West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.21

Time sought on dates for polls to 111 civic bodies in Bengal

A hearing on a petition seeking elections to 111 civic bodies in Bengal ended before a division bench of Calcutta High Court on Friday. The division bench comprising Chief Justice Prakash Srivastava ...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

News  /  Published 11.12.21

Free legal help for Covid ex-gratia to affected families in Kolkata

A voluntary organisation has come forward to help families who have lost their loved ones to Covid apply to the state government for an ex-gratia of Rs 50,000.  As part of the initiative, launch...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.12.21

Kolkata police file charges in Parnasree mother-son murder

Police on Thursday submitted a chargesheet in connection with the murder of a 47-year-old woman and her 13-year-old son who were found dead in their Parnasree apartment in Behala in southwest Kolkata ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Parnasree

Opinion  /  Published 10.12.21

The Living dead

‘Superwoman’ has left the chat, WhatsApp informed me recently. Superwoman was what I called my best friend; she passed away earlier this year. I do not know which algorithmic quirk brought...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

News  /  Published 09.12.21

Survivors of home violence in Kolkata during pandemic pour their hearts out

A group of women, survivors of domestic violence, on Wednesday recounted in front of a panel how their horrors were multiplied during the pandemic.  The four-member panel at Rotary Sadan in Chow...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


News  /  Published 07.12.21

Calcutta High Court sets aside CBI probe in Bengal school hiring case

A division bench of the high court on Monday set up a three-member committee to probe alleged illegal recruitment of Group D staff in secondary schools. The division bench headed by Justice Harish Ta...
By Our Legal Reporter in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.12.21

Unpaid fee cannot allow Kolkata private schools to stop students’ exam: High court

The high court on Friday said no unaided private school could prevent any student from appearing in an examination for failing to pay at least 80 per cent fees as mentioned by the court in an earlier ...
By Tapas Ghosh and Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.12.21

Govt assures high court call on nurses’ pay demand in a month

The state government informed Calcutta High Court on Thursday that the demand of nurses in government hospitals seeking uniformity in their pay scale with other state government employees with similar...
By Tapas Ghosh and Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.12.21

Stop salary of 350 Group C employees: Calcutta High Court

Calcutta High Court on Thursday asked the state to stop the salaries of 350 Group C employees in secondary schools whose appointments were allegedly made by the West Bengal Board of Secondary Educatio...
By Our Legal Reporter in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.12.21

Petition filed in Calcutta High Court over ‘illegal’ Group C recruitment

A petitioner alleged illegal recruitment of Group C employees in Bengal schools before Calcutta High Court on Tuesday. A candidate approached the court on Tuesday and said even though he had a recomm...
By Our Legal Reporter in Kolkata


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