Calcutta High Court

Kolkata Diary: State decides to adopt Bengali lunar calender

The West Bengal government has decided to adopt Poila Baisakh, which marks the start of the Bengali lunar calendar, as West Bengal Day.

published on : 23rd August 2023

Benefits to workers: SC closes contempt case against Andaman LG & Chief Secretary, asks them to comply with HC order

The high court had suspended Chandra and imposed a fine on the LG, which he had to bear from his own resources, for not complying with an earlier order on providing the benefits to workers.

published on : 14th August 2023

SC sets aside Calcutta HC order imposing fine of Rs 25 lakh on TMC leader Kuntal Ghosh

A bench of Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and justices J B Pardiwala and Manoj Misra, meanwhile, said Ghosh can raise his plea of "custodial torture" before the special court hearing the matter.

published on : 4th August 2023

West Bengal Panchayat poll results subject to final order: Calcutta HC

Trashes report submitted by state poll panel on violence during Bengal panchayat elections

published on : 13th July 2023

Lodge FIRs in all deaths on day of rural polls: Calcutta High Court

The court also directed the state government to provide assistance to the relatives for the cremation of those who died in alleged poll violence and to healthcare facilities for the injured.

published on : 10th July 2023

SEC trashes BJP’s claim on withdrawal of nominations in Bengal rural elections

In the affidavit, the SEC said 9.03 per cent of valid nominations were withdrawn in this year’s Panchayat elections while the figure was 17.65 per cent in the previous polls.

published on : 30th June 2023

Deadline for filing nominations in rural polls not adequate: Calcutta High Court

The court, in its preliminary observation, said the deadline for submitting a nomination is not adequate and asked the state poll panel to come up with its responses.

published on : 9th June 2023