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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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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”.

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.

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