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Calcutta HC refuses to intervene in Mamata Banerjee's Durga puja dole

Kolkata, Oct 10 (IBNS): In a win for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday refused to intervene in West Bengal government's announcement of Rs 10 lakh each as a grant to all Durga puja committees across the state, media reports said.

Calcutta HC issues interim stay on WB government's puja disbursement

Kolkata, Oct 5 (IBNS): The Calcutta High Court on Friday issued an interim stay on West Bengal government's disbursement to all clubs organising Durga puja across the state, media reports said.

CBI arrests NCB officer, Kolkata's renowned lawyer for allegedly demanding extortion money

Kolkata, Sep 4 (IBNS): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday midnight arrested a renowned advocate of the Calcutta High Court and an official of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)'s Eastern Region for allegedly demanding extortion from a city businessman, officials said.

Getting Dearness Allowance is a legal right of govt employees: Calcutta HC

Kolkata, Aug 31 (IBNS): Dismissing the order of West Bengal State Administrative Tribunal (SAT), a division bench of the Calcutta High Court on Friday said that state government employees have legal rights to get dearness allowances (DA).

Calcutta High Court stays West Bengal Medical Council election process

Kolkata, Aug 16 (IBNS): A single-judge bench of the Calcutta High Court on Thursday put an interim stay on the election process of West Bengal Medical Council (WBMC) till November over several alleged irregularities in the polling process.

Bengal panchayat poll: SC stays Calcutta HC's order to allow e-nominations, election in 66% seats on May 14

New Delhi/Kolkata, May 10 (IBNS): The Supreme Court has stayed not only the Calcutta High Court's order of allowing e-nominations filed by the opposition parties, but also the uncontested win by the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in 34% of the total seats, media reports said.

Bengal Panchayat polls: Calcutta HC directs State Election Commission to accept nominations filed through email

Kolkata, May 8 (IBNS): In a significant judgement, a division bench of the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday directed West Bengal State Election Commission to accept and validate all Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) candidates' nominations, which were filed through electronic messaging (email), for upcoming Panchayat polls.

Calcutta HC asks WB BJP chief Dilip Ghosh to furnish educational qualification documents

Kolkata, May 4 (IBNS): The Calcutta High Court has asked West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Dilip Ghosh to produce the documents of his educational qualifications, in response to a petition filed by a former saffron party leader, media reports said.

Calcutta High Court may decide West Bengal panchayat poll date today

Kolkata, May 4 (IBNS): The Calcutta High Court may take a final call on West Bengal panchayat poll date on Friday, media reports said.

Calcutta High Court to hear pleas against one-day West Bengal panchayat poll today

Kolkata, Apr 30 (IBNS): The Calcutta High Court on Monday will hear the two opposition parties' pleas against the State Election Commission's (SEC's) decision to conduct a single phase panchayat poll in West Bengal, media reports said.

Bengal Panchayat election suit: Calcutta High Court orders to extend nomination deadline, reschedule election dates

Kolkata, Apr 20 (IBNS): A single-judge bench of the Calcutta High Court on Friday directed the West Bengal State Election Commission to extend its deadline for nomination filing.

Hearing on West Bengal Panchayat poll ends in Calcutta High Court; verdict tomorrow

Kolkata, Apr 19 (IBNS): A single-judge bench of the Calcutta High Court will pronounce the verdict on West Bengal Panchayat poll on Friday, as the hearing of petitions seeking an extension of nomination filing deadline ended on Thursday.

Approach Calcutta HC to seek extension of nomination filing deadline, SC tells BJP, CPI-M

New Delhi, Apr 11 (IBNS): The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked Bharatiya Janata Party and CPI-M to approach the Calcutta High Court to seek an extension of nomination filing deadline for the panchayat polls in West Bengal, scheduled to be held in May, media reports said.

Mamata Banerjee receives D.Litt, says her life is full of negligences

Kolkata, Jan 11 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday received an honourary D.Litt degree from Calcutta University amid the ongoing hearing of the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Calcutta High Court against the conferment of the title.

PIL in Calcutta HC against CU's decision to award Mamata Banerjee with D.Litt

Kolkata, Jan 8 (IBNS): Challenging Calcutta University (CU)'s announcement to confer West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with its prestigious D.Litt (Doctor of Letters) degree, a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in Calcutta High Court, reports said.