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Patna High Court: NEET not compulsory for AYUSH courses

Patna High Court: NEET not compulsory for AYUSH courses

Above: Above: Candidates coming out the examination centre after appearing for NEET exam, in Patna (file picture). Photo: UNI The Patna High Court while hearing...
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Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: Centre submits report, SC orders large scale social audit

The Bihar government on Tuesday (August 14) apprised the apex court as to what steps are being taken by it to rehabilitate the rape...
CPI workers protesting against the Muzaffarpur shelter home

Muzaffarpur shelter home: SC rebukes Centre, Bihar govt for not doing social audit

Above: CPI workers protesting against the Muzaffarpur shelter home   The Supreme Court on Tuesday (August 7) rebuked Centre and the Bihar government for doing...
SC seeks reply from Bihar govt on Mohammed Shahabuddin’s conviction under Arms Act

SC seeks reply from Bihar govt on Mohammed Shahabuddin’s conviction under Arms Act

Above: Mohammed Shahabuddin (file picture) The Supreme Court on Monday (July 2) sought reply from the Bihar government on the petition filed by gangster Mohammed...
Bihar EC issues notice to DMs, District Election Officers on recent transfer of BDOs

Bihar EC issues notice to DMs, District Election Officers on recent transfer of BDOs

The State Election Commission, Bihar has issued notice to District Magistrates and District Election Officers on the recent transfer of 358 Block Development Officers...
DELHI HIGH COURT

Man from Bihar files habeas corpus petition before Delhi HC, asking for his abducted...

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices PS Teji and Pratibha M Singh on Wednesday (June 6) issued notice to the Commissioner of Police Delhi with...
Lalu Prasad Yadav

Fodder scam case: Timeline of how it all unfolded

RJD chief and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav, was on Saturday, sentenced to 3.5 years in jail in Deoghar Treasury case of...
Fodder scam: Pronouncement of quantum of sentence to Lalu, others deferred till tomorrow

Fodder scam: Pronouncement of quantum of sentence to Lalu, others deferred till tomorrow

Above: RJD supremo Lalu Prasad convicted in a multi crore fodder scam case,  being taken to the special CBI Court for the announcement of...
SC permits Bihar to take part in national cricket championships

SC permits Bihar to take part in national cricket championships

Above: A batsman plays a shot during a Ranji Trophy match (file picture)/Photo: UNI The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 4) permitted Bihar Cricket Association...
Punjab police showing weapons recovered from four members of a contract killer gang in Jalandhar. Photo: UNI

Punjab’s Draft PCOCA: Cause for Concern

In an attempt to tackle organised crime and gang wars, the state government has proposed a bill based on the draconian MCOCA, thereby creating...
(L-R) Electric locomotive and diesel locomotive of Indian railways. Photos: Anil Shakya

Pressure from Bihar, GE puts brakes on Goyal’s Rly electrification drive

The Centre’s railway electrification policy seems to have backtracked quite a bit in the recent past. The ruling BJP dispensation, especially the railways, is...
Nitish Kumar resign as bihar CM

Nitish resigns as Bihar CM

JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar quit as Bihar Chief Minister on Wednesday evening following a weeks-long tussle with alliance partner Lalu Prasad-led RJD over corruption...
Two daily wage earners in Bihar jailed, plus fined Rs 1 lakh each for drinking

Two daily wage earners in Bihar jailed, plus fined Rs 1 lakh each for...

