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The petitioner, M/S Manikya Creation Pvt. Ltd. protested against the demand notice charging ground rent and detention charges on storage of the cargo containers.

Allahabad High Court Directs ICD, Dadri to Pass a Reasoned Order on Detention Charges...

On 22nd June 2020, the Allahabad High Court passed an order directing the respondent, Container Corporation of India Ltd. (CONCOR) to take an expeditious...
The petition challenged be orders passed by the U.P. government dated March 31, 2020.

U.P. Government to Justify the Closing of Hospitals for Non-COVID Patients: Allahabad High Court

All India People Front filed a plea before the Allahabad High Court. The petition challenged be orders passed by the U.P. government dated March...
The Allahabad High Court, Uttar Pradesh on May 15, 2020, allowed Azaan from mosques.

Allahabad High Court Allows Azaan From Mosques Citing Religious Freedom

The Allahabad High Court on May 15, 2020, allowed Azaan from mosques. While doing so, the Court did not permit the use of loudspeakers....
Uttar Pradesh Government has relaxed certain labour law regulations concerning working hours, rest periods and overtime.

Allahabad High Court Issues Notice to UP Government on Relaxation of Labour Law Regulations

The Allahabad High Court on May 14, 2020, issued a notice in a Public Interest Litigation; challenging the Uttar Pradesh Government’s move to relax...

Allahabad High Court (Lucknow Bench) Sets Aside Life Imprisonment Order Of Terror Accused

The special Judge of Gangster Act, Faizabad, on July 17, 2008, had convicted Altaf Hussain alias Mohd. Altaf alias Rohit alias Abdul Rahman and...
Detention in the Centres even after the completion of their quarantine period results in gross violation of Article 21 i.e. Right to life.

Allahabad HC: Detention Beyond Requisite Quarantine Period Violates Right to Life

The Allahabad High Court while hearing a petition concerning the release of members of Tablighi Jamaat issued directions to the state governments. Advocate Shaan...
The Petition asserts that workers are already leading a life of trials and tribulations due to the lockdown.

Dilution of Labour Laws Challenged in the Supreme Court

Advocate on record Nirmal Kumar Ambastha moved a petition in the Supreme Court. The petition sought directions to quash the notifications issued by the...
The PIL filed before the Luckdnow bench, pertains to the establishment of a commission to assess the economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic.

Allahabad HC: Plea for Assessment of Economic Impact of COVID-19

A Public Interest Litigation filed in Lucknow Bench of Allahabad High Court. It pertained to establishment of a commission to assess the economic impact...
Supreme Court Collegium

Supreme Court Collegium Recommends Two HC Judges

On 18th April 2020, the Supreme Court Collegium led by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde suggested alleviating two High Court Judges to the...

Allahabad HC Passes Directions to Meet the Eventualities of Lockdown

To mitigate the consequences of the nationwide lockdown, the High Court of Allahabad issued certain directions on 26.03.2020. Given the previous directions issued on...
Minor Rape Victim

Child Born from Rape Entitled to Property: Allahabad HC

On the first of this month, the Allahabad High Court pronounced a landmark judgement where it laid down that a child born from rape will...
Justice Indrajit Mahanty

Justice Indrajit Mahanty: Slipping Through The Cracks

In-house Inquiry Against Justice Mahanty It is clear from a review of the material that the charges against him (Indrajit Mahanty) are very serious and...

Justice Rajesh Bindal: A Tale of Competence and Caution

Narada Bribery Case In 2014, Tehelka news’ Mathew Samuel went undercover as a high-ranking official of Impex Consultancy Solutions, a fictitious Chennai-based company. The extensive...
Dr. Kafeel Khan wrote to UNHRC

Letter to UNHRC – Dr Kafeel Khan, Punished Because He’s Muslim

Kafeel Khan, a doctor by profession and a social activist has been targeted by Yogi Government since 2017, in 3 years he had been...
Under the National Security Act of 1980, the government can pass a detention order for a maximum period of three months which can be extended for a total period of 12 months.

The Case of Dr. Kafeel Khan and Ever-Increasing “Punitive” Detentions under the National Security...

On July 27, 2020, the Allahabad High Court yet again deferred the hearing for Dr. Kafeel Khan. Khan, who has spent all but first...
Allahabad High Court has given a month's time to the State to file its counter affidavit in the matter.

PIL Accuses UP Government of Using Sodium Hypochlorite Despite MoHFW Advisory

The Allahabad High Court on May 19, 2020, heard a Public Interest Litigation (PIL); claiming that the Uttar Pradesh Government is permitting the use...
Following the issuance of Notice from Allahabad High Court, Uttar Pradesh government withdrew its controversial order on labour laws relaxations.

Following Backlash, UP Government Revokes its Relaxation of Labour Laws

The c of 12-hour shifts for workers in industrial units, as compared to the normal 8-hour day shift, after a notice from the Allahabad...

Hanging the Nirbhaya Rape Convicts separately

The execution of Nirbhaya convicts has been postponed several times since it was first scheduled for 22nd January, 2020. Among the many legal remedies,...
Right To Education

Every Child Has Right To Free, Compulsory education

  The right to education is recognised as a human right by the United Nations and is understood to establish an entitlement to free, compulsory...

SC Clears 35 Candidates to the HC

The Supreme Court collegium had, last week, recommended Judges to occupy the post of Chief Justice for the High Courts of Meghalaya, Rajasthan, Orissa,...
Allahabad HC

Are Divorced Daughters Eligible for Compassionate Appointments?

Compassionate Appointment scheme is one that grants appointments on compassionate ground to the dependents (Divorced Daughters) of a Government servant who dies before retirement or...