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Court says oral sex not ‘aggravated sexual assault’, cuts jail term of accused

The Allahabad high court order stated that oral sex does not fall under “aggravated sexual assault” and cannot be punishable either under Section 5/6 or Section 9(M) of the POCSO Act. (Shutterstock/Representative use)
Published on Nov 24, 2021 12:20 PM IST

Forced oral sex with child ‘lesser offence’: Allahabad HC reduces jail term

Allahabad high court judge Justice Anil Kumar Ojha accordingly reduced the sentence of the convict to seven years from 10 years of rigorous imprisonment awarded by the trial court. (Shutterstock/Representative use)
Updated on Nov 24, 2021 02:48 AM IST

Uniform civil code is a necessity, mandatorily required today: HC

The petitioners’ counsel, however, asserted that citizens have the right to choose their partner and faith; and the conversion took place out of free will. (File image)
Updated on Nov 19, 2021 05:18 AM IST

CBI seeks nod to prosecute retired Allahabad HC judge

People familiar with the development said prosecution sanction has been sought from the Allahabad high court against Shukla so that a charge sheet can be filed soon. “ (Shutterstock/Representative use)
Updated on Nov 12, 2021 04:51 AM IST

Consensual sex with major not an offence but unethical: Allahabad HC

The court termed the applicant’s act as highly deplorable and unbecoming of a boyfriend
Updated on Oct 30, 2021 02:40 AM IST

Live-in relationships part and parcel of life: Allahabad high court

A bench of justices Pritinker Diwaker and Ashutosh Srivastava made the observation while disposing of petitions filed by two interfaith live-in couples(FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 29, 2021 04:37 AM IST

Marriage being used for unlawful conversion: UP

Marriage is increasingly being used as an instrument of coercion to convert individuals from one religion to another and also for fuelling terrorist activities, the Uttar Pradesh government has told the Allahabad high court, defending the ‘love jihad’ law. (Archive)
Updated on Oct 24, 2021 01:18 AM IST

Plea in Allahabad HC seeks CBI probe, says law and order in ‘great danger’

Allahabad high court. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Oct 06, 2021 04:02 AM IST

Release convicts serving life sentences on bail till appeals are heard: SC 

The Allahabad high court will have to devise a policy within a month to release on bail convicts serving life sentences and also others till their appeals or bail petitions are heard, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 06, 2021 02:57 AM IST

UP govt, court asked to sit together and suggest steps to regulate bail pleas

The Supreme Court has posted the matter for further hearing on October 5.
Published on Sep 23, 2021 12:09 AM IST

Allahabad HC Recruitment 2021: Apply for 68 additional private secretary posts

Allahabad HC Recruitment 2021: Candidates can apply through the official website of Allahabad High Court at allahabadhighcourt.in. 
Updated on Sep 20, 2021 02:56 PM IST

Adults can choose their partner irrespective of religion: Allahabad HC

The bench, comprising justice Manoj Kumar Gupta and justice Deepak Verma, passed the order while hearing a petition filed by a Muslim woman, and her Hindu partner.
Updated on Sep 17, 2021 01:58 AM IST

Prez to visit Prayagraj, lay foundations for high court complex, law varsity

President of India Ram Nath Kovind 
Updated on Sep 11, 2021 05:39 AM IST

Court sets aside detention order against man booked for FB post on Babri Masjid

The petitioner was booked for allegedly making a provocative post on Facebook over Babri Masjid.
Published on Sep 07, 2021 11:23 PM IST

Declare cow national animal, its protection a right: Allahabad high court

In India, the slaughter of cow is partially or fully banned by law in 20 states, with the earliest going back almost 70 years. (AFP)
Updated on Sep 02, 2021 02:23 AM IST

Cow should be declared national animal with fundamental rights: Allahabad HC

The Allahabad high court said cows were an integral part of Indian culture and the Central government should frame laws accordingly. (File Photo)
Published on Sep 01, 2021 10:45 PM IST

SC orders demolition of Supertech's twin towers in Noida

The bench dismissed appeals by Supertech and Noida authority against the Allahabad high court verdict from April 11, 2014. (HT File Photo/Sunil Ghosh)
Published on Aug 31, 2021 01:29 PM IST

Kafeel Khan gets interim relief from Allahabad HC over AMU speech

Dr Kafeel Khan after his arrest in Mumbai last month.
Updated on Aug 27, 2021 03:55 AM IST

Allahabad HC says custodial deaths 'concern for civilised society'

Allahabad HC says concerned regarding custodial deaths.
Published on Aug 26, 2021 10:55 PM IST

HC seeks Centre, UP replies on pleas against ASI survey of Gyanvapi mosque

Gyanvapi mosque. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 19, 2021 02:49 AM IST

Allahabad HC Recruitment 2021: Apply for 94 Law Clerk posts, check details here

The Allahabad high court (HT File Photo)
Published on Aug 17, 2021 09:08 AM IST

Cannot link language to a religion, says Allahabad HC

The court asked the additional chief secretary of the Department of Basic Education to place on record the policy of the state in this regard.
Updated on Aug 08, 2021 04:36 AM IST

Live-in relationships cannot be at cost of nation’s social fabric: Allahabad HC

“Live-in-relationship cannot be at the cost of the country’s social fabric,” the bench comprising Justice KJ Thaker and Justice Suresh Chand said.
Published on Aug 07, 2021 03:37 AM IST

Allahabad HC notice to SHO over Barabanki mosque razing

Allahabad high court has issued a show cause notice to station house officer (SHO) of Ram Snehi Ghat in Barabanki.
Updated on Jul 04, 2021 02:52 AM IST

‘We are not against live-in relationships’: Allahabad HC

The Allahabad high court on June 15 dismissed the protection plea of a live-in couple in another case, noting that the woman was already married to another man (HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 20, 2021 02:11 AM IST

Allahabad HC:Teachers appointed before April 2005 entitled to old pension scheme

The Allahabad high court. (HT FILE PHOTO)
Published on Jun 17, 2021 08:13 AM IST

Grant protection to interfaith couple: Allahabad HC to police

File photo of Allahabad high court.
Updated on Jun 12, 2021 03:00 AM IST

SC asserts HCs’ power to protect from arrest

Supreme Court
Updated on May 29, 2021 02:07 AM IST

Improvement in medical infrastructure of 5 districts: Allahabad HC

Allahabad Hight Court
Updated on May 28, 2021 04:11 AM IST
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