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No lifetime bungalows for former chief ministers of Bihar, rules Patna High Court; five ex-CMs to be affected

The HC had taken suo moto cognisance of the Bihar Special Security Group (Amendment) Act, 2010 that had allowed the former CMs to occupy official bungalows free of cost for lifetime.

published on : 19th February 2019

Why are former Bihar CMs not vacating official bungalows, asks Patna HC

The court also expressed surprise on how two bungalows were allotted to one person – Chief Minister Nitish Kumar – in Patna.

published on : 8th January 2019

'Why can't you live in private accommodations?' Patna HC serves notice to ex-Bihar CMs

The decision came after a PIL was filed by Nitish Kumar and other leaders of the state over the matter of allocation of bungalows to former Chief Ministers.

published on : 8th January 2019

Justice A P Sahi sworn in as Chief Justice of Patna High Court

Justice Sahi was a judge of the Allahabad High Court before his present appointment.

published on : 17th November 2018

Patna High Court rejects bail plea of former Bihar minister Manju Verma

Verma had stepped down as the Social Welfare minister following reports alleging close links between her husband Chandrashekhar Verma and Brajesh Thakur, the prime accused in Arms Act case.

published on : 9th October 2018

Patna HC asks Bihar government to explain delay over making new medical colleges, hospitals functional

The high court directed the state government to submit to it full details of the development achieved so far towards making these four medical colleges and hospitals functional.

published on : 11th September 2018

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: PIL in SC against HC order restraining media coverage

The Patna HC, which has been monitoring the probe into the Muzaffarpur shelter home case, had expressed displeasure over the leak of details of the investigation.

published on : 5th September 2018

HC urged to revoke order restraining media from reporting on Muzaffarpur shelter home case

The sexual assault of 34 girls over a period of time in the government-funded Muzaffarpur shelter home came to light after a social audit was conducted by the Mumbai-based TISS.

published on : 26th August 2018

Bihar shelter home rapes: Patna HC raps CBI for failing to submit report, transferring SP heading probe

Asking why the court was not informed beforehand about the transfer, the Bench asked the CBI counsel to keep the court informed about such processes in future.

published on : 23rd August 2018

Nitish government stands: Patna HC brushes aside S R Bommai, goes by Goa precedent

After hearing the petitions, the court dismissed them on the ground that the new government was formed as per constitutional process.

published on : 31st July 2017