Tag: Calcutta High Court

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  • Judge-lawyer spat over Bongaon

    Judge-lawyer spat over Bongaon

    Judge observed that the happenings at Bongaon on Tuesday were very unfortunate, was critical of police role.

    July 18, 2019
  • Minister mulls legal action over graft allegations

    Minister mulls legal action over graft allegations

    Government money was allegedly misappropriated in SJDA projects related to installation of three electric crematoriums in Bagdogra, Malbazaar and Mainaguri, two sewerage treatment plants (STP) at Fulbari, desiltation in the Jorapani and Mahananda rivers, and installation of CCTV cameras.

    July 15, 2019
  • Court bars La Martiniere board from taking decisions

    Court bars La Martiniere board from taking decisions

    Their term as board members has been ended on the ground that the previous management, under former bishop Probal Kanta Dutta, had not followed rules in nominating them.

    July 13, 2019
  • Security in schools

    Security in schools

    Equally tragic has been the death last week of a 14-year-old girl of the GD Birla Centre for Education, once again in the washroom.

    July 1, 2019
  • Discontent in the courts

    Discontent in the courts

    While the lawyers’ strike in West Bengal was called off on 24 May, the legal fraternity in the state is divided about the outcome, says ANANDA MUKHERJEE.

    June 20, 2019
  • Hunt for the hunter

    Hunt for the hunter

    Tribal sentiment and rituals are not relevant in the overall construct. Very pertinently has the Human and Environment Alliance League contended that “there is nothing tribal about these (hunting) festivals"

    April 25, 2019
  • Rujira Naroola need not appear before Customs till 31 July: Calcutta HC

    Rujira Naroola need not appear before Customs till 31 July: Calcutta HC

    In its order, the court stated that there was no allegation made of any illegal importation of gold in the complaint filed by Customs seven days after the incident took place at the airport.

    April 9, 2019
  • HC directs Rujira Naroola to appear before Customs authorities on 8 April

    HC directs Rujira Naroola to appear before Customs authorities on 8 April

    The court has, however, directed that Customs authorities will not take any coercive step against her

    April 5, 2019
  • Justice at doorstep

    Justice at doorstep

    It is a measure of the people’s interest in the High Court Circuit Bench that hundreds of people watched the ceremony on giant screens that were installed at different intersections of the town.

    March 17, 2019
  • PM Modi faces flak for inaugurating Jalpaiguri Circuit Bench of Calcutta HC

    PM Modi faces flak for inaugurating Jalpaiguri Circuit Bench of Calcutta HC

    CM Mamata Banerjee says both the high court and the state government were kept in the dark about the inauguration; will write to Supreme Court

    February 9, 2019
  • CBI pleas in Supreme Court today, Calcutta High Court to hear Mamata petition

    CBI pleas in Supreme Court today, Calcutta High Court to hear Mamata petition

    Apex court agrees to give urgent hearing; Calcutta HC declines urgent hearing; Governor sends report to Centre on situation

    February 5, 2019
  • Kolkata Book Fair: A look at over 4-decade history of Boi Mela

    Kolkata Book Fair: A look at over 4-decade history of Boi Mela

    The first Boi Mela was organised in 1976, after two years of planning and a year after forming the Publishers & Booksellers Guild, which continues to organise the event

    January 31, 2019
  • Supreme Court to hear BJP plea on Bengal Rath Yatra on January 8

    Supreme Court to hear BJP plea on Bengal Rath Yatra on January 8

    The BJP was originally scheduled to hold three 'Rath Yatra' rallies from north Bengal’s Cooch Behar, South 24 Parganas districts Gangasagar and Birbhum district's temple town of Tarapith, to be flagged off by party President Amit Shah on 7, 9 and 14 December, respectively.

    January 3, 2019
  • Legislating ‘National’ out of NUJS

    Legislating ‘National’ out of NUJS

    West Bengal would be better served if the state government allowed NUJS to remain autonomous, writes Arjun Agarwal.

    December 20, 2018
  • Kolkata’s polluted air

    Kolkata’s polluted air

    Kolkata's air pollution, as reported by WHO and UNEP (United Nations Environment Program) has assumed gruesome proportions and the city's pollution level is next to Delhi's. Following the apex court's stricture, Delhi has adopted certain stern measures, and these include the use of CNG and the planting of more trees. Virtually nothing has been done in Kolkata.

    December 12, 2018
  • Court and the Child

    Court and the Child

    In the aftermath of horrific instances of child abuse in several girls’ schools in Kolkata, the recommendations of a Calcutta High Court appointed committee urgently call for reflection. The report was readily accepted by Justice Nadira Patherya on Friday, and the court has couched its concurrence with a directive to schools to urgently implement the …

    November 19, 2018
  • Victory for Mamata govt as Calcutta HC allows Durga Puja grants

    Victory for Mamata govt as Calcutta HC allows Durga Puja grants

    The Mamata government had decided to give Rs 10,000 each to 28,000 Durga puja committees across the state - 3,000 in the city and 25,000 in the districts.

    October 10, 2018