Tag: Law Minister Pratap Jena

19 Lakh cases pending in Odisha courts: What role does government play?
19 Lakh Cases Pending In Odisha Courts: Reasons Galore But Govt's Role Can Alter Pendency

As per the Law minister’s reply to a question in the Odisha Legislative Assembly on 7th December 2021, there were 17,68,704 cases pending in district courts of Odisha presently. There are 1,87,028 cases pending in the High Court, the minister informed the Assembly.

  • Friday, 10 December 2021
No Decision Yet To Open ‘Bhitara Ratna Bhandara’: Law Minister Pratap Jena
No Decision Yet To Open ‘Bhitara Ratna Bhandara’: Law Minister Pratap Jena

State Law Minister Pratap Jena on Tuesday informed the Odisha Assembly that nothing has yet been decided on opening the inner treasure chamber. 

  • Tuesday, 07 December 2021
BJD activists clash during Lawyers' Day celebration in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: A clash was reported between two BJD groups during ‘Lawyers’ Day’ celebration in Bhadrak here on Saturday. BJD’s legal front had organised a public meeting in the district on the occasion. As per reports, the incident occurred when the BJD activists were escorting Law Minister Pratap Jena to the meeting venue. Supporters of Bhadrak […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Jagannath Temple Receives Over Rs 187.01 Cr Donation: Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: The Jagannath Temple in Odisha’s Puri city has received over Rs 187.01 crore donation from devotees by the end of January this year, informed Law Minister Pratap Jena on Tuesday. Replying to a written question of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Umakant Samantray, the Law Minister told the State Assembly that the total collection […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Odisha Fights Corona: 'No Decision Yet' On Puri Rath Yatra

Puri: As uncertainty continues to prevail over the annual Rath Yatra in Puri in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, Odisha Law minister, Pratap Jena today said a decision in this regard will be taken soon. Rath Yatra, the annual sojourn of the Holy Trinity- Lord Balabhadra, Mahaprabhu Jagannath and Devi Subhadra- is scheduled to […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Odisha: Politics Hots Up Over BJP Leader's Murder

Bhubaneswar/Salipur: The brutal killing of BJP leader Kulamani Baral and his associate Dibyasingh in Mahanga area of Cuttack district has triggered a political blame game with the Opposition BJP and Congress accusing the ruling BJD of unleashing such political violence in the State. The BJP, which lost its leader, has taken the matter very seriously […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Kulamani Murder: BJP To Hold Protest In All Blocks Of Cuttack Tomorrow

Cuttack: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday announced that it will stage demonstration in all blocks of Cuttack district tomorrow demanding immediate arrest of those involved in the murder of party leader Kulamani Baral and his associate. Informing the decision, Cuttack district President of BJP Prakash Behera has demanded Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s intervention […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Mahanga Double Murder: 1 More Accused Arrested, Count Reaches 6

Cuttack: Another accused has been arrested late on Wednesday night by the district police in connection with the brutal murder of former Mahanga Block Chairperson and BJP leader Kulamani Baral and his relative Dibyasingh Baral over political rivalry on Saturday evening. The accused identified as Chaitanya Sethi is the brother of prime accused Panchanan Sethi, […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Mahanga Double Murder: BJD Or Odisha People - Who Is State Police Working For? Asks BJP

Cuttack: In the wake of the recent ‘political murders’ in the district, leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday turned up the heat on the ruling-BJD and State Police demanding immediate arrest of Mahanga MLA and Odisha Law Minister Pratap Jena, who is among the 13 accused named in the FIR registered in connection […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Odisha: Ex-Block Chairman Held In Mahanga Double Murder Case, Total Arrests Reach 8

Cuttack: A special team of Cuttack rural Police on Monday arrested one more accused in connection with the brutal murder of BJP leader Kulamani Baral and his aide Dibyasingh Baral in Mahanga, taking the total number arrestees to eight. The accused has been identified as Bhikari Swain, a local BJD leader and former block chairman […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Mahanga Double Murder: 'Accused Named Odisha Law Minister In Last Phone Call'
Mahanga Double Murder: 'Accused Named Odisha Law Minister In Last Phone Call'

Cuttack: Prafulla Biswal, the prime accused in Mahanga double murder case, in his last phone call claimed that he was framed in the case by Odisha Minister Pratap Jena, alleged Ramakant Baral, son of deceased BJP leader Kulamani Baral on Monday. Baral claimed that Prafulla had made a phone call to him before his death. […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021