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Calcutta HC Slams CBI for 'Carelessness, Negligence' in Handling of National Treasures(30.06.2017)

Calcutta High Court has rapped Central Bureau of Investigation for not complying with Court orders to relocate Buddhist religious manuscripts and arte.....

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Calcutta HC Upholds Senior Citizen's Right to Reside in His Own House(26.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has reiterated that the right of a senior citizen to exclusively reside in his own house and also direct the eviction of his son a.....

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Calcutta HC Directs State to Devise SOP to Ensure Genuine Cattle Trade(28.06.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed the West Bengal State Government to devise a Standard Operating Procedure to ensure that genuine cattle trade within .....

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Calcutta HC Initiates Departmental Proceedings Against IO for Conducting Biased Investigation(12.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has reprimanded the concerned Investigating Officer for conducting a 'biased, wholly misdirected and fully tainted' investigation .....

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Calcutta High Court: High Court Has Responsibility to Protect Honest Businessmen(19.07.2019)

Calcutta High Court has observed that the inherent powers of the Court should be used in appropriate cases to meet the ends of justice. The Court whil.....

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Calcutta HC Extends Interim Orders Passed By It and Subordinate Courts Till June 30(26.04.2021)

Calcutta High Court has extended the interim orders till 30th June, 2021 passed by the Court, in view of the recent Covid surge and restricted functio.....

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Calcutta High Court Revokes Mamata's Government's Ban on Idol Immersion(21.09.2017)

Calcutta high court has revoked Mamata Banerjee Government's ban on immersion of Durga idols during Muharram and said the state cannot pass such order.....

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Calcutta HC Issues Notice on Challenge Against Constitutionality of Rule 86A of CGST Rules(30.06.2021)

Calcutta High Court has issued notice to Union as well as State Government in plea challenging the constitutional validity of Rule 86A of the Central .....

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Calcutta HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Validity of Taxation and Other Laws Act, 2020(19.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has issued notice on a plea challenging the constitutional validity of the provisions of The Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation a.....

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Calcutta HC Issues Interim Stay on Teacher Recruitment Process for Upper Primary Schools(02.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has imposed an interim stay on West Bengal government's ongoing process of recruitment of teachers for primary schools till the ne.....

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Calcutta High Court Irks over Holding of Political Rallies on Weekdays(07.10.2015)

Calcutta High Court has irked over holding of rallies in central district of metropolis on weekdays blocking traffic and directed all political partie.....

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Calcutta High Court: Property Buyer Cannot Claim Damages For Loss by Metro Work(19.06.2017)

Calcutta High Court has held that if work on metro railway causes any damage or injury to any land or building, it is the person having subsisting int.....

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Calcutta HC Grants Bails to Rakhal Bera for alleged Participation in Job Racket(03.08.2021)

Calcutta High Court has granted bail to BJP MLA Suvendu Adhikari's aide Rakhal Bera who had been arrested for his alleged participation in a job racke.....

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Calcutta High Court Dismisses Plea Seeking CBI Probe in Fake Vaccination Camp Case(12.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has dismissed a plea seeking Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe in the case of fake COVID-19 vaccination camps. The accus.....

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Calcutta High Court Lifts Stay on Asset Sales of Eveready and McLeod Russel(03.12.2019)

Calcutta High Court has lifted its temporary injunction on the sale of assets by group companies McLeod Russel and Eveready Industries. Eveready has .....

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Calcutta High Court: Inconvenience of Wife Treated as Prime Consideration in Matrimonial Suit(16.01.2020)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that if a Transfer Petition under Section 24 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 is sought by a wife during matrimonial.....

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Calcutta High Court: Accused not Required to be in Country While Seeking Anticipatory Bail(30.08.2019)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that an application for pre-arrest bail could not be said to be non-maintainable merely because the accused was abroad w.....

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Calcutta HC Restrains Special Audit of Bank Headed by BJP MLA Suvendu Adhikari(19.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has held that the West Bengal government's Co-operative Department shall not conduct a special audit of the Contai Cooperative Ban.....

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Calcutta HC Extends Interim Stay on Teacher Recruitment Process for Upper Primary Schools(05.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has extended the interim stay imposed on the West Bengal government's ongoing process of recruitment of teachers for primary schoo.....

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Calcutta High Court Stays West Bengal Panchayat Polls(13.04.2018)

Calcutta High Court has stalled the ongoing process of panchayat elections in West Bengal till further orders.

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Calcutta HC: Secured Creditor Cannot Invoke S. 14 of SARFAESI Act After Sale of Secured Asset(04.09.2017)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that a secured creditor cannot maintain an application u/s 14 of Securitization and Reconstruction of Financial Assets a.....

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Calcutta HC Quashes FIR Against Journalist for His Tweet Questioning Govt's COVID Quarantine Policy(13.09.2021)

Calcutta High Court has quashed a First Information Report registered against a port-Blair journalist, Zubair Ahmad for his tweet questioning the COVI.....

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Calcutta High Court Declines to Pass Interim Order on Doctors’ Strike(14.06.2019)

Calcutta High Court has declined to pass any interim order on the strike by junior doctors at state-run hospitals in protest against the attack on two.....

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Calcutta HC: Choosing Foreign Law Would Not Exclude Application u/s 9 Arbitration Act(05.08.2021)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that choosing foreign law to govern arbitration would not, by itself, exclude the application of Section 9 of the Arbitr.....

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Calcutta HC Lifts Stay on Teacher Recruitment Process for Upper Primary Schools(12.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has lifted the interim stay order that had been imposed on the West Bengal government's ongoing process of recruitment of teachers.....

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Calcutta HC Refuses Relief on Plea Alleging Disrespect of Goddess Durga By Alleged Display of Shoes(18.10.2021)

Calcutta High Court has refused to grant any relief on a plea filed against the alleged display of shoes in a Durga Puja Pandal in the Dum Dum area of.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response on Printing of Subhash Chandra Bose's Picture on Currency Notes(14.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has sought the Union government's response in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking directions to print images of Netaji Subh.....

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Calcutta HC Directs Parents to Pay Outstanding School Fees to Educational Institutions(09.08.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed parents to pay at least 50 percent of the outstanding school fees failing which the Court will mull over allowing edu.....

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Calcutta High Court: Finding Fact of Settlement Commission Not Open to Judicial Review(19.06.2017)

Calcutta High Court has held that a finding of fact made by Settlement Commission is not open to judicial review unless it is established that such fi.....

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Calcutta HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Appointment of TMC MLA Mukul Roy as PAC Chairman(02.08.2021)

Calcutta High Court has issued notice on a plea challenging TMC MLA Mukul Roy's appointment as the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of .....

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Calcutta HC Quashes No Confidence Motion Against Nandigram Panchayat President(09.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has quashed a 'no confidence' motion initiated against Pabitra Kar, President of Boyal-I, Gram Panchayat in the District of Purba .....

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Calcutta High Court Quashes Mamata Govt's Refusal to Permit BJP Rally in Bengal(11.01.2018)

Calcutta High Court has allowed BJP's Yuva Morcha to take out a rally in the state. The order was passed by setting aside the Bengal police's last min.....

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Calcutta HC Recommends Action Against District Judge for Material Irregularity in Judicial Order(16.01.2020)

Calcutta High Court has recommended administrative action against a District Judge for material irregularity and impropriety in a judicial order. The .....

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Calcutta HC: Section 9 Arbitration Act Will Apply to Foreign Arbitration Unless Expressly Excluded(06.08.2021)

Calcutta High Court has held that choosing foreign law to govern an arbitration would not in itself exclude the application of Section 9 of the Arbitr.....

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Calcutta High Court Increases Protection to Former Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar Till July 22(03.07.2019)

Calcutta High Court has extended till July 22 the protection granted to former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar from the CBI taking any coerci.....

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Calcutta HC Pronounces Verdict in Plea Alleging State Inaction in Post Poll Violence Case(20.08.2021)

Calcutta High has pronounced the verdict in a batch of petitions alleging State inaction against the alleged acts of violence unleashed by members of .....

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Calcutta HC: Unreasoned Arbitral Awards are Opposed to Public Policy Under Section 34 of A&C Act(21.01.2020)

Calcutta High Court has set aside an arbitral award that was found to be bereft of proper reasoning and application of mind. The Court has held that a.....

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Calcutta High Court Seeks Response from West Bengal Government on Medical Services(24.11.2021)

Calcutta High Court has sought response from the West Bengal government on the medical services provided under its Swasthya Sathi scheme, a subsidized.....

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Calcutta HC Orders to Stop Payment of Salary to Illegally Appointed Group-D Non-Teaching Staff(26.11.2021)

Calcutta High Court has ordered the West Bengal Central School Service Commission to immediately stop the payment of salary to the 25 appointees of Gr.....

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Calcutta HC: If Sanction Is Granted on Same Facts, Then Court Has Power to Add/ Alter Charge(15.06.2017)

Calcutta High Court has observed that if any sanction has been granted for prosecution on same facts, Court has power to add or alter the charge in re.....

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Calcutta HC Refuses to Interfere in Ongoing Investigation in Cattle and Coal Smuggling Case(29.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has refused to interfere in the ongoing investigation being conducted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the cattle a.....

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Calcutta HC to Decide on Permitting Schools to Expel Students for Fees Default(05.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has said that it will decide on permitting school authorities to expel students for non-payment of fees in the absence of good cau.....

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Calcutta High Court : Police Not Sincere in Arresting TMC Member(28.01.2016)

Calcutta High Court has observed that police were not sincere in their attempt to arrest Kaizar Ahmed, a South 24 Parganas district zilla parishad mem.....

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SC Issues Notice on Calcutta HC's Challenge Against Judgment Modifying Senior Designation Guidelines(15.01.2020)

Supreme Court has issued a notice on a Petition filed by the Calcutta High Court challenging its own judgment that allowed in part the challenge to it.....

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Calcutta High Court Stays Arrest Warrant Against Shashi Tharoor for Hindu Pakistan Remark(23.08.2019)

Calcutta High Court has stayed a bailable arrest warrant against Congress MP Shashi Tharoor for his remark on creation of a 'Hindu Pakistan'.

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Calcutta High Court Summons Medical Council Registrar(14.06.2019)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Registrar of the West Bengal Medical Council to appear before this court personally on July 2 with the documents .....

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Calcutta HC Stays Arrest of Ex-TMC Member in 13 FIRs Registered Against Him(12.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has restrained the West Bengal Police from arresting a Bharatiya Janta Party Leader, who was earlier with TMC, in connection with .....

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Calcutta HC Grants Anticipatory Bail to BJP Leader, RSS Members in Assault Case(18.10.2021)

Calcutta High Court has granted anticipatory bail to BJP Leader, Kailash Vijayvargiya, RSS member Jisnu Basu, and Pradeep Joshi in an assault case in .....

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Calcutta HC Publishes Action Plan for Judicial Officers to Reduce Pendency of Cases(11.08.2021)

Calcutta High Court has published an 'Action Plan' for judicial officers in order to reduce the pendency of cases in subordinate judiciary. The Action.....

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Calcutta HC Quashes Allotment of Plot by West Bengal HIDCO to Former Cricketer(29.09.2021)

Calcutta High Court has quashed the allotment of a plot by the West Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation (HIDCO) to former cricketer .....

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Calcutta High Court: Married Daughter Can Get Dead Parent's Job(14.09.2017)

Calcutta High Court has paved the way for married daughters to be recruited in government jobs on compassionate grounds should a parent die while in s.....

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Calcutta High Court Allows Bail to Lifer in Jail for 20 Years(01.08.2019)

Calcutta High Court has granted bail to a lifer who had been in jail for the past 20 years for allegedly shooting at a jewellery trader, snatching his.....

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Calcutta HC: Act of Dragging Orna, Pulling Hand, Proposing to Marry Not Sexual Assault(01.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has held that the act of dragging orna (women scarf), pulling hand of the victim and proposing her to marry does not come within t.....

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Calcutta HC Orders Compensation for Nepali Man Who Remained in Prison Sans Trial(09.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has granted Rs. 5 Lakh as compensation to a Nepali man who remained in prison for over 41 years and was released in March 2021 fol.....

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Calcutta High Court Questions Election Commission for Expediting Bhowanipore Bypolls(24.09.2021)

Calcutta High Court has refused to take on record the affidavit filed by the Election Commission of India (ECI) in the Public Interest Litigation (PIL.....

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Calcutta HC: Mere Solitary Incident Not Sufficient Ground to Transfer Proceedings(03.06.2021)

Calcutta High Court has stated that a mere solitary incident would not be a sufficient ground for allowing transfer of proceedings in Narada Case wher.....

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Calcutta High Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Inquiry Into Dr Syama Prasad Mukherjee's Death(30.09.2021)

Calcutta High Court has dismissed a plea seeking an inquiry into the mysterious death of the founder of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh (BJS) Dr. Syama Prasa.....

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Calcutta HC Declines to Interfere in Plea Moved Against Chairman of Bar Council of West Bengal(31.08.2021)

Calcutta High Court has declined to interfere in a plea moved against the Chairman of the Bar Council of West Bengal over the recent letter addressed .....

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Calcutta HC: Preventive Detention Must Not be Used as Added Tool to Curtail Judicial Decisions(12.11.2021)

Calcutta High Court has set aside an order of preventive detention passed under the Prevention of Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic S.....

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Calcutta HC Directs to Pay Amount to Consumer for Unauthorised Disconnection of Electricity(08.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed the West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company (WBSEDCL) to pay an amount to the tune of Rs. 6,07,000 to a co.....

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Calcutta HC Directs State to Permit Transgenders to Appear for Recruitment Examination(01.10.2021)

Calcutta High Court has provided relief to a transgender applicant who had filed a petition alleging that the online application form that is required.....

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Calcutta HC Appoints Former Chief Justice Manjula Chellur to Head Probe in Post Poll Violence Cases(03.09.2021)

Calcutta High Court has notified that Justice Manjula Chellur, former Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court would head the Special Investigation Te.....

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Calcutta HC Allows Restricted Immersion Processions to Take Place for Jagasddhatri Puja(12.11.2021)

Calcutta High Court has allowed for restricted immersion procession to take place for Jagaddhatri puja following all Covid-19 protocol. The Court was .....

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Calcutta HC: Section 44 (3) UAPA Act Mandates Courts to Undertake Protection of Identity of Witness(08.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that Section 44 (3) of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (UAPA) mandate Courts to undertake measures to .....

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Calcutta HC: Non-Profit Organization Utilizing Profits for Furtherance of Purpose, Charitable Activit(07.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that when a Company has been established as a non-profit organization under the Companies Act, 2013 and its profits are .....

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Calcutta HC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Delayed Investigation in Criminal Cases(10.06.2021)

Calcutta High Court has taken suo moto cognizance regarding Delayed Investigation in Criminal Cases. The Court has noted that as per the information r.....

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Calcutta HC: Petition U/s 482 CrPC To Quash Domestic Violence Proceedings Maintainable(01.10.2021)

Calcutta High Court has had the opportunity to expound in detail on the question whether an order passed by a Magistrate in a proceeding under Section.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response in Plea Seeking Adequate Ration and Financial Assistance for Sex Workers(02.09.2021)

Calcutta High Court has issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) highlighting the plight of sex workers in West Bengal who have been left i.....

