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Supreme Court grants interim bail to Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan, invokes special power under Article 142
India

Supreme Court grants interim bail to Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan, invokes special power under Article 142

A Supreme Court bench of Justices LN Rao, BR Gavai and AS Bopanna hearing a writ petition said that the interim bail granted to Azam Khan will continue till his regular bail plea is decided

Mathura temple-mosque case: Applications filed for early appointment of advocate commissioner
India

Mathura temple-mosque case: Applications filed for early appointment of advocate commissioner

After taking the copy of the two applications, the counsels for Uttar Pradesh Central Sunni Waqf Board and Shahi Masjid Idgah sought time to reply to the objections raised

Taj Mahal or Tejo Mahalaya: Allahabad HC rejects plea to open 22 closed doors to ascertain 'real history' of mausoleum
India

Taj Mahal or Tejo Mahalaya: Allahabad HC rejects plea to open 22 closed doors to ascertain 'real history' of mausoleum

The petitioner had sought a direction to the government to constitute a fact-finding committee to study the 'real History of Taj Mahal' and put to rest the controversy surrounding it

Uttar Pradesh: Allahabad HC grants bail to SP's Azam Khan in land grabbing case
India

Uttar Pradesh: Allahabad HC grants bail to SP's Azam Khan in land grabbing case

The case in which Khan's bail plea has been approved is about wrongful possession of Waqf Board property. Notably, he had earlier been granted bail in 86 other cases

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: HC grants 2 weeks time to complainant to file counter affidavit in Ashish Mishra's bail plea
Politics

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: HC grants 2 weeks time to complainant to file counter affidavit in Ashish Mishra's bail plea

High Court Judge granted two weeks' time to the victim Jagjeet Singh to file a counter-affidavit and posted the matter for further hearing on 25 May

Politicians shouldn't make irresponsible remarks, says HC; denies bail to four Lakhimpur accused
India

Politicians shouldn't make irresponsible remarks, says HC; denies bail to four Lakhimpur accused

The court will hear on 25 May the bail plea of Union minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish Mishra, whose bail was earlier cancelled by the Supreme Court

Open closed doors in Taj Mahal to ascertain presence of Hindu idols: Plea in HC
India

Open closed doors in Taj Mahal to ascertain presence of Hindu idols: Plea in HC

Citing an RTI filed to the ASI regarding the reason for the doors being locked in Taj Mahal, the plea stated in the reply the ASI had said they were locked due to security reasons

Use of loudspeakers in mosques not a fundamental right, says Allahabad High Court
India

Use of loudspeakers in mosques not a fundamental right, says Allahabad High Court

The high court stated this while dismissing a petition filed by one Irfan of Budaun, who sought permission to play Azaan using loudspeakers in the Noori Masjid

Indian women can't share husbands, they are possessive: Allahabad HC junks man's plea accused of abetting second wife's suicide
India

Indian women can't share husbands, they are possessive: Allahabad HC junks man's plea accused of abetting second wife's suicide

The case pertains to Varanasi resident Sushil Kumar, who is facing a probe into the alleged suicide by his second wife who took the extreme step a day after lodging an FIR against him at a police station there on 22 September, 2018

Allahabad High Court rejects two women's plea to recognise their 'marriage'
India

Allahabad High Court rejects two women's plea to recognise their 'marriage'

The couple contended that the Hindu Marriage Act talks about the marriage of two people and homosexual marriage has not been opposed by the legislation

Kashi-Gyanvapi dispute case: Next friend of Lord Vishweshwar says temple was destroyed but its 'religious character didn't change'
India

Kashi-Gyanvapi dispute case: Next friend of Lord Vishweshwar says temple was destroyed but its 'religious character didn't change'

The next friend of Lord Vishweshwar argued that mere registration of the property in the Waqf Act does not affect the rights of a person who is not a Muslim

Lakhimpur Kheri Case: UP counsel tells SC 'grave' offence, but Ashish Mishra 'no flight risk'; court reserves orders challenging bail
India

Lakhimpur Kheri Case: UP counsel tells SC 'grave' offence, but Ashish Mishra 'no flight risk'; court reserves orders challenging bail

During the hearing, CJI Ramana asked Jethmalani to make the stand of the Uttar Pradesh government clear on whether it was supporting or opposing the bail plea

Three Kashmiri students granted bail in T20 World Cup case: Why they were charged with sedition and jailed for five months
India

Three Kashmiri students granted bail in T20 World Cup case: Why they were charged with sedition and jailed for five months

Arsheed Yusuf, Inayat Altaf Sheikh and Showkat Ahmed Ganai were arrested under the sedition law for sending pro-Pakistan messages on WhatsApp following the country's win over India in last year's T20 World Cup match

Allahabad High Court recruitment 2021: RO, ARO and Computer Assistant results out; check direct link here
India

Allahabad High Court recruitment 2021: RO, ARO and Computer Assistant results out; check direct link here

According to an official notice released by the NTA, no scorecards will be sent to the candidates by post

POCSO Act not intended for cases of 'dense romantic affair' between teenagers, says Allahabad High Court
India

POCSO Act not intended for cases of 'dense romantic affair' between teenagers, says Allahabad High Court

The court was hearing a case where the applicant, Atul Mishra, had run away with a 14 year old girl, married her in a temple and lived with each other for almost two years during which the girl had a baby

Elections in pandemic times: Why our political parties need to switch to digital canvassing
Politics

Elections in pandemic times: Why our political parties need to switch to digital canvassing

If the nation, pushed by Covid-19, switched to online working in a short time, then in similar circumstances, it can move to digital canvassing

Stop political rallies, delay polls if possible: Allahabad High Court urges Election Commission amid Omicron scare
India

Stop political rallies, delay polls if possible: Allahabad High Court urges Election Commission amid Omicron scare

The court said that only if there is life, then the election rallies and meetings can take place and the right to life has also been given under Article 21 of the Indian Constitution

Employees cannot insist on transfer to place of their choice, says Supreme Court
India

Employees cannot insist on transfer to place of their choice, says Supreme Court

An apex court bench of justices M R Shah and Aniruddha Bose said it is up to the employer to shift the staff considering the requirement

Owaisi booked in Uttar Pradesh for 'vitiating' communal harmony, violating COVID-19 norms
Politics

Owaisi booked in Uttar Pradesh for 'vitiating' communal harmony, violating COVID-19 norms

The FIR against the AIMIM chief was registered Thursday night at Barabanki city police station after his party's rally

UP government reclaims 170 acres land of Azam Khan's Jauhar University in Rampur
India

UP government reclaims 170 acres land of Azam Khan's Jauhar University in Rampur

The development came after the Allahabad High Court on Monday dismissed a plea against proceedings initiated by the Uttar Pradesh government to take over the university land for non-adherence to certain conditions on which it was granted to a trust in 2005