Calcutta High Court
West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.18

SC raps Bengal over lack of court halls

The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the Bengal government and Calcutta High Court for lack of seriousness in constructing adequate court halls and residential quarters for judges of the subordina...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.19

HC cracks whip on govt

The high court on Friday directed the state government to send doctors to a primary health centre in South 24-Parganas that has been running without one for the last five years.A division bench of Cal...
By Our legal reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.03.19

Jalpaiguri HC ends 50yr wait

Jalpaiguri and the rest of north Bengal celebrated the fulfilment of a demand more than half-a-century old after the high court bench was operationalised here on Saturday.Hundreds swarmed the venue wh...
By Avijit Sinha in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.01.20

Visva-Bharati probe panel

Visva-Bharati has constituted a three-member committee headed by a former chief justice of Calcutta High Court to investigate the “confinement” of Rajya Sabha member Swapan Dasgupta at the varsity...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.20

Covid-19 lockdown: Plea for cash aid to lawyers

West Bengal Bar Council vice-president Siddhartha Mukherjee on Monday wrote to Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman seeking monetary help for some lawyers who have no income as the normal functio...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.19

HC relief for Mukul in murder case

Calcutta High Court on Tuesday dropped BJP leader Mukul Roy’s name from its proceedings dealing with the murder of Trinamul Congress MLA Satyajit Biswas as the CID no longer considered him as an acc...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 19.03.20

God knows, HC knows too

A sense of humour is perhaps the greatest loss to a society when people are constantly on the lookout for insults to their religious sentiments. A gentleman named Subhadep Adhikari petitioned the Calc...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.19

Persuade doctors to resume duties: Calcutta High Court

The high court on Friday reminded doctors of the Hippocratic oath they had taken for patients’ welfare and hoped the state would consider the grievances of the agitating doctors and persuade them to...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.19

Calcutta High Court summons medical council registrar

Justice Debangshu Basak of the high court on Thursday directed the registrar of the West Bengal Medical Council to appear before his court personally on July 2 with the documents related to the death ...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.03.20

Clients need not visit HC unless ordered to

Calcutta High Court and its subordinate courts will function in a restricted manner from March 17 because of the coronavirus pandemic, hearing only matters that have already been listed, a notificatio...
By Our legal reporter in Calcutta


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