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Tag: Orissa Hc

Orissa HC asks Health dept to ensure basic amenities in hospitals
Orissa HC asks Health dept to ensure basic amenities in hospitals

As per the study conducted by the OSLSA, most hospitals do not have the required doctors, nurses and other staff.

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Orissa HC advances hearing on Puri corridor project by a week

The hearing of the petition that sought the intervention of the court claiming that the work on the project is affecting the health of the temple was adjourned last week and was scheduled for May 16.

Marital Feud: Sumit, Tapaswini Appear Before Orissa HC Mediation Centre
Marital Feud: Sumit, Tapaswini Appear Before Orissa HC Mediation Centre

The mediation officer at the centre held discussion with the couple in order to understand the differences between them and resolve the issues mutually.

Orissa HC Issues Notice To 3 Civic Bodies Over Untreated Sewage
Orissa HC Issues Notice To 3 Civic Bodies Over Untreated Sewage

The civic bodies of Bhubaneswar, Sambalpur and Rourkela were issued notices by a division bench headed by Chief Justice S Muralidhar.

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PIL In Orissa HC Seeking CBI Probe Into Ganjam Gangpur IIC Death Case

The petitioner has also demanded the polygraph test on the two policemen suspected to be involved in the death of the IIC. 

Negligence To Covid Patients: HC Directs Odisha Govt To Pay Compensation To Victims
Negligence To Covid Patients: HC Directs Odisha Govt To Pay Compensation To Victims

High Court has also directed the State government to provide Rs 50,000 each to 11 more families and submit compliance report by May 2, 2022. 

Tapaswini-Sumit Dispute: Orissa HC Slashes Monthly Maintenance Amount To Rs 10K 
Tapaswini-Sumit Dispute: Orissa HC Slashes Monthly Maintenance Amount To Rs 10K 

In a fresh ruling, the High Court has asked Sumit to pay Rs 10,000 to his wife Tapaswini instead of Rs 17,000 per month. 

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SC Collegium Recommends 17 Names For HC Judgeship, Orissa HC Likely To Get 4 More Judges

The Orissa High Court is also set to get four more judges if the collegium's recommendation is accepted by the Centre.

Three Newly-appointed Orissa High Court Judges Take Oath
Three Newly-appointed Orissa High Court Judges Take Oath

Three newly-appointed judges of the Orissa High Court were administered the oath of office by Chief Justice S Muralidhar on Tuesday. The new judges include, Justices Mruganka Sekhar Sahoo, Radha Krishna Pattanaik and Sashikanta Mishra.

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Orissa HC Takes Suo Motu Cognizance Of Sanitation Workers' Deaths

Cuttack: Taking suo motu cognizance of the recent deaths of four sanitation workers while cleaning sewer lines and septic tanks in the state, the Orissa High Court on Monday issued…

Orissa HC Expresses Concern Over Deaths Of Olive Ridley Turtles

Cuttack: Expressing concern over deaths of Olive Ridley turtles that have been visiting the beaches of Odisha and the worsening environment along the state’s coastline despite repeated court orders, the Orissa High Court has taken suo motu cognisance of a recent article published in an online news service on the issue. A division bench of […]

Orissa High Court Invites Applications For 202 ASO Posts
Orissa High Court Invites Applications For Over 200 ASO Posts, Check Details & Apply

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court, in a notification on February 17, has invited online applications from the eligible candidates for recruitment of 202 Assistant Section Officer (ASO) posts in the Group-B category. As per the notification, the registration and application process for the post will start from February 18, while the last date to apply […]

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Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder Case: HC Defers Hearing On PILs Seeking CBI Probe To Jan 11

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Thursday deferred to January 11 the hearing on the petitions, seeking a CBI probe into the kidnapping and murder of a five- year-old girl in Nayagarh. A division bench of Justice B R Sarangi and Justice Pramath Patnaik adjourned the hearing on two PILs after the SIT chief submitted […]

Orissa High Court Invites Applications For 202 ASO Posts
Pari Murder Case: Orissa HC Yet To Give Nod To Monitor SIT; May Court Legal Hurdles In Probe, Say Experts

