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Jharkhand High Court


PIL in HC against Jharkhand CM: SC refuses to interfere

June 17, 2022 7:57 pm

A vacation bench of Justices J K Maheshwari and Hima Kohli was of the view that it would not want to examine the matter piecemeal and that the High Court should decide it first.

Deoghar DC, Circle Officer appear before Jharkhand HC; tender apology

June 04, 2022 10:00 am

Sunil Kumar Sharma was aggrieved by the actions of the Manoharpur circle officer who had denied the land possession report required for selling his land.

Jharkhand HC reserves order on maintainability of PIL against CM Soren

June 02, 2022 7:27 am

A division bench of Chief Justice Ravi Ranjan and Justice Sujit Narayan Prasad concluded the hearing of the PIL, filed by Shiv Shankar Sharma, and will deliver the order on June 3.

Jharkhand: ED trying to mislead, hear mining PIL separately, HC told

June 01, 2022 7:41 am

In the affidavit, filed in HC on Monday, the government alleged that ED is bringing facts arising out of MGNREGA scam and mixing it with the mining PIL even though it has “no bearing or connection”.

SC asks Jharkhand HC to decide on maintainability of pleas seeking probe against CM Hemant Soren

May 25, 2022 2:32 am

The apex court was hearing a plea by the state of Jharkhand, challenging the May 13 and May 17 orders of the High Court in the PIL.

Jharkhand HC poser to govt: Can person accused of corruption file affidavit on behalf of State?

May 20, 2022 8:15 pm

CJ Ravi Ranjan asked the Advocate General how an accused was allowed to serve an affidavit on behalf of the State, and that too in a “sensitive matter”. To this, AG Rajiv Ranjan replied that the trial against DC Chhavi Ranjan was still on and that he was out on bail. However, the court went on to rebuke the State

Probe by Jharkhand govt would be a farce: SG Tushar Mehta

May 20, 2022 5:43 am

The issue came up when the bench of Chief Justice Ravi Ranjan and Justice Sujit Narayan Prasad was hearing three PILs related to the 2010 MGNREGA scam, allotment of mining lease and alleged use of shell companies for money laundering.

Mine lease row: PIL seeking to ‘destabilise govt’, Jharkhand CM tells HC

May 07, 2022 11:10 pm

Petition filed out of personal animosity, at behest of political rivals, says Hemant Soren

Jharkhand HC issues notice to CM Hemant Soren for owning mining lease

April 09, 2022 4:15 am

During Friday’s hearing, Advocate General Rajiv Ranjan said that the state had committed “a mistake” and the lease has since been “surrendered”.

Jharkhand HC directs CBI to implead WhatsApp chief in judge murder case

March 26, 2022 10:25 am

A division bench of Chief Justice Dr Ravi Ranjan and Justice Sujit Narayan Prasad asked the central agency to make the head of WhatsApp a party in the case and issued a notice to the Facebook-owned company.