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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Tripura High Court


Akil Kureshi sworn in as new chief justice of Tripura High Court

November 16, 2019 9:36 pm

Justice Kureshi has succeeded Chief Justice Sanjoy Karol, who has been appointed as Chief Justice of the High Court of Patna.

Tripura High Court upholds life term of 12 for murdering Congress MLA 36 years ago

November 01, 2019 6:25 pm

The high court also awarded a life term to Satya Ranjan Das, who was earlier acquitted by the trial court. One among the many accused in the case is still absconding while others died during the course of trial.

After 500 years, animal sacrifice stops at Tripurasundari Temple in Tripura: What devotees, head priest feel

October 07, 2019 1:54 pm

Animal sacrifice in the state's temples was banned by the Tripura High Court recently.

Explained: In row over HC ban on animal sacrifice, echoes of Tripura’s past

October 03, 2019 6:53 am

The court ruled that the tradition of sacrificing animals “lacks the essence of economic, commercial, political or secular character” and cannot be protected under Article 25(1) of the Constitution (Subhas Bhattacharjee vs The State of Tripura and Others).

Tripura HC bans animal sacrifice in temples with immediate effect

September 27, 2019 10:35 pm

A division bench was hearing a PIL signed in 2018, seeking whether the animal sacrifice in state temples is a secular act and whether prohibiting the practice would infringe the fundamental right to follow and propagate religion. 

Collegium changes decision: Justice Kureshi goes to Tripura, not MP

September 21, 2019 11:52 am

The Collegium went though them and decided to reiterate its recommendation to recommend his elevation as Chief Justice but with the change that it will be to the Tripura High Court instead of MP as decided earlier.

Tripura tree felling case: Three Forest Department officials suspended

June 05, 2019 9:50 pm

Speaking to on Wednesday, Rastogi said, “Adequate measures were not taken for frequent felling. We have suspended people who had jurisdiction in the area. Enquiry is still on and we are expecting more expose soon. More action is likely to be taken as soon as investigation is completed.”

Tripura High Court rejects anticipatory bail plea of MLA accused of rape

June 01, 2019 6:38 pm

Public Prosecutor Babul Chowdhury told reporters that the accused MLA was absconding and several attempts to arrest him had failed. The MLA has, however, maintained that he is innocent and was being framed.

Tripura HC seeks EC reply on writ for fresh elections in West Tripura

May 18, 2019 2:50 pm

Dutta’s writ with the High Court was filed after a previous petition filed in the Supreme Court for urgent hearing on similar grounds was turned down, asking him to take up the issue with the High Court.

Tripura High Court holds late night hearing, cancels bail of accused for attacking doctor

April 13, 2019 4:24 pm

Dr. Dipankar Debnath, the victim was dragged by a group of people and thrashed in the public eye early morning on Thursday. He was left unconscious in front of Agartala City Centre, nearly 100 yards away from the hospital.