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Supreme Court collegium recommends new Chief Justices for 13 High Courts by transfer or elevation-dnmSupreme Court collegium recommends new Chief Justices for 13 High Courts by transfer or elevation-dnm

Supreme Court collegium recommends new Chief Justices for 13 High Courts by transfer or elevation

Eight names of CJs have been recommended to the Centre including acting Calcutta High Court CJ, Justice Rajesh Bindal, for elevation and transfer of five sitting CJs to other high courts.

Top Stories Sep 21, 2021, 3:29 PM IST

BJP fields Priyanka Tibrewal to take on Mamata in Bhabanipur bypoll VPNBJP fields Priyanka Tibrewal to take on Mamata in Bhabanipur bypoll VPN

BJP fields Priyanka Tibrewal to take on Mamata in Bhabanipur bypoll

The West Bengal BJYM vice president and lawyer by profession, Priyanka Tibrewal was one of the petitioners in the post-election violence cases against the TMC government in the Calcutta High Court.

India News Sep 10, 2021, 1:15 PM IST

Calcutta High court orders CBI probe into West Bengal post-poll violence-VPNCalcutta High court orders CBI probe into West Bengal post-poll violence-VPN

Setback for Mamata, Calcutta HC orders CBI probe into post-poll violence

In its order, the CBI has been directed to submit its reports in 6 weeks. The high court also directed the state government to extend total cooperation to CBI.

India News Aug 19, 2021, 11:33 AM IST

NHRC report to Calcutta High Court on political violence in West Bengal highlights-VPNNHRC report to Calcutta High Court on political violence in West Bengal highlights-VPN

'Law of Ruler' in West Bengal, not 'Rule of Law'; people do not have faith on government: NHRC

Loss of faith in state administration among victims is very evident, the NHRC underlined in its report to the Calcutta High Court on political violence after the assembly election verdict came out.

Top Stories Jul 15, 2021, 3:21 PM IST

Mamata fined Rs 5 lakh by Calcutta High Court for portraying judiciary in bad light-VPNMamata fined Rs 5 lakh by Calcutta High Court for portraying judiciary in bad light-VPN

Mamata fined Rs 5 lakh by Calcutta High Court for 'portraying judiciary in bad light'

Calcutta High Court judge Justice Kausik Chanda imposed the cost while recusing himself from hearing the petition against the Nandigram election verdict filed by Mamata Banerjee. 

Top Stories Jul 7, 2021, 11:35 AM IST

Calcutta high court rejects West Bengal govt appeal seeking recall of June 18 order-VPNCalcutta high court rejects West Bengal govt appeal seeking recall of June 18 order-VPN

'State conduct does not inspire confidence': Calcutta HC rejects Mamata govt's appeal

Rejecting the plea, a 5-judge bench headed by acting Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal observed that the June 18 order was passed after the state failed to inspire the court's confidence.

Top Stories Jun 21, 2021, 1:24 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee vs Suvendu Adhikari: Calcutta HC defers hearing on Nandigram election result till June 24-dnmMamata Banerjee vs Suvendu Adhikari: Calcutta HC defers hearing on Nandigram election result till June 24-dnm

Mamata Banerjee vs Suvendu Adhikari: Calcutta HC defers hearing on Nandigram election result till June 24

 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has filed an election petition before the Calcutta High Court praying for declaring the election of Suvendu Adhikari from Nandigram as null and void.

Top Stories Jun 18, 2021, 12:48 PM IST

Calcutta HC grants interim bail to 4 TMC leaders arrested in Narada case-dnmCalcutta HC grants interim bail to 4 TMC leaders arrested in Narada case-dnm

Calcutta HC grants interim bail to 4 TMC leaders arrested in Narada case

A five-judge bench of the Calcutta High Court on Friday granted interim bail, while asking them to join the probe as and when required via video-conferencing.

Top Stories May 28, 2021, 6:19 PM IST

Calcutta High Court stays order granting bail to TMC leaders-VPNCalcutta High Court stays order granting bail to TMC leaders-VPN

Calcutta High Court stays order granting bail to TMC leaders; chides Mamata for leading mob

In a late-night hearing, the bench of Acting Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal and Justice Arijit Banerjee stayed the order of the Special CBI court following a plea moved by the CBI seeking transfer of case trial from West Bengal.

Top Stories May 18, 2021, 9:38 AM IST

PIL filed in Calcutta HC against BJP s Rath Yatra-dbrPIL filed in Calcutta HC against BJP s Rath Yatra-dbr

PIL filed in Calcutta HC against BJP's 'Rath Yatra’

A PIL was filed before the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday (February 3) against the Bharatiya Janata Party’s proposed 'Rath Yatra' in West Bengal. 

India News Feb 4, 2021, 9:54 AM IST

Bengal election Calcutta HC asks Bengal government to conduct municipal polls as early as possible-dbrBengal election Calcutta HC asks Bengal government to conduct municipal polls as early as possible-dbr

Calcutta HC asks Bengal government to conduct municipal polls as early as possible

The Calcutta High Court on Friday (January 29) has asked Bengal government to hold municipal polls in the state as early as possible since the terms of the councillors have long expired.
 

India News Jan 30, 2021, 1:05 PM IST

Bengal election Suvendu Adhikari moves Calcutta HC seeking police protection-dbrBengal election Suvendu Adhikari moves Calcutta HC seeking police protection-dbr

Suvendu Adhikari moves Calcutta HC seeking police protection

BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari filed a petition before the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday (December 13), seeking police protection in view of alleged aggression and attack on him by TMC workers.
 

India News Jan 14, 2021, 2:52 PM IST

Calcutta HC suspends lower court judge for taking bribe-dbrCalcutta HC suspends lower court judge for taking bribe-dbr

Calcutta HC suspends lower court judge for taking bribe

A lower court judge in West Bengal has been charged for taking bribes. The Calcutta High Court has found much evidence of this allegation in the internal investigation.  Due to the allegation, the judge named Fatikchand Mandal has been suspended by the Calcutta HC for the time being.
 

India News Dec 19, 2020, 10:09 AM IST

Calcutta HC sends legal notice to Mahua Moitra-dbrCalcutta HC sends legal notice to Mahua Moitra-dbr

Calcutta HC sends legal notice to Mahua Moitra

The media fraternity in West Bengal has taken umbrage over comments by Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra at a party meeting, where she purportedly described the press as "two paisa worth". A legal notice was sent to Mahua Moitra by Calcutta High Court lawyer and journalist Samarjit Roy Chowdhury.

India News Dec 10, 2020, 1:06 PM IST

Customs Department files case against Abhishek Banerjee s wife in Calcutta HC-dbrCustoms Department files case against Abhishek Banerjee s wife in Calcutta HC-dbr

Customs Department files case against Abhishek Banerjee’s wife in Calcutta HC

In 2019, the Calcutta High Court ruled in favour of Rujira Narula, wife of Trinamool Congress leader and Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee, stating that she will not appear before the Customs Office. However, the custom department have again filed a case against her. 

India News Dec 8, 2020, 12:13 PM IST