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Suggest measuress for speedy disposal of cases : CJI to HCs

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New Delhi: Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra has asked the high courts across the country to suggest measures for speedy disposal of cases to curb pendency and filling up of vacancies in the subordinate judiciary. In a communication to the chief justices of the high courts, the CJI has suggested that a disposal review […]

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Seashore CMD Prahant Dash gets bail in 3 chit fund cases

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The Orissa High Court today granted bail to Prashant Dash, CMD of Seashore Group of Companies, in three chit fund related cases. The bench of Justice C R Dash granted conditional bail to Prashant in the cases registered in Jajpur, Nawarangpur and Titlagarh police stations. He was earlier granted bail in three cases registered in […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Orissa HC grants bail to Mahima in Paradip murder case

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Orissa High Court today granted conditional bail to noted businessman Mahimananda Mishra, who was arrested in December last year in connection with a murder case in 2016. Allowing the application of Mishra for a bail bond of Rs 5 lakh each from two sureties, Justice D P Choudhury ordered that the Odisha Stevedores Limited (OSL) […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Orissa HC gets one more permanent judge

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Justice S N Prasad was sworn in as a permanent judge of Orissa High Court here today. Chief Justice Vineet Saran administered the oath of office to Justice Prasad inside the High Court premises in presence of several members of the bench and bar. Justice Prasad, a native of neighbouring Jharkhand, was elevated to the […]

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Justice Saran to take oath as new CJ of Orissa HC

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Justice Vineet Saran will be the new Chief Justice of Orissa High Court. A Presidential warrant of appointment of Justice Saran has reached here, a source in the High Court registry office said. The new CJ will take oath on February 26. Prior to his present appointment, Justice Saran was officiating as a senior judge of […]

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Medical students file review petitions in Orissa HC

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Orissa High Court to re-examine its November 18 order on transferring 124 students of Sardar Rajas Medical College to other colleges. At least two students each from Burla and Berhampur-based government medical colleges and one student from dental wing of SCB Medical College here moved the bench of Justices Indrajit Mahanti and D P Choudhury […]

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Orissa HC acquits ”tantrik” facing death penalty

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Setting aside death penalty awarded by a district court, the Orissa High Court acquitted a tantrik of Jajpur district who was charged with human sacrifice of an eight-year-old boy five years back. Justice Vinod Prasad and Justice Raghubir Dash yesterday quashed Jajpur the district session court s death sentence and upheld the appeal of the […]

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Orissa HC relief for medicos of default medical college

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In a major relief to 124 students of Sardar Rajas Medical College of Kalahandi, the Orissa High Court today directed the state government to adjust the medicos in other government and private medical colleges to enable them to complete their unfinished course. Notwithstanding Odisha government’s reluctance, the High Court agreed with the suggestions made by […]

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Orissa High Court gets 3 more additional judges

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Three more additional judges have been appointed to Orissa High Court. Presidential warrants of appointment of the additional judges reached the HC Registry here today, informed the Registrar General of the HC Jatindra Prasad Das. Das himself has been elevated to the bench along with two others. Khurda district sessions Judge Durga Prasanna Choudhury and […]

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Odisha: MLA’s bail plea hearing adjourned yet again

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Hearing on the bail application of Banki MLA Pravat Kumar Tripathy in Orissa High Court would be taken up again on February 20. The hearing remained inconclusive yesterday and Justice Shatrughna Pujahari posted the matter for February 20. Arrested by CBI on October 31 last year for his alleged links with chit fund company Artha […]

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HC reserves verdict on Deepak Gupta’s bail plea

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The Orissa High Court on Monday reserved its order on the bail application plea made by mine owner Deepak Gupta, who is now in jail after he was arrested by the State vigilance sleuths in September last year. A single-judge bench of Justice Debabrata Dash reserved his order after hearing both the counsels of Gupta […]

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Orissa HC concerned over suicide bids by schoolgirls

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The back-to-back suicide attempts made by schoolgirls in the State—allegedly due to their inability to pay school fees and purchase stationery—are now a great cause of concern. The Orissa High Court too has expressed its concern over this shocking trend and has issued notices to the State Government. After taking cognisance of the suicide of […]

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Court adjourns hearing on doctor’s release plea

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Not satisfied with the affidavit filed by the investigating police officer in the alleged kidney sale case, the Orissa High Court on Friday asked the IO to file a fresh affidavit in the court by Monday detailing the investigations made so far in the case. The Cuttack city police have arrested at least seven persons, […]

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Life term, jail terms for other offences can’t run together:SC

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The Supreme Court has reiterated that life imprisonment means imprisonment for full and complete span of life and jail terms for other offences cannot run consecutively. A bench headed by S J Mukhopadhaya set aside the Orissa high court verdict which directed that various jail terms, including life term imprisonment, awarded to a convict to […]

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HC jolt to new version of Odia grammar primer

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The Orissa High Court today slapped an interim stay on the publication of a new version of the Odia primer by a state-run organisation. A Division Bench of the vacation court comprising Justice Biswajit Mohanty and Justice Dr B R Sarangi, acting on a PIL, also issued notices to respondents, the state government and the […]

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HC notice to govt on illegal kidney trade in Cuttack

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Taking suo motu cognisance of media reports of illegal business in body organs, the Orissa High Court today issued notice to the state government asking it to file details about the alleged removal of a kidney of a poor woman here in exchange for money. (Source: PTI)

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SC sets aside Orissa HC order on iron ore licence to Posco

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Orissa high court order has set aside by the Supreme Court which had quashed state government’s petition to allot iron ore licence to South Korean steel major Posco in Khandadhar hills in Sundergarh district for a multi-crore steel plant. A bench headed by Justice RM Lodha asked the Centre to consider all the objections raised by various […]

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