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Judiciary raps Centre, state govts as COVID-19 cases cross 2 cr; ICMR revises testing advisory
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Judiciary raps Centre, state govts as COVID-19 cases cross 2 cr; ICMR revises testing advisory

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday night criticised the management of coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh, saying that the deaths of patients due to oxygen shortage in hospitals is nothing less than genocide, and is a criminal act

'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

No lockdown in 5 UP cities, rules Supreme Court, stays Allahabad HC order
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No lockdown in 5 UP cities, rules Supreme Court, stays Allahabad HC order

The Allahabad HC had directed the Adityanath govt to impose strict restrictions till 26 April in five cities, Allahabad, Lucknow, Varanasi, Kanpur Nagar and Gorakhpur. SC asked the UP govt to submit within a week before the HC the various steps it has taken to control the pandemic

COVID-19 surge: Allahabad HC raps Uttar Pradesh govt over rise in cases, orders curbs in five cities
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COVID-19 surge: Allahabad HC raps Uttar Pradesh govt over rise in cases, orders curbs in five cities

Passing restrictions for Allahabad, Lucknow, Varanasi, Kanpur Nagar and Gorakhpur cities, the court said these curbs are 'nowhere close to a complete lockdown'

Hathras rape case: Inquire if witness, victim's lawyer threatened during trial, Allahabad HC to district judge, CRPF IG
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Hathras rape case: Inquire if witness, victim's lawyer threatened during trial, Allahabad HC to district judge, CRPF IG

The court has sought the report within 15 days and said that it would consider transferring the proceedings out of Hathras for ensuring a free and fair trial in the case

UP panchayat polls: Allahabad HC restrains state govt, poll panel from finalising reserved seats
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UP panchayat polls: Allahabad HC restrains state govt, poll panel from finalising reserved seats

The petitioner argued that the state government is applying 1995 as the base year to reserve seats, in contravention with a 2015 notification

NHRC asks Uttar Pradesh govt for report on rehab of man found 'not guilty' in rape case 20 years after conviction
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NHRC asks Uttar Pradesh govt for report on rehab of man found 'not guilty' in rape case 20 years after conviction

The man was found guilty in the 1999 case by a lower court in Lalitpur District of the state, but exonerated of all charges by the Allahabad HC in January 2021

Uttar Pradesh woman guilty of murdering 7 family members may become first female to be hanged in Independent India
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Uttar Pradesh woman guilty of murdering 7 family members may become first female to be hanged in Independent India

The Supreme Court upheld Shabnam's death sentence in January last year, while the President rejected her mercy petition

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

SC refuses to transfer to itself petitions in Allahabad HC challenging UP law on religious conversions
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SC refuses to transfer to itself petitions in Allahabad HC challenging UP law on religious conversions

A Supreme Court bench said it would like to have the advantage of the high court's order. The Uttar Pradesh government then withdrew the transfer petition

Allahabad High Court makes publication of notice for interfaith marriage optional
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Allahabad High Court makes publication of notice for interfaith marriage optional

Making such publication mandatory would invade the fundamental rights of liberty and privacy, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court ruled

Supreme Court refuses to stay anti-conversion law, issues notices to UP and Uttarakhand govts
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Supreme Court refuses to stay anti-conversion law, issues notices to UP and Uttarakhand govts

The apex court's decision came in response to a bunch of petitions which challenged the validity of the laws which regulate religious conversions due to inter-faith marriages

Hathras case: CBI files chargesheet against four accused on counts of gangrape, murder
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Hathras case: CBI files chargesheet against four accused on counts of gangrape, murder

The Dalit woman was allegedly raped by four upper-caste men in Hathras on 14 September. She had died on 29 September at Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital during treatment

'Good judgment': SC refuses to interfere with Allahabad HC order quashing Kafeel Khan's detention under NSA
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'Good judgment': SC refuses to interfere with Allahabad HC order quashing Kafeel Khan's detention under NSA

The court, however, said that its observation will not impact any other proceedings and also observed that the criminal cases against Khan will be decided on their own merits

SC dismisses plea against Allahabad HC order which held 'conversion for marriage is unacceptable'
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SC dismisses plea against Allahabad HC order which held 'conversion for marriage is unacceptable'

The plea sought a declaration that the observations made by the high court are incorrect in view of the freedom of religion and freedom to choose a life partner as guaranteed under the principles of the Constitution of India

Love jihad laws: State has no business examining religious conversions; it breaches secular tenets, assaults civil liberties
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Love jihad laws: State has no business examining religious conversions; it breaches secular tenets, assaults civil liberties

It is senseless that we in the 21st century are still dealing with religion as though it was a means to determine one's relationship to the State.

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

'Neither family nor State can object to people living together of free will': Allahabad HC quashes FIR against Muslim man
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'Neither family nor State can object to people living together of free will': Allahabad HC quashes FIR against Muslim man

Justices Pankaj Naqvi and Vivek Agarwal also overturned two previous verdicts of the high court, which said that religious conversion solely for the purpose of marriage was prohibited, saying that they are not "good in law"

SC dismisses sacked BSF jawan's plea challenging Narendra Modi's election from Varanasi in 2019 Lok Sabha polls
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SC dismisses sacked BSF jawan's plea challenging Narendra Modi's election from Varanasi in 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The apex court upheld the Allahabad High Court judgment dismissing Tej Bahadur Yadav's election petition against the poll panel's decision to reject his nomination papers

State government's consent mandatory for CBI investigation in its jurisdiction, says Supreme Court
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State government's consent mandatory for CBI investigation in its jurisdiction, says Supreme Court

The observation comes at the heels of the governments of Punjab, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh withdrawing their ‘general consent’ to the CBI