Calcutta HC grants anticipatory bail to Kailash Vijayvargiya, 2 other BJP leaders in case of assault on woman
The petitioners had challenged an order of the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Alipore, that directed registering an FIR against them.
The court made it clear that the relaxation will be subject to the maximum number of persons, which is allowed inside a puja pandal, and compliance with other conditions like vaccination and masks.
Post-poll violence: HC unhappy as Bengal government lawyer has no information on compliance of compensation order
The CBI and a Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the West Bengal Police submitted separate status reports before the court on the progress of investigation in cases.
Passing the interim order, Justice Kausik Chanda observed that the political overtones of the tarpaulin theft criminal case cannot be brushed aside.
The reports were submitted in sealed covers before a division bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal and Justice Rajarshi Bharadwaj.
Bhawanipore by-poll: BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal writes to HC over fear of violence after result declaration
In the letter, Priyanka Tibrewal has sought strict orders from the Kolkata Police to take all precautionary measures to prevent any kind of violence post declaration of by-election result.
The court said it is of the opinion that a plain reading of the FIR lodged against Malviya does not disclose any ingredients of offences under Sections 153/505(a) of the IPC.
State Advocate General S N Mukherjee submitted that the previous year's orders will be followed by the authorities concerned.
Sinh moved the high court as the trial in the case before the additional chief judicial magistrate at Alipore court in Kolkata is not proceeding even though the charge sheet was filed.
A handful of senior lawyers is getting benefited from this (virtual hearing)and many young lawyers have faced difficulties because of virtual hearing, Justice Saran said.
The apex court refused however to accede to the state's submission that the CBI be directed, in an interim order, not to register any fresh case.
Bengal Assembly Speaker asked to inform Calcutta HC decision on Mukul Roy's disqualification petition
Leader of the Opposition Suvendu Adhikari had on June 17 filed a petition before the Speaker seeking disqualification of Roy as a member of the Assembly, claiming that he had defected to the TMC.
The court said that it was inappropriate on the part of the West Bengal chief secretary to have written such a letter in which he had appealed to the election commission for holding the by-election.
On September 6, EC had issued a notification announcing the by-election on September 30 underscoring the exigency and special request received from the chief secretary of the state government.
A division bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal and Justice Rajarshi Bharadwaj adjourned the hearing in the PIL till Friday when it will be taken up again.