Be magnanimous in victory, gracious in defeat, they say. But the ruling BJD appears to have turned this old adage on its head, if its conduct over the last few years in general - and the period since the last panchayat and urban elections in particular - is anything to go by.
Hundreds of affected businessmen along with delegations of BJP and Congress parties today lodged complaints, alleging their articles worth lakhs of rupees were damaged and stolen during the eviction drive within a short notice.
The direction will benefit 2,000 residents living in Baramunda, Paikanagar, Kanan Vihar and Jayadev Vihar localities.
The Housing and Urban Development (H&UD) Department has planned to initiate the enfranchisement process to convert the leasehold lands under CDA, BDA, GA and Housing Boards, into freehold.
The alumni and parents’ associations of Unit 6 Government Boys High School in the heart of the city recently wrote to local MLA, MP and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik seeking immediate suspension of boundary wall construction by the BDA on about 1.5 acres of land of the school citing it is lying unutilised.
Bhubaneswar: In a welcome move, the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has initiated process to bring all its employees including those already retired, under the ambit of its pension scheme. A notification in this regard was issued on Wednesday asking all its employees including the retired staff to submit the name of their spouse with date […]
Bhubaneswar: With the two-member inspection team of ASI having returned to New Delhi where they will submit the fact-finding report on violation of the AMASR Act, highly placed sources privy to the report have disclosed that the report contains some damning revelations. “Prima facie the Ekamara Khestra Development Project implementing authorities have violated the Ancient […]
Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has relaxed norms for construction of house on small plot under its jurisdiction in the Capital City as the authority has notified standard building plans for low risk building category on Friday. Now, the process has become almost effortless, requires fewer documents and completely hassle-free for land-owners planning to […]
Bhubaneswar: Several Odisha government offices have been closed after detection of COVID-19 cases among employees. The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) was shut today for 48 hours after two of its staff tested positive for the virus. Similarly, restrictions were clamped on visit by public to Jajpur Sadar Tehsil office after the concerned Tehsildar tested COVID […]
Bhubaneswar: After remaining shut for almost two months due to Covid-19 lockdown, major parks in Bhubaneswar were thrown open to public from today following easing of some restrictions by the State government. As per reports, four parks including Buddha Jayanti Park, Madhusudan Das Park, IG Park and Forest Park in the capital city have been […]
Bhubaneswar: With the motto, ‘Let’s appreciate our parks’, Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) on Sunday organised Park Utsav in the Smart city. The Park Utsav, organised on the lines of Patha Utsav (street fest), will be organised at seven locations for seven consecutive Sundays, informed senior officials of BDA. “Bhubaneswar is fortunate enough to have 100 […]
Bhubaneswar: A first of its kind initiative, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has come up with yet another unique ‘Go Green’ campaign urging the denizens to stop the practice of exchanging gifts that create non-biodegradable waste burden and adopt exchange of eco-friendly gift items in the Temple City from this New Year onwards. The outlook […]
Bhubaneswar: The Vigilance Department today conducted raids at the residence of an official of Bhubaneswar Development Authority(BDA) and four other places in Bhubaneswar and Jagatsinghpur on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. As per reports, the raids were conducted at residence and office of Section Officer Bibhuti Bhushan Ray in […]
Bhubaneswar: The city administration in the capital city of Odisha on Wednesday asked all employees to come to office on cycle or by walking once in a week to promote a better city environment, healthy lifestyle and sustainable urban habitat. The city administration comprising Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL), Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) and Bhubaneswar […]
Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) jointly began a demolition drive at decades-old Lingaraj Market complex in the Old Town here on Friday. Four JCB machines were engaged by the authorities for the demolition drive which began as per a prior notice. One platoon of police force has been deployed […]