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SC relief to UP govt, stays Allahabad HC order on lockdown in 5 cities

The Supreme Court has stayed the Allahabad High Court’s order by way of which the latter had directed the Yogi Adityanath government to impose a strict lockdown in five cities of Uttar Pradesh. The cities include Allahabad, Lucknow, Varanasi, Kanpur, Nagar and Gorakhpur. The high court had on Monday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to...

SC refuses to interfere in relief granted to Kafeel Khan by HC

In a major loss of face for the Uttar Pradesh government, the Supreme Court on Thursday refused to interfere with the Allahabad High Court judgment setting aside the detention of Dr Kafeel Khan who was arrested under the stringent National Security Act (NSA). Hailing the high court’s verdict as a “good judgment”, the apex court...

Muslim man facing FIR for marrying a Hindu gets HC relief

In a judgment that is more than important at a time when the debate over law against ‘love jihad’ is going on, the Allahabad High Court has said that interference in a personal relationship would constitute a serious encroachment into the right to freedom of choice of two individuals. The verdict came in response to...

Hathras Gang-Rape: SC asks Allahabad HC to monitor CBI probe

The Supreme Court on Tuesday instructed Allahabad High Court to monitor the CBI probe in the infamous Hathras gang-rape case. The Supreme Court said that a request to transfer the trial in the case outside Uttar Pradesh is left open until the investigation in the case is completed. The apex court’s direction came in response...

Kafeel Khan reaches Jaipur after Priyanka Gandhi’s assurance

Dr Kafeel Khan, who was released from Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura jail after an order of the Allahabad High Court, reached Jaipur on Thursday. Kafeel Khan said he chose to come to Jaipur as Priyanka Gandhi assured him all the security in Rajasthan. He said he would live outside Uttar Pradesh for some time. He added...

HC asks UP govt to release Kafeel Khan, drop NSA charges

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday gave a major relief to Dr Kafeel Khan booked under the stringent National Security Act (NSA). It ordered the Uttar Pradesh government to ensure the immediate release of Kafeel Khan and the dropping of NSA charges against him. The court called his detention illegal. It remarked that his speech...

Name & shame controversy: No law can back your actions, SC snubs UP govt

The Uttar Pradesh government’s decision to “name and shame” people accused of damaging public property during citizenship protests by erecting hoardings across the city can’t be backed by any existing laws, the Supreme Court remarked on Thursday. The remark came from Justice Uday Umesh Lalit who was part of a vacation bench hearing the Yogi...

UP moves SC against HC’s order to remove ‘name & shame’ posters in Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court challenging a diktat of the Allahabad High Court directing it to remove the posters put up by it in Lucknow having information and photographs of alleged ‘vandals’, who were being asked to pay compensation for the damage of property during anti-CAA protests.  The Supreme Court...

HC orders UP government to remove ‘name & shame’ posters of anti-CAA protesters

The Allahabad High Court on Monday ordered the removal of posters put up by the Uttar Pradesh government in Lucknow which have information and photographs of alleged ‘vandals’, who were being asked to pay compensation for the damage of property during anti-CAA protests. The court directed the district magistrate and divisional commissioner of Lucknow to...

SC to Hear Plea of Shahjahanpur Law Student Challenging Chinmayanand’s Bail on Feb 24

A student of law in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh has challenged the bail of Swami Chinmayanand, a former MP of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accused in the rape case. In relation to hearing the petition of the victim the Supreme Court will consider it next week. At the same time, the Supreme Court will hear on...

Allahabad HC Stays Notice To Recover Damages From Anti-CAA Protesters

The Allahabad High Court has given a big verdict on the compensation for the losses incurred during the protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act. The High Court has stayed the recovery notice issued to make up for the loss. ADM City Kanpur issued a notice regarding the damage to public property. The High Court has...

Allahabad HC Unique Observation, it is Not in the Interest of Country to Allow Demonstration Against CAA

These days protests are going on in the entire country regarding the Citizenship Amendment Act, the police is pressing to end such protests. Be it Uttar Pradesh or Prime Minister’s state, Gujarat is ending this protest by putting police pressure on the protesters everywhere. Many states are not being allowed to protest against this law....