Category: Calcutta High Court

Pandal-hoppers take over Navami night in Calcutta

Source:- Navami night was the most crowded this year, several puja organisers in the city said. But Dashami afternoon and evening was conspicuously empty, police said. Several puja organisers had said on Sunday that they were expecting more people at night and the anticipation turned out to be true. Pratik Choudhury, one of the organisers

Bengal Puja Pandals No-Entry Zones For Visitors: Calcutta High Court

Source:- Durga Puja pandals in West Bengal will be no-entry zones for visitors and only organisers are allowed, the Calcutta High Court said today Kolkata: Durga puja pandals will be no-entry zones for visitors, the Calcutta High Court said today – just three days ahead of Bengal’s biggest festival. Only organisers will be allowed inside

Explain Rs 50K grant to Durga Puja organisers: Calcutta HC to govt

Source:- The Calcutta High Court on Thursday asked the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government why it had decided to grant Rs 50,000 to each community Durga Puja committee in the state. On September 24, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had announced the grant and other incentives for the puja organisers. Hearing a petition challenging the government’s decision,

Calcutta HC directs committee to refund Vibgyor investors

Source:- The lawyer for the Vibgyor Group submitted the terms of the proposed scheme, to which the counsel for the depositors agreed. The depositors’ lawyer submitted that the scheme may be approved and the committee be directed to disburse payments immediately. The Calcutta High Court on Friday directed a one-man committee appointed by it to

Calcutta HC seeks centre response on plea to rename Kolkata Port Trust

Source:-siasat Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday sought the response of the Central government on public interest litigation (PIL) against the decision to change the name of Calcutta Port Trust to Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port Trust A bench of Chief Justice TBN Radhakrishnan and Justice Arijit Banerjee directed the Centre to file an affidavit

Supreme Court reprieve for minority schools

source:-telegraphindia Six minority schools in Calcutta can approach Calcutta High Court for a “recall/modification” of the court’s order asking a two-member committee to go through their income and expenditure details, the Supreme Court said on Thursday. Until an order is passed on the application of the petitioners, the high court order will be kept in

High School teacher’s assault: Calcutta HC asks for report at the earliest.

Source:- Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court Monday directed the West Bengal Legal Aid Service Authority to file a report in connection with the alleged physical assault of a woman in South Dinajpur district. On a prayer for taking suo motu cognizance of the issue by a lawyer, a division bench led by Chief Justice

Bengaluru: Citing CAA, high court grants bail to ‘illegal’ Bangladeshi Christian woman.

Source:- Bengaluru, Jan 29 (IANS): In the backdrop of the provision of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the Karnataka High Court has granted bail to Bangladeshi Christian woman accused of being an “illegal immigrant”. A single judge bench of Justice John Michael Cunha observed there is prima facie material to show since 2002, the

‘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