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Calcutta HC Dismisses PIL Challenging WB Govt's Decision to Reopen Schools from November 16(12.11.2021)

Calcutta High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition challenging the decision of the West Bengal government to reopen schools.....

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Calcutta HC: Benefit of Family Pension Cannot be Extended to Widowed Daughter(08.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that the benefit of family pension cannot be extended to a widowed daughter of a pensioner who was married at the tim.....

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Calcutta HC Allows Congress MLA Facing Criminal Charges to Fly Abroad to Pursue PhD(11.01.2017)

Calcutta High Court has granted permission to Santipur's Congress MLA Arindam Bhattacharya, who is facing several charges including rioting, to pursue.....

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Calcutta HC Directs Strict Implementation of COVID Guidelines During Election(14.04.2021)

Calcutta High Court has issued directions to the District Magistrate of all districts and Chief Election Officer, West Bengal, to ensure that COVID gu.....

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Calcutta HC: Freedom Fighter's Widowed/Divorced Daughters Having No Income Entitled to His Pension(12.04.2021)

Calcutta High Court has declared Clause 5.2.5 of the Guidelines for Disbursement of Central Samman Pensions followed by Authorized Public Sector Banks.....

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Calcutta HC Directs CBI to Appear Before WB Speaker For Submitting Chargesheets Against MLAs(05.10.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed an officer of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to appear before the Speaker of the West Bengal Legislative A.....

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Calcutta HC Imposes Cost on Visva Bharati University for Failure to File Affidavit(31.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has imposed costs to the tune of Rs 10,000 on the authorities of Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan for its repeated failure t.....

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Calcutta HC: Section 173(8) CrPC No Bar for Writ Courts from Passing Further Directions(27.01.2021)

Calcutta High Court has held that Section 173 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 deals with Report of police officer on completion of investigati.....

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Calcutta High Court Questions Appointment Criteria of Civic Police Volunteers(08.03.2017)

Calcutta High Court has questioned criteria for appointing 1.30 lakh civic police volunteers by West Bengal Government, wondering how 1,351 candidates.....

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Calcutta HC Disposes of PIL Raising Apprehension Over Conduction of Free and Fair Election(02.03.2021)

Calcutta High Court has disposed of a Public Interest Litigation that raised apprehension over conducting free and fair election in the State of West .....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response in PIL Seeking Establishment of Special Courts for NDPS Cases(17.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has sought response from the State government in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition seeking the establishment of Special .....

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Calcutta HC: Discretionary Scope to Stay Award u/s 19 MSME Act Wider Than u/s 36(3) Arbitration Act(30.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that the scope of discretion upon a Court to stay an award or a decree under Section 19 of the Micro, Small and Medium En.....

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Calcutta HC: CBI More Independent Agency to Probe Narada Sting Operation(19.01.2017)

Calcutta High Court has said that CBI will be a more independent agency to probe Narada sting operation than an agency under State Government.

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Calcutta HC: No Activity Involving Human Intervention to Take Place in Sundarban Biosphere Area(17.03.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed to prohibit all activities in the areas, namely, Sundarban Biosphere Area, Sundarban Tiger Reserve, and the adjoining.....

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Calcutta HC: Private Unaided Educational Institutions Amenable to Writ Jurisdiction(02.06.2021)

Calcutta High Court has held that private unaided educational institutions discharge public function under the Right to Education (RTE) Act, 2009 and .....

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Calcutta HC Issues Directions to Augment Security of Suvendu Adhikari(21.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has issued a host of directions to address a plea moved by BJP MLA and Leader of the Opposition Suvendu Adhikari alleging that the.....

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Calcutta High Court Declines BJP's Plea to Deploy Central Forces For Kolkata Municipal Elections(16.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has declined a plea moved by the Bharathiya Janata Party (BJP) seeking deployment of Central Forces for the upcoming Kolkata Munic.....

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Calcutta HC Issues Notice to NHRC for Committee for People Displaced in Post-Poll Violence(05.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has issued notice to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the State Legal Services Authority (SLSA) in connection with .....

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SERVICE - Amended SC-ST Act Doesn't Limit Court's Jurisdiction to Grant Anticipatory Bail: Calcutta HC(01.03.2019)

Calcutta High Court has granted anticipatory bail to a journalist who was charged under Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocitie.....

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Calcutta HC: No Bar in CPC/ Arbitration Act for Accepting Immovable Property as Security(22.03.2021)

Calcutta High Court has held that there is no bar in the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 or under the Arbitration Act, 1996, in accepting immovable prop.....

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Calcutta High Court, Subordinate Courts to Remain Closed for Summer Vacations from May 3(03.05.2021)

Calcutta High Court has decided to prepone the summer vacations starting from 24th May 2021, to 3rd May, 2021. The decision has been taken keeping in .....

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Calcutta HC Grants Police Protection to Senior Citizen Against Alleged Harassment(21.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has granted police protection to a senior citizen against the alleged harassment perpetrated by her son and daughter-in-law in a p.....

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Calcutta High Court Upholds Vires of State Government's Duare Ration Scheme(24.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has upheld the vires of the ambitious meal scheme of the West Bengal Government, the Duare Ration Scheme which essentially seeks t.....

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Calcutta HC Directs State Government to Hand Over Terminally Ill Prisoners to Next of Kins(11.01.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed State Government to hand over Terminally Ill Prisoners identified by it in its affidavit dated 09th October, 2020 to .....

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Calcutta HC Judge, J. Karnan Convicts CJI, Seven Judges Under SC/ST Act for Harassing Dalit Judge(09.05.2017)

Calcutta High Court's Justice C S Karnan has "sentenced" Chief Justice of India J S Khehar and seven Supreme Court Judges to five years' imprisonment .....

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Calcutta HC Sets Aside Order Removing Blind Professor on Grounds of Physical Disability(25.02.2021)

Calcutta High Court has set aside an order removing a blind Professor from the position of Head of the Bengali Department by the Haringhata Mahavidyal.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Replies on PIL Plea Seeking Postponement of Polls in 4 Municipal Corporations(12.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has sought replies from the West Bengal State Election Commission and State Government on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) plea .....

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Calcutta HC: Granting Bail to Accused Due to Delayed Filing of Chargesheet, Matter of Concern(19.05.2020)

Calcutta High Court has expressed that the failure in recording judicial statements under Section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 on accou.....

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Calcutta High Court: Respect Elders or else Find Separate Accommodation(11.01.2017)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that children living in their parents’ house have to listen to them and respect them, or else find their own separate ac.....

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Calcutta HC Stays Criminal Proceedings Against Amit Shah for 'Defamatory' Speech(01.04.2019)

Calcutta High Court has stayed the criminal proceedings against BJP President and Rajya Sabha MP Amit Shah,in a defamation case against him.

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Calcutta HC Registers Suo Moto Case to Monitor Mentally Ill Prisoners in Sheela Barse Case(02.04.2021)

Calcutta High Court has registered a suo moto case to monitor the mental health and other allied matters of various convicts and undertrial prisoners .....

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Calcutta High Court Stays Proceedings Against Amit Malviya In A Case Filed By Kolkata Police(04.10.2021)

Calcutta High Court has stayed all proceedings in a case lodged against Amit Malviya for "fraudulently" downloading information from Kolkata Police's .....

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Calcutta HC Directs AO Re-Consider Matter and Pass Speaking Order Within 12 Weeks(25.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court, while quashing a non-speaking order passed by the income tax department under section 143 of the Income Tax Act, 1961, has direct.....

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Calcutta High Court Upholds Conviction of Man for Raping Girl Aged Below 16 Yrs(31.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has upheld the conviction of a man for the offence of rape after observing that the consent of the minor victim is immaterial as s.....

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Calcutta HC Passes Injunction Order Restraining Activities on River Banks, Alluvial Landscapes Etc(20.04.2021)

Calcutta High Court has passed an order of an injunction restraining any activity on the lands which are river banks or alluvial landscapes or alluvia.....

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Calcutta High Court Cancels Madan Mitra's Bail, Accused in Saradha Scam(20.11.2015)

Calcutta High Court has accepted petition of Central Bureau of Investigation seeking cancellation of bail granted to Trinamool Congress leader Madan M.....

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Calcutta High Court Permits E-Payment of Court Fees from July 15(14.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has permitted e-payment of Court Fees from 15th July, 2021 for the original and appellate side as well as its Circuit Bench at Jal.....

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Calcutta High Court Extends Interim Orders Passed By It and Subordinate Courts Till July 20(30.06.2021)

Calcutta High Court has extended interim orders of stay passed by the Court which were due to expire during the ongoing Covid restrictions further til.....

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Calcutta High Court Pulls Up State Govt Over Trust Vote in Civic Body(22.07.2019)

Calcutta High Court took to task the State Government and the North 24 Pargana Municipality of Bongaon for not following in letter and spirit its earl.....

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Calcutta High Court: Strict Rules of Evidence not Required to be Followed in Domestic Enquiries(11.12.2019)

Calcutta High Court while dismissing a writ petition said that it is a settled law that in domestic enquiries strict rules of evidence is not required.....

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Calcutta High Court Grants Protection from Arrest to Mukul Roy Till Sept 5 in Cheating Case(30.08.2019)

Calcutta High Court has granted protection from arrest till September 5 to senior BJP leader Mukul Roy in connection with a case of alleged payout for.....

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Calcutta High Court Issues Notice on Plea Challenging IT Rules 2021(01.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has issued notice in the plea challenging the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and digital Media ethic code) Rules,.....

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Calcutta HC Extends All Interim Orders Passed By It & Courts Subordinate to It Till August 20(19.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has extended the life of all interim orders passed by the High Court and courts subordinate to it, including the Tribunals till 20.....

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Calcutta HC Directs State to File Report on Withdrawal of Security of BJP MLA Suvendu Adhikari(02.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed the West Bengal State government to submit a comprehensive report on the State government's withdrawal of security of.....

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Calcutta High Court Stays Poll Panel Flip-flop on Panchayat Polls(11.04.2018)

Calcutta High Court has stayed an order of the State Election Commission [SEC] recalling its previous one extending the deadline for filing of nominat.....

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Calcutta HC: Advertise Animal Slaughter Norms in Print & Electronic Media(04.09.2017)

Calcutta High Court has directed West Bengal Government to advertise the norms and guidelines related to animal slaughter in print and the electronic .....

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Calcutta High Court Provides Ease to Untrained TET Aspirants(17.08.2015)

Calcutta High Court has allowed teacher aspirants without teaching degrees to appear for Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) examination scheduled to be h.....

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Calcutta HC Grants Time to WB Government to Submit Reply to Final Report by NHRC(22.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has granted time to the West Bengal state government to submit a reply to the final report submitted by the Committee of the Natio.....

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Calcutta HC Takes Cognizance of Media Report on Mismanagement, Wastage of Medicines(25.06.2021)

Calcutta High Court takes cognizance of a media report regarding apprehension of waste of medicines in Government Hospitals in the State after observi.....

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Calcutta High Court: Sex Workers Should not be Arrested, or Treated as Accused(12.08.2019)

Calcutta High Court has directed that sex workers exploited for commercial sex should not be arrayed as accused for offences under the Immoral Traffic.....

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#Hit-And-Run Case: Calcutta High Court Raps Trial Court for Discharging Ex-MLA(03.08.2017)

Calcutta High Court has ordered trial of former RJD MLA Mohd. Sohrab for allegedly shielding his son Sambia who has been accused of killing an IAF cor.....

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Calcutta HC Directs State to Consider Inclusion of Gachhi Unorganised Workers(03.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Secretary, Labour Department, Government of West Bengal to consider a representation to include a section of unor.....

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Calcutta HC Directs State Forest Department to Ensure Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and Birds(09.12.2020)

Calcutta High Court has directed the State Forest Department to strictly ensure obedience to the laws relating to prevention of cruelty to animals and.....

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Calcutta High Court Dismisses Kunal Ghosh's Bail Plea(08.09.2015)

Calcutta High Court has dismissed bail plea of suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh, accused in multi-crore rupee Saradha chit fund scam.

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Calcutta High Court Fines BJP Leader for Trying to Settle Political Scores by Filing a Deceptive Plea(20.08.2015)

Calcutta High Court has imposed fine of Rs. 10 lakh on a BJP functionary of Calcutta for trying to “settle political scores” by filing deceptive plea .....

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Calcutta HC Dismisses Plea Seeking Direction to Permit Tableau of Netaji in Republic Day Parade(25.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has dismissed a petition seeking a direction to the Central government to permit the West Bengal tableau of Netaji Subhas Chandra .....

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Calcutta HC: Writ Petition Not Maintainable as Alternative Remedy for Challenge to GST Order(30.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has held that the writ petition not maintainable as statutory alternative remedy available for challenging Goods and Services Tax .....

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Calcutta HC Takes Suo Moto Cognisance of Alleged Murder of Social Activist Anis Khan in Amta(22.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has taken suo moto cognisance of the alleged murder of social activist Anis Khan in Amta in Howrah district. The incident led to w.....

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Calcutta HC: Residential Certificate Not A Proof of Citizenship(22.04.2021)

Calcutta High Court has observed that residential certificate is not a proof of citizenship as the same can be obtained by any resident, being an Indi.....

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Calcutta High Court Tells Bengal Government: Don't Draw Line Between Hindus-Muslims(21.09.2017)

Calcutta High Court, while questioning West Bengal government's curbs on Durga idol immersion, has said that State cannot hinder a citizen's right to .....

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Calcutta HC Issues Notice in Mamata Banerjee's Election Petition Against Nandigram Results(15.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has issued notice to Suvendu Adhikari, the elected candidate of BJP on the election petition filed by West Bengal Chief Minister M.....

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Calcutta HC Allows Applications Filed by WB Govt, CM Mamata Banerjee for Accepting Affidavits(30.06.2021)

Calcutta High Court has allowed the applications filed by State of West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, and the State Law Minister Moloy Ghata.....

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Calcutta High Court Extends Interim Protection from Arrest to Former Kolkata Cop Rajeev Kumar(22.07.2019)

Calcutta High Court has extended by one week an interim protection from arrest granted to former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar in connectio.....

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Calcutta HC Orders Govt. to Give Compensation Details(29.09.2015)

Calcutta High Court has ordered Calcutta Government to submit entire records of Justice Shyamal Sen Commission relating to compensation of Saradha vic.....

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Calcutta High Court Stays Criminal Proceeding Against Union Minister Babulal Supriyo(21.03.2017)

Calcutta High Court has stayed proceedings and non-bailable arrest warrant a City Court had issued against Union minister from Bengal Babul Supriyo fo.....

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CRIMINAL - TMC MLA Murder Case: Calcutta HC Extends Anticipatory Bail to Mukul Roy for 8 More Weeks(06.03.2019)

Calcutta High Court has extended, by eight-week, protection from arrest to BJP leader Mukul Roy in connection with the killing of a Trinamool Congress.....

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Calcutta HC Restrains Schools To Put Bar on Students From Taking Exams For Non-Payment of Fee(04.10.2021)

Calcutta High Court has restrained school authorities from preventing any student from taking any examination as well as carrying out rustication of s.....

