Orissa

‘Sterling’ quality evidence must for death sentence: HC

The bench opined that it is not a fit case to award death sentence mainly because the investigating agency did not carry out DNA profiling. 

published on : 18th October 2021

Orissa High Court quashes cases against Deepak’s wife and mother  

The State Vigilance had arrested Deepak on September 5, 2013 and the chargesheet submitted on December 31 the same year named him as the prime accused in the mining scam.

published on : 17th October 2021

Two new High Court judges sworn in

While Radha Krishna Pattanaik is currently Secretary of State Law department, Sashikanta Mishra is District Judge, Ganjam.

published on : 9th October 2021

Chief Justice gives farewell to Justice Sanjay Mishra 

The farewell was given during a full court reference on Thursday on transfer of Justice Mishra to the Uttarakhand High Court.

published on : 9th October 2021

Orissa High Court acquits murder convict on benefit of doubt

The incident involved the death of Maguni Pradhan due to a blow by an axe during a scuffle over land dispute at Komira village in Balangir district on November 28, 1996.

published on : 8th October 2021

Enough done by state to vaccinate the elderly: Orissa High Court

The Court also disposed of a PIL filed by advocate Sohan Mishra that had sought Covid-19 vaccination facility at the doorsteps of the section of the population in Odisha.

published on : 6th October 2021

Paralakhemundi ACF death: Father moves Orissa High Court seeking CBI investigation

Abhiram alleged that the ongoing probe is perfunctory in nature

published on : 5th October 2021

HC CJ speaks to Odisha lawyers, calls for a strong Bar body

The Chief Justice (CJ) particularly urged the senior advocates to lead by example so that the next generation of lawyers find their best under their guidance.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Ensure safety of kids at construction sites: Orissa HC

The court expected the collectors to ensure strict compliance with guidelines issued by the Supreme Court on a PIL seeking measures for the prevention of fatal accidents involving small children.

published on : 2nd October 2021

Don't ignore Hockey Odisha players: High Court

Hockey Odisha’s legal battle against formation of an adhoc committee by HI to look after the affairs of the game in the State as apex body has taken a significant turn.

published on : 1st October 2021

Supreme Court collegium recommends 16 names for elevation as judges of four HCs

The collegium approved the proposal for elevation of 16 names -- six judicial officers and 10 advocates -- as judges of these four high courts.

published on : 30th September 2021

Orissa High Court upholds state government's decision to switch to lottery system

The court ruled that auction is not the only method for determining the consideration for parting with the exclusive privilege for sale of liquor.

published on : 30th September 2021

Government hasn't demarcated Sisupalgarh as protected area yet: ASI to Orissa HC

The Court was hearing the PIL filed by Indian National Trust for Arts and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) 14 years back for protection of the site.

published on : 30th September 2021

Orissa High Court asks govt not to take action against prawn farmers till Nov 16 

The Orissa High Court has set November 16 deadline to take a decision on petitions filed by prawn farmers seeking intervention against demolition of their farms.

published on : 25th September 2021

Orissa High Court declines to pass stay order in Bagala Dharmasala row

The PILs were filed after sale of plots measuring 340 decimal out of the 2.574 acre of Bagala Dharmasala land to rehabilitate lodge owners. 

published on : 24th September 2021
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