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News from Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur, the smallest district of Odisha in size, is known for its rich cultural heritage and contribution to socio-economic development. This district has got a total population of 11, 36,971 including 577,865 male and 559,106 female as per 2011 census. Famous Paradeep port and oil refinery is another high light of the district.

Odisha Govt In Crosshairs For 'Showing Undue Favour' To JSW Project At Dhinkia
Odisha Govt In Crosshairs For 'Showing Undue Favour' To JSW Project At Dhinkia

An RTI activist, Manas Ranjan Kar also accused the State government of creating panic among the people by using police force and destroying their betel vine plantations. 

Dhinkia Unrest
Dhinkia Unrest: Villagers Level Serious Allegations Against Police, District Administrations

It is being alleged that the police personnel have demolished the betel vines of one Gautam Das, a leader of the anti-steel plant movement in the village without his consent.

Demolished Betel Vines In Dhinkia
Demolition Resumes At Dhinkia Betel Vines After 2 Days Of Lull

Jagatsinghpur district administration and the Police resumed eviction work at several betel vines in the area on Monday after a brief halt of two days that followed the brutal Police lathi charge on protesting villagers at Dhinkia last week.

Dhinkia Turns Into Fortress
Odisha's Dhinkia Turns Into Fortress After Friday’s Violent Clashes Between Police & Villagers

Tension is running high in the village following the arrest of some villagers who had confronted the police during the eviction of betel vine plantations

Tension Erupts In Dhinkia
Many Villagers Including Women Injured In Police Lathi Charge At Odisha’s Dhinkia, Tension Mounts

The villagers said the demolition drive was undertaken without consultations and non-fulfilment of their demands. They alleged that demolition was arbitrary and part of the administration’s ploy to expedite land acquisition for the project.

Odisha Covid Update
Odisha's Daily Covid-19 Cases Breach 8000-Mark After Over 7 Months, Active Cases Surge To 35,242

With this, the Covid-19 positive tally in the State has surged to 10,91,547 while a total of 10,47,783 people have recovered from the virus infection. The active cases have gone up to 35,242.

Omicron Update
28 New Omicron Cases Detected In Odisha, Mutant Infection Tally Breaches 100-Mark

With the fresh cases, the total number of Omicron infection has reached 103 in the State.

Protest Continues At Dhinkia Village In Paradip; Women, Children Join Hands With Men
Protest Continues At Dhinkia Village In Paradip; Women, Children Join Hands With Men

The villagers are anticipating forced entry from all three sides of the village. To prevent such a situation, they have stepped up vigil around the stop-gates 24x7.

Women, Children Oppose Entry Of Police Into Dhinkia Village In Paradip
Women, Children Oppose Entry Of Police Into Dhinkia Village In Paradip

The villagers had erected temporary barricades at the entry points to Dhinkia village and have put locks to prevent the entry of administration officials and police force.

Protest At Dhinkia
Tension At Odisha’s Dhinkia After Police Detain Locals Protesting Revenue Village

The face-off between the police and the villagers turned violent after the villagers allegedly hurled stones at the police protesting alleged police excess.

Cyclone Jawad
Cyclone Jawad: Odisha Minister Directs Collectors To Submit Crop Damage Assessment Report

Though cyclone Jawad which has weakened into a low pressure area ceased to cause any major damage but it triggered extremely heavy to heavy rainfall in several parts of the State, particularly in the coastal and northern parts, damaging standing crops and inundating several low-lying areas.

Cyclone Jawad
Cyclone Jawad: Dos And Don’ts To Stay Safe Before, During And After Landfall

Here are some of the crucial measures that the people living in cyclone affected areas need to keep in mind in view of the strong wind and heavy rainfall triggered by cyclone Jawad.

Cyclone Jawad
Cyclone Jawad: Depression To Intensify Into Cyclonic Storm Today

Red warning for heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy falls (more than 20 cm) has been issued for Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri, and Jagatsinghpur on December 4.

Cyclone Update: Low Pressure Becomes Well Marked; IMD Predicts Cyclonic Storm In 24 Hours
Cyclone Update: Low Pressure Becomes Well Marked; IMD Predicts Cyclonic Storm In 24 Hours

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said that after the formation of a Depression, the system will intensify into a ‘Cyclonic Storm’ over Central Bay of Bengal during the subsequent 24 hours.

Demarcation Of Revenue Village
Villagers, Police Scuffle During Demarcation Of Revenue Village In Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur

The local residents have been alleging that by bifurcating the village the State government has adopted the ‘divide and rule’ policy in order to allow industries in the region.

Cyclone Alert: Low-Pressure Over Central Andaman Sea To Turn Depression Tomorrow
Cyclone Alert: Low-Pressure Over Central Andaman Sea To Turn Depression Tomorrow

The low-pressure system formed over the Central Andaman Sea has been active and will intensify into Depression by tomorrow while moving in the West-Southwest direction, informed the Bhubaneswar Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Cyclonic Storm Over BoB; IMD Issues Oranges Warning For Heavy Rainfall In Odisha
Cyclonic Storm Over BoB: IMD Issues Orange Warning For Heavy Rainfall In Odisha

As per the IMD, a low pressure area lies over South Thailand and neighbourhood and it is likely to emerge into Andaman Sea in the next 12 hours.

Demolition Drive
Tension Erupts During Demolition Of Durga Mandap In Jagatsinghpur’s Rahama Bazaar

Later, Kujang Tehsildar and Sub-Collector of Jagatsingjpur rushed to the spot after getting information and tried to pacify the villagers and traders.

Cyclone Forecast: Odisha Puts District Collectors On Alert!
Cyclone Forecast: Odisha Puts District Collectors On Alert!

The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has advised the district Collectors to stay on alert mode with necessary manpower and machinery to tackle the exigency following the likely formation of cyclone.

Public Hearing Held For JSW Project In Odisha
Public Hearing Held For JSW Project In Odisha

The company has announced to spend Rs 196 crore for periphery development, Rs 57 crore for skill development of local people and Rs 52 crore for creating mangrove forest, health and drinking water projects.

Jagatsinghpur Lawyers Stage Cease Work Strike Protesting Police Excess On Colleague
Jagatsinghpur Lawyers Stage Cease Work Strike Protesting Police Excess On Colleague

On Sunday midnight, Jagatinghpur Police reportedly picked up Panda from his house and took him to the police station for interrogation where he was allegedly beaten up and manhandled by the cops. He was forwarded to the court and shifted to jail the next day.

Ex-Odisha Lawmaker Umesh Swain No More
Ex-Odisha Lawmaker Umesh Swain No More

Former legislator from Balikuda Assembly constituency, Umesh Swain passed away on Wednesday, his family said.

Bishweswar Tudu
Congress Launches Egg Attack On Union Minister Bishweswar Tudu

Members of the Student Congress and Youth Congress hurled eggs at the carcade of Union Minister of State (MoS) for Tribal Affairs and Jal Shakti, Bishweswar Tudu

Toddler’s Death In Jagatsinghpur
Toddler’s Death In Jagatsinghpur: Minor Boy, Mother Held On Murder Charges

The body of the toddler Soumya Bhoi had been found in a canal in the village on Wednesday after he went missing for two days

Missing boy found dead
2-Year-Old Missing Boy’s Body Recovered From Canal In Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur

After two days of search, the body of the toddler was found in a canal near his uncle’s house

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