Lucknow-Agra Expressway: HC dismisses petitions challenging acquisition of land

The Allahabad High Court today dismissed a bunch of writ petitions challenging notifications issued by the Uttar Pradesh government for acquisition of land for the proposed construction of Lucknow-Agra Expressway.

HC grants 8 weeks to Congress MLA who challenged PM Modi's election from Varanasi

The Allahabad High Court on Friday granted "a last opportunity of eight weeks and no more time" to a Congress MLA for filing of rebuttal to objections raised by counsel appearing for Prime Minister Narendra Modi whose election from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat has been challenged by the legislator.

Govt property at Rs 100/yr to Azam's trust: HC seeks UP's response

Allahabad High Court Saturday sought UP government's response on a PIL challenging the alleged leasing of government land and building at Rampur to state minister Azam Khan's private Trust on a nominal rent of Rs 100 per year.

Allahabad HC asks Centre, UP to file response on compensation to farmers

The Allahabad High Court Saturday directed the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government to file their response on April 27 on petitions seeking proper compensation to farmers in the state who suffered crop loss due to unseasonal rains and hailstorms recently.

UP PCS question paper leak: Allahabad ​HC rejects plea seeking CBI probe

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday rejected a petition seeking a CBI inquiry into the leakage of question papers for PCS (Preliminary) exams held across Uttar Pradesh last month.

HC seeks UP govt reply on civil police recruitment process

 The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday directed Uttar Pradesh government to respond within a week on a PIL alleging irregularities in civil police constables recruitment process.

Petition seeking prosecution of Obama for defaming India "dismissed as withdrawn"

A petition, filed in the Allahabad High Court seeking prosecution of US President Barack Obama for allegedly defaming India by commenting on religious intolerance in the country, was on Friday “dismissed as withdrawn”.

Students get violent in Allahabad over PCS paper leak

Hundreds of students, worked up owing to the paper leak of the Uttar Pradesh PCS exams last week, on Wednesday indulged in violence and set ablaze a city transport bus in Allahabad, police said.

Petition in High Court seeking prosecution of Obama

A local lawyer whose petition seeking prosecution of US President Barack Obama for his remarks on "religious intolerance" in India was struck down by a local court last month, on Tuesday moved Allahabad High Court challenging the lower court order.

Babri Masjid demolition: SC issues notice to Advani, other BJP leaders over conspiracy charges
Babri Masjid demolition: SC issues notice to Advani, other BJP leaders over conspiracy charges

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader LK Advani and 19 others on a petition challenging the 2010 Allahabad High Court verdict discharging them of criminal conspiracy in the demolition of Babri Masjid on December 06, 1992.

Ashiana gangrape case: Allahabad HC issues notice

 The Allahabad High Court has issued notice to the father of Ashiana gangrape victim on a plea by the accused challenging the Sessions Court ruling that he was a major when he allegedly committed the crime on on May 2, 2005.

HC notice to tainted Noida engineer-in-chief in graft case

The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Monday issued a notice to Yadav Singh on a PIL seeking a CBI probe against former Noida Authority engineer-in-chief in connection with his alleged illegal assets.

Allahabad HC advocates call off strike, judicial work to resume tomorrow

Advocates of the Allahabad High Court, who have been boycotting judicial work for the past one week in protest against the killing of an advocate at the district court premises here, Wednesday called off their strike.

Lawyers strike work across the country to protest against Allahabad incident

Lawyers across the country are on strike, Monday, in protest against the alleged murder of an advocate in the Allahabad High Court.

Lawyer's murder: Uttar Pradesh Bar Council on strike today

The Uttar Pradesh Bar Council will on Thursday go on a strike, protesting against a police official's act of shooting dead a lawyer and injuring another outside the Allahabad High Court.

Delay in lodging FIR in rape case not significant: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the delay in lodging an FIR in a rape case is not of much "significance" as the victim has to muster courage to come out in open and expose herself in a "conservative social milieu".

PIL in Allahabad High Court on whereabouts of Rahul Gandhi

A local lawyer on Saturday filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court seeking to know the whereabouts of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi who has taken a sabbatical.

Fresh HC notice to UP govt in Azam Khan office-of-profit case

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday sought reply from the Uttar Pradesh government and Azam Khan over a petition claiming that the Cabinet minister was holding office-of-profit as chancellor of a university.

High Court directs UP to purchase three lakh masks

The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Wednesday directed the Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh to step up its efforts to contain the H1N1 virus, and also purchase three lakh masks and medicine within the next three days to take on swine flu.

UP: Girl found dead under mysterious circumstances

Three days before she was to record her statement in the Allahabad High Court over her "marriage" with a boy of Hindu community, a Muslim girl was found dead on Tuesday amid suspicious circumstances at her house in Kassaban area of the district.