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Taj Mahal history case: Allahabad High Court delays hearing to 12 May due to lawyers' protest
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Taj Mahal history case: Allahabad High Court delays hearing to 12 May due to lawyers' protest

The writ petition was filed on Saturday in the registry of the Lucknow bench of the High Court by Rajneesh Singh, who is the media in-charge of the BJP's Ayodhya unit

Final decision after next week visit: EC reply to Allahabad HC’s appeal to postpone UP polls amid Omicron threat
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Final decision after next week visit: EC reply to Allahabad HC’s appeal to postpone UP polls amid Omicron threat

A bench of Justice Shekhar Yadav had on Thursday urged the government and the poll panel to consider postponing the UP assembly elections for a month or two and banning all political rallies amid the fears of an impending third wave of Covid.

Sanjay Yadav sworn in as Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court; UP governor administers oath
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Sanjay Yadav sworn in as Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court; UP governor administers oath

Justice Yadav would, however, demit the office on 25 June when he turns 62. Chief Justices and judges of high courts retire at the age of 62.

Allahabad HC grants bail to man held under Uttar Pradesh's anti-conversion ordinance
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Allahabad HC grants bail to man held under Uttar Pradesh's anti-conversion ordinance

Despite having a relationship with the accused for four years, the victim appears to have become aware of her rights suddenly after the promulgation of the ordinance, the judge said

SC stays Allahabad HC's 'sweeping' order that ruled fear of death due to COVID as ground for anticipatory bail
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SC stays Allahabad HC's 'sweeping' order that ruled fear of death due to COVID as ground for anticipatory bail

The Supreme Court also appointed Senior Advocate V Giri as an amicus curiae to assist the court's decision on the larger issue of whether COVID-19 can be a ground for granting anticipatory bail

'Let no one die of hunger': Allahabad HC quashes UP govt's order on allotment of fair price shops
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'Let no one die of hunger': Allahabad HC quashes UP govt's order on allotment of fair price shops

On 7 July 2020, the Yogi Adityanath government had instructed officials to give preference to self-help groups in the allotment of fair price shops

COVID-19 news update: Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala extend restrictions; new cases below 3 lakh for fifth day
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COVID-19 news update: Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala extend restrictions; new cases below 3 lakh for fifth day

The toll, however, continued to present a grim picture with 4,209 deaths taking in 24 hours the total casualties to 2,91,331

Medical system in UP villages, small cities 'Ram bharose', says Allahabad HC on COVID-19 situation
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Medical system in UP villages, small cities 'Ram bharose', says Allahabad HC on COVID-19 situation

The court made the observation over the death of Santosh Kumar, whose body was disposed of after doctors at a Meerut hospital failed to identify him

'Ghost of COVID marching on streets': Allahabad HC directs UP govt to ramp up 'saturated' healthcare infrastructure
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'Ghost of COVID marching on streets': Allahabad HC directs UP govt to ramp up 'saturated' healthcare infrastructure

The high court also reiterated its request to the state government to consider imposing a two-week complete lockdown in the most affected districts

Allahabad HC reinstates home guard fired in UP's Bulandshahr due to his sexual orientation
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Allahabad HC reinstates home guard fired in UP's Bulandshahr due to his sexual orientation

The high court quoted an SC court order that had held that the sexual orientation of a person is an individual choice and any act of treating it as an offence interfered with the person’s right to privacy

Hathras rape case: CBI submits status report to Allahabad HC, says inquiry will be over by 10 Dec
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Hathras rape case: CBI submits status report to Allahabad HC, says inquiry will be over by 10 Dec

The probe is taking time as forensic reports are awaited, CBI's counsel Anurag Singh told the Lucknow bench of the court

Hathras case: Supreme Court directs Allahabad HC to monitor CBI probe, provision of security to victim’s family
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Hathras case: Supreme Court directs Allahabad HC to monitor CBI probe, provision of security to victim’s family

The apex court passed the order while hearing a batch of pleas that claimed a fair trial was not possible in Uttar Pradesh as the probe has allegedly been botched up

Allahabad HC raises concern over misuse of anti-cow slaughter law in Uttar Pradesh
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Allahabad HC raises concern over misuse of anti-cow slaughter law in Uttar Pradesh

Granting bail to one Rahmuddin who was allegedly involved in cow slaughter, Justice Sidharth said the misuse of the Act has been leading to "innocent persons languishing in jail"

Hathras case: Late night cremation infringed upon human rights, says Allahabad HC; CBI team visits crime scene
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Hathras case: Late night cremation infringed upon human rights, says Allahabad HC; CBI team visits crime scene

The court said the Hathras district administration failed to show "any good reason" as to why it could not hand over the victim's body to the family members, say for even half an hour, to enable them to perform their rituals at home

Hathras case: Family wants trial moved out of Uttar Pradesh, lawyer tells Allahabad High Court
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Hathras case: Family wants trial moved out of Uttar Pradesh, lawyer tells Allahabad High Court

The family asked that they be provided security and that the investigation report not be made public, advocate Seema Khushwaha told reporters

Hathras case: Victim's family appears before Allahabad HC; next hearing slated for 2 November
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Hathras case: Victim's family appears before Allahabad HC; next hearing slated for 2 November

The court on 1 October had asked the victim's parents to apprise it of their version of the incident and had also ordered the Hathras district administration to arrange for their travel to the court

Allahabad HC dismisses PIL for stay on Ram Mandir ground-breaking ceremony
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Allahabad HC dismisses PIL for stay on Ram Mandir ground-breaking ceremony

A division bench said that the petition is based on assumptions and held that there is no foundation for apprehending violation of the prescribed protocol for social events

Shahjahanpur rape case: SC's Justice R Banumathi recuses herself from hearing plea challenging bail granted to Swami Chinmayanand
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Shahjahanpur rape case: SC's Justice R Banumathi recuses herself from hearing plea challenging bail granted to Swami Chinmayanand

SC judge, Justice R Banumathi, recused herself from hearing two petitions including one seeking transfer of the rape case against Swami Chinmayanand from Uttar Pradesh to a Delhi court.

Allahabad HC stays Kanpur admin’s notice seeking damages from locals for destruction of property during anti-CAA protest
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Allahabad HC stays Kanpur admin’s notice seeking damages from locals for destruction of property during anti-CAA protest

The Allahabad High Court has stayed a notice issued by the Kanpur administration seeking damages from a local resident over the destruction of property during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

Shahjahanpur sexual abuse case: Allahabad HC grants bail to Swami Chinmayanand; ex-Union minister was arrested in Sept 2019
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Shahjahanpur sexual abuse case: Allahabad HC grants bail to Swami Chinmayanand; ex-Union minister was arrested in Sept 2019

The Allahabad High Court on Monday granted bail to former Union minister Swami Chinmayanand, accused of sexually abusing a law student.