Category: Orissa High Court

Orissa High Court issues notice to government over non-appointment of authority

Source:- CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court has issued notice to the State government on a petition seeking intervention against its inaction in appointing a competent authority for registration of association of apartment owners required under the Odisha Apartment Ownership Act, 1982. The petition said an absolute vacuum like situation is prevailing for the past five

Nayagarh girl murder case: NCPCR recommends probe by Central agency

Source:- BHUBANESWAR: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has recommended probe by a Central agency into the brutal murder of the five-year-old girl in Nayagarh’s Jadupur village. The panel’s recommendation came after it observed glaring gaps in the investigation carried out by the local police. “After pursuing the facts submitted by the

Orissa HC clears path for arrest of BJP leader Baijayant Panda, wife Jagi in ‘land grab’case

Source:- The Orissa high court has cleared the path for the arrest of BJP national vice-president Baijayant Panda and his wife Jagi Mangat Panda in a case of alleged land fraud by a company owned by Panda, The Wire has reported. The court had earlier passed an interim order granting them protection against arrest. The

Odisha: A decreasing trend

Source:- Life is limping back to normal in most parts of Odisha with the gradual decline in the number of fresh COVID-19 cases in the worst-hit pockets. The decline started from September 26. The previous day, 4,356 cases had been reported – the highest daily number. The decline has continued and on October 13 the

Odisha HC asks state government to clarify stand on school fee waiver, verdict deferred

Source:- CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court on Monday directed the State Government to clarify its stand over the school fee waiver dispute after the association of DAV schools opposed an MoU agreed to during a mediation conducted by the School and Mass Education department. The Court was hearing three PILs seeking exemption of school fees

Deity, Donations And Divine Intervention

source:- Last week, a group of servitors at the Jagannath temple in Puri staged a demonstration outside the shrine demanding reopening of their premises. They questioned the government’s rationale behind opening other public spaces while shutting them off. Major religious shrines such as Tirupati and Siddhivinayak have been allowed to open their doors to devotees

Orissa High Court sets aside single judge order on SSB examination

Source:- CUTTACK: THE Orissa HC on Wednesday asked the State Selection Board (SSB) to impose exemplary punitive action against question-setters responsible for the fiasco involving the written examination conducted for filing up 833 posts of lecturers on March 10, 2019. The direction came while the HC set aside a single judge’s order which had invalidated

BJP on protest march to Naveen Niwas

Source:- PURI: Hundreds of BJP workers on Wednesday embarked on a padayatra from Simhadwar of the Sri Jagannath temple to Naveen Niwas protesting the sale of Bagala Dharmashala land. The rally was led by Puri MLA Jayant Kumar Sarangi, Brahmagiri legislator Lalitendu Bidyadhar Mahapata and senior BJP leader Krushna Chandra Jagdev. District BJP president Asrit