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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.