Category: Patna High Court

Tahilramani case: To protect High Courts’ independence, SC must state reasons for judges’ transfers

Source: On August 28, the Supreme Court collegium consisting of five senior-most judges recommended the transfer of Madras High Court Chief Justice VK Tahilramani to the Meghalaya High Court. This recommendation was part of a series of appointments and transfers effected by the Supreme Court collegium in the last week of August. But none

Patna HC Quashes Justice Kumar’s ‘Controversial’ Order Over Corruption; Restores Judicial Work

Source: Patna: The Patna High Court on Monday quashed its judge Rakesh Kumar’s last week’s order, comprising stinging observations over alleged corruption in judiciary, but restored his judicial work. Making stinging observation over the alleged corruption in judiciary, Justice Kumar had last week ordered a CBI probe and an enquiry by the Patna district judge into

5 years of Vigilance probe, but most of Munna bhai teachers still under radar

Source: Five years on, the investigation by the State Vigilance Investigation Bureau (VIB) into large-scale suspected appointment of school teachers in Bihar on forged documents is far from over. So far, the VIB has registered 337 FIRS involving 903 teachers across the state, of which services of 639 teachers have been terminated by the

Dozens of Contractual School Teachers Injured in Police Action During Protest in Bihar

Source: Patna: Dozens of contractual school teachers were injured in police action while they were on their way to gherao the Bihar Assembly, demanding salary at par with permanent teachers working in various government schools in the state, on Thursday, July 18. “Dozens of teachers were injured in the protest. Some of them were

Engineering lateral entry admissions: No fundamental right to prestige, rules Bombay High Court

Source: Calling the petitions before it “a claim for urban-centric elitism”, the Bombay High Court said that students seeking admissions in top colleges have no fundamental right to prestige. Advertising A division bench of Justice S C Dharmadhikari and Justice Gautam Patel on Friday dismissed two petitions filed by 15 engineering colleges challenging the