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Orissa HC: Disclosure of COVID Patients' Identities Must Pass 'Triple Test' of Privacy Judgment(13.08.2020)

Orissa High Court has cautioned the Authorities to ensure that in case they reveal the identity of a COVID patient/ suspect, the same is done in accor.....

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Orissa HC Sets Aside Order Mandating Bank Guarantees for Grant/Renewal of Excise Licenses(13.08.2020)

Orissa High Court has set aside a Government Order, mandating furnishing of Bank Guarantees, instead of Solvency certificates for grant or renewal of .....

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Orissa HC Directs Doctors to Use Capital Letters for Writing Names of Drugs Prescribed(13.08.2020)

Orissa High Court has recommended that doctors working in Government or private or other medical set-ups should write the name of prescribed drugs in .....

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Orissa HC: An Unreasoned Arbitration Award Is Against Public Policy(13.05.2022)

Orissa High Court by setting aside the award of the arbitrator has ruled that an unreasoned arbitral award would be against the public policy. The cou.....

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Orissa HC: Commission Paid To Persons Who Are Not Beneficial to Business of Assessee is Taxable(16.05.2022)

Orissa High Court while dismissing a challenge against an order of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal which disallowed commission expenses as claimed b.....

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Orissa HC: Govt. No Vested Right of Employee to Seek Transfer to Particular Position that is Vacant(16.05.2022)

Orissa High Court has ruled that a government employee has no vested right to seek posting to a particular position even if the desired position is ly.....

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Orissa HC Allows Petition of Same-Sex Live-In Couple to Stay Together(26.08.2020)

Orissa High Court has allowed the Petition of a 24-year-old woman to get back her same-sex partner who was forcibly separated from her by the partner'.....

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Orissa High Court Stresses Filing of Chargesheet Within Statutory 180 Days(31.08.2020)

Orissa High Court has stressed upon filing of charge-sheet against accused held under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 within .....

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Orissa HC Asks BCI to Give Instructions to Lawyers on Decorum in Video Conference(04.09.2020)

Orissa High Court has asked the Bar Council and Bar Association to give necessary instruction to lawyers so that they do not breach the decorum as wel.....

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Orissa HC Orders Compassionate Appointment After 7 Years Delay(01.06.2022)

Orissa High Court while ordering compassionate appointment, after a delay of 7 years , has held that it is highly improper to keep such cases pending .....

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Orissa HC: Candidates Holding 'Dual Degrees' Can't Be Arbitrarily Rejected While Making Appointments(01.06.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that candidature for appointment to a public office cannot be arbitrarily rejected for reason that candidate holds ‘Dual De.....

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Orissa HC: No Absolute Rule that One Ad-Hoc Employee Cannot be Replaced by Another Ad-Hoc Employee(01.06.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that there is no absolute rule that one ad-hoc/temporary employee can never be replaced with another ad-hoc employee.

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SC to Orissa HC: Dispose Matter in Which Status Quo Orders Regarding Mining Licenses has Been Passed(07.06.2022)

Supreme Court has directed Orissa High Court to dispose of within 6 months all the matters wherein the status quo orders have been passed regarding mi.....

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Orissa HC: Money Laundering an Act of Financial Terrorism, Poses Threat to Sovereignty(16.07.2020)

Orissa High Court has observed that the offence of Money Laundering is nothing but an act of financial terrorism that poses a serious threat not only .....

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Orissa HC Directs Inspector General of Registration to Ensure Strict Compliance with RERA(23.05.2022)

Orissa High Court has directed the Inspector General of Registration to ensure strict compliance with the provisions of the Real Estate Regulatory Aut.....

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Orissa HC: Hon’ble Discharge in Departmental Proceedings Would Nullify Criminal Prosecution(25.05.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that honorable exoneration in departmental proceedings would warrant quashment of criminal prosecution which emanated from .....

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Orissa HC: Unlawful Possession Can't be Defended on Ground that Clause is Prospective in Nature(26.05.2022)

Orissa High Court has stated that an unlawful possession of a property, which does not bestow any right, cannot be defended only on the ground that th.....

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Orissa HC: Employees’ Date of Birth Cannot be Changed at the Fag End of their Service(30.05.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that requests of employees to change their date of birth cannot be accepted when they apply for the same at the end of thei.....

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Orissa HC: Entitlement to Salary/Pension is Part of Employee’s Right to Life and Property(30.05.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that prerogative of an employee to his salary/pension is an essential part of his right to life under Article 21 and right .....

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Orissa HC Releases on Bail Man Accused of Rape of Minor Upon Marriage to Victim(28.07.2020)

Orissa High Court has granted bail to a man accused of rape of a minor, noting his submission that while availing interim bail, he has married the sur.....

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Orissa HC: Date of Submission of Chargesheet is Only Relevant Date for Grant of Default Bail(25.04.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that date of submission of chargesheet is the only relevant date that should be taken into consideration while granting def.....

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Orissa HC: Remand Date to be Excluded From Calculation of Statutory Period for Granting Default Bail(26.04.2022)

Orissa High Court has reiterated that while calculating the statutory period for granting default bail under Section 167(2) of the Code of Criminal Pr.....

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Orissa HC: Remand Date to be Excluded From Calculation of Statutory Period for Granting Default Bail(26.04.2022)

Orissa High Court has reiterated that while calculating the statutory period for granting default bail under Section 167(2) of the Code of Criminal Pr.....

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Orissa HC Upholds Constitutional Validity of Section 34 RP Act(02.05.2022)

Orissa High Court upheld the Constitutional validity of Section 34 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 that specifies that eligible citizens.....

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Orissa HC Slashes Heritage Tax for Newlyweds(11.08.2016)

Orissa High Court has termed illegal the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation's practice of collecting Rs 1,000 from newlyweds towards maintenance of her.....

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Orissa HC & Subordinate Courts to Continue Restrictive Functioning Till May 17(04.05.2020)

Orissa High Court has intimated that normal working of the High Court as well as the courts subordinate to it will further remain suspended till 17th .....

