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Tag: High Court Bench

Stop Discharging Sewage Into Kathajodi River, Directs Orissa High Court
Orissa HC Bar Association to move Chief Justice opposing two permanent benches

The Orissa High Court on Wednesday unanimously decided to launch a formal opposition against the proposal for setting up of two permanent benches of the High Court of Orissa.

No Response From State Yet - Centre Throws Ball Back In Odisha's Court On HC Bench Demand

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Union Law & Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad threw the ball back into the Odisha’s court over the long-standing demands of the people of western and southern Odisha to set up division bench(es) of Orissa High Court for mitigation of their problems. In the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, in response to a question […]

High Court Bench Demand
Western Odisha HC bench heat reaches Assembly

Bhubaneswar:  The proceedings of Odisha Assembly were disrupted today following ruckus created by Congress members over lawyers’ agitation demanding establishment of a permanent High Court bench in Western Odisha. Alleging that the common man is being affected due to non-functioning of courts, the Congress demanded a reply from the Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in […]

Orissa High Court
Strike-crippled courts, a 'constitutional crisis in Odisha'

Bhubaneswar: From Western to Coastal Odisha, the entire judicial system has virtually been brought to its knees by agitations by lawyers over various issues in the State. This has led to massive resentment among people as they are being deprived of judicial services and justice. It is pertinent to mention here that the lawyers in […]

Public services in western Odisha hit as lawyer agitation for HC bench continues

Sambalpur: The indefinite strike by lawyers in western Odisha especially in Sambalpur continues to affect public service delivery in the district throwing normal life out of gear. Demanding establishment of a permanent bench of Orissa High Court in Sambalpur, lawyers of the region have launched an indefinite stir in the district by hindering government functioning. […]

Lawyers to intensify agitation for HC bench in Western Odisha

Sambalpur: Demanding establishment of a permanent bench of Orissa High Court in western Odisha, agitating lawyers have decided to intensify their protest and a meeting in this regard was convened in Bargarh. During the meeting, discussions were held on the ongoing protest by lawyers’ associations across different districts in the western parts of the State. […]

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 […]

Trains cancelled, diverted due to lawyers' Maha bandh

Bhubaneswar: Rail traffic was badly hit in many parts of western Odisha today due to the 48-hour ‘Maha bandh’ called by the bar associations of different districts over their long-term demands of a permanent High Court bench in the region. In view of Rail Roko agitation at Sambalpur, Hirakud, Sambalpur City several trains have been […]

Lawyers call for 12-hr Rourkela bandh demanding establishment of HC bench

Rourkela: While demand for setting up of a permanent High Court bench in western Odisha is intensifying, lawyers in the steel city today took to streets demanding establishment of the HC bench and special district status to the city. Hundreds of lawyers of Rourkela Bar Association protested at various places of the city including the […]

Demand for High Court bench in Western Odisha grows louder

Sambalpur: It is now almost two months that the lawyers are on a cease-work agitation pressing for a permanent bench of Orissa High Court in Western Odisha. The situation is likely to worsen things on the ground as the Central Action Committee (CAC) of the All Western Odisha Bar Association has already threatened to continue […]

HC Bench: Lawyers launch 10-day cease-work stir

Sambalpur: Augmenting the demand for establishment of a High Court bench in Western Odisha, the agitating lawyers today launched a cease-work strike in all courts in the western parts of the State. The strike will continue till September 26, informed Central Action Committee chief convenor Ashok Das. As per a decision taken by the Central […]

Dawn-to-dusk bandh in Mayurbhanj by JMM

Mayurbhanj: Demanding fulfilment of long standing three-point charter of demands, the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) is observing a 12-hour bandh in Mayurbhanj district. The district lawyers’ body has also extended its support to the bandh. Mahesh Hembram, President of Odisha unit of JMM, stated, “The bandh is being observed to press for the establishment of […]

Activists stage dharna for High Court bench in Western Odisha

Cuttack: Various social organisations and political parties under the banner of ‘Paschim Odisha Nagarika Kriyanushtan Committee’ staged dharna near the Orissa High Court on Friday demanding setting of a bench in the western part of the State. During the agitation, a delegation  led by social worker and convener of the committee Bhagabat Prasad Nanda met […]

HC bench: Western Odisha lawyers to stage dharna at Jantar Mantar on Nov 28

Jharsuguda: A 10-member delegation of lawyers of Jharsuguda District Bar Association left for New Delhi by train this morning to take part in a one-day token strike at Jantar Mantar organised by the Central Action Committee (CAC) for fulfilment of its demand for setting up of a High Court bench in Western Odisha. The delegation, […]

HC bench: CAC denies Govt action, to continue stir

The western Odisha Central Action Committee spearheading the movement for High Court bench in the western region denied the letter sent by CM Naveen Patnaik to union Law minister saying that the letter bore no value. The committee demanded a complete data based appraisal letter should be sent