Allahabad High Court
Opinion  /  Published 19.02.21

Chauri Chaura and a New India

Ninety-nine years ago this month, to the dismay of a significant section of the leadership of the freedom struggle, Mahatma Gandhi called off the Non-Cooperation movement. A Congress resolution passed...
By Arghya Sengupta in

India  /  Published 05.02.21

40 judge seats vacant in Calcutta HC

Calcutta High Court has the second highest number of vacant judge’s posts among high courts — 40 vacancies against a sanctioned strength of 72. Allahabad High Court tops the list with 64 ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.01.21

Interfaith marriage notice optional

The mandatory publication of notice of interfaith marriages under the Special Marriage Act was made optional on Wednesday by the Allahabad High Court in a move that is likely to bring relief to such c...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Allahabad

India  /  Published 26.12.20

UP police crossed all limit, says BCI

The Bar Council of India, the country’s apex bar body, Saturday condemned the incident in which Uttar Pradesh Police allegedly assaulted an advocate after dragging him out of his house in Etah. ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.12.20

CBSE can’t refuse name change: HC

Allahabad High Court has ruled that people have a fundamental right to change their names, which the examination rules of the Central Board of Secondary Education cannot override. The high court has ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 22.12.20

UP: kin wants to leave Hathras

The Hathras gang-rape-and-murder victim’s family on Monday said they feared harm in their village and wanted to shift to Delhi, and hoped that Allahabad High Court would accept their plea to tra...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 20.12.20

Hathras: kin not sure of justice

The family of the Hathras gang-rape-and-murder victim on Saturday said they were unsure of justice being done despite the CBI filing a chargesheet, for the four accused had supporters among “pow...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 18.12.20

Allahabad HC order to free Kafeel good: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to interfere with the Allahabad High Court verdict quashing the detention of Dr Kafeel Khan under the National Security Act (NSA) and ordered his immediate releas...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.12.20

SC orders Kafeel Khan's release

He had hit the headlines after the 2017 tragedy at Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College, in which several children died due to a lack of oxygen cylinders. Initially, he was hailed as ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.12.20

Lawless use: NSA, UAPA

This is not the first time that the Allahabad High Court has admonished the State for the misuse of the National Security Act, 1980. Last September, the high court had released the doctor, Kafeel Khan...
By The Editorial Board in


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