High Court
India  /  Published 14.01.22

Uphaar: Cops deny any favouritism to Ansals

Delhi Police contended before the Delhi High Court on Friday that there was no presumption of innocence in favour of real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal after their conviction in the Uphaar cine...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.22

Bengal: poll panel, govt differ

Who has the legal authority to postpone or cancel the January 22 civic poll? Is it the state government or the State Election Commission? The questions cropped up at Calcutta High Court on Thursday a...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.01.22

Delhi HC to hear Akbar’s appeal

Delhi High Court on Thursday agreed to examine former Union minister M.J. Akbar’s appeal against a trial court order acquitting journalist Priya Ramani in a criminal defamation case over her all...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.01.22

HC seeks encounter affidavit

Jharkhand High Court justice Sanjay Kumar Dwiwedi on Thursday directed the state government to file a counter affidavit in connection with the alleged killing of a villager by security forces on the p...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 13.01.22

The system for evaluating judges is opaque

Justice Pushpa V. Ganediwala shot to infamy with two judgments that drastically reduced the scope of ‘sexual assault’ under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act. In one, she...
By Arghya Sengupta


West Bengal  /  Published 12.01.22

State plans publicity drive on court order

The Bengal government decided to undertake a large-scale awareness campaign on Calcutta High Court directive that those who received two doses of Covid-19 vaccine and produced negative RT-PCR reports ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

West Bengal  /  Published 12.01.22

Calcutta HC forms new Mela committee

Calcutta High Court on Tuesday disbanded a committee it had constituted earlier with leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari as one of three members to monitor adherence to Covid-19 protocols at the Gan...
By Tapas Ghosh and Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

News  /  Published 12.01.22

SSC chief replaced after HC rap

The education department on Tuesday appointed a new chairman of the school service commission, a day after Calcutta High Court expressed its displeasure over the role of the commission’s chairma...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

Business  /  Published 12.01.22

Madras HC rejects SpiceJet plea

The Madras High Court has dismissed an appeal filed by SpiceJet challenging a single judge order given last month. Justice R. Subramanian had then ordered the liquidation of the airline for failing to...
By Our Bureau in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.22

Covid: HC asks for affidavits

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday directed the West Bengal government to submit an affidavit on the Covid-19 situation in the four municipal corporation areas where elections are scheduled to be held...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta


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