Ayan Mohanty

Writ Petition for Compensation Accepted by Calcutta High Court 

Introduction The Petitioner Purna Ch. Biswas filed a Writ Petition with the complaint that their claims for a higher quantum of compensation have not yet been decided by the Arbitrator. The Court decided in the favour of Petitioner, accepting the...

Calcutta High Court Decides in Favor of Contractor as He Accidentally Pays an Excessively High Amount

Introduction The present writ petition has been filed for a writ in the nature of mandamus commanding the Respondents to revoke the Petitioner’s offer as the excessively high amount was paid by accident. The Court decided that Respondents must revoke...

Patna High Court Dismisses Bail of Juvenile Accused of Transporting Large Quantity of Ganja, Cites Children’s Court’s Decision

An appeal was filed by the Petitioner against the judgments passed on 27.08.2019, passed by the learned Additional Sessions Judge-I, Patna where the grant for bail by the Petitioner had been rejected. The Petitioner, who was a Juvenile at...

High Court of Calcutta Settles Matters Regarding the Dispute of Tenancy and Rent.

Introduction The petitioner has filed a revision petition against the judgment passed by the learned Trial Court as well as the learned First Appellate Courts regarding subletting and causing substantial damage to the suit premises. The court passed half of...

Calcutta High Court Sets Aside Orders of Appellate Court Exercising Inherent Powers of High Courts, in a Matter Filed for Leniency of Compensation

Introduction A petition was filed by the Petitioner challenging the order passed by the Learned Sessions Judge, Purba Medinipur in a Criminal Appeal which directed the Appellant to pay 50% of compensation amount for initiating trial against the Petitioner under...

Calcutta High Court Quashes FIRs in Alleged Export Violation by Exercising Its Discretionary Remedy Under Writ Jurisdiction

Introduction The Petitioners filed a writ petition raising a common issue arising from seeking to quash the FIR dated on October 23, 2020. The present petition was filed against the Order of the Division Bench, which was passed on 10...

Calcutta High Court Directed Transfer of Trial To Avoid Hardships of the Wife in a Matrimonial Case

Excerpt: The opposite party has filed a matrimonial suit for divorce before the learned District Judge at Cooch Behar. The Petitioner, the wife of the opposite party, resides at Bansdroni within the jurisdiction of the learned District Judge, South 24...

Tripura High Court: Convict Proved To Be Falsely Accused of Dowry Death

Excerpt:  An appeal was filed by the Appellant that he was claimed to be wrongly convicted for subjecting his wife to cruelty. Further, he has also been accused of dowry death. The High Court of Tripura overruled the decision of...

Consensual sex between man and woman is not rape: High Court of Tripura overrules Session Court’s decision

Excerpt: An appeal was filed by the Appellant as he claimed to be wrongly convicted for committing cheating by assuring his cousin sister to marriage for sexual intercourse. The High Court of Tripura has overruled the decision of sessions court...

Calcutta High Court: Section 36(2)(a) of the West Bengal Clinical Establishments Act, 2017 Not Ultra Vires

PIL was filed challenging the vires of Section 36(2)(a) of the West Bengal Clinical Establishments Act, 2017, which deals with the appointment of the chairperson. Here, the complaint was that a High court judge being the chairperson of West Bengal Clinical Establishments is unconstitutional, but the Court held otherwise.

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