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Central Administrative Tribunal stays sacking of 2 customs, central excise officers; govt transfers CAT judicial member
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Central Administrative Tribunal stays sacking of 2 customs, central excise officers; govt transfers CAT judicial member

A single-judge bench of the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) has stayed sacking of two of the 15 senior tax officials who were compulsorily retired over charges of corruption and inefficiency, an order that the government saw as not good in law and transferred the judicial member of the tribunal

Calcutta HC refuses to pass interim order on doctors' strike, tells Mamata govt to persuade protesters to resume work
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Calcutta HC refuses to pass interim order on doctors' strike, tells Mamata govt to persuade protesters to resume work

The Calcutta High Court on Friday refused to pass any interim order on the strike by junior doctors in protest against an attack on their colleagues at a hospital in Kolkata and asked the West Bengal government to resolve the issue so that patients can get health services.

Doctors' Strike Updates: Harsh Vardhan asks Mamata to 'personally intervene' in impasse, act for secure work environment
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Doctors' Strike Updates: Harsh Vardhan asks Mamata to 'personally intervene' in impasse, act for secure work environment

Doctors Strike LIVE Updates: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has written to West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on ongoing doctors' strike in the state. He has asked her to "personally intervene to resolve the current impasse" and take steps to ensure secure working environment for the doctors.

West Bengal doctors' strike: 'Deeply ashamed,' Mamata's aide's daughter, own nephew criticise govt, join thousands showing solidarity with medicos
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West Bengal doctors' strike: 'Deeply ashamed,' Mamata's aide's daughter, own nephew criticise govt, join thousands showing solidarity with medicos

Battling with a near-lockdown of several healthcare facilities in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee now faces dissent from within her home.

Saradha scam: CBI issues lookout notice against Rajeev Kumar to prevent him from leaving country; immigration authorities alerted
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Saradha scam: CBI issues lookout notice against Rajeev Kumar to prevent him from leaving country; immigration authorities alerted

The CBI has issued a lookout notice against former Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar, whose custodial interrogation it has sought in connection with the Saradha scam, to prevent him from leaving the country, officials said Sunday.

Supreme Court dismisses ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar's plea demanding extension of protection from arrest in Saradha chit fund scam
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Supreme Court dismisses ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar's plea demanding extension of protection from arrest in Saradha chit fund scam

The Supreme Court has dismissed the petition of Rajeev Kumar seeking extension to his protection from arrest by the CBI in the Saradha chit fund case.

Justice Indu Malhotra replaces NV Ramana in CJI Ranjan Gogoi sexual harassment probe panel: Who are 3 judges in committee now?
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Justice Indu Malhotra replaces NV Ramana in CJI Ranjan Gogoi sexual harassment probe panel: Who are 3 judges in committee now?

The first hearing will be conducted on Friday and the apex court secretary general has also been asked to be ready with all documents and materials. Supreme Court judge Indu Malhotra was Thursday appointed as a new member of the panel, following the recusal of Justice NV Ramana.

Justice PC Ghose likely to be India's first Lokpal: Ex-SC judge ordered framing of charges against LK Advani in Babri Masjid case
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Justice PC Ghose likely to be India's first Lokpal: Ex-SC judge ordered framing of charges against LK Advani in Babri Masjid case

Retired Supreme Court judge, Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose is likely to be named as India's first Lokpal, the anti-corruption ombudsman.

SC Collegium's focus on discipline, behaviour in judges' appointments commendable, but refusal to set benchmarks reeks of irony
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SC Collegium's focus on discipline, behaviour in judges' appointments commendable, but refusal to set benchmarks reeks of irony

It is ironical that the higher judiciary routinely sets aside or reinstates appointments to various government offices but refuses to set even a benchmark for appointments to a high court or the Supreme Court

BJP's Mukul Roy files anticipatory bail plea in Calcutta HC after being booked for murder of TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas
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BJP's Mukul Roy files anticipatory bail plea in Calcutta HC after being booked for murder of TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas

Mukul Roy is one of the four persons named in the FIR relating to the killing of Biswas. Two accused – Kartik Mondal and Sujit Mondal – were arrested on Sunday and have been remanded to 14 days' police custody

Calcutta High Court tells Bengal police to cooperate in CBI investigation against Rajeev Kumar, adjourns hearing till Thursday
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Calcutta High Court tells Bengal police to cooperate in CBI investigation against Rajeev Kumar, adjourns hearing till Thursday

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing on the West Bengal government's plea against the CBI's attempt to enter Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar's residence to question him in connection with the multi-crore chit fund scam cases.

