Jharkhand High Court: News
31 Aug 2022Jharkhand
Dumka murder victim a minor, add POCSO charges: Panel recommends
The Jharkhand Child Welfare Committee has found that the girl, who died on Sunday after being set ablaze by her alleged jilted lover in Dumka, was 15-years-old and thus a minor, as opposed to the police report which stated her to be 19-years-old.
28 Jul 2022Jharkhand
2 convicted for Dhanbad judge's murder exactly a year after
A special CBI court in Dhanbad on Thursday convicted two accused in the murder case of a Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ).
20 May 2022Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
CBI registers fresh case against Lalu Yadav, raids 17 locations
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and his family appear to be in deep peril, yet again.
22 Apr 2022Lalu Prasad Yadav
Jharkhand HC grants bail to Lalu in fifth fodder scam
The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief, Lalu Prasad Yadav, was on Friday granted bail by the Jharkhand High Court in the Rs. 139.35-crore Doranda Treasury fodder scam case.
29 Jul 2021Jharkhand
Jharkhand judge's hit-and-run 'accident' reaches SC as CCTV suggests murder
After CCTV footage indicated foul play in the "accident" that claimed the life of Judge Uttam Anand in Jharkhand, a lawyer on Thursday took up the incident before Supreme Court demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation probe.
17 Apr 2021Lalu Prasad Yadav
Lalu Prasad Yadav granted bail in Fodder scam case
Rashtriya Janata Dal leader and former Chief Minister of Bihar Lalu Prasad Yadav has been granted bail by the Jharkhand High Court in a case linked to the Fodder scam, reports said.
26 Feb 2021Bollywood
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.
25 Feb 2021Supreme Court Of India
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.
23 Jan 2021All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
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.
29 Sep 2020Jharkhand
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.
05 Sep 2019Supreme Court Of India
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".
12 Jul 2019Lalu Prasad Yadav
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.
04 Sep 2018Bihar
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.
30 Aug 2018Rashtriya Janata Dal
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.
24 Aug 2018Jharkhand
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.
04 Aug 2018Supreme Court Of India
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.
23 Jul 2018Jharkhand
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.
07 Jul 2018Jharkhand
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.
29 Mar 2018Lalu Prasad Yadav
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.
22 Mar 2018Jharkhand
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.
13 Aug 2017Jharkhand
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.
08 May 2017High Court
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.