Calcutta HC

Wife, not father, has right over deceased man's sperm: Calcutta High Court

The petitioner contended that his son was a patient of thalassaemia, and had preserved his sperm at the Delhi hospital for use in the future.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Calcutta HC directs Bengal govt to file supplementary affidavit in Manish Shukla murder case investigation

Manish Shukla was shot dead at Titagarh in North 24 Parganas district by some assailants on October four last year.

published on : 7th January 2021

Narada sting tape case: Calcutta HC asks CBI to clarify position over chargesheet filing

The CBI counsel stated that permission of the Speaker of the House was necessary before submission of the chargesheet.

published on : 6th January 2021

Police reforms needed in West Bengal: Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta HC observed that it is high time police reforms are introduced in Bengal to bifurcate the law and order wing from the investigating arm.

published on : 10th December 2020

COVID scare, HC order shrink puja pandal crowd in Kolkata

Celebrations were largely low key at Ekdalia Evergreen, which has modeled its pandal after a temple, as a wary quiet overtook the festive buzz, which is generally associated with the marquee.

published on : 22nd October 2020

Address me as 'Sir' and not 'My Lord', Calcutta HC Chief Justice tells judiciary officers

In a letter to the district judges and chief judges of lower courts in the state and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, High Court Registrar General Rai Chattopadhyay conveyed the message.

published on : 16th July 2020

Calcutta High Court asks administration to adhere to notification banning Chinese 'manjha'

The court observed that the notification issued by the state government shall be strictly adhered to by the administration and will be given full effect.

published on : 30th June 2020

Calcutta HC directs West Bengal government to submit report on steps taken to fight COVID-19

The Calcutta HC directed the Bengal government to file a report on steps taken by it in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak.

published on : 8th April 2020

Calcutta HC sets aside Centre's 'Leave India' notice to Polish student who participated in anti-CAA protests

Justice Sabyasachi Bhattacharyya directed the central government not to give effect to the notice served on the Poland citizen, who studies at the Jadavpur University.

published on : 18th March 2020

Foreigner's passport not mandatory for India's citizenship: Calcutta High Court

The court granted the liberty to the petitioner to file an application before the authority as contemplated in Rule 11 of the Citizenship Rules 2009.

published on : 1st March 2020

HC seeks report on brutal torture of teacher, sister in Bengal

A woman, Smritikona Das, wearing a maroon dress and said to be a BJP worker, was seen bound by a rope to a pole at her knees and then hauled over a country road.

published on : 3rd February 2020

Calcutta HC order unmasks 'communal' Mamata government: BJP

BJP general secretary Kailash Vijarvargiya said the TMC government had no right to remain in power after the court's order.

published on : 21st September 2017

Doesn't Centre think Darjeeling unrest needs to be quelled quickly, asks Calcutta HC

Normal life has been affected severely in Darjeeling and Kalimpong due to the ongoing indefinite shutdown.

published on : 7th July 2017