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

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

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.

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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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

In second acquittal of Bhagalpur riots accused, Patna High Court questions police effort

Yadav faced three riots cases, and was first sentenced to life in 2007 for the murder of a Muslim shopkeeper, Munna. With the latest ruling on the murder of Mohammed Qayumuddin, 15, Yadav has now been acquitted in all three cases.

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