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.

Petition challenges appointment of Abhijit Chakraborti as Jadavpur University VC

The Calcutta High Court Tuesday directed Jadavpur University vice-chancellor Abhijit Chakraborti to file an affidavit stating his position on a petition challenging his appointment.

Amit Shah's rally: HC directs police commissioner to meet BJP

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.

HC extends stay of single bench order for CBI probe in Parui

Calcutta High Court on Monday extended the stay of a single bench order that directed a CBI investigation into the Parui murder case till the court reopens after holidays next month.

FIR filed against TMC MP Tapas Pal for "shoot and rape" remark

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.

HC rejects bail plea of Saradha chit fund case accused

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).

Parui case: West Bengal​ govt files appeal in Calcutta HC

The West Bengal government on Thursday filed an appeal before a division bench of the Calcutta High Court challenging a single-judge order directing CBI to probe the Parui murder case.

'Shoot and rape' comments: Calcutta HC orders FIR against Trinamool MP Tapas Pal
'Shoot and rape' comments: Calcutta HC orders FIR against Trinamool MP Tapas Pal

The Calcutta High Court on Thursday ordered filing of an FIR against Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal and a CID probe over his controversial remarks against women.

HC wants normalcy to return to JU

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.

Calcutta HC directs CBI to investigate Parui murder case

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.

Calcutta HC asks govt to list steps to normalise Jadavpur situation

 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.

HC asks Bengal govt why it did not probe Tapas Pal's comment

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.