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Odisha HC raps state govt for not sharing info on custodial deaths

Odisha had reported zero custodial deaths, while Maharasthra had reported the highest, at 16.

No signs of thaw in Odisha judicial crisis, courts idle for over 60 days

The Odisha High Court, which is not functioning since August, is also unable to hear matters that have important administrative and economic consequences for the state.


Despite SC order, Odisha lawyers continue strike

Courts in Odisha have not been functioning since August 28 as lawyers across the state went on strike after one of them, Debi Prasad Pattnaik, was allegedly beaten by four policemen over a trivial dispute.

Medical college graft case: Former Odisha HC judge moves court for probe into leakage of tapes

Special Judge Manoj Jain sought response from the CBI by January 22 on the plea which alleged that the document was confidential and was not even supplied to the accused but given to people outside the probe agency.

Odisha HC tells CBSE to re-check papers of 18 students

Of the 41,620 students who took the Class XII exam in the Bhubaneswar zone, results of 13,500 have been withheld, with the CBSE officials citing technical reasons

Top court censures Odisha HC verdict

The apex court observed that the Justices Indrajit Mahanty and D P Choudhury of HC had “plainly exceeded their jurisdiction” and ventured into “seriously disputed factual issues”.


Odisha ex-MP files case against CM Naveen Patnaik alleging ‘criminal conspiracy’

Former BJP MP Kharavela Swain lodged an FIR against Naveen Patnaik and the director of the Vigilance Department alleging criminal conspiracy against the CRPF DG Prakash Mishra.

SC refuses to hear PIL against allotment of plots to judges of high courts of Odisha, Gujarat

Bhushan urged the apex court to hear the matter, arguing its refusal would send the message that courts shy away from taking up contentious issues relating to judges.