HC directs West Bengal to produce documents regarding Saradha scam probe panel

The Calcutta High Court has directed West Bengal government to produce documents relating to the Justice (retd) Shyamal Sen Commission that was set up by it to probe the Saradha chit fund scam and to repay investors.

Calcutta HC allows sex workers to rent community hall for Durga puja

The Calcutta High Court on Friday allowed sex workers of Sonagachi, considered to be Asia's largest red light area, to take on rent a community hall for organising their Durga Puja.

Sabang incident: BJP may move Calcutta High Court

 BJP West Bengal unit president Rahul Sinha today said the party is contemplating to file a case in the Calcutta High Court to unravel the truth behind lynching of a student in Sabang college in Midnapore West district earlier this month.

SC notice on West Bengal's plea for restoring parliamentary secretaries

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice on the West Bengal government`s plea challenging the state high court verdict striking down the appointment of 24 parliamentary secretaries and declaring "unconstitutional" the act under which these appointments were made.

BJP moves Calcutta HC against Mamata nephew's hate speech

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday approached the Calcutta High Court seeking a probe by an independent agency over the hate speech by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s nephew Abhishek Banerjee.

Lawyers continue to boycott Calcutta HC judge

The boycott of a bench headed by a Calcutta High Court judge by lawyers continued for the 10th working day on Tuesday over the Bar Association's demand for an apology by Justice Girish Gupta on allegations of misbehaviour.

Calcutta HC lawyers stay away from judge's court for 6th day

Lawyers at the Calcutta High Court continued to boycott the court of Justice Girish Gupta for the sixth day today alleging misbehaviour and demanded that he apologise to the Bar.

Calcutta HC rejects Visva-Bharati University VC's petition

Calcutta High Court on Wednesday rejected a petition by Visva-Bharati University Vice-Chancellor Susanta Duttagupta challenging a show-cause notice issued to him by Union HRD Ministry to explain his conduct over allegations of financial and administrative irregularities.

Saradha scam: Calcutta HC bench recuses itself from hearing Madan Mitra's bail prayer

 A division bench of the Calcutta High Court on Friday recused itself from hearing a bail prayer of West Bengal Transport minister Madan Mitra, who was arrested by CBI for alleged complicity in the Saradha scam.

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.