Bhubaneswar: With the Orissa High Court still to give its consent to monitor the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Nayagarh Minor (Pari) Murder case, the big legal hurdle before the SIT is it cannot record statement of the suspects or the witnesses to the case. The big poser then will the SIT exercise in Nayagarh […]

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Orissa HC Paves Way For IPS Officer Satish Gajbhiye's Promotion, Quashes Disciplinary Proceeding

Cuttack: In a major relief for IPS officer Satish Gajbhiye, the Orissa High Court on Tuesday quashed a disciplinary proceeding initiated against him thereby enabling him to get promotion and other benefits. The present disciplinary proceeding pertains to alleged non-payment of reward money of  anti-Maoist scheme during Gajbhiye’s stint as Malkangiri SP. In 2015, the […]

Pari Murder Case: Sarpanch Fears Threat To Life, Moves HC For Protection
Pari Murder Case: Sarpanch Fears Threat To Life, Moves HC For Protection

Bhubaneswar: Apprehending threats to life from Minister Arun Sahoo, Sarpanch of Lakshmiprasad Gram Panchayat in Nayagarh district on Friday knocked the door of Orissa High Court seeking protection for him and his family members. The village head Soumyaranjan Pradhan in his petition before the HC has made six persons including State Agriculture and Higher Education […]

Row Over No Posthumous Farewell To Sarat Kar: Odisha Govt Seeks More Time To File Response

Cuttack: The Odisha government on Tuesday sought more time from the Orissa High Court (HC) to file a response in connection with a controversy over no observance of posthumous farewell to the former speaker of Odisha Legislative Assembly Sarat Kar. The next hearing in connection with the case has been scheduled for December 16. Notably, […]

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Aditya Dash Death Case: Orissa HC Expresses Displeasure Over CB's Failure To Submit Status Report

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Wednesday expressed its displeasure over the failure of the Odisha Crime Branch to submit the status report on investigation into the death of social activist Aditya Dash. While hearing a petition, the court directed the probe agency to submit the updated status report by November 11 and scheduled the […]

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Odisha RTI Activist Death: Plea Filed In Orissa HC Seeking CBI Probe

Kendrapara: A petition was filed in the Orissa High Court on Thursday seeking a probe by the CBI or a Special Investigation Team (SIT) into the death of Right to Information (RTI) activist, Ranjan Das of Kendrapara. The petition was filed by the father of the deceased, Laxmidhar Das and another RTI activist, Pratap Chandra […]

Orissa HC Grants 3-Month Interim Bail To Mining Scam Accused Deepak Gupta

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Monday granted interim bail for three months to Deepak Gupta, the prime accused in the over Rs 1,500-crore mining scam in Keonjhar district of the state. Gupta’s bail applications have been rejected by the high court and the supreme court on multiple occasions. Arrested in September 2013 for his […]

Petition Filed In HC To Allow Celebration Of Durga Puja In Odisha

Cuttack: Even as uncertainty looms large over the Durga Puja celebration this year in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic, a petition was filed in the Orissa High Court on Tuesday seeking permission to organise the festival. Cuttack Balu Bazaar Puja Committee, which is one of the oldest Puja committees in the Silver City, has filed […]

Pari Murder Case: Sarpanch Fears Threat To Life, Moves HC For Protection
COVID-19 Lockdown: Orissa High Court Begins E-Filing Of Cases

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court has introduced e-filing and hearing of cases through video conferencing in view of the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown aimed at containing the spread of the novel coronavirus. A bench headed by Acting Chief Justice Kumari Sanju Panda took a decision to this effect on Wednesday and from Thursday the Video Conferencing […]

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Orissa HC Hears Important Cases Pertaining To Puri Srimandir & Konark Sun Temple

Cuttack: Two important cases pertaining to the repair works of Jagmohan in Puri Srimandir and Konark Sun Temple came up for hearing before the Orissa High Court today. As per the earlier order of the High Court, design of a ramp for the differently-abled visitors at Srimandir has been made and permission to build the […]

