If I forget thee O Allahabad, may my right hand perish

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This is the city where Hindus immerse the ashes of their dead in the sangam.
This is the city which was a centre of the Indian freedom struggle
This is the city which has produced great scholars, poets and jurists.
In Allahabad I met several people who were intellectually superior to me ( they are all dead now ), and I sat at their feet like a humble student listening to their rational explanation of things, events and treatises, until I too built up a huge store of knowledge.

Allahabad HC reserves verdict on Abdullah Azam Khan’s plea seeking stay on conviction

Allahabad HC reserves verdict on Abdullah Azam Khan’s plea seeking stay on conviction

[ad_1] Allahabad High Court Prayagraj: The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on a plea filed by Mohammad Abdullah Azam Khan seeking a stay on his conviction by a Moradabad court in a 2008 criminal case. Justice Rajiv Gupta reserved the order after hearing the counsel for Abdullah Azam Khan and state government’s … Read more

Allahabad HC asks UP govt to upload OBC panel report on website

Allahabad HC asks UP govt to upload OBC panel report on website

[ad_1] Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to upload the OBC Commission’s report on OBC reservation in urban local bodies’ polls on the state Urban Development Department’s website within four days. The state government had constituted the Uttar Pradesh Backward Classes Commission to study the representation … Read more

Gyanvapi ‘Shivling’: Allahabad HC slams ASI for not filling report on carbon dating

Gyanvapi ‘Shivling’: Allahabad HC slams ASI for not filling report on carbon dating

[ad_1] Prayagraj: The Allahabad High Court (HC) has slammed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Director General (DG), V. Vidyavathi for her failure to file a reply, giving an opinion as to whether a safe evaluation of the age of the Shivling-like structure, purportedly found inside the Gyanvapi mosque complex in Varanasi in May last … Read more

Plea of juvenility can be raised even after 22 years: Allahabad HC

Plea of juvenility can be raised even after 22 years: Allahabad HC

[ad_1] Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court in a landmark judgment has held that the plea of juvenility can be raised even after 22 years during trial. It has permitted a sister-in law, who was a minor in 2000 at the time of dowry death, to move the plea before the concerned court … Read more

Allahabad HC notices to Centre, UP govt on illegal meat shops, slaughterhouses

Allahabad HC notices to Centre, UP govt on illegal meat shops, slaughterhouses

[ad_1] Prayagraj: The Allahabad High Court has issued notices to the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government seeking their reply on alleged illegal operations of meat shops and slaughter houses in Ghaziabad. Notices have also been served to the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), animal welfare board of India, commissioner of food safety, … Read more

Remarks against SC: Allahabad HC stays action against Owaisi

Remarks against SC: Allahabad HC stays action against Owaisi

[ad_1] Prayagraj: The Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government not to take any coercive action against All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi till April 24 in a case pertaining to his controversial remarks against the Supreme Court. After the apex court verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute in … Read more

Justice Diwaker to be sworn in as Allahabad HC chief justice

Justice Diwaker to be sworn in as Allahabad HC chief justice

[ad_1] Prayagraj: Justice Pritinker Diwaker will be sworn in as the chief justice of the Allahabad High Court on Sunday. He will be administered the oath of office by Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel In a notification dated March 24, President Droupadi Murmu appointed Justice Diwaker as the chief justice of the Allahabad High Court … Read more

Allahabad HC reserves order on Atiq’s missing minor sons

Allahabad HC reserves order on Atiq’s missing minor sons

[ad_1] Gangster turned politican Atiq Ahmed. Prayagraj: The Allahabad High Court has reserved its order on a habeas corpus writ petition seeking to know the whereabouts of the two missing minor sons of jailed mafia don Atiq Ahmed. Atiq’s wife Shaista Parveen had filed the petition alleging that their two minor sons — Ahzan and … Read more

Declare cow a protected national animal: Allahabad HC to Centre

Declare cow a protected national animal: Allahabad HC to Centre

[ad_1] Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court has said that the Centre should take an appropriate decision to ban cow slaughter and declare it as a ‘protected national animal’. “We live in a secular country and must have respect for all religions. In Hinduism, the belief is that the cow is the representative … Read more