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Bihar judge suspended for graft


July 29th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 29 (IANS) The Patna High Court has suspended an additional district and sessions judge in Bihar for misconduct, an official said Sunday.Bhagalpur Additional District and Sessions Judge Radheshyam ... Read more...

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Ex-Bihar police chief’s illegal assets to be seized


July 24th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 24 (IANS) The Patna High Court Tuesday ordered the confiscation of former Bihar police chief Narayan Mishra's illegal assets, a lawyer said."The court dismissed a petition challenging a ... Read more...

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SC admits plea against acquittal in Bihar massacre (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday admitted a Bihar government plea challenging the acquittal of 23 accused in the massacre of 20 Dalits by the Ranvir Sena ... Read more...

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SC upholds life for former MP Anand Mohan (Second Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rejected the appeal of former Lok Sabha member Anand Mohan who had challenged his conviction and life imprisonment in the murder ... Read more...

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SC upholds life for former MP Anand Mohan (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rejected the appeal of former Lok Sabha member Anand Mohan who was convicted and awarded life sentence in the murder of ... Read more...

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Apex court upholds life for former MP Anand Mohan


July 10th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rejected the appeal of former Lok Sabha member Anand Mohan who was convicted and awarded life sentence in the murder of ... Read more...

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Jailed Bihar politician to be awarded Ph.D


July 7th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 7 (IANS) Another jailed Bihar politician Vijay Kumar Shukla alias Munna Shukla, sentenced to life imprisonment for killing a minister, is set to be awarded a PhD. for ... Read more...

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Bihar seeks bail cancellation of 101 criminals


July 6th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 6 (IANS) In a bid to check increasing crime, the Bihar government has sought cancellation of bail to 101 criminals, including politicians and gangsters convicted for murder, kidnapping, ... Read more...

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Arrest warrant against Nirmal Baba stayed


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 23 (IANS) In a relief to self-styled godman Nirmal Baba, the Patna High Court Wednesday stayed till June 22 the execution of a non-bailable arrest warrant issued by ... Read more...

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Thousands of lawyers stop work in Bihar


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 2 (IANS) Thousands of lawyers in Bihar Wednesday abstained from work to protest against the arrest of a colleague.The Bihar Bar Council had asked all advocates to observe ... Read more...

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CPI-ML to move apex court against massacre case acquittal


April 20th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (CPI-ML) will move the Supreme Court against the Patna High Court verdict acquitting 23 men convicted in the 1996 massacre ... Read more...

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Bihar to move apex court against massacre case acquittal


April 18th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 18 (IANS) Bihar will file an appeal in the Supreme Court against the Patna High Court verdict acquitting 23 men convicted for the 1996 massacre of 21 people ... Read more...

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Protests in Bihar against acquittal of massacre accused


April 17th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 17 (IANS) Hundreds of people in Bihar took to the streets Tuesday against a Patna High Court verdict acquitting 23 men convicted for the 1996 massacre of 21 ... Read more...

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Court seeks affidavit on Gandhi schools


April 6th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 6 (IANS) The Patna High Court has told the state government to file an affidavit on the status of the 391 Buniyadi Vidyalayas (basic schools) set up to ... Read more...

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SC issues notice to CBI on Pappu Yadav’s bail plea (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the CBI to respond on a bail plea by former Rashtriya Janata Dal MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav, undergoing ... Read more...

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Bihar court acquits 11 Nepali Maoist leaders


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 3 (IANS) A Bihar court Friday acquitted 11 Nepali Maoist leaders, including a former minister and six MPs, on a state government petition seeking to withdraw criminal cases ... Read more...

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Court orders confiscation of former DGP’s assets


February 1st, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 1 (IANS) A court here Wednesday ordered the confiscation of the assets of former Bihar police chief Narayan Mishra and his wife on corruption charges.Special Judge (Vigilance) Ramesh ... Read more...

