Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicCalcutta High Court

Topic: Calcutta High Court

After CBI row, Modi & Mamata govts spar over Calcutta High Court bench in north Bengal

PM Narendra Modi inaugurated a circuit bench of the Calcutta High Court last week, at an event with no West Bengal government representative.

Calcutta High Court declines an immediate hearing on West Bengal govt’s plea on CBI

Justice Shivakant Prasad refused to give the matter an immediate hearing and listed it for Tuesday.

In the Supreme Court today, a busy day for the collegium

ThePrint looks at the decisions taken by the top court collegium on elevation of judges in six high courts.

Remembering WC Bonnerjee, the first president of Indian National Congress

An advocate of the Swadeshi movement, Bonnerjee remains one of the youngest presidents of the Congress.

Calcutta High Court quashes order allowing BJP ‘rath yatra’ in Bengal

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 allows BJP’s Rath Yatra, party to announce dates soon

The West Bengal government had refused permission for the BJP's 'Rath Yatra', citing intelligence reports of possible communal violence.

Calcutta High Court says can’t give permission to BJP rath yatra rallies after state refuses

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.

Supreme Court collegium recommends chief justices for 5 high courts

The collegium, headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi, filled the vacancies in the Calcutta, Sikkim, Gauhati, Bombay and Uttarakhand high courts.

Supreme Court collegium breaks with tradition, ‘interviews’ candidates for HC judge posts

The exercise is an attempt to address criticism about the collegium’s ‘opaque’ appointments process.

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.


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.