Patna HC acquits Surajbhan, 8 others in Brij Bihari murder case

Overturning the trial court order, the Patna High Court on Thursday acquitted former LJP MP Surajbhan Singh and seven others in the sensational murder case of former Bihar minister Brij Bihari Singh on June 13, 1998.

Patna HC overturns order, acquits 9 in mass murder case

The Patna High Court on Wednesday overturned the order of life imprisonment to nine people in a 13 year-old mass murder case and acquitted them, citing lack of evidence.

Patna HC asks chancellor to reply to notice

Patna HC asked the Governor-cum-Chancellor of Univs to reply on a writ petition challenging appointment of 6 VCs and 4 pro-vice-chancellors.

Rupam Pathak moves HC

Rupam Pathak, a school teacher, was sentenced to life for stabbing ruling BJP MLA Rajkishore Keshri to death in Purnia on January 4, 2011.

HC directs CBI to probe murder case

Patna High Court on Friday directed CBI
to probe the killing of Rahul Gautam two months ago.

HC for CBI judge to try case against Lalu, Mishra

Patna High Court on Wednesday asked Bihar
government to file its reply with regard to notification for
appointment of a special CBI judge for trying the fodder scam
case involving former CMs Lalu Prasad and
Jagannath Mishra.

Sone dispute: HC asks Centre to set up tribunal

Patna High Court on Wednesday asked the
Centre to form a Water Dispute Redressal Tribunal to resolve the dispute over sharing of
Sone waters.

HC upholds confiscation of suspended IAS’ property

The Patna High Court on Friday upheld
an order of a subordinate court for confiscation of property
of suspended Minor Irrigation Department secretary S S Verma
and his family in a disproportionate assets case.

Patna HC ex-CJ to be Kerala Rights Panel Chairman

Former Chief Justice of
Patna High Court, Justice Benjamin Koshy, is tipped to
become Chairman of the Kerala State Human Rights Commission.

Patna HC seeks clarity on Guv’s stand on PIL

The Patna High Court on Tuesday asked the
secretariat of the Chancellor of Universities, Devanand
Konwar, who is also the state Governor, to clear its stand on
a PIL seeking appointment of full-fledged vice-chancellors.

Patna HC grants bail to Shahabuddin

Patna High Court Friday granted bail
to former RJD MP Md Shahabuddin, serving life imprisonment for murder of a CPI-ML worker, in connection with a shootout case in which one person was killed in 1998.

Patna HC asks Ramadhar Singh to surrender

The Patna High Court Friday asked
senior BJP MLA Ramadhar Singh, who had to resign as state Cooperative Minister, to surrender as he has been declared an absconder by a court in Aurangabad district 16 years ago.

Patna HC stays proceedings in lower court against Asaram Bapu

Giving relief to religious leader
Asaram Bapu and his associates, the Patna High Court stayed proceedings against them in a lower court in connection
with a case alleging that they had forcibly grabbed land.

Juvenile convict can contest elections: Patna HC

Patna High Court today observed
that a juvenile convict could contest the Lok Sabha or
Assembly elections after completion of sentence.

Patna HC rejects Shahabuddin`s bail plea

Patna High Court Tuesday rejected
the bail petition of former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin in
connection with a kidnapping case in Siwan district here.

Bihar univ teachers retirement age raised to 65 yrs

The Patna High Court on Friday ordered
raised the retirement age of teachers of the colleges and
universities across Bihar from 62 to 65 years in comformity
with the recommendations of the University Grants Commission

Patna HC notice to Bihar CIC

The Patna High Court today issued
notice to former Chief Secretary A K Chaudhary on a Public
Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging his appointment as the
Chief Information Commissioner (CIC).

Patna HC issues notices to RBI, SBI and Centre

The Patna High Court today issued
notices to RBI, SBI and the central government to file their
respective replies on a PIL complaining "opressive and
capricious acts" of insurance companies in connivance with

HC acquits suspended JD(U) MLA in kidnapping case

Patna High Court today acquitted
suspended ruling JD(U) MLA Narendra Kumar Pandey alias Sunil
Pandey in connection with the kidnapping of renowned Neuro
Surgeon Dr Ramesh Chandra.

Justice Rekha Doshit sworn in as Chief Justice of Patna HC

Justice Rekha Manharlal Doshit was Monday sworn in as the first woman Chief Justice of the Patna High Court.