Showing the direction the administration of Bihar would take in the days to come, two extremely poor daily wage earners in Bihar were fined...
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SC allows export of liquor stock out of Bihar

The Supreme Court’s vacation bench of Justices AK Sikri and Deepak Gupta on June 8 allowed the Confederation of Indian Alcoholic Beverage Companies to export...
Bihar liquor stock issue: State counsel absent; SC adjouns matter

Bihar liquor stock issue: State counsel absent; SC adjourns matter

On June 6, senior advocate Salman Khursheed, appeared for the Confederation of Indian Alcoholic Beverage Companies and said that he needed a clarification in...
‘Want quid-pro-quo for allowing foreign lawyers to practice in Indian courts’

Apex court to clarify on export of liquor stock in Bihar on June 7

On May 29, the Supreme Court bench of Justices AK Sikri and Deepak Gupta had heard the appeal of senior advocate Kapil Sibal for...
Bihar liquor merchants get two more months to move stock

Bihar liquor merchants get two more months to move stock

Liquor manufacturers in Bihar have got an extension of two months to remove all their stock from the state, which has imposed prohibition. The Supreme...
JCB machines crushing the bottles of country made liquor at Danapur in Patna. Photo: UNI

Bihar Liquor Manufacturers Want More Time to Move Stock Out of State

Imposition of prohibition of liquor in Bihar has posed serious logistical problems for erstwhile liquor manufacturers in the state who have to now move...
Supreme Court

SC rules out MTP for a pregnant HIV+ woman from Bihar

After being convinced that giving sanction to terminate the pregnancy could be fatal, the Supreme Court on Tuesday (May 9) ruled that a woman...
Prohibition: Blessing for Bihar

Prohibition: Blessing for Bihar

A look at the socio-economic impact of Nitish Kumar’s decision to ban alcohol in the state   ~By Keshav Mohan Since the 1970s, Bihar has lagged behind...
Nitish Kumar resign as bihar CM

A case for prohibition of alcohol: A study paper with reference to the Bihar...

The encapsulated pdf is a detailed presentation arguing for the benefits of liquor ban in the state of Bihar. It details the socio economic...
Picture Credit: Bhavana Gaur

SC to urgently deal with huge police vacancies in 6 states

24 percent of the sanctioned strength of forces vacant across the country Police forces across the country, especially in six states, are grossly understaffed. A...
The harvest season just got over and normal to near-normal monsoon meant a rich crop yield. Photo: UNI

Bitter Harvest

The rural economy is devastated. The cash crunch has hit rural areas particularly hard since banking penetration is very low. And the crisis has...
Justice Santosh Hegde

Today, Society Only Respects Money and Power: Justice Santosh Hegde

JUSTICE SANTOSH HEGDE is a respected former judge of the Supreme Court. He has also served as Solicitor General of India and Lokayukta for...
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Why was Shahabuddin granted bail?

India Legal show debates whether Nitish Kumar’s government is to be blamed for the RJD strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin getting bail By India Legal Bureau On October...
(L-R) Mohammad Shahabuddin along with his supporters after his release from Bhagalpur jail; RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav. Photos: UNI

Lalu Yadav and the Shahabuddin game

There is much more to the recent controversy related to Siwan leader Mohammad Shahabuddin than meets the eye. He is merely a player in...
Musilims on the occasion of first day on ramjan Near Jama Masjid in New Delhi, India. Photo by -- anil Kumar Shakya 30 june 2014

When Fat Gets Taxing

Kerala has introduced a fat tax, while the Delhi High Court asked Delhi to issue directions to schools on junk food. But can this...
Apprehensions about the new trafficking bill

Apprehensions about the new trafficking bill

The minister of women and child development, Maneka Gandhi, will be presenting the Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill in parliament during...
BSP activists protesting against the derogatory remarks made by BJP leader Dayashankar Singh. Photo: UNI

Dalits fighting for rights

While Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel was the first casualty of their anger, the next year’s polls in Uttar Pradesh will prove the final clincher By...

Sonowal takes oath as first BJP CM: His list of to-do’s a daunting one

Sarbananda Sonowal’s swearing in ceremony was a grand affair with BJP supporters coming in from different parts of the state. Sonowal is the first...
Lalu Prasad Yadav At Ranchi Court

This never-told-before inside story of the CBI’s complicity with Lalu Yadav’s political enemies when...

  This never-told-before inside story of the CBI’s complicity with Lalu Yadav’s political enemies when he was nailed in the fodder scam, now with Lalu...

