Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicAllahabad HC

Topic: Allahabad HC

Consensual sex with major not offence but unethical, immoral, Allahabad HC says

Court denies bail to a man for allegedly sexually assaulting his girlfriend and standing as a mute spectator while she was being allegedly raped by two more men.

Allahabad HC’s remarks on cows are needless. National animal status is for endangered species

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Confusion in Allahabad HC over anticipatory bail has led to ‘geography justice’, ‘bench-hunting’

In March 2020, a 5-judge bench said anticipatory bail pleas can be filed directly in HC under 'special circumstances'. But at least 2,000 such bail orders have been passed in Allahabad HC since Jan. 2021.

Executive acting like colonial rulers, criticism of govt not sedition: Ex-CJ of Allahabad HC

Former Allahabad High Court Chief Justice Justice Govind Mathur, who retired on 13 April, has defended judicial interventions amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Entire medical system is ‘Ram bharose’ in UP small towns, villages — HC says on Covid mess

HC bench made the observation while taking into account death of a man in a Meerut hospital where doctors failed to identify him and the body was disposed of as unidentified.

Allahabad HC asks UP govt to explain how it is tackling Covid in rural and sub-urban areas

A two-judge bench issued the direction while hearing a petition that claimed the state government's focus was only on dealing with Covid in major cities.

Two sisters claim ownership of land allotted for Ayodhya mosque, move Allahabad HC

The petitioners claim their father was allotted 28-acre land in Dhannipur village by the Nazul Department for 5 years which he continued to possess beyond that period.

Married woman living with another man without divorce not entitled to protection — Allahabad HC

Petitioners Asha Devi and Suraj Kumar had moved the court contending that they both are adults 'living as husband and wife', and so no one should interfere in their lives.

Rahul Gandhi at Jallikattu event after UPA ban exposes hypocrisy, but Congress is not alone

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2 Ayodhya residents move HC challenging acquittal of Advani, others in Babri demolition case

Ayodhya residents Haji Mahboob and Haji Sayyad Akhlaq Ahmad filed the petition in the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on behalf of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board.

On Camera


Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, in Lahore | Asad Zaidi/Bloomberg

Imran Khan is losing the plot. Someone’s chair is about to be pulled again

There is ‘tamasha’ going on in Pakistan. And Imran Khan is having a visible meltdown, while Nawaz Sharif is bemoaning a dead leopard.
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India’s economic indicators flash early warning signs for rebound

While the needle on a dial measuring the so-called ‘Animal Spirits’ remained stable, top producers signaled weakness as 2021 wound down.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.