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Patna HC Directs State to Respond on Why Certain Unregistered Hospitals Are Allowed to Function(20.04.2021)

Patna High Court has directed the Bihar State Government to give reasons as to why certain unregistered hospitals were being allowed to function in tw.....

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Patna HC Directs State Human Rights Commission to Conduct Surprise Inspections at Covid Hospitals(22.04.2021)

Patna High Court has sought intervention of the Bihar Human Rights Commission, expressing strong displeasure over absence of any comprehensive action .....

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Patna HC Issues Directions to State on Availability of Covid Treatment Facilities(23.04.2021)

Patna High Court has taken serious note of the paucity of oxygen in the State, which is an essential medical requirement for treatment of COVID-19 pat.....

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Patna HC Orders to Create Dedicated Covid Complaint Email ID for Private Hospitals(26.04.2021)

Patna High Court has directed that if any Dedicated Covid Hospital (private) has a grievance that it is not getting supply of oxygen because of reason.....

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Patna HC Pulls Up State for Failure to Procure Full Oxygen Quota Allocated by Centre(26.04.2021)

Patna High Court has pulled up the State Government for failing to procure the full Oxygen quota allocated to it by the Central Government. The Court .....

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Patna HC Decides to Conduct Complete Functioning of Court Exclusively Through Virtual Mode(06.04.2021)

Patna High Court has decided to conduct complete functioning of the Court "exclusively through virtual mode" from 6th April to 17th April 2021 owing t.....

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Patna HC Acquits 3 Accused Persons of Rape and Murder Charges of Minor Girl(07.04.2021)

Patna High Court has acquitted three accused persons of the charges of raping and murdering a 13 year old minor girl thereby setting aside the death s.....

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Patna HC Grants Compensation to Father of Boy Who Died in Munger Maa Durga Pooja Firing Accident(08.04.2021)

Patna High Court has granted Rs. 10 lakh as compensation to the father of a 18 years old boy who died in October, 2020 in the Munger Maa Durga Pooja f.....

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Patna HC Grants Compensation to Father of Boy Who Died in Munger Maa Durga Pooja Firing Accident(08.04.2021)

Patna High Court has granted Rs. 10 lakh as compensation to the father of a 18 years old boy who died in October, 2020 in the Munger Maa Durga Pooja f.....

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Patna HC: Judicial Officers Cannot Stake Experience of Advocate for Recruitment as District Judge(12.04.2021)

Patna High Court has held that judicial officers, who opted to be appointed in subordinate judicial services cannot stake claim of "past experience" o.....

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Patna HC: Minor Girl's Stay at Remand Home Not Unlawful Confinement/Detention(21.10.2020)

Patna High Court has observed that if by judicial order, a girl has been sent to Remand Home treating her to be minor, then her stay in the Remand Hom.....

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Patna HC: Public Distribution System is a Policy Decision, Not to be Interfered by Court(21.10.2020)

Patna High Court has observed that pricing and procurement of food-grains for the public distribution system, as also fixing Minimum Support Price is .....

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Patna HC Acquits Rape & Murder Accused Who Was Sentenced to Death by Trial Court(21.10.2020)

Patna High Court acquitted a rape and murder accused setting aside the death sentence awarded by the Trial Court.

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Patna HC: Advocate Intending to Represent Party Without Any Authority Amounts to Soliciting Briefs(22.10.2020)

Patna High Court has cautioned the Advocates that the act of urging the Court to enter their appearance in a case with the intention to represent a pa.....

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Patna HC: Parties Can Put up Hoardings on Private Properties(22.10.2020)

Patna High Court has paved the way for political parties to put up hoardings, banners, posters and other publicity material on private properties, aft.....

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Patna HC: Disciplinary Authority Can’t Rely on Documents Furnished in Parallel Criminal Proceedings(22.08.2022)

Patna High Court has held that a disciplinary authority cannot rely on extraneous documents, such as those furnished during parallel criminal proceedi.....

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Patna HC: Permanent Lok Adalats Are Being Misused by Dishonest Litigants(21.04.2017)

Patna High Court, while upholding that a partition suit cannot be filed directly in a Permanent Lok Adalat, has observed that forums of Permanent Lok .....

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Writ Petitions can be Filed in Hindi With Authentic English Translation: Patna HC(01.05.2019)

Patna High Court has held that writ petitions can be filed in Hindi but it will have to be accompanied by an authentic English version of the petition.....

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Patna HC Directs State to Verify All Facts Before Placing Affidavit Before Court(18.05.2021)

Patna High Court has directed the State Government to verify all facts from all sources before placing affidavit before Court else it would amount to .....

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Patna High Court Acquits All 13 Accused in 1999 Senari Massacre Case(24.05.2021)

Patna High Court has acquitted all 13 accused persons in connection with 1999 Senari Massacre case killing 34 persons after observing that the circums.....

