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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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.
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 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.