Tag: Cease Work Agitation

Junior doctors seek removal of VIMSAR director; threaten cease-work from Monday

Berhampur: Known for his out-of-the box tricks to enforce discipline on the campus, Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) director, Ashwini Pujari is facing the music again. This time Pujari has drawn the ire of the junior doctors’ association (JDA) which has demanded his removal. The JDA in a 10-point charter […]

HC Bar dismisses 3 lawyers including 2 from BJD legal front for 'sabotaging' agitation

Cuttack: Alleging that there was a deliberate attempt to derail the lawyers’ agitation, Orissa High Court Bar Association on Friday dismissed three lawyers including two office bearers of the ruling-BJD’s legal front. Besides, a show-cause notice has also been issued to Odisha Bar Council chairperson, Tahali Mohanty, informed Orissa High Court Bar Association secretary, Satyabrat […]

Orissa High Court lawyers to continue cease-work till October 30

Cuttack: The on-going standoff between lawyers and police is yet to ease as the agitating lawyers’ under the aegis of Orissa High Court Bar Association on Friday decided to continue their cease-work till October 30. A decision to continue the strike was taken at the general body meeting, informed High Court Bar Association general secretary, […]

Lawyer agitation: Arrested son fails to perform last rites of mother

Mayurbhanj: In a glaring example how the ongoing cease-work agitation of lawyers is adversely affecting the lives of common man across the State, the last rites of a woman was delayed for almost two days in Mayurbhanj district. The shocking incident was reported from Sikarghati village under Baripada Sadar police limits. According to reports, the […]

Police-lawyer Spat: Hearing in Orissa HC on October 10

Cuttack: The agitating lawyers have remained firm on their demands as they chose to continue their protests demanding action against the cops allegedly involved in assaulting a lawyer at Nuabazar area in Cuttack. During a meeting today, the Orissa High Court Bar Association decided to continue and extend the cease-work stir stating that a decision […]

Lawyers lock up Rourkela Family Court

Rourkela: Demanding appointment of judges to fill up the vacant posts in Rourkela Family Court, lawyers of Rourkela Bar Association today locked the main gate of the court situated at Udit Nagar here today. Various sensitive cases, including marital disputes are pending in the court since days due to an acute shortage of judges, the […]

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Western Odisha lawyers stage 6-day cease-work agitation

Sambalpur/Rourkela: Demanding a permanent High Court bench, the All Western Odisha Lawyers’ Association launched a week-long cease-work agitation from today. As per sources, all members of the bar associations of all Western Odisha districts began their week-long agitation from today till February 24 in the region. Offices of both state and central governments, courts and […]

HC Bench: Rourkela lawyers to launch cease-work stir

Rourkela: The demand for a permanent Orissa High Court bench has gained momentum with lawyers of Rourkela Bar Association deciding to launch a week-long cease-work agitation from Monday. Bar Association President Satya Sharma on Sunday informed that a unanimous resolution has been passed to boycott the court proceedings till February 24 as their seven-point charter […]

vaccination programme may hit roadblock with NHM nurses threatening cease work

Bhubaneswar: The launching of vaccination programme for measles and rubella is likely to be marred tomorrow as contractual staff nurses appointed under the National Health Mission (NHM) have warned the government of cease work agitation for indefinite period demanding regularisation of job.   Hundreds of nurses who staged dharna at PMG square in Bhubaneswar demanding […]

Balasore DHH doctors call off cease work

Balasore: Doctors at the Balasore District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) today called off their cease work agitation hours after it started this morning to protest the assault on a senior doctor at the hospital yesterday. The medicos withdrew their stir after district Collector Pramod Kumar Das intervened in the matter and assured them to fulfill their […]

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Six arrested for vandalism in Puri DHH

Puri: Police arrested six persons today in connection with the ransacking of the Puri District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) on August 17 night following the death of a patient. Notably, family members of deceased Nabakishore Jena had ransacked the Government-run hospital and allegedly thrashed some doctors and staff of the hospital in the night attributing Jena’s […]

VIMSAR junior docs call off stir after Principal’s assurance

Burla: Junior doctors at the Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Science and Research (VIMSAR), Burla called off their cease-work agitation today after an assurance by the institute’s Principal that election of the Junior Doctors’ Association (JDA) will be put on hold. Notably, the medicos had staged the stir earlier in the day protesting the Principal’s […]

Striking SCB nursing students file FIR against principal

Cuttack: The striking students of the School of Nursing at SCB Medical College and Hospital today lodged an FIR against their principal at Mangalabag police station here accusing her of ill-treating and passing casteist remark against a fourth year nursing student. Their move came after the SCB authorities failed to take any action against the […]