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PM Narendra Modi inaugurated a circuit bench of the Calcutta High Court last week, at an event with no West Bengal government representative.
Justice Shivakant Prasad refused to give the matter an immediate hearing and listed it for Tuesday.
ThePrint looks at the decisions taken by the top court collegium on elevation of judges in six high courts.
An advocate of the Swadeshi movement, Bonnerjee remains one of the youngest presidents of the Congress.
The Calcutta High Court was hearing an appeal moved by the West Bengal government challenging a single bench's order allowing the BJP's 'Rath Yatra'. Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court Friday quashed the single bench order that allowed BJP's 'Rath Yatra' in West Bengal. The Division bench comprising Chief Justice Debasish Kargupta and Justice Shampa Sarkar send the case back to the single bench to consider intelligence inputs by state agencies. The two judges' bench order came after hearing an appeal moved by the state government, challenging the Thursday order of the single bench. The Calcutta High Court on Thursday gave the go ahead for the BJP's 'Rath Yatra' in West Bengal, quashing the state government's decision to refuse permission over apprehensions of communal unrest but set some conditions. Among the conditions set by the court was that the BJP will be vicariously liable for any damage or loss of public property during the conduct of...
The West Bengal government had refused permission for the BJP's 'Rath Yatra', citing intelligence reports of possible communal violence.
The West Bengal government refused to allow the BJP rally scheduled for Friday in Cooch Behar on the grounds that it might cause communal tension.
The collegium, headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi, filled the vacancies in the Calcutta, Sikkim, Gauhati, Bombay and Uttarakhand high courts.
The exercise is an attempt to address criticism about the collegium’s ‘opaque’ appointments process.