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Journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra released from jail weeks after arrest over 'derogatory' remarks

Journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra, who was arrested over his alleged derogatory remark on Konark Temple, was on Thursday released from jail after the Orissa High Court granted him bail.

Dec 06, 2018, 20:41 PM IST

Orissa HC grants bail to journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra, weeks after arrest over 'derogatory' remarks

Earlier on Tuesday, the Odisha government had decided to grant pardon to Abhijit, who is lodged in jail for allegedly making derogatory remarks against the state, its people and culture, officials said.

Dec 05, 2018, 13:56 PM IST

Former HC judge to be produced before Special CBI judge today

The CBI also recovered Rs One Crore from the one of the accused person and increment documents from the retired judge, during raid.

Sep 25, 2017, 07:14 AM IST

CBSE should not have scrapped re-evaluation policy: Delhi HC

Court order directing it to re-evaluate answer sheets of 159 students of the state.

Jun 16, 2017, 20:42 PM IST

Orissa High Court notice to Congress leader in bail recall case

The Orissa High Court on Wednesday issued notice to Congress leader Arindam (Bapi) Sharkel asking him why the bail given to him on April 17 should not be recalled in a murder case.

May 17, 2017, 22:25 PM IST

Ex-SC judge Balbir Singh Chauhan new Law Commission chairman

Former Supreme Court judge Balbir Singh Chauhan was today appointed Chairman of the 21st Law Commission, a post lying vacant since last September.

Mar 10, 2016, 19:17 PM IST

Self-infecting corruption becomes economic terror, says SC

The Supreme Court Thursday said corruption is a self-infection, which has developed resistance to all sorts of curbs and controls, to becomes an economic terror as it upheld validity of the Orissa and Bihar Special Court Act providing for speedy trial of public servants accused of alleged graft and for confiscation of their properties earned illegally.

Dec 11, 2015, 00:25 AM IST

Pandemonium in Odisha Assembly

The Odisha Assembly on Wednesday witnessed pandemonium and disruptions as both the opposition and ruling party members created ruckus shouting slogans and counter-slogans.

Aug 19, 2015, 15:33 PM IST

Odisha govt faces HC flak for non-functioning of courts

 The Orissa High Court today slammed the state government for not being serious to ensure proper functioning of courts in the state, drawing an apology from two senior officers in the presence of the Advocate General (AG).

Aug 12, 2015, 20:53 PM IST

Odisha to set up 51 new courts

 In its bid to give speedy justice to the people in the state, the Odisha government today decided to set up 51 new courts including ten civil judge courts (senior division) to deal with cases related to crimes against women.

Aug 10, 2015, 21:05 PM IST

Robbery at ex-HC judge's house: Polygraph test done on domestic help

The domestic help of former Orissa High Court judge PK Mohanty has been put through a lie detector test even as police look for leads to crack the case of robbery last week at the latter's house.

Jun 01, 2015, 14:14 PM IST

18 mining leases extended, Odisha govt tells HC

Odisha government has decided to extend the lease validity period of 18 iron and manganese ore mines which were closed since May last year following a Supreme Court order.

Apr 30, 2015, 13:13 PM IST

New High Court judge takes oath in Odisha

Justice Sujit Narayan Prasad was sworn in as an additional judge of Orissa High Court on Thursday.

Mar 12, 2015, 14:09 PM IST

Justice Roy sworn in as Supreme Court judge

Justice Amitava Roy was Friday sworn in as a judge of the Supreme Court.

Feb 27, 2015, 22:20 PM IST

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).

Feb 19, 2015, 23:36 PM IST

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.

Feb 14, 2015, 12:15 PM IST

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.

Feb 13, 2015, 13:59 PM IST

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.

Feb 04, 2015, 19:56 PM IST

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.

Jan 12, 2015, 21:54 PM IST