Calcutta High court

'Justice Clock' on Calcutta HC premises to display status of pending cases

The 'Justice Clock' will show the number of cases pending before all district and subordinate courts in the state and the status of each.

published on : 17th January 2020

Bhatpara Trinamool councillors move appeal against Calcutta High Court single bench order

The division bench comprising Justices Dipankar Datta and Protik Prakash Banerjee directed that the matter would be taken up for hearing on Monday.

published on : 3rd January 2020

Calcutta High Court sets aside no-confidence motion against Bhatpara civic body chief

Justice Arindam Sinha also declared the meeting called for holding the no-confidence motion -- passed by a margin of 19-0 in the 35-member civic body -- null and void.

published on : 3rd January 2020

Calcutta High Court stays deportation of Rohingya couple

In their 64-page petition, the couple pleaded they be sent to Rohingya refugees settlements as they have completed their prison term.

published on : 29th December 2019

Labhpur triple murder: Mukul Roy's anticipatory bail petition faulty, rejected by HC

A division bench comprising justices Joymalya Bagchi and Suvra Ghosh, while dismissing the anticipatory bail prayer of Roy owing to a defect in it, gave him liberty to file a petition afresh.

published on : 10th December 2019

Settle contractual workers' unpaid dues in five weeks: Calcutta HC to BSNL

Ghosh submitted before the court that as per law, it is the onus of the principal employer to ensure that a contractor engaged by it is paying the wages of workers.

published on : 25th November 2019

Organizers unfazed after Azaan at Kolkata Durga Puja pandal kicks up row

Some of the visitors complained that Azaan, the Muslim call to prayer made from a mosque, is heard in the background along with Sanskrit hymns inside the marquee at the north Kolkata puja.

published on : 8th October 2019

Direct God of death 'Yamraj' to send convicts to earth to serve prison terms, kin tell Calcutta HC

The plea added, in the event of Yamraj failing to comply with the court order, the petitioners may be given leave to move application for initiating civil contempt proceeding against the God of Death.

published on : 4th October 2019

Saradha scam: Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar surrenders before city court, granted bail

The Calcutta High Court had observed that it was not an appropriate case for custodial interrogation and said that Kumar can be granted bail on two sureties of Rs 50,000 each.

published on : 3rd October 2019

Saradha scam: HC likely to deliver judgement on Rajeev Kumar's anticipatory bail plea on Tuesday

CBI lawyer Y J Dastoor concluded his submissions opposing Kumar's pre-arrest bail plea before a division bench comprising justices S Munshi and S Dasgupta.

published on : 1st October 2019

Calcutta High Court receives bomb threat; security beefed up

The letter, claimed to have been written by one Hardarshan Singh Nagpal, said that he and his son will trigger several bomb blasts inside the court complex.

published on : 26th September 2019

In-camera proceedings in Calcutta HC for Rajeev Kumar's pre-arrest bail plea

The central agency has given multiple notices to Rajeev Kumar, to appear before it for questioning as a witness in the multi-crore scam.

published on : 25th September 2019

CBI sets up special team to trace former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar: Sources

Kumar did not appear for questioning twice in spite of CBI notices after the Calcutta High Court withdrew the protection given to him from the arrest on Friday, they said.

published on : 17th September 2019

Rail panel case: Mukul Roy's interim protection from arrest extended till November 8

Appearing for the state, public prosecutor Saswata Mukherjee told the court that the police have collected documents and materials relevant to the case and need time to verify these.

published on : 17th September 2019

Saradha scam: Former Kolkata top cop summoned by CBI Saturday after HC withdraws protection

The HC Friday vacated its order granting Kumar protection from arrest in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam.

published on : 13th September 2019
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