News from Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar is the capital of Odisha .It is the biggest city and the main power corridor of Odisha. The city is famous for its ancient rich heritage especially its historic monumental temples. It is popularly known as the temple city. Because many temples built from sandstone are dotted around Bindu Sagar Lake in the old city, including the 11th-century Hindu Lingaraja Temple.

Odisha's Paralakhemundi scorches as mercury soars to 40.6 degrees 
Odisha's Paralakhemundi scorches as mercury soars to 40.6 degrees 

By 2.30 pm, Bhubaneswar was the hottest city with 39.6 degrees, but mercury shot up to 40.5 degrees in Paralakemundi in the evening. It became the hottest city in Odisha. 

Odisha BJP chief Manmohan Samal dubs 'Sankalp Patra' as roadmap for Viksit Bharat-2047
Odisha BJP chief Manmohan Samal dubs 'Sankalp Patra' as roadmap for Viksit Bharat-2047

BJD leader Padmanabh Behera said, ”No guarantee will work here, except the Naveen guarantee. The Naveen guarantee will be effective and the BJD will perform better than the previous elections.”

The party has fielded Niranjan Patnaik for Bhandaripokhari seat while Jaydev Jena has been named as
Congress announces candidates for 75 Assembly seats in Odisha.

The party has fielded Niranjan Patnaik for the Bhandaripokhari Assembly seat while Jaydev Jena has been named as the party candidate for the Anandapur constituency.

Bhubaneswar sizzles at 39.6 degrees, becomes hottest city in Odisha 
Bhubaneswar sizzles at 39.6 degrees, becomes hottest city in Odisha 

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had earlier predicted the rise of mercury in Odisha. The temperature has started to peak again and by 2:30 pm on Sunday, seven cities including Bhubaneswar recorded temperatures more than 37 degrees.   

Odisha Elections 2024: BJD MLA Raghunandan Das & supporters on tenterhooks
Odisha Elections 2024: BJD MLA Raghunandan Das & supporters on tenterhooks

Supporters of sitting BJD MLA Raghunandan Das who have been waiting for the party’s decision, gathered at the legislator's residence in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. They are said to be sceptical of the candidature of the incumbent MLA.

The party has fielded Srikant Kumar Jena for Balasore while Yasir Nawaz has been named as party cand
Congress announces candidates for nine Lok Sabha seats in Odisha

The grand old party had earlier announced its candidates for eight Lok Sabha seats while candidates for four more parliamentary seats are yet to be announced.

Bhubaneswar Padmakesharipur violence: Family attacked over loan; two arrested 
Bhubaneswar Padmakesharipur violence: Family attacked over loan; two arrested 

The money lender is presently asking the impoverished family in Padmakesharipur village to pay Rs 15 lakh more. 

BJD hijacked by officer in Chief Minister's Office: Odisha BJP 
BJD hijacked by officer in Chief Minister's Office: Odisha BJP 

Without taking BJD leader VK Pandian’s name, Odisha BJP Vice President, Biranchi Tripathy on Saturday took a swipe at the ruling BJD saying the party has been hijacked by an officer in the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO).  

Commissionerate Police busts inter-state robber gang; 3 arrested, over 1 kg gold, 1.5 kg silver orna
Commissionerate Police busts inter-state robber gang; 3 arrested, over 1 kg gold, 1.5 kg silver ornaments seized

A special squad of the Commissionerate Police seized over 1 kg gold, 1.5 kg silver ornaments and Rs 4 lakh cash from their possession. 

Odisha Elections 2024
BJD scouts for Ollywood stars for campaigning after 4 superstars desert party

The ruling BJD seems to have lost its charm after popular cine actors- Akashdas Nayak, Sidhant Mohapatra, Arindam Roy and Anubhav Mohanty quit the party and joined the BJP ahead of the crucial 2024 elections in Odisha.

Odisha Elections 2024
Is BJD heavyweight Prasanna Acharya reluctant to contest from Sambalpur Assembly seat?

Acharya has now been pitted against BJP heavyweight and Leader of Opposition (LoP) Jayanarayan Mishra. It is speculated that Acharya was more keen to contest from Rairakhol Assembly seat.

Burglary incidents rising in Bhubaneswar
Safe or unsafe Bhubaneswar? 34 flats targeted in last 6 months; gold ornaments over Rs 10 lakh looted today

Serial burglary incidents have now become a regular feature in Bhubaneswar, thereby creating fear in the minds of the residents of the Capital city. As per reports, as many as 34 flats in 14 apartments in Bhubaneswar have been burgled in the last six months.

Use of Odia language by govt officials for official communication slows down in Odisha
Use of Odia language by govt officials for official communication slows down in Odisha

It is pertinent to mention here that the Supreme Court has provided over 20000 judgements in Odia and other regional languages in the last 5 years. The Orissa High Court is also uploading the verdicts in Odia vernacular language

Heatwave Alert For Odisha
IMD issues yellow warning for heatwave as mercury to rise sharply in Odisha

As per the forecast issued by IMD on Friday, the maximum temperature is expected to rise by 6 to 8 degrees C after 24 hours.

BJP Moves CEO Against BJD
BJD workers engaged for Mo School review works in 93 blocks, alleges BJP before Odisha CEO

BJP spokesperson Satyabrat Panda said that the Election Commission of India (ECI) had recently transferred eight senior officials. Despite this, the government hasn't learnt a lesson.

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