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.
The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday directed the commissioner of Kolkata Police to meet state BJP representatives and inform it about the outcome on a proposed public meeting by the party's President Amit Shah on November 30, for which the police allegedly did not give permission.
Following the order of the Calcutta High Court, the police on Saturday lodged an FIR against actor turned Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal for his alleged "shoot and rape" comments against opposition party supporters and women of their homes.
The Calcutta High Court on Thursday rejected the bail prayer of Sandhir Agarwal, who was arrested by CBI for allegedly acting as a link between Saradha Group chairman Sudipta Sen and some officials of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday directed that normalcy be maintained at Jadavpur University and that agitating students would not block the entry of faculty members, staff and willing students into the campus.
In a setback to the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal, the Calcutta High Court Wednesday directed CBI to investigate the Parui murder case after holding that the entire probe by state agencies was tainted with extraneous interference.
The Calcutta High Court today directed the West Bengal government to inform through an affidavit the steps it has taken to restore normalcy in Jadavpur University including the details of police action on students on the intervening night of September 16 and 17.
The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday questioned the West Bengal government as to what stopped it from initiating an investigation into Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal's controversial "shoot and rape" comments.