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  • Birbhum violence: CBI to conduct parallel probe in Vadu Sheikh’s murder

    Birbhum violence: CBI to conduct parallel probe in Vadu Sheikh’s murder

    The killings took place on March 21 in Bogtui village, where nine persons including the Vadu Sheikh died.

    April 8, 2022
  • Bagtui violence: HC takes suo motu cognizance, wants CCTV coverage

    Bagtui violence: HC takes suo motu cognizance, wants CCTV coverage

    The spot, where the incident occurred, was directed to be “wrapped up in CCTV cameras” which would do continuous recording, it was directed. The court directed Central Forensic Science Laboratory, Delhi to immediately collect samples from Bagtui and await the court's further direction.

    March 24, 2022
  • Court and V-B

    Court and V-B

    In a predominantly residential university, it was imperative for the authorities to ensure accommodation by reopening the hostels. Reports suggest that the students have become restive as they clamour for hostel facilities. For all the emphasis on the fine/performing arts, a backlash by the students was only to be anticipated. And so it came to be. In the wake of the gherao of senior functionaries, administration within the campus has come to a virtual halt.

    March 7, 2022
  • SC sets aside Calcutta HC order on WB ex-chief secy case

    SC sets aside Calcutta HC order on WB ex-chief secy case

    A bench comprising Justices A M Khanwilkar and CT Ravikumar had reserved the judgment in the matter on 29 November.

    January 6, 2022
  • No central forces for KMC polls: HC bench

    No central forces for KMC polls: HC bench

    The Commission is to take the help of the state to boost up the confidence of the voters, it was directed. Area domination and route marches are to be conducted among with installation of close circuit cameras, it was further directed. The state and the commission are to submit reports to the court. The matter will again be heard on 23 December.

    December 18, 2021
  • SSC: HC division bench stays CBI probe order

    SSC: HC division bench stays CBI probe order

    SFI and DYFI youth activists clashed with the police, on Wednesday, who stopped their rally to West Bengal Central School Service Commission’s office protesting against the alleged corruption by state government in SSC recruitment of Group D staff.

    November 25, 2021
  • Calcutta HC appoints Manjula Chellur as SIT Chair

    Calcutta HC appoints Manjula Chellur as SIT Chair

    Chellur, who apart from Bombay High Court was also the Chief Justice of Calcutta and Kerala High Courts, will not only oversee the investigating process of the three-member SIT but also provide necessary instructions and look into the day-to-day activities.

    September 3, 2021
  • CBI registers eleven cases on the orders of calcutta high court on poll related  violence and other offences in west bengal

    CBI registers eleven cases on the orders of calcutta high court on poll related violence and other offences in west bengal

    The first case was earlier registered at Police Station Gangnapur, District Nadia vide FIR No. 65/2021 dated 3 May 2021 against 12 accused and unknown others on the allegations that the accused along with other unknown persons had attacked the victim with bamboo sticks & choppers.

    August 28, 2021
  • HC upbraids govt for inaction over flood relief graft

    HC upbraids govt for inaction over flood relief graft

    The court directed that a report be placed before it by 8 September about the FIR lodged against the persons who had ordered that flood relief funds are given without consulting the BDO’s list and others involved in this matter.

    August 27, 2021
  • Vaccine supply ‘not in line with’ population, govt counsel tells HC

    Vaccine supply ‘not in line with’ population, govt counsel tells HC

    Additional solicitor general Y J Dastoor submitted that the vaccine is not really supplied on a day-to-day basis. The court was hearing a PIL about persons infected by the virus and the frontline workers fighting the pandemic who are not getting compensation announced by the government.

    August 13, 2021
  • Value in unvalued trees

    Value in unvalued trees

    Wanton destruction of trees is commonplace in India by the state, by builders, industries and even godmen of all kinds. It is, therefore, significant that Mr Justice Rajasekhar Mantha of the Calcutta High Court chose to describe the act as a heinous crime and, in his order, permitted the compounding of the offence upon payment of ?40 crores to the state of West Bengal, which took the property developers (petitioner and/or the owner of the property M/s Emaar India Limited) to court.

    August 7, 2021
  • Calcutta HC orders deportation of Bangladeshi woman

    Calcutta HC orders deportation of Bangladeshi woman

    Justice Debangshu Basak directed the superintendent of the correctional home at which the woman is lodged to take appropriate measures for the purpose of her deportation.

    August 6, 2021
  • TMC, BJP candidates move HC over poll results

    TMC, BJP candidates move HC over poll results

    Directing the Election Commission to preserve the documents and EVMs, Justice Bibek Chaudhuri of Calcutta HC asked if an election result can be set aside merely because some central government personnel have exercised their influence.

    July 17, 2021
  • Detailed SSC lists published

    Detailed SSC lists published

    Lists of qualified, nonqualified, untrained, rejected candidates, cut-off marks were published.

    July 9, 2021
  • Irrelevance of SSC

    Irrelevance of SSC

    The court did not concur with the argument of the secretary, school education department, that successive legal tangles had been holding up the appointment of hundreds of thousands of school teachers.

    July 5, 2021
  • Narada affidavits: Five-judge HC bench to give verdict today

    Narada affidavits: Five-judge HC bench to give verdict today

    The court cannot refuse to accept important information only on grounds of delay, appearing for the chief minister, Rakesh Dwivedi submitted.

    June 30, 2021
  • Judge reserves order on Mamata’s recusal petition

    Judge reserves order on Mamata’s recusal petition

    Two appeals cannot be heard simultaneously as one transfer petition is already before the acting Chief Justice who is yet to give his decision on it and another one is before me, Justice Chanda pointed out.

    June 25, 2021