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Calcutta HC Extends Time Granted to Inquiry Committee to Submit Report(15.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has extended the time granted to the Court appointed inquiry committee to submit its report in respect of the alleged irregulariti.....

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Calcutta HC Directs Income tax Department to Re-Consider on Quashing Revision Order(24.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed the income tax department to re-consider the issue and pass a speaking order within 12 weeks, while quashing an order.....

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Calcutta HC Rejects Plea Against Bengali Movie "Brahma Janen Gopon Kommoti"(16.03.2020)

Calcutta High Court has dismissed a plea challenging the release of a Bengali movie by the name of "Brahma Janen Gopon Kommoti", remarking that Hindui.....

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Calcutta High Court Sets Aside CAT Order on Sacking of IRS Official(01.07.2019)

Calcutta High Court has nullified the order of the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT)’s Kolkata Bench terming it as ‘usurpation of jurisdiction’. T.....

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Calcutta High Court Directs Shahrukh to File Affidavit in Case Against Delhi's IIPM(06.09.2019)

Calcutta High Court has directed Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan to file an affidavit explaining his relation with the Indian Institute of Planning .....

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Calcutta HC Directs Health Secretary to Meet Protesting Medical Students and Junior Doctors(26.10.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Health Secretary of the West Bengal government to meet protesting medical students and junior doctors of the R.G......

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Calcutta HC: Cancellation of GST Registration of Businesses Causes Revenue Loss to Government(16.11.2021)

Calcutta High Court has observed that cancellation of GST registration of businesses on hyper technical grounds causes revenue loss for the State and .....

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Calcutta High Court Asks 'Striking' Doctors to Reconcile(17.06.2019)

Calcutta High Court has refused to issue any specified directions in a PIL filed against ongoing doctors' strike in West Bengal and reminded the 'stri.....

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Calcutta HC Suspends Sentence of Imprisonment of Convicts on Grounds of Hearing of Appeal(20.10.2021)

Calcutta High Court has suspended the sentence of imprisonment imposed on two convicts on the ground that there lies no possibility of their appeals b.....

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Calcutta HC Extends All Interim Orders Passed By It & Courts Subordinate To It Till September 15(16.08.2021)

Calcutta High Court has extended the life of all interim orders passed by the High Court and courts subordinate to it, including the Tribunals till 15.....

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Calcutta HC: Constituted Convention to Appoint Leader of Opposition as Chairman of PAC(29.09.2021)

Calcutta High Court has observed that it is a 'constitutional convention' to appoint a leader of the Opposition as the Chairman of the Public Accounts.....

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Calcutta HC Disposes of Plea Alleging Police Inaction in Complaint Registered By Same-Sex Couple(25.08.2021)

Calcutta High Court has disposed of a plea moved by a same sex couple alleging police inaction after noting that the concerned police authorities had .....

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Calcutta HC: 'Persons Interested' Include Those Who Have Stake in Compensation Proceedings(02.03.2020)

Calcutta High Court has held that 'persons interested' in land acquisition proceedings include, not only persons who have an interest in the acquisiti.....

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Calcutta High Court Judge Accepts Recusal Plea on Ground of Being Facebook Friend with Lawyer(16.09.2019)

Calcutta High Court Judge has recused himself from a hearing a matter after a party raised objection over his being a Facebook friend of an appearing .....

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Calcutta HC: No Educational Institution to Remove Student for Non-Payment of Fees(22.06.2021)

Calcutta High Court has said that no school or academic institution shall remove any student from their rolls for non-payment or short-payment of fees.....

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Calcutta High Court: Note IMEI Number Before Handing Over Interim Custody of Stolen E-devices(15.09.2017)

Calcutta High Court has directed investigating authorities to ascertain and record the IMEI number and other product details before handing over inter.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response on Time Period to Notify Elections of Remaining Municipal Bodies(02.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has heard extensive arguments while adjudicating upon a petition moved by BJP Sate vice-president Pratap Banerjee seeking directio.....

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Calcutta HC Quashes FIR Against Mithun Chakraborty for Alleged Hate Speech, Stays Investigation(10.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has quashed the FIR registered against renowned actor and BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty by a member of the TMC party over his alle.....

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Calcutta High Court Dismisses Plea Against WB Govt 'Ration At Doorstep' Scheme(27.09.2021)

Calcutta High Court has dismissed a petition challenging the West Bengal government's newly introduced 'Duare Ration' (ration at doorstep) program hol.....

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Calcutta HC: Only Erroneous Actions of RO Interfering with Election Process Amenable to Scrutiny(15.03.2021)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that only such erroneous actions of Returning Officer, which would have the effect of interfering in the free flow of th.....

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Calcutta High Court Grants Interim Bail to 4 Trinamool Leaders in Narada Case(28.05.2021)

Calcutta High Court has granted interim bail to four Trinamool Congress leaders- Firhad Hakim, Madan Mitra, Subrata Mukherjee and Sovan Chatterjee- wh.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response in Plea Alleging Issuance of Fake Recommendation Letters in Appointments(15.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed the West Bengal Central School Service Commission to file a detailed affidavit regarding vacancies declared, recommen.....

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Calcutta HC Directs Conduct of Enquiry into Alleged Misappropriation of Govt Scheme Funds(20.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed the District Magistrate, South 24 Parganas to conduct an enquiry into the alleged misappropriation of funds allocated.....

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Calcutta HC: Reasons Recorded in 142(1) Notice Not Existing at Issue of Re-Assessment Notice(05.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that the reasons mentioned in the notice under Section 142(1) and Section 147 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 were not ex.....

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Calcutta High Court Puts Restriction on TET Merit List(02.07.2019)

Calcutta High Court has issued an interim order restraining the school service commission from publishing the merit list for appointment of assistant .....

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Calcutta High Court: Accused has Right to Remain Silent(06.09.2019)

Calcutta High Court has exonerated a convict from a murder charge by observing that Section 106 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 does not discharge th.....

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Calcutta HC: Application to Set Aside Arbitral Award Cannot Be Put on Hold Due to Invocation of IBC(20.01.2020)

Calcutta High Court has stated that an application to set aside an arbitral award under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 cannot be kept in a.....

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Calcutta HC Orders CBI Probe into Irregularities in Non-Teaching Staff Appointments(23.11.2021)

Calcutta High Court has ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to conduct a preliminary inquiry into the alleged irregularities in the appo.....

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Calcutta High Court Grants Bail to BJP Leader Rakesh Singh in NDPS Case(25.11.2021)

Calcutta High Court has granted bail to BJP leader Rakesh Singh who had been arrested by the Kolkata police in connection with his alleged involvement.....

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Calcutta HC Directs State to File Affidavit in Plea Regarding Surge of Covid Cases(11.05.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed the State Government to file an affidavit disclosing the exact state of affairs as well as the facilities, medicines,.....

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Calcutta High Court Junks Request Against Abuse by Bengal Cops Over Ram Chant(01.07.2019)

Calcutta High Court has rejected two petitions filed by BJP workers alleging continued police harassment for chanting ‘Jai Shri Ram’ during CM Mamata .....

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Calcutta HC Puts Madan Mitra under House Arrest in Saradha Chit Fund Scam(06.11.2015)

Calcutta High Court has ordered that Bengal transport and Sports Minister, Madan Mitra, an accused in the Rs 2,500-crore Saradha Chit Fund scam, to be.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response from Suvendu Adhikari in Election Petition Against Nandigram Results(16.11.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed Suvendu Adhikari to submit a written submission stipulating the reasons for seeking such a transfer of the hearing of.....

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Calcutta High Court Deprecates Lawyers Strike(28.12.2019)

Calcutta High Court has taken strong exception to the lawyer’s strike and has warned that any obstruction to Judges, police personnel or other public .....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response in PIL Alleging Non-Implementation of RERA in West Bengal(23.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has sought response from the State government in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) alleging that members of Real Estate Regulator.....

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Calcutta High Court Scales Down Criminal Charges in AMRI Hospital Fire Tragedy Case(06.07.2017)

Calcutta High Court has scaled down charge of culpable homicide to that of causing death by negligence against a cardiologist who was a former license.....

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Calcutta HC Grants Time to West Bengal Government to Submit Supplementary Affidavit(28.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has granted time to the West Bengal government to submit its supplementary affidavit in response to report of the Committee of the.....

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Calcutta HC Directs Rahul Shivshankar in Probe Over 'Defamatory' Audiotape on Abhishek Banerjee(29.06.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed Times Now news channel's Editor-in-Chief, Rahul Shivshankar to appear through Video Conferencing mode in probe over t.....

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Calcutta HC Stays TDS Collection Under Section 194N Income Tax Act Till Sep 30(12.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has passed an interim order restraining the Income Tax Department from collecting Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) under section 194N.....

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Calcutta High Court: Demolish Concrete Structures at Base of Trees(22.07.2019)

Calcutta High Court has held that the concrete base built around trees by the city roads should be abolished so that the roots could access water, soi.....

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Calcutta High Court Directs Police To Grant Permission For BJP Rally(02.02.2018)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Kolkata Police to grant permission for a public meeting by the BJP in the Garden Reach area in the western part o.....

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Calcutta HC Orders District Magistrate to Act as Impartial Authority and Steer from Political Motivat(16.12.2020)

Calcutta High Court has ordered the District Magistrate of Cooch Behar District in West Bengal, to act as an impartial authority and to steer away fro.....

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Calcutta HC: Arbitral Award Holder’s Claim Would Extinguish on Approval of Resolution Plan(10.05.2021)

Calcutta High Court has stated that an arbitral award-holder's claim would stand extinguished upon the approval of a Resolution Plan for the award-deb.....

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Calcutta HC: Remedy Under SARFAESI Act Subject To Provisions Of Limitation Act(11.07.2017)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that any remedy under Securitization and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 20.....

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Calcutta HC Directs Proceedings Against Recovery Officer for Rejecting Claim of Jute Mill Worker(16.11.2021)

Calcutta High Court has come down heavily on the Certificate Officer, an officer in the District Magistrate's Office, Howrah for denying the claim for.....

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Calcutta High Court Sets Aside Deportation of Rohingya Couple to Uphold Spirit of Humanity(26.12.2019)

Calcutta High Court has stayed the deportation of a Rohingya couple who had illegally entered India back in 2017 and was about to be deported back by .....

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Calcutta HC Sets Aside 2016 Recruitment Process for Assistant Teachers in Upper Primary Schools(14.12.2020)

Calcutta High Court has cancelled and set aside the 1st State Level Selection Test, 2016 for recruitment of Assistant Teachers in Upper Primary school.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Details Regarding Law and Order Situation in State(10.05.2021)

Calcutta High Court has sought the details regarding the latest status of the law and order situation in the State, dealing with a public interest pet.....

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Calcutta HC: Victims of Acid Attacks Before Cr.P.C. Amendment Entitled To Compensation(11.07.2017)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that victims of acid attacks prior to 31 December, 2009, i.e. the insertion of Section 357A of the Code of Criminal Proc.....

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Calcutta High Court Directs State Govt to Take Down All Anti-Citizenship Media Campaigns(23.12.2019)

Calcutta High Court has directed the State Government to suspend all media campaigns related to the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA). The Court.....

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Calcutta HC: Dictum Laid Down on Bifurcation of Subject-Matter in Suit Not Relevant Factor(27.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has stated that the dictum of the Supreme Court as laid down in Sukanya Holdings (P) Ltd. v. Jayesh H. Pandya regarding non-permis.....

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Calcutta High Court Dismisses Madan Mitra’s Bail Application(07.08.2015)

Calcutta High Court has rejected the bail application of State Transport Minister Madan Mitra, an accused in Saradha scam case.

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Calcutta HC: University Cannot Deduct Portion of Salary Without Obtaining Consent(29.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has opined that a University cannot deduct a portion of the salary of its employees, as donation, without obtaining their consent .....

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Calcutta HC: Wife Entitled to Maintenance Even If She Unilaterally Divorces Her Husband(05.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that a divorced wife is entitled to maintenance under Section 125 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) even if.....

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Calcutta High Court Issues Show Cause to President and Secretaries of Striking Bar Associations(13.01.2020)

Calcutta High Court has asked the President and Secretaries of the concerned Bar Associations to show cause for not initiating contempt proceedings ag.....

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Saradha Scam: Calcutta High Court Extends Rajeev Kumar's Protection from Arrest(21.08.2019)

Calcutta High Court has extended the protection from arrest to West Bengal CID Additional Director General Rajeev Kumar in connection with the Saradha.....

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Calcutta High Court Asks West Bengal BJP Chief to Produce Educational Qualification Documents(04.05.2018)

Calcutta High Court has directed BJP West Bengal unit president Dilip Ghosh to produce documents related to his educational qualification in connectio.....

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Calcutta HC Judge, J. Karnan Demands Rs 14 Crore Compensation From SC Judges(17.03.2017)

Calcutta High Court Judge C S Karnan, facing contempt proceeding for his corruption allegations against Judges of Madras High Court and Supreme Court,.....

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Calcutta HC: Application U/s 156(3) Cr.PC Cannot Be Dismissed Merely On the Ground Of Delay(04.10.2021)

Calcutta High Court has observed that a magistrate cannot dismiss an application filed under Section 156(3) of Criminal Procedure Code (Cr.PC) merely .....

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Calcutta HC Directs SEC to Hold Joint Meeting on Deployment of Central Paramilitary Forces(11.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed the State Election Commission to hold a joint meeting with officials of the West Bengal government within 12 hours an.....

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Calcutta HC Issues Notice on Questions Related to Aviation Security of CM Mamata Banerjee(22.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has sought the Centre's response on questions related to aviation security of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. The Cour.....

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Calcutta HC Allows Bail to Chartered Accountant if He is Willing to Compound Offence(03.03.2020)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Lower Court to allow a Chartered Accountant involved in a Goods and Services Tax scam of Rs 98 Crore to bail if t.....

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Calcutta HC Directs State to Disclose Progress in Appointments of Chairperson/Members(22.09.2020)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Secretary, Women and Child Development and Social Welfare Department as well as the Judicial Secretary to submit .....

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Calcutta High Court Orders CBI Probe into Sting Operation By Narada News(17.03.2017)

Calcutta High Court has passed an order asking Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to launch a probe into sting operation conducted by Narada News, .....

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Calcutta HC Restrains Schools To Put Bar on Students From Taking Exams For Non-Payment of Fee(04.10.2021)

Calcutta High Court has restrained school authorities from preventing any student from taking any examination as well as carrying out rustication of s.....

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Calcutta HC: Service in Specialized Units Not Relevant for In-service Quota(11.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court had observed that service in Specialized Units would not amount to serving in remote and/or difficult areas for the purpose of qua.....

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Calcutta HC Directs WB Govt to Submit Status Report on Rampurhat Incident in Birbhum District(24.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed the West Bengal government to submit a status report on the Rampurhat incident in Birbhum district within 24 hours w.....

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Calcutta High Court Directs Centre Not to Deport Polish Student(06.03.2020)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Centre not to deport Polish student, Kamil Siedcynski till 18th March, 2020 when it will decide whether his Petit.....

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Calcutta HC Issues Notice on Plea for Cancellation of Registration of Standing Counsel(22.09.2020)

Calcutta High Court has issued notices on a Writ Petition, seeking cancellation of registration of a Standing Counsel for the Central Government alleg.....

