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Tejashwi Yadav installed 44 ACs in house, claims Sushil Modi

23 Jun 2019

Tejashwi Yadav installed 44 ACs in house, claims Sushil Modi

Senior BJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi launched a fresh attack on RJD's Tejashwi Yadav over extravagant expenditure.

Bihar: Muzaffarpur case accused spotted at Giriraj Singh's rally

31 Mar 2019

Bihar: Muzaffarpur case accused spotted at Giriraj Singh's rally

Union Minister Giriraj Singh and NDA's candidate from Begusarai shared the stage with Manju Verma, a former Bihar minister and accused in Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal, on Saturday.

Supreme Court welcomes four new judges, strength rises to 28

02 Nov 2018

Supreme Court welcomes four new judges, strength rises to 28

The number of Supreme Court judges now stands at 28, as it welcomed Justices Hemant Gupta, R Subhash Reddy, MR Shah and Ajay Rastogi, in its fold.

#MuzaffarpurHorror: Skeleton found by CBI believed to be of victim

04 Oct 2018

#MuzaffarpurHorror: Skeleton found by CBI believed to be of victim

In the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case, the probe team found skeletons from a cremation ground in Sikandarpur, and it is believed to be of one of the victims.

Muzaffarpur shelter home: Probe team finds five skeletons in Sikandarpur

03 Oct 2018

Muzaffarpur shelter home: Probe team finds five skeletons in Sikandarpur

A CBI team investigating the rape and murder of girls in a shelter home in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, found 5 skeletons on Wednesday from a cremation site in Sikandarpur.

Muzaffarpur shelter home horror: SC ends ban on media reporting

20 Sep 2018

Muzaffarpur shelter home horror: SC ends ban on media reporting

The Supreme Court on Thursday ended a ban on media reporting in the Muzaffarpur shelter home case, but asked the media to not sensationalize sexual harassment cases.

There's one topper, not 20: SC angry with Rewari-rape coverage

19 Sep 2018

There's one topper, not 20: SC angry with Rewari-rape coverage

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed displeasure over how Rewari gangrape was covered in the media and asked where should the line be drawn.

Video-conference-facility available in 929 courts, jails yet to match up

24 Aug 2018

Video-conference-facility available in 929 courts, jails yet to match up

As many as 929 District Courts under 24 High Courts of India have been equipped with video-conference facility for speedy trial in cases in which the accused are lodged in different jails, whereas the corresponding number of prisons having similar provision is far less, Law Ministry data said.

Muzaffarpur sex-abuse: Cops recover influential people's numbers from accused

12 Aug 2018

Muzaffarpur sex-abuse: Cops recover influential people's numbers from accused

Police have recovered a list of 40 mobile phone numbers from Brajesh Thakur, the main accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter homes abuse case, which includes those of some "powerful" people, including a minister.

Slamming 'protesters', Nitish says they don't care about girls' safety

06 Aug 2018

Slamming 'protesters', Nitish says they don't care about girls' safety

Bihar Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar launched a scathing attack on the Opposition and said those who protested at Jantar Mantar didn't care about girls' safety and that they should look at themselves first.

Muzaffarpur shelter-home: Brajesh Thakur spend days at jail-hospital, not barrack

06 Aug 2018

Muzaffarpur shelter-home: Brajesh Thakur spend days at jail-hospital, not barrack

Brajesh Thakur, the prime accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home horror, is lodged at a hospital ward inside the Muzaffarpur district jail, and not the barracks, ET reports.

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.

After criticism, Bihar dilutes anti-liquor laws

12 Jul 2018

After criticism, Bihar dilutes anti-liquor laws

More than two years after implementing stringent prohibition, the Bihar government is taking a step back, clearing at least five dilutions in the Bihar Prohibition and Excise Act.