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Patna HC to Government: Shut 49 Brick Kilns for Failure to Shift to Cleaner Technology(07.02.2023)

Patna High Court has directed the government to shut 49 brick kilns that failed to shift to cleaner technology and produce fly ash bricks, despite a c.....

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Pat HC: Evidence of Witness Doesn’t Become Inadmissible Merely Because it Couldn’t be Cross Examined(09.02.2023)

Patna High Court while observing that evidence untested by cross-examination can have no value but the evidence cannot be rejected as inadmissible, ha.....

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Patna High Court Rejects Plea Moved by Ex-MLA Rajballabh Yadav for Suspension of Life Sentence(25.05.2022)

Patna High Court has rejected an interlocutory application moved by ex- MLA Rajballabh Yadav under Section 389(1) CrPC for suspension of sentence. The.....

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Patna HC Denies Anticipatory Bail to Former VC of Magadh University, Dismisses Plea to Quash FIR(27.05.2022)

Patna High Court has dismissed the plea to quash the FIR registered against former Vice Chancellor (VC) of Magadh University Dr. Rajendra Prasad. The .....

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P&H HC Stays Govt Notice Clubbing Sole Proprietorship Real Estate Concern With Companies(07.09.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has suspended the State Govt notice by which it had clubbed real estate agents working as sole proprietorship concern wi.....

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Patna HC Warns Govt. Doctors of Contempt If Illegal Strike Not Called Off(26.08.2020)

Patna High Court has directed the doctors' associations in the State and each one of the members of these associations, besides other persons discharg.....

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Patna HC Seeks Report on Implementation of Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act(31.08.2020)

Patna High Court has sought a report from the Central as well as the State Government, delineating the steps taken by them to implement the welfare pr.....

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SC Stays Patna High Court Order Quashing Liquor Ban in Bihar(07.10.2016)

Supreme Court has stayed Patna High Court order quashing the notification banning consumption and sale of liquor in the state.

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Patna High Court Refuses to Modify Order on CBI Special Director Monitoring Probe(18.09.2018)

Patna High Court has reprimanded CBI for its failure to comply with an order directing it to hand over the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case to the a.....

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Patna HC Grants Bail to a Man Accused of Making Fake Calls in Police Superintendent's Name(20.05.2022)

Patna High Court has granted bail to a man accused in the case of making fake calls in the name of Superintendent of Police for pressurizing the compl.....

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Patna High Court Summons Traffic SP in Matter of Seized Vehicles from Police Stations(27.04.2022)

Patna High Court has summoned the Superintendent of Traffic Police, Patna in the subject of removal of roadblocks including seized vehicles at Gandhi .....

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Patna High Court Asks Tejashwi Yadav to Vacate Bungalow(08.01.2019)

Patna High Court has dismissed RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav's petition challenging the Bihar Government's order asking him to vacate the bungalow allotte.....

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Patna HC Issues Notices to All Former Bihar CMs on Allotment of Official Bungalows for Life(10.01.2019)

Patna High Court has issued notices to Bihar Government and all former chief ministers, as well as incumbent Nitish Kumar, for being allotted official.....

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Patna HC Quashes Notification Banning Use of Alcohol in Ayurvedic Medicines(28.10.2016)

Patna High Court has quashed Bihar Government's Notification banning use of alcohol for manufacturing Ayurvedic and Homeopathic medicines in view of p.....

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Patna HC to GST Dept.: Submit Report on Action Against Smuggling & Liquor Manufacture(23.06.2022)

Patna High Court has directed the GST department, Police and Chief Secretary of the State to file a detailed report on the steps taken for the effecti.....

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Patna HC Issues Notice on Plea Regarding Pitiful Condition of Transgender Community(04.05.2020)

Patna High Court has issued notice to the Government of Bihar on a Petition regarding financial assistance to be provided to the transgender community.....

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Patna HC Issues Instructions for Welfare of Leprosy Patients During Lockdown(06.05.2020)

Patna High Court has directed the State authorities to ensure the welfare of leprosy patients in the State amid lockdown and to monitor the supply of .....

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Patna HC: Order for Interim Compensation Under NI Act Can be Enforced As 'Public Demand'(12.05.2022)

Patna High Court has ruled that an order for payment of interim compensation under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (NI Act) can be enforced under.....

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Patna High Court Calls for Action Taken Report from Bihar Government Within 4 Weeks(30.10.2020)

Patna High Court recently asked the State Government to file a status report regarding filling up the posts of Sub-Inspectors and Constables in the St.....

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SC Urges Patna HC to Drop Proceedings Against Judge for Deciding POCSO Cases Within Days(09.08.2022)

Supreme Court has urged the Patna High Court to drop all disciplinary proceedings initiated against a suspended Additional Sessions Judge from Bihar f.....

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Patna High Court Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Report on Alleged Assault of Judicial Officer(21.12.2020)

Patna High Court has taken suo moto cognizance on the basis of news published in the newspaper report dated 18th December, 2020 related to the alleged.....

