The division bench of Allahabad High Court while hearing a PIL filed by Mahendra Pratap Singh asked the Director-General of Police, Uttar Pradesh, and the members of the S.I.T team to clarify the inaction of the Police Authorities
Relying on the decision of the Delhi High Court in “Jayswal Neco Ltd. Vs. Union of India & Ors.”, Advocate V.K Shukla, representing the petitioner, contended that the jurisdiction vests with Delhi High Court in as much as the Railway Board is situated in Delhi.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed a petitioner, who challenged the forest and wildlife clearances granted for the expansion of NH72 between Ganeshpur and Dehradun, to approach the National Green Tribunal (NGT) for the same.
The National Commission for Women on Tuesday took cognisance of a woman, who set herself ablaze before the Supreme Court, alleging that she had lodged a rape case against MP Atul Rai, but the Uttar Pradesh Police, instead of helping her, issued a non-bailable warrant against her.
"The Kanwar yatra is postponed this year, like last year, because of Covid-19 pandemic. If the local devotee want to go for local yatra and wish to do 'Abhishek,' it will be allowed," the Counsel of State of Uttar Pradesh submitted before the Supreme Court.
On Tuesday the UP government announced the Kanwar Yatra - could take place with a "minimum number of people" and that a negative RT-PCR test could be made compulsory if required. On the other hand, Uttarakhand has canceled the Kanwar Yatra this year citing the Corona pandemic.
The Allahabad High Court has directed the Director General of Police of Uttar Pradesh to file a personal affidavit on July 8, in connection with misbehaving and framing of a victim by Police in a criminal case.