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SC stays Calcutta HC order for CBI probe into filing of plea by WBSSC in teachers recruitment scam
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SC stays Calcutta HC order for CBI probe into filing of plea by WBSSC in teachers recruitment scam

The Supreme Court also stayed the direction of the single-judge bench of the high court summoning Principal Secretary, School Education Department, Manish Jain before it on Friday in relation to the filing of the fresh application by the West Bengal Central SSC

Calcutta HC seeks report on probe into IIT-Kharagpur student's death
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Calcutta HC seeks report on probe into IIT-Kharagpur student's death

Justice Rajasekhar Mantha directed the police to produce the case diary on the next date of the hearing. The court was hearing a petition moved by the father of Faizan Ahmed who hailed from Assam, seeking a special investigation team probe into the death

Andaman ‘job-for-sex’ scandal: How two dozen women were taken to ex-chief secretary’s home and sexually exploited
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Andaman ‘job-for-sex’ scandal: How two dozen women were taken to ex-chief secretary’s home and sexually exploited

Jitendra Narain, a 1990-batch IAS officer, joined as chief secretary of Andaman and Nicobar Island in March 2021. The ‘job-for-sex’ racket was uncovered after a 21-year-old woman alleged she was gang-raped by Narain, labour commissioner RL Rishi, and others on 14 April and 1 May

Jolt for Mamata Banerjee's relative as Calcutta High Court rejects case against ED
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Jolt for Mamata Banerjee's relative as Calcutta High Court rejects case against ED

Menaka Gambhir had reached the Kolkata airport while going abroad for treatment when she was detained by officials from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and immigration department. Abhishek Banerjee's sister-in-law approached the Calcutta High Court after the incident and filed a contempt case

Supreme Court rejects Calcutta High Court verdict, grants big relief to Trinamool Congress
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Supreme Court rejects Calcutta High Court verdict, grants big relief to Trinamool Congress

The Calcutta High Court had ordered to involve the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in this case. Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA Swarna Kamal Saha and other TMC leaders had approached the Supreme Court challenging that order

Kolkata: High Court orders CBI investigation for TET answer sheet destruction case
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Kolkata: High Court orders CBI investigation for TET answer sheet destruction case

The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday ordered a CBI probe into the destruction of OMR answer sheets of candidates for the Teacher Eligibility Test in 2014.

Judge hearing cattle smuggling case gets threat letter; accused Anubrata Mondal demands CBI probe
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Judge hearing cattle smuggling case gets threat letter; accused Anubrata Mondal demands CBI probe

Asansol special CBI court judge Rajesh Chakraborty wrote to Paschim Bardhaman district judge on Monday requesting him to take note of the 'threat' and bring it to the notice of the Registrar, Judicial Service, of the Calcutta High Court

Arrested TMC leader Anubrata Mondal claims his daughter cleared school recruitment exam
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Arrested TMC leader Anubrata Mondal claims his daughter cleared school recruitment exam

The Calcutta High Court ordered Sukanya Mandal to produce her TET certificate before the court. It also asked for her marksheet in this regard for all further hearings to take place

Why Bengal should take a cue from Russia on teachers in swimsuits
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Why Bengal should take a cue from Russia on teachers in swimsuits

In a state, city and society that prides itself in being ‘progressive’ and pro-women, this bizarrely Victorian stance of one of its most coveted educational institutions is very hard to swallow

Proverbial buck in West Bengal stops with the chief minister
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Proverbial buck in West Bengal stops with the chief minister

It is highly improbable that all these numerous scams, violence and suppression of democracy would be happening in the state without the tactical approval and blessings from the Chief Minister’s Office

Ensure COVID-19 guidelines are followed during TMC Martyrs' Day rally today: Calcutta HC to authorities
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Ensure COVID-19 guidelines are followed during TMC Martyrs' Day rally today: Calcutta HC to authorities

The West Bengal authorities informed the court that only asymptomatic and fully vaccinated people should preferably attend public gatherings, adhering to COVID-appropriate behaviour

West Bengal: CBI files 2 charge sheets in 21 March Birbhum violence
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West Bengal: CBI files 2 charge sheets in 21 March Birbhum violence

The CBI had taken over the investigation of the case, following an order of the Calcutta High Court

What is Mamata Banerjee’s Duare Ration scheme that has got a Calcutta High Court nod?
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What is Mamata Banerjee’s Duare Ration scheme that has got a Calcutta High Court nod?

The Duare Ration scheme, launched by Mamata Banerjee in November 2021, promises a monthly delivery of foodgrains and other ration to the public at their doorstep. It was one of the election promises of the Trinamool Congress

ASG be empowered to give opinion on filing appeal by CBI, suggests Calcutta High Court
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ASG be empowered to give opinion on filing appeal by CBI, suggests Calcutta High Court

Justice Bibek Chaudhuri gave the proposal when CBI Director General S K Jaiswal was present via virtual mode during a hearing

Abhishek Banerjee lashes out at '1% of the judiciary' for ordering CBI probe in 'every case'
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Abhishek Banerjee lashes out at '1% of the judiciary' for ordering CBI probe in 'every case'

The TMC leader’s allegation comes in the wake of the Calcutta High Court ordering CBI investigations in a number of cases in the last few months, including the SSC recruitment drives

Fire at Calcutta High Court triggers panic
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Fire at Calcutta High Court triggers panic

Nobody was injured in the blaze that was reported from courtroom 34 around 10.45 am

Congress lawyers heckle and protest against P Chidambaram in Kolkata
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Congress lawyers heckle and protest against P Chidambaram in Kolkata

Lawyers claiming to be affiliated with the Congress protested against the senior party leader outside the Calcutta High Court for opposing a petition filed by the party’s West Bengal unit president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

CM Mamata Banerjee 'influenced witnesses' of Birbhum violence by offering govt jobs: PIL in Calcutta High Court
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CM Mamata Banerjee 'influenced witnesses' of Birbhum violence by offering govt jobs: PIL in Calcutta High Court

Acting upon the plea, the Calcutta High Court has asked the West Bengal government to file an affidavit-in-opposition within four weeks

West Bengal: High Court orders transfer of probe into Birbhum explosions to NIA
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West Bengal: High Court orders transfer of probe into Birbhum explosions to NIA

Noting that the central agency has precedence in the investigation of scheduled offences as laid down in Section 6 of NIA Act, the bench said, "A prima facie case for transfer of investigation in favour of NIA has been made out"