Tag: Orissa High Court

Advocates stage protest in Bhubaneswar
Lawyers demand shifting of Orissa High Court from Cuttack to Bhubaneswar

The lawyers’ association staged a silent protest over the shifting of the Orissa High Court from Cuttack to Bhubaneswar.

  • Friday, 25 November 2022
Orissa High Court jobs: Law researcher exam result out, check out interview date
Orissa High Court jobs: Law researcher exam result out, check out interview date

The names and roll numbers of the shortlisted candidates have been uploaded on the official website: https://orissahighcourt.nic.in.  

  • Friday, 18 November 2022
JOIN WORK OR BE READY FOR  LICENSE SUSPENSION
Join Work Or Your License Will Be Suspended: Odisha Bar Council Warns Agitating Lawyers

The Odisha State Bar Council on Tuesday directed bar associations in Sambalpur, Badamba, Tangi, Talcher and Pallahara to end their strike and return to work immediately.

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  • Tuesday, 15 November 2022
Odisha Bar Council asks agitating lawyers to join duty or face the music 
Odisha Bar Council asks agitating lawyers to join duty or face the music 

In his letter, J K Samantasinghar, the secretary of the Odisha State Bar Council, warned the agitating lawyers that their license of practice would be suspended if they don’t join their work. 

  • Tuesday, 15 November 2022
OPSC ASO result: Aspirants knock Orissa HC door alleging irregularities in selection process
OPSC ASO result: Aspirants knock Orissa HC door alleging irregularities in selection process

The Orissa High Court may take up the petitions for hearing on Monday (November 14).

  • Saturday, 12 November 2022
Orissa High Court
Orissa HC recruitment: Apply for consultant post, salary up to Rs 1 lakh

As per the advertisement, the engagement in respect of in-service professors shall be on a deputation basis for a period of two years and in respect of retired professors shall be on purely temporary and contractual basis for a term of two years terminable by one month's notice.

  • Monday, 31 October 2022
Orissa High Court
Chief Justice S Muralidhar's viral pic: Orissa HC issues clarification

Releasing a press statement, the Registry of Orissa High Court stated, "It is extremely unfortunate that an item of fake news has been made viral on social media at the instance of a lawyer practicing in Orissa High Court by publishing a photograph and making wholly scurrilous and false statements without knowing the real facts."

  • Saturday, 29 October 2022
High security registration plate
Orissa HC seeks affidavit from State Transport Authority on HSRP infra status

Speaking to OTV, Kajol Sahu, the counsel of the petitioner said, “The STA never submitted any written statement to the court about its plans on the HSRP drive. They had verbally said that the entire infrastructure for HSRP registration is at place.”

  • Wednesday, 26 October 2022
Relief for Moquim
Orissa HC stays Congress MLA Md Moquim’s conviction in loan fraud case

Huge relief for Congress MLA Mohammed Moquim. The Orissa High Court on Wednesday ordered a stay on his conviction by a vigilance court. The vigilance court had sentenced the legislator to three years rigorous imprisonment in Odisha Rural Housing & Development Corporation (ORHDC) corruption case.

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  • Wednesday, 19 October 2022
Srimandir Unsafe !
Cracks found in Jagmohan of Lord Jagannath temple, Amicus curie submits affidavit in Orissa HC

There are cracks in the Jagmohan of Srimandir in Puri. The affidavit of Orissa High Court appointed amicus curie NK Mohanty revealed this.In his affidavit, Mohanty highlighted his visit to the Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri and Sun Temple in Konark.

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  • Wednesday, 19 October 2022
Orissa HC stays Congress MLA Md Moquim’s conviction in load fraud case
Orissa HC stays Congress MLA Md Moquim’s conviction in loan fraud case

In its 15-page verdict, the State’s apex court treated the case as a rare and exceptional case and observed that the conviction has serious consequences upon the membership of the sitting MLA. 

  • Wednesday, 19 October 2022
Orissa High Court to get new Chief Justice
Orissa High Court to get new Chief Justice, incumbent CJ S Muralidhar transferred to Madras HC

Justice Jaswant Singh, who is currently serving as a Judge of the Orissa High Court, will be the 33rd Chief Justice of Orissa High Court.

  • Friday, 30 September 2022
HSRP Rap
What Orissa High Court Said On HSRP Deadline Extension

The rule pertaining to fitment of high security registration plate (HSRP) in vehicles came under judicial scrutiny.

