Allahabad HC

  • Allahabad HC orders demolition of two 40-storey building in Noida 11-04-2014 03:16 PM

    Noida: In a major setback to Noida Authority and realty major Supertech, the Allahabad High Court on Friday ordered the demolition of two 40-storey towers in Sector 93 A, Noida. The court has also directed the prosecution of officers of Noida Authority and Supertech for carrying out the illegal construction....
  • Allahabad HC bans immersion of idols in Ganga, Yamuna 08-10-2013 11:41 AM

    The Allahabad High Court (HC) on Monday put a ban on the immersion of idols of Gods and Goddesses in Ganga and Yamuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh. The court also dismissed the plea of the state government that the idols would be immersed and then fished out. The HC bench...
  • High court rejects petition against PM over Ordinance on convicted MPs 03-10-2013 02:03 PM

    The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Thursday refused to entertain a contempt of court petition filed against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. While hearing the petition filed by social activist Nutan Thakur regarding the controversial ordinance on convicted lawmakers, the court said the matter is related to the...
  • Allahabad HC seeks UP's response on minority welfare scheme 02-10-2013 10:46 AM

    The Allahabad High Court (HC) sought the Uttar Pradesh government's response on a PIL seeking to know why only Muslim girls were being given benefits and financial aid under its minority welfare scheme "Hamari Beti, Uska Kal". A bench of the Allahabad HC consisting of acting chief justice Laxmikant Mohapatra...
  • Allahabad HC seeks reply from govt on PIL challenging creation of Amethi district 22-08-2013 01:22 PM

    The Allahabad High Court on Thursday sought a reply from Uttar Pradesh government on a PIL challenging creation of Amethi district on the ground that no infrastructure has been provided. The order was passed here by the bench of Chief Justice Shiva Kirti Singh and Justice Devendra Kumar Upadhyaya on...
  • UP govt gets one month's time to fill vacancies in state Human Rights Commission 19-08-2013 03:15 PM

    The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Monday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to fill vacancies in the state Human Rights Commission within a month. A bench of Chief Justice Shiva Kirti Singh and Justice DK Upadhyay gave the direction while hearing a public interest litigation filed by...
  • HC refuses to interfere over Durga's suspension, sends notice to govt on sand mafia 02-08-2013 05:38 PM

    As a controversy raged over the suspension of an IAS officer by the UP government, the Allahabad high Court on Friday declined to interfere in the matter, saying it was an issue "between the master and the servant". The court also voiced concern over illegal mining and sought a reply...
  • Taj corridor scam: Hearing on PIL begins in Lucknow bench of Allahabad HC 31-07-2013 11:25 PM

    The hearing in the allegedmulti-crore Taj corridor scam on Wednesday started in the Lucknowbench of Allahabad High Court. The hearing will continue tomorrow. A division bench comprising Justices Umanath Singh andDr Satish Chandra heard a PIL challenging the 2007 order ofthe then UP Governor, T V Rajeswar, by which he...
  • Allahabad HC seeks reply from Environment Min on PIL against Varanasi project 29-07-2013 10:35 PM

    Allahabad High Court on Monday sought a reply from the Union Ministry for Environment and Varanasi Jal Nigam on a petition challenging proposed beautification of "Assi Ghat", a fabled pilgrimage and tourist spot in the holy city. A Division Bench comprising Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice Arun Tandon passed the...
  • Teachers should teach, not supervise cooking of mid-day meals: Allahabad HC 25-07-2013 03:52 PM

    Close on the heels of the mid-day meal tragedy in Bihar, the Allahabad High Court has disapproved of teaching staff at government schools being saddled with the implementation of the scheme in Uttar Pradesh. A division bench comprising Justice Shiva Kirti Singh and Justice Vikram Nath, hearing a PIL, on...
  • SC upholds 'rotten' remark against Allahabad HC 10-12-2010 11:28 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday upheld its controversial remarks that something was "rotten" in the Allahabad High Court where the "uncle judges syndrome" was rampant and needed cleansing. A bench of justices Markandey Katju and Gyan Sudha Mishra, while dismissing the Allahabad High Court's application for expunging of...
  • Centre not to intervene in Ayodhya matter 01-10-2010 03:46 PM

    New Delhi: A day after the Ayodhya verdict was delivered by the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad Hight Court, the Centre has decided to adopt a "wait and watch" approach in the dispute. The government, while being cautious in its reaction to the verdict, has decided not to intervene in...
  • HC stays order on Muslims in UP 06-04-2007 03:59 PM

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  • UP files review petition in HC 06-04-2007 01:04 PM

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  • Minority ruling has politicos stunned 06-04-2007 10:11 AM

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  • QOTD: India 'majorly' divided | More 06-04-2007 08:05 AM

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  • Political parties slam HC judgement 05-04-2007 05:02 PM

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  • In Depth: Minority Report 05-04-2007 04:49 PM

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  • Muslims in UP not minority: HC 05-04-2007 04:32 PM

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