Category: Jharkhand High Court

BAU green injection for ‘dead’ Harmu

Source: Tree planting along the Harmu river will now be done with the advice of experts from Birsa Agriculture University (BAU), urban development secretary Ajoy Kumar Singh said on Tuesday. Singh on Tuesday inspected rejuvenation and tree planting work for nearly an hour along the 10.5km stretch of the river, a tributary of the

Love Jihad: CBI court frames charges against man for lying about his religion to wed national-level shooter

Source: Ranchi: A CBI court has framed charges against Raqibul Hassan alias Ranjit Kohli for allegedly giving false information about his religion while marrying national-level air rifle shooter Tara Shahdeo that subsequently ended in divorce. The court also framed charges against four others for allegedly helping Hassan. The special CBI judge, Ajay Kumar Gudia, read

Jharkhand MLA Pradeep Yadav surrenders in sexual harassment case, sent to jail

Source: Pradeep Yadav, Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) MLA from Poraiyahat, surrendered before the Deoghar court on Thursday, in connection with a sexual harassment case. A former party spokesperson had accused the five-term MLA of attempt to rape, at a Deoghar hotel on April 20 this year. The court of Deoghar sub-divisional judicial magistrate Kamal

Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (July 25, 2019)

Source: Jharkhand’s asbestos mines The National Green Tribunal (NGT), on July 22, 2019, heard the case of restitution of areas that were earlier under asbestos mining in Jharkhand. The tribunal had, in October, 2015, directed Rajasthan, Karnataka, Jharkhand and Andhra Pradesh to list all abandoned asbestos mines and, in consultation with Indian Bureau of Mines,

2020 hope for delayed HC building

Source: he new Jharkhand High Court building complex in Dhurwa, which was supposed to be ready by December 21, 2017, is now expected to be complete by March 2020, secretary-cum-managing director of building construction department Sunil Kumar has said. The deadline for the new high court complex assumed urgency on Friday when a bench

Burning for Over 100 Years, Jharkhand’s Underground Coal Fire Draws Supreme Court’s Attention

Source: New Delhi: As thousands sit on top of an active volcano, an underground coal fire burning for more than 100 years in Jharia in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad district has finally drawn the attention of the Supreme Court. Prioritising the case pending before it since 1997, the apex court has taken it upon itself to monitor