Calcutta High Court partially stays WB notification banning motorcycle sale to people without driving licence

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 The Calcutta High Court today partially stayed a West Bengal Transport Department notification banning sale of motorcycles to those who do not have a driving licence. A consortium of motorcycle manufacturers challenged the state transport department’s notification that provided guidelines on sale of two-wheelers to people claiming that it was impractical since a section of… Read more »

Calcutta High Court, directed government, no slaughter of animals in any open public place

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Kolkata: The West Bengal High Court directed Mamta Banarjee, government to insure that there was no slaughter of animals in any open public place. The High Court  also directed the state authorities to do needful exercise to ensure that the provisions of West Bengal Animal Slaughter Control Act 1950 were implemented prior to the observance of… Read more »

Calcutta High Court asks CPI(M) to produce documents of those who failed to file nominations

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The Calcutta HC on Thursday directed petitioner Communist Party of India (Maoist) (CPI-M) to produce documents of individuals who, the party claimed, had failed to file nominations for the panchayat polls in West Bengal due to extraneous intervention. The CPI(M) has moved the appeal before a division bench of the court, praying for allowing such… Read more »

Calcutta High Court stays WB panchayat polls till further orders

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Displeased with the State Election Commission’s (SEC) decision to cancel its own order to extend the nomination process by a day, the Calcutta High Court today stayed the ongoing panchayat election process in West Bengal till further orders. Rejecting the SEC’s contention that the writ petition of the BJP was not maintainable, the court held… Read more »

Supreme Court allows Centre to withdraw CAPF force from Darjeeling hills

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The Supreme Court today allowed the Centre to withdraw the remaining four companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) from West Bengal’s violence hit Darjeeling area after March 8. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra considered Attorney General K K Venugopal’s submission that the deployment of the central armed forces fell under the Central… Read more »

Former Calcutta HC judge Karnan released from jail

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Former Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan was released from jail today after serving a six- nonth sentence for contempt of court. The sentence was awarded by the Supreme Court in May. Karnan left the Presidency Correctional Home premises around 11.00 am, his wife Saraswati Karnan said. His wife and elder son, who reached… Read more »

Calcutta HC rejects ISIS operative’s bail prayer

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The Calcutta High Court today rejected the bail prayer of suspected ISIS operative Musa, who had allegedly planned to attack Mother House here and other places in West Bengal. Musa alias Md Mosiuddin had allegedly attacked a jail warden on December 4 inside the correctional home where he is lodged on judicial remand. The suspected… Read more »

Calcutta HC allows dyslexia patient to appear in class 12 exams

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The Calcutta High Court today allowed a dyslexia patient to appear for the class 12 CBSE board examination with subjects mutually agreed upon by him and his school, which had earlier been refused by the institution citing lack of infrastructure. Justice Tapabrata Chakraborti directed Kendriya Vidyalaya, Ballygunge, to allow Sankalpa Das as a special case… Read more »

Calcutta HC judge expresses displeasure over slack traffic management

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Calcutta High Court judge Debasish Kar Gupta today expressed displeasure over a section of civic police volunteers allowing government cars to illegally ferry passengers and slack traffic management on an arterial road in the city. On his way to the high court, Justice Kar Gupta had witnessed civic police volunteers allowing government cars pick up… Read more »