Tag: High Court

Permanent HC bench: District Lawyers’ Association call for Sambalpur bandh
Permanent HC bench: District Lawyers’ Association calls for Sambalpur bandh

The association picketed at Kacheri Chhak and refrained from doing any court work.

  • Wednesday, 02 November 2022
Violence and Rape in marriage: Dealing with false cases and ‘sheltering’ real survivors
Violence and Rape in marriage: Dealing with false cases and ‘sheltering’ real survivors

Who is making false accusations, and who is telling the truth? God alone knows and we can only pray that karma catches up with the real wrongdoer.

  • Tuesday, 11 October 2022
A division bench of Calcutta High Court on Tuesday reverted a case related to irregularities in the
153 HC judges appointed this year, more appointments in higher judiciary likely

It is learnt that the government is also set to take a call on the elevation of Bombay High Court Chief Justice Dipankar Datta to the top court shortly.

  • Friday, 07 October 2022
Gangua Nullah issue: HC seeks reply from state govt
Gangua Nullah issue: HC seeks reply from state govt

The HC’s order came in response to the report filed by amicus curiae Mohit Agarwal as part of adjudication on a PIL over threat to ecology of Chilika.

  • Friday, 16 September 2022
Hijab Row
'Will not permit forum shopping', SC on pleas against K'taka HC verdict on hijab

The Supreme Court on Monday expressed anguish at petitioners' counsel seeking adjournment on a clutch of pleas against the Karnataka High Court judgment, which upheld the right of educational institutions to ban wearing of hijab in pre-university colleges in the state.

  • Monday, 29 August 2022
 ‘Say No To Hijab’
Watch | Students Protest Demanding Enforcement Of HC Ruling On Hijab

Students of the University College in Mangalore staged protest and boycotted classes seeking implementation of the Hijab rule in the college.

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  • Saturday, 28 May 2022
Vacancies Of Doctor Posts In Odisha
Orissa HC Seeks Report On Vacancies In Healthcare Institutions

The High Court of Orissa has asked the State government to submit a report on the filling of vacancies in posts of doctors in healthcare institutions of Odisha. The HC has directed State Health Secretary to file an affidavit clarifying the number of doctor posts lying vacant in State-run medical colleges and hospitals at the district level.

  • Tuesday, 10 August 2021
Orissa High Court lawyers to intensify strike

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court Bar Association, which has been demanding arrest of a police officer who allegedly assaulted one of their colleagues, has decided to intensify its agitation. According to sources, in a unanimous decision, the association has decided to close every government office in Cuttack from tomorrow as a mark of protest, said […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
ORHDC scam: High Court asks 5 accused including IAS officer to surrender

Bhubaneswar: The Orissa High Court rejected the plea of five persons including IAS officer and former director of Odisha Rural Housing Development Corporation (ORHDC), Binod Kumar, and directed them to surrender before the Vigilance court in connection with Rs 55 lakh-financial fraud in 2000. As all of them have been pronounced guilty and the quantum […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
'Invest Odisha' logo lands in controversy, PIL filed in High Court

Cuttack: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Orissa High Court challenging the logo design of “’Invest Odisha” – an ongoing year-long campaign by the Odisha government aimed to draw more investors to the state. Stating that the design and shape of the ‘O’ alphabet used in logo has hurt his religious […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Chinmay Mohanty new Bar Council Chairman

Cuttack: Senior member of the Odisha State Bar Council Chinmay Mohanty on Monday took charge as the interim chairman of the Bar Council after an order was passed by the Orissa High Court. Pronouncing the verdict, a division bench of the court directed Mohanty to take charges as the council’s interim chairman until a full-fledged […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Orissa High Court
Kunduli gang rape & suicide: HC directs state govt, CBI to submit reply before May 3

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court today issued notices to the State government and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) directing them to submit a reply to the petitions, seeking a CBI probe into the alleged gang rape and suicide of the minor girl in Kunduli, before May 3. A division bench headed by Chief Justice Vineet […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Polsara MLA charged with filing false poll affidavit

Berhampur: BJD MLA Srikant Sahu from Polsara constituency landed in trouble after a petition was filed in the Orissa High Court alleging that he had furnished false information in his affidavit during 2014 elections. Petitioner Rohit Pradhan, a general voter of Polsara alleged that the legislator had provided false information related to his educational qualification […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Panel to decide on demolition of religious establishments: SC

New Delhi: Hearing several petitions related to the demolition of religious establishments in Odisha, the Supreme Court today asked the committee constituted by State government to take a call on which structures have to be demolished. The apex court also directed the committee to provide complete data on such establishments within three months. “As per […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
CJI Dipak Misra stresses on speedy disposal of pending cases

Bhubaneswar: Everyone is bound to follow the rule of Law and there would be utter chaos without Constitutional Sovereignty, said Chief Justice of India (CJI), Dipak Misra while addressing the 46th All Odisha Lawyers’ Conference here on Friday. “Be it judiciary, executive or legislative, we have to think that we are under Constitutional sovereignty and […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021