The Battle for “Patliputra”

The formation of the Janata Parivar has brought about a churning in the state’s political waters. A lot depends on the polls this year...

'Bihar' - 30 News Results

Patna High Court: NEET not compulsory for AYUSH courses

Patna High Court: NEET not compulsory for AYUSH courses

Above: Above: Candidates coming out the examination centre after appearing for NEET exam, in Patna (file picture). Photo: UNI The Patna High Court while hearing...
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Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: Centre submits report, SC orders large scale social audit

The Bihar government on Tuesday (August 14) apprised the apex court as to what steps are being taken by it to rehabilitate the rape...
CPI workers protesting against the Muzaffarpur shelter home

Muzaffarpur shelter home: SC rebukes Centre, Bihar govt for not doing social audit

Above: CPI workers protesting against the Muzaffarpur shelter home   The Supreme Court on Tuesday (August 7) rebuked Centre and the Bihar government for doing...
SC seeks reply from Bihar govt on Mohammed Shahabuddin’s conviction under Arms Act

SC seeks reply from Bihar govt on Mohammed Shahabuddin’s conviction under Arms Act

Above: Mohammed Shahabuddin (file picture) The Supreme Court on Monday (July 2) sought reply from the Bihar government on the petition filed by gangster Mohammed...
Bihar EC issues notice to DMs, District Election Officers on recent transfer of BDOs

Bihar EC issues notice to DMs, District Election Officers on recent transfer of BDOs

The State Election Commission, Bihar has issued notice to District Magistrates and District Election Officers on the recent transfer of 358 Block Development Officers...
DELHI HIGH COURT

Man from Bihar files habeas corpus petition before Delhi HC, asking for his abducted...

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices PS Teji and Pratibha M Singh on Wednesday (June 6) issued notice to the Commissioner of Police Delhi with...
Lalu Prasad Yadav

Fodder scam case: Timeline of how it all unfolded

RJD chief and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav, was on Saturday, sentenced to 3.5 years in jail in Deoghar Treasury case of...
Fodder scam: Pronouncement of quantum of sentence to Lalu, others deferred till tomorrow

Fodder scam: Pronouncement of quantum of sentence to Lalu, others deferred till tomorrow

Above: RJD supremo Lalu Prasad convicted in a multi crore fodder scam case,  being taken to the special CBI Court for the announcement of...
SC permits Bihar to take part in national cricket championships

SC permits Bihar to take part in national cricket championships

Above: A batsman plays a shot during a Ranji Trophy match (file picture)/Photo: UNI The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 4) permitted Bihar Cricket Association...
Punjab police showing weapons recovered from four members of a contract killer gang in Jalandhar. Photo: UNI

Punjab’s Draft PCOCA: Cause for Concern

In an attempt to tackle organised crime and gang wars, the state government has proposed a bill based on the draconian MCOCA, thereby creating...
(L-R) Electric locomotive and diesel locomotive of Indian railways. Photos: Anil Shakya

Pressure from Bihar, GE puts brakes on Goyal’s Rly electrification drive

The Centre’s railway electrification policy seems to have backtracked quite a bit in the recent past. The ruling BJP dispensation, especially the railways, is...
Nitish Kumar resign as bihar CM

Nitish resigns as Bihar CM

JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar quit as Bihar Chief Minister on Wednesday evening following a weeks-long tussle with alliance partner Lalu Prasad-led RJD over corruption...
Two daily wage earners in Bihar jailed, plus fined Rs 1 lakh each for drinking

Two daily wage earners in Bihar jailed, plus fined Rs 1 lakh each for...

