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File photo: Allahabad High Court.(ANI)

UP HC stays final selection of 180 assistant professors in Lucknow University

PTI, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2021 02:00 PM IST
Allahabad High Court stays final selection of 180 asst professors in Lucknow University
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Allahabad high court

Orders that set the bar: How Allahabad HC stood for civil rights

PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2021 12:56 AM IST
The Allahabad high court has risen to the occasion each time, reaffirming the importance of the rights to privacy and autonomy while safeguarding civil liberties.
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Allahabad High Court called the dismissal order a 'vindictive in nature'(ANI Photo)
Allahabad High Court called the dismissal order a 'vindictive in nature'(ANI Photo)

Home guard dismissed for showing affection to LGBT partner reinstated by court

By JItendra Sarin | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Prayagraj
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 10:34 AM IST
  • The court said the dismissal was in violation of the Navtej Singh Johar ruling of the Supreme Court.
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The mosque site in Dhannipur village near Ayodhya town.(HT Photo)
The mosque site in Dhannipur village near Ayodhya town.(HT Photo)

Allahabad high court dismisses plea against allotment of land for mosque

By Pawan Dixit, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2021 06:25 AM IST
  • The Uttar Pradesh government allotted the land to the Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board (UPSCWB) for construction of a mosque in compliance with the Supreme Court’s November 2019 order that allotted the site, where the Babi mosque once stood, to the Hindu claimants.
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The FIR accused the show and makers of hurting the religious, social and regional sentiments of the first informant and being instrumental in advancing ill feelings and animosity.(File photo)
The FIR accused the show and makers of hurting the religious, social and regional sentiments of the first informant and being instrumental in advancing ill feelings and animosity.(File photo)

Allahabad HC stays arrest of ‘Mirzapur’ makers Farhan Akhtar, Ritesh Sidhwani

By JItendra Sarin | Edited by Arpan Rai, Prayagraj
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 09:05 PM IST
The FIR was registered against Akhtar and Sidhwani and they were accused of the improper and indecent portrayal of the town of Mirzapur and outraging religious beliefs.
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File photo: Allahabad High Court.(ANI)
File photo: Allahabad High Court.(ANI)

Married daughter too eligible for govt jobs on compassionate ground: UP HC

PTI, Allahabad
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 04:35 PM IST
Married daughter too eligible for govt jobs on compassionate ground: UP HC
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Covid vaccine being transported to Thane, from where it will be distributed to other civic bodies in the district. (Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)
Covid vaccine being transported to Thane, from where it will be distributed to other civic bodies in the district. (Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)

Allahabad HC seeks details of phase-wise vaccination programme for UP

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Prayagraj
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 09:50 AM IST
  • The high court had earlier directed the state and the Central governments to place before it a definite date and the intended programme detailing when and how the vaccination against Covid-19 would be done in UP.
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A two-judge bench of the Allahabad High Court fixed January 15 as the next date of hearing in the case.(PTI File Photo)
A two-judge bench of the Allahabad High Court fixed January 15 as the next date of hearing in the case.(PTI File Photo)

No evidence found, UP Police drop charges of ‘religious conversion for marriage’

By Jitendra Sarin | Hindustan Times, Prayagraj
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 08:26 PM IST
In an affidavit, the Uttar Pradesh government said the police during investigation found no evidence in support of the allegation that Nadeem was trying for her religious conversion as alleged by the complainant, Akshay Kumar in the FIR.
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File photo: People undergo thermal screening outside Allahabad High Court.(PTI)
File photo: People undergo thermal screening outside Allahabad High Court.(PTI)

‘Can’t deny child’s custody to mother living with another person sans divorce’: Allahabad HC

By Jitendra Sarin | Hindustan Times, Prayagraj
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 10:33 PM IST
The court further observed that “depriving the minor of mother’s company might have an adverse impact on his overall development.”
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People undergo thermal screening outside Allahabad High Court, during the fifth phase of Covid-19 lockdown, in Prayagraj.(PTI)
People undergo thermal screening outside Allahabad High Court, during the fifth phase of Covid-19 lockdown, in Prayagraj.(PTI)

Women have right to live on own terms: Allahabad high court

By Richa Banka | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 05:12 AM IST
The division bench, after interacting with the woman, noted that she unequivocally expressed her desire to stay with her husband.
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The high court has asked the state government to respond to a petition which contended that the new law impinges upon the fundamental right to choice and the right to change of faith.(PTI file photo)
The high court has asked the state government to respond to a petition which contended that the new law impinges upon the fundamental right to choice and the right to change of faith.(PTI file photo)

