Category: Calcutta High Court

Calcutta HC asks metro corp for feasibility report on moving tunnel-boring machine at Bowbazar.

Source – Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Friday asked the metro rail corporation to submit expert opinions by November 15 on the feasibility of moving a tunnel-boring machine at Bowbazar, where an aquifer burst during tunnelling led to the collapse of several houses in August. The Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation said the boring machine

SC dismisses appeal against Calcutta HC order discharging accused in abetment of suicide case.

Source – New Delhi, The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a plea by West Bengal Police challenging a Calcutta High Court”s verdict discharging an accused in an alleged abetment of suicide case by holding that terming the woman a “call girl” cannot be interpreted to be an act of instigating. A bench of justices

Stay on East West Metro work extended till November 8

Source: Calcutta High Court division bench on Tuesday extended the order restraining the resumption of East-West Metro’s tunnel-boring work in the Bowbazar area till November 8. The division bench of Chief Justice T.B.N. Radhakrishnan and Justice Arijit Banerjee asked the state government and the Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation, the project’s implementing agency, to file

Calcutta High Court directs KMRCL to stop tunnel-boring work

Source: The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday directed KMRCL to suspend its underground construction till further orders. The KMRCL told the Calcutta HC that it had already stopped the underground construction for East West Metro corridor, following Sunday’s damage to several houses in central Kolkata during a tunnel-boring work. Several buildings in the congested

Calcutta High Court grants protection from arrest to Mukul Roy till September 5 in cheating case

Source: KOLKATA: The Calcutta High Court on Thursday granted protection from arrest till September 5 to senior BJP leader Mukul Roy in connection with a case of alleged payout for a railway panel membership. Roy moved the high court seeking anticipatory bail in the case of cheating filed by one Santu Ganguly against Baban