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Many Senior TMC Leaders Resign From Party Hours After Suvendu Adhikari
Many Senior TMC Leaders Resign From Party Hours After Suvendu Adhikari

Kolkata: Hours after Trinamool Congress heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari resigned from the party’s primary membership, many dissident leaders and activists started stepping down from their respective party posts in West Bengal on Thursday. In a twin blow to the state’s ruling Trinamool Congress, along with Adhikari, Jitendra Tiwari also resigned from the post of chairman of […]

GST Tax Fraud: Scamsters Spreading Tentacles In Odisha

Bhubaneswar/Rourkela: At a time when GST tax frauds continue to surface on a regular basis from Rourkela, instances of tax evasion have also started coming to the fore from various other parts of Odisha. One Bigyan Swain of Pitamberpur in Paradip has reportedly been served notice for Rs 10 crore tax fraud. Swain has been […]

Ganjam Forest Dept Steps Up Conservation Efforts For Blackbucks

Berhampur: The forest department of Ganjam has set a new precedent for conservation of blackbucks by adopting a smart and sustainable method of agriculture. The department has started farming a variety of pulses to feed the endangered animal staying in the Aska forest range near Bhetanai village so that the wild herbivores do not venture […]

BJP Assam In-Charge Jay Panda Exudes Confidence On Achieving Mission Of 100 Plus Seats
BJP Assam In-Charge Jay Panda Exudes Confidence On Achieving Mission Of 100 Plus Seats

Guwahati: The ruling BJP along with the allies would retain power in Assam and it would secure “at least 100 seats” in the next year’s election to the 126-member state Assembly, the party’s National Vice-President Baijayant Jay Panda claimed on Thursday. Panda, who is the Assam in-charge for the saffron party, while talking to the […]

Odisha Vigilance Net On 3 ITDA Engineers

Nabarangpur: Vigilance officials on Thursday detained Sarat Kumar Majhi, In-charge Executive Engineer of Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA), Nabarangpur and two other Executive Engineers of the department named Baikuntanath Behera and Pramod Kumar Pradhan on charges of carrying unaccounted cash in their official vehicle. Acting on a complaint, sleuths of the anti-corruption agency intercepted a […]

Agriculture Minister Tomar Pens Emotional Letter To Agitating Farmers, Says MSP Will Continue
Agriculture Minister Tomar Pens Emotional Letter To Agitating Farmers, Says MSP Will Continue

New Delhi: Reaching out to farmers protesting the three farm laws for the last 22 days, Union Minister for Agriculture Narendra Singh Tomar has written a letter to them saying the minimum support price (MSP) is going to continue. In his eight-page emotional letter to farmers, Tomar said that most of the farmers are happy […]

Girl Kidnapped From Jajpur Rescued In Cuttack

Jajpur: A girl reportedly kidnapped from Dharmasala area of the district was rescued from Cuttack almost after 12 days. Acting on the statements made by the kidnapped girl in an audio clip with her mother, a team of cops from Dharmasala Police Station intercepted the vehicle in which the accused was reportedly taking the girl […]

CWC Alleges Detention Of Minor Girl By Police, Termination Of Pregnancy

Cuttack: In a case of alleged police excess, a policeman, posted at the Narasinghpur Police station in Cuttack district allegedly made a college-going minor girl undergo pregnancy test after detaining her for three nights at the police station. The Child Welfare Committee has accused the police of terminating the girl’s pregnancy. As per reports, a […]

Migrant workers
Odisha: 21 Migrant Workers Rescued While Being Taken To Andhra

Bolangir: Despite the tall claims of the government on enforcement of strict laws to curb trafficking of migrant labourers to and from Odisha, the illegal activities continue unabated in many parts of the State. As many as 21 migrant labourers including four women and 17 men were rescued from Kantabanji railway station while they were […]

4.2-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Rajasthan's Alwar, Tremors Felt In Delhi-NCR

New Delhi: A medium-intensity earthquake of magnitude 4.2 hit Alwar district in Rajasthan on Thursday, tremors of which were felt in Delhi-NCR, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) said. According to the Ministry of Earth Sciences’ NCS, the epicentre of the quake was Alwar in Rajasthan. The earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred at 11.46 pm […]

Odisha: Over 25 Injured As Bus Overturns On Ghat Road In Kandhamal

Phulbani: More than 25 passengers sustained injuries after a bus they were travelling in overturned while crossing Gadiapada ghat near Phulbani of Kandhamal district late Thursday night. The incident took place at around 12 AM. The private bus ‘Raja’ was enroute to Bhubaneswar from Tikabali of the district when the driver of the vehicle lost […]

Surat Toddler Gives New Lease Of Life To Five Others

Surat: A toddler from Gujarat gave the gift of life to as many as five children, including two from Russia and Ukraine, after he breathed his last. Hailed as the youngest cadaver donor, the 2.5-year-old boy saved five lives after  his parents donated his organs after he was declared brain dead following an accident. The […]

Odisha Brown Sugar Bangladesh Link
Suspected Police-Mafia Nexus Behind Brown Sugar Trade In Odisha!

Balasore: While on many occasions an alleged nexus between police and drug mafia has put the former in a fix in Odisha, the recent arrest of a Bangladeshi resident staying at Balasore jail barrack under the custody of police, who was found in possession of the contraband item has once again hinted at police-mafia deep links. […]

Fire breaks out
Bolangir: Fire Breaks Out In Fruit Market, Property Worth Over Rs 5 Lakh Gutted

Bolangir: One person sustained severe burn injuries while property worth over Rs 5 lakh was reduced to ashes following a major fire that broke out in a fruit market in the town on Thursday night. On receiving information, a firefighting team rushed to the spot and doused the flames. However, the exact cause behind the […]

Police To Record Statement of Rescued Jajpur Woman Before Magistrate
Police To Record Statement of Rescued Jajpur Woman Before Magistrate

Jajpur: The statement of the 21-year-old woman from Dharmasala in Jajpur district who was ‘rescued’ in Cuttack on Thursday night after she was allegedly ‘kidnapped’ by a youth on December 5, will be recorded before a magistrate today. Sources in the Jajpur police said the victim will first be taken for medical examination following which […]