Patna High Court
India  /  Published 09.08.22

SC backs axed Patna judge

The Supreme Court on Monday directed Patna High Court to drop disciplinary proceedings against a suspended additional sessions judge from Bihar’s Araria for deciding a Pocso case and a murder ca...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.05.22

HC refuses prohibition law tweak

Patna High Court has thrown a spanner into the Bihar government’s much hyped amendment to prohibition law by dismissing its plan to provide judicial powers to the executive magistrates. The ame...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 25.02.22

 FIR against Bihar judge

Bihar police have registered an FIR against a judge in the Khagaria district, in a first of its kind case in the state, in connection with the beating and death of a 59-year-old home guard jawan Viren...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 18.02.22

Bihar police bust cyber gang

Bihar police have busted a gang of alleged cyber criminals operating from a village in Nawada district, around 120km southeast from the state capital, and arrested 33 of them. Several others escaped. ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 08.02.22

HC raps Bihar govt on shelter home abuse

New Delhi: The trial courts across the country will endeavour to complete the examination of private witnesses on the same day as far as possible, the Supreme Court has said while taking judicial note...
By Dev Raj in Patna


India  /  Published 18.01.22

Bihar to dilute booze law to reduce load on courts

The Bihar government will amend the state’s prohibition law to lighten the humongous load of liquor-related cases on the judiciary, the decision coming after Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana&r...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 05.12.21

Bihar’s revised Covid toll jumps 25%

Bihar’s Covid-19 toll jumped from 9,665 to 12,089 as the state government revised the figures by 2,424, or 25 per cent, on Friday evening after verifying claims made by the kin of the deceased. ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 01.08.21

Bihari babu's caught in a bind

Now that BS Yediyurappa is out of the Chief Minister’s Office, his admirers have just one question to ask. The BJP forced him out citing his age among other reasons, when, at 78, Yediyurappa is ...
By Delhi Diaries

Opinion  /  Published 26.07.21

Thoughtful: Draconian legislations

Draconian legislations are an integral, albeit worrying, feature of the judicial architecture of democracies. This is because in spite of their allegedly overarching reach and the history of patent mi...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 16.07.21

Bihar survey: Death toll undercount

A survey conducted by the CPI-ML in Bihar on Covid-19 deaths has indicated the toll could be 18 to 20 times higher than the figures made public by the state government. The party is planning to submi...
By Dev Raj in Patna


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