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Orissa HC Extends Interim Orders Passed by It and Courts Subordinate to It Till June 18(06.05.2020)

Orissa High Court has extended all interim orders passed by the High Court and by the Courts subordinate to it that expired subsequent to 24th March, .....

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Orissa HC Directs Authorities to Ensure Migrants Who Enter Odisha are COVID-19 Negative(08.05.2020)

Orissa High Court has directed the State Government to ensure that the migrants who come back from other states should be tested COVID-19 negative.

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Orissa HC: No Prohibition on Third Party to Proceed Even After Rejection of Impleadment(04.05.2022)

Orissa High Court has ruled that there is no prohibition to bring an application under Order 21 Rules 97, 99 and 101 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1.....

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Orissa HC: Dying Declaration Can't Be Discarded Because Certificate of Fit Mental State Not Appended(05.05.2022)

Orissa High Court has ruled that dying declaration made to a doctor can neither be called to question nor should be doubted only because a certificate.....

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Orissa HC: Government is Not Required to Refer National Security Issues to National Tribunal(11.05.2022)

Orissa High Court has ruled that it is not obligatory for the Central Government to refer a matter of national importance to the National Industrial T.....

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Orissa HC Grants Anticipatory Bail to SUM Hospital Trustees in Fire Mishap Case(25.11.2016)

Orissa High Court has granted anticipatory bail to Saswati Das and Arati Ranjana Nayak, both trustees of SUM Hospital where fire mishap had occurred o.....

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Serving Judicial Officers can’t Participate in District Judge Selection Meant for Lawyers: Orissa HC(18.12.2018)

Orissa High Court has observed that serving judicial officers cannot participate in the selection process of the direct recruitment meant for lawyers .....

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Orissa HC Directs Commissioner of Endowments to Extend Financial Assistance to Sevayats(30.10.2020)

Orissa High Court has directed the Commissioner of Endowments to consider and dispose of the representation of Sevayats and other similarly situated S.....

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Orissa HC: Appeal Can’t be Dismissed on Sole Ground of Non-Submission of Certified Order(05.07.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that the GST Appellate Authority cannot dismiss an appeal merely on the technical ground that the certified order is not su.....

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Orissa HC: No Mandate That 2 Years Must Be Added To Outer Age Limit Determined By Ossification Test(12.07.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that there is no law that two years mandatorily be added to the outer limit of age as determined by 'ossification test'.

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Orissa HC: Possession Not Proved Merely by Sitting in Vehicle from Which Contraband is Seized(13.07.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that a person merely sitting in a vehicle from which contrabands were seized does not necessarily point to the fact that th.....

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Orissa HC: Bar Against 'Inter-District Transfer' Not Applicable to Govt Teachers With Disabilities(13.07.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that bar against 'inter-district transfer' cannot be made applicable to teachers who are recognised as persons with disabil.....

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Orissa HC Registers Suo-Moto PIL Taking Cognizance of Death of 800 Olive Ridley Sea Turtles(25.02.2021)

Orissa High Court has registered suo-moto PIL ‘In Re : Olive Ridley Turtles’ taking into cognizance Down to Earth Magazine's report based on the death.....

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Orissa High Court Constitutes Panel to Study Cause of Deaths of 800 Olive Ridley Turtles(01.03.2021)

Orissa High Court has formed a three-member Panel, inter alia, to hold consultations with stakeholders and to suggest what steps need to be immediatel.....

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Orissa HC: Precedents Must be Applied in Context(11.01.2023)

Orissa High Court while disapproving the manner in which counsel for petitioner sought to place reliance on certain judgments has held that judgments .....

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Orrisa HC: Prima Facie Disclosure of Violence Sufficient to Maintain a Complaint Under PWDV Act(11.01.2023)

Orissa High Court has observed that complainant need not mention particulars of every single act of domestic violence in complaint and even a prima fa.....

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Orissa HC: Version of Prosecutrix Need No Corroboration Can’t be Taken as a ‘Rigid Formula’(13.01.2023)

Orissa High Court while observing that it is too broad a generalization to hold that a woman would never speak which will be detrimental to her charac.....

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Orissa HC Rejects Plea Seeking Judicial Action over Leaving of Cuttack from Smart City Scheme(17.11.2015)

Orissa High Court has rejected plea seeking judicial intervention alleging that millennium city of Cuttack was left out from Central Government-sponso.....

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Orissa High Court Provides Relief to Odisha Medicos(19.11.2015)

Orissa High Court while providing major relief to 124 students of Sardar Rajas Medical College of Kalahandi , has allowed State Government to adjust m.....

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Orissa High Court Cancels Death Penalty of Tantrik in Murder Case(23.11.2015)

Orissa High Court has set aside death penalty for sacrificing an eight-year-old boy as a religious offering five years ago and acquitted the accused, .....

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Orissa High Court Releases Rules for Live Streaming of Court Proceedings(29.07.2021)

Orissa High Court has released a notification stipulating that it would begin live streaming of proceedings soon and thereby published the High Court .....

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Orissa High Court Directs Immediate Satellite Proofing of Illegal Aquaculture(30.07.2021)

Orissa High Court has directed the immediate satellite proofing of illegal aquaculture, which is considered detrimental to wetland ecosystem, being ta.....

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Orissa HC: HC Can Acquit Convict Even Without Appeal to Prevent Injustice(08.05.2023)

Orissa High Court has held that even if the convict does not prefer an appeal against his conviction, the High Court has power to acquit him on the ba.....

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CRIMINAL - Orissa HC Rejects Bail Plea Of 'Good News India' Chairman Accused of Sexually Abusing Children(25.02.2019)

Orissa High Court has rejected bail applications filed by Dr. Fayaz Rahman, Founder and Chairman Good News India, and Udit Kumar Lima, Asst. Project D.....

