After going through the record, the bench observed that the gochar land is being used for public benefit by establishing a mega water supply project.
However, while directing ASI to start the work, the bench also asked amicus curiae NK Mohanty to submit a status report on the progress every fortnight.
While fixing January 4, 2024, for further consideration of the matter, Justice Narasingh sought a response in the form of an affidavit from the secretary, the Home Department on the proposed circular.
Moquim had also not disclosed correct facts about his assets and liabilities, said BJD leader Debashish Samantara, who lost to Moquim in the election in the Barabati-Cuttack constituency in 2019.
The district cultural council, like every year, has decided to organise the Parab festival at the government college ground in Koraput’s Landiguda from November 25 to 29.
The youth’s mother Basanti Puhan, had sought direction from the state government for Rs 50 lakh as compensation and other exemplary damages for the unnatural death of her son while in police custody.
The identity of the person could not be ascertained due to such reason, the IO stated.
The state government had filed an affidavit after the court asked it to explore the possibility of the use of solar-operated or battery-operated boats in place of diesel engine-run ones.
A monitoring system installed with the help of IIT, Madras had studied the progression of the crack in the beam inside Natamandap.
The court issued the directive while considering a petition filed by Manoj Kumar Mangaraj, gaon saathi of Turechhada village in Chhapria gram panchayat.
In the instant cases, the vigilance proceedings were initiated several years ago. While charge-sheets were filed, the trial of the proceedings is moving in the snail’s pace.
The high court has been monitoring the conservation of Natamandap as part of adjudication on a PIL filed by Abhisek Das, a resident of Cuttack in 2016.
Orissa HC allows controversial 'activist' to take part in seminar, warns him against spreading hatred
Justice Panigrahi set the conditions on a petition filed by Sambalpur-based Radha Sriniwas Sewa Trust.
When the new rule of 2020 came into force, the authorities asked such applicants, whose applications were pending as on that date, to apply afresh under the provisions of the new rules.
Jena has challenged in his petition the validity of the judicial magistrate’s order on grounds of jurisdiction.
During his practice of 22 years he also served as Additional Advocate General for the state of Bihar since December 2010 till his elevation as a Judge of High Court.
The duo Pravat Kumar Padhi and Duryadhan Sahu were held in contempt of court and taken into custody after using derogatory language and causing obstruction in the course of administration of justice.
The single judge bench of Justice A K Mohapatra said the action does not call for any interference by this court at this stage as the Board had acted in terms of their regulation.
Petitioner’s counsel Anup Kumar Mohapatra sought direction to disengage the persons who are appointed beyond the age of 65 years violating the resolution.
This comes after the Orissa High Court directed local police stations in various districts of the state to hand over the investigation of cases relating to fake motor vehicle accidents claims to the c