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Patna High Court Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Report on Alleged Assault of Judicial Officer(21.12.2020)

Patna High Court has taken suo moto cognizance on the basis of news published in the newspaper report dated 18th December, 2020 related to the alleged.....

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Patna HC Dismisses Plea for Postponement of Bihar Assembly Elections 2020(09.09.2020)

Patna High Court has dismissed two pleas seeking for a direction to the Election Commission for the postponement of the impending Bihar Assembly Elect.....

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Patna HC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Dumping of Garbage on Streets(14.09.2020)

Patna High Court has taken suo moto cognizance of the pitiable condition of the city on account of dumping of piles of garbage on its streets by the M.....

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Patna HC Asks State Govt to Enhance Economic Support to Transgender Community(18.09.2020)

Patna High Court has asked the State Government to think about enhancing the economic support to the members of the Transgender community who, "at thi.....

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CIVIL - Pregnancy of Candidates Not Reason to Change Selection Rules: Patna HC(07.03.2019)

Patna High Court has observed that right of a female to have child at pre-employment stage can't compel employer to mould terms and conditions of sele.....

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Patna HC to Chancellors: Decide Representation Against Illegal Appointment/Financial Irregularities(13.09.2022)

Patna High Court has directed the Chancellor of Universities of Bihar to decide a representation against alleged illegal appointments and financial ir.....

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Patna HC Closes PIL Seeking Measures for Protection of Transgender Inmates in Jail(16.09.2022)

Patna High Court while closing a PIL seeking measures for protection of inmates belonging to transgender community, whether in police or judicial cust.....

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Patna HC Rejects MLA’s Plea to Revoke Crime Control Act(19.01.2017)

Patna High Court has rejected independent Mokama MLA Anant Singh's plea for revoking Crime Control Act (CCA) under which he has been incarcerated for .....

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Patna HC Notices Bihar Govt Over Proposed Human Chain Programme(19.01.2017)

Patna High Court has directed Bihar Government to reply on school children being roped in for proposed human chain programme in support of prohibition.....

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Patna HC Gives Nod to 'Human Chain Event' On Condition of Making Children's Participation Voluntary(20.01.2017)

Patna High Court has given its nod to Bihar Govt 'Human Chain Event', after Government gave an undertaking for making children's participation volunta.....

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CIVIL - Patna HC Orders Former Chief Ministers to Vacate Lifetime Bungalows(20.02.2019)

Patna High Court has ordered former chief ministers of state to vacate government bungalows assigned to them and termed the occupation as unconstituti.....

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Patna HC Holds OBC/EBC Quota in Bihar Municipal Body Polls Illegal(07.10.2022)

Patna High Court while holding reservation of seats for Other Backward Classes (OBC) and Extremely Backward Classes in urban local body elections as i.....

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Patna HC Upholds Govt Order Asking Tejashwi Yadav to Vacate His Current Bungalow: Patna HC(16.01.2019)

Patna High Court has upheld the order directing Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, ex- minister and present Leader of Opposition, to vacate the bungalow he had oc.....

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Patna High Court Set Aside Ban On Producing 'Extra Neutral Alcohol'(04.05.2017)

Patna High Court has set aside a Bihar Government notification banning production of extra neutral alcohol or ENA after imposition of total prohibitio.....

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Patna HC Upholds State Rule Stipulating Atleast 2 Women Members in CWC(19.04.2019)

Patna High Court has dismissed a challenge against Bihar Rule stipulating 2 women members in the Child Welfare Committees (CWC) and observed that Wome.....

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Patna HC Suggests Reservation for Transgender Community on Regular Basis Under OBC Category(11.03.2021)

Patna High Court has said that reservation on regular basis can be confined up to O.B.C. category for transgender, so as to uplift the lifestyle and e.....

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Patna HC Directs Subordinate Courts to Refrain from Disclosing Identity of Rape Victim in Judgments(01.03.2021)

Patna High Court has directed all Courts subordinate to ensure that the identity of the rape victim is not indicated in Orders/Judgment, unless such d.....

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Patna HC Slams Bihar Police for Demolishing a Woman's House(05.12.2022)

Patna High Court while slamming Bihar Police for demolishing a woman's house allegedly at the instance of a land mafia, expressed its anguish over the.....

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Patna High Court Directs CBSE to Re-Evaluate Answer Sheet on Student's Plea(17.04.2017)

Patna High Court has ordered re-evaluation of answer sheet of a CBSE student of Intermediate Examination (Science), 2016, though there is no provision.....

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Patna HC Directs Government in Plea on Non-Implementation of Schemes for HIV/AIDS Victims(24.03.2021)

Patna High Court has directed the ascertainment of several issues in a plea inviting the attention of the Court towards the non-implementation of the .....

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Patna High Court Asks Govt. to Provide Funds for Educational Institutions' Infrastructure(26.03.2021)

Patna High Court has observed that there is a lack of infrastructure, toilets, etc in girls' educational institutions in Patna, perusing the inspectio.....