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CRIMINAL - Orissa HC Rejects Bail Plea Of 'Good News India' Chairman Accused of Sexually Abusing Children(25.02.2019)

Orissa High Court has rejected bail applications filed by Dr. Fayaz Rahman, Founder and Chairman Good News India, and Udit Kumar Lima, Asst. Project D.....

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Orissa HC Directs Payment of Compensation to Purna Chandra Mohapatra for Death of Son(02.02.2021)

Orissa High Court has directed that a sum of Rupees 5 Lakhs be paid by the State of Odisha to one Purna Chandra Mohapatra and his wife as compensation.....

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Orissa HC Grants damages to Father Who Lost Son While Playing Cricket in School(19.10.2022)

Orissa High Court while holding the school liable for contributory negligence, has ordered Rs. 10 Lakhs compensation to the father of a boy who died i.....

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Ori. HC: Appellate Authority to Consider Predicaments by Taxpayers On Introduction Of GST Procedures(21.10.2022)

Orissa High Court has ruled that the Appellate Authority should have borne in mind the predicament faced by taxpayers on the introduction of a new set.....

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Orissa HC: Married Daughters Can't be Denied Benefit Under Rehabilitation Assistance Scheme(31.10.2022)

Orissa High Court while reaffirming rights of married daughter to seek compassionate employment upon death of her father has held that married daughte.....

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Orissa HC Notifies Procedure for E-Filing & Video Conferencing for Hearing of Cases(09.04.2020)

Orissa High Court has notified the 'Orissa High Court e-Filing and Video Conferencing Scheme, 2020' for enabling electronic filing of cases and hearin.....

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Orissa HC Partially Lifts Ban on Using Two Wheelers, Orders Release of Seized Vehicles on Undertaking(13.04.2020)

Orissa High Court has observed that until the availability of essential commodities at "walkable distance" is ensured by the State, an absolute ban on.....

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Orissa HC: Court Can Take Cognizance of Complaint on Notice Pursuant to Re-Presentation of Cheque(11.04.2022)

Orissa High Court has ruled that Court can take cognizance of a complaint for cheque bounce filed under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act,.....

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Orissa HC: Pre-Payment Charges Can’t Be Imposed Without Giving Prior Information(13.04.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that pre-payment charges cannot be imposed by the banks without furnishing prior information about the same.

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Orissa HC: Court for Deciding Applications Arising Out of Arbitration Agreement is Commercial Court(15.04.2022)

Orissa High Court has observed that the Court for the purpose of deciding all the applications arising out of the arbitration agreement between the pa.....

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Orissa HC Dismisses Challenge to Retirement of Former Additional District & Sessions Judge(15.04.2022)

Orissa High Court has dismissed challenge to a notification which notified the decision to compulsorily retire a former Additional District & Sessions.....

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Orissa HC: Writ Court Cannot Exercise Jurisdiction to Pronounce on Legal Right of Person(15.04.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that a writ Court like High Court cannot exercise its jurisdiction to pronounce on a legal right of a person to receive com.....

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Orissa HC: Revision Petition Not Maintainable Against District Court Appellate/Revisional Order(19.04.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that a revision petition under Section 115 of the Code of Civil Procedure Code,1908 is not maintainable before the High Co.....

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Orissa HC: State Vigilance Department Can't be Completely Exempted from RTI Act(22.06.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that the State Vigilance Department cannot be completely exempted from Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005 and directed th.....

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Orissa HC Upholds Life Sentence To Man For Murder of Cousin Brother(20.05.2022)

Orissa High Court has upheld the conviction of a person, who was sentenced to life for committing murder of his cousin-brother and observed that it is.....

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Orissa HC: "Last Come First Go" Principle Can Be Departed By Employer Only After Recording Reasons(20.05.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that the principle of "last come first go" cannot ordinarily be departed from by employers while retrenching labourers unde.....

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Orissa HC Orders To Plant At Least 50 Trees As Penalty In Disposal Of Land Encroachment Case(20.05.2022)

Orissa High Court has ordered the Tahalisdar, Kakatpur to plant 'at least 50 trees' as a penalty for passing a 'bizarre' order in a land encroachment .....

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Orissa HC: NRI Quota in Admissions to Prestigious NLUs Unconstitutional(23.10.2020)

Orissa High Court has said that NRI quota in admissions to prestigious National Law Universities was like reservation for the elite class and termed t.....

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Orissa HC Declines to Intervene Against Police Action in Distorted Ganesh Idol Case(31.08.2022)

Orissa High Court while declining to entertain PIL filed against alleged police actions in preventing making and selling certain types of idols of Lor.....

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Orissa HC Refuses Termination of Mentally-Challenged Rape Survivor's Pregnancy(24.09.2020)

Orissa High Court has refused to allow the termination of the pregnancy of a physically and mentally-challenged rape survivor.

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Orissa HC Directs ASI Superintendent for Personal Appearance over Slow Pace of Jagamohan Repair(08.11.2016)

Orissa High Court has expressed serious displeasure over tardy progress of repair work of Jagamohan, hall facing sanctum sanctorum of Jagannath Temple.....

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Orissa High Court Directs Mediation Between Private Schools and Parents(09.09.2020)

Orissa High Court has ordered the School and Mass Education Department of the State to convene a meeting between all the stakeholders including the pa.....

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Orissa HC: Right to Progeny and Termination is A Fundamental Right Under Article 21(21.12.2020)

Orissa High Court has held that right to progeny and termination thereof is a fundamental right enshrined under Article 21 of the Constitution of Indi.....

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Orissa HC: Filing of Forged Document in Court Amounts to Criminal Contempt(22.12.2020)

Orissa High Court has held that that filing of a forged or fabricated document in the Court with a purpose of getting any relief amounts to criminal c.....

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Orissa HC Notices Centre, State, District Collector over Japanese Encephalitis Death(18.11.2016)

Orissa High Court has issued notices to Centre, State Government and Malkangiri District Collector, asking them to file their responses over plea seek.....

