ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Behmai massacre: Case diary disappears, judge postpones verdict pronouncement
Special judge (UP dacoity-affected area) Sudhir Kumar pulled up the court official for the absence of the case diary at the time of delivering the verdict and asked him to place it before the court on January 24. The Behmai village, that drew national attention after the killings, is 170 km from state capital Lucknow and over 400 km from national capital New Delhi.
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Delhi, Allahabad High Courts refuse relief to students
Delhi HC refuses to set up a judicial committee to independently probe Jamia Millia violence. Lawyers representing the students mocked the judges with cries of shame, shame, after the bench refused to give any interim relief to the students.
Allahabad High Court dismisses election petition against PM Narendra Modi
Justice Manoj Gupta passed the order on an election petition filed by Tej Bahadur Yadav, a dismissed CRPF constable who was declared by the Samajwadi Party as its Varanasi candidate in the last Lok Sabha elections.
Intellectuals, Hindu Mahasabha seek review of Ayodhya ruling
Hindu Mahasabha and a group of intellectuals moved the Supreme Court on Monday seeking review of its verdict in the Ayodhya dispute for disparate reasons.
CBI ‘discharges’ 10 witnesses lined up against Kalyan Singh
So far, eight witnesses have deposed against Singh in the court. The agency is lining up four key witnesses for their deposition in court this month. These include the assistant and chief investigating officers of the case. These officers will have to testify the veracity of the statements of witnesses, who had deposed against Singh over his involvement in the Babri Masjid demolition case.
District court backed victim, denied bail to Unnao accused
According to the order passed by the Raebareli court on October 25 that denied him bail, Shivam Trivedi had argued that the woman was his “legally wedded wife” and hence he was entitled to bail. Marital rape is not a crime under Indian law.
Medical college scam: CBI books, conducts searches at Justice SN Shukla’s premises
Besides Justice Shukla, former Odisha High Court Judge I M Quddusi- who already stands charge sheeted by the agency in the scandal- along with five others have been booked by the CBI in a fresh FIR registered on December 4.
Placing of idols in mosque led to litigations over disputed site: Supreme Court
The apex court said that the run-up to the incident saw the posting of a police picket at the site on Nov 12, 1949 due to communal tensions. Thereafter, a letter was sent to Faizabad District Magistrate by the Superintendent of Police raising concerns that Hindus were likely to force an entry into the mosque to install idols there, the verdict said.
Ayodhya dispute spanning Mughal, colonial & post-Independence era ends on Nov 9, 2019
Referring to the chequered past of the dispute, a bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi in its judgement noted that Hindus have always asserted that an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Ram existed at the site and it was demolished when the Indian sub-continent was conquered by Mughal Emperor Babur in the third decade of the 16th century.
ASI report on excavation of Ayodhya site to be published as book: Minister
Speaking to reporters after the SC verdict clearing the way for the construction of the Ram temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya, Union Culture Minister Prahlad Patel congratulated the ASI team which prepared the report. "The ASI report which till now was the property of the court will soon be published in the form of a book for the public," he said.
Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya: Jama Masjid Shahi Imam says matter shouldn't be stretched further
The Supreme Court's verdict cleared the way for the construction of a Ram Temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya, and directed the Centre to allot a 5-acre plot to the Sunni Waqf Board for building a mosque. "We accept the court order and the Hindu-Muslim issue which had been going on for several years should come to an end now," Bukhari said.
Ayodhya: SC dismisses Shia Waqf Board's appeal, says land belongs to govt
A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi gave a unanimous verdict dismissing the Shia Waqf Board's appeal in the case over the disputed structure. It said the disputed land was government land in the revenue records.
Ayodhya verdict big positive for market, economy, say Dalal Street veterans
Market analysts and economists feel verdict will improve investor confidence.
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