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PM announces compensation for Odisha flood victims

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 00:35

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the deaths in the recent floods in Odisha and sanctioned compensation for those who died in the calamity, an official statement said Saturday.

Election of two more Odisha MLAs challenged in High Court

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 15:06

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

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 23:25

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

Govt says it could not pursue Subramanium`s case as he himself `withdrew`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 23:20

After Chief Justice RM Lodha expressed displeasure, government tonight said the case of Gopal Subramanium for appointment as a Supreme Court judge was not taken forward as the noted lawyer himself "withdrew" his candidature while the process of conducting verifications was underway.

Justices Mishra, Goel and lawyer Nariman appointed SC judges

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 23:05

Chief Justices of Calcutta and Orissa High Courts, Arun Mishra and Adarsh Goel and eminent lawyer Rohinton Nariman, who were in the panel recommended by the Supreme Court collegium along with Gopal Subramanium, have been appointed as judges in the apex court.

Orissa High Court seeks urgent govt reply on chariot impasse

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 01:22

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.

CEC on mining to visit Odisha on Monday

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 18:20

The Supreme Court appointed Central Empowered Committee (CEC) on mining is scheduled to undertake a two-day tour to Odisha for assessment of the status of mines operational here from Monday.

Orissa HC seeks probe panel report on Puri temple stampede

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 22:47

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.

HC concern over land sharks eyeing Lord Jagannath`s property

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 13:41

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 22:33

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

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 00:28

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.

Orissa HC lawyers call off stir; to resume work from Monday

Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 14:43

Members of Orissa High Court Bar Association have decided to temporarily call off their ongoing boycott of courts and resume work from Monday.