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Voting for Kolkata Municipal Corporation election begins

Kolkata/UNI: Polling for the much-anticipated Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) election began at 7 AM here on Sunday.

Central force not needed in Kolkata civic polls, says Calcutta HC; BJP to move SC

Kolkata/IBNS: Agreeing with the single bench’s verdict, the division bench of Calcutta High Court on Friday night ruled no central force was needed for the Dec 19 civic polls in Kolkata.

Supreme Court allows green crackers during festivities in Bengal, cancels Calcutta HC's order

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court has set aside the Calcutta High Court's ruling, allowing the use of green crackers with relatively less-polluting materials during the upcoming festivities, media reports said.

Supreme Court to hear appeal against Calcutta High Court cracker ban

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court vacation bench will hear the appeal against the Calcutta High Court's order banning firecrackers during the festive season in West Bengal on Monday.

Double vaccination compulsory to participate in Durga puja rituals: Calcutta HC

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta high court on Monday eased some of the restrictions imposed on Durga Puja celebrations while allowing local people to take part in puja rituals, such as "pushpanjali" and "sindur khela", only if they have received two doses of vaccine, according to media reports.

No stay on Bhabanipur bypoll where Mamata Banerjee contesting: Calcutta HC

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking cancellation of the upcoming Bhabanipur byelection, where West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is contesting as a Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate to continue with her post, media reports said.

Bhabanipur bypoll case: Calcutta HC questions EC for expediting particularly one byelection, reserves order

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court on Friday reserved its order on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed questioning the Election Commission of India (ECI)'s decision to conduct a bypoll in Bhabanipur assembly seat amid pandemic where Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee is a contestant.

Bengal post-poll violence probe: Former Calcutta HC Chief Justice Manjula Chellur to head SIT

Kolkata/UNI: The Calcutta High Court Friday appointed its former Chief Justice Manjula Chellur as the head of the Special Investigation Team (SIT), which the court set up to probe into the allegations of post-poll violence in West Bengal.

West Bengal Govt appoints 10 IPS officers to assist Calcutta HC formed SIT to probe post-poll violence

Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal government on Wednesday deputed 10 IPS officers to assist the Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed by the Calcutta High Court to probe the alleged incidents of murder and sexual assault since the declaration of Bengal assembly poll results on May 2, officials said on Thursday.

CBI files 21 FIRs in Bengal post-poll violence probe

Kolkata/IBNS: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday filed 21 FIRs and made two arrests from Nadia district in connection with the post-poll violence case in West Bengal.

Calcutta HC transfers Bengal 'post-poll violence' probe to CBI

Kolkata/IBNS: In a major setback for the West Bengal government, the Calcutta High Court Thursday ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the allegations of murders, rapes and unnatural deaths reported after the verdict of March-April state elections was declared on May 2.

'Biased, absurd and false; disregard it': Bengal govt tells court on NHRC post-poll violence report

Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal government has slammed the report by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) submitted to the Calcutta High Court on post-poll violence in the state and called it "false, absurd, biased, and full of sweeping homilies".

Calcutta HC rejects Bengal govt's request to make NHRC report on post-poll rape allegations public

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court Thursday rejected the West Bengal government's request to make the details of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)'s report on post-poll rape allegations public.

Calcutta HC to hear Mamata Banerjee's plea challenging Nandigram result next on Aug 12

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court will hear West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's plea challenging the poll results in Nandigram, where she has lost to rival from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Suvendu Adhikari, next on Aug 12.

Calcutta HC to hear Mamata Banerjee's plea against Nandigram result today

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court will Wednesday hear West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's plea challenging the poll results in Nandigram, where she has lost to rival from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Suvendu Adhikari.