The first PIL was filed by an advocate upon seeing a news report about the hardships faced by undertrial prisoners in Bihar who had to spend years in jail without being punished. But over the years, the PIL has become a tool of publicity for advocates and one of harassment for litigants.
Patna High Court heard petitions on the issue related to Airports in Bihar, and observed petitions as not adversarial in nature, therefore action and approach in the affirmative, adopted by Central and the State, would positively have far-reaching consequences on the lives of the people of Bihar.
The bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar, Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna had earlier asked the trial courts to expedite hearing in the pending cases against foreign Tablighi Jamaat members for alleged visa violations.
The Rashtravadi Janata Party (RJP) has approached the Supreme Court seeking postponement of the Bihar assembly elections scheduled to be held in the month of October- November this year, in wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Patna High Court has asked the Centre and the state government to file reports on what steps they have taken to implement the welfare provisions contained under Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019.
The Supreme court today reserved its verdict on the plea filed by Rhea Chakraborty, seeking transfer of investigation from Bihar to Maharashtra in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case. The case has been transferred to the CBI by the Bihar government.
The twists and turns along with various theories and political and judicial intervention that has ensued in the wake of actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death has turned into a pot boiler worthy of its Bollwood origins. What lies behind so much intrigue and speculation and where is the investigation headed?