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'Why name lions after Sita and Akbar?' Calcutta HC asks Bengal govt to rename them

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court Thursday asked the West Bengal government to rename the lion "Akbar" and lioness "Sita", whose names caused controversy after both animals were kept in the same enclosure at Siliguri's Safari Park.

After police stop, Calcutta HC allows BJP MLAs Suvendu Adhikari, Shankar Ghosh to visit Sandeshkhali

Kolkata/IBNS: Upholding its single-bench order, the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday allowed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs Suvendu Adhikari and Shankar Ghosh to visit violence-hit Sandeshkhali in West Bengal after they were stopped by police in Dhamakhali in the morning.

Bengal: Suvendu Adhikari, five other BJP leaders head to violence-hit Sandeshkhali

Kolkata/IBNS: A six-member Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) team comprising Leader of Opposition and MLA Suvendu Adhikari are heading to West Bengal's Sandeshkhali, where women have alleged to have been sexually harassed by local Trinamool Congress leaders.

Women getting pregnant in West Bengal prisons, 196 babies born: Calcutta High Court told

Kolkata/IBNS: In a shocking claim, an amicus curiae informed the Calcutta High Court that women prisoners are getting pregnant inside the jails across the state of West Bengal, media reports said.

Fake certificate scam: SC to hear allegations of 'misconduct' by Calcutta HC judge against fellow judge

Kolkata/New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Saturday halted all proceedings before a single judge and a division bench of the Calcutta High Court due to an unusual conflict, media reports said.

SC to start a special hearing tomorrow over judge vs judge row in Calcutta HC

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court will start a special hearing on Saturday after it took suo motu cognisance of Calcutta High Court Judge Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay's accusation against a colleague.

Calcutta HC allows Mamata's all-faith rally on Ram Temple inauguration day, rejects BJP's plea

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court on Thursday allowed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to hold her already announced all-faith rally on January 22, rejecting the plea filed by Leader of Opposition and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Suvendu Adhikari.

Abhishek Banerjee moves Supreme Court seeking 'restraint' on Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay's remarks

Kolkata/New Delhi/IBNS: Trinamool Congress national general secretary and Lok Sabha MP Abhishek Banerjee on Wednesday filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking a "restraint" on Calcutta High Court Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay from making "politically motivated" statements in sub-judice cases, media reports said.

Calcutta High Court affirms Harsh Vardhan Lodha's chairmanship in MP Birla Group

Kolkata: Calcutta High Court's division bench has ruled in favour of Harsh Vardhan Lodha continuing as Chairman of MP Birla Group, barring administrators to Priyamvada Devi Birla’s Estate from interfering with day-to-day operations of companies

Calcutta HC tells Kolkata Police not to take any action against Bengal BJP MLAs

Kolkata/UNI: The Calcutta High Court has granted protection to a section of BJP legislators against any action, like arrest or any coercive move, after the Kolkata Police filed FIRs against the lawmakers for alleged dishonour of the National Anthem in the West Bengal Legislative Assembly, Court sources said on Tuesday.

Calcutta High Court forms special bench to hear all Bengal school job scam cases

Kolkata/IBNS/UNI: The Calcutta High Court Friday formed a two-judge special bench to complete all hearings within six months in relation to the alleged irregularities in the recruitment of teachers in the West Bengal government-sponsored schools across the state.

Calcutta HC says it can't stop media from reporting on TMC's Abhishek Banerjee and his wife Rujira

Kolkata/UNI: The Calcutta High Court has opined that it cannot stop media from reporting on Trinamool Congress national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee and his wife Rujira Banerjee, even as some reporting appeared to be of defamatory nature, court sources confirmed on Wednesday.

Kamduni gangrape & murder: Calcutta HC acquits death penalty awardee, Bengal govt moves SC

Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal government Friday decided to move the Supreme Court after the Calcutta High Court acquitted a capital punishment awardee and commuted the death sentence of two others to life imprisonment over the gang rape and murder of a 21-year-old college student at Kamduni in North 24 Parganas, an incident that shook West Bengal 10 years ago.

Calcutta High Court directs Jadavpur University to ensure eviction of former, passed-out students from hostels

Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court has directed the Jadavpur University (JU) authorities to ensure the eviction of all passed-out or former students or illegal occupants from the hostel rooms on campus within 24 hours, court sources said.

BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari moves SC against Calcutta HC order allowing FIRs against him

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear on Aug 4, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Leader of Opposition in the West Bengal Legislative Assembly Suvendu Adhikari's plea challenging a July 20 order of Calcutta High Court vacating a two-year-long restraint on West Bengal police in registering FIRs against him.