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Patna High Court Stays Fresh Admissions In Law Colleges In Bihar(01.04.2021)

Patna High Court has stayed new admissions in Government and Private law colleges in the State of Bihar till further orders due to lack of faculties, .....

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Patna High Court: Quota For Creamy Layer Falls Foul of Constitutional Mandate(17.05.2017)

Patna High Court has struck down a Governmental Order granting 50 per cent reservation to limited extent of exclusion of creamy layer among Other Back.....

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Patna HC: High Court Empowered to Quash Vexatious Criminal Proceeding u/s 482(18.05.2017)

Patna High Court has noted that even those complaints of which the Magistrate has taken cognizance of, but are of a private and vexatious nature, can .....

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Patna HC Dismisses Plea for Interim Release of Cattle Seized Under Prevention of Cruelty Act(17.03.2021)

Patna High Court has dismissed an application filed by a person claiming ownership of the cattle seized for the alleged violation of the Prevention of.....

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Patna HC: Departmental Proceeding Against Employee Abates With Death; No Substitution In His Place(24.01.2023)

Patna High Court has reiterated that departmental proceedings against a delinquent employee abate with his death and therefore, no one can be substitu.....

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Pat. HC Stops Grant-in-Aid Of 609 Madrasas In Bihar Till Completion Of Enquiry On Entitlement(27.01.2023)

Patna High Court has directed the Bihar Government to halt the release of grant-in-aid in favour of 609 Madrasas until the pending enquiry on their en.....

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Patna High Court: Gazette Notification Not Sine Qua Non For Setting Up EOPS(16.03.2017)

Patna High Court has held that there is no requirement in law that an ‘Economic Offence Police Station’ (EOPS) can only be created by a Gazette Notifi.....

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Patna High Court: ‘Unsubstantiated Scandalous Allegation By Wife is Cruelty’(20.03.2017)

Patna High Court, while granting divorce to a husband, has observed that unsubstantiated scandalous allegation by a wife against husband amounts to cr.....

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Patna HC Directs State to Ensure Public Briefing Everyday Disclosing Covid Related Information(19.04.2021)

Patna High Court has directed Principal Secretary of the State Health Department to bring information about availability of covid related facilities i.....

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Patna HC Registers Suo Moto Case Against Advocate Accused of Attempting to Rape Law Intern(12.01.2023)

Patna High Court has initiated a suo motu case against an advocate, named Niranjan Kumar who has been accused of attempting to rape a law student-inte.....

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Patna HC Directs State to Book Erring Officials in Bhagalpur Road Case(15.02.2017)

Patna High Court has ordered State Government to register a case under Bihar Prevention of Specified Corrupt Practices Act, 1983, against officials co.....

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Patna HC Grants Bail to Intermediate Topper Scam Accused Bachcha Rai(15.02.2017)

Patna High Court has granted conditional bail to Amit Kumar alias Bachcha Rai in intermediate topper scam.

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Patna HC Stays Appointment of 3600 Agriculture Coordinators(17.02.2017)

Patna High Court has put on hold appointment and posting of around 3600 agriculture coordinators in Bihar following complaints of mass-scale irregular.....

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CRIMINAL - Patna HC Quashes Criminal Proceedings Against Nitish Kumar in 28-Year-Old Murder Case(18.03.2019)

Patna High Court has set aside criminal proceedings initiated against Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in a 28-year-old murder case.

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Patna HC to Authorities: Remove Waterbody Encroachments in 14 Districts in 4 Weeks(06.12.2022)

Patna High Court has directed the Circle Officers (COs) of Patna, Magadh, and Saran divisions (having control of over 14 districts) to remove waterbod.....

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Patna HC Orders Action Against Prosecutor Whose Absence Resulted in Non-Disposal of 90 Bail Matters(19.12.2022)

Patna High Court has directed Advocate General for State to take action against a Public Prosecutor who remained absent before the Court due to which .....

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Patna HC Seeks State's Response on Availability of Medicines, Oxygen Cylinders and Black Marketing(10.05.2021)

Patna High Court has sought response of the State Government on the aspect of availability of Covid medicines, oxygen cylinders in rural areas especia.....

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Patna HC Warns Contempt Proceeding Against Officials Not Responding to Court Query(10.05.2021)

Patna High Court has warned contempt proceedings against the officials who are not responsive to query of the Court that how foreign nationals are bei.....

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Patna HC: Hospitals, Medical Officers Duty Bound to Extend Medical Assistance(13.05.2021)

Patna High Court has observed that the government hospitals, medical officers are duty bound to extend medical assistance and failure on the part of e.....

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Patna HC Seeks Response of Buxar, Kaimur District Commissioners on Disposal of Bodies(13.05.2021)

Patna High Court has sought response of Commissioner of the Districts Buxar and Kaimur with regard to disposal of the dead bodies found flowing in the.....

