Category: Calcutta High Court

‘Justice Clock’ on Calcutta HC premises to display status of pending cases.

Source – KOLKATA: A ‘Justice Clock’ will be installed at the Calcutta High Court on January 22, displaying the status of cases in subordinate courts of West Bengal, an official said here. The electronic LED display board beside the ‘E’ gate of the high court will be inaugurated by Chief Justice TBN Radhakrishnan, its

Calcutta HC Halts Deportation Of Rohingya Couple Back To Myanmar Until Their Plea Is Disposed.

Source – The Calcutta High Court has restrained the Central and West Bengal governments from deporting a Rohingya couple, in “the spirit of humanity” till the disposal of a writ petition filed by the duo. A bench headed by Justice Sabyasachi Bhattacharya gave the order on a 18 December writ petition in which Abdur

Former Kolkata Top Cop Rajeev Kumar Posted As Principal Secretary In WB’s IT Department.

Source – Former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar has been transferred from his post of Additional Deputy General of Crime Investigation Department (CID) and made the new Principal Secretary in the Information Technology department in the government of West Bengal. In September 2019, there erupted a massive manhunt by the CBI in trying to

Calcutta High Court Stays Deportation of Rohingya Couple ‘in Spirit of Humanity’.

Source – Kolkata: In a crucial judgment, the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday stayed the deportation of a Rohingya couple. During the hearing, the couple’s lawyer Indrajeet Dey had argued that their expatriation to Myanmar “would be tantamount to a death sentence”. Abdur Sukur and Anowara Begum had illegally entered India from Bangladesh in 2017.

Calcutta High Court directs Mamata govt to suspend media campaigns on citizenship law.

Source – Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court directed the West Bengal government on Monday to suspend all media campaigns related to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). A division bench of Chief Justice TBN Radhakrishnan and Justice Arijit Banerjee directed the state government to suspend the campaigns on CAA till the court gives its final orders. The

Calcutta High Court asks West Bengal government to take down all anti-CAA advertisements.

Source – In what seems to be a setback for the West Bengal government, the Calcutta High Court on Monday directed all state-sponsored advertisements against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) to be removed from public platforms. The court, in an interim direction, asked the Bengal government to suspend all