Articles about Allahabad High Court

Varanasi's Gyanvapi Mosque: Survey complete; Shivling found inside well

16 May 2022

India
Varanasi's Gyanvapi Mosque: Survey complete; Shivling found inside well

The Varanasi Gyanvapi Mosque complex's court-ordered videography survey was completed on Monday, a day before the next court hearing.

Varanasi's Gyanvapi Mosque: Videography survey concludes peacefully on day 1

14 May 2022

India
Varanasi's Gyanvapi Mosque: Videography survey concludes peacefully on day 1

As per court orders, the videography survey of Varanasi's Gyanvapi Mosque complex resumed on Saturday amid tight security arrangements.

Allahabad HC junks plea to open rooms of Taj Mahal

12 May 2022

India
Allahabad HC junks plea to open rooms of Taj Mahal

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday dismissed a plea seeking to open the doors of 22 sealed rooms of the Taj Mahal to see "the truth, whatever it is."

Supreme Court concerned over back-to-back cases against Azam Khan

11 May 2022

India
Supreme Court concerned over back-to-back cases against Azam Khan

The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday voiced concerns over the back-to-back cases against Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan following each release.

Varanasi: Ancient swastikas discovered near Gyanvapi mosque during survey

08 May 2022

India
Varanasi: Ancient swastikas discovered near Gyanvapi mosque during survey

During a court-ordered survey and videography exercise in Varanasi's Kashi Vishwanath-Gyanvapi Masjid complex, timeworn traces of two swastikas (sacred Hindu symbol) were reportedly discovered near the mosque.

Varanasi's Gyanvapi Mosque controversy: Know details, timeline of events

08 May 2022

India
Varanasi's Gyanvapi Mosque controversy: Know details, timeline of events

On a Varanasi court's orders, an advocate commissioner-led team reached Varanasi's Kashi Vishwanath Dham-Gyanvapi Masjid complex on Friday and began surveying its premises and videographing the Shringar Gauri site there.

Using loudspeakers in mosques not fundamental right: Allahabad HC

06 May 2022

India
Using loudspeakers in mosques not fundamental right: Allahabad HC

The Allahabad High Court has dismissed a petition seeking the installation of a loudspeaker in a mosque for "azaan," saying it's "not a fundamental right."

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Accused Ashish Mishra surrenders after SC's orders

24 Apr 2022

India
Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Accused Ashish Mishra surrenders after SC's orders

Ashish Mishra, the main accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case, reportedly surrendered in the Chief Judicial Magistrate's court and returned to the district jail on Sunday.

Avoid posting anti-government content on social media: TIFR to employees

16 Apr 2022

India
Avoid posting anti-government content on social media: TIFR to employees

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), one of India's top research institutes, has instructed its employees to avoid posting "anti-government" content on social media platforms.

Delay UP polls, HC urges election body amid Omicron fears

24 Dec 2021

India
Delay UP polls, HC urges election body amid Omicron fears

The Allahabad High Court has urged the Election Commission of India to postpone the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections by a few months.

Professor jailed for derogatory comments against Smriti Irani on Facebook

21 Jul 2021

India
Professor jailed for derogatory comments against Smriti Irani on Facebook

A professor from Uttar Pradesh has been jailed for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Union Minister Smriti Irani on social media earlier this year.

Medical facilities in UP's small cities, villages 'Ram bharose': HC

18 May 2021

India
Medical facilities in UP's small cities, villages 'Ram bharose': HC

The entire medical system in villages and small cities of Uttar Pradesh is Ram bharose, the Allahabad High Court said on Monday while hearing a PIL over the coronavirus spread and the condition of quarantine centers in UP.

Rs. 1cr compensation for polling officers' COVID-19 deaths: Allahabad HC

12 May 2021

India
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.

'Genocide': UP court on COVID-19 patients' death from oxygen shortage

05 May 2021

India
'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.

No lockdown in five Uttar Pradesh cities, rules Supreme Court

20 Apr 2021

India
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.

Check viability of complete lockdown in worst-hit UP districts: HC

14 Apr 2021

India
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.

HC dismisses plea claiming land ownership offered for Ayodhya Mosque

08 Feb 2021

India
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.

Despite marrying willingly, minor can't live with husband: Allahabad HC

04 Feb 2021

India
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.

Two sisters claim ownership of land offered for Ayodhya mosque

04 Feb 2021

India
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.

'Mirzapur': Allahabad High Court stays arrest of show's makers

30 Jan 2021

Entertainment
'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.

Hathras case: CBI charges four accused with gang-rape, murder

18 Dec 2020

India
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.

Hathras case: SC directs Allahabad HC to monitor CBI probe

27 Oct 2020

India
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.

UP: Dalit woman gang-raped at gunpoint, accused on the run

19 Oct 2020

India
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.

Wife's picture circulated as Hathras victim: Man tells Delhi HC

16 Oct 2020

India
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.

Law student, who accused ex-minister Chinmayanand of rape, disowns allegations

14 Oct 2020

India
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.

Hathras case: Victim's brother taken by CBI for questioning

13 Oct 2020

India
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.

Won't immerse ashes; Hathras victim's family narrates ordeal to HC

13 Oct 2020

India
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.

Hathras case: Victim's family to testify before Allahabad HC today

12 Oct 2020

India
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.

Top UP officials served summons over Hathras gang-rape, hurried cremation

02 Oct 2020

India
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.

CJI Bobde, top judges, being monitored by Chinese firm: Report

15 Sep 2020

India
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.

Dr. Kafeel Khan to be released immediately, detention illegal: HC

01 Sep 2020

India
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.

Supreme Court disallows Muharram processions citing coronavirus threat

27 Aug 2020

India
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.

Ram Temple's groundbreaking ceremony: Preparations underway, Modi invited to Ayodhya

20 Jul 2020

India
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.

No law supports UP's name and shame posters: Supreme Court

12 Mar 2020

India
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.

Remove 'name and shame' hoardings, Allahabad HC orders UP government

09 Mar 2020

India
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.

Ex-IPS officer, 'named and shamed' in Uttar Pradesh, speaks up

09 Mar 2020

India
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.

Allahabad HC order tomorrow on UP's 'name and shame' hoardings

08 Mar 2020

India
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.

Anti-CAA stir: 22 died in UP, government tells Allahabad HC

18 Feb 2020

India
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.

BJP leader Chinmayanand, accused of raping law student, granted bail

03 Feb 2020

India
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.

Rape-accused BSP politician gets parole to take oath as MP

24 Jan 2020

Politics
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.

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