Allahabad High Court
12 May 2021
Rs. 1cr compensation for polling officers' COVID-19 deaths: Allahabad HC
The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday observed that the state government must grant at least Rs. 1 crore as ex-gratia compensation to the families of polling officers who died due to COVID-19 in the recent Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls.
05 May 2021
'Genocide': UP court on COVID-19 patients' death from oxygen shortage
In a strong statement, the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday observed that the death of coronavirus patients due to oxygen shortage at hospitals is "not less than a genocide" at the hands of the authorities assigned with the task to ensure uninterrupted supply of the life-saving gas.
20 Apr 2021
No lockdown in five Uttar Pradesh cities, rules Supreme Court
The Supreme Court today put on hold the Monday order of Allahabad High Court, which directed that a lockdown must be imposed in five cities of Uttar Pradesh to control the coronavirus surge.
14 Apr 2021
Check viability of complete lockdown in worst-hit UP districts: HC
The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to look into the viability of complete lockdown in those districts where COVID-19 has spread at an alarming rate in the last two or three weeks saying if the situation is not handled carefully and cautiously, it may lead to the complete collapse of the public health system.
08 Feb 2021
HC dismisses plea claiming land ownership offered for Ayodhya Mosque
Allahabad High Court on Monday dismissed a petition filed against the land allotment in Ayodhya's Dhannipur village for mosque construction, following the Supreme Court verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute.
04 Feb 2021
Despite marrying willingly, minor can't live with husband: Allahabad HC
Despite marrying a man willingly after being lured out of the custody of her legal guardian, a minor girl cannot live with her husband, the Allahabad High Court has ruled.
04 Feb 2021
Two sisters claim ownership of land offered for Ayodhya mosque
Two Delhi-based sisters moved the Allahabad High Court on Wednesday claiming the ownership of five-acre land allotted to the Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board for the construction of a mosque in Ayodhya in accordance with the Supreme Court's verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case.
30 Jan 2021
'Mirzapur': Allahabad High Court stays arrest of show's makers
The Allahabad High Court has stayed the arrest of web series Mirzapur's producers, Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani, in connection with a First Information Report (FIR) filed against them.
18 Dec 2020
Hathras case: CBI charges four accused with gang-rape, murder
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday charged the four accused in the Hathras case with gang-rape and murder.
27 Oct 2020
Hathras case: SC directs Allahabad HC to monitor CBI probe
The Allahabad High Court will monitor all aspects of the probe in the Hathras gangrape and murder case, including a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation, the Supreme Court said today.
19 Oct 2020
UP: Dalit woman gang-raped at gunpoint, accused on the run
A former village head and another man allegedly raped a Dalit woman, said to be in her 20s, in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur Dehat district, multiple reports said.
16 Oct 2020
Wife's picture circulated as Hathras victim: Man tells Delhi HC
A man has approached the Delhi High Court alleging his dead wife's photo was being circulated, depicting her as the victim of Hathras case, prompting the bench to pass orders to the Centre.
14 Oct 2020
Law student, who accused ex-minister Chinmayanand of rape, disowns allegations
The Swami Chinmayanand rape case, which garnered headlines, took an unexpected turn on Tuesday, when the accuser, a young law student, took back her allegations during a hearing before a special MP-MLA court.
13 Oct 2020
Hathras case: Victim's brother taken by CBI for questioning
The team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), probing the Hathras gang-rape case, took the victim's brother with it on Tuesday for questioning, reports said.
13 Oct 2020
Won't immerse ashes; Hathras victim's family narrates ordeal to HC
The family of the 19-year-old girl, whose assault and death in Hathras jolted India, said on Monday that they won't be immersing her ashes — a mandatory ritual for the dead — until they get justice.
12 Oct 2020
Hathras case: Victim's family to testify before Allahabad HC today
The bereaved family of a 19-year-old Dalit woman from Hathras in Uttar Pradesh will appear before the Allahabad High Court on Monday to narrate their version of the story.
02 Oct 2020
Top UP officials served summons over Hathras gang-rape, hurried cremation
The Allahabad High Court on Thursday summoned senior officials of the Uttar Pradesh administration and high-ranked police officers in connection to the Hathras gang-rape incident and the hurried cremation of the 19-year-old Dalit victim.
15 Sep 2020
CJI Bobde, top judges, being monitored by Chinese firm: Report
A Chinese firm is reportedly keeping a close watch on 30 Indian judges, including the Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde.