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Calcutta High Court: Gift Deed is Not Invalid Just Because it was Registered After Donor's Death(18.06.2019)

Calcutta High Court has noted that a deed of gift cannot be said to be invalid only because it was registered after the death of donor. It observed th.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response on Application of Foreigners Act, 1946 on Religious Minorities(29.09.2021)

Calcutta High Court has sought the State government's stand on the application of the Foreigners Act, 1946 in respect of prosecution of religious mino.....

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Calcutta High Court Orders CBI Probe into West Bengal Post-Poll Violence Cases of Murder and Rape(27.08.2021)

Calcutta High Court has handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) the investigation of the cases related to murder, rape and crime agai.....

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Calcutta High Court Directs CBI, SIT To File Additional Status Reports By December 23(08.11.2021)

Calcutta High Court has taken on record the latest status report filed by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted by the Court to investigate.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response in Plea Seeking Deployment of Parliamentary Forces in WB Municipal Poll(08.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has sought response from the State Election Commission as well as the State government in a batch of PILs seeking deployment of ce.....

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CRIMINAL - Amended SC-ST Act Doesn't Limit Court's Jurisdiction to Grant Anticipatory Bail: Calcutta HC(01.03.2019)

Calcutta High Court has granted anticipatory bail to a journalist who was charged under Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocitie.....

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Calcutta High Court Allows Sex Workers to Rent Community Hall For Durga Puja(07.09.2015)

Calcutta High Court has allowed sex workers of Sonagachi, considered Asia's largest red light area, to take on rent a community hall for organising th.....

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Bombay HC Takes Suo Moto Case to Ensure Swift Action Against Remdesivir Black Marketers(03.05.2021)

Calcutta High Court has decided to prepone the summer vacations starting from 24th May 2021, to 3rd May, 2021. The decision has been taken keeping in .....

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Calcutta HC Directs to Probe Into Case of Undertrial Gone Missing from Correctional Home(24.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has appointed Advocate General S.N Mookherjee to conduct a thorough probe into the case wherein an undertrial had allegedly gone m.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Election Commission's Reply on WBCPCR Plea Seeking Compensation(28.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has sought the reply of the Election Commission of India on the plea filed by the West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child R.....

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Calcutta HC: Notice of Sale by Pawnee Must Contain Positive Assertion Indicating Intention(21.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that a notice of sale by a pawnee under Section 176 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 must contain a positive assertio.....

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Calcutta HC: SC Order Extending Limitation Period to Apply to 30 Days for Filing Written Statement(04.01.2021)

Calcutta High Court has observed that the order of the Supreme Court dated 23rd March, 2020 extending limitation period would apply only to the first .....

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Calcutta High Court to ITAT: Refund Seized Money in New Currency(20.04.2017)

Calcutta High Court has ordered Income Tax Department to refund in valid/new currency, any money held by it on account of a Court order.

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Calcutta HC Orders House Arrest for Four TMC Leaders in Narada Scam Case(21.05.2021)

Calcutta High Court has ordered that the four TMC leaders— Ministers Firhad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee, MLA Madan Mitra and Sovan Chatterjee- be kept.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks WB Govt's Reply Over Measures Which Can Be Taken to Prevent Child Trafficking(10.01.2022)

Calcutta HC has asked WB State Govt. to file affidavit disclosing the measures which can be taken to avoid Child Trafficking incidents in future. The .....

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Calcutta HC Notifies Protocol for Post-Lockdown Functioning(15.05.2020)

Calcutta High Court has issued guidelines for post-lockdown functioning. The Court has asked everyone visiting the Court to abide by the advisories an.....

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Calcutta HC: Order 47 Rule 1 CPC Can't Curtail High Court's Power to Pass Orders Ex Debito Justitiae(25.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that although Order 47 Rule 1 of the CPC imposes a restriction upon parties to approach Court for review of an order .....

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Calcutta HC Refuses to Stay Probe Against BJP MLA & LOP in WB Assembly Suvendu Adhikari(15.06.2021)

Calcutta High Court has refused to stay police probe in connection with Tarpaulin theft in which leader of the Opposition in the West Bengal State Ass.....

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Calcutta High Court: Complaint Under Sec.138 NI Act Not Maintainable Without Presenting Cheque(08.09.2017)

Calcutta High Court has held that without producing the cheque before the drawer bank, complaint under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act w.....

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Madan Tamang Murder Case: Calcutta HC Directs CBI to Present Bimal Gurung to City Sessions Court(20.07.2017)

Calcutta High Court has directed CBI to bring Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Chief Bimal Gurung and 21 other accused to the city sessions court on July .....

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Calcutta HC Asks Trial Courts to Stop Relying Upon Non-Binding Observations of SC, HCs(01.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has asked the trial Courts across the state to stop the serious adverse trend to rely upon the non-binding observations of the Sup.....

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Calcutta HC Acquits Man of Rape Charges on Failure to Fructify Promise to Marry(09.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has acquitted a man of rape charges while noting that it would be incorrect to punish someone for the offence of rape if the promi.....

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Calcutta High Court Sets Aside Rustication of Visva-Bharati Students(16.09.2021)

Calcutta High Court has set aside the rustication of three Visva-Bharati students who were punished for taking part in a demonstration in January 2020.....

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Calcutta HC: Magistrate Cannot Mechanically Impose Condition to Order Dispensing Personal Appearance(20.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has held that magistrate cannot mechanically impose conditions to an order dispensing the personal appearance of accused under Sec.....

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Calcutta HC Refuses to Recall Order Asking NHRC to Examine Post Poll Violence Complaints(22.06.2021)

Calcutta High Court has refused to recall its 18th June, 2021 order directing the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to constitute a committee fo.....

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Calcutta High Court Dismisses Bail Plea of Bharati Ghosh Aide(06.08.2019)

Calcutta High Court has dismissed a bail plea by Sujit Mandal, a bodyguard of former West Midnapore police chief Bharati Ghosh, in an extortion case i.....

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Calcutta HC Condemns Outsourcing 'Recording of Judicial Orders' to Police Personnel(02.08.2017)

Calcutta High Court has frowned upon Magisterial practice of outsourcing recording of judicial orders to police personnel, and framed guidelines for “.....

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Calcutta HC Directs State to Take Proactive Steps to Ensure Implementation of Street Vendors Act(02.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has observed that there is a duty cast on the State of West Bengal to implement the provisions of the Street Vendors (Protection o.....

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Calcutta HC Grants Custody of 4-Yr-Old Girl to Deceased Mother's Friend Over Biological Father(13.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has refused to grant custody of a four and a half years old girl child to her biological father and instead permitted the child to.....

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Calcutta HC Stays Recommendations For Senior Advocate Designation(18.01.2019)

Calcutta High Court has stayed further action on the recommendations of three names for senior designation made by the committee for designation of se.....

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Calcutta High Court Decides Not to Extend Life of Interim Orders Beyond March 31(30.03.2021)

Calcutta High Court has decided that it will not extend the life of interim orders, that were earlier extended in view of the lockdown induced by Covi.....

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Calcutta HC Disposes of PIL Raising Apprehension Over Conduction of Free and Fair Election(02.03.2021)

Calcutta High Court has disposed of a Public Interest Litigation that raised apprehension over conducting free and fair election in the State of West .....

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Calcutta High Court Freezes Service Tax Audit Post-GST(06.09.2018)

Calcutta High Court has granted stay against audit notices issued by Central Tax officers for conducting audit of last 5 years under service tax, afte.....

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Calcutta HC Urges West Bengal State Election Committee to Postpone Proposed Elections(17.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has urged the West Bengal State Election Commission to postpone the proposed elections to four municipal corporations for a period.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response in Plea Alleging Mismanagement of COVID-19 Situation(20.05.2020)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Union Ministry of Home Affairs as well as the State Government of West Bengal to submit their replies in a plea a.....

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Calcutta HC Reprimands CAT for Failing to Dispose Matter Within Time Prescribed by the HC(07.06.2022)

Calcutta HC has reprimanded the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) for failing to dispose of a matter within a month despite its earlier order. The.....

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Calcutta High Court Notice Brings Cut Money Scandal to Mamata Banerjee’s Doorstep(03.07.2019)

Calcutta High Court has directed Bengal food minister Jyotipriya Mullick,his confidential assistant,a councillor and the State to respond within four .....

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Calcutta HC: 'Sting Operation' in Public Interest Does Not Extinguish Criminal Liability(29.01.2020)

Calcutta High Court has held that indulgence in 'sting operation' purportedly in public interest does not extinguish the criminal liability of an indi.....

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Calcutta HC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Installation of CCTV Cameras in Women Compartments(30.11.2021)

Calcutta High Court has issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition seeking directions for ensuring protection of women travelling in.....

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Calcutta HC: Exercise of Power of Privilege by State Legislature is Open to Judicial Review(05.02.2020)

Calcutta High Court has quashed an order passed by the Speaker of West Bengal Legislative Assembly imposing a punishment on a person for allegedly vio.....

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Calcutta HC Directs City Police to Decide on RSS Rally Permission Within 24 Hours(12.01.2017)

Calcutta High Court has directed city police commissioner to decide within 24 hours an application seeking permission for RSS rally on January 14 to b.....

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Calcutta HC: Constitutional & Statutory Responsibility of Govt. to Dispose of Dead Bodies(05.03.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed the West Bengal State Government to take a decision relating to the installation of the electric chulli (electric cre.....

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Calcutta HC to Hold Hearings Through Virtual Mode from April 14(14.04.2021)

Calcutta High Court has decided to hold hearings only through virtual mode from 14th April 2021 till further orders at principal seat at Kolkata and c.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response from State in PIL Seeking Directions for Regular Maintenance of Ground(01.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has sought response from the State government in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition seeking directions for regular mainte.....

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Calcutta HC Stays FIR Registered by WB Police Against CBI Officers Probing Coal Scam(30.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court has granted interim stay for 6 weeks on the FIR registered by State police authorities against CBI officers for allegedly harassin.....

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Calcutta HC Grants Anticipatory Bail to Youth Leader iIn Case of Alleged Violence During Protest(20.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has granted anticipatory bail to prominent youth leader and president of West Bengal Demorcatic Youth Federation of India, Meenaks.....

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Calcutta High Court Allows RSS to Hold Mohan Bhagwat's Rally in Kolkata(13.01.2017)

Calcutta High Court has granted permission to Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh to hold a rally of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Jaunary 15 at Central Kolkata'.....

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Calcutta HC: Writ Jurisdiction Shall Exist IBC Matters Despite Alternative Remedy(10.03.2021)

Calcutta High Court held that the writ jurisdiction can be invoked in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) matters, despite the availability of an.....

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Calcutta High Court Asks WB-CID to Submit Status Report on CISF Firing in Cooch Behar(19.04.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed the West Bengal's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to submit a progress report of the investigation into Sital.....

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CS Karnan Issues NBWs Against CJI, SC Judges Who Passed Contempt Order Against Him(03.05.2017)

Calcutta High Court Judge Justice CS Karnan has ordered issuance of non-bailable warrants against seven judges of Supreme Court, including CJI, for no.....

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Calcutta HC Dismisses Plea of Legal Insanity, Upholds Life Sentence of Man for Murdering Mother(01.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has upheld the life sentence awarded to a man for murdering his mother by dismissing his plea of legal insanity. The Court has fur.....

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Calcutta HC Directs to Withdraw Notice Preventing Students from Classes for Default of Dues(20.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has reiterated that unaided private schools whose names had come up regarding allegations of arbitrary fee hike during the pandemi.....

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Calcutta High Court: Former Kolkata Top Cop Rajeev Kumar Cannot be Arrested(31.05.2019)

Calcutta High Court in a big relief for West Bengal Additional Director General (ADG), CID, Rajeev Kumar has accepted his plea, seeking quashing of th.....

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Calcutta High Court: Pregnancy Past 20 Weeks can be Terminated if Foetus Has Congenital Defects(04.06.2019)

Calcutta High Court has approved the termination of a pregnancy having a period of 25 weeks on the finding that the foetus had congenital defect. This.....

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Calcutta HC Directs to Install CCTV Cameras in All Polling Booths During Kolkata Municipal Elections(15.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed the West Bengal State Election Commission to install close circuit television (CCTV) cameras in all the main and auxi.....

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Calcutta HC Directs to Frame Policy Regarding Horse Carriages Plying Near Victoria Memorial(19.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed the State government to frame a policy to address the deplorable condition of horses used to haul tourist carriages n.....

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Calcutta HC Quashes Re-Assessment Passed Without Application of Mind(04.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that the re-assessment passed under section 148 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 without the application of mind is not su.....

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Calcutta HC Refuses to Interfere with State’s Decision to Give Funds to Durga Puja Committees(10.10.2018)

Calcutta High Court has refused to interfere in the West Bengal Government’s decision to give Rs 10,000 each to 28,000 Durga puja committees in the st.....

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Calcutta High Court Gives Anticipatory Bail to Mukul Roy in TMC MLA’s Murder Case(14.02.2019)

Calcutta High Court has granted anticipatory bail to BJP leader Mukul Roy in connection with TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas's murder case and said that BJP l.....

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Police Attack on Howrah Lawyers: Court Premises are to be Insulated from All Intrusions: Calcutta HC(30.04.2019)

Calcutta High Court has taken suo motu cognizance of the brutal police assault on lawyers in Howrah n Court premise and also observed that Court premi.....

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Calcutta High Court Seeks Report on Existing VC Facilities at District Courts & Tribunals in State(04.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed the State government to apprise the Court about the steps which are taken to set up video conferencing facilities in .....

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Calcutta High Court: Magistrate Has to Record Reasons While Discharging Accused(04.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that a Magistrate while discharging an accused under Section 245(2) of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 has to record rea.....

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Calcutta HC Quashes NCLT Order for Submission of Record of Default for Filing Sec 7 Applications(20.08.2020)

Calcutta High Court has struck down the order passed by the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) which mandated submission of record of default from .....

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President Issues Order to Set up Circuit Bench of Calcutta HC at Jalpaiguri(08.02.2019)

President Ram Nath Kovind has issued order to establish a circuit bench of Calcutta High Court in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal.

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Calcutta HC Refuses Plea to Direct Government to Frame Policy Against 'Fake News'(29.04.2019)

Calcutta High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking a direction to Government to frame policy regarding broadcasting of fake .....

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Calcutta HC Directs Police to Return Mobile Phone/SIM Card Seized From Doctor(02.04.2020)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Police to return mobile phone and SIM card seized from a doctor who criticized the Government in Social Media for.....

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Calcutta HC Directs CBI to Not Take Any Coercive Action Against TMC Leader Anubrata Mondal(03.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to not take any coercive measures against Trinamool Congress Birbhum distri.....

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Calcutta HC Appoints Committee to Ascertain Schools Fees(19.08.2020)

Calcutta High Court has appointed a Committee to receive the accounts pertaining to the income and expenditure of schools to ascertain school fees on .....

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Calcutta HC: Reporting of Illegal Activity in Honest Way, Fundamental Right of Reporter(04.08.2020)

Calcutta HC has said it is the fundamental right of a reporter to publish news of “any illegal” activity “in an honest way”, and “proper reporting” ca.....