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Patna HC Seeks Verfied Data on Reason of Delay and Pendency of Cases(13.02.2023)

Patna High Court while observing that data regarding delay in cases presented by petitioner is alarming, has directed Member Secretary, BSLSA to seek .....

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Patna HC Orders Fresh Trial in POCSO Case in Which Trial was Concluded in Single Day(06.04.2023)

Patna High Court while setting aside a trail in POCSO case in which court framed charges and convicted accused in single day, ordered a fresh trail an.....

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Patna HC Directs State to Set Up Website for Civil Society Members to Register(28.04.2021)

Patna High Court has asked the State to set up a website where civil society members, who want to help the Government in combating the Covid-19 surge .....

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Patna HC: Healthcare System Seems to be Moving Aimlessly in Absence of Action Plan(04.05.2021)

Patna High Court has observed that in the absence of an action plan, the healthcare system in Bihar qua COVID-19 appeared to be moving aimlessly in th.....

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Patna High Court Raps Bar Council for 'Boycott' Call(31.07.2015)

Patna high court observed that the State Bar Council showed its double standards by giving a call to lawyers across the state for abstaining from cour.....

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Patna High Court Seeks Chancellor’s Reply in VKSU VC Case(04.08.2015)

Patna High Court has sought the chancellor's reply regarding appointment of Veer Kunwar Singh University (VKSU) vice-chancellor. This was in response .....

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Patna HC Directs Government to Check on Brutality of Police in Enforcing Lockdown(27.05.2021)

Patna High Court has directed the Bihar Government to check the purported illegality and brutality exhibited by the police in enforcing the lockdown. .....

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Patna HC: Bihar IIPP Encourages Manufacturing Industries But Doesn’t Bar Other Industries(21.04.2023)

Patna High Court has observed that Bihar Industrial Investment Promotion Policy of 2016 mentions of encouraging the manufacturing industries, however .....

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Patna HC Quashes Complaint Against Farah Khan Ali for Tweet on Salman Khan Hit-And-Run Case(01.06.2017)

Patna High Court has quashed a complaint against jewellery designer Farah Khan Ali for a statement she made supporting Bollywood actor Salman Khan in .....

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Patna HC Stays State’s Decision to Conduct Caste-Based Census in Bihar(05.05.2023)

Patna High Court while granting interim stay on State’s decision to conduct caste-based census in Bihar has observed that State has no power to carry .....

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Patna High Court Dismisses RJD MLA Plea Against JDU-BJP Government in Bihar(31.07.2017)

Patna High Court has dismissed RJD MLA Saroj Yadav's petition against formation of JDU-BJP Government in the State. The plea argued that Bihar Governo.....

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Patna High Court Asks Civil Surgeons for Report on Illegal Pathology Labs(31.07.2019)

Patna High Court has directed all civil surgeons in the State of Bihar to produce action taken reports on all illegal pathology laboratories and colle.....

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Patna High Court Questions Government on Guidelines on E-Pharma(08.08.2019)

Patna High Court has questioned the Government over delay in finalising the amendments to the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945, by the Ministry of Heal.....

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Patna High Court: Using Whitener, Eraser in OMR Sheet Will Amount to Disqualification(12.08.2019)

Patna High Court has rejected a petition challenging the invalidation of OMR answer sheets on account of use of whitener on them in the Bihar Elementa.....

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Patna High Court Orders Inquiry Into Wrongdoings in Bihar Cricket Association(24.07.2019)

Patna High Court has asked the state police to investigate the matter with regards to a sting operation wherein members of the Bihar Cricket Associati.....

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Patna HC Directs Authority to Dispose Plea Seeking Relief Camps in Flood Affected Districts(02.07.2021)

Patna High Court has directed the authority concerned to dispose of expeditiously a plea seeking setting up of relief camps in flood affected district.....

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Patna HC Stays Proceedings Against Rahul Gandhi till January 12 in Modi Surname Defamation Case(05.07.2023)

Patna High Court has stayed proceedings in a criminal defamation case against Rahul Gandhi filed by Rajya Sabha MP Sushil Kumar Modi over Rahul Gandhi.....

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Patna High Court Confers Senior Designation on 16 Advocates Only One Woman Finds Place in List(20.07.2021)

Patna High Court has conferred senior designation on 16 advocates in the Full Court meeting held on Monday. Advocate Nivedita Nirvikar is the only wom.....

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Pat. HC: Can’t Deny Renewal of Stage Carriage Permit Merely Because of Family Members' Dues(12.07.2023)

Patna High Court has held that renewal of the permit of a person cannot be rejected on the sole ground that any of the family members are due some amo.....

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Pat HC: Can’t Infer Adulterous Relationship on Refusal for DNA Test After Allegation of Adultery(16.05.2023)

Patna High Court while observing that refusal for DNA test after allegations of adultery cannot be a ground for inference of adulterous relationship, .....

