February 04, 2023 07:18 (IST)
Follow us:
facebook-white sharing button
twitter-white sharing button
instagram-white sharing button
youtube-white sharing button
Hockey Men's World Cup 2023: India beat Japan 8-0 in classification match | Amid row, Kerala Congress screens controversial BBC documentary on PM Modi in Thiruvananthapuram | Republic Day Parade to showcase India’s indigenous military prowess, cultural diversity | Mulayam Singh Yadav, Zakir Hussain conferred Padma Vibhushan award | Dilip Mahalanabis, who pioneered ORS use, to be awarded Padma Vibhushan

Calcutta HC judge Rajasekhar Mantha initiates criminal contempt proceedings against lawyers for 'ruckus in courtroom'

Kolkata/IBNS: Justice Rajasekhar Mantha of the Calcutta High Court has initiated a criminal contempt proceedings against lawyers for creating a ruckus inside the courtroom, media reports said.

Lawyers protest against Calcutta HC Justice Rajashekhar Mantha over recent verdicts, posters put up outside his home

Kolkata/IBNS: A group of lawyers Monday protested outside the chamber of Justice Rajashekhar Mantha of the Calcutta High Court and a few others blocked the entrance to his bench over some of his recent verdicts which led the functioning of the court proceedings to come to a halt.

Calcutta High Court picks CBI official DIG Shenvi to probe SSC scam

Kolkata/UNI: The Calcutta High Court on Friday picked CBI official DIG Ashwin Shenvi to head the newly reconstituted CBI Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the alleged teachers recruitment scam in government-aided schools across West Bengal, court sources said on Saturday.

CBI files charge sheet in Bengal SSC scam, names ex-minister Partha Chatterjee

Kolkata/UNI: Trinamool Congress heavyweight and former West Bengal Minister Partha Chatterjee was among 16 persons named in a charge sheet filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday in a case related to the School Service Commission (SSC) recruitment scam.

Calcutta HC declares Mamata govt's key doorstep ration scheme 'illegal'

Kolkata/IBNS: In a setback for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the Calcutta High Court Wednesday declared the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government's doorstep ration scheme "illegal", media reports said.

Govt appoints 9 Judicial Officers as Additional Judges of Calcutta HC

New Delhi: The Central government has appointed nine Judicial Officers as the Additional Judges of the Calcutta High Court, a statement said on Sunday.

West Bengal Medical Council led by TMC's Nirmal Maji running unlawfully, to be dissolved by next month: Calcutta HC

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday held that the present West Bengal Medical Council (WBMC), headed by the ruling TMC MLA Nirmal Maji, is an illegal body and it is running unlawfully.

SSC Scam: Calcutta HC directs Bengal govt to provide teaching job to petitioner Babita Sarkar

Kolkata/UNI: The Calcutta High Court on Friday directed the West Bengal School Service Commission to provide an appointment letter within 10 days to the petitioner, Babita Sarkar, in place of dismissed state junior education minister Paresh Chandra Adhikari's daughter Ankita Adhikari, who got job allegedly by unfair means.

Bengal's School Service Commission flouted all norms in recruiting 381 Group-C staff: Judicial probe panel

Kolkata/IBNS: In a major embarrassment for the Mamata Banerjee government, a judicial probe committee's report on Friday stated that West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) had flouted all norms while recruiting 381 Group-C staff, reports said.

Calcutta HC directs CBI to probe TMC leader Bhadu Sheikh's murder

Kolkata/UNI: The Calcutta High Court on Friday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the murder of TMC leader Bhadu Sheikh along with the Bogtui massacre in which nine people were burnt alive on March 21 in West Bengal's Birbhum district.

Calcutta HC directs CBI to quiz former advisor of SSC

Kolkata/UNI: A single bench of the Calcutta High Court on Thursday ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to question former School Service Commission (SSC) advisor SP Sinha concerning alleged irregularities in the appointment of teachers in government-aided schools.

Calcutta High Court orders CBI probe into Birbhum arson

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court on Friday ordered a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the arson, which killed at least eight people at Bogtui village in West Bengal's Birbhum district.

In rare order Calcutta High Court allows woman to terminate pregnancy after 35 weeks

Kolkata/IBNS: In a rare order, the Calcutta High Court on Thursday allowed a woman to terminate her pregnancy after 35 weeks, reports said.

Calcutta HC allows West Bengal govt to hold Gangasagar Mela amid COVID-19

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court on Friday allowed the West Bengal government to go ahead with the Gangasagar Mela, which attracts lakhs of people, amid the massive surge in COVID-19 in the state, media reports said.

Voting for Kolkata Municipal Corporation election begins

Kolkata/UNI: Polling for the much-anticipated Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) election began at 7 AM here on Sunday.