Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday witnessed moments of high drama during hearing on Singur issue with Tata Motors' counsel refusing to argue the case over the alleged "personal attack" by a West Bengal government lawyer and the judge turning down Advocate General's plea to order a media gag on the day's proceedings.
At the start of the hearing on Tuesday morning, Tata Motors' counsel Samaraditya Pal alleged that Kalyan Bandopadhyay, the counsel for the West Bengal government, had made personal attacks against him on a TV channel on Monday.
Pal told the court that he was mentally disturbed and was not in a position to argue the case as he could not prepare himself and also felt like quitting the case. ...more
04:04 PM, Jul 19, 2011