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Apr 20, 2018
West Bengal panchayat elections: Calcutta HC directs state EC to reschedule dates, conduct polls accordinglyThe Calcutta High Court on Friday quashed the State Election Commission's order cancelling the notification for extension of deadline for filing nomination for panchayat polls in West Bengal and directed it to allow nominations by issuing a fresh notification.
Apr 16, 2018
West Bengal panchayat polls: Congress, CPM take to Kolkata streets to protest election violenceThe state units of the Congress and the Left Front organised two separate demonstrations in the city on Monday in protest against the alleged violence during the filing of nominations for the upcoming panchayat polls in the state.
Apr 13, 2018
Centre's 'pocket vetos' to stall appointments of judges detrimental for co-operation between govt, judiciaryThere must be a healthy working relationship between the Centre and the judiciary when it come to the elevation of judges. That working relationship is lacking.
Apr 12, 2018
Calcutta HC stays Bengal panchayat poll process, asks SEC to furnish report on election status by 16 AprilThe Calcutta High Court on Thursday stayed the ongoing Panchayat election process in West Bengal till further orders and asked the State Election Commission (SEC) to furnish by 16 April a comprehensive status report on the polls.
Apr 11, 2018
West Bengal panchayat polls: SC disposes BJP's plea against withdrawal of order extending date of filing nominationsSC refused to interfere in West Bengal Panchayat polls and asked BJP to approach the Calcutta HC for extending the deadline for filing nomination papers.
Feb 21, 2018
SC allows Centre to withdraw Central Armed Police Forces from Darjeeling after 8 MarchThe Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the Centre to withdraw the remaining four companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) from West Bengal's troubled Darjeeling area after 8 March, amid the state government's demand that they be kept for four more weeks.
Feb 14, 2018
Calcutta HC asks West Bengal police not to arrest Mukul Roy in connection with a death case till 31 MarchThe Calcutta High Court on Wednesday extended an interim order, preventing the West Bengal police from arresting BJP leader Mukul Roy till 31 March in connection with a complaint about the death of a man in 2015.
Feb 02, 2018
SC collegium recommends Justice Aniruddha Bose for post of Delhi HC chief justice; position had been vacant since April 2017Justice Aniruddha Bose, a senior judge of the Calcutta High Court, has been recommended by the SC collegium for the post of the Delhi High Court chief justice.
Jan 17, 2018
Calcutta HC lawyers threaten to go on indefinite strike if demand of appointing more judges is not metThe Bar Association of Calcutta High Court on Wednesday threatened to go on an indefinite strike if immediate steps are not taken to appoint judges to fill up vacant posts at the high court, which is at present working at less than half of its sanctioned strength of 72 judges.
Jan 11, 2018
Calcutta University confers D Litt on Mamata Banerjee for social service; PIL against varsity decision pending in HCThe Calcutta University on Thursday conferred an honorary D Litt on West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee in recognition of her social service, amid a public interest litigation in the high court challenging the varsity's decision.