About 35 arrests, dozen FIRs as UP ‘love jihad’ law completes one month

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma | Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON DEC 26, 2020 12:25 PM IST
Nearly a dozen FIRs have been lodged since the Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Ordinance, 2020, was notified on November 27.
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The man was arrested in 2019 after an FIR was filed against him under section 8/19 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985 for possessing drugs. (HT Photo)
The man was arrested in 2019 after an FIR was filed against him under section 8/19 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985 for possessing drugs. (HT Photo)

Man spent 8 months in UP jail as bail order did not mention his full name

By Jitendra Sarin | Hindustan Times, Prayagraj
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 07:50 AM IST
The name mentioned in the release order was ‘Vinod Baruaar’, whereas in the remand sheet his name was ‘Vinod Kumar Baruaar.
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This is the first time that a person booked under the new law approached the Allahabad high court .(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
This is the first time that a person booked under the new law approached the Allahabad high court .(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Allahabad high court stays man’s arrest under ‘love jihad’ law

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Prayagraj
PUBLISHED ON DEC 19, 2020 05:24 AM IST
It was alleged in the FIR that the accused developed a relationship with the complainant’s wife with the purpose of converting her religion by marriage.
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The PIL said if the court does not allow a person to freely choose his religion, it amounts to a violation of his or her fundamental right as guaranteed under the Constitution of India.(File photo)
The PIL said if the court does not allow a person to freely choose his religion, it amounts to a violation of his or her fundamental right as guaranteed under the Constitution of India.(File photo)

Supreme Court dismisses plea on Allahabad HC order over religious conversions for marriages

By Asian News International | Posted by Arpan Rai | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 16, 2020 03:26 PM IST
A Bench headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde while dismissing the plea said, “We see no reason to interfere (with Allahabad High Court order), dismiss.”
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File photo: Allahabad High Court.(ANI)
File photo: Allahabad High Court.(ANI)

UP High Court expresses concern over opening of school amid pandemic

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Allahabad
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2020 09:13 AM IST
However, falling short of ordering the closure of schools, a bench of justices Siddhartha Varma and Ajit Kumar asked the state government to consistently keep an eye over all schools and ensure that all teachers and students follow anti-Covid guidelines.
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The court also held that every child has the right to be in care and company of both parents who, together, are a child’s world.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The court also held that every child has the right to be in care and company of both parents who, together, are a child’s world.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Custody of a child can’t only be decided on monetary matters: HC

By Jitendra Sarin | Prayagraj, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 01:06 PM IST
The court also said that in cases of estranged couples fighting for the custody of their child, if one parent is given custody, then another parent should be given visitation rights so that the child can meet his other parent
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People undergo thermal screening outside Allahabad high court.(File photo)
People undergo thermal screening outside Allahabad high court.(File photo)

Consent of even estranged wife must for adoption of child, rules Allahabad high court

By Jitendra Sarin | Hindustan Times, Prayagraj
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 11:23 AM IST
The petitioner had claimed that he was adopted by his uncle, who was estranged from his wife. Being his uncle’s sole heir, he was entitled to the latter’s job after his death
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Two adults can live together without interference from families: Allahabad HC

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai | Allahabad
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 08:14 PM IST
The bench was hearing a writ petition filed by Kamini Devi and Ajay Kumar of Farrukhabad.
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The Allahabad High Court is seen in this file photo. The high court has dismissed a plea filed “in public interest” seeking a direction that the Bhagavad Gita should be a part of the school curriculum.(PTI Photo)
The Allahabad High Court is seen in this file photo. The high court has dismissed a plea filed “in public interest” seeking a direction that the Bhagavad Gita should be a part of the school curriculum.(PTI Photo)

‘Vague, misconceived’: Allahabad high court junks plea for direction to teach Bhagavad Gita in school

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 02:52 PM IST
A bench of justice Pankaj Mithal and justice Saurabh Lavania of Allahabad High Court said on Wednesday that the petition was “vague and misconceived”.
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The logo of Skoda cars is seen beside main building of Volkswagen brand at the company's headquarters in Wolfsburg.(Reuters File Photo)
The logo of Skoda cars is seen beside main building of Volkswagen brand at the company's headquarters in Wolfsburg.(Reuters File Photo)

Supreme Court dismisses Skoda Volkswagen’s plea to quash FIR for alleged use of cheat device in car

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2020 01:16 PM IST
During the hearing the automobile maker argued that in December, 2015 the complaint was made in the National Green Tribunal and in March, 2019 a penalty was imposed on it which was stayed by the apex court.
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Dr Gupta informed the court that she was confident that vaccines for the viral infection would be available in the near future.(REUTERS PHOTO.)
Dr Gupta informed the court that she was confident that vaccines for the viral infection would be available in the near future.(REUTERS PHOTO.)