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  • Wednesday, 28 September 2022
High security registration plate: Orissa HC seeks govt reply on HSRP deadline extension
High security registration plate: Orissa HC seeks govt reply on HSRP deadline extension

The Orissa High Court has asked the State transport department to inform if the deadline of affixation of HSRP can be extended. 

  • Wednesday, 28 September 2022
Odisha to enact new Apartment Ownership Act soon
Odisha to enact new Apartment Ownership Act soon

The State government presented a format of the revised flat booking agreement in apartments before the High Court.

  • Wednesday, 28 September 2022
Cuttack fake medicine case
Cuttack fake medicine case: PIL filed in Orissa HC demanding CBI probe

The petitioner in the petition has prayed to the court to order an probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the sale of fake medicine in the brand name of Telma-40.

  • Wednesday, 21 September 2022
Politics heats up after Orissa HC orders to pay 115cr to OTM employees
Politics heats up after Orissa HC orders to pay 115cr to OTM employees

The Odisha government is apparently making efforts to draw the attention of investors from foreign countries to revive the industrial sector in the State. With such plans, the state has initiated special programmes including 'Make In Odisha'. Even Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik himself has met several top-notch investors in Dubai and Mumbai.  

  • Friday, 16 September 2022
OTM revival issue: HC orders govt to deposit Rs 115 crore with liquidator
OTM revival issue: HC orders govt to deposit Rs 115 crore with liquidator

After winding up OTM, the state government had filed a petition for liquidation of the company in the High Court.

  • Thursday, 15 September 2022
SC order on Artha Tatwa ponzi scam
Artha Tatwa ponzi scam: SC directs Orissa High Court for expeditious disposal of CBI plea

Additional Solicitor General appearing on behalf of the petitioner contended that the hearing of petition against Ashok Mohanty is pending with the Special Court for a long time due to the interim order passed by the Orissa High Court. 

  • Thursday, 15 September 2022
Late Justice Debapriya Mohapatra
Former SC judge, Justice Debapriya Mohapatra passes away at 85

Mohapatra was ill for some days and battling old age related health issues.

  • Wednesday, 31 August 2022
Orissa High Court defers hearing of Varsha’s plea
Anubhav-Varsha marital discord: Orissa HC defers hearing on Varsha’s plea

The next hearing of the petition will be held in the High Court on August 30.

  • Friday, 26 August 2022
Stop Discharging Sewage Into Kathajodi River, Directs Orissa High Court
Orissa High Court seeks status report on Srimandir, Konark

The court heard two separate petitions on Srimandir Jagamohan and Konark temple on Tuesday after a gap of two years. 

  • Wednesday, 24 August 2022
OPSC ASO exam
Uncertainty over ASO exam on Aug 27 as matter reaches Orissa HC amid postponement demand

The matter is listed for hearing today by Justice Biraja Prasanna Satpathy.  

  • Tuesday, 23 August 2022
Accused can’t access case diary, rules Orissa High Court
Accused can’t access case diary, rules Orissa High Court

As per the provision laid out in sub-section (3) of CrPC section 172, an accused is not entitled to a copy of the case diary.

  • Friday, 19 August 2022
Trouble Mounts!
Casteist Remarks: Varsha Priyadarshini To Appear Before Delhi Police In 15 Days!

The Orissa High Court on Wednesday (Aug 17) directed actress Varsha Priyadarshini to appear before Delhi Police within 15 days in connection with casteist remark case. A case was earlier filed against the actress for allegedly making casteist remarks against a staff of her husband and BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty.

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  • Thursday, 18 August 2022
Actress Varsha Priyadarshini
Casteist remarks: Orissa HC directs Varsha Priyadarshini to appear before Delhi Police in 15 days

Earlier on August 4, the High Court had granted interim relief to Ollywood actress Varsha Priyadarshini, her mother and niece in connection with the case. 

  • Wednesday, 17 August 2022
Orissa High Court
Centre notifies appointment of 20 judicial officers, 6 advocates as judges to various HCs including Odisha

Two judicial officers appointed as judges to the Himachal Pradesh High Court are: Sushil Kukreja and Virender Singh. Two judicial officers appointed as judges to the Orissa High Court are: Gourishankar Satapathy and Chittaranjan Dash.

