Aarushi-Hemraj case: The Allahabad High Court said circumstantial evidence against the Talwars was inconclusive and their guilt could not be sufficiently established
Aarushi-Hemraj case: Talwars will be released once the official communication reaches us and formalities are completed, said Dasna Jail officials.
Soon after news of the Aarushi murder case verdict reached social media, there seemed to be a collective sigh of relief as the general mood was in support of the Talwars.
Aarushi Talwar murder case verdict highlights: Allahabad High Court on Thursday acquitted Rajesh and Nupur Talwar in the double murder case of their 14-year-old daughter, Aarushi Talwar and domestic help Hemraj.
This comes weeks after more than 60 children died at the hospital in a span of five days allegedly due to lack of liquid oxygen. The government has maintained that the children died due to medical causes, including Japanese Encephalitis.
Several PILs have been filed in the high court by lawyers and social activists demanding a judicial probe and stern action against those responsible for the tragedy. The court has clubbed them all together.
The bench gave petitioners’ counsel, Farman Naqvi, a day to submit an amended writ petition, which will be heard on August 9. The amended writ petition will challenge Adityanath’s May 3 order refusing to grant sanction to prosecute himself in the case.
The state government had issued a list of 201 government lawyers on July 7 and had removed about 350 lawyers already working since the time of the Samajwadi Party government. The government had included about 44 lawyers of the previous regime.
In the petition, the NGO has claimed that following media reports about malnutrition among the children of Harhua block in the district, it had sent a fact-finding team to five villages between May and June and the team confirmed that at least 22 children were malnourished, three of them acutely.
A single judge bench of Justice Mahesh Chandra Tripathi passed the order on the petition of Rakesh Babu, who has challenged Baghel’s election from Tundla Assembly segment of Firozabad district.
The Allahabad High Court has directed the Central and the Uttar Pradesh governments to file their response on a petition seeking disqualification of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his deputy Keshav Prasad Maurya for not vacating their parliamentary posts.
Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani had earlier alleged that the land in Jais in Amethi, where the centre is being run, has been grabbed by the Trust.
Terming long oral arguments as an “Indian malaise”, he cited the example of the United States Supreme Court, where each side is allowed only 30 minutes for oral presentation.
According to sources in the university, if the university looses its minority character, it will have to implement the national reservation policy in admissions. i.e. it will have have to reserve 50 per cent seats for OBC, SCs and STs.
State government had given Yash Bharti award to 46 persons, including Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan’ wife Surbhi Ranjan, on March 21. The award carried cash prize of Rs 11 lakh.