Allahabad High Court to hear plea on bungalow allotted to Mayawati today
Allahabad High Court to hear plea on bungalow allotted to Mayawati today

A PIL seeks a CBI probe into alleged merger and transfer of a bungalow to former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and BSP chief Mayawati in Lucknow.

SC recalls order, appoints Sanjay Misra as new UP Lokayukta
SC recalls order, appoints Sanjay Misra as new UP Lokayukta

The Supreme Court on Thursday appointed Justice Sanjay Mishra, former judge of Allahabad High Court, as Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh.

We've been misled, says SC and reserves order in Lokayukta case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved verdict on pleas seeking recall of its order appointing Justice Virendra Singh, a former judge of Allahabad High Court, as the Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh, saying it has been "misled" on the issue.

We've been misled, says SC and reserves order in Lokayukta case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved verdict on pleas seeking recall of its order appointing Justice Virendra Singh, a former judge of Allahabad High Court, as the Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh, saying it has been "misled" on the issue.

Petition in High Court challenging appointment of UP police chief

The Lucknow bench comprising justices Narain Shukla and Ashok Pal Singh fixed January 11 for pronouncing the order.

HC asks UPPSC to be "much more thoughtful" while setting question papers
HC asks UPPSC to be "much more thoughtful" while setting question papers

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday dismissed a bunch of petitions challenging the results of an examination, conducted by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) in July this year, but asked the panel "to be much more thoughtful while setting papers for future examinations".

Supreme Court defers swearing-in of UP Lokayukta; takes up plea against appointment
Supreme Court defers swearing-in of UP Lokayukta; takes up plea against appointment

UP's additional advocate general Gaurav Bhatia gave an undertaking on behalf of the government that there will be no oath taking ceremony on Sunday.

Uttar Pradesh government decides to ban polythene

A decision to this effect was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Akhilesh here. The administration, however has not specified the timeline as to when the ban will come into force.

UP: Government calls for complete ban on polythene use

Seeking to make Uttar Pradesh an environment-friendly place, the government on Friday decided to enforce the ban on the use of polythene across the state, a month after the Allahabad High Court's direction to prohibit its usage.

UP Lokayukta controversy far from over; Guv returns file after Chief Justice raises objection
UP Lokayukta controversy far from over; Guv returns file after Chief Justice raises objection

Allahabad High Court Chief Justice DY Chandrachud has raised objections to the elevation of Justice (retd) Virendra Singh as the new Lokayukta of UP.

Supreme Court appoints Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta

The Supreme Court on Wednesday appointed Justice Virendra Singh, - former judge of the Allahabad High Court - as the Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh and expressed its disapproval of the way constitutional authorities mandated to appoint the ombudsman failed to discharge their responsibilities.

Allahabad HC summons officials on pollution in bird sanctuary
Allahabad HC summons officials on pollution in bird sanctuary

 The Allahabad High Court has summoned Uttar Pradesh government officials of Agra district to explain why a leather shoe industry cluster was being sited close to the eco-sensitive Soor Sarovar Bird Sanctuary.

SC stays order quashing appointment of nearly 2 lakh UP teachers

Senior advocates P Chidambaram and AM Singhvi, appearing for the teachers, said most of the affected teachers had been working since 1999.

SC rejects plea against Allahabad HC order quashing appointment of UPPSC Chairperson

A bench of justices TS Thakur and V Gopala Gowda upheld the high court order saying that the prescribed procedures have not been followed in his appointment.

Sunil Kumar Jain appointed as UPPSC chairman temporarily

In an embarrassment to the UP government, the Allahabad High Court in October held it guilty of "breach of provisions of Constitution" in appointing Anil Yadav as Chairman of UPPSC and quashed the appointment, terming it as "illegal".

Allahabad HC attacks magistrate for sedition proceedings against Arun Jaitley

Taking suo motu cognisance of an article written by Jaitley on the apex court striking down the National Judicial Appointments Commission Act and posted on his Facebook page titled "NJAC Judgement-An Alternative View", the magistrate proceeded to summon him.

Child born out of rape will have inheritance rights to biological father's property: HC
Child born out of rape will have inheritance rights to biological father's property: HC

The Allahabad HC directed UP government to provide an additional Rs 10 lakh compensation to a minor rape survivor.

Allahabad HC seeks expenditure details on Mayawati's bungalow

The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Wednesday sought an explanation from the Uttar Pradesh government over a huge amount of public money spent on the construction of the private residence of former state chief minister Mayawati.

Allahabad High Court orders demolition of Supertech, Amrapali, Jagat Taran projects

The Allahabad HC has ordered demolition of housing projects by real-estate major –Supertech, Amrapali and Jagat Taran –in Patwari village, Tughlakpur and Ithera.