Calcutta High Court

HC upholds order for CBI probe into school appointments; Bengal minister appears before agency

The bench, chaired by Justice Subrata Talukdar, maintained that the single bench order require no intervention.

published on : 18th May 2022

Calcutta HC upholds single bench orders of CBI probe into 'illegal' appointments in aided schools

Terming 'irregularities' in recommending appointments of staff by SSC as a 'public scam', the court said that the single bench was not wrong in ordering a probe into the alleged money trail involved.

published on : 18th May 2022

HC directs CBI to interrogate Bengal minister over appointment of daughter as teacher

The order was passed on a petition by a candidate who claimed that she was deprived of the job despite having secured higher marks than the minister's daughter.

published on : 18th May 2022

Anis Khan case: Bengal government opposes victim's dad's objection to reports indicating death by accident

Appearing for the state, Advocate General S N Mookherjee submitted that there was no motive for murder as the accused persons did not know the victim.

published on : 17th May 2022

LeT terrorist Sk Abdul Nayeem can access court proceedings through video linkage: Calcutta HC

The court directed that Nayeem will be produced physically before it under proper security arrangements only on the dates he advances oral arguments.

published on : 17th May 2022

2.34 lakh cases pending at Calcutta HC, 41 per cent judges' posts vacant

A total of 2,34,539 cases are pending before the high court despite efforts by the judiciary to reduce the backlog.

published on : 15th May 2022

Legal battle going on in Calcutta HC for 150 years and growing old

Philanthropist and founder of the temple Rashmoni had, a day before her death in 1861, appointed five persons as sebaits to run the temple.  

published on : 12th May 2022

Kolkata: BJYM leader Arjun Chourasia's autopsy report indicates death by hanging

The Union of India submitted the post-mortem report in a sealed cover before a division bench presided by Chief Justice Prakash Shrivastava.

published on : 10th May 2022

Trial in absentia rules in CrPC need to change for better amendments of justice: Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta HC recommended that amendments be made to the CrPC for incorporating provisions for trial in absentia of an absconding accused for better administration of criminal justice.

published on : 6th May 2022

Calcutta HC orders post-mortem of BJYM worker Arjun Chowrasia at Command Hospital

Chowrasia was found hanging at an abandoned railway quarter in Kashipur, leading to angry protests by BJP workers and the subsequent visit by Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

published on : 6th May 2022

Fire at Calcutta High Court triggers panic as courtroom gets evacuated

Nobody was injured in the blaze that was reported from courtroom 34 around 10.45 am, police said.

published on : 6th May 2022

Bangladesh envoy taken for a ride in name of Bollywood singer event

The Bangladesh deputy high commissioner in Kolkata was cheated of Rs 8 lakh by fraudsters who promised a musical soiree of Bollywood singer Shreya Ghoshal in Dhaka. 

published on : 5th May 2022

CBI files before Calcutta HC probe progress reports in Birbhum killings, TMC leader's murder

Ten people, including women and children, died after miscreants set fire to houses in Bogtui village on March 21.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Calcutta HC asks legal services authority to take action for awarding compensation in 5 rape cases

Two PILs have been filed seeking a court-monitored probe into the cases or investigation by any independent agency.

published on : 2nd May 2022

CBI files probe progress report of Hanskhali rape case before Calcutta High Court

The CBI on Friday arrested two persons including a TMC panchayat member, who is father of prime the accused, taking the total number of arrests in the case to six.

published on : 2nd May 2022
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