Reports said that Sharjeel Usmani was arrested by five or six plain-clothed policemen while he was out for some tea. his laptop, books and a set of clothes have been confiscated from his home.
Hit by job cuts during COVID-19 and constricted by an outdated law on legal advertising, young lawyers struggle to become self-reliant
While the law fraternity had been hoping for a progressive easing of the restrictions, the contrasting opinion pronounced by the court has created a sense of dismay and shock in the legal society.
Suspension of labour laws by UP, MP, Gujarat crushing workers’ rights, says Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh national general secy Virjesh Upadhyay
If the state governments really wanted to bring reforms, first they should have focussed on the poor labourers, says BMS national general secretary Virjesh Upadhyay.
Putting the 'civil' back in civilisation: On loudspeakers, religious sentiments and the right to a peaceful night’s sleep
Twenty full years after rules regarding noise pollution were framed, they are observed almost entirely in the breach, by groups religious as well as secular.
Yogi Adityanath govt takes ordinance route to for recovering damages to public properties during violent anti-CAA protests
The Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Friday approved "UP Recovery of damage to public properties Ordinance-2020" for recovery of losses due to damage to government and private properties during political processions.
SC says no law to back UP govt's ‘name and shame’ posters of anti-CAA protesters; refuses to stay Allahabad HC order to remove hoardings
The Supreme Court told the Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday that as of now, there was no law that could back their action of putting up roadside posters of those accused of vandalism during anti-CAA protests in Lucknow/
Allahabad High Court orders UP govt to immediately remove hoardings naming accused in anti-CAA protests, calls it 'unwarranted interference'
The Allahabad High Court has ordered the Uttar Pradesh Police to remove hoardings displaying photographs of those accused of destroying public property during anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests held in the state in December last year
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.
SC to hear plea seeking transfer of Chinmayanand rape case from UP to Delhi court, hearing scheduled for 2 March
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear on 2 March the plea of a law student that the rape case lodged by her against Swami Chinmayanand be transferred to a Delhi court from Uttar Pradesh.
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.
SC says quotas in promotions not fundamental right: Apex court references 2011 Allahabad HC verdict to uphold Uttarakhand govt's decision
The Supreme Court has said that Article 16(4) and Article 16 (4-A) cannot be used as a basis to claim a fundamental right to reservation in promotions.
Chinmayanand released from Shahjahanpur prison after being granted bail in sexual abuse case; supporters greet ex-minister with flowers
Chinmayanand, 72, walked out of the district jail after the completion of legal formalities, said Shahjahanpur prison superintendent Rakesh Kumar
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.
Allahabad HC tells UP govt to submit detailed report on police action during anti-CAA protests; next hearing on 17 Feb
The Allahabad High Court has ordered the Uttar Pradesh government to submit a report on police action during protests over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act
SC seeks response of UP govt on arrest of journalist under Gangsters Act, directs Alalhabad HC to expedite bail plea
SC has sought Uttar Pradesh government's reply on a bail plea of a journalist arrested under the stringent UP Gangsters and Anti-Social Activities (Prevention) Act for alleged blackmailing and extortion of Noida police officials
Lokpal member Dilip B Bhosale quits from post citing personal reasons; ex-Chief Justice of Allahabad HC sends resignation letter to Ram Nath Kovind
Lokpal member Justice Dilip B Bhosale has resigned from the post citing personal reasons, official sources said on Thursday
Allahabad HC orders NHRC to investigate police violence in AMU during anti-CAA protests; commission to submit report by 17 Feb
The petitioner, Aman Khan, had moved the high court to seek judicial inquiry by a 'Court Monitored Committee' against the instances of police atrocities in AMU, where students were subjected to injuries and were detained.
From PILs challenging CAA, abrogation of Article 370 to pleas seeking stay on electoral bonds, Supreme Court has a hectic month ahead
January is set to be an extremely busy month for the Supreme Court of India when the bench assembles on Monday after a long winter break. Among some key cases slated for hearing include PILs challenging the constitutional validity of CAA, the abrogation of Article 370 as well as a plea seeking a stay on the electoral bond scheme
Kuldeep Singh Sengar convicted of rape: Survivor suffers trial by fire as powerful perpetrators expose loopholes in criminal justice system
The failure of the criminal justice system does not lie majorly in preventing the crime, but in failing to ensure fair investigating and protecting the interests of the victim.
Fathima had no friends, Akhlaq no neighbours: IIT-Madras suicide, Dadri lynching linked by mainstream's lack of engagement with Muslims
In the wake of the suicide of IIT-Madras student Fathima Latheef, it is important to remember the story of Mohammed Akhlaq.