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PM Modi In Prayagraj On Tuesday 

Dec 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Prayagraj on Tuesday and participate in a one of its kind programme to be attended by over two lakh women, his office said. 

40 Years Later, Allahabad High Court Agrees Accused Was A Juvenile

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Juvenile Justice Board (JJB), Ambedkar Nagar, in October 2017, had declared the convict, Sangram, a juvenile, but while deciding the appeal finally on October 11, 2018, the HC did not consider this fact

Allahabad High Court Asks Centre To Consider Uniform Civil Code

"The UCC is necessity and mandatorily required today. It cannot be made 'purely voluntary' as was observed by B.R. Ambedkar 75 years back, in view of the apprehension and fear expressed by the members of the minority community," the court said.

UP Man Held With 350 Kg 'Ganja' Gets Bail From Allahabad HC

Oct 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Allahabad High Court on Wednesday, granted bail to a man who was arrested by the NCB with heavy contraband (ganja) in possession and booked under the NDPS Act. He was in jail since January 18, 2019.

Mahant Narendra Giri's Death: Evidence Collected, Guilty Will Be Punished, Says Yogi Adityanath

Mahant Narendra Giri, president of Akhil Bhartiya Akhada Parishad was found dead at Baghambari Math, Allahabad.

17 September, 2021

India Should Focus On Both Physical And Cyber Security: Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria

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Addressing the Annual Commanders' Conference of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria also stressed the need of innovation, self-reliance and indigenisation.

11 September, 2021

Disqualifying PM Indira Gandhi In 1975 Was Judgement Of Great Courage: CJI

Outlook Web Desk

Following the Allahabad High Court Verdict in 1975, Emergency was imposed in the country.

02 September, 2021

Allahabad HC Urges Parliament To Introduce Bill And Declare Cow The National Animal

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The government should bring a Bill in Parliament and declare cow as the national animal and make strict laws against those who talk about harming the animal, the court said.

01 September, 2021

Allahabad HC Seeks UP Govt’s Reply On State Funding Of Madarsas And Other Religious Institutions

Outlook Web Bureau

The Allahabad High Court asked whether the policy to provide financial aid to religious institutions is consistent with the secular scheme of the Constitution. It also asked whether state-aided madrasas also admit girl students.

03 July, 2021

Allahabad HC Denies Bail To Man Who Posted Obscene Photos Of Ex Online

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The petitioner, Manav from Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh had been accused of threatening a woman whom he was formerly in a relationship with after the latter broke up with him.

01 July, 2021

‘Journalist Not Expected To Dramatise’: Allahabad HC Denies Bail To Reporter

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Journalist Shamim Ahmad is accused of abetting a mentally and financially distressed man to commit suicide, and filming it outside the UP Assembly complex.


09 June, 2021

16 killed, Six Injured As Bus Overturns After Hitting Loader On Kanpur-Allahabad Highway

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The speeding bus hit the loader, which fell on the other side of the highway, while the bus also overturned and fell into a ditch.

14 March, 2021

Farmers’ Stir: Protests May Continue Till December, Says BKU Leader Rakesh Tikait

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Tikait made the statement while talking to reporters in Allahabad after his recent visit to the poll-bound West Bengal where he asked voters not to vote for BJP.

27 February, 2021

Here’s How Freedom Fighter Chandra Shekhar Gained The Title ‘Azad’

Outlook Web Bureau

On February 27, 1931, Indian freedom fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad shot himself in the head during a faceoff with British police thus fulfilling his vow of dying as a free man and not as a captive in British prisons.

05 February, 2021

Minor Girl Cannot Live With Husband Despite Marrying Willingly: Allahabad HC

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The Allahabad High Court gave its ruling on a plea filed by a 16-year-old girl

08 January, 2021

Two Ayodhya Residents Move Court On Acquittals Of Babri Demolition Accused


Ayodhya residents Haji Mahboob and Haji Sayyad Akhlaq Ahmad filed the petition in the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court

20 December, 2020

Allahabad HC Grants Bail To Man Accused For Offering Namaz At Mathura Temple


Faisal Khan and three others were booked after a video of them offering namaz on the premises of the Mathura’s Nand Baba temple surfaced on social media


20 December, 2020

HC Asks Allahabad To Turn Into Fort During Magh Fair


The bench observed only people with Covid negative reports should be allowed to enter the city to participate in the ‘Magh mela’ in February 2021

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz