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Patna High Court


11-judge Patna HC bench suspends order of judge who alleged judicial corruption

August 30, 2019 9:35 am

“The entire order is a burning example of the violations of principles of natural justice, judicial impropriety and a malicious tirade in the name of some crusade in the opinion of the Judge."

Patna HC sets aside summons to CM Nitish Kumar in murder case

March 16, 2019 6:30 am

Although the FIR had named Nitish in the case along with four others, Kumar and another person, Yogendra Yadav, were not named in the chargesheet after initial police investigation did not find any evidence against them.

Justice A P Sahi sworn in as Chief Justice of Patna High Court

November 17, 2018 6:50 pm

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and other state ministers, judges of the Patna high court and other officials were present at the swearing-in ceremony.

Undo the ban

August 27, 2018 12:14 am

Patna High Court gag order on Muzaffarpur shelter home case will come in the way of efforts to uncover state failures. It must be reviewed.

Muzaffarpur shelter case: Patna High Court restrains media from reporting on probe

August 24, 2018 1:23 am

The court directed the CBI to place before it the reasons for the police officer’s transfer at the next hearing of the case on August 27.

Muzaffarpur shelter home abuse case: Patna High Court to monitor CBI probe

August 06, 2018 3:16 pm

The court also ordered a speedy trial in the case and gave the CBI two weeks time to prepare a report on the case, which came to light in April following an audit of the shelter home by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, which said many girls had complained of sexual abuse.

Bihar prohibition law: Police not applying mind, causing difficulty to citizens, says Patna High Court

February 16, 2018 9:56 am

The Patna High Court, in a recent order, reprimanded Bihar police officers for not showing “application of mind” and “taking insensitive nature of action” while dealing with cases lodged under Bihar Prohibition and Excise Act.

Pay Rs 10L compensation to destitute rape victim: SC to Bihar

August 17, 2017 4:50 pm

In her plea, the woman had said she was a destitute and had come to know about her pregnancy for the first time around the 13th week, and that too after she was rescued by Shanti Kutir, a women's rehabilitation centre, and taken a pregnancy test on January 26.

Another setback to RJD: Patna High Court junks two PILs against new Nitish Kumar government

July 31, 2017 4:55 pm

Nitish Kumar's decision to form a new government with BJP support has left many politicians from the 'grand alliance' dissatisfied. Even some senior JD(U) leaders like Sharad Yadav have raised complaints with Nitish Kumar's decision.

Jolt to RJD: Patna High Court dismisses two PILs challenging new Nitish Kumar government

July 31, 2017 4:56 pm

While one PIL was filed by RJD MLAs Saroj Yadav and Chandan Verma, the second one was filed by Jitendra Kumar, a Samajwadi Party member. On Friday last, the court had adjourned the matter for today.