Tag: Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation

Land scam in Bhubaneswar
Govt Land Belongs to Everyone But Govt!

By Sandeep Sahu Some time at the beginning of the 1990s, an acquaintance offered this author a piece of land near Bahai Bhavan, close to the already bustling CRPF Square, for Rs 10, 000. Even after making allowance for the fact that the ‘offer’ was made over two and a half decades ago, this was […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Mayor must resign to allow a fair probe

By Sandeep Sahu Nothing sells like sleaze. But when sleaze combines with crime and politics, it makes for an explosive concoction. And that is precisely what we have been witnessing for four days at a stretch now. The sex video allegedly featuring BJD leader and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena and its […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Bhubaneswar Witnesses Marginal Surge In Daily Covid-19 Infections, 661 Cases In 24 Hrs
Bhubaneswar Witnesses Marginal Surge In Daily Covid-19 Infections, 661 Cases In 24 Hrs

The cumulative positive case count in the Capital city rose to 81570 including 7222 active cases. While 73965 people recuperated from the disease, the virus has claimed 362 lives in the city so far.

  • Tuesday, 08 June 2021
Maha Shivaratri Celebrations At Lingaraj Temple With Strict Covid Protocols This Year
Lord Lingaraj’s Shital Sasthi Festival Gets BMC Nod

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday granted permission to the Lingaraj Temple Trust to conduct Shital Sasthi festival of Lord Lingaraj with limited number of servitors. 

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
BMC Holds Emergency Meeting Ahead Of Possible Cyclone

As Bhubaneswar is expected to experience heavy rain accompanied by strong wind under the influence of the cyclonic storm from May 25, more emphasis is likely to be given on cleaning the drainage systems in the city.

  • Saturday, 22 May 2021
Bhubaneswar Sees 1151 Fresh Covid-19 Infections In 24 Hours
Bhubaneswar Sees 1151 Fresh Covid-19 Infections In 24 Hours 

The active caseload in Bhubaneswar has now climbed up to 12,273. Out of the new cases, 184 persons are in quarantine while the rest 967 are local contact cases.

  • Tuesday, 18 May 2021
Elections 2019: BJP opposes Anant Narayan Jena's candidature

Bhubaneswar: The women’s wing of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today criticised BJD’s decision to field former Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) mayor Anant Narayan Jena from Bhubaneswar Central Assembly constituency. Addressing a presser today, senior leader and BJP’s Lok Sabha candidate from Bhubaneswar Aparajita Sarangi said that it is really shocking and condemnable that the ruling […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Ex-BJD corporators' press meet against Aparajita Sarangi turns into blooper

Bhubaneswar: Five former women corporators of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) had to face embarassment after they were unable to provide any data in connection with the allegations they brought against BJP candidate from Bhubaneswar parliamentary constituency and former IAS officer Aparajita Sarangi. The former corporators of the ruling BJD, in a presser on Sunday had […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Beneficiaries sans ration card to get relief materials from tomorrow: BMC Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: Cyclone Fani-hit people under Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) limits will be provided relief materials and other assistance as announced by Odisha government from tomorrow, informed BMC Commissioner Samarth Verma today. Verma further informed that assistance will be mostly provided to all beneficiaries who do not posess any ration card under the National Food Security […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Validation of cyclone hit Bhubaneswar city vendors begins

Bhubaneswar: A month-and-a-half after the cyclone Fani battered Odisha, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Wednesday started validating a list of the city’s street vendors affected by the calamity in order to provide each of them an assistance of Rs 10,000, officials said. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had announced last month that about 30,000 street vendors […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Odisha: Stern Action Against Covid-19 Norms Violators, Warns BMC
Odisha: Stern Action Against Covid-19 Norms Violators, Warns BMC

Bhubaneswar: With Covid-19 spreading its tentacles far and wide across the State, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday has cautioned that it will be forced to take stern measures if…

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Illegal houses on govt land razed at Haldipadia slum in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Around six houses that were illegally constructed on government land at Haldipadia slum were razed to ground in a special drive undertaken by the joint enforcement squad of Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday. All the unauthorized constructions were demolished amidst tight security arrangements by Commissionerate Police. The authorities […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
BMC Must Return Extra Holding Tax Paid By Citizens, Demands Congress
BMC Must Return Extra Holding Tax Paid By Citizens, Demands Congress

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Orissa High Court restrained BMC from collecting enhanced holding tax, the State unit of Congress on Monday demanded that the civic body should return the…

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Door-To-Door Health Screening
Odisha: BMC Launches Door-To-Door Health Screening And Surveillance

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to break the chain of Covid-19 local infections in the Capital city, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has initiated a special drive to collect data of…

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
With Spurt In Covid-19 Cases, BMC Ramps Up Rapid Response Teams
With Spurt In Covid-19 Cases, BMC Forms More Rapid Response Teams

Bhubaneswar: With a steady and rapid increase in the number of Covid-19 positive cases across the State especially in the Capital city, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has come up…

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021