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Calcutta HC: No Direction Can Be Passed to Sell Property to Third Party in Section 9 of The A&C Act(20.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court held that no direction can be passed to sell property to third party in Section 9 of the A&C Act. It was held that, to sell the su.....

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Calcutta High Court Grants Conditional Permit to Hold Sansad Mela in Asansol(13.01.2017)

Calcutta High Court has quashed Asansol Mayor Jitendra Tewari’s decision to deny BJP MP Babul Supriyo permission to hold proposed Sansad Mela in Asans.....

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Calcutta High Court Directs Administration to Issue Protective Orders Retraining All Illegal Activiti(08.03.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed the local administration to issue protective orders retraining all illegal activities in Sundarbans, observing that t.....

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Calcutta HC Sets Aside Single Judge's Order Reviving Criminal Proceedings Against Anisur Rehman(15.04.2021)

Calcutta High Court has set aside an order of a Single Judge reviving criminal proceedings against erstwhile West Bengal BJP leader Anisur Rehman with.....

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Calcutta HC Takes Cognisance of Incidents of Alleged Trespass at Kolkata Zoo Premises(01.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has taken cognisance of incidents of alleged trespass at the premises of the Kolkata Zoological Garden popularly known as the Alip.....

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Calcutta HC Grants Anticipatory Bail to Youth Leader iIn Case of Alleged Violence During Protest(20.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has granted anticipatory bail to prominent youth leader and president of West Bengal Democratic Youth Federation of India, Meenaks.....

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Calcutta HC Disposes of Plea Seeking Directions to Railways to Allow Advocates on Local Trains(20.10.2020)

Calcutta High Court has disposed of a Petition, which was filed seeking a direction to the railways, to allow Advocates to avail of the limited railwa.....

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Choices of Sexual Preference Protected Under Scheme of Constitutional Morality: Calcutta HC(05.02.2019)

Calcutta High Court has observed that consensual cohabitation between two adults of same sex cannot be termed as illegal and also observed that such .....

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Calcutta HC Reverses EC Decision Rejecting Nomination of Trinamool Congress Candidate(12.03.2021)

Calcutta High Court has reversed the Election Commission's decision to reject the nomination of Trinamool Congress candidate for the Joypur assembly s.....

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Calcutta HC: Power Of Attorney can be Permitted to Address the Court in Case of Close Relative(25.04.2019)

Calcutta High Court observed that court has discretion to permit the power of attorney to address the court in a case of close relative.

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Calcutta HC: Testimony of Sole Eyewitness Cannot be Ignored on Unreliability(03.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that the testimony of a sole eyewitness with respect to an accused cannot be ignored solely because her evidence with res.....

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Calcutta HC Directs Andaman & Nicobar Administration to Ensure Computer Access, E-Connectivity(27.07.2020)

Calcutta High Court has required the Andaman and Nicobar Islands administration to take all steps for purchasing computer systems and for ensuring dat.....

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Calcutta HC: GST Dept Cannot Seize Vehicle for Want of Second E-Way Bill(18.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) department shall not seize the vehicle in the absence of second e-way bill since t.....

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Calcutta HC Asks Chief Secretary to Ensure Maintenance of Effective Protocols(30.12.2020)

Calcutta High Court has asked the Chief Secretary of West Bengal Government to ensure that effective protocols are maintained during the year-end fest.....

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Calcutta HC Directs Post-Poll Violence Victims to Approach Relevant Authorities for Filing Complaint(19.05.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed that if any person has suffered on account of post-poll violence, he shall be at liberty to file a complaint along wi.....

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Calcutta HC Expects State to Decide Viability of Ganga Sagar Mela Amidst Covid-19 Situation(06.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has sought the State government's response in a plea seeking cancellation of this year's Gangasagar Mela amidst the fresh surge in.....

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Calcutta HC to Continue Restrictive Functioning Till May 31(14.05.2020)

Calcutta High Court has announced that the High Court as well as its Circuit Benches at Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Jalpaiguri and all subordinate C.....

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Calcutta HC Dismisses PIL Against Physical Classes for Unvaccinated Students Aged Below 15 Yrs(07.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking directions to ensure that conduct of physical classes for Class VIII stud.....

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'Child Witness Prone to Tutoring': Calcutta HC Acquits Man Convicted for Murdering His Wife(25.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has set aside the order convicting husband for the murder of his wife on the ground that the child witness being of extremely tend.....

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Calcutta HC Dismisses Plea of Delayed Lodging of FIR, Upholds Conviction of Gang Rape(16.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that a delay of a few hours in lodging of the FIR by a victim of gang rape will not vitiate the prosecution case sinc.....

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Calcutta High Court Stays Publication of CLAT 2018 Rank List(24.05.2018)

Calcutta High Court has passed an interim order directing the CLAT organizers not to publish any rank list till May 25, the next date of hearing.

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Calcutta HC Dismisses CBI’s Plea for Cancellation of Bail to Madan Mitra in Saradha Scam(04.11.2016)

Calcutta High Court has rejected CBI's prayer for cancellation of bail to Trinamool Congress Leader Madan Mitra, an accused in Multi-crore Saradha Chi.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Affidavit from State on Steps Taken in Plea Regarding Burial Of COVID-19 Patient(20.04.2020)

Calcutta High Court has considered a Petition claiming that the burial in the graveyard of the dead body of a COVID-19 casualty without the death cert.....

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Calcutta HC: Electricity Distribution Company Can Install Electric Poll on Private Land(28.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited has the right to install electric polls on private la.....

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Calcutta HC Awards 20 More Marks to NEET Candidate(04.01.2019)

Calcutta High Court has ordered to give 20 additional marks to a NEET candidate whose answers got wrong due to incorrect translation of questions.

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Calcutta HC Asks State to Submit Response on Compensation to Nepali Man Arrested 41 Years Ago(23.03.2021)

Calcutta High Court has asked the State Government to submit its response on providing a Nepali man who was arrested about 41 years ago and since then.....

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Calcutta HC: Merely Obtaining Customary Divorce Will Not Attract Exception(26.02.2021)

Calcutta High Court has held that merely obtaining a customary divorce will not attract the exception envisaged under Section 29(2) of the Hindu Marri.....

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Calcutta High Court: Dearness Allowance is a Legal Right(04.09.2018)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that they have a legal right to inflation-linked dearness allowance while overturning an order of the State Appellate Tr.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response in Suvendu Adhikari's Plea Alleging Inadequate Security Arrangement(14.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has sought the State government's response in a plea moved by BJP MLA and Leader of the Opposition Suvendu Adhikari alleging that .....

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Calcutta HC: Extra Realisation Due to Adverse Exchange Rate of Rupee Part of Export Turnover(20.05.2020)

Calcutta High Court has held that extra realisation made in rupees for export sale proceeds in foreign exchange due to adverse exchange rate of rupee .....

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Calcutta HC: Litigant Should not be Penalised for Advocate's Misconduct(06.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court while allowing application for condoning delay of 9 years in filing revision petition has held that litigant should not be penalis.....

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Calcutta High Court: Indian Army Best Judge on Who is Fit to Join Army(15.03.2017)

Calcutta High Court has made it clear that it is for Indian Army to judge who is medically fit to join force and doctors in civilian hospitals should .....

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Calcutta HC: Mala Fide Exercise of Power by State Authorities Necessary for Transferring Case to CBI(03.02.2021)

Calcutta High Court has observed that the Court is empowered to transfer an investigation to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) only where there is.....

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Photography Services for Preparing Voters ID Card Not Subject to Service Tax: Calcutta HC(16.08.2018)

Calcutta High Court has held that photography services done by the agency while preparing Electoral Photo Identity Card (EPIC) would not be subject to.....

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Calcutta HC Directs to Conduct Enquiry Into Alleged Misappropriation of MGNREGA Funds(18.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed the District Magistrate, Purba Medinipur to conduct an enquiry into the alleged defalcation of funds allocated under .....

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Calcutta HC Directs Former WBSSC Advisor To Disclose His Assets in SSC Group-D Recruitment Scam(30.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has affirmed a Single Judge's order directing S.P. Sinha, former West Bengal School Service Commission (SSC) advisor to provide d.....

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Calcutta HC Suggests Changes in CBI Circular to Curb 'Inordinate Delay'(10.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court has suggested CBI to issue circular empowering the Additional Solicitor General and the Public Prosecutor to give opinion to the D.....

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Calcutta HC Calls for Report in Habeas Corpus Plea on Missing Person from Judicial Remand(30.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has called for a report from the West Bengal Government in a habeas corpus plea filed by one Buddhadeb Bhowmick who has alleged th.....

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Calcutta HC Denies Compassionate Appointment to Petitioner Whose Mother is Working(23.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has dismissed a plea seeking compassionate appointment by observing that the mother of the petitioner is a teacher of a school and.....

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Calcutta HC Orders Removal of Chairman of WB Board of Primary Education(21.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court has removed Trinamool MLA Manik Bhattacharya from the post of Chairman of the Board of Primary Education with immediate effect in .....

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Calcutta High Court Grants Widow Insurance Relief(04.02.2020)

Calcutta High Court has directed a bank to pay Rs 1 lakh to the widow of a customer as accidental death insurance after it had refused to pay up on th.....

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Calcutta HC Orders Mandatory Videography of Recovery Procedure Under NDPS Act(24.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed that in all cases involving recovery of narcotic substances, seizing officers shall make a video recording of the ent.....

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Calcutta High Court Sets Aside Compulsory Retirement of Lower Court Judge(08.07.2019)

Calcutta High Court has set aside an order of compulsory retirement to a lower court judge, which was issued to him by the HC's administration on char.....

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Calcutta High Court Orders Venkatesh Films to Vacate Prime KoPT Land(16.10.2015)

Calcutta High Court has ordered Venkatesh Films to vacate a piece of prime land and hand over its possession to Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) by November .....

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Calcutta High Court Rejects Anticipatory Bail Plea of Mamata Banerjee's Polling Agent Sheikh Sufiyan(30.11.2021)

Calcutta High Court has rejected the anticipatory bail plea moved by TMC leader Sheikh Sufiyan in the West Bengal post-poll violence case currently be.....

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Calcutta HC Quashes Order on CBI Probe Into Irregularities in Non-Teaching Staff Appointments(07.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has quashed a Single Bench order wherein a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe had been ordered into the alleged irregular.....

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Calcutta High Court Grants Anticipatory Bail to Former Top Cop Rajeev Kumar in Saradha Scam Case(01.10.2019)

Calcutta High Court has granted anticipatory bail to the former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar in the Saradha ponzi scam case. The Court ask.....

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Calcutta High Court Extends Stay on West Bengal Panchayat Polls Process(17.04.2018)

Calcutta High Court has extended by a day its stay on the West Bengal's panchayat election process.

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Calcutta HC Transfers Abhishek Banerjee's Defamation Suit Against Suvendu Adhikari(03.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has ordered the transfer of a defamation suit filed by Trinamool Congress (TMC) national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee again.....

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Calcutta High Court Allows Live-Streaming of Proceedings(13.02.2020)

Calcutta High Court has granted permission for live-streaming of proceedings in a matter related to whether the children of Parsi Zoroastrian women ma.....

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Calcutta High Court Sets Aside Leave-India Notice to Polish Student(19.03.2020)

Calcutta High Court has set aside the expulsion order issued by Foreigner Regional Registration Offices to Kamil Siedcynski, a Polish student, for all.....

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Calcutta HC Calls for Inquiry Into Police Officials' Conduct for Not Investigating Mob Lynching Case(06.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has called for an inquiry into the conduct of the Officers-in-Charge of two police stations in the state, pulling up West Bengal P.....

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Calcutta HC: Lawyer's Chamber in Residential Property Not "Commercial" Space, Unlike Law Firms(14.02.2020)

Calcutta High Court has held that the legal profession is not a commercial activity and hence, the chambers of a lawyer in a residential property cann.....

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Calcutta HC Initiates Contempt Against Lawyer Who Cursed Judge with COVID-19 Infection(25.03.2020)

Calcutta High Court has initiated criminal contempt proceedings against a lawyer, Advocate Bijoy Adhikary, for cursing the judge to contract Corona Vi.....

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Calcutta High Court Questions New Panchayat Election Date Set By Bengal Election Body(02.05.2018)

Calcutta High Court has said that the date of Bengal rural elections will be finalised by a division bench after verifying security arrangements acros.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response in PIL Seeking Compensation for Victims of Tiger Attacks in Sunderbans(02.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has sought the State government's response in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition pertaining to the grant of compensation .....

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Calcutta HC Imposes Stay on Ex-Parte Injunction Issued in Favour of Son of Narayan Debnath(10.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has imposed a stay on an ex-parte injunction issued by a trial Court in favour of the elder son of renowned illustrator Late Naray.....

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Calcutta HC Upholds Amendment to Kolkata Municipal Corporation Act(10.01.2019)

Calcutta High Court has upheld the validity of amendment to Kolkata Municipal Corporation Act, 1980, permitting elected councillors of corporation to .....

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Calcutta High Court: Penal Liability not Attracted if Person Harbours Dacoits in General(28.12.2019)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that penal liability would not be attracted if a person harbours dacoits in general and it must be proved that he had ha.....

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Calcutta HC: Award Holder U/S 36 of Arbitration Act Entitled To Be Secured Of Entire Award Value(23.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that award holder has the statutory safeguard under Section 36 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act to secure the entire a.....

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Calcutta HC Directs Students to Not Obstruct Functioning of Visva Bharati University(04.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has extended police protection to the Registrar, Assistant Registrar and the management of the Visva Bharati University so that th.....

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Wakf Tribunal Has No Supervisory Jurisdiction Over Wakf Boards: Calcutta High Court(19.06.2018)

Calcutta High Court has held that supervisory jurisdiction is not vested with the Wakf Tribunal, and it cannot assume jurisdiction to pass any directi.....

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Calcutta HC Switches to "Microsoft Teams" for Hearing Extremely Urgent Matters(08.04.2020)

Calcutta High Court has switched to "Microsoft Teams" for hearing extremely urgent matters via video-conferencing and accordingly, all the stakeholder.....

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Calcutta HC Lays Down Guidelines for Probing Commercial Sexual Exploitation Cases(10.07.2018)

Calcutta High Court has laid down guidelines for investigation and trial of offences under the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956

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Calcutta HC Dismisses Bail Plea by Bangladeshi National(20.04.2020)

Calcutta High Court has denied bail to a Bangladeshi national, who has been in custody for 270 days, arrested under Sections 411 and 414 of the Indian.....

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Calcutta HC: Income Tax Dues of Company Couldn’t Recover Post-Liquidation(28.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has upheld the notices issued against two directors of the Company by allowing for the fact that the income tax department was una.....

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SC Orders Ahmed Patel to Face Trial Over Rajya Sabha Election(04.01.2019)

Calcutta High Court has ordered to give 20 additional marks to a NEET candidate whose answers got wrong due to incorrect translation of questions.

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Calcutta HC: Issue Fresh Order Extending Dates For Filing Nomination For Panchayat Polls(23.04.2018)

Calcutta High Court has directed the West Bengal State Election Commission to notify fresh dates for filing of nominations for panchayat elections wh.....

