A prolific writer on a variety of fields, he loves Sports the most.


A prolific writer on a variety of fields, he loves Sports the most.


Posts by Suryap

2019 elections: Odisha BJP wants PM Modi to contest from Puri

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha BJP unit has suggested Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s candidature from Puri constituency during the ensuing general polls in 2019, state party president Basant Panda said today. “We want Modi to contest from...

Polavaram row: No need for another backwater study, Centre to SC

New Delhi: There is no need for another backwater study of the Polavaram project as similar type of study was carried out in 2011 by the Gopalakrishna Committee, the Centre told the Supreme Court today....

Students’ union elections: Pre-poll violence continues

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar/Baripada: Unrest continued on campuses of different colleges across the Odisha today after the final list of candidates for ensuing students’ union election was declared. Following rejection of nomination papers of some candidates, unrest surfaced...

Polavaram row: SC asks Centre to submit backwater study report

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today directed the Centre to submit the backwater study report of the Polavaram project. While hearing a petition filed by the Odisha government which has claimed that the project is...

Supreme Court rejects Abhijit Iyer's bail plea

New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) today rejected the bail plea of journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra in connection with a case filed against him for making objectionable remarks about Odisha and Konark Sun Temple. Declining...

BJD stages protest against fuel price hike in front of Raj Bhavan

Bhubaneswar: Mounting pressure on the Centre to rein in rising price of fuel and cooking gas, activists of ruling-BJD today staged a protest meeting in front of the Raj Bhavan here today and later submitted...

10 migrant labourers rescued while being taken to Hyderabad

Bolangir: Ten migrant labourers including three children were rescued by the Khaprakhol police in Bolangir district while being trafficked to Hyderabad last evening. As per reports, the rescued labourers are residents of Bargarh district and...

People want development in Odisha: Baijayant 'Jay' Panda

Dhenkanal: Former Kendrapara MP Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda today said people of Odisha especially youths want development in the state so that nobody will have to go outside the state in search of work. Talking to...

Lilima Minz to get prestigious Ekalabya Puraskar-2018

Bhubaneswar: Hockey player Lilima Minz will receive the prestigious 26th Ekalabya Puraskar for the year 2018. The annual award is instituted by IMPaCT, the charitable wing of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys (IMFA). The Ekalabya...

Rahul Gandhi appoints new Odisha Mahila Congress chief

New Delhi: The All India Congress Committee (AICC) president, Rahul Gandhi today appointed Sumitra Jena the President of the Odisha Pradesh Mahila Congress. Jena will replace Sasmita Behera as the chief of the party’s women...

Civic body polls: Administrators appointed in 66 ULBs after expiry of tenure

Bhubaneswar: After the five-year tenure of 65 urban local bodies (ULBs) and Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) ended today, the State government appointed administrators to manage the affairs in these civic bodies. Ganjam Collector was appointed...

BJP Mahila Morcha sharpens attack on Minister Maharathy

Bhubaneswar: Stepping up its attack against Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy for allegedly making derogatory remarks against women, BJP Mahila Morcha, the saffron party’s women wing, today staged demonstration at different places including Bhubaneswar and demanded...

House Committee to ask Abhijit Iyer to depose on October 11

Bhubaneswar: The House Committee formed by the Odisha Assembly today decided to issue a notice to journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra over his alleged derogatory remarks against Odisha asking him to depose on October 11. Following...

Police-lawyer spat: Lawyers lock up main gate of Orissa High Court

Cuttack: Intensifying their agitation, lawyers of the Orissa High Court today locked up main gate of the court despite the Supreme Court’s order to withdraw strike. While a meeting of the general body of the...

Crime Branch nabs notorious criminal in Bolangir

Bhubaneswar: The Crime Branch of Odisha Police on Thursday arrested notorious criminal Madha Khuntia and three of his aides from Bolangir. Acting on a tip-off, the Special Task Force (STF) personnel of the Crime Branch...

Complaint against Agriculture minister over 'objectionable remarks on women'

Pipili: The Delang unit of BJP Mahila Morcha on Wednesday lodged a police complaint against Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy over his alleged objectionable comments against women. Activists of the Mahila Morcha have urged the police...

Odia students allege ‘torture’ at Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan in Agartala

Agartala/Bhubaneswar: As many as 100 students and teachers from Odisha levelled allegations of physical torture by other some students at Agartala-based Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan on Wednesday. According to sources, around 90 students of the deemed...

6 Fire Department staff suspended for dereliction of duty

Bhubaneswar: Amid the ongoing indefinite cease-work strike of Fire Services personnel over various demands, the Fire Services department today suspended six of its personnel on charges of dereliction of duty and involvement in indiscipline behaviour....

Police-lawyer spat: Crime Branch arrests two persons including Home Guard

Cuttack: A day after advocates in Cuttack intensified their agitation demanding immediate arrest of accused involved in the attack on a lawyer in Cuttack, the Crime Branch of Odisha Police on Tuesday night arrested two...

Villagers in Gajapati district rue absence of doctors at hospital

Gajapati: Residents of Mohana block of Gajapati district rued the absence of doctors at the Chandragiri Community Health Centre (CHC). They alleged that the health care system is in shambles at the CHC as no...

A prolific writer on a variety of fields, he loves Sports the most.