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Apex court restores Bihar MP’s Lok Sabha membership (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday set aside a Patna High Court order quashing the election of Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Lok Sabha member Mangani Lal Mandal from ... Read more...

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SC restores JD-U MP’s Lok Sabha membership


February 1st, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Supreme court Wednesaday set aside a Patna High Court order quashing the election of Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Lok Sabha member Manghni Lal Mandal from ... Read more...

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Fodder scam: Key facts


January 31st, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Following are some key facts related to the multi-crore rupee fodder scam that surfaced in the early 1990s in undivided Bihar:* The scam involved embezzlement of funds of the animal ... Read more...

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Bihar cracks whip again, sacks corrupt official


January 24th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 24 (IANS) The Bihar government has fired a transport department official - who was caught accepting a Rs.50,000 bribe and was found to own property worth Rs.80 ... Read more...

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Another corrupt Bihar official’s home to house school


December 4th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 4 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's threat that the ill-gotten property of corrupt officials in Bihar will be confiscated and turned into schools is about to be ... Read more...

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After house, corrupt Bihar official’s land seized


November 21st, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 21 (IANS) Two days after confiscating the house of a suspended treasury clerk who is being prosecuted in a corruption case, the Bihar government also seized his ... Read more...

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Another corrupt official’s house confiscated in Bihar


November 19th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 19 (IANS) In the second such case in Bihar, authorities here Saturday confiscated the house of a suspended treasury clerk who is facing prosecution in a corruption case, ... Read more...

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Land scam: Court seeks Bihar government’s response


October 18th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna ,Oct 18 (IANS) The Patna High Court Tuesday directed the Bihar government to file its response to a public suit seeking a probe in an alleged scam of ... Read more...

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Corrupt IAS officer in Bihar to be prosecuted


September 29th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 29 (IANS) A suspended Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, whose house was confiscated and turned into a primary school, will be prosecuted for having assets disproportionate to his ... Read more...

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Bihar court seeks arrest of 11 Nepali Maoist leaders


September 15th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 15 (IANS) A Bihar court Thursday issued arrest warrant against 11 Nepali Maoist leaders including a former minister, at least six sitting MPs and other senior leaders, a ... Read more...

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Scrap court verdict against Nepal Maoists, Bhattarai tells India


September 13th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 13 (IANS) As outrage grew in his party over an Indian court sentencing 11 of its leaders to imprisonment, Nepal's new Maoist Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai Tuesday held ... Read more...

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Indian court sentencing Nepal’s Maoists causes ripples


September 12th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 12 (IANS) The reported ruling by an Indian court slapping 11 Nepali Maoist leaders with prison and other punishments has created ripples in Nepal.The Patna High Court in ... Read more...

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Bihar opens school in tainted officer’s seized house


September 8th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 8 (IANS) History was made Thursday when the Bihar government fulfilled its promise of opening a primary school in the confiscated Patna property of a high-ranking civil servant ... Read more...

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Lalu, Jagannath Mishra to be charged in fodder scam


August 29th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 29 (IANS) A Bihar court Monday fixed Sep 21 as the date for framing charges against former chief ministers Lalu Prasad and Jagannath Mishra, among the 11 accused ... Read more...

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‘Bihar government has not submitted proper bills’


July 22nd, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 22 (IANS) The Bihar government has not submitted proper accounts for a whopping Rs.15,000 crore used for development works in the state in the last nine years, a ... Read more...

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Judicial panel to probe Bihar firing


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 23 (IANS) The Bihar government has set up a judicial commission to probe an incident of police firing in which five people were killed earlier this month, officials ... Read more...

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Huge case backlog before Supreme Court’s constitution bench


June 15th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Around 750 cases involving complicated issues of law or interpretation of statutory provisions have been pending before the Supreme Court's constitution bench years, causing concern ... Read more...

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19 years after Babri speech, legislator sent to jail (Lead)


May 26th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Ramadhar Singh was Thursday sent by a court to 14 days judicial custody for making an inflammatory speech after the ... Read more...

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