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High Court in West Bengal, India
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The Calcutta High Court is the oldest High Court in India. It is located in B.B.D. Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal. It has jurisdiction over the state of West Bengal and the Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The High Court building's design is based on the Cloth Hall, Ypres, in Belgium.
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After Calcutta HC withdraws protection, CBI reaches ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar's residenceThe Court said that providing interim protection against CBI's arrests is equivalent to obstruction of justice by interrupting due procedure.
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Calcutta High Court withdraws protection from CBI arrest for former Police commissioner Rajeev KumarThe Court said that providing interim protection against CBI's arrests is equivalent to obstruction of justice by interrupting due procedure.
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