Tag: Demand For Hc Bench

Permanent HC Bench: Union Law Min directs Odisha to take consent of HC Chief Justice

Bhubaneswar: Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Wednesday directed the Odisha government to send a comprehensive proposal in consultation with and consent of the Chief Justice of Orissa High Court for setting up High Court benches in southern and western parts of the State. The response of the Union Minister came a week […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Demand for HC bench: Western Odisha lawyers to stage 3-day economic blockade

Sambalpur: Intensifying their demand for the establishment of a permanent High Court Bench in western Odisha, the agitating lawyers will begin a 3-day long economic blockade from today. According to sources, the lawyers will stop all the vehicles carrying raw materials like coal, cement, rod and sand to various industrial institutions in the four districts, […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Demand for permanent High Court bench in Bolangir intensifies

Bolangir: The ongoing agitation for the establishment of a permanent bench of Orissa High Court in Bolangir has intensified as the Joint Action Committee and the District Bar Association have called for a shutdown till December 30. According to sources, the agitating members have called for closure of all offices, educational institutions and banks. The […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Lawyers to continue stir for HC Bench in Western Odisha

Sambalpur: Reiterating their demand for the establishment of a permanent bench of Orissa High Court, the lawyers in western Odisha have decided to continue cease work agitation. Such decision was taken during a meeting of Western Odisha Central Action Committee (CAC) held yesterday. As per the decisions taken at the meeting, the lawyers have decided […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Demand for HC bench: Lawyers observe closure of govt offices in Bolangir

Bolangir: Intensifying agitation for the establishment of a permanent bench of Orissa High Court here, lawyers have called for week-long closure of all major government offices including the Collectorate, Tehsil and other institutions in the district from today. “We have closed down all courts and other governmental offices in the district from today and the […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Bolangir lawyers observe 24-hour bandh for establishment of HC bench in district

Bolangir: The Bolangir lawyers’ association and Central Action Committee (CAC) today observed 24-hour bandh in Bolangir demanding establishment of a permanent bench of the Orissa High Court in the district. Various political and social organisations of the district have extended support to the bandh. Normal life came to a grinding halt in the region due […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
HC bench demand: Western Odisha MLAs meet CM Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar/ Cuttack: A day after Odisha government urged the agitating lawyers of western Odisha to end their cease-work agitation; a delegation comprising legislators from Western Odisha met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today and requested him to look into the demands of a permanent High Court bench in the region. The delegation however failed to meet […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Demand for HC Bench: Courts to remain shut till end of Monsoon Session

Sambalpur: Intensifying the long-standing demand of a permanent High Court bench, members of the Western Odisha Lawyers’ Association today informed that all the courts in the town will remain closed till the end of the Monsoon Session of Odisha Assembly on September 20. However, the Association notified that all government offices will remain open during […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
Pradhan questions Odisha govt's Rs 5 crore- allocation for HC bench

Bhubaneswar: Amid unrelenting agitation that has affected functioning of courts and government offices over establishment of a permanent High Court bench in the State, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today blamed the State government for dilly-dallying over the issue by trying to pass the buck to the Centre. Pradhan said, “The State government had constituted […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Agitating lawyers in Sambalpur soften stance

Sambalpur: Government offices in Sambalpur district that have remained closed for the past five months owing to the agitation by lawyers over establishment of a permanent High Court bench in the western Odisha, will start functioning from tomorrow. This was informed by the Sambalpur district lawyers’ association today after their general council meeting. However, the […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
HC Bench Demand: Centre Assures Action Once Odisha Govt Clears Its Stand

Bhubaneswar: The Central government has assured that it will take further action to establish a High Court bench in western or Southern Odisha after the state government and Orissa High Court clarify their stance in this connection. In a reply to Odisha BJP MP Nitesh Ganga Deb’s question in Lok Sabha regarding establishment of Orissa […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Western Odisha Bandh Brings Normal Life To A Grinding Halt

Sambalpur: Renewing their demand for the establishment of a permanent Orissa High Court bench in western Odisha, the lawyers’ associations are observing a dawn-to-dusk bandh today. The associations are also protesting the move of the State Bar Council, which recently sought disciplinary action against the protesting lawyers. Members of political parties like the BJD and the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021