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Friday, August 12, 2022

Patna High Court


August 6, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Bihar press bill

August 05, 2022 11:34 pm

Justice Ali Ahmed and Justice Jadunath Sharan Sinha of the Patna High Court reserved their judgement on the admissibility of the writ petition challenging the “constitutional validity and legality” of the press curbs bill passed by the Bihar Assembly on July 31.

Return fee of SC/ST, women students: HC to Patna universities

August 02, 2022 9:13 am

The state government had said that Rs 287 crore had been reimbursed to the students from whom education and tuition fee had been taken wrongly and more students had to be reimbursed fee paid to the universities.

Supreme Court stays Patna HC order on Bihar Vidyapith

July 26, 2022 2:30 am

A bench of Justices S A Nazeer and J K Maheshwari stayed the proceedings on a plea by the Vidyapith Society, which challenged the High Court order as “erroneous” and “in breach of settled principles”.

Patna HC stays demolition drive, DM says already complete

July 05, 2022 10:54 am

Directing the authorities not to take any coercive action, the court asked the district administration to file a reply on the next date of the hearing.

Bomb explodes in Patna court, cop injured

July 01, 2022 7:10 pm

SI Umakant Rai brought the explosives in a box to the Patna civil court for investigation purposes. The bomb exploded shortly, injuring Rai's arm.

Patna HC says mental health of people 'least priority' to Bihar govt

February 13, 2022 11:06 pm

A division bench, comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice S Kumar, expressed shock over the absence of such an authority in the state.

Bihar Nal Jal scheme: HC hears PIL, asks petitioner to approach govt for redressal

February 04, 2022 8:41 pm

Based on the bidding and contracts in over 20 Bihar districts, the three-part series published in The Indian Express revealed how politicians from the BJP, JD (U) and RJD had been awarded the contracts under the scheme.

HC takes up video of girl alleging abuse at Patna home, asks why no FIR

February 04, 2022 3:40 am

Earlier, the court had called an emergency meeting of the Juvenile Justice Monitoring Committee over the allegations regarding inmates "being forced, after being sedated, to submit themselves to immoral acts of wrongdoers".

SC orders status quo on Patna HC order directing demolition of 'proposed Waqf Bhawan'

September 01, 2021 7:36 am

A three-judge bench headed by Justice U U Lalit issued notice on petitions filed by the Bihar State Sunni Waqf Board, Bihar State Building Construction Corporation (BSBCC) and the State of Bihar.

Explained: What was Bihar's Senari massacre of 1999, which now comes before the Supreme Court?

July 14, 2021 7:22 am

On March 18, 1999, 34 upper caste men were forced out of their homes in Senari village of Jehanabad district allegedly by cadres of the now defunct Maoist Communist Centre (MCC), and slaughtered near the village temple.