Miner Deepak Gupta’s bail plea rejected again

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The Orissa High Court today again refused to grant bail to miner Deepak Gupta who is in judicial custody for nearly four years on charges of corruption. This is the fourth time that his bail application was rejected by the High Court. Justice S K Mishra rejected the bail application saying that there is reasonable… Read more »

Orissa HC bench stays order on BMC corporator’s election

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A division bench of Orissa High Court today granted an interim stay on an impugned order passed last month by a single judge bench of the court annulling the election of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) corporator Sukanti Subudhi. The bench of Chief Justice Vineet Saran and Justice B R Sarangi stayed the operation of the… Read more »

Orissa HC orders for second JEE to fill up vacant B.Tech seats

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The Orissa High Court today ordered the state government to hold second Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) of the year to fill up huge vacancies of B.Tech and MCA seats in both government and private engineering colleges. Adjudicating over a petition of OPECA (Odisha Private Engineering College Association), a division bench headed by Chief Justice Vineet… Read more »

Orissa HC notice to Cong leader in bail recall case

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The Orissa High Court today issued notice to Congress leader Arindam (Bapi) Sharkel asking him why the bail given to him on April 17 should not be recalled in a murder case. The high court had last month granted bail to Sharkel, who was arrested by Paradip police in November last year for alleged involvement… Read more »

HC stays Odisha government’s tax recovery notice on IOCL

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In a setback to the state government, the Orissa High Court today passed an order to “keep in abeyance” a demand notice of VAT recovery from Indian Oil Corporation Limited. The state government in February had asked the IOCL to deposit tax of Rs 1485.98 crore for the sale of finished products from its Paradip… Read more »

HC directs ASI to finish temple repair work by June 2

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The Orissa High Court today directed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to complete by June 2 the repair work of the prayer hall of the Jagannath Temple at Puri. Last September, the ASI had told the high court that the repair work it was undertaking in the temple was likely to be over by… Read more »

Orissa HC grants anticipatory bail to Baragarh BJD MLA

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The Orissa High Court today allowed the anticipatory bail application of BJD MLA Debesh Acharya, booked by police in connection with alleged involvement in the attack on the convoy of two Union ministers in June. A single bench of Justice Debabrata Das granted the bail to the ruling party legislator from Baragarh who was booked… Read more »