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Jharkhand High Court


Lalu's bail application rejected in Dumka case; no immediate release from jail

February 19, 2021 8:29 pm

The court said since the RJD supremo has to serve two more months in jail to complete half of the tenure of his total sentence in the case, the bail plea is not granted.

Scholarship scam: Jharkhand High Court asks state to file detailed affidavit

January 19, 2021 8:30 am

An investigation by The Indian Express had revealed how a nexus of middlemen, banking correspondents, school staff and government officials illegally diverted funds disbursed under the Centre's pre-matric scholarship for poor minority students.

Duping poor minority students: Jharkhand HC to hear plea for SIT

November 14, 2020 10:04 am

The plea stated it is “pertinent to mention here that in this corruption, Aadhaar card authentication is also misused by the accused persons and payments were made to persons who are not even students”.

Jharkhand MLA Pradip Yadav gets bail in sexual harassment case

September 28, 2019 7:27 pm

Yadav had surrendered before the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Deoghar, on July 25.

Charges over WhatsApp call: Jharkhand High Court seeks reply from sessions judge

September 12, 2018 4:44 am

Taking serious note of the framing of charges over a WhatsApp call, the Supreme Court bench had asked the counsel for Jharkhand, “What kind of a trial is this? Is this a kind of joke?”

Jharkhand HC drops charges, asks ex-MLA to deposit Rs 2.5 lakh for Kerala relief

August 30, 2018 5:56 am

While warning Yadav to be careful in future, the High Court said, “The opposite party definitely appears to have crossed the threshold of propriety in making unwarranted comments upon the delivery of the judgment of conviction and sentence...”

Jharkhand: Behind lynching convictions, High Court drive involving police, prosecutors

April 30, 2018 6:03 am

On April 24, a Bokaro district court sentenced 10 people to life imprisonment for lynching Shamsuddin Ansari on suspicion of being a child-lifter. The incident occurred on April 4, 2017, under the Chandrapura police station.

Fodder scam trial: Ray of hope for Lalu as HC quashes 4 cases against ex-CM Mishra

July 22, 2014 8:50 am

CBI court had rejected Prasad’s petition that the four fodder scam cases pending against him in Jharkhand be quashed.

Apex court to examine if court-monitored CBI probe should continue

February 09, 2014 12:49 am

The High Court had disposed of the petition by the NGO after noting that the probe was being conducted satisfactorily and there was no need to monitor it.

Supreme Court grants bail to Lalu Prasad

December 14, 2013 12:55 am

Fodder scam case:Says more than two dozen ‘similarly placed convicts’ released on bail by Patna High Court