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

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

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

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BJP yatra: Mamata govt challenges High Court order before division bench, hearing tomorrow

The move comes after the single bench of Justice Tapabrata Chakraborty rejected the government's decision to refuse permission for the rallies over apprehensions of communal unrest.

Calcutta High Court raps Mamata govt, asks officials to decide on BJP ‘rath yatras’ by Dec 14

Modifying a single bench order passed Wednesday, which had put the ‘rath yatras’ on hold till January 9, the division bench of Justices Biswanath Somadder and A Mukherjee lifted the injunction and disposed of the BJP’s petition.

Rath Yatra cancelled, BJP workers make do with Rash Yatra in West Bengal's Cooch Behar

Expecting a positive response from the court, the BJP had left no stone unturned to ensure all arrangements were made for its workers to reach the venue on time.

Calcutta HC directs govt to hold meeting with BJP, decide on granting permission to 'Rath Yatra'

The division bench has directed the state government officials to take a decision on their rallies by December 14 and convey the same to BJP. The division also lifted the injunction on BJP's Rath Yatra till January 9 by modifying the single bench order and disposed off the BJP's petition.

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Calcutta HC grants interim bail to Bharati Ghosh’s husband

During the bail hearing, his advocate Debasish Roy submitted that he had been falsely implicated in the case. Roy also submitted that Ghosh has received a “restraining order” on her arrest by the Supreme Court.

Calcutta High Court directs trial court to dispose applications of Kolkata Mayor's wife

Directing the Alipore trial court to dispose of the two applications within two months of communication of his order, Justice Sabyasachi Bhattacharya set aside the lower court's earlier direction in this matter.

Calcutta HC raps West Bengal government for denying employment benefits to cop

The petitioner Rahaman had also moved the State Administrative Tribunal in 2014 seeking fixation of his seniority and to get his arrears, but the application had been disposed of by SAT declining relief to him.

WB panchayat polls: SC to hear state poll panel's plea at 2 pm

Anticipating the SEC's move, the state's main opposition CPI(M) and BJP have filed a caveat before the top court saying that no ex-parte orders should be passed.

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