Tag: Agitation

Villagers up in arms against liquor unit in Nuapada

Nuapada: Residents of four panchayats under Sadar block in Nuapada district today staged agitation at Patora square in the district demanding closure of a country liquor manufacturing unit. The protesters blocked Dharambandha-Nuapada road for hours causing serious inconvenience for the commuters. Around hundred men and women from Dharamabandha, Bharuamunda, Chulabhati and Khutbanbhera gram panchayats joined […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
High drama during Kunduli gang rape survivor’s discharge from SCB medical

Cuttack: Tension prevailed on the premises of SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack today during the discharge of Kunduli gang rape survivor from the hospital. As per sources, mother of the survivor was allowed to accompany her daughter in the vehicle meant to shift her but family members insisted girl’s aunt should also accompany […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Cooperation Secy asks agitating LAMPS staff to join duty immediately

Bhubaneswar: The State Cooperation Secretary on Monday directed the Registrar to take action against the agitating staff of large area multi-purpose cooperative societies (LAMPS) and Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies (PACS) if they do not join work immediately. As the Rabi crop loans distribution process has begun, the Secretary asked the LAMPS and PACS’ staff to […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Activists stage dharna for High Court bench in Western Odisha

Cuttack: Various social organisations and political parties under the banner of ‘Paschim Odisha Nagarika Kriyanushtan Committee’ staged dharna near the Orissa High Court on Friday demanding setting of a bench in the western part of the State. During the agitation, a delegation  led by social worker and convener of the committee Bhagabat Prasad Nanda met […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha Anganwadi workers put stir on hold after govt assurance

Bhubaneswar: The agitating Anganwadi workers, sitting on an indefinite dharna at Lower PMG in Bhubaneswar since September 14 pressing for fulfilment of their various demands, put their stir on hold today after receiving assurance from the State government, informed All Odisha Anganwadi Ladies Workers Association. “We will work for the society as earlier. The government […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Rift Strategy for Anganwadi workers! One group meets CM, calls off stir

Bhubaneswar: The agitation of Anganwadi workers took a new twist today with one group of the women activists declaring to have called off their stir while another group continuing to sit on dharna at the Lower PMG here. It is alleged that while one group linked with the ruling BJD’s trade union Biju Shramik Samukhya […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Sikshya Sahayaks put stir on hold after govt assurance

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Sikshya Sahayak Association (OSSA) put their scheduled September 9 agitation on hold after an assurance from School and Mass Education Minister Badri Narayan Patra in the State Secretariat on Wednesday. The minister has assured that the government will take final decision on various demands of the association within two months, said a […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
SOA students’ stir: Officials set deadline to accept offer

Bhubaneswar: Even as the agitation of students of Institute of Technical Education and Research (ITER) under Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) University over a fake campus recruitment row entered second day, the varsity authorities today came up with a deadline asking the agitating students to clarify their stand on the varsity offers by May 31. The […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Bargarh Sugar Mill employee dies
Employee’s death ignites agitation at Bargarh Co-Op Sugar Mills

Bargarh: Tension over the death of an employee of Bargarh Cooperative Sugar Mills Ltd on its campus Sunday night during work continued for long. The other employees sat on dharna demanding compensation to the family of the deceased and security to the employees working in the organisation. The deceased was identified as Ramlal Gupta, a […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Join work or face action: Govt to agitating VIMSAR doctors

Sambalpur: The Odisha government on Wednesday sent a clear message to the agitating medicos at Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla that it will take action against the doctors who fail to join their new place of work. Informing this to media, additional secretary of Health Department Surjit Das said […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Girls deprived of exams take to street, Govt orders probe

Bolangir: As many as 55 students of Asbag Women’s college at Kutrapali today took to the street after they were deprived of appearing in +2 examinations, which is currently going on, due to non-issuance of admit cards. The guardians also accompanied them in the agitation. The road blockade halted the vehicular communication between Kutrapali and […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Farmer suicide: BJP to hit streets today demanding Agri minister's resignation

Bhubaneswar: The BJP Krushak Morcha is going to organise a State-wide agitation today demanding resignation of Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy for “misleading” the Assembly with his statement on the suicide of a farmer in Bargarh district. State BJP president Basant Kumar Panda had informed that the party will demonstrate at all the District headquarters in […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Odisha reminds Chhattisgarh about info on Mahanadi projects

Bhubaneswar: Taking note of the fact that the Chhattisgarh government is yet to give detailed information about the completed and upcoming projects built in the upper catchments of Mahanadi, the Odisha government has sent a reminder to the former. Talking to media persons at the State Secretariat here today, chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Kandhamal deaths: Police body warns against hasty action on SOG jawans

Cuttack: Odisha Police Officers’ Association today threatened to launch an agitation if action is taken against Special Operations Group (SOG) personnel involved in the Kandhamal incident on Friday that left six tribals, including a 15-month old baby, dead, before the probe is over. At a press conference here today, the association said the SOG should […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
VIMSAR medicos defer stir till April 30

Burla (Sambalpur): Junior doctors of the Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) deferred the cease work agitation scheduled to begin from today till April 30 following a discussion with the medical college and hospital authorities. The junior doctors association (JDA) had a meeting with the VIMSAR director and superintendent during which […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021