Category: Orissa High Court

Nirbhaya’s parents urge Delhi High Court to speed up convicts’ executions.

Source:- New Delhi: Nirbhaya’s parents urged Tuesday the Delhi High Court to expeditiously decide the Centre’s plea challenging stay on execution of the four convicts in the case of their daughter’s gangrape and murder. Advocate Jitendra Jha, representing the parents of Nirbhaya said he mentioned the matter before the court for early disposal of

Odisha government asked to submit plan on Chilika lakes’s unauthorised prawn gheries.

Source:- Chilika Lake: The Orissa High Court has posted the matter to March 2 for taking stock of the progress in eviction work. CUTTACK: The state Government on Monday admitted in the Orissa High Court that no eviction work for clearance of encroachments in Chilika lake area has been undertaken for over two months. Eviction work

SC fines Bengal over rural court lapse.

Source:- The Supreme Court on Wednesday imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh each on seven states, including Bengal, for failing to file their response on setting up “Gram Nyayalayas” to take the administration of justice to the doorsteps of people. The other states to be fined are Assam, Gujarat, Haryana, Odisha, Punjab and

SC seeks Maharashtra’s reply on Arun Gawli’s appeal against life term.

Source:- New Delhi: The Supreme Court sought Monday the response from the Maharashtra government on a plea by gangster-turned-politician Arun Gawli challenging the life term awarded to him in the 2008 murder of Shiv Sena corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar. Jamsandekar was shot dead in his house March 2, 2007 by two persons, allegedly hired by

Orissa High Court seeks status on vacant posts in consumer bodies.

Source – CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court on Wednesday sought a status report from the State Government on the posts of president, members and other supporting staff that are lying vacant in the State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (SCDRC) and Consumer Dispute Redressal Forums (CDRFs) in all the districts. The Court also directed the Government

HC admits case against police lethargy.

Source – Bhubaneswar: Sambalpur police last year attracted media attention, although for wrong reasons, after it delayed investigation of a case leading to denial of justice. The police last year started looking for the remains of a person murdered eight years ago (2011). However, the family members are still in darkness about the status of