ORISSA HIGH COURT

  • Odisha: HC gives interim relief to lawyer till Octpber 30 in Chit fund scam case October 22, 2014

    Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Wednesday granted interim protection from arrest till October 30 to a lawyer who has been booked by CBI in connection with the chit fund scam. CBI in June this year had booked Debashis Panda, a High Court lawyer, for alleged offences under several sections...
  • Odisha: HC asks arrested ex-AG to move lower court for bail September 25, 2014

    Cuttack: Orissa High Court on Thursday directed arrested former advocate general Ashok Mohanty to move Khurda district and sessions court in Bhubaneswar for bail. If approached, the Bhubaneswar court shall consider the bail application of Mohanty in the first hour of Friday and ensure that the certified copy of the...
  • Crime situation under control in Odisha: Naveen Patnaik August 27, 2013

    Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said the Orissa High Court has been requested to earmark one court of Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) in each district for trial in cases of crimes against women. While replying to an adjournment motion debate in the Assembly, Patnaik claimed that crime situation in...
  • Cuttack baby swap drama ends after 133 days August 11, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: Curtains were drawn on the fourandahalfmonthold alleged baby swapping drama at a Cuttack hospital on Saturday when one of the two warring women accepted the unclaimed girl child following direction of the Orissa High Court. "I am extremely delighted to take back my child. Now I have no doubt that...
  • Pipili rape: Probe panel issues notices to Odisha govt June 21, 2012

    Cuttack: A day after the Orissa High Court disposed of a PIL pertaining to police investigation and treatment of the Pipili gang rape victim, the Justice PK Mohanty Commission probing the incident on Wednesday issued notices to the state asking it to submit the case diaries. The commission, which had earlier...
  • Pipili rape: Criminal liability against police officer May 10, 2012

    Cuttack: Prima facie criminal liability has been established against a dismissed police inspector in the rape of a 19yearold girl at Pipli in November 2011, police on Wednesday informed the Orissa High Court. Filing an affidavit, crime branch DSP Ramesh Chandra Sethy said that inspector Amulya Kumar Champatiray, who was officiating...
  • Pipili case: No evidence of rape, say police March 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The crime branch of Odisha Police probing the sensational Pipili Dalit rape case has filed a chargesheet on Saturday. The chargesheet says the arrested prime accused attempted to murder the victim but there is no evidence of rape. The crime branch earlier submitted a medical examination report prepared by...
  • Cancel poll only on recognised party nominee's death: SC March 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Election Commission has no obligation to countermand an election on the death of a registered political party candidate or an independent candidate after the list is announced, the Supreme Court has ruled. A bench of justices RM Lodha and HL Gokhale passed the ruling upholding an appeal filed...
  • Pipili rape victim's AIIMS report submitted to HC February 10, 2012

    Cuttack: The crime branch of Odisha Police probing the sensational Pipili Dalit rape case on Friday submitted a medical examination report prepared by experts from AIIMS to the Orissa High Court. Submitting the report in a sealed cover, the government advocate prayed that since the case is under investigation, the...
  • Orissa HC rejects Vendanta's plea for expansion July 19, 2011

    Bhubaneshwar: In a major setback for Vedanta Aluminium Ltd, the Orissa High Court has rejected the company's plea for a sixfold expansion its refinery in Lanjigarh in the state. Vedanta Aluminium Ltd had moved the High Court challenging the Centre's stalling of its refinery expansion plan. Vedanta was in the process...
  • Orissa DGP in dock over rapist son February 26, 2007

    New Delhi: The Orissa High Court has reserved its order on B B Mohanty's bail. The HC has ruled that the hearing on his writ petition for quashing the FIR lodged against him by the Rajasthan Police will be heard on March 25. Orissa DGP (Fire Services and Home Guards) B...
  • HC dismisses petition against Budhia's coach January 25, 2007

    New Delhi: The Orissa High Court has dismissed a petition filed against the coach of child marathon runner Budhia, Biranchi Das. The court dismissed an arrest warrant issued against Das, who was accused of forcing Budhia to run marathons. Das had filed plea against the arrest warrant in...