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Orissa HC Appoints Retired Engineer to Examine Jagamohan Repair Work(22.11.2016)

Orissa High Court has appointed retired Civil Engineer N K Mohanty to verify actual amount of repair work of Jagamohan, hall facing the sanctum sancto.....

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Orissa HC: Industrialization Should Not be Done at Cost of Human Lives(30.12.2020)

Orissa High Court has observed that industrialization is required for enhancement of revenue, but that does not mean that it should be done at the cos.....

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Orissa HC Directs Govt to Pay Compensation to 2008 Kandhamal Riot Victim's Kin(03.10.2022)

Orissa High Court while expressing shock over Odisha government's rejection of a claim for grant of compensation to the brother of a man, who died in .....

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Orissa High Court Puts On Hold State’s Tax Recovery Notice to IOCL(17.03.2017)

Orissa High Court has ordered to “keep in abeyance” a demand notice of VAT recovery issued by Odisha Government asking Indian Oil Corporation Limited .....

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CIVIL - Orissa HC Allows Vedanta to Take Part in NALCO's Tender for Alumina(27.03.2019)

Orissa High Court has allowed Vedanta Limited to participate in the tender floated by the National Aluminum Company Ltd. (NALCO) for the sale of its 3.....

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Orissa HC: Failing to Certify Victim's State of Mind Doesn't Make Dying Declaration Unreliable(01.11.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that failure on part of doctor to certify 'state of mind' of deceased before recording dying declaration will not make the .....

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Orissa HC: If Impugned Act Has Nexus With Duty Sanction Must be Obtained to Prosecute Public Servant(04.11.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that sanction must be obtained under Section 197 of Criminal Procedure Code if impugned act of public servant has a reasona.....

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Orissa HC to State: Draw Up 'Comprehensive Action Plan' to Address Issue of Maternal Deaths(04.11.2022)

Orissa High Court while awarding Rs. 10 Lakh compensation to family over woman’s maternal death has directed the State to constitute an Advisory Board.....

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Orissa HC Grants Bail to Journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra After 42 Days in Custody(06.12.2018)

Orissa High Court has granted bail to Abhijit Iyer Mitra, a journalist and Defense Analyst, who was jailed for his alleged Anti-Odisha remarks in twit.....

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Orissa High Court Grants Bail to Adivasi Leader Nachika Linga(09.11.2020)

Orissa High Court has granted conditional bail to Chasi Mulia Adivasi Sangha (CMAS) head Nachika Linga in connection with Narayanpatna police station .....

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Orissa HC Sets Aside Conviction for Rape, Commutes Death Penalty to Life Imprisonment(10.11.2020)

Orissa High Court has commuted the death sentence of a 28-year-old man to life imprisonment while upholding his conviction for murder of a 9-year-old .....

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Orissa HC: Courts Should be Extremely Reluctant to Impose Their Own Views in Academic Appointments(05.08.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that Courts should be extremely reluctant in imposing their own views while disregarding the statutes or rules governing ap.....

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Orissa HC: Amendment to Cure Inherent Defect in EP After End of Limitation Period Can't be Allowed(05.09.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that an amendment application under Order 6, Rule 17 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 cannot be allowed to cure some in.....

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Orissa HC: Legal Heirs Can Substitute Complainant & Pursue Prosecution Upon His Death(09.09.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that legal heirs of a complainant, where a criminal case is instituted upon complaint, can substitute him upon his death an.....

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Orissa HC Upholds Conviction of Dara Singh & Other Accused in 1999 Father Arul Doss Murder Case(12.09.2022)

Orissa High Court while affirming the conviction and sentence pronounced by the Trial Court in September 2007, has upheld the conviction of Dara Singh.....

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Orissa HC Upholds Conviction Basing Upon Testimony of Injured Witness in 22 Yrs Old Murder Case(12.09.2022)

Orissa High Court while upholding conviction of three persons charged with murder in a 22-year-old case has held that deposition of injured witness sh.....

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All Women Exempted from Paying Court Fees: Orissa HC(09.01.2019)

Orissa High Court has held that a woman, irrespective of her status and nationality, is exempted from payment of court fee in Odisha Courts.

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Orissa HC Refuses to Quash Criminal Proceedings Against Odisha Infratech(23.11.2020)

Orissa High Court has refused to quash proceedings initiated against Odisha Infratech Pvt. Ltd. in a case of alleged grabbing of land belonging to peo.....

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Orissa HC: Social Media Users Have Right to be Forgotten(24.11.2020)

Orissa High Court has talked about social media users’ right to be forgotten and said that at present, the law was silent on the remedy for victims of.....

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Orissa High Court Extends Interim Orders Passed By It & Courts Subordinate to It Till January 15(27.11.2020)

Orissa High Court has directed to extend the validity/life of all interim orders passed by it and the Courts subordinate to it till 15th January 2021.

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Orissa HC: Case U/S 498A IPC Can’t be Quashed on Ground That Marriage is Not Valid(02.12.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that proceedings under Section 498A of Indian Penal Code (IPC) cannot be quashed by a High Court under Section 482 of CrPC .....

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Orissa HC: Person in Charge of Trust Can't Be Arraigned Without Impleading Trust Itself(05.12.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that a person in charge of a Trust can’t be impleaded as an accused for dishonour of cheque, under Section 138 of Negotiabl.....

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Orissa HC to DGP: Explore Option of Registering e-FIRs, Especially in Cases of Crimes Against Women(06.12.2022)

Orissa High Court has directed the Director General of Police, Odisha (DGP) to explore the possibility for registration of 'e-First Information Report.....

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Orissa HC: Merit List Not a Reservoir for Future Appointments(06.12.2022)

Orissa High Court while denying appointment to a candidate who approached the Court, 15 years after publication of the merit list has held that a meri.....

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Orissa HC Issues Guidelines for Compulsory Registration of FIRs(07.12.2022)

Orissa High Court has issued guidelines to the Director General of Police, Odisha (DGP) for compulsory registration of First Information Reports (FIRs.....

