The Odisha High Court Monday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of former government chief whip and Biju Janata Dal MLA Pravat Tripathy for his alleged complicity in the multi-crore chit fund scam being investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the state.
The Odisha High Court has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to conduct a fresh study on pollution in the Brahmani river, the second largest river in Odisha after the Mahanadi, a lawyer said Thursday.
On the directive of the High Court, the Odisha School and Mass Education department has appointed a woman in government school, in a day`s time, after the teacher waited for 14-years despite being selected for the post.
Annoyed over the state government`s recommendation for benches of Orissa High Court in western and southern parts, the court`s lawyers here today resolved to fight it `tooth and nail` legally and administratively.
The Odisha High Court on Wednesday asked the state government to file its reply in an affidavit within two weeks in response to the contempt petition filed by social activist Sanjib Das against a police officer.