BJD MP urges Orissa HC to dismiss writs challenging her nationality

BJD MP Pratyusha Rajeswari Singh has filed a written statement before Orissa High Court stating that she is an Indian and urged it to dismiss all petitions questioning her origin.

Orissa HC seeks probe panel report on Puri temple stampede

Orissa HC asked the state government to submit the report of the Justice P K Mohanty Commission of Enquiry, which was set up to probe the November 2006 stampede in the Jagannath temple at Puri.

Orissa HC reserves verdict on medical PG admission writs

The Orissa HC has reserved its verdict on a petition challenging admission of in-service candidates to Medical PG courses.

Orissa HC dismisses PILs on OCS-2006 exams

OAS and OFS officers recruited in 2010 on the basis of an advertisement of 2006 heaved a sigh of relief on Friday.

Orissa HC relief to two senior IAS officers

Two senior IAS officers of the State got relief from Orissa High Court when a Division Bench exempted them from personal appearances in a contempt of court case initiated against them.

Orissa HC directs CBI to probe Cuttack land scam

Orissa High Court on Wednesday handed over the case to CBI to probe into the allegations.

Pipili gang rape case under HC scanner

Orissa High Court on Tuesday directed the arrest of all the accused in the Pipili gang rape of a dalit girl within seven days.

Plea against Indian Science Congress thrown out

The Orissa High Court has dismissed a petition filed by a man seeking cancellation of the 99th Indian Science Congress.

Clean shoes of devotees, HC tells accused

Orissa High Court on Tuesday granted
bail to an accused with a condition that he would clean the
shoes of visiting devotees at a local temple.

Orissa HC rejects DAV schools` fee hike proposals

Orissa HC rejected 4 petitions filed by DAV Schools challenging decision of a single-judge bench which had ruled that there shall not be any fee hike.

Stop construction on Mahanadi island: Orissa HC

The Orissa High Court on Friday
stayed all construction activities going on at the river
Mahanadi island at Hadiapata here.

Anti-Posco leader appears before Orissa HC

Posco Pratirodh Sangram Samiti
(PPSS) president Abhay Sahu has appeared before the Orissa
High Court through his advocate and sought seven days time to
file his reply to the notice served on him by the HC last

Orissa HC refuses CBI probe into coal scam

Orissa HC refused to order a CBI enquiry into the alleged multi-crore coal scam and ordered the vigilance directorate to continue the probe.

No fee hike in private schools : Orissa HC

The SC said that all private schools in Orissa, should abide by the provisions of Free and Compulsory Education Act of 2009.

HC adjourns hearing on Posco land acquisition till June 3

The Orissa High Court adjourned the hearing on a PIL seeking stay on the ongoing
land acquisition for the Posco project near Paradip till June
three and asked the petitioners to file a fresh affidavit.

Execute MCI rules in medical PG entrance exams, HC tells govt

Orissa HC has directed
the state government to act positively for implementing the
guidelines of Medical Council of India (MCI) from next year
while selecting candidates for medical PG seats in state-run
medical colleges.

Orissa HC rejects bail of top Maoist leader Asutosh

The Orissa High Court on Friday
rejected the bail application of top Maoist leader Asutosh
Soren who was arrested for his alleged role in the Nayagarh
armoury loot case of February 2008.

Ganti, Padma and other maoists refuse to get released

Five Maoists booked at Koraput
jail expressed their unwillingness to be released despite
being granted bail by the Orissa High Court after the state
govt decided to withdraw cases against them.

Collector abduction: Orissa HC grants bail to 4 Maoists

Nine days after the release of
Malkangiri collector R Vineel Krishna by Maoists, Orissa High
Court on Friday granted conditional bail to four rebels whose
release was demanded by the abductors.

Orissa HC issues notice to govt on dal scam

Orissa HC directed
the Orissa govt to file a status report within 10 days
on the ongoing vigilance enquiry into the alleged
irregularities in supply of pulses under various schemes.