Calcutta High court

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.

published on : 14th October 2021

Calcutta HC allows 'Sindur Khela', 'Arati', 'Anjali' in Durga Puja pandals

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.

published on : 7th October 2021

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.

published on : 5th October 2021

Calcutta HC stays proceedings against Suvendu Adhikari, brother in tarpaulin scam case

Passing the interim order, Justice Kausik Chanda observed that the political overtones of the tarpaulin theft criminal case cannot be brushed aside.

published on : 5th October 2021

Bengal post-poll violence: CBI, SIT submit probe progress reports before Calcutta High Court

The reports were submitted in sealed covers before a division bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal and Justice Rajarshi Bharadwaj.

published on : 4th October 2021

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.

published on : 3rd October 2021

HC stays proceedings against BJP leader Amit Malviya in case filed by Kolkata Police

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.

published on : 2nd October 2021

COVID: Calcutta HC bars entry of visitors into Durga Puja pandals for second year

State Advocate General S N Mukherjee submitted that the previous year's orders will be followed by the authorities concerned.

published on : 1st October 2021

Saradha case: HC rejects Manoranjana Sinh's plea for quashing of proceedings

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.

published on : 1st October 2021

No senior advocate wants to appear in physical mode of hearings: SC

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.

published on : 28th September 2021

SC notice to Centre on Bengal plea against HC order for CBI probe into post-poll violence

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.

published on : 28th September 2021

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.

published on : 28th September 2021

Calcutta HC dismisses petition on Bhawanipore bypoll, to be held as scheduled

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.

published on : 28th September 2021

'No constitutional exigency elsewhere?' HC questions EC for expediting Bhowanipore bypoll

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. 

published on : 24th September 2021

Bhabanipur bypoll case: Calcutta High Court allows EC to file affidavit

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.

published on : 23rd September 2021
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