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Tripura High Court


Tripura HC asks government to shut shops illegally selling wild animals, birds

November 18, 2021 9:55 pm

In an order issued Tuesday, High Court Chief Justice Indrajit Mahanty and Justice S G Chattopadhyay observed that all twelve owners of the unlicensed pet shops were asked to procure due license from the State Animal Welfare Board but they didn’t comply.

Webinar on ‘Gandhian influence on law’: ‘Law may be made validly but has to be just’

October 03, 2021 2:52 am

Speaking on how Mahatma Gandhi pleaded guilty of sedition charges in 1922, justice Kureshi said that Gandhi insisted that the law itself is not enough but it must have moral authority to rule.

Tripura High Court seeks video footage of DM Shailesh Yadav disrupting weddings

May 04, 2021 12:31 pm

A division bench comprising Chief Justice Akil Kureshi and Justice SG Chattopadhyay on Monday passed the directions after hearing a petition filed by a priest who was called to solemnise the marriage.

Junior ally in Tripura government announces 1st list of candidates for tribal council polls, BJP miffed

March 08, 2021 12:11 am

Just two days back, the IPFT, in a surprise move, chose to keep away from a proposed joint rally with Tipraha Indigenous Peoples Regional Alliance (TIPRA), the font helmed by Debbarma, leaving him teary-eyed on stage.

Ten months after being deferred, Tripura tribal council to poll on April 4

March 02, 2021 9:27 pm

Addressing a press conference at state capital Agartala in the evening, State Election Commissioner Manik Lal Dey said the polls would be notified by the returning officers concerned on March 4, Thursday.

Tripura HC asks govt to explain why it denied protest nod to sacked teachers

February 11, 2021 10:20 pm

The state government was asked to respond by March 1 to a writ petition filed by the teachers after being denied permission to resume their protest from February 3.

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).