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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.

Kolkata's Durga Puja organisers seek modifications in HC order barring entry for visitors to pandals
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Kolkata's Durga Puja organisers seek modifications in HC order barring entry for visitors to pandals

The organisers have asked the court to issue directions on how to conduct pushpanjali rituals as well as define small and big marquees as stated in its order

Calcutta High Court says Durga Puja pandals to be 'no-entry' zones for visitors across West Bengal
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Calcutta High Court says Durga Puja pandals to be 'no-entry' zones for visitors across West Bengal

The pandals have also been told to set up barricades outside the pandals. For small pandals, the distance between its entry and the barricade has to be five metres, while for big pandals it has to be 10 metres

Justice Arun Mishra demits office: From openly praising PM to near eviction of forest dwellers, judge's six-yr-long tumultuous run in SC
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Justice Arun Mishra demits office: From openly praising PM to near eviction of forest dwellers, judge's six-yr-long tumultuous run in SC

As a Supreme Court judge, Justice Arun Mishra authored 132 judgments and he was part of 540 benches which delivered judgments in the apex court

Survey of high court advocates exposes fault lines between bar, bench; greater transparency in judicial appointments need of the hour
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Survey of high court advocates exposes fault lines between bar, bench; greater transparency in judicial appointments need of the hour

The way in which the system of appointments is currently functioning needs rethinking with a majority of the surveyed advocates demanding greater transparency in its operation

Birlas to challenge Harsh Lodha's reinstatement as director in MP Birla Group firms in Supreme Court
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Birlas to challenge Harsh Lodha's reinstatement as director in MP Birla Group firms in Supreme Court

The Birla family, which has been in a 16-year-old legal battle with the Lodhas to wrest control of the Rs 5,000-crore Birla Estate, has decided to challenge the reinstatement of Harsh Vardhan Lodha as a director in MP Birla Group companies in the Supreme Court

Coronavirus Outbreak: 1,000 undertrials from various correctional homes released on interim bail in West Bengal to decongest jails
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Coronavirus Outbreak: 1,000 undertrials from various correctional homes released on interim bail in West Bengal to decongest jails

Following the apex court's direction, the Calcutta High Court had formed a three-member committee to examine the situation in correctional homes in the state and the number of inmates who can be granted bail or parole to decongest the jails

Weeks after MP was granted bail, West Bengal CID questions BJP's Jagannath Sarkar in connection with TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas' murder
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Weeks after MP was granted bail, West Bengal CID questions BJP's Jagannath Sarkar in connection with TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas' murder

The West Bengal CID grilled BJP Lok Sabha MP from Ranaghat constituency Jagannath Sarkar in connection with its ongoing investigation into the killing of Trinamool Congress MLA Satyajit Biswas

Eastern Railway claims it suffered loss of Rs 84 crore in violence related to anti-CAA, NRC protests in West Bengal
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Eastern Railway claims it suffered loss of Rs 84 crore in violence related to anti-CAA, NRC protests in West Bengal

Eastern Railway said it suffered brunt of the protests with losses amounting to Rs 72.2 crore, with the maximum being in the Sealdah division

Saradha chit fund scam: Calcutta High Court grants anticipatory bail to ex-Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar
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Saradha chit fund scam: Calcutta High Court grants anticipatory bail to ex-Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar

Observing that Rajeev Kumar had cooperated with the central probe agency, which is investigating the case, the bench said it was not an appropriate case for custodial interrogation of the petitioner.

Saradha scam case: CBI summons Rajeev Kumar again; Calcutta HC begins in-camera hearing of anticipatory bail plea
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Saradha scam case: CBI summons Rajeev Kumar again; Calcutta HC begins in-camera hearing of anticipatory bail plea

The CBI has given multiple notices to Rajeev Kumar, who is currently the Additional Director General in the West Bengal Crime Investigation Department, to appear before it for questioning as a witness in the multi-crore Saradha scam

Daily Bulletin: SC to hear plea of disqualified Karnataka MLAs; Calcutta High Court likely to hear ex-top cop Rajeev Kumar's anticipatory bail plea; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: SC to hear plea of disqualified Karnataka MLAs; Calcutta High Court likely to hear ex-top cop Rajeev Kumar's anticipatory bail plea; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Supreme Court to hear plea of disqualified Karnataka MLAs seeking to contest bypolls today; Donald Trump impeached: Speaker Nancy Pelosi launches formal inquiry even as US president denies claims; and more

Saradha chitfund case: Ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar claims CBI ‘hounding’ him, seeks urgent anticipatory bail
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Saradha chitfund case: Ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar claims CBI ‘hounding’ him, seeks urgent anticipatory bail

Former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar on Tuesday claimed that the CBI was "hounding" him, while seeking anticipatory bail before the Calcutta High Court in the multi-crore Saradha chitfund case.

Saradha chit fund scam: Rajeev Kumar's wife files anticipatory bail plea before Calcutta HC on behalf of ex-police commissioner
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Saradha chit fund scam: Rajeev Kumar's wife files anticipatory bail plea before Calcutta HC on behalf of ex-police commissioner

Rajeev Kumar's wife on Monday filed an anticipatory bail application on his behalf before the Calcutta High Court in the Saradha chit fund scam.

Calcutta HC extends interim protection to BJP leader Mukul Roy till 8 Nov in connection with alleged payout for rail panel membership
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Calcutta HC extends interim protection to BJP leader Mukul Roy till 8 Nov in connection with alleged payout for rail panel membership

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday extended interim protection from arrest to BJP leader Mukul Roy in a case of alleged payout for a railway panel membership till 8 November

Saradha chit fund scam: Barasat special court refuses to hear Kolkata’s ex-top cop Rajeev Kumar’s anticipatory bail plea, says has no jurisdiction
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Saradha chit fund scam: Barasat special court refuses to hear Kolkata’s ex-top cop Rajeev Kumar’s anticipatory bail plea, says has no jurisdiction

But the special court judge Sanjib Talukdar refused to hear Kumar's plea, saying it does not have jurisdiction to hear anticipatory bail prayers

Saradha case: Ex-Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar fails to appear before CBI, seeks month's time owing to wife's illness
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Saradha case: Ex-Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar fails to appear before CBI, seeks month's time owing to wife's illness

Rajeev Kumar, who is currently the West Bengal CID Additional Director General, was part of a special investigation team set up by the state government to investigate the Saradha scam

Saradha scam: CBI summons former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar for questioning on Saturday
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Saradha scam: CBI summons former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar for questioning on Saturday

The CBI has summoned former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar to appear for questioning on Saturday in connection with its probe into the Saradha scam, officials said