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Pat. HC: Section 45(5A) of Income Tax Act cannot be Treated as Retrospective(17.05.2023)

Patna High Court has held that Section 45(5A) of Income Tax Act 1961 can’t be treated as retrospective, and stated that there is presumption against r.....

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Pat. HC: Child Custody Matters Can be Altered With Respect to Needs of Child Under Sec. 26 of HMA(18.05.2023)

Patna High Court while observing that child custody matters can be altered keeping in mind needs of child, has stated that under Section 26 of Hindu M.....

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Pat. HC: Non-Determination of POCSO Victim’s Age Causes Prejudice to the Fair Trial(19.07.2023)

Patna High Court has held that non-determination of victim’s age as per Section 34(2) of POCSO Act causes prejudice to fair trial. Non-compliance with.....

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Patna High Court: 'Mens Rea' is Must for ‘Negligence’ to Amount to Offence(25.07.2023)

Patna High Court while quashing criminal proceedings against a doctor, who was accused of negligence during a hysterectomy in 2012 has observed that f.....

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Patna High Court: Signs and Gestures Made by Dumb Witness have Evidentiary Value(16.09.2019)

Patna High Court has clarified that signs and gestures made by nods or head by a dumb witness possess evidentiary value. The Court also noted that Sec.....

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Patna HC Refuses Anticipatory Bail to Men Who Allegedly Posted Vulgar Photos of Goddess Saraswati(06.08.2021)

Patna High Court has denied anticipatory bail to two men alleged to have taken and circulated vulgar photographs with an idol of Goddess Saraswati in .....

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Patna High Court Directs Demolition of Waqf Bhawan Constructed Close to the High Court Building(09.08.2021)

Patna High Court has directed the demolition of a structure being constructed close to the northern side of the newly inaugurated Centenary Building o.....

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Patna HC Allows Caste Based Survey Being Undertaken by the State of Bihar(02.08.2023)

Patna High Court while dismissing petitions challenging State’s decision to conduct the caste-based survey in the State has held that the actions of t.....

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Patna High Court Directs Bihar Govt to Step Up Measures to Prevent Spread of Dengue(21.10.2019)

Patna High Court has directed the State Government to take up urgent steps to combat the spread of mosquito-borne disease.The Court passed the order w.....

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Patna High Court Orders all Illegally Expanded Medical Establishment to be Shut Down(11.12.2019)

Patna High Court has directed the closure of all establishments such as Pathological Laboratories/Diagnostic Centres/Clinics/Nursing Homes which has d.....

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Patna High Court: Consent of First Wife will not Make Second Marriage Legal(11.12.2019)

Patna High Court has ruled that the consent of the first wife does not give right to a man to solemnize second marriage during the lifetime of first w.....

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Pat. HC: Imperative on Trial Court to Ascertain Age of Victim Upon Challenge by Accused(27.09.2023)

Patna High Court has held that as per provisions of Section 34 (2) of the POCSO Act, 2012, it is imperative on the trial court to determine the age of.....

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Pat. HC: Department Must Provide Evidence in Inquiry Even if Employee Fails to Respond to Charge(26.10.2023)

Patna High Court has held that merely because the delinquent employee failed to respond to the charges, the Department is not absolved of the responsi.....

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Pat. HC: Department Must Provide Evidence in Inquiry Even if Employee Fails to Respond to Charge(26.10.2023)

Patna High Court has held that merely because the delinquent employee failed to respond to the charges, the Department is not absolved of the responsi.....

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Patna High Court Directs Judicial Academy to Give Training to Magistrates(15.01.2020)

Patna High Court has asked the Director of the Judicial Academy at Patna, to train Judicial Officers in matters of custody and remand applications.

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Pat. HC: Forcefully Applying Sindoor Alone Doesn’t Mean Marriage(24.11.2023)

Patna High Court while observing that mere application of sindoor (vermilion) on a woman's forehead under coercion does not constitute a valid marriag.....

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Patna High Court: Criminal Prosecution & Proceedings Under Bihar VAT Act Are Independent Actions(27.12.2017)

Patna High Court has held that prosecution in criminal law and proceedings arising under Bihar Value Added Tax Act, 2005 are undoubtedly independent p.....

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Patna HC Directs State Government to Sensitize People for Identification of Illegal Migrants(31.08.2021)

Patna High Court has directed the Bihar State Government to specify steps taken to sensitize people of Bihar for identification and deportation of the.....

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Patna HC: No Provision Providing for Right to Appeal by Victim Seeking Enhancement of Sentence(31.08.2021)

Patna High Court has observed that there is no provision under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 which provides for a right to appeal by the 'victi.....

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Patna HC Asks Bihar Govt to Specify Details on Preparedness to Deal with Third Wave(05.01.2022)

Patna High Court has asked the Bihar Government to specify details regarding its preparedness to deal with the third wave of COVID and also to furnish.....

