Calcutta High Court(Search results - 42)
India News2, Dec 2020, 6:30 PM
Retired Justice CS Karnan arrested for vile videos
Chennai Police central crime branch has arrested former Madras and Calcutta High Court Judge C S Karnan for passing defamatory remarks against women and several judges of the Supreme Court and high courts in his online videos.
India News2, Dec 2020, 1:18 PM
Calcutta HC orders CAG to audit govt’s Amphan relief measures
A division bench of the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday (December 1) directed the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India to do an audit of the distribution of Amphan relief materials in West Bengal.
India20, Nov 2020, 9:55 AM
Mamata Banerjee appeals to Chhath devotees to perform rituals at home
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday (November 19) appealed to Chhath devotees to refrain from taking part in processions and urged them to perform the rituals at home. Those who need to step out to go to a pond or a river, she has requested they do so in small groups, both on account of COVID risks and court rulings.
India17, Nov 2020, 9:55 AM
SC refuses to stay NGT order banning Chhath Puja at Kolkata lakes
On Monday (November 16), the Supreme Court refused to grant a stay on the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) order banning Chhath Puja at Rabindra Sarobar Lake and Subhas Sarobar Lake.
India16, Nov 2020, 2:13 PM
Kolkata see improvement in post-Diwali air
Kolkata saw marked improvement in the post-Diwali air quality this year compared to 2019 following the ban on fire-crackers imposed by the Calcutta High Court.
India14, Nov 2020, 11:11 AM
Calcutta High Court seeks report on custodial death of minor in Birbhum
Concerned by “lack of sensitivity among police officers” in an alleged custodial death of a 15-year-old boy in Birbhum district, the Calcutta High Court on Thursday (November 12) directed the state home secretary and the director-general of police to submit by November 25 reports on CCTV cameras and child-friendly corners in police stations across the state.
India11, Nov 2020, 1:42 PM
Calcutta HC bans Chhath Puja processions in West Bengal
The Calcutta high court on Tuesday (November 10) banned Chhath Puja processions across West Bengal. It has restricted the devotees from entering two of the largest lakes within the city, Rabindra Sarobar and Subhas Sarobar.
India11, Nov 2020, 12:40 PM
Supreme Court supports Calcutta HC’s order banning firecrackers use, sale in West Bengal
The Supreme Court on Wednesday (November 11) refused to interfere with the Calcutta High Court order banning the use and sale of firecrackers in West Bengal during Diwali, Chhath Puja, and Kali Puja.
India7, Nov 2020, 2:10 PM
Calcutta HC orders jail term for bursting firecrackers during Diwali
The Calcutta High Court has issued an order that says that bursting firecrackers during Diwali or Kali Puja will straightaway lead to penal action. The court furthermore informed that anyone who will be found using, selling, buying or bursting firecrackers will have to face serious penal consequences, including a six-month jail term.
India6, Nov 2020, 10:04 AM
Calcutta HC bans use of firecrackers on Diwali, Kali Puja in West Bengal
The Calcutta High Court on Thursday (November 5) declared Kali Puja, Jagadhatri Puja, and Kartik puja pandals as ‘no-entry’ zones for visitors. The court also ordered a ban on bursting of all kinds of crackers or fireworks for the festivities.
India4, Nov 2020, 10:17 AM
PILs filed in Calcutta High Court seeks no entry to pandals, ban on fireworks during Kali puja
Two public interest litigations were filed on Tuesday, urging to make all Kali Puja, Jagaddhatri Puja and Kartik Puja pandals no-entry zones and seeking a complete ban on fireworks during Kali puja and Diwali. The case is likely to be heard by a division bench of the chief justice on Thursday (November 5).
India29, Oct 2020, 12:13 PM
Supreme Court declines stay on Calcutta HC’s school fee cut order
The Supreme Court on Wednesday (October 28) refused to stay a Calcutta High Court order directing educational institutions to offer a minimum of 20% reduction in school fees due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
India23, Oct 2020, 1:43 PM
Durga puja committees in Kolkata arrange giant screens for darshan, app for online pushpanjali
Several puja committees in Kolkata made last-minute changes to keep up the festive spirit as well as traditional rituals. Giant screens have been installed outside many pandals for “darshan” (glimpse of the deities) and virtual “pushpanjali” (ritual of offering flowers to god) will be arranged for devotees at home.
India22, Oct 2020, 4:33 PM
Calcutta HC gives partial relief to Durga puja committees in West Bengal
The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday (October 21) offered Durga Puja organisers some leeway by partially relaxing its earlier order on the number of committee members who will have access to the pandal. The Division Bench of Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Arijit Banerjee also allowed entry of more Puja organisers from 25 to 60 for big Puja committees. For small Puja committees, the number of organisers allowed to enter the marquees or the pandals at a time will, however, remain the same (15).