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Calcutta HC Asks State EC To Accept Nominations on WhatsApp(26.04.2018)

Calcutta High Court has asked the State Election Commission to treat as valid the nomination papers of nine candidates from Bhangore who had sent the .....

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Calcutta HC Imposes Costs on WB Primary Education Board President(07.09.2021)

Calcutta High Court has imposed costs to the tune of Rs 3.8 lakhs on the President of the West Bengal Board of Primary Education Manik Bhattacharya on.....

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Calcutta High Court Asks Reserve Bank of India to Act Against Bank of Baroda(17.02.2020)

Calcutta High Court has asked the Reserve Bank of India to consider “appropriate steps” against the Bank of Baroda, including cancelling its banking l.....

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Calcutta HC: Authorities Undertaking Provisional Attachment Without Informing Bank, Contrary to Law(27.03.2020)

Calcutta High Court has held that Principal Additional Director General, Directorate General of Goods and Services Tax Intelligence (DGGI) and Additio.....

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Calcutta High Court Reinstates 'Darjeeling Chronicles' Links on Facebook(05.01.2018)

Calcutta High Court has set aside a lower court’s order which had asked a nodal agency of the central government to instruct Facebook to block news li.....

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Roads Can’t Be Completely Blocked For Holding Political Processions/Meetings: Calcutta HC(09.05.2018)

Calcutta High Court has observed that no road must be completely blocked and made inaccessible to pedestrians or to motor traffic by reason of holding.....

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Calcutta HC Orders to Enquire Into Dilution of Charges by IO in Custodial Death Case(02.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has ordered an enquiry by the DIG, in charge of Special Crime Branch of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into alleged dil.....

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Calcutta HC Suspends Order Cancelling GST Registration on Vague Show Cause Notice(15.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has suspended the order cancelling goods and service tax (GST) registration on the grounds that the allegations contained in the s.....

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Calcutta HC: Not Mandatory to Possess Valid Foreign Passport for Indian Citizenship by Registration(28.02.2020)

Calcutta High Court has held that it is not mandatory to possess a valid foreign passport to apply for the grant of Indian Citizenship by Registration.....

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Calcutta High Court Upholds Conviction for Abetment of Suicide(03.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that poverty even if acute cannot be a justification for a husband to perpetrate torture upon his wife thus compellin.....

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Calcutta High Court Allows Railways to Use Own Force for Eviction Drive(14.06.2018)

Calcutta High Court has allowed the Railways to carry out eviction of encroachers at New Jalpaiguri and Siliguri stations, and directed the West Benga.....

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Calcutta HC Takes Suo Moto Case on Risk of COVID-19 Infection in Children Protection Homes(07.04.2020)

Calcutta High Court has taken a suo moto case on measures to be taken to protect children lodged in Protection Homes from the Corona virus. The Court .....

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Degrading Procedure for Recovery of Narcotics from Body of Suspect Violates Article 21: Calcutta HC(10.07.2018)

Calcutta High Court has asserted that the procedure for recovery of narcotics from inside the body of the suspect should not be cruel and invasive as .....

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Calcutta High Court Stays Construction of Reliance JIO Infocomm Limited Mobile Tower(14.02.2020)

Calcutta High Court has stayed the construction of Reliance JIO Infocomm Limited mobile tower as the local self-governing authorities did not comply w.....

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Calcutta HC Extends All Interim Orders Passed by It and Courts Subordinate to It(25.03.2020)

Calcutta High Court has extended the subsistence of all the interim orders passed by it and the Courts subordinate to it till 30th April, 2020, provid.....

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Calcutta HC Orders Removal Of Illegally Appointed Assistant Maths Teacher(08.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed West Bengal Board of Secondary Education to cancel the illegal appointment of assistant math teacher from government .....

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Calcutta HC Refuses to Stop Telecast of an Interview Given by Sitting Judge to News Channel(20.09.2022)

Calcutta High Court has refused to stop the telecast of an interview given by the sitting judge of the High Court to a news channel, while expressing .....

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Calcutta HC Modifies Order of Conviction to Attempt to Rape in Case Concerning 11 Yr Old Girl(02.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that penetration even of the slightest degree is necessary to establish the offence of rape and accordingly held that.....

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Calcutta HC Orders Daughter to Pay Maintenance to Parents, Provide Accommodation(11.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed a daughter to allow her aged parents to reside with her in a residential flat which had been gifted to her by her par.....

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Cal. HC: Conduct of the Parties Can't Substitute Arbitration Agreement(22.08.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that Court while exercising powers under Section 11 of Arbitration & Conciliation Act is bound to examine existence of ar.....

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Calcutta HC Orders Cancellation of Appointment of Assistant Teachers in Murshidabad District(23.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has ordered the cancellation of appointment of six assistant teachers in the Murshidabad district after noting that they had been .....

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Calcutta HC Refuses to Transfer Probe of Anis Khan Death to CBI(21.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court has refused to transfer to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) the investigation into the death of student activist Anis Kha.....

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Calcutta HC: Not More Than 6 Kins of Person Who Has Died of COVID-19 Allowed to Attend Funeral(23.09.2020)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that not more than 6 close kins of a person, who had died of COVID, would be allowed to accompany the dead body for the .....

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Calcutta HC: Grant of Leave for Requirement of Pre-Institution Mediation Constitutes Judicial Act(15.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that the grant of leave for dispensation of the mandatory requirement of pre-institution mediation as prescribed under se.....

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Calcutta HC Orders Min 20% Reduction in Private School Fees(14.10.2020)

Calcutta High Court has ordered that the fees charged by private schools in the State should be reduced by 20%.

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Calcutta HC Orders Autopsy of 18 Year Old COVID-19 Suspect(15.07.2020)

Calcutta High Court has directed the State Government to conduct an autopsy on the body of an 18-yr-old boy, suspected to have suffered from COVID-19 .....

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Calcutta HC Upholds Single-Bench Order, Nullify West Bengal Madrasa Service Commission Act, 2008(10.12.2015)

Calcutta High Court has upheld a single bench order that nullified the West Bengal Madrasa Service Commission Act, 2008 and rejected appeal by West Be.....

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Calcutta High Court & Subordinate Courts to Resume Physical Hearings from Tuesday, March 7(07.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has issued a notice communicating its decision to resume physical hearings from March 7, 2022. However, virtual hearings can be op.....

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Calcutta HC to Observe Restrictive Functioning Until May 15(27.04.2020)

Calcutta High Court has decided that the order of suspension of regular works of the High Court as well as its Circuit Benches and the Subordinate Cou.....

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Calcutta HC Stays Centre's Decision to De-Recognize Equivalence of Degrees Awarded By Madrassas(23.05.2018)

Calcutta High Court has stayed the decision of Department of Posts, Union of India not to accord equivalence to the degrees/diplomas/equivalence which.....

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Calcutta HC Dismisses Businessman’s Plea to Stay Criminal Proceeding in Jessop's Factory Fire Case(27.10.2016)

Calcutta High Court has refused to stay proceedings against Businessman Pawan Ruia in connection with a case filed by CID following a fire at Jessop's.....

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Calcutta HC Issues Notice on Plea for Scheme for Granting Financial Assistance to Lawyers(20.04.2020)

Calcutta High Court has issued notice on a plea to frame a scheme for granting financial assistance to lawyers who may require such assistance in view.....

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Calcutta HC: Subsequent Agreement Extending Validity Need Not Have Separate Arbitration Clause(25.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that a subsequent agreement entered into between the parties need not contain a separate arbitration clause if it is made.....

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Calcutta HC: Section 29-A/31 of IBC Does Not Shield from Operation of Section 14(23.09.2020)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that section 29-A or 31 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 would not provide a shield against the operation of .....

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Calcutta HC Sets Aside Speaker's Order Dismissing Suvendu Adhikari's Plea to Disqualify Mukul Roy(15.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has set aside West Bengal Assembly Speaker's order dismissing a petition by Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari seeking disquali.....

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Calcutta HC Quashes FIR by Mahua Moitra Against Babul Supriyo(15.10.2020)

Calcutta High Court has quashed the Criminal Proceedings launched against the Union Minister Babul Supriyo, based on a charge sheet filed by the State.....

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Calcutta HC: Gazetted Officer Who Is Part Of Raid Is Not 'Independent Person'(16.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that a Gazetted Officer who is a member of the raiding party cannot be said to be an independent person. The Court furthe.....

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Calcutta HC: Order U/S 36 of A&C Act is Interim Order, Can be Modified on Basis of Financial Hardship(10.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that financial hardship and financial indebtedness are sufficient grounds to modify an order passed under Section 36 of t.....

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Calcutta HC Restrains WB Minister's Daughter from Continuing as Teacher until Further Orders(20.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has ordered that the daughter of West Bengal Minister, Paresh Chandra Adhikari should not be allowed to enter the school premises.....

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Cal. HC: In Absence of Any Resistance or Alarm it Cannot be Said Victim Was Kidnapped(12.08.2022)

Calcutta High Court while acquitting two persons accused of kidnapping with an intention to marry on the grounds of doubt regarding victim girl's age,.....

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Cal. HC Acquits Man Convicted 34 Years Ago by Trial Court for Allegedly Abetting Wife's Suicide(03.10.2022)

Calcutta High Court has acquitted a man convicted by the trial court of abetting the suicide of his wife 36 years ago by inflicting cruelty upon her. .....

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CIVIL - Calcutta HC Allows Woman to Terminate 29-Week Pregnancy(19.02.2019)

Calcutta High Court has allowed a 42-year-old woman to terminate her 29-week pregnancy since the foetus was suffering from Down Syndrome.

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Cal. HC: Influential Accused Take Shelter in State-Run Hospital(25.07.2022)

Calcutta High Court while observing that Influential Accused Take Shelter in State-Run Hospital, has directed the Enforcement Directorate to shift Wes.....

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Calcutta HC Directs State Authorities to Provide Decent Accommodation to NEET-UG Aspirant(11.09.2020)

Calcutta High Court has asked the State authorities to provide decent accommodation of one room, to a NEET-UG Aspirant (petitioner) and her accompanyi.....

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Calcutta High Court Dismisses PIL Seeking Removal of WB Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar(18.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation praying for a direction to the Central government to remove Jagdeep Dhankhar as the Gov.....

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Calcutta HC: Customer Found in Brothel During Police Raid Cannot be Prosecuted Under PITA(16.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that a customer merely visiting a brothel for sexual pleasure cannot be held liable for offences under the Immoral Traffi.....

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Cal HC: Writ is Maintainable against Award by Statutory Arbitrator Violating of Principles of Natural(12.09.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that an award passed by the statutory arbitrator under the National Highways Act, 1956 where neither the notice of arbitr.....

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Cal. HC: Intention of Parties to be Deciphered to Decide if Parties Must be Referred to Arbitration(02.08.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that where arbitration clause between parties provided that "every effort" should be made by them to settle dispute by ar.....

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Calcutta HC: Statute Promoting Growth And Development Should be Considered Liberally(11.07.2022)

Calcutta High Court while allowing Income-Tax deduction to ITC Ltd. has held that the statute promoting growth and development should be considered li.....

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Calcutta HC: Denial of Economic Support is DV Even if Parties Aren't Residing in Shared Household(24.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that denial of economic support to the wife and the minor son constitutes domestic violence (DV) under Protection of Wome.....

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Calcutta to State: Disburse Funds for Victim Compensation in 6 Weeks(23.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court while directing the State government to ensure disbursal of adequate funds within 6 weeks has reprimanded State Legal Services Aut.....

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Calcutta HC: Larger Bench to Decide Upon Power to Settle Dispute Between Consumer, Tele Company(18.05.2017)

Calcutta High Court has directed the formation of a larger Bench to decide whether a dispute between a consumer and a private basic or cellular teleph.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Reponse on PIL to Ensure Garlanding of Netaji’s Statue on January 23(19.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has sought the State government's response in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition the issuance of directions to the State .....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response in Plea Challenging Expansion of BSF Jurisdiction in West Bengal(15.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has sought response from the Central government in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition challenging the Central government'.....

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Calcutta HC: Benefit under Vivad Se Vishwas Scheme is Optional(04.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that the benefit provided under the Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwas Scheme is optional while condoning the delay in a bun.....

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Calcutta HC Puts Durga Puja Dole on Hold(08.10.2018)

Calcutta High Court has asked State Government to keep on hold its payout scheme to Durga Pujas till the next hearing of matter.

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Calcutta HC Directs State Authorities to Start Bus Services for NEET-UG Aspirants(10.09.2020)

Calcutta High Court has asked the State authorities to make a sincere endeavour to start bus services for NEET-UG Aspirants from early morning on the .....

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Calcutta HC Orders SIT to Probe Into Alleged Dowry Death of 25 Years Old(17.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court has ordered setting up of a special investigating team (SIT) to investigate the death of a 25-year-old woman Rasika Jain, who had .....

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Cal. HC: DM Can Delegate Powers to Executive Magistrate to Take Possession of Secured Assets(14.09.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that step taken under Section 14 of SARFAESI Act while taking possession of the secured assets is a ministerial step and .....

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Cal. HC to State: Hand Advocate's Unclaimed Dead Body to Bar Association for Performing Last Rites(02.08.2022)

Calcutta High Court has allowed a PIL seeking handing over of an Advocate's unclaimed dead body to the High Court Bar Association, for performing the .....

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Calcutta HC Directs GST Network to Allow Amendment of GSTR-1(13.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Goods and Service Tax Network (GSTN) to allow amendment in GSTR-1 in order to rectify a mistake in mentioning the.....

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Calcutta HC: COVID-19 Victims Have Right to Decent Burial as Per Religion(17.09.2020)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that the immediate family members of Covid-19 victims be permitted to perform the funeral rites of the deceased as per r.....

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Calcutta HC Directs DGP to Initiate Inquiry Against IO Who Misused Provisions of CrPC(04.12.2020)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Director General of Police to initiate inquiry against the investigating officer, coming down heavily on the poli.....

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Calcutta HC: No Illegality in State Government’s Door Step Ration Delivery Scheme(21.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that there is no illegality in the West Bengal Duare Ration scheme, under which the State government delivers foodgrains .....

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Cal. HC Formulates Guidelines for Executive Magistrates Exercising Jurisdiction U/S 111 CrPC(04.08.2022)

Calcutta High Court has laid down guidelines for Executive Magistrates exercising jurisdiction under Section 111 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Cr.....

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Calcutta HC Modifies Order on Entry Restrictions in Durga Puja Pandals(22.10.2020)

Calcutta High Court has modified its order making Durga Puja pandals as no-entry zones to allow Dhakis, traditional drummers who play Dhak, in the no-.....

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Calcutta HC: Accused Shall be Given Opportunity to Explain Circumstances Appearing Against Him(17.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that while examining an accused under Section 313 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC), the prosecution is .....

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Calcutta HC Stays TRAI's February 1 Cable Switch-Over Plan(31.01.2019)

Calcutta High Court has stayed cable switch-over plan of TRAI and directed Additional Solicitor General to explain whether a clause of negotiation bet.....

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Calcutta HC Imposes Blanket Ban on Fireworks to Curb Air Pollution Amid Covid Pandemic(06.11.2020)

Calcutta High Court has clamped a blanket ban on fireworks to curb pollution amid the Covid-19 pandemic in Bengal till the end of November, 2020 “for .....