Orissa HC Lawyers Resume Work After Three Weeks

Cuttack: After abstaining from work for more than three weeks in protest against the appointment system of existing judges, lawyers of the Orissa High Court on Monday attended the courts. Members of the Orissa High Court Bar Association had on November 1 unanimously decided to ‘suspend’ their strike and resume work, claiming that Union Law […]

EVM vandalisation: HC grants interim protection to BJP candidate Om Prakash Mishra

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court (HC) today granted anticipatory bail to BJP MLA candidate from Satyabadi Assembly constituency Om Prakash Mishra in connection with the alleged vandalisation of EVM in a booth in Puri during the third phase polls. As per the High Court order, no police action can be initiated against Mishra until further […]

Lawyers’ cease-work agitation affects Orissa HC functioning

Cuttack: The functioning of the Orissa High Court has been paralysed since Monday as the lawyers are on a cease-work agitation demanding immediate appointment of judges against the vacancies. Hearing of cases has been visibly affected since the start of the week creating problems for the people. “I had the date for hearing but there […]

Complete Srimandir's Jagamohan repair work by Feb 28: HC

Puri: Orissa High Court on Thursday directed authorities to complete all the repair works of Jagamohan- the hall facing the sanctum sanctorum of Puri Srimandir by February 28. The direction came after Shree Jagannath Temple Administration and Archeological Survey of India (ASI) filed an affidavit in court regarding the ongoing beautification work. Besides, ASI has […]

CBI raids retired Orissa HC Judge IM Quddusi’s residence

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today raided the residence of retired Justice of Orissa High Court, IM Quddusi in New Delhi and his other occupied accommodations across the country after booking him for criminal conspiracy and corruption. The anti-corruption wing registered a case against Quddusi under section 120 B of IPC on […]

Blue Whale game: Orissa HC serves notices to Centre, State

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court today served notices to the Central and State Secretaries of IT and Telecom while hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed over online suicide game Blue Whale Challenge. Notice were also issued to the Odisha Home department secretary, DGP, Crime Branch chief and the Twin City Police Commissionerate asking them […]

Brewers to supply beer at last year’s offer price

Cuttack: The Odisha High Court on Thursday allowed beer manufacturers to supply the beverage to the state-owned Odisha State Beverages Corporation (OSBC) at last year’s prices. The interim order is expected to end the beer crisis in Odisha and the face off between the state government and beer manufacturers. After the government came out with […]

Former govt advocate deposes before CBI

Bhubaneswar: Former additional government advocate Debashis Panda today deposed before Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here in connection with Artha Tatwa Group (AT) scam. Panda was questioned for three hours at the CBI office here. After the questioning he said, “I am a honest lawyer.” However, he declined to comment on what matters he was […]

Justice Patra consigned to flames

The last rites of Justice Radha Krushna Patra were performed at Swargadwara here today in the presence of his family members and relatives

HC notice to Odisha on death of 14-yr-old boy

Orissa High Court has issued notices to the state government seeking details of case of 'unnatural' death of a 14-year-old boy in 2012 after a petition claimed that due procedure was not followed by police in the matter

HC refers OCS-2011 exam case back to SAT

Quashing an order of the State Administrative Tribunal on the 2011 Odisha Civil Service examination, the Orissa High Court today referred back the matter to the tribunal for fresh adjudication by a division bench

Justice Pramath Patnaik transferred

Justice Pramath Patnaik, additional judge of Orissa High Court, was transferred to Jharkhand High Court, sources said on Wednesday

Justice B P Ray likely to join Orissa HC on March 18

Justice B P Ray, currently a judge of Kerala High Court, is likely to return to Odisha next week and would be sworn-in as a judge of Orissa High Court on March 18

HC stays Stewart School fee hike decision

The Orissa High Court today slapped a stay on the collection of enhanced school fees by the local Stewart School here.....

Boatman arrested, HC takes cognizance of Hirakud boat tragedy

Taking suo motu cognizance of the Hirakud boat tragedy which claimed 31 lives, Orissa High Court on Wednesday issued notices to the State government asking it to file status reports in two weeks, even as a boatman was arrested in connection with the incident