BJP seeks legal action against Mamata nephew for 'gouging eyes' remark
BJP seeks legal action against Mamata nephew for 'gouging eyes' remark

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.

BJP seeks Mamata nephew's arrest for ''gouging eyes'' remark

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.

Madan Tamang murder case: GJM leaders get breather from Calcutta HC

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.

Over 2 lakh cases pending in Calcutta High Court

Around 2.8 lakhs cases are pending before the Calcutta High court, state law minister Chandrima Bhattacharya said on Thursday.

Calcutta HC lawyers stay away due to heat, litigants suffer, Chief Justice unhappy

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".

High Court strikes down bill passed by Bengal Assembly

 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.

Revised plan submitted for HC circuit bench in north Bengal

West Bengal Law Minister Chandrima Bhattacharya on Monday said a revised plan has been submitted to open a circuit bench of Calcutta High Court in north Bengal.

Suspended Trinamool MLA moves court

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.

Calcutta HC seeks centre's explanation on Netaji files

The Calcutta High Court on Thursday directed the central government to give its reasons for declining to declassify secret files on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

Calcutta HC directs CBI to probe girl's disappearance

Calcutta High Court has directed CBI to investigate the disappearance of a teenaged girl while expressing displeasure at the state police for failing to trace her.

Saradha scam: HC reschedules hearing of Madan Mitra's bail plea

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.

Arrests over Mamata cartoons: HC directs govt to pay compensation to Ambikesh, Subrata

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.

Lawyers stay away from work in Calcutta HC

 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.

Saradha scam: HC rejects Agarwal's bail prayer

Calcutta High Court on Tuesday rejected the bail prayer of Sandhir Agarwal, accused of having taken money from Saradha group chairman Sudipta Sen by promising him to manage market regulator SEBI.

HC directs CBI to investigate missing businessman's case

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.

Saradha scam: TMC vice president Rajat Majumdar gets bail

TMC vice president Rajat Majumdar was on Monday granted conditional bail in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam by the Calcutta High Court.

Saradha scam: Calcutta High Court rejects Kunal Ghosh's bail plea

The Calcutta High Court on Thursday rejected a bail plea of Saradha scam accused and suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh.

Calcutta HC should take suo motu cognisance of ruckus during production of Madan Mitra: Ganguly

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.

HC strikes down CBI probe into Parui murder case

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.

HC directs BJP to seek Fire Service, KMC permission for rally

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.