Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicCalcutta High Court

Topic: Calcutta High Court

Calcutta HC to hear Mamata Banerjee’s plea seeking recusal of Nandigram election petition

Justice Chanda had on 18 June adjourned Banerjee's election petition to declare the election of Suvendu Adhikari from Nandigram null and void.

Calcutta HC dismisses Bengal govt’s plea, NHRC to proceed with probe on post-poll violence

The plea sought a recall of the order passed over PILs alleging displacement of people, physical assault, destruction of property and ransacking of businesses after Bengal polls.

Calcutta HC grants interim bail to 4 TMC leaders in Narada case

The high court also directed the 4 TMC leaders — ministers Subrata Mukherjee & Firhad Hakim, MLA Madan Mitra and ex-mayor Sovan Chatterjee — to furnish bail bonds of Rs 2 lakh each.

CBI moves SC against high court’s house arrest order of 4 TMC leaders in Narada case

The Calcutta High Court on 21 May ordered the shifting of two West Bengal ministers, an MLA and a former Kolkata mayor to house arrest from jail.

Calcutta HC orders house arrest of four TMC leaders held in Narada sting tapes case

The division bench judges disagreed over vacating a stay given by them on bail granted by a special CBI court to Subrata Mukherjee, Firhad Hakim, Madan Mitra and Sovan Chatterjee.

Calcutta HC defers hearing on Narada case ‘due to unavoidable circumstances’

A division bench is hearing a CBI application to transfer the jailed TMC leaders' bail applications from the Special CBI Court to the High Court citing unprecedented mob pressures.

TMC leaders to stay in jail as Calcutta HC adjourns hearing in Narada case till Thursday

The high court Monday night stayed the lower court's decision to grant bail to the four leaders, arrested and charge-sheeted by the CBI in the Narada sting case.

Calcutta HC stays bail of TMC ministers and leaders arrested by CBI in Narada sting case

The division bench said it deemed it appropriate to stay the special court's order and direct that the accused person shall be treated to be in judicial custody till further orders.

Calcutta HC directs authorities to strictly enforce EC ban on rallies on 2 May

A restriction of a maximum of two persons has been placed on the winning party for collecting the certificate, the commission told the division bench.

‘Want to raise surrogate child’, says man who moved HC seeking custody of dead son’s sperm

On 19 January, the court dismissed man's plea seeking to collect the preserved sperm of the dead son. The judge said only the deceased's wife has the right over it.

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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