Marichjhapi: Biggest Communist Sponsored Murder of Hindu Refugees in West Bengal

On January 26, 1979, India’s Republic Day, then Left Front chief minister Jyoti Basu announced an economic blockade of Marichjhapi. Thirty police launches surrounded the island; the refugees were tear-gassed, their huts, fisheries, and tube-wells destroyed. Those who tried to cross the river in makeshift boats were shot at. The refugees, armed with carpentry tools and makeshift bows and arrows were no match for the government forces.

Haripada Dey Versus The State of West Bengal and another- 05/09/1956


No High Court can arrogate that function to itself and pass on to us a matter which in its view is purely one involving questions of fact, because it finds itself helpless to redress the grievance. In such a case, the High Court should refuse to give a certificate under Art. 134 (1) (c) and ask the parties to approach us invoking our special jurisdiction under Art. 136 (1) of the Constitution.

How to determine Market value of any land in West Bengal

the State of West Bengal

In determining the market value of larger plot in any area in West Bengal, the depreciation in the land value may be allowed considering the quantum of land at such rate as may be determined by the Inspector General of Registration and Commissioner of Stamp Revenue, West Bengal, in consultation with the appropriate District Registrar and communicated to all the registering officers.

West Bengal State Higher Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act 2013

the State of West Bengal

An Act to provide for reservation of seats for admission of the students belonging to the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and the Other Backward Classes domiciled in the State of West Bengal to certain Higher Educational Institutions in the State of West Bengal which are established, maintained or aided by the State Government, and for such matters connected therewith and incidental thereto.