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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.

Calcutta High Court stays withdrawal of central forces from Darjeeling

Darjeeling, Oct 17 (IBNS): Following the appeal by the West Bengal government, the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday stayed the withdrawal of central paramilitary forces from violence-hit Darjeeling till October 27, media reports said.

Calcutta High Court slams Bengal govt over Durga immersion row, verdict on Thursday

Kolkata, Sep 20 (IBNS): The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday criticized Mamata government's curb on the immersion of goddess Durga idol on Ekadashi (Oct 1) for Muharram celebration in the state.

Bengal govt extends Durga immersion time on Vijaya Dashami, Calcutta High Court seeks more

Kolkata, Sep 15 (IBNS): West Bengal government on Friday announced to partly relax restrictions on Durga idol immersion, reports said.

Calcutta HC judge sentences CJI, 7 other SC judges to 5 years in prison

Kolkata, May 8 (IBNS): Calcutta High Court judge Chinnaswamy Swaminathan Karnan, who is currently facing contempt of court proceedings for defying orders of the Supreme Court, on Monday awarded five years rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs 1 lakh each to Chief Justice of India J S Khehar and seven other judges of the Supreme Court,

Fire breaks out at Calcutta High Court's new building, no casualty

Kolkata, Feb 9 (IBNS): A minor fire broke out at the new building of Calcutta High Court on Thursday afternoon, reports said.

Calcutta High Court grants conditional bail to BJP leader Jay Prakash Majumder

Kolkata, Feb 3 (IBNS): State BJP vice-president and spokesperson Jay Prakash Majumder, who was arrested by Bidhannagar City Police in January for allegedly cheating TET (Teachers' Eligibility Test) candidates, was granted conditional bail from the Calcutta High Court on Friday.