Calcutta High Court
Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.20

HC judge passes away

Justice Protik Prakash Banerjee, a sitting judge of Calcutta High Court, died on Friday morning after a cardiac arrest. He was 51. Enrolled on January 25, 1995, Banerjee was appointed as an additiona...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Enforce manja ban now, HC tells police

Calcutta High Court on Monday directed police to strictly enforce a ban with immediate effect on Chinese manja and nylon and synthetic threads used to fly kites. Chief Justice T.B. Radhakrishnan and ...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

Teen defies lockdown, poverty, marriage

A mason in East Midnapore’s Egra, reduced to poverty by the Covid-induced lockdown, agreed to get his 15-year-old daughter married off, but he was in for a surprise. His daughter, a Madhyamik e...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 10.06.20

HC drops plan to open today

The administration of Calcutta High Court issued a notification on Wednesday evening, saying only urgent cases would be heard through videoconferencing.Earlier, the court had come out with an order an...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.06.20

HC to reopen on June 11

The normal functioning of Calcutta High Court will resume on June 11 on an “experimental basis”, a high court notification issued on Friday said.After June 11, physical hearing of cases will be ta...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.06.20

Plan to reopen HC on June 9

Normal functioning of Calcutta High Court is likely to resume on June 9, more than two months after proceedings stopped because of the novel coronavirus.In a notification by registrar general of the c...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.05.20

Union home ministry team ready to visit Bengal to inspect Covid-19 situation, HC told

The Union home ministry told Calcutta High Court on Tuesday that one of its teams was prepared to visit Bengal to inspect the Covid-19 situation in the state.Hearing a writ petition alleging the misma...
By PTI in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 06.05.20

Birlas may move SC against Lodha's appointment

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...
By PTI in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 04.05.20

Decks cleared for Birla Corporation dividend

Over 40,000 shareholders of Birla Corporation will be able to receive the dividend announced in 2019 after a court order paved the way for the declaration of results of the voting on the resolutions t...
By Tapas Ghosh and Sambit Saha in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.04.20

HC unhappy with govt virus report

The high court on Thursday expressed dissatisfaction with the report filed by the Bengal government on the steps taken to conduct rapid coronavirus tests and to ensure the safety of doctors and other ...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta


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