Showing the direction the administration of Bihar would take in the days to come, two extremely poor daily wage earners in Bihar were fined...
Photo Courtesy: UNI

SC allows export of liquor stock out of Bihar

The Supreme Court’s vacation bench of Justices AK Sikri and Deepak Gupta on June 8 allowed the Confederation of Indian Alcoholic Beverage Companies to export...
Bihar liquor stock issue: State counsel absent; SC adjouns matter

Bihar liquor stock issue: State counsel absent; SC adjourns matter

On June 6, senior advocate Salman Khursheed, appeared for the Confederation of Indian Alcoholic Beverage Companies and said that he needed a clarification in...
‘Want quid-pro-quo for allowing foreign lawyers to practice in Indian courts’

Apex court to clarify on export of liquor stock in Bihar on June 7

On May 29, the Supreme Court bench of Justices AK Sikri and Deepak Gupta had heard the appeal of senior advocate Kapil Sibal for...
Bihar liquor merchants get two more months to move stock

Bihar liquor merchants get two more months to move stock

Liquor manufacturers in Bihar have got an extension of two months to remove all their stock from the state, which has imposed prohibition. The Supreme...
JCB machines crushing the bottles of country made liquor at Danapur in Patna. Photo: UNI

Bihar Liquor Manufacturers Want More Time to Move Stock Out of State

Imposition of prohibition of liquor in Bihar has posed serious logistical problems for erstwhile liquor manufacturers in the state who have to now move...
Supreme Court

SC rules out MTP for a pregnant HIV+ woman from Bihar

After being convinced that giving sanction to terminate the pregnancy could be fatal, the Supreme Court on Tuesday (May 9) ruled that a woman...
Prohibition: Blessing for Bihar

Prohibition: Blessing for Bihar

A look at the socio-economic impact of Nitish Kumar’s decision to ban alcohol in the state   ~By Keshav Mohan Since the 1970s, Bihar has lagged behind...
Nitish Kumar resign as bihar CM

A case for prohibition of alcohol: A study paper with reference to the Bihar...

The encapsulated pdf is a detailed presentation arguing for the benefits of liquor ban in the state of Bihar. It details the socio economic...
Picture Credit: Bhavana Gaur

SC to urgently deal with huge police vacancies in 6 states

24 percent of the sanctioned strength of forces vacant across the country Police forces across the country, especially in six states, are grossly understaffed. A...
The harvest season just got over and normal to near-normal monsoon meant a rich crop yield. Photo: UNI

Bitter Harvest

The rural economy is devastated. The cash crunch has hit rural areas particularly hard since banking penetration is very low. And the crisis has...
Justice Santosh Hegde

Today, Society Only Respects Money and Power: Justice Santosh Hegde

JUSTICE SANTOSH HEGDE is a respected former judge of the Supreme Court. He has also served as Solicitor General of India and Lokayukta for...
Grab of APN News

Why was Shahabuddin granted bail?

India Legal show debates whether Nitish Kumar’s government is to be blamed for the RJD strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin getting bail By India Legal Bureau On October...
(L-R) Mohammad Shahabuddin along with his supporters after his release from Bhagalpur jail; RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav. Photos: UNI

Lalu Yadav and the Shahabuddin game

There is much more to the recent controversy related to Siwan leader Mohammad Shahabuddin than meets the eye. He is merely a player in...
Musilims on the occasion of first day on ramjan Near Jama Masjid in New Delhi, India. Photo by -- anil Kumar Shakya 30 june 2014

When Fat Gets Taxing

Kerala has introduced a fat tax, while the Delhi High Court asked Delhi to issue directions to schools on junk food. But can this...
Apprehensions about the new trafficking bill

Apprehensions about the new trafficking bill

The minister of women and child development, Maneka Gandhi, will be presenting the Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill in parliament during...
BSP activists protesting against the derogatory remarks made by BJP leader Dayashankar Singh. Photo: UNI

Dalits fighting for rights

While Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel was the first casualty of their anger, the next year’s polls in Uttar Pradesh will prove the final clincher By...

Sonowal takes oath as first BJP CM: His list of to-do’s a daunting one

Sarbananda Sonowal’s swearing in ceremony was a grand affair with BJP supporters coming in from different parts of the state. Sonowal is the first...

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