News  /  Published 17.05.22

Fit for discharge, Pavlov inmate fights for job

A recent order by a tribunal is being greeted enthusiastically by mental health rights activists. The Central Administrative Tribunal in Kolkata has questioned the decision of the Geological Survey o...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.05.22

School Service Commission scam: Panel recommends FIRs against top officials

A high court-appointed committee headed by a former judge has said 381 candidates were appointed in Group C posts in government-aided schools after the expiration of the panel of shortlisted candidate...
By Tapas Ghosh, Our Bureau in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.05.22

Probe team names people in School Service Commission scam

Sharmila Mitra: She was principal of Behala College when she was appointed chairperson of the school service commission in July 2018. Mitra was replaced by Soumitra Sarkar and is now back as principal...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.22

Panel report on School Service Commission triggers political storm

The report of the committee headed by Justice Ranjit Kumar Bag, a former judge of the high court, on alleged corruption in recruitment of staff for government-aided schools by the school service commi...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.05.22

Calcutta High Court upholds online vote at Rosedale Garden, New Town

Calcutta High Court on Wednesday issued a significant order allowing the owners of a housing apartment in New Town to cast their votes online for selection of representatives in the board of managemen...
By Tapas Ghosh in Salt Lake


News  /  Published 12.05.22

ICFAI University law students visit courts to gain knowledge of judicial proceedings

Students were taught about the hierarchy and the powers of the different courts, the functioning of the DLSA and the importance of mediation centres ...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 11.05.22

National Green Tribunal raps WBPCB for ‘rampant’ pollution

“Noise pollution has been rampant in the city/district Kolkata (Calcutta), Howrah, Hooghly… in the entire State of West Bengal,” observed the bench. “No reply has been given b...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.05.22

AMRI Salt Lake to pay Rs 9 lakh as compensation for deadly delay

The girl’s condition worsened at night and the doctors advised that she be shifted to the paediatric intensive care unit (Picu). As AMRI Salt Lake does not have such a unit, they arranged for a ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.05.22

Calcutta High Court on Park Street rape accused plea

A division bench of the high court on Friday upheld a petition by Kadir Khan, prime accused in the Park Street rape case, to not consider the victim’s statement recorded in a lower court while h...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata

Books  /  Published 06.05.22

Life, law, language

Book: Liberty After Freedom: A History Of Article 21, Due Process And The Constitution Of India Author: Rohan J. Alva Publisher: HarperCollins India Price: Rs 599 Of the different vantage points ...
By Lalit Panda


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