Allahabad High Court Current Affairs, GK & News

Supreme Court: Employee can’t insist on transfer to particular place

Supreme Court has recently ruled that, an employee cannot insist on transfer to a particular place and only employer can shift the staff after considering requirement. Highlights Supreme court observed this while dismissing a petition by a lecturer who challenged the October 2017 order of the Allahabad High Court. Allahabad high court had dismissed the ..

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Gyanvapi mosque-Kashi Vishwanath temple title dispute- Key Facts

On September 9, 2021 the Allahabad High Court put hold on the order of Varanasi court that had asked for a ‘comprehensive archaeological physical survey’ of the disputed Gyanvapi mosque-kashi Vishwanath temple complex. Highlights While staying the order of Varanasi court, Allahabad High Court (HC) underlined that HC “can interfere to keep subordinate tribunals & ..

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What is Noida Supertech Twin Tower case?

The Supreme Court of India recently directed demolition of two 40-storey towers, comprising of 850 flats, of Supertech Ltd Group in Noida. Highlights Supreme Court issued this direction after it found that Supertech has flouted regulations regarding the distance to be maintained between buildings and of fire safety. According to court, these towers were constructed ..

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Cabinet Clears Ordinance on Reservation Roster for University Teachers

The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cleared the ordinance for the Reservation Roster for University Teachers. What was the issue? Following an order by the Allahabad high court in April 2017, the University Grants Commission had announced in March last year that an individual department should be considered as the base ..

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Triple talaq unconstitutional, violates rights of Muslim women: Allahabad high court

The Allahabad High Court has ruled that the practice of triple talaq (Talaq-e-bidat) among Muslims is unconstitutional and violates the rights of women enshrined in constitution. The order was passed by HC Justice Suneet Kumar while hearing a petition filed by a woman who claimed her husband arbitrarily divorced her. Besides, the High Court also ..

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