SC sets free two Italians guilty of friend's murder

The Supreme Court has set free two Italians, undergoing life imprisonment for murder of their friend in 2010, saying the evidence submitted by the prosecution to suggest motive does not inspire confidence.

HC seeks UP's response on PIL seeking CBI probe against Yadav Singh

Allahabad High Court on Wednesday gave 25 days to the Uttar Pradesh government to respond on a PIL seeking CBI probe against suspended Engineer-in-Chief of Noida Authority Yadav Singh for his alleged wealth disproportionate to his known source of income.

Obama will not be allowed in Agra if demands not met: Lawyers

Lawyers of western Uttar Pradesh on Saturday said they will not allow US President Barack Obama to enter Agra on January 27 unless the Central government assures them of establishing a separate bench of Allahabad High Court in the region.

Allahabad HC seeks status report of CBI probe into MNREGA scam

The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court has directed CBI to submit a status report on the investigation and related proceedings of MNREGA scam in Uttar Pradesh.

High Court seeks Centre's response on PIL seeking ban on `PK`
High Court seeks Centre's response on PIL seeking ban on `PK`

The Allahabad High Court today asked the Centre to file its response in a week on a petition seeking ban on Raj Kumar Hirani directed film 'PK'.

UP: Lawyers' relay sit-in from today for new HC bench

Demanding establishment of a new bench of Allahabad High Court in western Uttar Pradesh, lawyers of bar associations of all 22 districts falling in the region will on Monday will go for a relay sit-in at Jantar Mantar in Delhi. 

BJP backs Allahabad HC decision on religious conversion

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday backed the Allahabad High Court's decision to rule out religious conversion of girls for the sake of marriage.

'Provoked' by BJP leader, Allahabad HC lawyers to go on with strike

A day after announcing that they would end their week-long strike in protest against the proposed creation of a separate bench for western Uttar Pradesh, advocates of the Allahabad High Court on Friday went back on their decision claiming that they were "provoked and agitated" by a "mischievous" statement of a senior BJP leader which appeared in a Hindi daily.

Conversion to Islam solely for marriage not valid: Allahabad High Court
Conversion to Islam solely for marriage not valid: Allahabad High Court

In a significant judgement, the Allahabad High Court has ruled that the religious conversion of girls "without their faith and belief in Islam" and "solely for the purpose of marriage" to Muslim boys could not be held valid.

Conversion is tricky issue, all aspects should be looked into: Allahabad HC

 The Allahabad High Court has ruled that conversion is a tricky issue and while considering such disputes courts should ensure that conversion has not been done forcibly and fraudulently or with some allurement.

Allahabad High Court lawyers' strike continues, delegation to meet minister

Judicial work was paralysed at the Allahabad High Court for the third consecutive day on Tuesday due to the strike by lawyers to protest proposed creation of a separate bench for western Uttar Pradesh even as a delegation left for New Delhi to meet the Union Law minister.

Allahabad HC lawyers' strike continues, delegation to meet minister

Allahabad: Judicial work was paralysed at the Allahabad High Court for the third consecutive day today due to the strike by lawyers to protest proposed creation of a separate bench for western Uttar Pradesh even as a delegation left for New Delhi to meet the Union Law minister.

HC seeks response from BCCI, UPCA on age determination process
HC seeks response from BCCI, UPCA on age determination process

The Allahabad High Court has sought response of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) within six weeks on a PIL seeking a direction for uniform criteria of age determination for cricket players during selection.

HC seeks reply from AMU Vice Chancellor on petition of former Registrar

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday sought response from Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University and his deputy over a petition by the varsity's former Registrar who has alleged that his resignation was obtained "under duress".

Tension in Muzaffarnagar over conversion

A woman converting to Hinduism to marry her lover has sparked tension in Chapar village here, prompting authorities to tighten security.

Tension over elopement of couple from different communities in Muzaffarnagar

Tension prevailed here on Wednesday as people pelted stones while a woman, who allegedly eloped with a man from a different community and got married to him, was taken to a hospital before being presented before a local court on an order of the high court, police said.

Lawyers demand HC bench in western UP, on strike until Dec 20

Demanding a separate High Court bench in western Uttar Pradesh, lawyers in the region on Tuesday embarked on strike until December 20, refusing to work until their demand is met.

PIL seeking Punia's removal dismissed

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday dismissed a PIL seeking a direction for removal of PL Punia from the post of the chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes.

Raju, the crying elephant is finally declared free!
Raju, the crying elephant is finally declared free!

After spending 50 years in captivity and living a life of torment, Raju, the crying elephant whose story touched millions has been officially declared free.

Allahabad HC stays Nithari serial killer Surinder Kohli's execution till Dec 22
Allahabad HC stays Nithari serial killer Surinder Kohli's execution till Dec 22

Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court on Monday stayed the hanging of Nithari serial killings convict Surinder Kohli till December 22.