Jharkhand High Court

  • Fodder scam: Court can decide about dropping charges against Lalu, S-G tells CBI 15-03-2014 02:33 PM

    New Delhi: The court can decide about dropping charges against RJD leader Lalu Prasad in three cases related to the fodder scam, the Solicitor-General has said. The CBI had sought the view of the S-G after CBI Director Ranjit Sinha felt that charges against Lalu should be dropped in the...
  • Shibu Soren's daughter-in-law surrenders in court 25-02-2014 05:04 PM

    Sita Soren, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislator and daughter-in-law of party chief Shibu Soren, surrendered in a court in Ranchi onTuesday following which she was sent to 14 days' judicial custody. Sita Soren surrendered in a CBI court inRanchias her anticipatory bail in a 2012 horse-trading case was rejected by...
  • Horse trading case: JMM MLA Sita Soren surrenders in court 25-02-2014 12:54 PM

    Ruling JMM MLA Sita Soren, the daughter-in-law of former Chief Minister Shibu Soren, on Tuesday surrendered to a local court in Ranchi in a case of horse trading registered by CBI after Election Commission of India rescinded the original notification for the 2012 Rajya Sabha polls for Jharkhand. Sita Soren...
  • HC rejects Anil Bastawade's bail plea in multi-crore money laundering case 11-02-2014 07:54 AM

    Jharkhand High Court on Monday rejected the bail petition of Anil Bastawade, an alleged aide of former Chief Minister Madhu Koda, who is an accused in a multi-crore money laundering scam. The Bench of Justice HC Mishra dismissed the petition, saying granting bail could influence the investigation of the case....
  • HC directs state government to ensure toilets in all girls' schools 30-01-2014 11:19 PM

    Jharkhand High Court on Thursday directed the state government to ensure toilets were constructed in all remaining girls' schools across the state before the next academic session. The direction to the HRD secretary was issued by the division bench of Chief Justice R Banumathi and Justice S Chandrasekhar. Earlier the...
  • HC asks petitioner to be specific against Nitish 19-01-2014 08:25 AM

    Jharkhand High Court on Saturday asked a petitioner, who has sought to make Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and JD(U) leader Shivanand Tiwari accused in the Rs 950 crore fodder scam, to spell out specific points on which he wanted a probe against them. Hearing the PIL and a counter...
  • Deploy women cops in every police station, HC tells government 07-01-2014 12:41 PM

    Jharkhand High Court has directed thestate government to post at least one policewoman at everypolice station to deal with the problem of eveteasing. Disposing off a PIL urging protection of girls from eveteasers, a division bench of Chief Justice R Banumathi andJustice Aparesh Kumar Singh also directed the state governmenton...
  • Fodder scam: Jagannath Mishra's provisional bail extended till March 26 03-01-2014 11:51 PM

    Jharkhand High Court on Friday extended the duration of the provisional bail granted to fodder scam convict and ex-Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra till March 26. The bench of Justice RR Prasad allowed the extension plea petitioned by Mishra on medical ground. Mishra, who was granted provisional bail on October...
  • HC directs government to stop salary of Home Secy for not complying with its order 21-12-2013 03:02 PM

    The Jharkhand High Court directed the state government to stop withdrawal of salary by the Home Secretary till the department clears post-retirement dues of a constable as per the court's earlier judgement and fixed January 24 to hear about compliance with its order. Justice DN Patel's directive came after petitioner...
  • No evidence against Nitish Kumar in fodder scam, CBI tells Jharkhand HC 23-11-2013 09:04 AM

    CBI on Friday informed the Jharkhand High Court that it did not find any evidence against Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and JD-U leader Shivanand Tiwari in the Rs 950 crore fodder scam. Responding to the directive by the court of Justice R R Prasad on September 20 to file...
  • New Chief Justice of Jharkhand HC takes oath 16-11-2013 06:32 PM

    Justice R Banumathi on Saturday took oath as the Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court. She was administered the oath by Governor Syed Ahmed at the Raj Bhavan in Ranchi. The 58-year-old Chief Justice succeeded Justice Prakash Chandra Tatia, who retired recently, and Justice D N Patel was functioning as...
  • R Bhanumati appointed as new chief justice of Jharkhand HC 12-11-2013 08:45 PM

    Justice R Bhanumati was on Tuesday appointed as Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court. Justice Bhanumati (58) was so far a judge of the Madras High Court. As a district judge, she had dealt with number of landmark cases and also headed one-man commission on police excess by STF in...
  • Cash-for-votes scam: High Court grants bail to ex-mayor Rama Khalkho 12-11-2013 10:19 AM

    Jharkhand High Court on Monday granted bail to former Ranchi Mayor Rama Khalkho, who was arrested in connection with a case of cash-for-votes during the mayoral elections this year. The court of Justice HC Mishra allowed the bail plea of Khalkho, who had surrendered to the special vigilance court on...
  • Fodder scam: High Court rejects Lalu Prasad's bail plea 31-10-2013 11:49 AM

