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Calcutta High Court allows Ganga Sagar Mela

Kolkata/UNI: The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday gave green light to Ganga Sagar Mela at Sagar island where several thousand pilgrims would take a holy dip tomorrow, on the day of Makarsankranti.

Calcutta High Court orders an inquiry into Cyclone Amphan relief corruption

Kolkata/UNI: Calcutta High Court on Tuesday asked the Comptroller and Auditor General of India to investigate into the alleged Cyclone Amphan’s relief corruption incident and submit a report in the next three months.

Covid-19: Calcutta HC bans use, sale of firecrackers during Kali Puja, Diwali, Chhath Puja in Bengal

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court on Thursday imposed a complete ban on the use and sale of all types of firecrackers across West Bengal during forthcoming Kali Puja, Diwali and Chhath Puja festivals in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic.

Durga Puja pandals to remain visitors-free: Calcutta HC on review petition; slight modifications introduced

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday refused to change its earlier order which barred the visitors from entering the Durga Puja pandals this year in view of the Covid-19 pandemic, though brought a few modifications to its earlier ruling.

Forum for Durgotsav files review plea against Calcutta HC order to declare Durga Puja pandals 'No-Entry Zones'

Kolkata/IBNS: A day after the Calcutta High Court ordered to make all Durga Puja pandals across West Bengal "No-Entry Zones" and barred visitors from entering the marquees, Forum for Durgotsav, an umbrella organization of over 350 community Durga Pujas, on Tuesday filed a review petition in the High Court against the judgement.

Calcutta HC bars entry of common people into Durga Puja pandals

Kolkata/IBNS: In a setback for the Durga Puja organisers in West Bengal, the Calcutta High Court on Monday barred the entry of common people into the pandals in view of Covid-19 pandemic situation in the eastern state.

Calcutta HC questions Bengal govt's Durga Puja permission, grants amid Covid-19

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court on Thursday questioned West Bengal government's decision to permit festival Durga Puja in the state amid Covid-19 pandemic and its grant of Rs. 50,000 each to the puja committee.

Calcutta High Court judge Protik Prakash Banerjee passes away

Kolkata/UNI/IBNS: Calcutta High Court judge Justice Protik Prakash Banerjee passed away on Friday following cardiac arrest.

Mukul Roy gets a breather in cheating and criminal defamation case

Kolkata/UNI: BJP leader Mukul today  got a breather from a single-judge bench of Calcutta High Court  in a case of cheating and criminal defamation in which he had been named as a co-accused.

Calcutta High Court grants live-streaming of a plea seeking entry to the fire temple

Kolkata/UNI: In a first, Calcutta High Court today gave green light to live streaming of a hearing in connection with a Parsi women’s plea seeking her grandmother’s entry into the fire temple, the Zorathatrian community’s place of worship in the city.

Calcutta HC asks West Bengal government to remove anti-CAA advertisements

Kolkata/IBNS: In a setback for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the Calcutta High Court on Monday asked the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal to remove anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, advertisements from television channels.

Calcutta HC rejects plea seeking stay on Srijit Mukherji's Gumnaami

Kolkata: In a setback for a section of the Netaji family, the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday rejected the plea which sought a stay on the release of filmmaker Srijit Mukherji's upcoming Bengali film Gumnaami based on the death and disappearance of Subhas Chandra Bose.

Saradha scam: Calcutta HC withdraws interim protection to former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar

Kolkata, Sept 13 (IBNS): The Calcutta High Court on Friday vacated its order which granted former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar protection from arrest in the Saradha cheat fund scam.

Kolkata: Govt lawyers boycott Justice Sampati Chatterjee's court room

Kolkata, July 22 (UNI): A single-judge bench of Calcutta High Court today asked 11 councillors of Bongaon municipality to file affidavits even as government-empanelled lawyers stayed away from the court-room to protest her observations on political tussle over no-trust motion in the civic body.

Saradha scam: PBT moves Calcutta HC, seeks disclosure of TMC leader Madan Mitra's health records

Kolkata, July 3 (IBNS): Patients' rights group People for Better Treatment (PBT) has moved the Calcutta High Court to seek direction for disclosure of health records based on which Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Madan Mitra was released from jail in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam.