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Calcutta High Court


West Bengal: BJP meets Governor over ‘unconstitutional’ KMC board

May 09, 2020 5:08 am

Speaking to The Indian Express, Rahul Sinha said, “The state government has formed a board of administrators to run the Kolkata Municipal Corporation, which is unconstitutional. Moreover, it did not take the consent of the Governor who is the constitutional head of the state

Work at Calcutta HC, subordinate courts to remain suspended till April 30

April 09, 2020 3:06 pm

Apart from the high court and its circuit benches at Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Jalpaiguri, regular work will also remain suspended at the subordinate courts, the notification said.

His last wish ‘denied’, Birbhum BJP worker’s kin to approach Calcutta HC today

September 10, 2019 3:44 am

As per the family, it was BJP worker Swarup Gorai’s last wish that his body be taken to the BJP headquarters in Kolkata and so they refused to take it back to their hometown, Nanoor in Birbhum district, on Monday. But, later in the night, it was learnt that the police took the body back to Nanoor.

Calcutta High Court directs KMRCL to stop tunnel-boring work

September 04, 2019 5:24 am

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 Bowbazar area have developed cracks.

Bongaon Municipality: Hold fresh trust vote in 12 days, says HC on BJP’s plea

August 27, 2019 10:45 am

The order was passed on separate petitions moved by 11 BJP councillors who had claimed they were forcibly prevented by the police and people affiliated to Trinamool Congress from participating in the trust vote on July 16.

Calcutta High Court quashes notice for meeting to remove Bidhannagar mayor

July 17, 2019 9:27 pm

Justice Samapti Chattopadhyay directed the BMC chairperson to convene the meeting on the basis of a requisition by 35 of the civic body's 41 councillors expressing 'no confidence' in Dutta.

Calcutta High Court admits petition challenging removal of La Martiniere schools' board members

July 04, 2019 10:13 pm

Two of the oldest schools in the country, the La Martiniere for Boys' and Girls' are among the most prestigious educational institutions in Kolkata.

Chargesheet in Narada sting case likely in a month, CBI tells Calcutta High Court

March 29, 2019 8:15 pm

In the sting operation, which was claimed to have been carried out in 2014, some persons resembling senior TMC leaders are seen accepting money from the representatives of a fictitious company in return for favours.

BJP to move Supreme Court challenging Calcutta HC's stay on rath yatra

December 22, 2018 8:53 pm

BJP President Dilip Ghosh said the party will continue to hold protest meets to condemn the state government’s attempts to stall the rath yatras. The party was scheduled to begin its rath yatras from December 7.

Calcutta HC stays single bench order on BJP yatras

December 22, 2018 5:27 am

The single-judge bench Thursday had said that courts can “interfere” if the administration exercises its discretionary power in a “whimsical and unreasonable manner”.