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Families of rape, murder, kidnap victims in Odisha threaten poll boycott, demand CBI probe
Families of rape, murder, kidnap victims in Odisha threaten poll boycott, demand CBI probe 

In Odisha, families affected by crimes such as murder, rape, and kidnapping demanded a CBI probe, citing government negligence. At a press conference, they highlighted their plight and lack of progress in justice. They threatened to boycott upcoming polls if their demands were not met.

  • Monday, 20 May 2024
PM Modi arrives at Bhubaneswar on two-day visit
PM Modi arrives at Bhubaneswar on two-day visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Bhubaneswar on a two-day visit to Odisha, a day before the second phase elections in the state. He was warmly welcomed by senior BJP leaders and has multiple public engagements, including a roadshow in Puri and meetings in Angul and Cuttack.

  • Sunday, 19 May 2024
Odisha BJP shares picture of 'Bhubaneswar-Chennai BJDGo flight ticket for VK Pandian'
Odisha BJP shares picture of 'Bhubaneswar-Chennai BJDGo flight ticket for VK Pandian'

The BJP in Odisha posted a satirical image on X of a 'flight ticket' in 'BJDGo' place for leader VK Pandian, on June 4, coinciding with election results day. This post came days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made critical comments about the BJD government.

  • Saturday, 18 May 2024
BJP National President JP Nadda during roadshow in Bhubaneswar
Govt officials working for ruling party during election to be taken to task: BJP chief JP Nadda in Bhubaneswar

Reflecting on trends after the first phase of voting in Odisha, the senior saffron party leader said ‘BJD has missed the bus and now it is in the favour of the Bharatiya Janata Party’. 

  • Thursday, 16 May 2024
Income Tax sleuths 'seize Rs 5 crore cash' from SUV in Bhubaneswar
Income Tax sleuths 'seize Rs 5 crore cash' from SUV in Bhubaneswar

Officials from the Income Tax Department seized 'approximately Rs 5 crore in cash' from an SUV in Bhubaneswar. The vehicle belongs to contractor Nihar Ranjan Mandhata from Jajpur. The funds' legitimacy is under scrutiny, and the owner has seven days to prove its legality.

  • Tuesday, 14 May 2024
National Federation Senior Athletics Competition in Bhubaneswar
Olympic and World Champion Neeraj Chopra, Odia star Kishore Jena add spice to National Federation Senior Athletics Competition in Bhubaneswar

Apart from Chopra, Odia javelin star and Asian Games silver medalist Kishore Jena will also compete in the four-day long competition which will continue till May 15.

  • Sunday, 12 May 2024
Heavy rain lashes Twin City
Bhubaneswar receives record rainfall as rain lashes Twin City; Yellow Warning for 4 Odisha districts

Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar has issued warning for thunderstorm activities in several parts of Odisha till May 15.

  • Sunday, 12 May 2024
Decomposed body of woman found on river bank in Bhubaneswar
Decomposed body of woman found on river bank in Bhubaneswar

In Bhubaneswar, the decomposed body of a woman was discovered on the banks of the Basuaghai river. The police, suspecting murder, initiated an investigation and are seeking to identify her through inquiries at nearby brick kilns and villages.

  • Saturday, 11 May 2024
Big turning point in life of Odisha: PM Modi during Bhubaneswar roadshow 
Big turning point in life of Odisha: PM Modi during Bhubaneswar roadshow 

After our long struggle, the people of Odisha are now determined to make the lotus of BJP bloom, said PM Narendra Modi.

  • Friday, 10 May 2024
Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds mega roadshow in Bhubaneswar
Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds mega roadshow in Bhubaneswar

A huge crowd turned up and lined the 2.5-km-long stretch from the state BJP party office to Vani Vihar to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Friday, 10 May 2024
Social media misuse: Odisha Crime Branch gets 98 complaints; 336 posts removed
Social media misuse: Odisha Crime Branch gets 98 complaints; 336 posts removed

Odisha Crime Branch is addressing the misuse of social media and deepfakes, particularly during the election period. They received 98 complaints, leading to legal actions including arrests and notices. Furthermore, 336 problematic posts were removed.

  • Thursday, 09 May 2024
Bhubaneswar girl 'attacked for opposing youths doing drugs'
Bhubaneswar girl 'attacked for opposing youths doing drugs'

In Bhubaneswar, a girl and her family were attacked by drug addicts after she opposed their activities near her home. The attackers vandalized property and threatened the family, leading to a police complaint. The incident was captured on CCTV.

  • Thursday, 09 May 2024
I-T raid in Bhubaneswar
Over Rs 2 crore cash seized from flex print media house in Bhubaneswar during I-T raid

The raid has been going on for the last three days at the media house owned by one Ranjit Jain.

  • Thursday, 09 May 2024
Over 3 kg gold seized from passengers at Bhubaneswar airport
3.77 kg gold seized from 4 passengers at Bhubaneswar airport

The recovered gold has been seized and the four passengers have been arrested under the provisions of the Customs Act, 1962.

  • Wednesday, 08 May 2024
CCTV captures 'high-profile couple' stealing cash from shop in Bhubaneswar
CCTV captures 'high-profile couple' stealing cash from shop in Bhubaneswar

In Bhubaneswar, a man and a woman, described as a high-profile couple, were caught on CCTV stealing cash from a garment shop on Lewis Road. The duo distracted the sales staff to commit the theft and fled before being noticed.

  • Tuesday, 07 May 2024
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