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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".