01 Sep 2020
Dr. Kafeel Khan to be released immediately, detention illegal: HC
In a major relief for Dr. Kafeel Khan, the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday ordered that his detention under the stringent National Security Act (NSA) was illegal, directing the Yogi Adityanath-led government to release him immediately.
27 Aug 2020
Supreme Court disallows Muharram processions citing coronavirus threat
The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking permission for Muharram processions over the weekend.
20 Jul 2020
Ram Temple's groundbreaking ceremony: Preparations underway, Modi invited to Ayodhya
The Ram Temple Trust in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, wants to create a spectacle of the groundbreaking ceremony, scheduled for August 5 and has started preparations for the same.
12 Mar 2020
No law supports UP's name and shame posters: Supreme Court
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Uttar Pradesh government under which law did it put up banners, carrying names, photos, and addresses of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters who are accused of inciting violence.
09 Mar 2020
Remove 'name and shame' hoardings, Allahabad HC orders UP government
In a major setback for the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh, the Allahabad High Court on Monday directed it to remove hoardings that carried details of the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protesters, accused of inciting violence.
09 Mar 2020
Ex-IPS officer, 'named and shamed' in Uttar Pradesh, speaks up
The decision of the Yogi Aditynath government to name and shame protesters of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) puts their life at risk, said former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer SR Darapuri, who also featured in the hoardings that were put up in Lucknow.
08 Mar 2020
Allahabad HC order tomorrow on UP's 'name and shame' hoardings
The Allahabad High Court on Sunday pulled up the Uttar Pradesh government for installing hoardings with the names, photos, and addresses of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters.
18 Feb 2020
Anti-CAA stir: 22 died in UP, government tells Allahabad HC
The agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) took lives of as many as 22 people, the state government run by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath informed Allahabad High Court on Monday.
03 Feb 2020
BJP leader Chinmayanand, accused of raping law student, granted bail
Former Union Minister and an ex-BJP member, Chinmayanand, who is accused of repeatedly raping a law student was on Monday granted bail by the Allahabad High Court.
24 Jan 2020
Rape-accused BSP politician gets parole to take oath as MP
A Bahujan Samaj Party leader, who is accused of raping a college student, has been granted two-day parole to take oath as MP, eight months after he won from Ghosi parliamentary seat.
02 Jan 2020
Anti-CAA stir: 'Vandals' get seven days for responding to notices
Yogi Adityanath led Uttar Pradesh government has gone where no other state went before — it is making rioters pay for damaging public property.
25 Dec 2019
Adityanath's 'revenge': Rampur seeks Rs. 14.86 lakh in protest damages
Last week, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had vowed to take "revenge" against people responsible for damage to public property during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act.
14 Nov 2019
Top Muslim leader explains why they didn't seek Ayodhya-verdict's review
Last week, the Supreme Court put a full stop on the long-drawn Ayodhya dispute.
11 Nov 2019
Ayodhya: Ram Mandir's construction may begin on Ram Navami
On Saturday, the Supreme Court pulled off one of the most impossible feats by ending the decades-old Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute.
09 Nov 2019
Ayodhya verdict: Displeased Owaisi says Muslims should reject 5-acre-land offer
The chief of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), Asaduddin Owaisi, is unhappy and angry at the Supreme Court.
09 Nov 2019
After Ayodhya verdict, politicians call for peace and harmony
The Supreme Court on Saturday put an end to a decades-old case that had been defining socio-political fabric in India.
09 Nov 2019
Decoding Ayodhya verdict: Here's all that happened inside Supreme Court
On Saturday, the Supreme Court ended the long-drawn legal battle of Ayodhya by handing over the disputed land to a Board of Trustees for the construction of Ram Mandir.
09 Nov 2019
Ayodhya: Centre told to form trust for construction of temple
A five-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, gave a unanimous decision in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute on Saturday.
09 Nov 2019
Ayodhya verdict: Meet the five judges who will script history
A five-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court will pronounce verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute at 10:30 am today.
08 Nov 2019
Before Ayodhya verdict, CJI Gogoi meets top UP officials
In a few days from now, the verdict of the sensitive Ayodhya case will be out and obviously, the temple town is already on tenterhooks.
07 Nov 2019
On Ayodhya, don't make unnecessary comments, Modi tells BJP ministers
No matter what the outcome of sensitive Ayodhya case is, you shall not make unnecessary comments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly told BJP ministers on Wednesday.
21 Oct 2019
Ayodhya case: Mosque sides urge SC to follow Constitution
The daily hearings in the sensitive Ayodhya case concluded last week and the countdown for the verdict has started.