Orissa High Court has issued notices to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) soliciting its views on a petition seeking to auction all the 522 silver bricks, worth over Rs 80 crore, retrieved from a mutt in Puri last year.
The commission on January 19 had issued the notification asking ward members, sarpanchs and panchayat samiti members contesting the elections not to use any political party symbols as political parties are debarred from sponsoring candidates.
The Orissa High Court has restrained the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation from collecting holding tax at a higher rate and stayed the revised tax collection which is in practice since 2006.
Posco Pratirodh Sangram Samiti (PPSS) president Abhay Sahu has appeared before the Orissa High Court through his advocate and sought seven days time to file his reply to the notice served on him by the HC last week.
A PIL seeking stay on the ongoing land acquisition for the Posco steel project in Jagatsingpur district did not come up for hearing in Orissa High Court today due to lack of time.
The ministry of environment & forests has replied to the Orissa High Court on Vedanta's Lanjigarh expansion, reports CNBC-TV18.