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Allahabad High Court dismisses PIL opposing IPL matches in Kanpur

May 17, 2016

Allahabad High Court dismisses PIL opposing IPL matches in Kanpur

The Allahabad High Court today dismissed a Public Interest Litigation which opposed the holding of two Indian Premiere League (IPL) cricket matches in Kanpur later this week due to a drought-like situation in Uttar Pradesh and possible use of huge volume of water for preparing the ground. #Sports #Uttar Pradesh #Cricket #Indian Premier League #Allahabad High Court #PIL #Kanpur #Drought #IPL 9 #IPL 2016
IPL 2016: Chhattisgarh HC orders BCCI, state cricket body to give free drinking water in matches at Raipur

May 14, 2016

IPL 2016: Chhattisgarh HC orders BCCI, state cricket body to give free drinking water in matches at Raipur

The Chhattisgarh HC in Bilaspur allowed holding of two scheduled IPL matches in the state capital Raipur while asking the BCCI and Chhattisgarh State Cricket Sangh (CSCS) to provide free drinking water to spectators. #Indian Premier League #IPL #Allahabad High Court #Raipur #Chhattisgarh High Court #Green Park #IPL 9 #IPL 2016 #UC Srivastava #VK Shukla #Inder Singh Uboweja #Pritinker Diwaker #Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium
Criticism of govt, policies not an offence: Allahabad HC slams BHU board of directors for firing prof

Apr 24, 2016

Criticism of govt, policies not an offence: Allahabad HC slams BHU board of directors for firing prof

Quashing an ex-parte order passed by the Board of Governors, IIT (BHU), Varanasi, on 6 January 2016 terminating the contract of Magsaysay award winner Dr Sandeep Pandey as Visiting Faculty Professor at the IIT on the unsubstantiated charges, the court said, “academic administrators should be politically neutral, at the point of time of dealing with academic or administrative matters of the University”. #NewsTracker #Allahabad High Court #IIT #Judiciary #Varanasi #Sandeep Pandey #Intolerance #anti-national #BHU #Critiquing Modi #Criticism of government
AMU VC row: Can a university be a minority institution, asks Supreme Court

Apr 04, 2016

AMU VC row: Can a university be a minority institution, asks Supreme Court

"If it is declared that it (AMU) is a minority institution, then it has to be seen as to how far a direction can be given," Salman Khurshid submitted. #NewsTracker #Allahabad High Court #Kapil Sibal #Aligarh Muslim University #AMU #Mukul Rohatgi #Lt Gen (Retd) Zameeruddin Shah
Judges do work hard, but pendency of cases is still very high, says Daksh study

Mar 23, 2016

Judges do work hard, but pendency of cases is still very high, says Daksh study

The average pendency of a case at the Allahabad High Court is over three-and-a-half years, easily the worst in the country #Allahabad High Court #Bombay High Court #Pendency #Courts #QandA #Sikkim High Court #judge #District courts #Daksh
Activist appeals to Supreme Court to amend RTI Act, set time limit for responses

Mar 14, 2016

Activist appeals to Supreme Court to amend RTI Act, set time limit for responses

RTI activist Rakesh Kumar Tewari also sought a direction to authorities in Uttar Pradesh "to supply the information as sought by the petitioner without putting conditions..." #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Allahabad High Court #RTI Act #Central Information Commission #Right To Information
Judiciary yet to meet aspirations for speedy, affordable justice: President Pranab Mukherjee

Mar 13, 2016

Judiciary yet to meet aspirations for speedy, affordable justice: President Pranab Mukherjee

Underlining the issue of pendency of cases in courts, President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said the judiciary is yet to fully meet people's aspirations for "speedy and affordable" justice. #Pranab Mukherjee #NewsTracker #Allahabad High Court #Judiciary
Rare custody ruling against mother in Supreme Court: Hindu adoptive father retains Muslim boy

Mar 02, 2016

Rare custody ruling against mother in Supreme Court: Hindu adoptive father retains Muslim boy

Disposing of a petition filed by Shahnaz Begum eight years ago, the Supreme Court recently ruled in favour of the Hindu adoptive father who had brought up Akbar without changing his name or religion. Aiku Lal will retain custody of Akbar until he turns 18 — two year from now. #didyouknow #Supreme Court #Allahabad High Court #DNA test #Akbar #custody battle #Shareworthy #Aiku Lal #Shahnaz Begum
President's rule imposed in Arunachal Pradesh: Why Congress needs to introspect

Jan 26, 2016

President's rule imposed in Arunachal Pradesh: Why Congress needs to introspect

There was a suggestion that a one-day assembly session to be convened on 19 January to avoid an emerging constitutional crisis but the Congress didn't agree to take up no-confidence motion against the Speaker. #Politics #Pranab Mukherjee #BJP #Arunachal Pradesh #PoliticsDecoder #Allahabad High Court #Nabam Tuki #Kalyan Singh #APJ Abdul Kalam #Jagdambika Pal #Romesh Bhandari #Nabam Rebia #motion of no confidence