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Patna HC: Telecom Companies Violating TRAI Guidelines By Not Lodging FIRs in Cyber Frauds(13.01.2022)

Patna High Court has observed that the Telecom companies are violating the guidelines of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) by not regis.....

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Patna High Court Directs Bihar Government to Ban Plastic(28.08.2018)

Patna High Court has directed the Bihar government to impose a ban on the usage of plastic bags.

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Patna High Court Grants Bail to Mohammad Shahabuddin(03.03.2016)

Patna High Court has granted bail to Ex-RJD Lawmaker Mohammad Shahabuddin in a case relating to the killing of two brothers by drenching them in acid .....

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Patna HC: Judiciary Witnessing Large Number of Custodial Deaths Caused by Police Officers(06.12.2021)

Patna High Court has observed that the Judiciary is witnessing a large number of custodial deaths caused by men in uniform, stating that giving third-.....

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Patna High Court to State Government: Courts Clogged with 2 Lakh Booze Ban Cases(22.11.2019)

Patna High Court has pulled up the State Government for leaving an already burdened judiciary saddled with more than 2 lakh booze prohibition related .....

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Pat. HC: Leveling of False Allegation of Illicit Relations Amounts to Mental Cruelty(26.12.2023)

Patna High Court has held that leveling of false allegation by one spouse to the other having alleged illicit relations with different persons outside.....

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Patna HC Grants Bail to Accused in Gaya Road Rage Murder of Class 12 Student(21.10.2016)

Patna High Court has granted bail to Rocky Yadav, who was arrested for being accused of murdering 16-year old Aditya Sachdeva in a case of road-rage.

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Patna HC Grants Bail to Suspended BJP MLC in Harassment Case(25.10.2016)

Patna High Court has granted bail to suspended BJP MLC Tunna Ji Pandey in connection with a case of alleged sexual harassment of a minor girl onboard .....

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NEET Not Compulsory for Admission to AYUSH Courses: Patna High Court(17.10.2018)

Patna High Court has quashed a press communique issued by State government, prescribing that admissions to Ayurvedic, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddh.....

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Patna HC Calls for Fresh Demand Survey in Shortage of Fuel Pumps on National & State Highways Case(19.04.2022)

Patna High Court has directed the Central and State Governments to present a detailed report on the issue of non-availability of adequate number of pe.....

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Pat. HC: Bihar Law Increasing Reservation for SC, ST & OBC Communities to 65%, Set Aside(20.06.2024)

Pat. HC has set aside the Bihar Reservation of Vacancies in Posts and Services (Amendment) Act, 2023 and the Bihar (in admission in educational instit.....

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Pat. HC: Alcohol Consumption Cannot be Conclusively Proved Through Breath Analyzer Report(21.06.2024)

Patna High Court has observed that, to determine the fact that a person has consumed alcohol cannot be conclusively proved through a breath analyzer r.....

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Patna HC: Minor Girl Expressing Fear of Life in Parent’s Custody May be Sent to Shelter Home(18.01.2024)

Patna High Court has held that when a minor girl expresses her fear of life in her parent’s custody, the court may exercise its jurisdiction of sendin.....

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Patna HC Seeks Details on Health Infrastructure in Bihar from Chief Medical Officers(17.12.2021)

Patna High Court has asked the Chief Medical Officers presently posted in all the 38 districts of Bihar to furnish details regarding health infrastruc.....

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Patna HC Asks Instagram, FB, Twitter, Youtube, Whatsapp to Cooperate in Probe into Postings(20.12.2021)

Patna High Court has directed Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Whatsapp, Meta, and Messenger to cooperate in the probe being conducted by the Ec.....

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Patna HC Seeks Reply on Pitiable Condition of Memorial of Dr. Rajendra Prasad in Bihar(28.12.2021)

Patna High Court has sought the reply of the Union and State Government in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) plea highlighting the pitiable state of .....

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Patna High Court Grants Bail To Suspended JD(U)'s Member Manorama Devi(07.06.2016)

Patna High Court has granted bail to suspended JD(U) Member, Manorama Devi, mother of the prime accused in Aditya Sachdeva murder case, in connection .....

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Patna HC Imposes Bail Condition to Do Voluntary Service for Covid-19 Control(23.03.2020)

Patna High Court has directed a man accused in a murder case, while granting bail, to render service as a volunteer for three months from the date of .....

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Patna HC: Govt Counsel Cannot Defend Order Passed by Adjudicating Authority(31.01.2022)

Patna High Court has held that when an order passed by the adjudicating authority is challenged before the Court, the same cannot be defended by the G.....

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Patna HC: Application u/s 34 Arbitration Act Challenging Arbitral Award is Not Suit(01.02.2022)

Patna High Court has held that an application filed under Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 challenging an arbitral award is no.....

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Patna HC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance in Matter Where Sedated Women Forced to Immoral Acts(03.02.2022)

Patna High Court has taken a suo moto cognizance in a matter wherein an inmate of a shelter home alleged that women were forced to submit themselves t.....