    Jharkhand High Court rejects bail petition of RJD leader Lalu Prasad serving a five-year sentence after being convicted in a fodder scam case. The court had on Wednesday reserved its order on the bail petition moved by Lalu. After conclusion of the hearing by the CBI counsel against Lalu's bail...
  • Fodder scam: Jharkhand HC rejects bail application of Lalu Prasad Yadav 31-10-2013 11:25 AM

    Ranchi: Jharkhand High Court on Thursday rejected a bail petition moved by RJD supremo and ex-Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav. The court had on October 25 granted provisional bail to another former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra. Lalu, Mishra and 43 others were on September 30 convicted by the...
  • Fodder scam: Jharkhand HC reserves order on Lalu's bail plea 31-10-2013 08:50 AM

    Ranchi: Jharkhand High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on the bail petition moved by RJD supremo and ex-Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav, who is serving a five-year sentence after being convicted in a fodder scam case. After conclusion of the hearing by the CBI counsel against Lalu's bail...
  • HC to decide on Lalu Prasad's bail plea on Thursday 30-10-2013 01:04 PM

    Jharkhand high court on Wednesday reserved its order on the bail petition moved by RJD supremo and ex-Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad, who is serving a five-year sentence after being convicted in a fodder scam case. After conclusion of the hearing by the CBI counsel against Lalu's bail plea, the...
  • Lalu Prasad moves Jharkhand HC against fodder scam verdict 17-10-2013 03:49 PM

    RJD leaderLalu Prasad has moved Jharkhand High Court against CBIcourt judgement which found him guilty in fodder scam case on October 3. Lalu Prasad was on October 3 sentenced to five years imprisonment in a 17-year-old fodder scam case by the court after he was convicted on corruption and other...
  • Nitish Kumar govt sifting through files to send me to jail, alleges Sushil Modi 11-10-2013 11:01 AM

    State BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Thursday described the Jharkhand High Court hearing on fodder scam against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and others as "serious" and alleged that due to issues raised by him, the state government was looking for an opportunity to send him to jail by implicating...
  • Fodder scam case: Lalu Yadav to appeal in HC, family alleges 'conspiracy' 30-09-2013 06:04 PM

    Ranchi/Patna: RJD Chief Lalu Prasad will appeal in the Jharkhand High Court against his conviction in a fodder scam case, his family said on Monday and alleged he had fallen victim to 'conspiracy' by his rivals. "We'll appeal in the High Court. We have full faith in the judiciary," Prasad's...
  • Jharkhand HC Chief Justice to take over as head of Armed Forces Tribunal 01-08-2013 03:42 PM

    Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court Justice Prakash Tatia is likely to take over as the next head of the Armed Forces Tribunal, which looks into the defence forces-related service matters. Justice Tatia's name has been proposed to the government as the next Chairman of the Armed Forces Tribunal to...
  • Madhu Koda released on bail after 44 months in jail 31-07-2013 10:46 PM

    A day after securing bail in thefifth case of corruption, former Jharkhand Chief MinisterMadhu Koda was on Wednesday released from jail after spending 44months behind bars. He was released after furnishing two bonds of Rs onelakh each and depositing his passport with the special CBIcourt here as directed by the...
  • HC grants bail to Madhu Koda in rural electrification case 30-07-2013 04:44 PM

    Jharkhand High Court on Tuesdaygranted conditional bail to former Chief Minister Madhu Kodain connection with the rural electrification scam. The single bench of Justice H C Mishra granted thebail on condition that Koda deposited his passport. Koda had earlier got provisional bail twice on April15 and May 14 this year...
  • HC allows JMM MLA Nalin Soren to attend Assembly 26-07-2013 11:54 PM

    Jharkhand High Court on Friday allowed JMM MLA Nalin Soren, now in judicial custody in connection with Rs 26 crore seed scam, to attend the ongoing assembly session. The single bench of Justice RR Prasad allowed a petition moved by the MLA seeking permission to attend the session, which ends...
  • SEBI orders Alchemist Infra to refund investors 22-06-2013 06:43 PM

    Mumbai: In a fresh crackdown against 'collective investment schemes', SEBI has asked Alchemist Infra Realty Ltd to wind up all such activities and refund the money collected from public investors, which could be more than Rs 1,000 crore, within three months. Besides, the company and its five directors have also...
  • Jharkhand: Koda gets provisional bail for one week 14-05-2013 02:44 PM

    Ranchi: The Jharkhand High Court on Tuesday granted provisional bail to scam accused and former Chief Minister Madhu Koda for a week to attend his ailing mother. Hearing on the provisional bail petition, Justice HC Mishra granted bail with a direction that he should surrender to a lower court on...
  • Nirupama's death: HC quashes proceedings against lover 30-04-2013 06:13 PM

    Ranchi: Jharkhand High Court on Tuesday quashed the criminal proceedings instituted against journalist Priyabhansu Ranjan in connection with his journalist girl friend Nirupama Pathak's death in Kodarma three years ago. Quashing the petition filed by Nirupama's family accusing Ranjan of aid, abetment and instigation of her alleged suicide, the single...
  • Hand over Abhishek case to CBI: HC 20-02-2007 02:35 PM

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