Saswat Singhdeo

Saswat Singhdeo


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Section 144 imposed in Kendrapara amid palpable tension between two groups

Kendrapara: Police imposed Section 144 in Kendrapara town today after palpable tension prevailed between two groups at Government High School ground. According to sources, tension surfaced between two groups over organising a public event at...

Irate locals vandalise Begunia Police Station demanding BJD MLA's arrest

Khurda: Demanding arrest of local BJD MLA Prasant Jagdev for allegedly threatening a former sarpanch, some enraged locals today ransacked the Begunia Police Station in Khurda after barging into the premises forcibly. As per allegations,...

Odia actress Nikita's death: In-laws get more time to appear before police

Cuttack: The death of Odia actress Laxmipriya alias Nikita continues to remain unresolved and in the meantime, police have granted more time to the actress’ in-laws to appear following murder allegations levelled by the family...

Koraput farmers rue delay in completion of Telengiri irrigation project

Koraput: Fate of many farmers of Koraput is hanging in balance as the much-awaited Telengiri irrigation project is marred by inordinate delays. As pert reports, Telengiri project was started in the 2003-04 at a cost...

BJD-led Odisha government showering schemes before general elections

Bhubaneswar: The BJD-led Odisha government is leaving no stone unturned to woo the voters by launching multiple schemes ahead of the general elections this year. In the last few months, more than a dozen schemes...

New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express catches fire near Rourkela

Bhubaneswar: The New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express caught fire near Tilkanagar, a few kilometers before reaching Rourkela railway station today. It is suspected that a short circuit in B-7 coach of the train led to the...

Minor girl gang raped in Sambalpur; 1 detained

Sambalpur: A minor girl was allegedly gang raped in Kuchinda area of Sambalpur today. The incident took place while the girl was returning home along with her brother after watching ‘Makar Mela’ in Turei village....

Rajdhani Express Bus services launched in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the Rajdhani Express Bus Services from Paribahan Bhavan in Bhubaneswar today. The air-conditioned buses of Odisha State Road Transport Corporation(OSRTC) will run from the State capital to different places...

Odisha Police building capacity to tackle cyber crime

Bhubaneswar: From hacking air traffic systems to stealing data from cellphones, there has been a significant rise in the number of cyber crimes posing a serious challenge for the Odisha Police. During the 61st Senior...

Army jawan, wife physically assaulted in Odisha

Nayagarh: An army jawan and his wife were allegedly beaten up by their neighbour in Pimphal village under Ranpur Police limits of Nayagarh. Complainant Pradeep Kumar Das, who is reportedly an army jawan, alleged that...

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Baripada minor girl rape: Accused arrested by police

Mayurbhanj: Police have arrested the accused in alleged rape of a 4-year-old minor girl in Baripada. The accused was arrested today after a complaint was lodged at Badasahi Police Station on Tuesday. The accused identified...

Locals protest in front of Vedanta plant in Odisha over discharge of pollutants

Kalahandi: Residents of Basantpada village in Lanjigarh of Kalahandi staged demonstration in front of the main gate of Vedanta Alumina plant today protesting discharge of red mud powder (RMP) by the industry. The protesters alleged...

Questions raised over Odisha's plans to use contingency fund for KALIA scheme

Bhubaneswar: More and more questions are being raised over State government’s decision to spend money from the contingency fund for implementation of KALIA scheme. As per reports, an amount of nearly Rs 735 crore will...

BDO detained during PEETHA programme in Balasore

Balasore: The block development officer (BDO) of Bhogarai was detained by some self help group (SHG) members in Nachinda panchayat of Balasore district during the PEETHA programme today. The SHG members detained the BDO Diptiranjan...

Farmers to get cash benefits under KALIA scheme on January 25

Bhubaneswar: Farmers will get cash benefits under the KALIA scheme on January 25 and nearly 12 to 14 lakh farmers will be benefitted from the scheme in the first phase, informed Cooperation Department Secretary, Krishan...

Quality of primary education in Odisha declining: Survey

Bhubaneswar: Raising major concerns for the State government, a yearly survey report on the standard of primary education across all the States has revealed decline in quality of education. The Annual Status of Education Report...

Four-year-old girl raped in Baripada; 3 youths detained

Mayurbhanj: A 4-year-old minor girl was allegedly raped in Baripada and the matter came to light after a complaint was lodged at Badasahi Police Station today. The girl has been admitted to Raghunath Murmu Medical...

56 infants branded with hot iron in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Firmly in the clutches of age -old superstitions, some people still follow practices which are not only hazardous but also are seemingly obstinate to eradicate. In an attempt to cure ailments, infants in many...

KALIA largest scheme in Odisha with Rs 10,000 cr expenditure: CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: While addressing a gathering on the opening day of the 5-day farmers’ convention Krushi Odisha-2019 in Bhubaneswar today, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme will...

BJP demands Surjya Patro's resignation over paddy procurement 'lapses'

Bhubaneswar: The BJP today slammed Odisha Cooperation Minister Surjya Narayan Patro, who had challenged the Opposition parties to prove the allegations that paddy is being sold at prices below the MSP in mandis. Patro had...

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