Covid-19 vaccine will be available in near future: ICMR scientist tells Allahabad High Court

By Jitendra Sarin | Hindustan Times, Prayagraj
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 08:21 PM IST
The court while addressing the issue of ensuring all people wore face masks directed the state government to maintain tight vigil in market places in Lucknow, Ghaziabad, Meerut, Kanpur and Gautam Budh Nagar for at least the next 30 days. These cities have witnessed a sharp spike in Covid-19 cases.
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The court agreed with the petitioners, Salamat Ansari and Priyanka Kharwar alias Alia, both residents of Kushinagar district.(PTI)
The court agreed with the petitioners, Salamat Ansari and Priyanka Kharwar alias Alia, both residents of Kushinagar district.(PTI)

‘They are grown-ups’: Allahabad HC cancels case against Muslim man by wife’s parents

By Jitendra Sarin | Hindustan Times, Prayagraj
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 01:16 PM IST
The decision by the two-judge bench, delivered on November 11 but made public on Monday, may pose a legal problem for the Uttar Pradesh government, which is planning a law to regulate interfaith relationships on the basis of the two previous judgments that were both delivered by single-judge benches.
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Police had alleged that the three men arrested, had links with PFI student wing Campus Front of India (CFI).(ANI Photo)
Police had alleged that the three men arrested, had links with PFI student wing Campus Front of India (CFI).(ANI Photo)

HC notice to Centre, UP on plea for release of men held for alleged PFI membership

By Jitendra Sarin | Prayagraj
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2020 05:31 AM IST
Three men were arrested by Mathura police on October 5 and charged under various sections of the IPC, along with sections 17 and 18 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and relevant sections of the IT Act.
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Heavy police deployment as CBI team probes the case, in Hathras earlier in October.(File photo)
Heavy police deployment as CBI team probes the case, in Hathras earlier in October.(File photo)

Hathras case: Indicate time needed to complete probe, Allahabad high court tells CBI

By Pawan Dixit | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 09:20 AM IST
The CBI is expected to file the status report on the case before the next date of hearing on November 25
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The court dismissed the writ petition.(Representative photo)
The court dismissed the writ petition.(Representative photo)

Religious conversion only for sake of marriage not valid: Allahabad HC

By Jitendra Sarin | Hindustan Times, Prayagraj
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2020 01:53 AM IST
The court referred to Noor Jahan Begum case, a 2014 judgment of the Allahabad high court which ruled that conversion just for the purpose of marriage is unacceptable.
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A bride and groom holding hands during wedding ceremony in this representative image.(Getty Images)
A bride and groom holding hands during wedding ceremony in this representative image.(Getty Images)

‘Conversion just for marriage’s sake not acceptable’: Allahabad High Court dismisses couple’s plea

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 06:36 PM IST
Justice Mahesh Chandra Tripathi of Allahabad High Court said it clearly reveals that the conversion took place only for the purpose of the marriage.
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Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath.(ANI File)
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath.(ANI File)

Day after Allahabad HC rap, Yogi says will send cow killers to jail

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 11:04 AM IST
The court noted the law was being misused against innocent people: “Whenever any meat is recovered, it is normally shown as cow meat beef] without getting it examined or analysed”
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Representational Image.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Representational Image.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Cow Slaughter Act being misused against the innocent, says Allahabad high court

By Jitendra Sarin | Hindustan Times, Prayagraj
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2020 05:22 PM IST
The concern was raised by the single-judge bench of justice Siddharth while hearing the bail application of one Rahmu alias Rahmuddin, accused of cow slaughter and sale of beef. The bench later granted bail to the petitioner
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Allahabad high court made the observation while hearing a petition requesting direction to election commission to hold by-polls in Suar assembly constituency.(PTI Photo)
Allahabad high court made the observation while hearing a petition requesting direction to election commission to hold by-polls in Suar assembly constituency.(PTI Photo)

Election commission pulled up by HC, told to hold Suar assembly by-polls

By Jitendra Sarin | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Prayagraj
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 09:00 AM IST
The high court observed that the will of the people is supreme in a democracy and it cannot be lightly interfered with and added that the poll panel had failed to exercise its powers.
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Journalist Prashant Kanojia(Facebook/PJKanojia)
Journalist Prashant Kanojia(Facebook/PJKanojia)

UP: Allahabad High Court grants bail to journalist Prashant Kanojia

By HT Correspondent | Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2020 07:24 AM IST
A bench of Justice A R Masoodi passed the order on the bail plea of Kanojia. The petitioner had pleaded that he was innocent and was implicated due to ulterior reasons.
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