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Calcutta High Court Judge C S Karnan Orders Case Against CJI, SC Judges & AG(14.03.2017)

Calcutta High Court Judge C S Karnan has held a "court" session at his residence and "ordered" that a case be registered under relevant sections of SC.....

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Calcutta High Court Directs Inquiry into Death of Ullen Roy(29.01.2021)

Calcutta High Court has instructed the ADG, CID, to head an inquiry into the death of Bharatiya Janta Party activist Ullen Roy, who died on 7th Decemb.....

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Calcutta HC Refuses to Initiate Suo Moto Proceedings Against Advocate General(18.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has declined a plea to initiate suo moto proceedings against Advocate General S.N Mookherjee for purportedly misleading the Court .....

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Calcutta HC Directs Registrar for List of Appeals Wherein Convicts Jailed for More than 14 Years(30.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court directed the Registrar (IT) of the High Court to prepare a list of appeals wherein the convicts are in jail for 14 or more and lis.....

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Calcutta HC Orders CBI to Investigate TMC Leader Tapan Dutta's Murder(10.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court has transferred the investigation relating to murder of Trinamool Congress leader Tapan Dutta to the Central Bureau of Investigati.....

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Calcutta High Court Denies Permission to Amit Shah’s ‘Rath Yatra’(07.12.2018)

Calcutta High Court has rejected BJP’s petition to allow the party to hold rath yatras in West Bengal, scheduled to be flagged off by BJP national pre.....

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Calcutta HC Orders CBI Probe in Another Teacher Recruitment Scam Case in WB Govt Run Schools(07.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has ordered for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe in another matter pertaining to the alleged illegal appointment of a.....

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Calcutta HC Requires Colour Blind Land Owner to be Employed Suitably by Acquiring Authority(23.04.2020)

Calcutta High Court has declared that a member of a family whose land has been acquired with an assurance of providing an employment over and above th.....

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Proceedings Before Motor Accident Cases Tribunal Are Inquisitorial In Nature: Calcutta HC(16.05.2018)

Calcutta High Court has held that proceedings before the Motor Accident Cases Tribunal are inquisitorial in nature.

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Calcutta HC Seeks Periodic Govt Reports on Various Aspects for Combating COVID-19(20.04.2020)

Calcutta High Court has directed the State Government of West Bengal to file periodic reports with regard to the progress made by it in terms of tackl.....

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Calcutta HC Dismisses PIL Praying to Print Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's Image on Indian Currency(25.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) plea seeking directions to print images of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on Indian .....

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Calcutta HC Imposes Stay on Rustication Order of 3 Students of Visva Bharati University(10.09.2021)

Calcutta High Court has imposed an interim stay on the rustication order of three students of Visva Bharati Univeristy (VBU) and permitted them to joi.....

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Calcutta HC Calls for Second Post Mortem Report in Murder Case of Allah University Student(25.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has ordered a second post mortem in the murder case of Allah University student Anis Khan. The Court has directed that the second .....

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Calcutta HC Directs Visva Bharati University to Reopen Hostels in Presence of Police, Student(10.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Visva-Bharati University authorities to immediately open hostels for its students. The Court has ordered that the.....

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Don't Force Children to Pursue Subjects Against Their Wishes: Calcutta HC to Parents(10.01.2019)

Calcutta High Court has observed that parents should not force their children to pursue subjects without taking into consideration their capabilities .....

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CIVIL - Only Advocates can Plead and Argue on Behalf of Litigants Before Courts: Calcutta HC(25.02.2019)

Calcutta High Court has observed that acting and appearing for another will not include a right to plead or argue before a court of law and held that .....

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Calcutta High Court Directs Release of Nepali Man in Custody for 41 Years(18.03.2021)

Calcutta High Court has ordered the release of a Nepali man who was arrested about 41 years ago and since then he had been under detention. The Court .....

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Calcutta HC: 20% Reduction in Private School Fees to Continue Only Till March 15, 2022(20.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has observed that the previously stipulated 20% reduction in fees charged by private schools would end on March 15, 2022, owing to.....

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Calcutta HC: Daughter-In-Law Bound in Compassionate Appointment to Maintain Mother-In-Law(21.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed in a case that the daughter-in-law is bound by the undertaking given while obtaining a compassionate appointment to m.....

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Calcutta HC Allows Medical Termination of Approximately 35 Weeks Old Foetus(18.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has allowed termination of 34 weeks 6 days old foetus of a woman after taking into consideration that there are remote chances of .....

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Calcutta HC Orders CBI to Probe Alleged 'Illegal' Appointments by State's Primary Education Board(14.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court has ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe into recruitment of teachers in government-aided primary schools by.....

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Calcutta High Court Holds West Bengal Govt's 'Duare Ration Scheme' to be Illegal(29.09.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that West Bengal 'Duare Ration Scheme' under which the State government delivers foodgrains through the public distributi.....

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Calcutta HC: Writ Court Cannot Impose Penalty In Exercise of Plenary Jurisdiction(13.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that a writ Court in exercise of its powers under Article 226 of the Constitution cannot inflict a penalty which is not .....

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Calcutta High Court Directs State Govt to Pay Dearness Allowance to It’s Employees Within 3 Months(20.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court while upholding the order of the West Bengal Administrative Tribunal has directed the State government to release the Dearness All.....

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Cal. HC: No Need to Corroborate Dying Declaration if Given In Fit State of Mind(12.08.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that a dying declaration is a conclusive piece of evidence, admissible for the conviction of the accused, wherein corrobo.....

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Calcutta HC: Right to Privacy Entitles Person to Carry Secrets to Grave(03.10.2022)

Calcutta High Court while directing police to immediately withdraw WhatsApp messages and photographs of deceased woman with her friend, that were disc.....

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CIVIL - Calcutta HC Allows Woman to Terminate 29-week Pregnancy(19.02.2019)

Calcutta High Court has permitted a 42-year-old woman to terminate her 29-week pregnancy because her foetus was diagnosed with Down Syndrome

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Calcutta HC Asks State EC To Accept Poll Nominations on WhatsApp(26.04.2018)

Calcutta High Court has asked the State Election Commission to treat as valid the nomination papers of nine candidates from Bhangore who had sent the .....

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Calcutta HC Declares Bengal Pandals No-Entry Zones for Visitors(19.10.2020)

Calcutta High Court has ordered that Durga Puja celebrations will be regulated in West Bengal in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Court has further .....

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Calcutta HC: Reassessment Order Passed Without Issuance of Notice Is Invalid(16.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that the reassessment order passed without issuance of notice under Section 148 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 is not valid.....

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Calcutta High Court Allows BJP’s Rath Yathra in West Bengal(21.12.2018)

Calcutta High Court has allowed BJP’s ‘Rath Yatra’ programme in West Bengal, setting aside the state government’s refusal on apprehensions of communal.....

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Calcutta HC Restrains Centre from Deporting 4 Rohingya Muslim Women to Myanmar Till August 10(08.08.2022)

Calcutta High Court has restrained the Union of India from deporting 4 Rohingya refugee women to Myanmar till August 10. The Court directed that the 4.....

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Calcutta HC Directs State for Setting Up Grievance Redressal Forum u/s 11 of Transgender Act, 2019(16.02.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Chief Secretary of the West Bengal State to take immediate steps to set up a Grievance Redressal Forum and Mechan.....

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Cal. HC: Higher Pay Scale Can’t be Claimed if Duties Performed Without Obtaining Prior Permission(21.07.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that salary increment cannot be claimed when duties are performed without proper compliance of the relevant mandatory sta.....

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Calcutta HC Refuses Contempt Action Against TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee for Alleged Derogatory Remarks(31.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court dismissed a petition seeking initiation of suo motu contempt proceedings against TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee for his alleged derogato.....

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Calcutta HC Takes Suo Motu Cognizance of Unnatural Deaths of Elephants, Bisons Etc(07.09.2020)

Calcutta High Court on its own motion has taken cognizance of the issue of unnatural death of Elephants, Bisons and other wild animals, birds, reptile.....

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Calcutta HC Orders University Students to Pay Medical Expenses of Students Injured During Raging(23.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court on Thursday has directed students of a university who had been found to have engaged in ragging to pay for the medical treatment o.....

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Cal. HC: Writ Court Can’t Re-appreciate Evidence Already Examined by Industrial Tribunal(03.10.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that High Courts can’t interfere with awards passed by Tribunals by re-appreciating evidence already considered and exami.....

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Calcutta HC: Same-Gender Sexual Harassment Complaints Maintainable Under POSH Act(14.01.2021)

Calcutta High Court has held that same-gender complaints are maintainable under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition a.....

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Calcutta HC: Father Has No Fundamental Right to Collect Preserved Sperm of Deceased Son(20.01.2021)

Calcutta High Court has dismissed a petition wherein the Petitioner (father), on the basis of his parental relationship with the deceased, sought perm.....

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Geographical Indication Rights Applicable Only to Goods and Not Services: Calcutta HC(08.02.2019)

Calcutta High Court has held Rights of Geographical Indication (GI) can be enforced only in respect of goods and not services while dismissing an infr.....

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Non-Advocate Power of Attorney Permitted to Address Court in Case of Close Relative: Calcutta HC(26.04.2019)

Calcutta High Court has observed that there is discretion in court in the case of a close relative to permita non advocate power of attorney to addres.....

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Calcutta HC: Delay in Lodging FIR in Rape Cases Not to Vitiate Prosecution Case(03.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that there is existing social stigma associated with the offence of rape and accordingly held that a delay in lodging.....

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Calcutta HC: Indian Courts Can Grant Anti-Arbitration Injunction Against Foreign-Seated Arbitration(17.08.2020)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that Civil Courts in India do have the power to grant anti-arbitration injunctions against a foreign-seated arbitration,.....

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Calcutta HC Disposes PIL Against Amazon Web Series 'Paatal Lok'(27.07.2020)

Calcutta High Court has disposed of a Public Interest Litigation against Web Series "Paatal Lok" with a direction to consider the grievance raised in .....

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Calcutta HC: Charge of Retaining Stolen Articles Fails, If Prosecution Fails to Prove Dacoity(19.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that if the prosecution has failed to prove the charge of dacoity then the charge under Section 412 of the Indian Pen.....

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Calcutta HC: Agreement of Sale Changes Nature of Relationship Between Landlord and Tenant(04.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that when an agreement of sale is entered into by a landlord and a tenant, the nature of the existing relationship ch.....

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Communication By Advocate About An Order As Good As Production of Certified Copy: Calcutta HC(25.06.2018)

Calcutta High Court has observed that communication by an advocate about a court order is as good as production of certified copy of the order in ques.....

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Calcutta HC Asks State to Report on Steps Taken So Far to Contain COVID-19(13.04.2020)

Calcutta High Court has asked the West Bengal Government to report to the Court the steps taken so far to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus and.....

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Additional Director of DRI Not Empowered to Confiscate Goods Under Customs Act: Calcutta HC(12.07.2018)

Calcutta High Court has held that Additional Director of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence is not entitled to invoke Section 124 of Customs Act, 196.....

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Calcutta HC Upholds Conviction For Aggravated Sexual Assault In POCSO Case(16.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court upheld conviction for the offence of aggravated sexual assault under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) b.....

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Supreme Court Orders Contempt Proceeding Against Sitting Judge of Calcutta HC(08.02.2017)

Supreme Court has decided to initiate contempt of court proceedings against sitting Calcutta High Court Judge C S Karnan for continuously levelling al.....

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Calcutta HC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Media Reports Regarding Alleged Custodial Death of Minor(06.11.2020)

Calcutta High Court has taken suo moto cognizance of the news reports regarding alleged custodial death of a 15-year-old boy at Mallarpur area in the .....

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West Bengal Panchayat Poll'18: Calcutta High Court Directs SEC to Accept Online Nominations(09.05.2018)

Calcutta High court has directed the State Election Commission to accept the nominations of candidates who have filed it online.

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Calcutta HC Refuses to Stay Counting of Votes, Orders Preservation of CCTV Footage(02.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has sought response from the State Election Commission (SEC) and the State government in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petiti.....

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Calcutta High Court Orders SIT to Complete Investigation Within 1 Month(14.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to complete investigation into the death of student activist Anis Khan within 1 .....

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Calcutta HC: No Hospital Can Refuse to Admit COVID Patient if Beds are Available(18.09.2020)

Calcutta High Court has said that no hospital can refuse to admit a COVID-19 patient if beds for such patients are available and that this is one of t.....

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Calcutta HC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Illegal Smuggling & Trading of Endangered Birds(07.12.2020)

Calcutta High Court has taken suo moto cognizance of the illegal smuggling and trading of endangered species of birds in the State.

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Calcutta HC: Trespassers Entitled to Electricity Unless Evicted by Due Process of Law(28.12.2020)

Calcutta High Court has held that even a trespasser, unless evicted by due process of law, is entitled to electricity. The Court has further clarified.....

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NARCOTICS - Calcutta HC: NDPS Court Not Exercising Magisterial Powers While Remanding Accused at Post-Cognizance(26.03.2019)

Calcutta High Court has dismissed habeas corpus petition holding that Special Court under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS) is not.....

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Cal. HC to State: Ensure No Untoward Incident Take Place During TMC Martyrs’ Day Rally(21.07.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed the State Police to ensure that peace and law and order is maintained during Trinamool Congress' (TMC) Martyrs' Day r.....

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Calcutta HC Directs Centre to Open More CSFL Centres in State(30.12.2020)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Central government to open more CFSL Centres in the State for expeditious forensic examination during criminal in.....

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Calcutta HC Stays Special CBI Court Order Granting Interim Bail in Narada Scam Case(18.05.2021)

Calcutta High Court has stayed the order of Special CBI court, which granted bail to two TMC Ministers Firhad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee, TMC MLA Mad.....

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Calcutta HC to Function Through Virtual Mode from January 3(03.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court shall function through virtual mode only with effect from January 3, in view of the threat of the imminent third wave of the Covid.....

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Calcutta HC: Grounds that Accused Did Not Commit Offence Must be More Than Prima Facie Grounds(04.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has opined that reasonable grounds to believe that the accused has not committed an offence must be more than mere prima facie gro.....

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Calcutta HC: Vehicle Can't be Detained for Want of Second E-Way Bill When the First was Valid(24.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court bench has held that the GST department cannot detain vehicles in the absence of a second e-way bill as the first e-way bill was va.....

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Calcutta HC Allows CBI to Commence Fresh Investigation Even After Filing of Charge Sheet(06.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has upheld a Single Judge order allowing the Central Bureau of Investigation to take up investigation regarding a case pertaining .....

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Calcutta HC: Concessional Tax Rate and Form D Once Granted, Cannot Be Taken Back(23.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that once the concessional rate of tax and the certificate in Form D was granted it cannot be taken back as it violates t.....

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Cal. HC: Builders Cannot Seek Extension for Construction After Expiry of Sanction Plan(04.10.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that builders cannot file for extension of sanctioned building plans after expiry of the period permitted for constructio.....

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Calcutta HC Issues Notice of Contempt on Visva-Bharati University for Non-Compliance of Order(18.01.2021)

Calcutta High Court has issued show cause notice of contempt to the Visva-Bharati University. The Court has summoned the University Registrar & Regist.....

