Jharkhand High Court

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Ameesha Patel accused of fraud, gets two weeks to respond

26 Feb 2021

Ameesha Patel accused of fraud, gets two weeks to respond

All's not well for Ameesha Patel as she has been dragged to court by a businessman, one Ajay Kumar Singh, who claims she cheated him of Rs. 2.5 crore.

Ignoring merit in public job selection violation of Constitution: SC

25 Feb 2021

Ignoring merit in public job selection violation of Constitution: SC

Selections to public employment should be on the basis of merit and appointing people with lesser merit ignoring those who have secured more marks would be in violation of Articles 14 and 16 of the Constitution, the Supreme Court said.

Lalu Prasad to be shifted to AIIMS as health deteriorates

23 Jan 2021

Lalu Prasad to be shifted to AIIMS as health deteriorates

Jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief, and former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav will be shifted to AIIMS after his health condition deteriorated while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Ranchi, officials said on Saturday.

Not rape: SC acquits man, accused of violating live-in partner

29 Sep 2020

Not rape: SC acquits man, accused of violating live-in partner

Accused of raping the woman he lived with, a man got a reprieve from the Supreme Court on Monday, after over 20 years.

PM Modi shares stage with sexual assault accused. Hail hypocrisy!

14 Dec 2019

PM Modi shares stage with sexual assault accused. Hail hypocrisy!

In the Parliament yesterday, BJP leaders created an uproar, asking former Congress President Rahul Gandhi to apologize for his 'Rape in India' remark.

Women in live-in relationships like "concubines", says Rajasthan Rights Body

05 Sep 2019

Women in live-in relationships like "concubines", says Rajasthan Rights Body

A "concubine" is a derogatory word used for women whom men don't deem "fit" for marriage or someone who lives with a man but doesn't get the same "stature as his wife".

Lalu Prasad Yadav gets bail in fodder scam case

12 Jul 2019

Lalu Prasad Yadav gets bail in fodder scam case

On Friday, the Jharkhand High Court granted bail to RJD patriarch Lalu Prasad Yadav in connection to a fodder scam case related to Deoghar treasury.

India's first Lokpal: President Kovind appoints chief, eight other members

20 Mar 2019

India's first Lokpal: President Kovind appoints chief, eight other members

After years of delay, India got its first Lokpal on Tuesday as President Ram Nath Kovind appointed its chief and eight other members.

IRCTC Scam: Bail for Rabri, Tejashwi; video-call hearing for Lalu

06 Oct 2018

IRCTC Scam: Bail for Rabri, Tejashwi; video-call hearing for Lalu

The Delhi Patiala Court, on Saturday, granted regular bail to former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi, her son and former Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav, and others who were present during the hearing in the IRCTC scam case.

Lalu Yadav is suffering from depression, RIMS Director says

11 Sep 2018

Lalu Yadav is suffering from depression, RIMS Director says

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav is suffering from depression, Director of the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) RK Shrivastava said, on Monday.

Lalu wants hospital ward changed due to barking of dogs

04 Sep 2018

Lalu wants hospital ward changed due to barking of dogs

Jailed RJD President Lalu Prasad has put in a request that he be shifted to another ward at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Ranchi, where he is currently admitted.

Fodder scam convict, Lalu Prasad Yadav, surrenders before CBI court

30 Aug 2018

Fodder scam convict, Lalu Prasad Yadav, surrenders before CBI court

Former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav surrendered before a CBI court in Ranchi today.

Surrender by August 30: Jharkhand-court tells Lalu while rejecting bail-extension

24 Aug 2018

Surrender by August 30: Jharkhand-court tells Lalu while rejecting bail-extension

Rejecting his plea for extension of provisional bail, the Jharkhand High Court asked RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav to surrender by August 30.

Justice Geeta Mittal becomes first woman Chief Justice of J&K-HC

04 Aug 2018

Justice Geeta Mittal becomes first woman Chief Justice of J&K-HC

Justice Geeta Mittal was today appointed as the Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, becoming the first woman judge in the history to head it, according to the law ministry notifications.

Now, BJP minister Jayant Sinha regrets garlanding lynching convicts

23 Jul 2018

Now, BJP minister Jayant Sinha regrets garlanding lynching convicts

At the center of the storm for garlanding lynching convicts in Jharkhand, Union Minister Jayant Sinha said in an interview that he regretted his action as it was interpreted that he supported violence.

Union Minister Jayant Sinha garlands lynching convicts, invites sharp criticism

07 Jul 2018

Union Minister Jayant Sinha garlands lynching convicts, invites sharp criticism

Union Minister Jayant Sinha from Jharkhand has found himself in the middle of a controversy and scathing criticism after he garlanded eight men convicted for lynching a Muslim meat trader last year.

RJD's Lalu Prasad reaches Delhi for treatment at AIIMS

29 Mar 2018

RJD's Lalu Prasad reaches Delhi for treatment at AIIMS

RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, who is serving jail term since December 23 in a fodder scam case, has reached New Delhi for specialized treatment at AIIMS, a senior RJD leader said.

Jharkhand: 11 gaurakshaks get life sentence for lynching a trader

22 Mar 2018

Jharkhand: 11 gaurakshaks get life sentence for lynching a trader

In a first, 11 men were sentenced to life in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district on Wednesday for lynching a Muslim trader last year, suspecting that he was transporting beef.

Jharkhand retires 12 'dubious' judicial officers

13 Aug 2017

Jharkhand retires 12 'dubious' judicial officers

The Indian judiciary is facing an acute shortage of judges; in January, an SC report said that district courts across the country were short of about 5,000 judicial officers.

Lalu-Fodder scam - SC orders separate trials for 4 cases

08 May 2017

Lalu-Fodder scam - SC orders separate trials for 4 cases

In a major set back for RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav, the Supreme Court has ordered separate trials in all four cases registered against him in the Rs. 1000 crore fodder scam.