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SC Collegium Approves Proposal to Appoint Permanent Judges at Calcutta HC

The Supreme Court Collegium on 24th August 2020 has approved the proposal for appointment of following Additional Judges of Calcutta High Court as Permanent Judges of that High Court: Shri Justice Md. Nizamuddin; Shri Justice Tirthankar Ghosh; Shri Justice...

Calcutta High Court Warns Petitioner Not to Use Social Media to Propagate their Interest

In the case of Vineet Ruia v. State of West Bengal, the High Court held virtual proceedings. The case is related to the non-payment of school fees by parents due to the pandemic. The Court in the last judgment...

Calcutta High Court Orders 112 Schools to Not Bar Students Participating In Class Till August 15

A writ petition was filed in the High Court. The petition says that students should not be barred from online classes or online exams. Arguments before the Court  The principal grievance that is raised is that the private, unaided schools in...

Calcutta High Court Orders Post-Mortem of 18 Year Old Who Died Due to COVID -19

In the case of Srabani Chatterjee & Anr. v. Tn, the State of West Bengal & Ors, the grieving parents of the deceased filed a petition. They claimed that their son died due to Medical Negligence of the Hospital....

Calcutta High Court Upholds Wilful Defaulters’ Status of the Petitioners

In the case of Kejriwal Mining Pvt. Ltd. and others Vs. Allahabad Bank and another, the petitioners filed a case against the WDIC. The Wilful Defaulters Identification Committee had declared the petitioners as ‘Wilful Defaulters’. The decision is on behalf of the...

Calcutta High Court Upholds Ban on Chinese Manjha

In the case of Karunamoyee Samanta v. The State of West Bengal & Ors, the petitioner filed a PIL. This PIL is against the use of Chinese Manjha for flying kites. Brief Facts of the Case A Two- Judge Bench headed by...

Calcutta High Court: Harassing Wife for Having ‘Black Complexion’ Amounts to Cruelty

In the case of Mazidul Miah & Others v. State of West Bengal, an appeal was filed by the accused. This appeal is against the judgment passed the Sessions Court of Cooch Behar. The Sessions Court convicted the accused...

Calcutta High Court Stays Transfer of Teachers During the Pandemic

In the Case of Supriya Mukhopadhyay v The State of West Bengal & Ors, the Petitioners filed a writ petition. It challenges the amendment to the West Bengal School Service Commission Act, 2017. The amendment introduced a new section...

Calcutta High Court Orders Full Payment of Wages to Jute Industry Workers

In the case of Secretary, Sharmistha Choudhury & Anr. Vs The State of West Bengal & Ors., the petitioner filed a PIL. The Public Interest Litigation concerns the repayment of wages to the jute industry workers. Observations of the Court The...

Petition Filed in Calcutta High Court Challenges the Reopening of Religious Places

In the case of Priyanka Tibrewal v Union of India, the petitioner challenged the easing of lockdown. Further, she challenged the opening of religious places amid the rise in COVID-19 cases. Brief Facts of the Case  The West Bengal Government issued a...

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WhatsApp Emails Delhi HC Judge Asking Her Not To Hear the Plea Challenging New Privacy Policy

The Delhi High Court raised strong objection to an E-mail sent by WhatsApp asking a judge not to hear the plea which challenges its new privacy policy. Justice Pratibha Singh said that the e-mail that was withdrawn later was totally unwarranted as she was anyway going to recuse from hearing the plea which was filed by Rohilla Chaitanya who contends that the new privacy policy of WhatsApp provides 360-degree access to a customer’s virtual activity and is against the fundamental right of privacy.
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TRP Scam Case: Bombay HC Extends Protection To Arnab Goswami and Other Employees Till the Next Hearing

On Friday, the Bombay High court extended the protection that was given, to Republic TV’s Editor in Chief Arnab Goswami and other employees of ARG Outlier Media Private Limited till January 29th in the alleged case of Television Rating Point manipulation. A status report was submitted by the police to the division bench of Justices S.S.Shinde and Manish Pitale by the Police on the ongoing case.

Plea Seeks FIR Against Maharashtra Minister Dhananjay Munde in Bombay HC for False Info

A plea has been filed in Bombay High Court seeking an FIR against Maharashtra minister Dhananjay Munde who is undergoing times of trouble due to his extra-marital affair. Recently, an FIR had been lodged against Munde by a woman, accusing him of raping her sister. Munde clarified that he was actually in a relationship with that woman and had two children. He accused the two women of blackmailing him.

What is the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016?

The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (“RERA”) is an Act of the Parliament. It seeks to protect home-buyers as well as help...

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...