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CRIMINAL - Orissa HC Rejects Bail Plea Of 'Good News India' Chairman Accused of Sexually Abusing Children(25.02.2019)

Orissa High Court has rejected bail applications filed by Dr. Fayaz Rahman, Founder and Chairman Good News India, and Udit Kumar Lima, Asst. Project D.....

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Orissa HC: Collector Can Transfer Gram Rozgar Sevaks for Administrative Exigencies(20.09.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that Collector can transfer Gram Rozgar Sevakas, who are engaged under Section 18 of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Empl.....

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Orissa HC Directs DM to Submit Report on Conditions of Jails(15.03.2021)

Orissa High Court has directed the District Magistrates of various districts to make a surprise visit to the jails within their jurisdiction and submi.....

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Orissa HC Issues Directions to State and UOI for Saving Olive Ridley Sea Turtles(18.03.2021)

Orissa High Court has directed the State Government and Union of India, inter alia, that Transponders in all Fishing vehicles be installed and nesting.....

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Ori. HC: Don't Release Salaries Of Collector Till Compensation is Released For Land Acquired In 1961(24.01.2023)

Orissa High Court has directed that the salaries of Collector and two other senior officers of the Angul district administration shall not be released.....

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Orissa HC: Lawyers Exempted from Paying GST/Service Tax, Demand Notices Not to be Issued(09.04.2021)

Orissa High Court has directed the Commissioner, Goods and Services Tax to issue clear instructions to all the officers in the GST Commission rates in.....

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Orissa High Court Dismisses Plea Proposing Red Ant Chutney as COVID-19 Cure(12.04.2021)

Orissa High Court has dismissed a plea which claimed that that 'Kaai (Kukuti) Chutney (paste)' which is prepared using red ants, can prevent infection.....

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CRIMINAL - Mere Use of Word 'Harijan' During Speech Not an Offence Under SC-ST Act: Orissa HC(14.03.2019)

Orissa High Court has observed that mere use of word 'Harijan' during the course of speech, without intention to insult anybody, does not fall within .....

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Orissa HC: No Right Accrues in Favour of Bidders of Tender Offer Unless Same is Approved(09.03.2021)

Orissa High Court has held that when the tender is yet to be approved by higher authorities, no right accrues in favor of the participants, and they c.....

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Orissa HC Quashes Amendment to Odisha Zilla Parishad Election Rules(31.03.2017)

Orissa High Court has quashed the state government's amendment to Rule 51 of Odisha Zilla Parishad Election Rules of 1994.

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Orissa HC Seeks Record of Deaths of Sanitation Workers in Past 28 Years(22.04.2021)

Orissa High Court has sought to know how many sanitation workers have died in the past 28 years and if manual scavengers or sewer workers have been re.....

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Or. HC: Horizontal Quota for Particular Social Category Can’t be Filed by Person of Other Category(01.03.2023)

Orissa High Court has held that principle of mobility as applicable in case of social (vertical) reservations are not applicable to special (horizonta.....

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Orissa HC Refuses to Discharge Ex-AG Ashok Mohanty in Case Linked With Artha Tatwa Scam(31.10.2022)

Orissa High Court has denied relief to former Orissa Advocate General (AG) Ashok Mohanty, by rejecting his revision petition against Trial Court order.....

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Orissa High Court to CBSE: Re-evaluate Class 12 Answer Scripts(08.06.2017)

Orissa High Court has directed Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to re-evaluate answer scripts of those students who moved Court alleging di.....

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Orissa HC Dismisses Plea for CCTV Coverage of Treatment Given to Covid-19 Patients(15.06.2021)

Orissa High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking installation of CCTV cameras and display boards in all the COVID-19 hospitals to .....

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Orissa HC Strikes Down Rule Allowing Senior Designation Without Proposal/ Application(11.05.2021)

Orissa High Court has struck down Rule 6(9) of the 'High Court of Orissa (Designation of Senior Advocate) Rules, 2019' which confers power on the Full.....

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Orissa HC Seeks Status Report on Release of Prisoners Unable to Avail Bail(17.05.2021)

Orissa High Court has sought a status report by 31st May, 2021 from the State Government on the release of prisoners, who are languishing in jails and.....

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Orissa HC to State: Provide More Ambulances to Jails(10.03.2023)

Orissa High Court while giving directions for improving the conditions of jails across the State has directed State government to ensure that at least.....

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Orissa HC: Can’t Expect GST Return Filing Without Commencement of Business(13.03.2023)

Orissa High Court while observing that license application should not be rejected only because a GST return has not been filed yet, has held that unle.....

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Orissa High Court Says 'No' to Suppression of Freedom of Speech & Expression on Ground of Convenience(20.06.2017)

Orissa High Court has observed that constitutional freedom of speech and expression is subjected to reasonable restraints, but it cannot be suppressed.....

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Orissa HC Seeks Response on Disbursement of Compensation to Sanitation Workers’ Families(01.06.2021)

Orissa High Court has sought response of Water Corporation of Odisha (WATCO) on the issue of disbursement of compensation to the families of sanitatio.....

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Orissa High Court Allows Input Tax Credit Under GST Regime to Realtor Making Shopping Mall(21.05.2019)

Orissa High Court has allowed input tax credit to a shopping mall construction company thereby resolving an important issue of blocked credit under th.....

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Orissa High Court: Right to Education Includes Right to Safe Education(07.05.2021)

Orissa High Court has held the "Right to education includes right to safe education", and when the very purport of the Right to Education Act, 2009 is.....

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Orissa HC Orders CID Crime Branch to Initiate Probe to Determine Authenticity of Affidavit(19.07.2021)

Orissa High Court has ordered the CID-Crime Branch to initiate a probe to determine the authenticity of an affidavit purportedly filed by a minor rape.....

