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Bengal gears up for Panchayat poll tomorrow under massive security blanket

Kolkata/IBNS/UNI: Amidst an atmosphere of palpable tension following unbridled pre-poll violence, West Bengal is gearing up for the three-tier Panchayat poll with single-phase voting on Saturday.

PIL filed in Calcutta HC challenging appointment of Bengal Election Commissioner Rajiva Sinha

Kolkata/IBNS: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was on Monday filed in Calcutta High Court challenging the appointment of West Bengal Election Commissioner Rajiva Sinha, court media reports said.

Bengal panchayat polls: Calcutta HC orders CBI probe into 'tampering' of 'nomination papers'

Kolkata/IBNS: In an unprecedented scenario, the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday ordered a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the alleged tampering of nomination papers filed for the upcoming West Bengal panchayat polls, media reports said.

Calcutta HC orders deployment of central forces in Bengal Panchayat poll

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court Tuesday ordered the West Bengal State Election Commission to ensure the deployment of central paramilitary forces for the July 8 Panchayat polls in the state.

Mamata Banerjee congratulates new Calcutta High Court Chief Justice Justice T S Sivagnanam

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday expressed heartfelt congratulations and conveyed her best wishes to Justice T S Sivagnanam, who was sworn in as the Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court.

Bengal Ram Navami clashes to be probed by NIA

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court on Thursday directed that the communal clashes, which took place over the Hindu festival Ram Navami in two districts of West Bengal last month, will be probed by the National Investigation  Agency (NIA), media reports said.

6 months after death, Calcutta HC orders IIT-Kharagpur student's body be exhumed for second autopsy

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court has ordered the exhumation and the second autopsy of the body of IIT Kharagpur student Faizan Ahmed, six months after his death, media reports said.

Bengal: ISF MLA Naushad Siddique gets bail after 40 days

Kolkata/IBNS: Lone Indian Secular Front (ISF) MLA Naushad Siddique was on Thursday granted bail 40 days after he was arrested by the Kolkata Police in connection with a clash in the city's downtown, media reports said.

Calcutta HC judge Rajasekhar Mantha initiates criminal contempt proceedings against lawyers for 'ruckus in courtroom'

Kolkata/IBNS: Justice Rajasekhar Mantha of the Calcutta High Court has initiated a criminal contempt proceedings against lawyers for creating a ruckus inside the courtroom, media reports said.

Lawyers protest against Calcutta HC Justice Rajashekhar Mantha over recent verdicts, posters put up outside his home

Kolkata/IBNS: A group of lawyers Monday protested outside the chamber of Justice Rajashekhar Mantha of the Calcutta High Court and a few others blocked the entrance to his bench over some of his recent verdicts which led the functioning of the court proceedings to come to a halt.

Calcutta High Court picks CBI official DIG Shenvi to probe SSC scam

Kolkata/UNI: The Calcutta High Court on Friday picked CBI official DIG Ashwin Shenvi to head the newly reconstituted CBI Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the alleged teachers recruitment scam in government-aided schools across West Bengal, court sources said on Saturday.

CBI files charge sheet in Bengal SSC scam, names ex-minister Partha Chatterjee

Kolkata/UNI: Trinamool Congress heavyweight and former West Bengal Minister Partha Chatterjee was among 16 persons named in a charge sheet filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday in a case related to the School Service Commission (SSC) recruitment scam.

Calcutta HC declares Mamata govt's key doorstep ration scheme 'illegal'

Kolkata/IBNS: In a setback for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the Calcutta High Court Wednesday declared the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government's doorstep ration scheme "illegal", media reports said.

Govt appoints 9 Judicial Officers as Additional Judges of Calcutta HC

New Delhi: The Central government has appointed nine Judicial Officers as the Additional Judges of the Calcutta High Court, a statement said on Sunday.

West Bengal Medical Council led by TMC's Nirmal Maji running unlawfully, to be dissolved by next month: Calcutta HC

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.