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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kolkata/IBNS: In a rare order, the Calcutta High Court on Thursday allowed a woman to terminate her pregnancy after 35 weeks, reports said.
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.
Kolkata/UNI: Polling for the much-anticipated Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) election began at 7 AM here on Sunday.
Kolkata/IBNS: Agreeing with the single bench’s verdict, the division bench of Calcutta High Court on Friday night ruled no central force was needed for the Dec 19 civic polls in Kolkata.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court has set aside the Calcutta High Court's ruling, allowing the use of green crackers with relatively less-polluting materials during the upcoming festivities, media reports said.
New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court vacation bench will hear the appeal against the Calcutta High Court's order banning firecrackers during the festive season in West Bengal on Monday.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta high court on Monday eased some of the restrictions imposed on Durga Puja celebrations while allowing local people to take part in puja rituals, such as "pushpanjali" and "sindur khela", only if they have received two doses of vaccine, according to media reports.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking cancellation of the upcoming Bhabanipur byelection, where West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is contesting as a Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate to continue with her post, media reports said.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court on Friday reserved its order on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed questioning the Election Commission of India (ECI)'s decision to conduct a bypoll in Bhabanipur assembly seat amid pandemic where Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee is a contestant.