Calcutta High Court

Bengal Panchayat poll date verdict on Thursday: High Court

Bengal Panchayat poll date verdict on Thursday: High Court

A Division Bench of Chief Justice Jyotirmay Bhattacharya and Arijit Banerjee heard the petitioners and respondents in the case and took stock of the deployment of armed forces on the polling day.

May 08, 2018, 22:08 PM IST
West Bengal panchayat polls: High Court allows filing of nominations through e-mail

West Bengal panchayat polls: High Court allows filing of nominations through e-mail

The Calcutta HC on Tuesday directed SEC to accept the nominations of those, who had sent their papers to the poll panel via e-mail for West Bengal panchayat elections.

May 08, 2018, 16:34 PM IST
Calcutta High Court refuses to interfere in West Bengal Panchayat election schedule

Calcutta High Court refuses to interfere in West Bengal Panchayat election schedule

SC came down heavily on the SEC asking it to conduct itself in a neutral manner and made scathing observations against the Commission over its conduct with regard to the panchayat polls process.

May 04, 2018, 15:07 PM IST
Strikes by lawyers no answer to filling of HC vacancies: SC

Strikes by lawyers no answer to filling of HC vacancies: SC

The Supreme Court has taken a serious view of the strike by Calcutta High Court lawyers.

Apr 23, 2018, 00:59 AM IST
D.Litt degree for Mamata Banerjee? Calcutta High Court to decide today

D.Litt degree for Mamata Banerjee? Calcutta High Court to decide today

The Calcutta University had announced that it will bestow the honorary degree on the TMC chief, an alumnus, for her contribution to social service at its convocation on January 11.

Jan 10, 2018, 06:33 AM IST
GD Birla School student molestation case: Victim's father wants CBI probe, moves Calcutta HC

GD Birla School student molestation case: Victim's father wants CBI probe, moves Calcutta HC

The two accused physical education teachers were earlier arrested in connection with the case.

Dec 22, 2017, 09:33 AM IST
Justice Karnan, the judge who took on Supreme Court, to walk out of jail

Justice Karnan, the judge who took on Supreme Court, to walk out of jail

Former Calcutta High Court judge Justice CS Karnan, guilty of contempt of court, is set to be released on Wednesday.

Dec 19, 2017, 19:08 PM IST
6 lakh cases pending for decade or more in high courts: Data

6 lakh cases pending for decade or more in high courts: Data

Nearly six lakh cases are pending for a decade or more in various high courts and the Bombay High Court leads the tally with over one lakh litigations, according to latest figures collected by a monitoring system which seeks to identify and reduce pendency.

Dec 10, 2017, 12:16 PM IST

Over half of judges posts in Calcutta High Court vacant

Calcutta High Court has 34 judges and the rest 38 posts out of the 72 sanctioned posts are vacant, West Bengal Law Minister Moloy Ghatak told the House on Tuesday. 

Nov 21, 2017, 18:58 PM IST
How many has dengue killed? HC asks West Bengal govt

How many has dengue killed? HC asks West Bengal govt

The Mamata Banerjee government had on Thursday said that 38 people had died due to dengue.

Nov 17, 2017, 17:16 PM IST

Narada sting operation: Willing to under narco test, Mathew Samuel tells Calcutta HC

Web portal Narada News CEO Mathew Samuel told the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday that he was willing to undergo narco analysis test in connection with a case of alleged extortion involving a Bihar politician.

Nov 14, 2017, 18:25 PM IST
Calcutta HC orders Centre to submit Aadhaar report

Calcutta HC orders Centre to submit Aadhaar report

Sanat Kumar Mitra, a 27-year-old suffering from Cerebral Palsy is facing problem in getting his Aadhaar card made.

Nov 09, 2017, 20:51 PM IST
SC allows Centre to withdraw forces from strife-torn Darjeeling

SC allows Centre to withdraw forces from strife-torn Darjeeling

The Centre had appealed for withdrawal of forces so that they can be used for election duties in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat.

Oct 27, 2017, 14:46 PM IST
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.

Sep 21, 2017, 22:58 PM IST
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.

Sep 21, 2017, 20:57 PM IST
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.

Sep 21, 2017, 19:02 PM IST
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.

Sep 21, 2017, 13:02 PM IST
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. 

Sep 20, 2017, 16:59 PM IST
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.

Sep 15, 2017, 09:23 AM IST
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. 

Aug 24, 2017, 09:47 AM IST