The Allahabad High Court has quashed a detention order passed by the District Magistrate, Lakhimpur Kheri under the National Security Act, 1980 against a man for his alleged post on social media on Babri Masjid.
The Allahabad High Court division bench extended the stay on the arrest of senior journalists Vineet Narayan and Rajneesh Kapoor, while hearing a Criminal Miscellaneous Writ Petition filed by Vineet Narain
A bench of Justice D.Y. Chandrachud and M.R. Shah issued notice and directed centre to file a reply pertaining to the prayer of compensation after activist Leichombam Erendro's release which was granted yesterday.
The Meghalaya High Court has rejected the plea to quash criminal proceedings against a journalist Patricia Mukhim from Shillong for her four-month-old Facebook post condemning the attack on five non-tribal youths by a gang of masked men, allegedly from the tribal community.
The Allahabad High Court has refused to quash an FIR lodged against a lady doctor, Dr Imrana Khan, saying that freedom of speech cannot be extended to such an extent where it may be prejudicial to national interest.