Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
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Topic: allahabad high court

Allahabad HC’s sweeping order in dowry case shows why women don’t get justice against cruelty

In a case of cruelty and dowry harassment, the Allahabad High Court rebuked the woman for the graphical description of the allegations and said decent expressions should be used.

New book chronicles life of Syed Mahmood, first Indian judge of Allahabad High Court

Published by Bloomsbury India, ‘Syed Mahmood: Colonial India’s Dissenting Judge’ by Mohammad Nasir and Samreen Ahmed will be released on 17 May on ThePrint’s Softcover.

‘Use of loudspeakers in mosques not a fundamental right’, says Allahabad High Court

The bench headed by Justice BK Vidla and Justice Vikas noted that although Azaan is an integral part of Islam, delivering it through loudspeakers is not a part of the religion.

Why SC expressed concern over UP court’s tareekh pe tareekh in 30-yr-old arbitration award plea

83-year-old petitioner’s case was listed 147 times in 20 yrs, but not heard even once. SC calls it ‘sorry state of affairs’ that ‘frustrates purpose’ of laws made for speedy redressal.

Who is Mehek Maheshwari, MP lawyer waging battle against mosque at ‘Lord Krishna birthplace’

Advocate Mehek Maheshwari’s petition against Mathura’s Shahi Idgah Mosque, claimed to have been built on Lord Krishna’s birthplace, will be heard in Allahabad High Court in July.

Allahabad HC urges Centre to stop rallies in election-bound states amid Omicron concern

Appreciating PM Modi for Covid vaccination campaign, the court requested him to consider stopping rallies, and postponing upcoming state elections in view of the situation of the pandemic.

SC ‘amazed’ with Allahabad HC order in murder case, acquits 3 death row convicts

The court was hearing plea challenging conviction and death sentence awarded to three Bulandshahr residents in a property-dispute murder case.

Allahabad HC saying forced oral sex ‘less serious’ shows obsession with brutality in sexual offences

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In 5 yrs, only 18% of probe complete in UP fake claims cases: Why SC slammed SIT for ‘lethargy’

Allahabad HC had set up an SIT in 2015 when instances of fake compensation claims were brought to its notice. But lack of movement on the probe pushed SC to comment adversely.

CBI gets permission to prosecute retired Allahabad HC judge in corruption case

The CBI had applied for a go-ahead from the high court to prosecute the former judge Justice SN Shukla in April this year, in accordance with the Prevention of Corruption Act.

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.