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Orissa High Court Disposes of PIL for Aid to Rape Victim after 15 Years(23.07.2021)

Orissa High Court has disposed of a public interest litigation filed 15 years ago seeking Rs 10 lakh compensation for a rape victim as it was not clea.....

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Orissa HC Seeks State's Response on Availability of RT-PCR Testing Facilities in Rural Areas(13.07.2021)

Orissa High Court has sought response from the State government in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking urgent directions to ensure the availabi.....

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Orissa HC Announces Launch of Telegram Channel for Providing Info on Cause Lists(15.07.2021)

Orissa High Court has announced the launch of an official Telegram channel that would facilitate instantaneous information sharing at the convenience .....

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Orissa HC Directs Governor to Address Plea Seeking Disqualification of Several MLAs(16.07.2021)

Orissa High Court has directed the Governor of Odisha to expeditiously dispose of a plea seeking the disqualification of several Members of the Legisl.....

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Orissa HC: Before Comparing Handwriting Specimen, Document Must be Admitted by All Parties(09.05.2023)

Orissa High Court has held that phrase ‘admitted or proved to the satisfaction of the court’ in Section 73 of Evidence Act provides that document take.....

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Orissa HC: Consideration Received as per Joint Development Agreement is “Business Income”(14.08.2017)

Orissa High Court has ruled that consideration received by land owner as per joint development agreement is “business income” when the land is treated.....

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Orissa HC to Function Through VC Mode from July 5 Till July 17(02.07.2021)

Orissa High Court will function through Video Conferencing mode from 5th July, 2021 till 17th July, 2021. The Court has decided that one Division Benc.....

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Orissa HC Grants Bail to Man Accused of Urging People to Assault Former CJI(08.07.2021)

Orissa High Court granted bail to a man accused of posting a message in a WhatsApp group urging people to join him on a mission to assault the former .....

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Orissa HC Seeks Response on Implementation of Advisory Prohibiting Human Entry into Septic Tanks(09.07.2021)

Orissa High Court has sought response of the State Authorities on the functionality of established Emergency Response Sanitation Units and also on the.....

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Orissa HC Orders Inquiry into Complaints of Medical Negligence at State-Run COVID Facility(12.07.2021)

Orissa High Court has formed a committee to conduct an inquiry into the allegations of medical negligence in the treatment of victims during COVID-19 .....

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Orissa High Court Upholds Centre's Notification Abolishing Odisha Administrative Tribunal(08.06.2021)

Orissa High Court has upheld the notification issued by the Department of Personnel and Training of the Central Government dated 2nd August 2019 which.....

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Orissa HC Dismisses Plea on Extension of Compassionate Appointment Benefits to Married Daughter(10.06.2021)

Orissa High Court has dismissed a petition filed by the married daughter of a deceased government employee seeking extension of compassionate appointm.....

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Orissa HC Dismisses Pleas for Permission to Hold Rath Yatras on Parity with Lord Jagannath Temple(25.06.2021)

Orissa High Court has dismissed a bunch of petitions filed by devotees and the sevayats of the deities praying for permission to hold Rath Yatras/Car .....

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Orissa HC Asks State on Enquiry Into Issue of Undercounting of Covid-19 Deaths(28.06.2021)

Orissa High Court has asked the State Government as to whether the issue of undercounting of Covid-19 deaths has been enquired into by it. The Court h.....

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Orissa High Court Annuls Election of Sundargarh Congress MLA(31.01.2018)

Orissa High Court has declared the election of Congress MLA from Sundargarh (ST) Assembly constituency Jogesh Chandra Singh as null and void after fin.....

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Orissa HC: Can’t Issue Writ of Habeas Corpus to Trace Missing Persons(12.09.2023)

Orissa High Court while observing that though writ of habeas corpus is a writ of right, it is not a writ of course and can’t be issued in a routine ma.....

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Orissa HC: Desist from ‘Two Finger Test’ as it violates Right to Privacy and Integrity(13.09.2023)

Orissa High Court has directed medical professionals to desist from two-finger test in the private part of the sexual assault victim as the test viola.....

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Orissa HC: Notaries Cannot Register Marriage(18.09.2023)

Orissa High Court has held that Notaries are neither authorized to issue certificates of marriage nor are they legally entitled to notarize any signed.....

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Orissa HC to Dist. Magistrate: Constitute Local Complaints Committee To Probe Sexual Harassment(23.10.2017)

Orissa High Court has directed Collector-cum-District Magistrate, Ganjam to constitute a Local Complaints Committee (LCC) that would investigate compl.....

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Orissa High Court: Access to Justice is Right(02.11.2017)

Orissa High Court has ruled that access to justice cannot be denied to a person, who is unable to pay expenses of the witnesses, whom he or she wants .....

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Orissa HC: Maternity Leave Can’t Simply be Denied on Technical Grounds(24.07.2023)

Orissa High Court has held that maternity leave is the inherent right of every woman employee which cannot simply be denied on technical grounds and a.....

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Orissa HC: Bail Granted U/S 436 Can only be Cancelled U/S 439(2) CrPC by HC or Sessions Court(24.07.2023)

Orissa High Court has held that Section 436 CrPC itself does not contain any provision for cancellation of bail, however, Section 439(2) of CrPC appea.....

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Orissa HC Restricts Quota in Employment, Education to 50%(20.07.2017)

Orissa High Court has asked the state government to restrict the quantum of reservation for SC, ST and OBC or Special Categories in employment and edu.....

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Orissa HC: Few Doctors Acting Merely for Pecuniary Advantage Malign the Noble Profession(18.08.2023)

Orissa High Court while observing that no sensible professional would intentionally commit an act or omit to do an act which would result in loss of l.....

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SC Reverses Orissa HC Order on SRMCH Relocation(14.01.2016)

Supreme Court has reversed Orissa High Court's November 18 order on relocation of students of Sardar Rajas Medical College and Hospital (SRMCH) at Jar.....