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Calcutta HC Grants Interim Bail to Chairman Gautam Kundu in Rose Valley Chit Fund Scam(09.08.2021)

Calcutta High Court has granted interim bail to Gautam Kundu, the former Chairman of the Rose Valley group of companies who had been arrested in conne.....

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Calcutta HC Dismisses Challenge to ECI Decision to Prioritize Bye-Elections of Bhabanipur Assembly(28.09.2021)

Calcutta High Court has dismissed a challenge made to the decision of the Election Commission of India (ECI) to prioritize the bye-elections of Bhaban.....

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Supreme Court Stays Calcutta High Court Order on West Bengal Panchayat Polls(11.05.2018)

Supreme Court has stayed the Calcutta High Court’s order asking the West Bengal poll panel to accept nominations through e-mail for the rural polls.

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Calcutta HC Quashes Order Imposing Penalty for Expiry of E-Way Bill as No Intention to Evade Tax(02.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has quashed the order imposing penalty for expiry of e-way bill as there was no intention to evade tax. The Court has set aside th.....

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Bogus Balance Sheet Prepared to Avail Bank Loan Can be Basis for Addition: Calcutta HC(27.06.2018)

Calcutta High Court has held that addition to income can be made on the basis of balance sheet and profit and loss accounts certified to have been pre.....

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Calcutta HC Stays Three Cases Registered Against BJP MLA Suvendu Adhikari, Orders No Coercive Action(07.09.2021)

Calcutta High Court has extended interim relief to BJP MLA and Leader of the Opposition in West Bengal Assembly Suvendu Adhikari in the context of Cri.....

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Calcutta High Court Seeks Replies from President and Secretary of Mendipur Bar Association(18.02.2020)

Calcutta High Court has sought replies from the President and Secretary of the Mendipur Bar Association explaining why action must not be taken agains.....

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Calcutta HC Directs Superintendent to Submit Report on Grievances of Visva Bharati University(09.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Superintendent of Police, Birbhum to submit a report addressing the grievances expressed by the authorities of Vi.....

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Calcutta HC: Aadhaar Card Is Not Proof of Citizenship(26.12.2016)

Calcutta High Court, while rejecting claim of citizenship on ground that accused possessed Aadhaar card, has ruled that ‘Aadhaar card is not a proof o.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response on Printing of Subhash Chandra Bose's Picture on Currency Notes(14.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has sought the Union government's response in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking directions to print images of Netaji Subh.....

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Calcutta HC Extends All Interim Orders Passed By It & Courts Subordinate to It Till February 28(19.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has extended the life of all interim orders passed by the High Court and courts subordinate to it, including the Tribunals till Fe.....

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Calcutta HC: Exemption Notification’s Eligibility is Question Relating to Rate of Duty(01.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has dismissed an appeal on the ground of maintainability by holding that the question with regard to the eligibility of exemption .....

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Calcutta HC Grants Extension of Time for Immersion of Idols of Household Durga Pujas(07.10.2016)

Calcutta High Court has extended the time for immersion of idols of household Durga Pujas for two hours till 6 pm in West Bengal on October 11.

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Calcutta HC Orders Police Action if Parents Continue Protests Outside School Premises(09.09.2020)

Calcutta High Court has observed that if parents do not desist from agitating before the school premises the Police may take appropriate action agains.....

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CBIC Allows Export of Goods from Bangladesh to India by Rail in Closed Containers(20.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has ordered that the daughter of West Bengal Minister, Paresh Chandra Adhikari should not be allowed to enter the school premises.....

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Cal. HC: Title & Possession Sufficient to Grant Injunction Against Construction on Joint Property(10.08.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that plaintiff seeking restraint order on defendant from making construction on a property is required to prove prima fac.....

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Cal. HC: State Can't Claim Title to Land Belonging to Citizens by Using Adverse Possession Doctrine(03.10.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that the State, professing to be a welfare state, cannot claim to have perfected its title over a piece of land by in.....

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CRIMINAL - Calcutta HC Grants Interim Protection to MP Who has Joined BJP(19.02.2019)

Calcutta High Court has given MP Soumitra Khan, who had recently joined the BJP after quitting Trinamool Congress, interim protection from arrest for .....

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Cal. HC: No Claim Certificate is Invalid if it is Pre-Condition to The Release of Final Payment(22.07.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that a discharge voucher or No Claim Certificate would be invalid on account of 'Coercion' if it is submitted as a pre-co.....

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Calcutta High Court Directs State on Regulation of Ganga Sagar Mela 2021(08.01.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed the State Government to come out with clear suggestions as to how the Ganga Sagar Mela 2021 would be regulated, contr.....

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Calcutta HC Extends All Interim Orders Passed by It & Courts Subordinate to It Till March 31(24.02.2021)

Calcutta High Court has extended the subsistence of all the interim orders passed by it and the courts subordinate to it till 31st March, 2021.

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Calcutta High Court Modifies Certain Conditions to Hold Gangasagar Mela(12.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has modified certain conditions imposed earlier while allowing the State Government to hold Gangasagar Mela amidst the fresh surge.....

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Calcutta HC Asks State to Explain Power of District Magistrate to Suspend Internet(18.05.2020)

Calcutta High Court has directed the West Bengal Government to file affidavits explaining the jurisdiction of the District Magistrate to pass order fo.....

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Calcutta HC: Compensation Cannot be Denied by State Only on Ground of Delay(27.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that in case of land acquisition, State cannot deny its obligation to pay compensation only on ground of delay since Righ.....

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Calcutta High Court: All Proceedings Under Companies Act 1956 Stands Transferred To NCLT(10.09.2018)

Calcutta High Court has held that HC has lost jurisdiction from 15th December 2016 to entertain all proceedings under Companies Act, 1956 and the same.....

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Calcutta High Court: Finding of MSME Council on Its Jurisdiction Cannot be Termed as Interim Award(23.05.2022)

Calcutta HC has held that the decision of the MSME Council on its jurisdiction is an order under Section 16 of Arbitration &Conciliation Act and canno.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Cops Fitness Report From State Govt(16.01.2017)

Calcutta High Court has asked State Government to prepare and submit a report on 'physical and mental fitness' of Kolkata policemen.

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Calcutta High Court: Reserve Bank of India is 'State' Under Article 12(11.03.2021)

Calcutta High Court has held that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is "State" under Article 12 of the Constitution of India, 1949. The Court has furthe.....

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Service of CNI Bishop Not a Personal Service: Calcutta HC(24.04.2019)

Calcutta High Court has held that service of a Bishop of Church of North India (CNI), who had challenged his superannuation, is not a personal service.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Personal Appearance of Headmaster for Failure to Comply with Earlier Order(02.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has sought the personal appearance of a school headmaster for not complying with an earlier order of the Court wherein the concern.....

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Cal. HC: Stepson Can't Deny Obligation to Maintain Stepfather if he Fulfilled His Responsibilities(31.08.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that when stepfather fulfills same responsibilities as the biological father, a stepson cannot deny his obligation to mai.....

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Calcutta HC Refuses to Stay Appointment of Primary School Teachers(21.10.2016)

Calcutta High Court has refused to stay appointment of primary school teachers in West Bengal, the process for which has already started for thousands.....

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Cal. HC: One-Line Order dismissing Appeal on Ground of Delay in Filing is Invalid(18.08.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that the one-line order dismissing an appeal on ground of delay in filing without discussing the merits of the case shall.....

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Cal. HC: Requirements of S.21 Arbitration Act Must be Complied Before Invoking Jurisdiction U/S 11(03.10.2022)

Calcutta High Court while hearing application under Section 11 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (Arbitration Act), held that since requiremen.....

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SERVICE - SC/ST Candidates Applying for High Court Jobs Not Exempted from Paying Examination Fee: Calcutta HC(22.02.2019)

Calcutta High Court has held that imposing examination fee on Scheduled Caste Schedule Tribe applicants to Group D Posts in the High Court is not ille.....

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Calcutta HC Grants Bail To NDPS Accused, Orders Enquiry & Preservation of CCTV Footage(18.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court in a case of Custodial torture, has granted bail to an accused against whom proceedings under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic .....

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Calcutta HC Directs Amendment of Senior Designation Guidelines(01.02.2019)

Calcutta High Court has observed that condition stipulating regular practice in high court for being considered for designation as a senior advocate s.....

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Calcutta HC Directs Disclosure of Status of CCTVs in All police Stations and Child-Friendly Corners(17.11.2020)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Home Secretary, Government of West Bengal to disclose the status of CCTVs in all police stations including child-.....

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Calcutta HC Condones Delay in Appeals Filed by Revenue in Penny Stock Scam(14.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has condoned the delay in a bunch of appeals filed by the Revenue, holding that the benefit provided is optional under the Direct .....

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Calcutta HC: Application u/s 9 Of A&C Act Can be Filed Where Part of Cause of Action has Arisen(14.10.2020)

Calcutta High Court has observed that an application under section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 can be filed where a part of the ca.....

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Calcutta High Court Suspends Functioning Till July 19(14.07.2020)

Calcutta High Court has extended the period of suspension of judicial and administrative functioning of the High Court till 19th July, 2020, on accoun.....

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Calcutta HC Directs Speaker to Decide Disqualification Petition Against TMC MLA Mukul Roy(28.09.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Speaker of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly to decide on the disqualification petition moved by BJP MLA Suven.....

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Calcutta HC: Criminal Trial Need Not Split Up Against Company Refusing Representation Before Court(24.02.2020)

Calcutta High Court has held that where a company having notice, fails to represent itself in criminal judicial proceedings, the Courts must proceed w.....

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Calcutta HC Refuses to Interfere in Dispute Over Citizenship of Hindu Man(03.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has refused to interfere in a dispute over the citizenship of a Hindu man, claiming to have converted his religion from Islam, by .....

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Calcutta HC: Rehabilitation of Trafficking Victim Not Dependent on Pace of Investigation/ Trial(02.07.2018)

Calcutta High Court has directed State to pay compensation to a child trafficking survivor, rejecting State’s assertion that she was not entitled to s.....

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Calcutta High Court Junks Centre's Proposal to Rename it as Kolkata(19.07.2016)

Calcutta High Court has unanimously denied Centre's proposal to rename it as Kolkata and the decision has been communicated to the State Law Ministry.

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Calcutta HC: Post-Award Interest is Not Advisory but Mandate of A&C Act(04.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that award of future or post-award interest is not advisory but a mandate of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 a.....

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Calcutta HC Gives Fresh Opportunity to Assessee Due to Technical Glitches in Income Tax Portal(20.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed the assessing officer to start new assessment proceeding as taxpayer could not furnish answers to the notice due to t.....

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Cal. HC: Persons With Disabilities Act Shifts Focus from Their Protection to Empowerment(09.08.2022)

Calcutta High Court while quashing resolution passed by a College refusing to consider person with impairment for appointment in physically handicappe.....

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Calcutta HC Directs State for Setting Up Grievance Redressal Forum u/s 11 of Transgender Act, 2019(16.02.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Chief Secretary of the West Bengal State to take immediate steps to set up a Grievance Redressal Forum and Mechan.....

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CRIMINAL - Saradha Chit Fund Scam: Calcutta HC Grants Interim Protection to Nalini Chidambaram from Arrest(19.02.2019)

Calcutta High Court has granted interim protection to Nalini Chidambaram, wife of former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram, from arrest by CBI for .....

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Cal. HC: Only Licensing Authority Can Suspend Driving License, Not Police Officer(22.07.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that a police officer has no right to disqualify a person or revoke a driving license under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988,.....

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Calcutta HC Refuses to Interfere with Single Bench Order on 30% Domicile Reservation(01.10.2020)

Calcutta High Court has refused to interfere in the Single Bench order which refused to grant interim relief in a writ petition challenging the consti.....

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Calcutta HC: Arbitration Agreement Not Discharged By Death of Party and Is Enforceable(18.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that an arbitration agreement will not be discharged by the death of a party and it will be enforceable by or against.....

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Calcutta HC Upholds Govt. Durga Puja Grant for Puja Committees(19.10.2020)

Calcutta High Court has refused to invalidate the State Government's notification which provided for disbursements of Rs. 50,000 each for Committees/O.....

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Calcutta HC: Gazetted Officer Who Is Part of Raid Is Not 'Independent Person'(16.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that a Gazetted Officer who is a member of the raiding party cannot be said to be an independent person. The Court furthe.....

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Calcutta HC Directs Minor Child to Remain with Adoptive Parents(05.12.2016)

Calcutta High Court has directed that a two-year-old child would remain with a couple who had adopted her, despite biological mother's tearful plea to.....

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Calcutta HC: Goods Attracting Nil Rate of GST Compensation Cess Shall be Treated as ‘Exempted’(13.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that the goods attracting nil rate of cess shall be treated as ‘exempted’ for the purpose of adjusted total turnover unde.....

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Calcutta HC Refuses to Stay Publication of NUJS Merit List(17.09.2020)

Calcutta High Court has refused to grant interim relief in a writ petition challenging the constitutionality of the law mandating 30% domicile reserva.....

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Calcutta High Court Orders CAG Audit of Amphan Relief(02.12.2020)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India to audit Amphan Cyclone related relief, amid allegations of irregu.....

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Calcutta HC: No Interference Can be Made Where Adult Woman Decides to Marry and Convert(22.12.2020)

Calcutta High Court has made it clear that if an adult woman marries as per her choice and decides to convert and not return to her paternal house, th.....

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Calcutta High Court: Issues Decided by Consumer Forums Attract Principles of Res Judicata(06.04.2017)

Calcutta High Court has observed that state/national consumer redressal forums have the trappings of courts and are adjudicatory bodies, and so issues.....

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Calcutta High Court Stays Investigation Against BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya, Mukul Roy(17.11.2020)

Calcutta High Court has stayed the police investigation against Bharatiya Janta Party leaders Kailash Vijayvargiya, Mukul Roy and two others in connec.....

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Calcutta HC: Authority of CBI Unfettered by Withdrawal of Consent of State Government(04.02.2021)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that the authority of the Central Bureau of Investigation to investigate into the allegations in a particular case withi.....

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Calcutta HC: Writ Jurisdiction Can be Invoked Despite Availability of Alternative Remedy(03.02.2021)

Calcutta High Court has held that a writ petition Article 226 of the Constitution of India, 1949, challenging the jurisdiction of National Company Law.....

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Absence of Witness Signatures on Arrest Memo is Sufficient to Assume Wrongful Detention: Calcutta HC(16.08.2018)

Calcutta High Court has asserted that absence of witness signatures on arrest memo is sufficient to discharge the onus on the accused to establish tha.....

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Calcutta HC Allows Batch of Writ Petitions Seeking Quashing of Re-assessment Notices(18.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has allowed a batch of writ petitions seeking quashing of impugned re-assessment notices issued post March 31, 2021 by the concern.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Medical Report in Rape Case of 11-Yr Old in WB's Basirhat(31.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed the State government to submit the case diary along with a status report that pertains to the investigation into the .....

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Calcutta High Court Issues Directions to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse in Schools(19.11.2018)

Calcutta High Court has directed authorities to appoint counsellors in about one lakh educational institutions in West Bengal to protect students from.....

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