Court orders fresh study on Odisha river pollution

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.

Odisha HC quashes FIR against US engineer

The Odisha High Court Friday quashed a police complaint against an American engineer accused of possessing eight bullets while travelling in the state.

After waiting for over a decade, teacher gets appointment

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.

Lawyers against govt recommendation on Odisha HC bench

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.

Bandh called by lawyers in Western Odisha

Normal life was paralysed following closure of shops and disruption of rail and road traffic during a bandh called by lawyers in Western Odisha on Thursday.

Odisha court issues notice on media gag order

The Odisha High Court has issued notice to the state authorities over an order by a government hospital in June banning entry of media persons to its wards.

HC asks govt to reply to contempt case against police officer

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.

Odisha HC panel stunned over capital hospital amenities

Odisha High Court Advocates’ Committee on health affairs has expressed serious concerns about govt hospitals.

Contempt petition against Odisha Speaker dropped

The Orissa High court on Friday dropped the contempt proceedings initiated against the Speaker.

Orissa HC admits contempt writ against Speaker, issues notice

The Orissa High Court today issued notices to the state government asking it why the Speaker had not implemented the orders passed by it on an application by state NCP president Utkal Ranjan Parida.

Odisha HC notice on gutkha ban notification

The Orissa High Court has asked the state government to submit a copy of the comprehensive notification that was issued last week banning the sale and manufacture of gutkha in the state.

Police file fresh status report on lawyer`s assault case

The police have informed Orissa High Court that it has identified the remaining two persons who had allegedly assaulted a city-based lawyer.

Odisha HC relief for contractual nurses

Odisha High Court has directed the government to immediately fill up all the vacant posts of staff nurses in all government hospitals, including that of the three teaching hospitals.

Odisha HC Bar Association to boycott courts

Responding to the call given by the Bar Council of India, the members of Odisha High Court Bar Association have decided to boycott courts.

Odisha court asks boy to clean hospital for theft

Found guilty in a theft case, Odisha court has ordered a boy to clean the outdoor of a hospital for six months.