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Orissa HC directs submission of probe report on top cop

 The Orissa High Court on Thursday asked state Vigilance Directorate to submit before it in a sealed cover the preliminary inquiry report based on which an FIR was registered against former DGP Prakash Mishra who is now DG of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

Odisha: MLA's bail plea hearing adjourned yet again

Hearing on the bail application of Banki MLA Pravat Kumar Tripathy in Orissa High Court would be taken up again on February 20.

Orissa HC orders for panel to monitor jaundice

Orissa High Court has directed the state government to form a high-level committee under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary to monitor the situation arising out of the spread of jaundice in the state.

Justice Madan M Das to head Chitfund Inquiry Commission

Odisha government on Wednesday appointed Justice Madan Mohan Das as head of the Commission of Inquiry probing into the multi-crore chit fund scam in the state.

HC issues notice to govt on jaundice outbreak

The Orissa High Court Monday issued notice to the state government asking it to furnish details showing as to what steps have been taken in due course to check the jaundice menace in Sambalpur district.

Chit fund scam: Orissa HC rejects bail plea of newspaper owner

The Orissa High Court on Tuesday refused to grant bail to newspaper owner Madhu Mohanty, who is in CBI custody since September 15 in connection with the multi-crore chit fund scam in the state.

Yet another HC notice to Kandhamal BJD MP

 Just a day after Kandhamal BJD MP Pratyusha Rajeswari Singh was issued a notice on a quo warranto writ petition, the Orissa High Court issued yet another notice to her today on an election petition filed by BJP leader and former MP Rudra Madhav Ray challenging her election as an MP.

Orissa HC refuses anticipatory bail to cop in ponzi scam case

The Orissa High Court on Monday refused to grant anticipatory bail to former Crime Branch DSP Pramod Kumar Panda, who had approached it to avoid arrest following searches of his house by CBI in connection with the ponzi scheme scam in the state.

Newspaper owner's bail plea hearing ends, verdict reserved

The Orissa High Court on Wednesday completed hearing on the bail application of newspaper owner Madhu Mohanty, arrested in connection with the multi-crore chit fund scam in Odisha, and reserved its verdict.

Orissa HC rejects BJD MLA's anticipatory bail plea

The Orissa High Court Monday rejected the anticipatory bail application of ruling BJD MLA and former government chief whip Pravat Tripathy, who had been interrogated by CBI for his alleged involvement in a multi- crore chitfund scam.

Odisha HC issues notice to Centre, State over forest land grab

The Orissa High Court on Friday asked forest and revenue officials of the central and state governments to enquire into alleged forest land grab by certain influential persons in Jajpur district and submit reports within two weeks.

Ponzi scam: Court grants interim relief to BJD MLA

The Orissa High Court on Tuesday granted interim relief from arrest to BJD MLA Pravat Tripathy till October 13 in the ponzi scheme scam being investigated by the CBI.

Election of two more Odisha MLAs challenged in High Court

Election of a BJD MLA and that of a Congress legislator has been challenged in Orissa High Court.

Justice Amitava Roy to be new CJ of Orissa High Court

Justice Amitava Roy will be the new Chief Justice of Orissa High Court.
A Presidential warrant of appointment of Justice Roy reached here Thursday.

Orissa High Court seeks urgent govt reply on chariot impasse

The Orissa High Court on Thursday issued notice to the state government asking it to file its reply within 24 hours to a PIL which sought its intervention to resolve the impasse of people climbing chariots and touching deities during Rath Yatra at Puri.

HC concern over land sharks eyeing Lord Jagannath`s property

Taking note of media reports that large tracts of land belonging to the Lord Jagannath Trust are either being encroached upon or sold to influential persons at throwaway prices, Orissa High Court has decided to take up the matter suo motu.

Orissa High Court wants state govt views on PIL on bandh calls

The Orissa High Court on Wednesday asked the opposite parties to get instructions from the state government over a PIL seeking to declare all strikes by different bar associations of the state as "illegal".

Writ on OCS-2011 dismissed, prelim exams as scheduled

Aspirants of Odisha Civil Services 2011 examinations heaved a sigh of relief today when Orissa High Court declined to grant a stay on the preliminary examinations scheduled to be held on January 19.

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.

Justice Nagappan, Justice SK Singh sworn in as SC judges

Justice C Nagappan and Justice Shiva Kirti Singh were sworn in as judges of the Supreme Court.