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Kandhamal: Wife Of Phiringia BDO Found Dead Under Mysterious Circumstances

Phulbani: Mystery shrouds the death of the wife of Rashmiranjan Mahanta, BDO of Phiringia in Kandhamal district, whose body was recovered under strange circumstances Wednesday night. The body has been kept at the Phulbani hospital for an autopsy. It was surprising to see that despite informing the family members about her death and asking them […]

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Lady BDO’s Viral Video: Probe Ordered, Behaviour Inappropriate, Says Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: A day after the video of Baliapal Block Development Officer (BDO) verbally abusing the migrant workers went viral on social media, the state Panchayati Raj Department on Thursday said that an enquiry has been initiated through Balasore Collector and necessary action would be taken based on his report. Speaking to media, the department Minister […]

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BDO, Sarpanches Suspended On Corruption Charges In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Monday placed a Block Development Officer (BDO) and two sarpanches under suspension on the charges of corruption, official sources said. The suspended BDO, an Odisha Administrative Service officer (OAS), was identified as Rabindra Kumar Satpathy, posted at Harbhanga block in Boudha district. He was allegedly involved in financial irregularities in implementing […]

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BDO treks for hours through inaccessible terrain to get firsthand account of people

Malkangiri: Setting an example for government officials who many a times choose personal benefit over public welfare, the Block Development Officer (BDO) of Chitrakonda walked for three hours to cross rugged terrain and enter the inaccessible and hilly Dhuliput panchayat to get firsthand account of the problems inflicting the local residents. As per reports, Dhuliput […]

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BDO detained during PEETHA programme in Balasore

Balasore: The block development officer (BDO) of Bhogarai was detained by some self help group (SHG) members in Nachinda panchayat of Balasore district during the PEETHA programme today. The SHG members detained the BDO Diptiranjan Sethi alleging that some old and defunct SHGs are still getting funding. After getting information about the incident, police reached […]

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Complaint lodged against G.Udayagiri block chairman for ‘misbehaving’ with BDO

Bhubaneswar: A police complaint was lodged against BJD’s G. Udayagiri block chairman Diptirekha Pradhan on Tuesday for allegedly misbehaving with the Block Development Officer (BDO) Mitanjali Das. As per the complaint, Pradhan issued death threats to the BDO and threw office furniture outside the block office. Besides, the BDO alleged that Pradhan used abusive languages […]

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Brahmagiri block office turns a war zone for BJD & BJP elected representatives

Puri: The Brahmagiri block office turned into a battlefield on Wednesday after a violent clash erupted between BJP and BJD- supported Sarpanches and Samiti members on the premises. As per sources, two persons – one Samiti Sabhya and the other, husband of another Samiti Sabhya, sustained critical injuries in the incident. Though massive police forces […]

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Keonjhar OAS officers launch protest over thrashing of BDO

Keonjhar: The members of Odisha Administrative Service (OAS) officers’ association in Keonjhar district today wore black badges to work protesting thrashing of Harichandanpur BDO a couple of days back. Demanding arrest of persons who thrashed BDO Bijay Sethi and seeking security for OAS officers, the members of the association launched their strike today. The protestors […]

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Students walk 20kms to vent grievances before Collector

Baripada: As many as 12 students of Brahmanagaon residential school in Bangiriposi of Mayurbhanj district jumped the hostel walls and walked around 20 kms to meet the district collector and vent their grievance about non-availability of teachers in the school. According to reports, the students have been facing a lot of inconvenience due to absence […]

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BDO smeared with cow dung

Kakatpur: An unidentified youth allegedly smeared Kakatpur BDO Santosh Sahoo with cow dung at his office in Puri district on Tuesday. The incident took place when the officer was holding discussions on issues pertaining to Indira Awas Yojana with some women of local Jaleswarpada and Kadiua gram panchayats on his office premises. The youth is […]

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Sarpanch in Odisha beats gong to register protest

Berhampur: In a unique protest, the Sarpanch of Goutami panchayat under Aska block in Ganjam district beat a gong during a meeting alleging apathetic attitude of the Block Development Officer (BDO) towards his panchayat. During a panchayat samiti meeting, Sarpanch Sushant Swain suddenly stood up and started beating gong protesting corruption and partiality in fund […]

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Khandapada BDO verbally assaulted over phone

Nayagarh: Allegations of verbal abuse to a bureaucrat came to forefront at Khandapada block in Nayagarh on Sunday with the local Block Development Officer (BDO) accusing an unknown caller of assaulting her over phone. As per sources, BDO, Sipra Sethi said that some unknown person had been calling abusive words and threatening her by phone. Anxious […]

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Dear SEC, Countermand Polls in Penthapala

By Sandeep Sahu It looks straight out of The Arabian Nights. Since l’affaire Penthapala burst on to the scene in panchayat poll-bound Odisha 10 days ago, each day has brought a fresh story, each more startling than the previous one. It has got to a stage where news on what is happening on the election […]

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Fresh twist to Penthapala panchayat samiti nomination withdrawal row

Kendrapara: In a fresh twist to the Penthapala panchayat samiti member nomination withdrawal issue, samity member candidate Gayatri Sethy took a U-turn today writing to the district administration that she had given media statement of not withdrawing nominations under pressure from Congress party. “Expressing reluctance to fight election, I had withdrawn nomination at the office […]

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Nomination withdrawal row: Kendrapara MLA’s wife to resign after polls

Kendrapara:  Local MLA Kishore Tarai who landed in trouble over allegations of conspiring to deliberately withdraw nominations of two women contesting against his wife for the sarpanch post of Penthapal Pancayat Samiti, said that his wife, who was uncontested on account of dubious nomination withdrawals, will resign after declaration of poll results. Citing moral grounds, […]

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Panchayat polls: Cong lodges FIR against Kendrapara MLA, Pattamundai BDO

Kendrapara: The Congress today lodged an FIR against the Kendrapara MLA and the Pattamundai BDO alleging that they hatched a “conspiracy” to deprive two Dalit women from contesting the upcoming panchayat polls in the State. “Democracy is being butchered in Kendrapara. The election officers in charge of conducting free-and-fair polls have formed an unholy alliance […]

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Case against Congress MLA for making death threats to BDO

Sundergarh: In another instance of assault on bureaucrat by politicians, a case was registered against Congress MLA from Sundergarh Jogesh Singh for allegedly making death threats to the Block Development Officer (BDO) of Tangarapali. The victim identified as Soumendra Kumar Das has lodged a complaint with Lefripara Police. As per the allegations, the MLA over […]

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Champua panchayat samiti members resign en masse

Champua: The members of the Champua panchayat samiti in Keonjhar have resigned en masse protesting the callousness and whimsical working style of the Block Development Officer (BDO). While Champua Block Chairman Motilal Singh Laguri submitted his resignation to the district collector, the other 21 samiti members of the block submitted their resignation to the BDO. […]

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Deogarh BDO held for graft

Deogarh: Boden police today arrested Dharanidhar Nayak, Block Development Officer (BDO) of Tileibani block in Odisha’s Deogarh district, on the charge of misappropriation of Rs 47 lakh under Madhu Babu Pension Yojana.