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Supreme Court sets aside Calcutta High Court order banning firecrackers during festivals this year
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Supreme Court sets aside Calcutta High Court order banning firecrackers during festivals this year

A special bench of Justices also asked the West Bengal government to explore the possibility to ensure that banned firecrackers and related items are not imported in the state at the entry point itself

West Bengal post-poll violence: SC tells Centre, others to respond to state's appeal against HC-directed CBI probe
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West Bengal post-poll violence: SC tells Centre, others to respond to state's appeal against HC-directed CBI probe

The high court verdict came on PILs which had alleged that people were subjected to assault, made to flee homes and properties were destroyed during the violence in the wake of the Assembly elections

Calcutta HC refuses to stay Bhabanipur bypoll to be contested by Mamata Banerjee
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Calcutta HC refuses to stay Bhabanipur bypoll to be contested by Mamata Banerjee

The high court dismissed the PIL in which the language used to seek the by-poll was challenged

NHRC report on Bengal post-poll violence recommends CBI probe, slams Mamata govt
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NHRC report on Bengal post-poll violence recommends CBI probe, slams Mamata govt

"This was retributive violence by supporters of the ruling party against supporters of the main Opposition party," the NHRC committee said in its scathing remarks

Suvendu Adhikari moves SC, seeks transfer of Mamata Banerjee’s plea against poll win out of Bengal
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Suvendu Adhikari moves SC, seeks transfer of Mamata Banerjee’s plea against poll win out of Bengal

Banerjee's petition challenged Adhikari's victory from the Nandigram constituency and sought a reevaluation of the result

Calcutta HC judge recuses self from hearing plea challenging Suvendu Adhikari's election, imposes Rs 5 lakh cost on Mamata
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Calcutta HC judge recuses self from hearing plea challenging Suvendu Adhikari's election, imposes Rs 5 lakh cost on Mamata

Mamata Banerjee's lawyers had suggested that Justice Kausik Chanda should recuse himself from the case since he was associated with the BJP

Narada bribery case: Bengal Bar Council seeks removal of Calcutta HC's acting chief justice; all you need to know
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Narada bribery case: Bengal Bar Council seeks removal of Calcutta HC's acting chief justice; all you need to know

The letter signed by Chairman of the Bar Council, stated that Justice Bindal had stayed an interim order of bail passed by the Special CBI Court 'in favor of members of a certain political dispensation'

Nandigram poll result: Calcutta HC reserves verdict on Mamata Banerjee's plea seeking judge's recusal
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Nandigram poll result: Calcutta HC reserves verdict on Mamata Banerjee's plea seeking judge's recusal

The CM said Justice Chanda was an active member of the BJP till 2015, and that there could be a bias because election of a BJP candidate is being challenged

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

Justice Kaushik Chanda had on 18 June adjourned Banerjee's petition praying for declaring the election of Suvendu Adhikari from Nandigram null and void

Narada sting tape case: SC judge Justice Aniruddha Bose recuses himself; how it will affect the case
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Narada sting tape case: SC judge Justice Aniruddha Bose recuses himself; how it will affect the case

Narada sting tape case: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and minister Moloy Ghatak had filed petitions with the SC about their role on the day of the arrest of four TMC leaders by the CBI

Why Calcutta HC dismissed West Bengal plea to recall order directing NHRC to probe post-poll violence
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Why Calcutta HC dismissed West Bengal plea to recall order directing NHRC to probe post-poll violence

Earlier, the high court had directed the Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to constitute a committee for examining all cases of alleged human rights violations in the post-poll violence in West Bengal

Narada bribery case: SC allows CBI to withdraw appeal against house arrest of TMC leaders
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Narada bribery case: SC allows CBI to withdraw appeal against house arrest of TMC leaders

TMC's Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee, Madan Mitra and Sovan Chatterjee, who were arrested by the CBI last Monday, were put under house arrest from jail on a Calcutta HC order

Narada case: Calcutta HC orders house arrest of four TMC leaders, forms larger bench to hear CBI's plea
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Narada case: Calcutta HC orders house arrest of four TMC leaders, forms larger bench to hear CBI's plea

The CBI has sought transfer of the case from a lower court to itself alleging extraordinary circumstances wherein West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee sat on a dharna in the CBI office after the arrests

Narada case: Three Trinamool Congress lawmakers among four party leaders ordered house arrest by Calcutta High Court
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Narada case: Three Trinamool Congress lawmakers among four party leaders ordered house arrest by Calcutta High Court

State ministers Subrata Mukherjee and Firhad Hakim, TMC MLA Madan Mitra and ex-Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee were arrested by the CBI on Monday in connection with the case

Narada scam case: 'Orchestrated attempts' to frustrate justice, CBI tells Calcutta HC; no interim relief for arrested TMC leaders
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Narada scam case: 'Orchestrated attempts' to frustrate justice, CBI tells Calcutta HC; no interim relief for arrested TMC leaders

The four TMC leaders arrested in the Narada sting case will remain in judicial custody for another day as the Calcutta High Court hearing on the stay on their bail petitions concluded today without any order. The hearing will resume tomorrow at 2 pm

Narada case: West Bengal guv Jagdeep Dhankhar sanctions CBI prosecution of TMC leaders
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Narada case: West Bengal guv Jagdeep Dhankhar sanctions CBI prosecution of TMC leaders

The Narada sting tapes, made public before the 2016 Assembly elections in West Bengal, purported to show TMC ministers, MPs and MLAs receiving money in lieu of promised favours

Calcutta High Court starts hiring process for over 150 posts, apply online at calcuttahighcourt.gov.in
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Calcutta High Court starts hiring process for over 150 posts, apply online at calcuttahighcourt.gov.in

There are 153 vacancies for DEO, 3 posts are available for System Analyst, 1 post for Senior Programmer and 2 posts for System Manager

Madras HC accepted mistake by questioning validity of special courts for lawmakers, says SC
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Madras HC accepted mistake by questioning validity of special courts for lawmakers, says SC

A bench comprising justices NV Ramana, Surya Kant and Aniruddha Bose, made the remark while hearing a PIL filed by lawyer and BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay seeking speedy disposal of cases against the lawmakers

Calcutta HC partially eases 'no-entry' order on Durga puja pandals, to allow 60 organisers at a time
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Calcutta HC partially eases 'no-entry' order on Durga puja pandals, to allow 60 organisers at a time

Maintaining that no visitors will not be allowed inside pandals, the court also said that dhakis (traditional drummers) will be allowed in a 'limited number', just outside the no-entry zone

Durga Puja in the time of COVID: Kolkata's sarbojanik pandals must keep out the faithful, for community's welfare
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Durga Puja in the time of COVID: Kolkata's sarbojanik pandals must keep out the faithful, for community's welfare

Durga Puja is not just a time of revelry, the climax of Kolkata’s cultural calendar. It’s also a huge economic high point.