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West Bengal govt to move Supreme Court against Calcutta HC's order on Durga idol immersion

West Bengal govt to move Supreme Court against Calcutta HC's order on Durga idol immersion

The West Bengal government will move the Supreme Court on Friday to challenge the Calcutta High Court on immersion of Durga idols.

Calcutta HC order unmasks 'communal' Mamata government: BJP

Calcutta HC order unmasks 'communal' Mamata government: BJP

BJP general secretary Kailash Vijarvargiya, who is in charge of the party's affairs in the state, said the Trinamool Congress government had no right to remain in power after the court's order.

Slit my throat, but don't tell me what to do: Mamata Banerjee after Calcutta HC's order on idol immersion

Slit my throat, but don't tell me what to do: Mamata Banerjee after Calcutta HC's order on idol immersion

Calcutta HC on Thursday allowed immersion of Durga idols on all days from Vijayadashami on September 30, including on Muharram in West Bengal.

Calcutta High Court allows immersion of Durga idols on Muharram

Calcutta High Court allows immersion of Durga idols on Muharram

The Calcutta HC struck down the Mamata Banerjee government's decision to prohibit the 'visarjan' ceremony for a 24-hour period on Muharram.

Why are you creating communal distinction, Calcutta High Court asks Mamata Banerjee

Why are you creating communal distinction, Calcutta High Court asks Mamata Banerjee

Mamata government has told the court that it has allowed immersion of Durga idols on Vijaya Dashami day till 10 pm to ensure law and order. 

Durga Idol Immersion Case: Calcutta HC to hear PIL today

Durga Idol Immersion Case: Calcutta HC to hear PIL today

The Calcutta High Court on Friday will hear the Public interest litigation (PIL) filed by several lawyers over the ban on immersion of Durga idols after 6pm on October 1 due to Muharram processions.

No Durga idol immersion on Muharram: Mamata Banerjee

No Durga idol immersion on Muharram: Mamata Banerjee

The visarjan ceremony or idol immersion of this year's durga puja will not be permitted for a 24-hour period on Muharram, said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday. 

Basirhat situation normal: West Bengal government

At least 1,162 state police personnel, including RAF and four companies of Central Armed Police Force (CAPF), were deployed in the sub-division, which was hit by communal clashes in the first week of July.

West Bengal's violence-hit town limping back to normalcy

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday had announced that a judicial commission headed by Justice (Retd) Soumitra Pal of the Calcutta High Court would probe the communal violence that rocked Baduria and Basirhat in North 24 Parganas district.

CS Karnan sent to Presidency jail hospital after release from SSKM hospital

CS Karnan sent to Presidency jail hospital after release from SSKM hospital

CS Karnan was released from the SSKM hospital yesterday night. He was admitted there since June 22 after he had complained of chest pain and uneasiness.

Narada tapes case: CBI confronts IPS officer Mirza with Tiger

The Calcutta High Court had in March ordered the CBI to conduct a preliminary probe into the Narada sting operation.
 

Former judge SC Karnan taken to Kolkata by West Bengal Police

Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan, who had been evading arrest since the May 9 SC order, was picked up last night by Kolkata Police from a private resort at Malumichampatti in Coimbatore.

Can't control eating habits but cows are sacred: Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Can't control eating habits but cows are sacred: Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Minister for Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday admitted that people`s eating habits cannot be controlled but it must be remembered that cows were revered by a vast majority in India.

Kolkata Police questions Narada News CEO

Narada News CEO Mathew Samuel on Thursday appeared before police here for questioning in connection with a case of an alleged extortion call to a former Bihar MP.

Justice CS Karnan retires from Calcutta High Court today, first to retire while being absconding

Justice CS Karnan retires from Calcutta High Court today, first to retire while being absconding

The whereabouts of Justice CS Karnan have been a mystery since May 09, 2017.

Narada case: Trinamool MLA Iqbal Ahmed fails to appear before CBI, seeks more time

Narada case: Trinamool MLA Iqbal Ahmed fails to appear before CBI, seeks more time

Senior Trianmool Congress leader Iqbal Ahmed on Saturday did not appear before the CBI for questioning in Narada case citing 'ill-health'.

 

SC refuses to hear Justice CS Karnan's plea to stay order

SC refuses to hear Justice CS Karnan's plea to stay order

Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan, evading arrest since May 9, on Wednesday failed to get relief from the Supreme Court, which refused to hear his plea seeking a stay on its order awarding him a six-month jail term for contempt of court."

Conscious decision taken to sentence Justice CS Karnan to sic months imprisonment: Supreme Court

Conscious decision taken to sentence Justice CS Karnan to sic months imprisonment: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday said a "conscious decision" was taken by seven of its judges to sentence Calcutta High Court judge Justice C S Karnan to six months imprisonment by holding him guilty of contempt.

Where is Justice CS Karnan? Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, or abroad?

Where is Justice CS Karnan? Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, or abroad?

Calcutta High Court Judge Justice CS Karnan is the first judge to be sentenced to jail by the Supreme Court.

Justice Karnan, sentenced to 6 months jail, vacates Chennai room, to visit Srikalahasti temple

Justice Karnan, sentenced to 6 months jail, vacates Chennai room, to visit Srikalahasti temple

Calcutta High Court Justice CS Karnan, sentenced to jail for six months by the Supreme Court, was not at the state guest house here where he checked in on Tuesday and is expected to go to the temple town of Srikalahasti in Andhra Pradesh, officials said.