  • Saturday, 13 August 2022
Actor Babushaan's anticipatory bail plea disposed of by Orissa HC
Actor Babushaan's anticipatory bail plea disposed of by Orissa HC

The Orissa High Court on Thursday disposed of the anticipatory bail application moved by Ollywood actor Babushaan Mohanty apprehending his arrest.

  • Thursday, 04 August 2022
Orissa HC issues stay order on govt rules for Odisha Sahitya Akademi awards
Orissa HC issues stay order on govt rules for Odisha Sahitya Akademi awards

The state’s apex court has also asked the state government, secretary and president of Odisha Sahitya Akademi (OSA) to file their replies in this connection.

  • Saturday, 30 July 2022
Odisha teacher recruitment select list released after HC lifts stay, online choice filling begins
Odisha teacher recruitment select list released after HC lifts stay, online choice filling begins

The engagement orders will be issued by the District Education Officers after verification of correctness of data in the provisional Select List and District List.

  • Saturday, 23 July 2022
 Orissa High Court
Farmers cultivating on Govt land for 30 years to get ownership right: Orissa HC

The court’s direction came up with the directive while hearing a petition filed by several cashew farmers from Balikuda block in Jagatsinghpur district. The farmers, who have been cultivating since 1983, had moved the court against the encroachment case lodged by the administration.

  • Sunday, 26 June 2022
Srimandir corridor project row: Orissa High Court quashes all petitions
Srimandir corridor project row: Orissa High Court quashes all petitions

The court observed that there is no relevance of hearing the petitions after the directive of the Supreme Court. 

  • Wednesday, 22 June 2022
In a first in country, Orissa High Court publishes annual report 
In a first in country, Orissa High Court publishes annual report 

The report also throws light on the details of expenditure the judiciary incurred, initiatives taken at the administrative level to minimise the number of cases pending in district courts and steps taken on how to use technology to improve administration of justice.

  • Monday, 20 June 2022
Orissa High Court
Bring Vigilance under RTI purview, directs Orissa HC

State Vigilance except sensitive and confidential activities undertaken by the department should be brought under ambit of RTI, ordered the court while hearing petitions challenging 2016 order which kept Vigilance out of RTI purview. 

  • Monday, 20 June 2022
Two new Orissa High Court judges sworn in
Two new Orissa High Court judges sworn in

Justices Subhasis Talapatra and Sanjay Kumar Mishra were sworn in as the judges of the Orissa High Court on Friday. The swearing-in-ceremony was held in the conference hall of the HC. 

  • Friday, 10 June 2022
India-South Africa T20 at Barabati: Orissa HC junks match cancellation plea
Barabati India-South Africa match on schedule, HC sets aside plea against tie

The Orissa High Court on Tuesday quashed a petition filed seeking cancellation of the upcoming India-South Africa T20I match at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on June 12.

  • Tuesday, 07 June 2022
Petition filed in Orissa High Court seeking cancellation of India-South Africa T20 at Barabati stadium
Plea filed in Orissa HC seeking cancellation of India-South Africa T20 at Barabati

A public interest litigation (PIL) was filed in the Orissa High Court on Wednesday seeking cancellation of the upcoming T20 International match between India and South Africa to be played at Barabati stadium in Cuttack.

  • Wednesday, 01 June 2022
Orissa HC orders to pay family pension to unmarried trans offsprings
Orissa HC orders to pay family pension to unmarried trans offsprings

Orissa High Court has issued an order for immediate payment of family pension to the unmarried transgender offsprings of the deceased employees

  • Friday, 27 May 2022
Plant 50 trees for fining illiterate woman without hearing her case: Orissa HC to Tehsildar
Plant 50 trees for fining illiterate woman without hearing her case: Orissa HC to Tehsildar

The court of Justice Biswanath Rath recently asked the tehsildar of Kakatpur in Puri district to plant the trees along the roads in any sector in Cuttack Development Authority (CDA) area.

  • Saturday, 21 May 2022
Orissa High Court rejects bail to MLA Prashant Jagdev in road rage case
Orissa High Court rejects bail to MLA Prashant Jagdev in road rage case

The Orissa High Court on Friday declined to grant bail to Chilika MLA Prashant Jagdev in connection with a road rage incident caused by the legislator which left as many as 22 people injured in Khordha in March earlier this year.

  • Friday, 20 May 2022
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