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Allahabad HC urges Centre to stop political rallies in election-bound states amid Omicron scare

Dec 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The court requested the Election Commission of India to immediately stop such rallies and gatherings and also order political parties to campaign through TV channels and newspapers.

Allahabad HC Urges Poll Body, PM Modi To Delay UP Elections, Ban Election Rallies Over Omicron

Dec 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

'If rallies are not stopped, the consequences would be more dire than second wave,' the Allahabad High Court requested the Election Commission to postpone the upcoming UP elections by two months in view of the rising incidents of Omicron infection.


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

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

Oral Sex With Minor Not 'Aggravated Sexual Assault' Under POCSO: Allahabad HC

Nov 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

While reducing the sentence of a man who sexually assaulted a 10 year old, Allahabad High Court said that oral sex does not fall in the category of aggravated but penetrative sexual assault which is punishable under Section 4 of POCSO Act.


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.

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

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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.


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.


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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.

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