Allahabad High Court

  • Noida Authority seals Supertech's two towers as per Allahabad High Court order 16-04-2014 06:21 PM

    Noida Authority today sealed realty firm Supertech's two 40-storey towers with more than 800 flats following the Allahabad High Court's order to demolish the buildings. The towers -- Apex and Ceyane -- have a combined 857 apartments, of which 600 were sold, and are a part of Supertech's Emerald Court...
  • Judicial commission begins its hearing to probe the Muzaffaranagar riots 16-04-2014 02:14 PM

    A one-member judicial commission constituted by the UP government to probe the Muzaffarnagar communal violence began its hearing on Wednesday. The commission led by Justice Vishnu Sahai, retired judge of Allahabad High Court, will record statements of riots victims in its sittings till April 21, district administration sources said. The...
  • Allahabad High Court order worries Noida Extension flat buyers 12-04-2014 08:57 AM

    Lakhs of flat buyers of Noida Extension are concerned over the news of the Allahabad High Court order to demolish the two towers of Supertech's Emerald Court in Sector 93A in Noida as they fear similar orders may come for Noida Extension builders too. All these builders have also got...
  • HC orders withdrawal of gunners given to SP MLA, daughter 11-04-2014 12:06 AM

    The Allahabad High Court has ordered withdrawal of gunners provided to controversial SP MLA Vijay Kumar Mishra and his daughter Seema Mishra, who has been fielded by the party in the Lok Sabha elections. A division bench comprising Justice Tarun Agrawala and Justice Rajan Roy observed, "The philosophy of the...
  • Amit Shah's petition challenging FIRs dismissed as withdrawn 10-04-2014 03:27 PM

    The Allahabad High Court on Thursday dismissed as withdrawn BJP leader Amit Shah's petition challenging the FIRs lodged against him in UP for alleged hate speeches after he stated that he wanted to reply to the EC notice in the matter. A division bench comprising justices Arun Tandon and Satish...
  • Ensure arrest of gangrape accused ex-MLA: HC to UP police 26-03-2014 08:16 AM

    Allahabad High Court on Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh police to ensure arrest of an absconding former MLA who has been accused of raping a girl along with his brother and a close aide in Badaun district six years ago. Passing the order, a Division Bench comprising Justice Devendra Pratap...
  • Allahabad High Court gives EC a week's time to reply to PIL on political parties 13-03-2014 09:33 PM

    Allahabad High Court on Thursday gave four week' time to the Election Commission to file its reply on a petition seeking that the registration of 51 political parties be quashed. The Lucknow bench comprising Justices Imtiyaz Murtaza and D K Upadhyay passed the order on a PIL filed by a...
  • HC stays UP government order including 'Kumhar' caste under SCs 05-03-2014 11:18 PM

    Allahabad High Court on Wednesday stayed an order passed by the Uttar Pradesh government two months ago in which 'Kumhar' caste was included in the Scheduled Castes. A Division Bench of Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice Satish Chandra passed the order on a Public Interest Litigation challenging the Government Order...
  • Lawyers go on day-long strike to support doctor's stir in Kanpur 05-03-2014 05:01 PM

    Lawyers in Kanpur on Wednesday extended their support to the doctors' stir by going on a day-long strike. By boycotting work we are not only supporting the affected doctors but also those patients who are left to wander around in need for medical services, Kanpur Bar Association, President Suresh Chauhan...
  • Allahabad HC directs state government to axe security to 288 people 03-03-2014 11:17 PM

    The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Monday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to withdraw, within 10 days, security provided to 288 people with criminal antecedents. This list includes former ministers Ram Achal Rajbhar, Rakeshdhar Tripathi, Daddu Prasad, Nand Gopal Gupta, Harish Nagpal, D.P. Yadav, Pankaj Chaudhary, Begum...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots inquiry commission to visit after 3 months 02-03-2014 06:09 PM

    The one-man inquiry commission constituted by the Uttar Pradesh government to probe the Muzaffarnagar riots will visit again Muzaffarnagarafter three months, sources said. The commission constituted by retired judge of the Allahabad High Court, Justice Vishnu Sahai, will visit and meet victims, official sources said, adding that he will come...
  • Allahabad HC raps CBI for 'partiality' in probing Ghaziabad GPF scam 11-02-2014 06:57 PM

    CBI has drawn flak from the Allahabad High Court for having been "partial in investigating" the multi-crore GPF scam in Ghaziabad district court and "favouring" a number of officials "probably under some pressures having been exerted from some higher ups". "I am very much firm in my view that the...
  • NRHM scam: HC rejects bail plea of ex-UP minister, another accused 10-02-2014 11:16 PM

    The Allahabad High Court on Monday rejected the bail plea of former Uttar Pradesh minister Babu Singh Kushwaha and another accused in the multi-crore NRHM scam. They are facing trial before a CBI court for alleged irregularities in the implementation of the scheme during the previous Mayawati government in the...
  • Investigate misappropriation in MNREGA funds, HC tells CBI 01-02-2014 09:55 AM

    The Allahabad High Court on Friday directed the CBI to investigate the alleged abuse and misappropriation of fund as well as the abuse of power under MNREGA scheme in seven districts of Uttar Pradesh. The order was passed by the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court comprising Justice Devi...
  • Aarushi-Hemraj murder case: HC summons trial court records 23-01-2014 07:40 PM

    Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court on Thursday summoned the records of trial court, which had tried and sentenced dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar for the murders of their daughter Aarushi and domestic aide Hemraj. A Division Bench comprising Justices VK Shukla and Karuna Nand Bajpayee passed the order while...
  • Aarushi-Hemraj twin murder case: Rajesh, Nupur Talwar challenge conviction in Allahabad HC 22-01-2014 12:19 PM

    Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar on Wednesday moved the Allahabad High Court against a CBI court order awarding them life sentence for the murder of their 14-year-old daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj. The petition filed by the couple is likely to come up before a bench for hearing...
  • HC defers hearing in petition on UP ministers' foreign tour 17-01-2014 03:11 PM

    The Allahabad High Court on Friday fixed January 21 as the next date of hearing in a PIL on foreign tour of 17-member delegation including eight UP ministers. The Lucknow division bench comprising Justices Imtiyaz Murtaza and DK Upadhyay fixed the date on a petition filed by social worker Nutan...
  • HC stays arrest of Deepak Chaurasia in alleged tampering with Asaram's video case 16-01-2014 09:12 AM

    The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday stayed the arrest of a TV journalist in connection with an FIR lodged by a follower of self-styled godman Asaram, following a show that was broadcast on a news channel. A Division Bench comprising Justices DP Singh and Mohd Tahir passed the order on...
  • Hoardings against Kejriwal, other leaders put up in Amethi a day before AAP's 'Jan Vishwas' rally 11-01-2014 02:30 PM

    Hoardings against AAP leaders including Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal have sprouted across Amethi ahead of the party's 'Jan Vishwas' rally on Sunday, prompting it to demand additional security. Posters and hoardings have been put up by Rashtriya Rashtravadi Party at several places accusing the top three leaders of Aam...
  • HC seeks government reply on a PIL on Food Security Act implementation 09-01-2014 09:54 AM

    The Allahabad High Court has asked Uttar Pradesh government to file its response to a Public Interest Litigation seeking implementation of the Food Security Act in the state. The order was passed on Tuesday by a Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Dhananjaya Yeshwant Chandrachud and Justice Dilip Gupta on the...
  • UP Information commissioners' appointment challenged in court 04-01-2014 09:16 PM

    A day after the Uttar Pradesh government appointed eight information commissioners, the decision was challenged before the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court (HC). In a writ petition, Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Amitabh Thakur, among the 600 plus applicants for the eight posts, alleged that the selection process...
  • Allahabad HC dismisses Shobhan Sarkar's petition for digging gold in Fatehpur 19-12-2013 09:54 AM

    The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday dismissed the petition of seer Shobhan Sarkar, who had sought directions to the Uttar Pradesh government and the district administration of Fatehpur for allowing excavations in a village where, he believed, huge reserves of gold lay buried. A Division Bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan...
  • HC reserves order on Sobhan Sarkar's plea for digging gold in Fatehpur 18-12-2013 08:01 AM

    Allahabad High Court on Wednesday reserved its judgement on a petition filed by seer Sobhan Sarkar seeking directions to Uttar Pradesh government to permit him to carry out excavations in Fatehpur district where he claims there were huge reserves of gold buried in the ground. The judgement was reserved by...
  • Now, Sobhan Sarkar moves HC seeking permission to dig gold in Fatehpur 13-12-2013 01:01 PM

    Unfazed by his forecast of huge gold reserves in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao coming a cropper,Seer Sobhan Sarkar on Thursday moved the Allahabad High Court seeking permission to carry out a similar excavation in Fatehpur. In his petition, which is likely to come up for hearing next week, Sarkar claimed that...
  • UP government can't withdraw terror cases: HC 12-12-2013 11:17 AM

    Lucknow: In a major setback for the Samajwadi Party government of Akhilesh Yadav, the Allahabad High Court has rapped it saying it cannot withdraw terror cases without the consent of the Centre. The High Court order came after the state government withdrew terror cases against 19 Muslims who were accused...
  • HC constitutes committee to deal with women counsels' complaints 06-12-2013 11:23 AM

    The Allahabad High Court on Thursday constituted a committee to check cases of unfair treatment to women counsels. The order was passed by the bench of Justice Devi Prasad Singh and Justice Ashok Pal Singh of the Lucknow bench of the High Court on a petition filed by Sandhya Dubey...
  • Over 55 family courts set up in several districts for speedy justice 05-12-2013 03:15 PM

    More than 55 family courts have been set up in several parts of western Uttar Pradesh in an effort to bring quick justice in cases related to family, marriage and other such issues. These courts were set up on Wednesday in Baghpat, Bijnor, Bulandshahr, Hamirpur, Hathras, Jyotiba Phule Nagar, Lakhimpur...
  • HC seeks reply from Centre, UP over farmers' suicide in Bundelkhand 30-11-2013 08:23 AM

    The Allahabad High Court has asked the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government to file affidavits "indicating the extent to which benefits have been distributed" under various schemes to "alleviate the distress of farmers" in the impoverished Bundelkhand region. Hearing a PIL on farmers' suicide in Bundelkhand, a Division Bench...
  • Issue NBW against official for not filing affidavit: HC 29-11-2013 05:39 PM

    Allahabad High Court has ordered issuance of non-bailable warrant against a senior Uttar Pradesh government officer and asked him to be present "in custody before this court" on December 12 for not filing a personal affidavit in compliance with an earlier order. In the order of November 27, Justice Sudhir...