Calcutta HC orders private schools to offer minimum 20 pc reduction in fees

The Calcutta High Court on Tu0esday ordered 145 private schools here to offer a minimum 20 per cent reduction in fees across the board, while directing that non-essential charges for use of facilities not availed of will not be permissible. Guardians of students of the 145 schools, mostly in an around the city, had moved […]

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Calcutta HC to hear bar association plea on financial assistance for lawyers.

The Calcutta High Court will take up on Thursday a letter by its Bar Association as a PIL, which sought direction on the Bar Council of West Bengal to provide financial assistance to lawyers in distress due to the long period of suspension of work owing to the coronavirus pandemic. Claiming that the Council takes subscriptions […]

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Calcutta HC directs implementation of counsellors in all WB schools

KOLKATA: The Calcutta High Court has directed the implementation of comprehensive guidelines to appoint counsellors in about one lakh educational institutions in West Bengal to protect students from sexual abuse. Justice Nadira Patherya ordered that counsellors will have to be appointed to all educational institutions in the state in a phased manner within one year. The Court was […]

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Calcutta HC stops BJYM rally for 2 days

The Calcutta High Court today directed that a Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) rally be stopped for two days in view of a mob attack on it. The vehicle of a court-appointed special officer was damaged in the mob attack. Following the high court’s nod to the BJYM motorcycle rally, the ‘Sankalpa Pratirodh Yatra’ started […]

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Place on record SC orders against ex-judge Karnan: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court today asked the Centre to place on record all the orders passed by the Supreme Court in the contempt case against the jailed ex- Calcutta HC judge C S Karnan who has challenged the constitutionality of the Contempt of Courts Act. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice […]

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