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Decision on AAG ouster
Patna High Court today directed the governor and the law secretary to decide on a complaint filed by one Pravin Kumar for the removal of additional advocate-general (AAG) Lalit Kishore from his office. inu Kumar, the counsel for the petitioner, said Kishore had been defending chief minister Nitish Kumar in a criminal case filed in the high court. Since Kishore was the retainer advocate for the state, defending Nitish disqualified him from occupying his current office.
A complaint was lodged against district transport official Ajay Kumar Pandey on Monday by one Bal Mukund Pathak in the court of chief judicial magistrate, alleging harassment
Pathak said Pandey had seized his driving licence and documents related to his motorcycle on January 5 and asked him to collect them from the DTO’s office. The DTO allegedly demanded Rs 8,000 from him.
Bihar police headquarters has again urged the director of the central bureau of investigation (CID) to take up the investigation of the case related to the murder of Purnea Sadar MLA Rajkishore Keshari. Director-general of police Neel Mani said he spoke to the CBI director A.P. Singh.
IT officials caught a person, identified as Saket Kumar, with 7.5kg gold from Patna airport on Tuesday, said a source. Kumar who had come to Patna from Delhi was not carrying documents, said a source.
Rashtriya Mukt Vidyalaya Shiksha Sansthan has opened the online admissions for its October 2011 examination, said a source. T.N. Giri, the regional director, Bihar and Jharkhand, said candidates who have missed the deadline for the April-May exam can still do so by January 14 by paying a fine of Rs 50.
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