The Supreme Court on Friday refused to interfere with the Allahabad High Court order permitting the “scientific survey” of the Gyanvapi mosque premises stating that at this stage it will not go into the root of the matter whether such an order can be passed in the face of Places of Worship (Special Provision) Act, 1991.
The Allahabad High Court directed Lucknow University’s Astrology Department to determine if she was a Manglik or not after the accused refused to marry her on the ground.
Consequent to the conviction, Afzal, a two-time MP and five-time MLA, who defeated BJP stalwart Manoj Sinha in the 2019 LS polls, will lose his MP seat and will be barred from contesting any polls.
A controversial provision, it has been challenged, most recently in the Supreme Court, on grounds of its constitutional validity for being in contravention of Article 21 of the Constitution of India
The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has issued non-bailable warrant (NBW) against the principal secretary, Basic Education Department of Uttar Pradesh government.
In the last hearing of the matter on May 17, the apex court had issued notice on Kejriwal’s plea against Allahabad High Court order refusing his plea for discharge from the case.