Tuesday, April 16, 2024


Patna High Court

‘Calling spouse ‘bhoot’, ‘pisach’ does not tantamount to cruelty’: Patna HC sets aside husband’s conviction in dowry harassment case

The woman's lawyer further argued that calling a lady "bhoot" and "pishach" by her in-laws in the twenty-first century was "a form of immense cruelty."

Bihar: Lawyer attempts to jump off from Patna High Court building after court refuses to dismiss cruelty case filed by his wife against him

A lawyer facing a case under section 498A IPC attempted to end his life by jumping from the Patna High Court building.

Bihar: IPS officer surrenders in case for creating fake WhatsApp profile of Chief Justice of Patna HC and influencing criminal proceedings against him

IPS officer Aditya Kumar reportedly created a fake WhatsApp profile of a former Patna HC Chief Justice to influence criminal proceedings against him.

Merely applying sindoor doesn’t mean marriage, ‘saptapadi’ important for union to be recognised under Hindu law: Patna High Court on ‘pakadua byaah’ case

Patna HC noted that only putting sindoor on a woman’s forehead doesn't constitute a marriage under Hindu law.

Supreme Court asks Bihar govt why they published caste census data, but refuses to stay anything

The court also sought to know from the Bihar government why they published the data. The court was hearing petitions challenging the Patna High Court's decision to uphold the caste survey initiated by the Bihar Government.

Aditya Sachdeva murder case: Patna HC overturns conviction of former JD(U) MLC’s son Rocky Yadav and two others, accused walk free for ‘lack of...

As the case progressed, several of Sachdeva's friends turned hostile during court appearances, which changed the course of the case.

Patna High Court stays caste-based census that the Bihar govt wanted to conduct, says it infringes on domain of Union Parliament: Details

The court said, "Prima facie, we are of the opinion that the State has no power to carry out a caste-based survey, in the manner in which it is fashioned now."

Plea filed in Patna HC challenging amendment of Bihar Prison Manual which facilitated the release of gangster-turned-politician Anand Mohan Singh

Plea filed in Patna HC by advocate Alka Verma saying that the amendment of Bihar Prison Manual is "arbitrary and unreasonable"

Patna HC orders probe in 2,459 madrassas in Bihar over allegations of using fake documents to receive grants, stops grant of 609 madrassas

Bihar HC orders probe of documents submitted by 2,459 government-aided madrasas in the state

Patna SSP, who was slammed for going slow on Munger murder of Hindu boy, now compares PFI arms training to RSS, gets support from...

In April 2021, Patna High Court ordered the transfer of then-SSP MS Dhillon for being too slow in the investigation of the Munger firing case where a Hindu boy named Anurag Poddar was killed.

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