects plea against UP minister Azam Khan

In a relief to Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan, a local court has rejected a plea alleging that he purchased land for establishing Mohammad Ali Jauhar University without paying the market price. Additional civil judge Pratibha had yesterday rejected the litigation filed by some residents of Alia Ganj village, who claimed their land was purchased […]

Read More…