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Tag: Orissa High Court

Dhinkia Clash: Pleas In Orissa HC Seek Suspension Of Forceful Eviction, Independent Probe 
Dhinkia Clash: Pleas In Orissa HC Seek Suspension Of Forceful Eviction, Independent Probe 

Petitioners sought protection of human rights as well as fundamental rights and other Constitutional rights of the inhabitants of Dhinkia and nearby villages under Abhayachandpur police limits in Jagatsinghpur district.  

‘My Lord’, ‘Your Lordship’, ‘Your Honour’ & ‘Hon’able’ Addresses In Orissa High Court Is History Now
Orissa High Court Shuts Down For 5 Days After Rise In Covid Cases

The Orissa High Court on Wednesday announced to shut down its operations for five days till January 17 in view of the surge in cases of COVID among court staff.

Orissa HC Gives Green Signal For Holding State Bar Council Election
Orissa HC Gives Green Signal For Holding State Bar Council Election

Earlier, a plea was filed by the Council before the High Court which stated that the final list of voters was not prepared as the verification of the lawyers was still on in order to meet the directives of The Bar Council Of India (BCI).

‘My Lord’, ‘Your Lordship’, ‘Your Honour’ & ‘Hon’able’ Addresses In Orissa High Court Is History Now
‘My Lord’, ‘Your Lordship’, ‘Your Honour’ & ‘Hon’able’ Addresses In Orissa High Court Is History Now

An appeal has been made to the advocates by the bench to avoid addressing presiding judges with terms like ‘My Lord’, ‘Your Lordship’, ‘Your Honour’ or ‘Hon’able’. 

Odisha Govt To Withdraw Panchayat Poll Seat Reservation Notification
Odisha Govt To Withdraw Panchayat Poll Seat Reservation Notification

The government informed the Orissa High Court that it will issue a fresh notification regarding the reservation of seats on December 27.

Dharna By High Court Bar Association
Orissa HC Chief Justice’s Conduct Anti-Lawyer: Bar Association

Members of the Orissa High Court Bar Association staged a peaceful dharna on Monday demanding the transfer of the incumbent Chief Justice of Orissa High Court S. Muralidhar, alleging that his conduct smacks of 'anti-lawyer'.

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.

Orissa High Court
Over 19 Lakh Cases Pending In Different Odisha Courts: Law Minister

Law Minister Pratap Jena told the Odisha Assembly that 17,68,704 cases pending in different District courts of the State. Apart from that, a total of 1,87,028 cases are pending with the Orissa High Court alone.

Orissa High Court Appoints Retired Judge To Monitor Mamita Murder Probe 
Orissa High Court Appoints Retired Judge To Monitor Mamita Murder Probe 

The HC has nominated retired district judge ABS Naidu to monitor the probe of the case which has triggered a political storm in the State.

Chief Justice Of Orissa HC S Muralidhar
Lawyers Seek Orissa HC Chief Justice's Attention For Disposal Of Pending Cases At Bhubaneswar Court

Justice S. Muralidhar, the Chief Justice of Orissa High Court paid a visit to the Bhubaneswar court to review the pendency of cases and the ground situation.

Orissa HC Pulls Up Female MBBS Aspirant Who Challenged Low NEET Score
Orissa HC Pulls Up Female MBBS Aspirant Who Challenged Low NEET Score

Petitioner had claimed that she had been wrongly awarded 99 marks out of total marks of 720 whereas as per her assessment, she is entitled to score at least 702 marks.

Orissa High Court
Regularise Jobs Of Data Entry Operators In 4 Outsourcing Depts: HC To Odisha Govt

Around 1500 contractual data entry operators will be benefitted by the Court's order

Orissa HC Seeks Affidavit From SEC On Panchayat Poll Reservations
Orissa HC Seeks Affidavit From SEC On Panchayat Poll Reservations

The court’s order came in response to a petition filed against the reservation list for the upcoming polls issued by the State government recently. 

Orissa HC Orders Payment Of Rs 10 Lakh Compensation To Gang Rape Survivor
Orissa HC Orders Payment Of Rs 10 Lakh Compensation To Gang Rape Survivor

The courts are duty bound to come to the rescue of the victims and alleviate their mental agony and suffering especially in cases where there is a lacuna in the law, said Justice SK Panigrahi while issuing the order.

No Bandh On Nov 12
Odisha Breaking: No Bandh On Nov 12, High Court Allows Only Hartal

No bandh, only hartal: Hearing a petition against proposed Odisha bandh call by Congress on Nov 12, Orissa HC says bandh is not permitted.

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Orissa HC Directs Crime Branch To File Status Report On DRDO Spy Case, To Hear Plea On CBI/ NIA Probe
Orissa HC Directs Crime Branch To File Status Report On DRDO Spy Case, To Hear Plea On CBI/ NIA Probe

The court’s direction came in response to a petition filed by an advocate seeking a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) or the National Investigation Agency (NIA) into the sensational spy case

Kendrapara Municipality Election
Orissa High Court Clears Decks For Kendrapara Municipality Election

Major political parties in the state are excited over the development and have already begun spadework to give tough fights to the opposition in the forthcoming election

Justice Aditya Kumar Mohapatra
Justice Aditya Kumar Mohapatra Sworn-In As New Judge Of Orissa High Court

Chief Judge of Orissa High Court Justice S Muralidhar administered the oath of office to Justice Mohapatra at the conference hall of the Court

Orissa High Court Paves Way For Co-Operative Bank Elections In Sundargarh
Orissa High Court Paves Way For Co-Operative Bank Elections In Sundargarh

The State Government has also been directed by the Court to provide all support required for conducting the elections.

Varieties of Green Crackers Available
Orissa HC Gives Green Signal To Green Crackers: Know All About Varieties Of Green Fireworks

As of Oct 28, 2021, 874 firms are manufacturing green crackers in India. 90 percent in Tamil Nadu. 10 percent in Maharashtra, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP and Delhi. No green cracker unit in Odisha

Green Signal For Green Crackers!
Green Crackers Allowed On Diwali Day, Timings Capped By Orissa High Court

The Orissa High Court on Monday (Nov 1) allowed sale and use of green crackers during this year’s Diwali celebrations on November 4. As per the court order, only crackers certified by Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) can be used.

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Manual Scavenging: Orissa HC Orders Disbursement Of Compensation To Kin Of Deceased Labourers
Manual Scavenging: Orissa HC Orders Disbursement Of Compensation To Kin Of Deceased Labourers

The Court passed the order while hearing three separate petitions regarding the death of labourers in septic tank mishaps in Cuttack, Rayagada and Bhubaneswar. 

Firecrackers BANNED
Diwali 2021: Ban on Firecrackers In Odisha Evokes Mixed Reaction

Ahead of the festive season, the Odisha government at the start of this month banned sale and bursting of firecrackers considering its harmful consequences amidst COVID19 pandemic. The decision has triggered mixed reactions among the people across the state.

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Prashant Jagdev
Orissa High Court Grants Conditional Bail To Chilika MLA Prashant Jagdev

While granting the bail, the top court of the State directed Jagdev not to influence witnesses in the cases and put forth other conditions

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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