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Patna HC Seeks Compliance Report Over Judicial Infrastructure Development in State(14.02.2022)

Patna High Court has sought a compliance report from the State Government over Judicial Infrastructure development in the state in a plea highlighting.....

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Check Vehicles Under CCTV Coverage: Patna High Court(23.05.2018)

Patna High Court has ordered Patna SSP Manu Maharaaj to ensure that no two-wheeler or car is checked without CCTV coverage.

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Patna HC: Sending Minor Girls to Nari Niketan Cannot be Treated as Illegal Confinement(11.03.2020)

Patna High Court has held that sending minor girls to a protection home/Nari Niketan in cases of elopement cannot be treated as illegal confinement gi.....

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Patna HC Dismisses Students’ Plea Seeking Changes in Eligibility Criteria for Application under BPSC(11.03.2020)

Patna High Court has dismissed a Writ Petition filed by four final year students of Chanakya National Law University seeking consideration of their ap.....

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Patna High Court Moots For ‘Plastic Free Bihar’, Calls For State’s Views(16.07.2018)

Patna High Court has said that some bold, effective decisions should be taken by the government to make the State “Plastic Free Zone”.

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Patna HC Directs Government to Ensure Transgender Persons Benefit Under Social Security Schemes(26.05.2020)

Patna High Court has directed the Government to ensure that the persons belonging to the Transgender community are not deprived of food grains distrib.....

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Patna HC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Video Showing Toddler Near Dead Mother(29.05.2020)

Patna High Court has taken suo moto cognizance of the harrowing video of a toddler trying to wake up his dead mother at the Muzaffarpur Railway Statio.....

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Patna HC Seeks Response Over Delay of 14 Years in Setting Up Steel Plant in Bihar(09.03.2022)

Patna High Court has sought a response from the Union Government and the State of Bihar, over a delay of 14 years in setting up the first steel plant .....

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Patna HC Seeks Response in PIL Seeking to Create Separate Lock Ups for Transgender Persons(11.03.2022)

Patna High Court has sought state's response in a public interest litigation seeking to create separate lock ups for transgender persons in all police.....

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Patna High Court Orders Inquiry Into Flimsy Investigation in Honor Killing Case(14.03.2022)

Patna High Court has ordered an enquiry, to be conducted by the Additional Director General of Police, into the casual and flimsy investigation conduc.....

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SC Rules, Sitting Judges Need not Quit for Selection to Higher Post(11.08.2016)

SC, while setting aside a Patna High Court order forcing magistrates to quit before appearing for an interview for the district judges’ post, has rule.....

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No Tax Evasion If Goods in Transit was Not Marketable: Patna High Court(23.07.2018)

Patna High Court has held that tax evasion cannot be alleged under the Bihar Value Added Tax Act, 2005 when the goods transported by the dealer was fo.....

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Patna HC Seeks Govt Response on Condition of Quarantine Centres for Returning Migrants(14.05.2020)

Patna High Court has called from the State Government the district-wise data as to the condition of the quarantine centres in Bihar for the migrants r.....

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Patna High Court Cancels Annual Vacations(19.05.2020)

Patna High Court has deferred the annual vacation of the Court, which was scheduled from 24th May, 2020 to 21st June, 2020.

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Patna HC Seeks Reply from BSEB Officers on Non-Consideration of Defective TET Paper Questions(23.03.2022)

Patna High Court has sought reply from the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) officers on alleged non-consideration of more than the five defective.....

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Patna HC Directs Initiation of Contempt Proceedings Against Chairman Of Bihar School Education Board(03.10.2018)

Patna High Court has initiated suo motu contempt proceedings against Mr. Anand Kishore, Chairman of the Bihar School Education Board (BSEB) for failin.....

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Patna High Court Denies Anticipatory Bail to Former Minister Manju Verma(10.10.2018)

Patna High Court has dismissed an anticipatory bail plea filed by former Bihar minister Manju Verma who is facing arrest in an Arms Act case.

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Patna HC Directs State Government to Take Decision on Conducting Exams(23.09.2020)

Patna High Court has asked the State Government to take a decision regarding the process of conducting the examination (10th and 12th) for the student.....

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Patna HC to Registry: Identify All Appeals Pending Before High Court U/S 374(4) & 377(4) CrPC(27.06.2022)

Patna High Court has directed the Registry to take all necessary measures to identify those appeals which are pending before High Court and are covere.....

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Patna HC: Societal Approval of Intimate Relations Not Basis for Granting Recognition Under Law(29.06.2022)

Patna High Court has held that societal approval of intimate personal relationships is not a basis for granting them recognition in the eyes of law.

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Pat. HC: After Commen. of Trial, Amen. of Pleadings Allowed if Required to Arrive at Just Conclusion(14.06.2024)

Patna High Court has observed that in sum and substance, if the amendment is necessary for deciding the real controversy between the parties and for a.....

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