Category: Orissa High Court

Orissa High Court notice on CCTV footage plea

source: CUTTACK: Cuttack serial murder case prime accused Narayan Sahoo’s wife Geetanjali’s battle for seizure of CCTV footage and its inclusion in the investigation has taken a new turn on Tuesday. The Orissa High Court has issued notices to the branch manager of Punjab National Bank at Sunamuhin under Odagaon police limits in Nayagarh

Probe ordered into toilet scam in Bhadrak

Source: Bhubaneswar: Following allegations of large-scale irregularities in construction of toilets in Bhatapada panchayat of Chandipur block in Bhadrak district, the Panchayati Raj department has asked the block administration to probe the matter. According to sources, the block administration had reportedly made all the villages of Bhatapada panchayat open defecation-free (ODF) by ensuring 100% toilet

Orissa High Court clears way for solid waste project

Source:- CUTTACK: In a relief to the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC), Orissa High Court on Wednesday lifted interim stay restraining it from inviting fresh bids for its integrated solid waste management project. The restriction was imposed on April 19 this year after New Delhi-based Metro Waste Handling Pvt Limited (MWHPL) challenged the State Government’s

Demand For HC Bench In Sambalpur Grows Louder Again As Lawyers Launch 3-Day Strike

Source: Sambalpur: Reigniting their protest against inordinate delay in establishment of a permanent bench of Orissa High Court in Sambalpur, the central action committee of the Western Odisha Lawyers’ Association launched a three-day strike on Thursday. All government, private and insurance offices and court in Sambalpur and other districts coming under the ambit of

HC directs personal appearance of Health Secy over doc vacancies

Source: CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court on Monday directed State Health and Family Welfare department Secretary to appear in person on September 30 for not complying with its order to intimate the status of doctor vacancies at the medical colleges and district headquarter hospitals. While hearing a PIL filed by High Court lawyer Chittaranjan

Former Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar moves High Court seeking protection from arrest

Source: Bangalore/New Delhi: Karnataka’s former Congress minister DK Shivakumar moved Friday an application in the state High Court for interim protection from arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for his alleged involvement in ‘hawala’ (illegal) transactions, a party official said. “Shivkumar’s counsel BV Acharya has filed a writ petition in the High Court for

Dharmendra surveys flood damage, calls for speedy relief work

Source: BALANGIR:  Union Petroleum and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan conducted an aerial survey of flood affected areas in Kalahandi, Boudh, Subarnapur and Balangir districts on Saturday.Accompanied by BJP MPs Basant Panda and Sangeeta Singhdeo, he went round several areas in Balangir town that were submerged following a torrential downpour on Tuesday.  The district received record