The Bharatiya Janata Party will on Wednesday move the Calcutta High Court, seeking immediate legal action against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee, who threatened to "gouge out eyes and chop off hands" of his party opponents.
Demanding West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s nephew Abhishek Banerjee`s immediate arrest, the BJP on Tuesday said it has filed a police complaint against him for threatening to "gouge out eyes and chop off hands" of Trinamool`s opponents.
In a temporary relief to Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leaders, including its Chief Bimal Gurung, the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday directed CBI not to arrest them in connection with the Madan Tamang murder case till the disposal of their anticipatory bail plea.
Lawyers stayed away from Calcutta High Court Wednesday as part of a three-day cease work citing hot and humid conditions, causing harassment to thousands of litigants and prompting the Chief Justice to term the advocates' action as "irritating and painful".
The Calcutta High Court on Monda struck down as "unconstitutional" a bill passed by the West Bengal Assembly through which the Mamata Banerjee government had appointed 26 parliamentary secretaries to "aid and advise" state ministers.
Alleging misappropriation of funds meant for central government schemes, suspended Trinamool Congress MLA Swapan Kanti Ghosh moved the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday seeking a probe by a central agency.
The Calcutta High Court Wednesday rescheduled the hearing on the bail plea of West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra who was arrested by CBI for alleged complicity in the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam.
The West Bengal government was on Tuesday ordered by the Calcutta High Court to pay within one month Rs 50,000 as compensation to professor Ambikesh Mahapatra who was arrested in 2012 for posting cartoons of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Work in the Calcutta High Court was paralysed today as a large section of lawyers did not turn up for proceedings despite it being a normal working day with the the Bar Association sticking to its stand of not attending court owing to a state holiday for Holi.
The Calcutta High Court on Friday directed CBI to investigate the disappearance of a businessman from Durgapur in West Bengal after state CID said there are indications of extremist connection in the case.
Former chairman of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission Ashok Ganguly on Sunday said that the Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court should take suo motu cognisance of the free-for-all that took place outside the CBI court at Alipore during production of Madan Mitra yesterday.
A division bench of the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday set aside a single bench order for Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the Parui murder case, in which a district Trinamool Congress leader is an accused in the killing of an independent panchayat member.
The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday directed the BJP to apply for its party president Amit Shah's November 30 rally before the Fire Services Department and Kolkata Municipal Corporation before seeking the nod of the Kolkata Police.