SC stays HC order imposing curbs on 5 cities in UP

The Supreme Court today stayed the Allahabad High Court order imposing Covid-19 curbs in five cities in Uttar Pradesh – Prayagraj, Lucknow, Varanasi, Kanpur Nagar, and Gorakhpur – till 26 April. Continue Reading

Editorial: Right, right

Courts in the country have recently passed two important orders, aimed at protecting the rights of citizens. In the first case, right of being represented through a lawyer is part of due process clause , the Supreme Court said while setting aside the Allahabad High Court order which had dismissed an appeal filed by a man in a 1987 murder case noting that his counsel had not appeared during the hearing. Continue Reading

Absconding life convict active on social media

The social media activity of an absconding life convict has landed him in a soup with the Allahabad High Court asking the Uttar Pradesh government for details of the efforts being made to nab him. Continue Reading

SC order strengthens hope for justice: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has welcomed the Supreme Court directive that the CBI investigation in the Hathras case is to be monitored by the Allahabad High Court. Continue Reading