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Orissa HC Grants Bail to Sarathi Baba's Adopted Son(03.12.2015)

Orissa High Court has granted conditional bail to Satyam Roul, the 20-year-old adopted son of arrested self-styled godman Santosh Roul alias Sarathi B.....

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Orissa High Court Directs Postponement of State Film Awards Ceremony(14.12.2021)

Orissa High Court has directed the postponement of the Odisha State Film Awards ceremony which was scheduled to be held tomorrow and the day after tom.....

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Orissa High Court Imposes 50K Cost on An Investigating Officer for Non-Production of Case Diary(27.09.2021)

Orissa High Court has imposed Rs.50,000/- cost on the Investigating Officer of Jaipatna Police Station (investigating a criminal case) for non-product.....

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Orissa High Court: Time of Essence in Matters of Medical Termination of Pregnancy(19.11.2021)

Orissa High Court, while refusing to allow a gang-rape survivor to terminate her over 26-week pregnancy, has noted that time is of the essence in matt.....

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Orissa HC: Criminal Case Can’t Be Quashed Merely Because Victim Didn’t Support Prosecution Case(18.04.2018)

Orissa High Court has observed that merely because the victim did not support the prosecution case during trial in respect of the co-accused persons, .....

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Orissa HC Asks to File Affidavit Specifying Steps to Implement Manual Scavenging Prohibition Act(08.12.2021)

Orissa High Court has asked the State Government to file an affidavit specifying steps it has taken so far to implement the Prohibition of Employment .....

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Orissa HC Directs GSTN to Take Steps to Facilitate Filing of TRAN-1(10.12.2021)

Orissa High Court has directed the Goods and Service Tax Network (GSTN) to either modify the Goods and Service Tax (GST) portal to facilitate filing o.....

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Orissa HC Refuses to Interfere E-Auction Process of Karlapat Bauxite Block(13.12.2021)

Orissa High Court has refused to interfere in the e-auction process of Karlapat Bauxite Block, initiated by the Government of Odisha, on the plea of a.....

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Orissa High Court to State: Use Facial Biometrics to Identify ATM Users, Deter Criminal Activities(10.11.2023)

Orissa High Court has directed the State to have discussion with all bank authorities to install ‘facial biometric identification systems’ at all Auto.....

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Orissa HC Directs State Bar Council to Hold Election on The Basis of Existing Electoral Roll(24.01.2022)

Orissa High Court has directed the Odisha State Bar Council to hold its long overdue election within 6 weeks on the basis of the existing electoral ro.....

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Ori. HC: Evidence From 'Microscopic Hair Comparison' Can’t be the Sole Ground For Murder Conviction(06.02.2024)

Orissa High Court has held that the evidence adduced from the 'microscopic hair comparison' cannot be solely used to record a conviction for murder ag.....

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Orissa High Court Quashes FIR Considering Inaction To Conclude Investigation For Long 15 Years(10.01.2022)

Orissa High Court quashed the FIR and the consequent proceedings taking into account the inaction of the investigating agency to conclude the investig.....

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Orissa High Court Shuts Down Functioning for 5 Days From January 13 to January 17(13.01.2022)

Orissa High Court has announced that it would completely shut down its functioning for five days owing to the unprecedented surge in COVID-19 cases in.....

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Orissa High Court Dismisses Dara Singh's Plea for Reduced Sentence in Murder Case(14.01.2022)

Orissa High Court has dismissed a petition moved by Dara Singh alias Rabindra Pal Singh seeking modification of his life imprisonment in a case pertai.....

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Ori HC: Can’t Recover Excess Payment Made to Emp. From Leave Encashment Benefits Post Retirement(23.02.2024)

Orissa High Court has held that if excess payment has been made to an employee without any fault on his part, such amount cannot be recovered by the e.....

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Orissa High Court Permits Sale and Use of Only Green Crackers During Diwali(02.11.2021)

Orissa High Court has allowed the use and sale of only green crackers during the upcoming festivities pursuant to the prior directions of the Supreme .....

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Orissa HC Directs to Ensure Peaceful Protest, No Closure Of Shops, Disruption of Public Transport(12.11.2021)

Orissa High Court has directed the Congress party in the State to ensure that whatever protest is organized tomorrow i.e. on 12th November 2021 is pea.....

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Orissa HC: Accused Released on Interim Bail is Deemed to be in Constructive Custody of Court(21.12.2023)

Orissa High Court has observed that even though the word custody has not been defined in CrPC, there is no cavil that the accused who has been release.....

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Orissa HC to State: Withhold Final Orders on Establishment of New Districts Sans Court Approval(26.12.2023)

Orissa High Court has directed the State Government that the process of reorganization of the district, which the State Government wants to undertake,.....

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Orissa HC: Can't Direct State To Extend Financial Assistance To Workers Associated With Durga Puja(04.10.2021)

Orissa High Court observed that it can't direct the State Government to separately extend financial relief to workers associated with the Durga Puja f.....

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Ori HC: No Bar Against Anticipatory Bail in cases under SC/ST Act if No Prima Facie Offence Made Out(29.01.2024)

Orissa High Court has held that there is no absolute bar against grant of anticipatory bail to an accused under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Trib.....

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Orissa HC Issues Stay on Continuation of Dr.Minati Behera(03.02.2016)

Orissa High Court has granted an interim stay on continuation of Dr Minati Behera of Cuttack city as the State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilit.....

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Orissa HC: For Divorce on Ground of Adultery, Joinder of Paramour as Defendant is Not Mandatory(09.01.2024)

Orissa High Court has held that though Hindu Marriage & Divorce (Orissa HC) Rules mandate making of paramour a necessary party but exceptions have bee.....

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Ori. HC: Person Can Apply for Anticipatory Bail u/s 438 CrPC if Added as Accused u/s 319 Crpc Trial(15.01.2024)

Orissa High Court has held that a person who is added as an accused by the court during the trial under Section 319 of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) .....

