Category: Allahabad High Court

“Employee” to be interpreted according to EPF Act for Provident Fund matters: SC

Source: The Supreme Court Bench of Justices Abhay Manohar Sapre and R. Subhash Reddy on 14th Augustremanded a writ petition back to the Allahabad High Court to be decided on merits afresh after clarifying High Court’s error in defining “employee” under the wrong statute. The Bench in Asst. Provident Fund Commissioner EPFO, Bareilly v M/s U.P. State Warehousing

Allahabad HC sets aside life term of ‘JeM man’, slams prosecution for ‘incompetence’

Source: Citing “a glaring example of lack of competence and sincere efforts” on the part of the prosecution, a Division Bench of the Allahabad High Court has set aside the life imprisonment sentence given by a sessions court to an alleged Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) operative and Pakistan national, Mohammad Waris alias Raja, and a resident

Allahabad High Court gives 2 weeks to SSP to arrest accused in case involving gangrape of minor

Source: The Allahabad High Court has directed the Prayagraj senior superintendent of police to ensure arrest of Lalgopalganj Town Area, Nawabganj, Prayagraj chairman Mukhtar Ahmad, who is an accused in a gangrape of a minor, within two weeks and produce him before the court concerned. In addition, the court warned the SSP that if

High court allows three months to decide denotification of farmers’ land from Hi-Tech City Township

Source: The Allahabad high court, in an order over a petition filed by several farmers from Ghaziabad affected by the Hi-Tech city township near NH-9, has directed the Ghaziabad development authority (GDA) to consider their plea and decide within three months. The farmers had moved court in a bid to get the layout maps

SC collegium recommends appointment of 16 permanent judges in Allahabad HC

Source: The Supreme Court collegium on Tuesday recommended appointment of 16 additional permanent judges to the Allahabad High Court and deferred the recommendation of four additional judges. The three-member collegium headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said that it has considered the views of consultee colleagues (top court judges), the report of Judgement Evaluation

Allahabad HC advocates boycott court, join state-wide lawyers” strike over their security

Source: Allahabad, Jul 29 The Allahabad High Court advocates on Monday boycotted court proceedings, demanding security for lawyers and safer working conditions in court premises. The high court lawyers struck work, joining the state-wide strike by the legal fraternity in response to a call given by the Bar Council of Uttar Pradesh in the wake

‘Degree holder can be ineligible for jr engineer’s post if criterion is diploma’:Allahabad High Court

Source: The Allahabad High Court has ruled that an engineering degree holder cannot be considered for appointment to the post of junior engineer which seeks a diploma as the eligibility criterion. The court was hearing a case wherein Deepak Singh, who along with nine others who held a B Tech degree had filed a