Patna High Court
Opinion  /  Published 22.07.20

Off with her: Rape survivors in India

Some of India’s achievements are unique. Recently, a woman who had complained of gang rape was remanded in judicial custody and sent to a jail 265 kilometres away by a court in Bihar for obstruc...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 16.07.20

Rape: lawyers pen letter on survivor

As many as 376 lawyers from across the country have written to the Patna High Court chief justice and other judges seeking their intervention in the “insensitive” manner in which a gang-ra...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 08.12.18

Rs 6 lakh supari to kill Patna High Court lawyer

Contract killers were paid Rs 6 lakh to kill Patna High Court lawyer Jitendra Kumar, 55, for opposing a deal made by his wife and brother to sell his plot in Khagaul.Jitendra was gunned down near Jal ...
By Alok Mishra in Patna

India  /  Published 08.02.19

Tejashwi loses bungalow battle

The Supreme Court on Friday imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on former Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Prasad Yadav and directed him to vacate the 5 Deshratna Marg bungalow in Patna since he was no lo...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi/Patna

India  /  Published 31.03.19

Rape acquittal on ‘framing’ doubt

The Supreme Court has acquitted a man in a two-decade-old rape case citing insufficient evidence and observing that the complainant had the “habit” of implicating people in false rape cases.The be...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.02.19

Former Bihar CMs to lose bungalows

Patna High Court on Tuesday quashed the provisions of the Bihar law giving former chief ministers of the state free accommodation plus maintenance money for the bungalows for life.The division bench o...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Patna

India  /  Published 22.12.19

Lawyers offer free help

A group of Patna High Court lawyers has offered free legal aid to those booked or arrested in Bihar for protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Citizens to “p...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 31.10.18

Patna HC sets aside cop selection main exam

Patna High Court on Wednesday set aside the final result of the main examination 2018 for selection to the post of sub-inspector (civil police).The result was quashed by the single bench of Justice Sh...
By Nishant Sinha in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 05.12.18

Criminals shoot Patna High Court lawyer dead

Motorcycle-borne criminals gunned down a Patna High Court lawyer, Jitendra Kumar, 55, near the Jal Parishad office at Rajvanshi Nagar under Shastrinagar police station around 10am on Wednesday.Jitendr...
By Alok Mishra in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 24.09.18

Glare on illegal diagnostic labs

Twenty-three of Begusarai district’s 68 pathology labs are running illegally, an investigation carried out recently by the district civil surgeon has found.The health department had directed civil ...
By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna


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