Seizure of Forged Currency Must Be Corroborated By the Forensic Report: Calcutta High Court
Excerpt The Calcutta High Court on 8th March ordered the release of the accused alleged of keeping forged currency. The Court set aside the order of conviction in want of forensic test report. Facts In October 2016 the police suo motu registered...
Court Proceedings Shouldn’t Degenerate Into a Weapon of Harassment and Persecution: Calcutta High Court
Excerpt The Calcutta High Court on 18th March 2021 disposed of the revisional application by quashing the police case against the petitioner on strictly observing that a plausible explanation was mandatory for the delay in lodging complaint. Facts The Petitioner (wife) was...
Calcutta High Court Directs the Trial Court for the Appellant’s Immediate Release
The Calcutta High Court on 16th March 2021 disposed of the present Appeal by issuing directions to the Trial Court to intimate from the Correctional home that the Appellant should be immediately released due to the completion of sufferance of his entire period for sentence.
Calcutta High Court Releases Mentally Ill Man Under Trial for Murder After 41 Years
Excerpt The Calcutta High Court on 17th March disposed of the instant PIL matter by directing the release of a Nepali man on the account of finding him mentally unfit, after a period of about 41 years. Facts The instant matter before...
Calcutta High Court Reaffirms an Ad-Interim Order in the Suit for Recovery of Possession
The Calcutta High Court on 15th March 2021 disposed of the instant appeal by confirming an ad-interim order of injunction passed, restraining the respondents from subletting, assigning, transferring or parting with possession of the suit premises to a third party for a certain period of time.
Calcutta High Court Considers Infant Production in Court as Futile During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Excerpt The Calcutta High Court on 17th March disposed of the instant petition by modifying an order passed on 20.10.2020 by the Learned Additional Sessions Judge in Criminal Revision No. 247 of 2020, thereby directing the petitioner not to produce...
Gauhati High Court Sets Aside Production of Government Servant as a Surety for Petitioner’s Bail
Excerpt The Gauhati High Court on 16th March 2021 disposed of the instant Criminal Petition by setting aside the bail condition imposed by the Sessions Court of obtaining a Government Servant as a surety. Facts The instant application was filed against the...
Calcutta High Court Criticizes Authorities for Non-Fulfilment of Crematorium Requirement for Dead Bodies’ Disposal
Excerpt The Calcutta High Court on 16th March 2021 expressed its displeasure, on the working of the District administration, Local Self-government Institutions as well as the Development Authorities, regarding the installation of the electric chulli for the public utility. Facts The instant...
Indian Service’s Jurisprudence Doesn’t Permit Negative Equality: Calcutta High Court
Excerpt The Calcutta High Court on 8th March 2021 allowed the Writ Petition by ruling not to interfere with the promotional process already granted with the directions to the High Court Administration to conduct a separate and independent written test...
Calcutta High Court Treats Lockdown Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic as a Sufficient Cause for Condonation of Delay
Excerpt The Calcutta High Court on 8th March 2021 allowed the appeal filed for seeking of condonation of delay due to the lockdown caused by covid-19 pandemic, concerning the National Investigation Agency Act (NIA Act). Facts The appellant filed the instant appeal...