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Ori HC: Domestic Incident Report not a Pre-Requisite to Grant Interim Maintenance to Aggrieved Woman(17.01.2024)

Orissa High Court has held that it is not mandatory to have Domestic Incident Report' (DIR) from the 'Protection Officer' in order to grant relief of .....

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Orissa HC Quashes Election Notification Issued by Appealing Body of OMSA(01.06.2022)

Orissa High Court has quashed election notification issues by appealing body of Odisha Medical Services Association (OMSA) notifying election of Assoc.....

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Orissa HC: Sex on Pretext of Marriage Not Rape(25.05.2020)

Orissa High Court has observed that indulgence in sexual intercourse on false promise of marriage does not amount to rape.

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Orissa HC: Extension Beyond Statutory Period in Submitting Chargesheet Cannot Be Granted(02.03.2022)

Orissa High Court has reiterated that it is mandatory to issue notice and provide fair hearing to accused before extending time beyond statutory perio.....

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Orissa HC: Can't Deny Condonation of Short-Fall in Pensionable Service of Discharged Serviceman(07.03.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that Regulation 125(a) of the Pension Regulations for the Army, 1961 cannot be employed to deny condonation of short-fall u.....

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Orissa HC: Right of Accused to Recall Witnesses u/s 311 CrPC Cannot be Denied(07.03.2022)

Orissa High Court has ruled that the right of an accused to recall witnesses under Section 311 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 cannot be denie.....

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Justice KS Jhaveri Sworn In as Chief Justice of Orissa High Court(13.08.2018)

Justice Kalpesh Satyendra Jhaveri has sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court.

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Orissa High Court Directs Postponement of State Film Awards Ceremony(14.12.2021)

Orissa High Court has directed the postponement of the Odisha State Film Awards ceremony which was scheduled to be held tomorrow and the day after tom.....

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Orissa HC Expresses Serious Concern Over Lack of Basic Amenities at Rehabilitation Colony(16.12.2021)

Orissa High Court has expressed serious concern over the lack of basic amenities at the rehabilitation and resettlement colony set up by the Cuttack M.....

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Orissa HC Orders Constitution of Advocates Committee for Assessment of Ground Situation in Dhinkia(17.02.2022)

Orissa High Court has ordered constitution of an advocates’ committee for assessment of the ground situation in Dhinkia, epicentre of anti-steel proje.....

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Orissa HC Grants Bail to Person Accused of Availing Bogus Input Tax Credit(22.02.2022)

Orissa High Court has granted the bail to the person accused of availing bogus Input Tax Credit worth Rs. 20.45 crores and held that denial of bail c.....

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Orissa HC: Jurisdiction u/s 14 SARFAESI Act Can be Exercised Either by CJM or DM(25.02.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that jurisdiction under Section 14 of the Securitization and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security.....

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Ori. HC: Proper Infrastructure and Manpower Must be Provided by State to Forensic Labs(18.04.2024)

Orissa High Court while explaining the importance of receiving chemical examination reports on time in criminal cases has observed that the State shou.....

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Missing Bonda Student Case: Orissa High Court Issues Notice To KISS(02.07.2018)

Orissa High Court has issued notice to Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences(KISS) in connection with the case of missing Bonda student Rama Chandra Ma.....

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Orissa HC Cancels Summer Vacation(29.04.2020)

Orissa High Court has resolved to suspend the ensuing Summer Vacation 2020 of the High Court as well as the Subordinate courts, if the Lockdown is not.....

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Orissa HC Directs State to Expedite Investigation into Death of Kidney Patient(01.05.2020)

Orissa High Court has directed the State government to expedite the investigation into death of a kidney patient, who was allegedly denied treatment a.....

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Orissa High Court Upholds Validity of Odisha Universities (Amendment) Act, 2020(31.01.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that in the absence of legislation by the central government under Entry 25 List III, the subordinate legislation under Ent.....

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Orissa HC Upholds Mandamus Issued to HOUDD and OWSSB to Increase Superannuation Age(03.02.2022)

Orissa High Court has upheld the decision of Single Judge Bench which had issued a mandamus to the Housing and Urban Development Department, Governmen.....

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Orissa High Court: Can’t Apply Principle of ‘No Work, No Pay’ Universally(14.05.2024)

Orissa High Court has held that the principle of no work no pay cannot be applied in all cases and particularly where the fault lies with the employer.....

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Orissa High Court Stays Safeguard Duty on Imported Solar Panels(30.07.2018)

Orissa High Court has stayed the imposition of safeguard duty on imported solar panels until August 20.

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Orissa HC: Deposit of Amount in No-Lien/Escrow Account Will Not Constitute Actual Payment(11.03.2022)

Orissa High Court has ruled that deposit of amount in no-lien/escrow account will not constitute actual payment under Section 43-B of the Income Tax A.....

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Ori. HC: ‘Online RTI Portal’ Launched by Orissa High Court(02.05.2024)

Orissa High Court has launched a Right to Information portal on which the citizens may register themselves to obtain information under the Right to In.....

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Orissa HC Asks Fugitive Puri Servitor to Cooperate with Investigation in Criminal Case(28.10.2016)

Orissa High Court has directed fugitive servitor Damodar Mahasuhar of Jagannath Temple in Puri to appear before Local Investigating Police Officer and.....

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Odisha HC Grants Interim Protection to Accused Servitor in Niladri Bije Fiasco(02.11.2016)

Orissa High Court has asked Puri Police not to take any coercive action against Jayakrushna Mahasuhar pertaining to non-bailable warrant issued agains.....

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Orissa HC Directs State Government to Consider Opening of Temples in Graded Manner(08.10.2020)

Orissa High Court has directed the State Government to consider opening of temples, in a graded manner, according to modalities it may decide, as per .....

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Orissa HC Reinstates Police Constable Terminated 25 Years Ago for Height Deficiency(13.10.2020)

Orissa High Court has directed reinstatement of a police constable who was terminated from service 25 years ago on the ground of deficiency of height .....

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