Patna High Court

Patna HC stays demolition drive in Nepali Nagar area, district magistrate says already complete

Directing the authorities not to take any coercive action, the court asked the district administration to file a reply on the next date of the hearing.

published on : 5th July 2022

Patna High Court​ says destruction of illicit liquor hurting ecology, seeks report from PCB

According to a police officer who refused to be named, seized liquor bottles are taken to an isolated place and crushed under the wheels of a road roller.

published on : 8th April 2022

Consider designated benches for dealing with prohibition law cases: Supreme Court to Patna HC

Supreme Court had earlier asked Alam and other advocates appearing in the matter for suggestions to tackle the problem of delayed listing and huge pendency of bail applications in the Patna HC.

published on : 10th March 2022

'Mental health of people least priority to state': HC raps Nitish government

A division bench, comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice S Kumar, expressed shock over the absence of such an authority in the state.

published on : 14th February 2022

Supreme Court Collegium approves proposal for elevation of advocate as Judge in Patna HC

The SC Collegium headed by CJI NV Ramana approved the proposal for the elevation of an advocate as a Judge in the Patna HC.

published on : 8th February 2022

Phenomenal rise in bail pleas due to Bihar liquor law, causing delay in disposal: Patna HC to SC

The bench observed that it was also concerned why so many bail applications were being filed before the high court in the first place.

published on : 14th January 2022

Supreme Court dismisses appeal against Patna HC verdict in 38-year-old case

According to the prosecution, the incident had happened in February 1983 when a scuffle took place over the issue of grazing of crops.

published on : 24th December 2021

Not necessary for court to give elaborate reasons while granting bail: Supreme Court

The top court's observations came on appeals against an order of Patna High Court which granted bail to an accused in a murder case.

published on : 17th December 2021

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