Calcutta High Court rejects woman's plea to abort 26-week-old foetus with Down Syndrome, says 'no harm to mother's life'
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Calcutta High Court rejects woman's plea to abort 26-week-old foetus with Down Syndrome, says 'no harm to mother's life'

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday refused permission to a woman to terminate her 26-week-old pregnancy on the ground of possible abnormality since the foetus has already developed most of its organs, and that the mother's life is not at risk.

Rath yatra row: Supreme Court declines BJP permission to hold 'Save Democracy Rally' in West Bengal, but allows meetings
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Rath yatra row: Supreme Court declines BJP permission to hold 'Save Democracy Rally' in West Bengal, but allows meetings

The BJP had approached the Supreme Court seeking permission to hold the "Save Democracy Rally" in West Bengal, which would cover all the constituencies in the state ahead of the Lok Sabha 2019 elections.

Rath Yatra row: SC notice to West Bengal govt over not allowing BJP to hold Rath Yatra in state
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Rath Yatra row: SC notice to West Bengal govt over not allowing BJP to hold Rath Yatra in state

The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Bengal government after hearing the BJP's plea against a Calcutta High Court order not allowing the Rath Yatra.

Rath Yatra in West Bengal: Supreme Court agrees to hear BJP's plea against Calcutta High Court order on 8 January
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Rath Yatra in West Bengal: Supreme Court agrees to hear BJP's plea against Calcutta High Court order on 8 January

The BJP had challenged the 21 December order of a division bench of the Calcutta High Court which had set aside the order of a single judge allowing the Rath Yatra

Rath Yatra row in West Bengal: Supreme Court declines urgent hearing of BJP's plea; case to be heard after winter break
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Rath Yatra row in West Bengal: Supreme Court declines urgent hearing of BJP's plea; case to be heard after winter break

The BJP, which sought an urgent hearing on the petition in the Supreme Court, had planned to launch the Rath Yatra from three districts of the state.

Rath Yatra standoff in West Bengal updates: No SC relief for BJP; plea seeking permission for rally to be heard after winter break
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Rath Yatra standoff in West Bengal updates: No SC relief for BJP; plea seeking permission for rally to be heard after winter break

The BJP's petition reportedly says that the dissatisfaction against the state government can be seen from how "34 percent of seats in panchayat elections went uncontested.”

BJP to approach Supreme Court against Calcutta HC's order barring party from holding rath yatra in West Bengal
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BJP to approach Supreme Court against Calcutta HC's order barring party from holding rath yatra in West Bengal

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to approach the vacation bench of the Supreme Court against the order of the Calcutta High Court's division bench barring the party to hold Rath Yatra in West Bengal.

Mamata Banerjee government appeals against Calcutta High Court order allowing BJP's 'Rath Yatra' in West Bengal
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Mamata Banerjee government appeals against Calcutta High Court order allowing BJP's 'Rath Yatra' in West Bengal

A single bench presided by Justice Tapabrata Chakraborty on Thursday allowed the BJP's 'Rath Yatra' programme, setting aside the denial of permission for the yatra by a panel of three senior most officers of the state government

Calcutta HC division bench quashes order allowing 'Rath Yatra' in West Bengal, deals blow to BJP
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Calcutta HC division bench quashes order allowing 'Rath Yatra' in West Bengal, deals blow to BJP

A division bench of the Calcutta High Court on Friday quashed the order of a single bench of the court that had allowed the BJP to carry out its "Rath Yatra" in West Bengal.