Orissa High Court

Orissa High Court orders Rs 10 lakh relief for girl’s death in wall collapse

7-year-old girl had died eight years ago at a school in Keonjhar dist

published on : 12th August 2022

Contempt plea filed on ‘accessible Srimandir’

The issue of making Srimandir accessible for the disabled is back in the Orissa High Court with the filing of a contempt petition for non-compliance of its earlier order.

published on : 12th August 2022

Progress in elephant poaching cases not satisfactory, says Orissa High Court

It requested the Advocate General to be present on the next date (October 17) to assist the Court.

published on : 9th August 2022

14 elephants fell to poaching in last five years: Odisha government 

On July 25, the High Court expressed dissatisfaction over the counter affidavit filed by the wildlife wing and directed the personal appearance of the Chief Conservator of Forests.

published on : 8th August 2022

OSBC to reply in four weeks on enrolment fee for advocates

The division bench of Chief Justice S Muralidhar and Justice R K Pattanaik set the deadline on Wednesday after OSBC counsel sought more time for filing the reply.

published on : 6th August 2022

Orissa HC gives 6 weeks time over OTM issue

The State government had winded up OTM at Choudwar in June 2001 and filed a petition for liquidation in the High Court. The court had subsequently appointed an official liquidator for the purpose.

published on : 5th August 2022

Orissa HC declines to intervene against toll collection

The PIL pertained to a part of the Biju Expressway having length of 162 km from Rourkela to Sambalpur and constructed under PPP mode with the project cost of Rs 1293 crore.

published on : 4th August 2022

Odisha govt against ban on motor boats in Mangalajodi

Govt said a ban on motorised fishing boats in the channels and sub-channels of Mangalajodi of Chilika lake is not necessary as their movement does not affect the migratory birds visiting the area.

published on : 30th July 2022

Orissa High Court introduces annual award for lawyers at district level

The Chief Justice said the award every year will go a long way in encouraging lawyers to adhere to ethical ways in the profession.

published on : 28th July 2022

Orissa High Court’s 75th foundation day celebrated

Established with four judges on July 26, 1948, Orissa High Court now has 21 judges, including the Chief Justice against a sanctioned strength of 33 Judges.

published on : 27th July 2022

Orissa HC notice over Consumer Commission appointment

The Rule specified that a Member of either the District or State Commission who has served two terms shall not be eligible for appointment as Member for any of the Commission for third term.

published on : 27th July 2022

Orissa High Court seeks personal appearance of Chief Conservator of Forests

Accordingly, the bench directed the Chief Conservator of Forests to file an additional affidavit giving details of the instances of illegal poaching of elephants in the last five years.

published on : 26th July 2022

Orissa HC dismisses pleas against ads for filling up vacant teacher posts

They alleged that in all the subjects, the reserved category posts exceeded the ceiling limit of 50 per cent and in some districts, almost twice the number of unreserved category posts if not more.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Orissa HC dismisses PIL challenging land use of Shailabala Women's Autonomous College

The bench said Cuttack Collector Bhabani Shankar Chayani had stated on affidavit that the playground of the college is part of a government land, total area of which is 3.450 acre.

published on : 20th July 2022

Flagging ‘aberration’, HC suggests Odisha public service commission to form new selection panel

They alleged that irregularity was committed by appointing two experts on the interview board who were the PhD guide of some candidates who participated in the interview.

published on : 17th July 2022

Orissa HC directs videography for disability reassessment

The petitions had challenged the validity of the decision of State Appellate Medical Board (SAMB) after reassessment of the disability of the petitioners certified by the district medical authority.

published on : 15th July 2022

Orissa HC quashes appointment of principals, HoDs on date of birth basis

A batch of petitions had challenged the notification issued on August 31, 2020 containing guidelines for adjudging the seniority of lecturers according to the date of birth.  

published on : 14th July 2022

HC directs Centre, Odisha government to inform by August 1 on DMD treatment

Children suffering from DMD, a genetic disorder, have progressive muscle degeneration and weakness and the disease almost always affects boys, and symptoms usually begin early in childhood.

published on : 12th July 2022

Orissa High Court issues stay order on Talcher-Bimlagarh rail line project

The Talcher-Bimlagarh new rail line project which has been delayed inordinately due to land acquisition hurdles has hit another roadblock.

published on : 12th July 2022

Existing laws can curb illegal cow trade: Odisha CB-CID to HC

In the affidavit, Mohanta said, Cuttack DCP had taken action against illegal cow transporters by registering 13 cases in 2021 and also taken several preventive steps to check it.

published on : 7th July 2022
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