Bihar: 42,000 Class-10 answer sheets seized from scrap dealer

24 Jun 2018

Bihar: 42,000 Class-10 answer sheets seized from scrap dealer

Bihar Police on Saturday seized 42,000 answer sheets of Class-10 students, which had mysteriously gone missing from a government-run school, and arrested a scrap dealer.

Passengers injured while boarding/de-boarding trains eligible for compensation, rules SC

10 May 2018

Passengers injured while boarding/de-boarding trains eligible for compensation, rules SC

The Supreme Court ruled death or injury of passengers while boarding or de-boarding a train is an 'untoward incident' and the victim is liable for compensation.

Bihar: Badminton tourney organized for subordinate court judges

12 Mar 2018

Bihar: Badminton tourney organized for subordinate court judges

For the first time, a badminton tournament has been organized for the judges of subordinate courts in Bihar.

Nitish Kumar: Knew from the beginning that Mahagathbandhan won't last

14 Feb 2018

Nitish Kumar: Knew from the beginning that Mahagathbandhan won't last

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar claimed that he knew from the beginning that the Mahagathbandhan (Grand Alliance) with Lalu Yadav's RJD and Congress won't last for more than a year and a half.

Patna HC upholds life sentence to Mohammad Shahabuddin in double-murder

30 Aug 2017

Patna HC upholds life sentence to Mohammad Shahabuddin in double-murder

The Patna HC has upheld life imprisonment to former RJD MLA Mohammad Shahabuddin in a double murder case.

Patna HC dismisses petitions against new Nitish Kumar govt

31 Jul 2017

Patna HC dismisses petitions against new Nitish Kumar govt

The Patna HC has dismissed petitions challenging the validity of the new Nitish Kumar government in Bihar. One of the petitions in question was filed by rival RJD.

Justice Leila Seth: Glimpses through a legal luminary's life

07 May 2017

Justice Leila Seth: Glimpses through a legal luminary's life

Leila Seth, eminent jurist, India's first female Chief Justice of a High Court and mother of famous author Vikram Seth died from a cardiac arrest on Saturday night.

Shahabuddin double murder case: Jamshedpur court acquits the RJD MP

17 Apr 2017

Shahabuddin double murder case: Jamshedpur court acquits the RJD MP

A Jamshedpur court has acquitted Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammad Shahabuddin in a 1989 triple murder case.

Shahabuddin transferred to Tihar jail

19 Feb 2017

Shahabuddin transferred to Tihar jail

Former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin will be transferred to Tihar jail from the Beur Central Jail in Bihar as per the Supreme Court's directives.

Bihar government authorises 50% quota in judiciary

28 Dec 2016

Bihar government authorises 50% quota in judiciary

The Bihar government on Tuesday allowed 50% reservation in subordinate and superior judicial services of the state.

SC cancels bail of rape-accused RJD MLA

24 Nov 2016

SC cancels bail of rape-accused RJD MLA

The Supreme Court has cancelled the bail of rape-accused RJD MLA Rajballabh Yadav.

SC asks Ballabh Yadav to surrender

08 Nov 2016

SC asks Ballabh Yadav to surrender

The Supreme Court has asked rape accused RJD MLA Ballabh Yadav to surrender by November 9 at the Bihar lower court; his bail hearing would be rescheduled for 23 November.

Rape victim questions Bihar government on release of RJD MLA

06 Oct 2016

Rape victim questions Bihar government on release of RJD MLA

Raj Ballabh Yadav, an Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MLA from Nawada, Bihar was released on bail by the Patna HC on September 30.

What made news last week?

03 Oct 2016

What made news last week?

India's "surgical strike" inside PoK came as a surprise to the world and even Pakistan, who continues to deny that India killed 38 terrorists in 7 terror camps overnight.

Fresh plea against Shahbuddin's bail plea in SC

25 Sep 2016

Fresh plea against Shahbuddin's bail plea in SC

The mother of three youth who were allegedly killed at the behest of Mohammed Shahabuddin has approached the Supreme Court with a fresh plea against his bail.