Calcutta High Court

After Mamata Banerjee, former TMC minister Santiram Mahato challenges poll result

Mahato lost to BJP’s Baneswar Mahato in Balarampur constituency by less than 500 votes.

Jun 18, 2021, 16:43 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee’s advocate objects to Kaushik Chanda's appointment as permanent judge at Calcutta HC

Mamata Banerjee's advocate has written a letter to the Secretary, Chief Justice, Calcutta HC.

Jun 18, 2021, 15:58 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee Vs Suvendu Adhikari : Calcutta High Court defers hearing on Nandigram poll results

The Calcutta High Court has deferred the hearing on Nandigram poll results to June 24. 

Jun 18, 2021, 12:06 PM IST

It would be fascinating to see Mamata suffer humiliation of Nandigram defeat twice: BJP

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lost to BJP's Suvendu Adhikari from the Nandigram seat in the recently-concluded West Bengal Assembly elections. 

Jun 18, 2021, 08:15 AM IST

Narada case: Calcutta High Court grants interim bail to all four TMC leaders, bars them from speaking to media

The Narada sting operation was conducted by Narada news founder Mathew Samuel for over two years in West Bengal. Conducted allegedly in 2014 for the news magazine Tehelka, it was published on a private news website Narada News months before the 2016 West Bengal Assembly elections.

May 28, 2021, 12:54 PM IST

Narada sting case: Five-judge bench of Calcutta High Court to hear matter today

The four politicians of West Bengal accused in the case are two sitting ministers of Mamata Banerjee-led government -- Firhad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee -- and TMC legislators -- Madan Mitra and former MLA Sovan Chatterjee.

May 27, 2021, 07:27 AM IST

Narada bribery case: Calcutta High Court orders house arrest of four TMC leaders, refers matter to larger bench

Top TMC leaders Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee, Madan Mitra and Sovan Chatterjee were arrested by the CBI in the Narada case earlier this week.

May 21, 2021, 12:30 PM IST

Narada case: Calcutta High Court defers hearing, TMC ministers to remain in jail

The Calcutta High Court issued a notice, on Thursday (May 20, 2021), hours before the hearing stating that “due to unavoidable circumstances, the First Division Bench will not assemble today.”

May 20, 2021, 12:17 PM IST

Narada scam: TMC leaders to stay in jail as Calcutta HC adjourns hearing till Thursday

The Calcutta High Court adjourned the hearing in the Narada sting tape case which involves West Bengal ministers, an MLA and a former mayor of Kolkata till Thursday, May 20.

May 19, 2021, 23:31 PM IST

List incidents of post-poll violence, steps taken: Calcutta High Court tells Bengal government

The bench directed the advocate general for the state, Kishore Dutta, to specify in the affidavit the names of areas where violence broke out, and the steps taken to prevent or control the same.

May 07, 2021, 18:55 PM IST

Kolkata man seeks to collect dead son’s frozen sperm, this is what the court said

Calcutta High Court has refused to entertain the plea of a man seeking the right to collect his dead son's frozen sperm. The court maintained that the only other person, apart from the deceased, having any right to it is his wife. Dismissing the plea, the court said that the petitioner does not have any "fundamental right" to permission for collecting the preserved sperm of his son merely by dint of his father-son relationship.

Jan 23, 2021, 10:29 AM IST

Calcutta HC turns down West Bengal govt's review petition, no Chhath Puja rituals at Subhas Sarovar

The Calcutta High Court has dismissed a petition by West Bengal government seeking permission to conduct Chhath Puja at Subhas Sarovar.

Nov 19, 2020, 16:43 PM IST

SC refuses to stay Calcutta HC order banning firecrackers on Diwali, Kali Puja and Chhath

The Supreme Court will let Calcutta High Court's ruling on firecracker ban to continue in West Bengal.

Nov 11, 2020, 11:16 AM IST

Calcutta High Court bans use, sale of firecrackers on Kali Puja, Diwali and Chhath in West Bengal

The Calcutta High Court ordered a ban on the sale and use of all kinds of firecrackers on Kali Puja, Diwali, and Chhatpuja in West Bengal in view of the COVID-19 outbreak. 

Nov 05, 2020, 19:30 PM IST

Calcutta High Court eases 'no entry' order in Durga Puja pandals: Check what's allowed

The division bench comprising Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Arijit Banerjee partially relaxed the previous order.

Oct 21, 2020, 16:26 PM IST

No pandal hopping for Durga Puja revellers: Calcutta High Court orders pandals to be made into ‘no entry’ zones

The court’s direction will be applicable for all 34,000 Durga puja pandals in the state.

Oct 19, 2020, 16:55 PM IST

Hearing today in Calcutta High Court on Durga Utsav in West Bengal

The Calcutta High Court has raised questions on Mamata government's decision of 50 thousand rupees for Durga Puja Pandal, the court has asked what is the intention of the government behind this?

Oct 16, 2020, 08:28 AM IST

Calcutta High Court questions Mamata government, asks what is the intention of giving money for Pandal?

The Calcutta High Court has raised questions on Mamata government's decision of 50 thousand rupees for Durga Puja Pandal, the court has asked what is the intention of the government behind this?

Oct 15, 2020, 20:36 PM IST

HC orders private schools in this state to reduce tuition fees by 20%

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday (October 13) ordered a 20% fee cut in tuition fees in all “non-government aided schools” in the state due to coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. A three-member committee has been constituted by the court to look into all fee-related complaints.

Oct 14, 2020, 09:26 AM IST

Calcutta High Court sets up committee to mediate and resolve dispute at Santiniketan's Visva-Bharati University

While hearing a petition filed by an advocate, the Chief Justice Division Bench observed that the petition would be considered as a ‘Suo Moto Public Interest Litigation’.

Sep 19, 2020, 00:07 AM IST