The charge sheet was filed before the Special ED court in Kolkata. The court has taken cognisance of it and has summoned all the accused on the next date of hearing.
Chemist shops owners in Bhubaneswar have also admitted to the reports of black marketing of essentials for treatment of Covid-19 and demanded stern action against the hoarders.
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha health department on Friday constituted a three-member committee to prevent the hoarding and black marketing of medicines and other essential supplies used for treatment of Covid-19. Additional…
New Delhi: The Centre has asked the states and the union territories to invoke a stringent law to punish those indulging in hoarding and black marketing of essential commodities, saying such acts can’t be ruled out due to the loss of production and labour crisis in the wake of the nationwide lockdown. In a communication […]
Sambalpur: After 52 domestic LPG cylinders were seized by the Supplies Department during a raid at a private college in Sambalpur district, a case has been registered against the college administration and an investigation has been launched into probable black marketing. After 50 cylinders were seized from the college, raids were conducted at a godown […]
Bhubaneswar: A police complaint was filed against Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Sports secretary Vishal Dev today at the Capital Police Station alleging mass irregularities and black-marketing of Hockey World Cup tickets. As per the complaint, the tickets which cost Rs 100 were sold at the rate of Rs 1000 and ticket priced at […]
Bhubaneswar: Consumers are now feeling the pinch of rising potato prices which have seen a steep rise of Rs 5 per kg in the past couple of days. At present, 3kg potato is being sold at a price of around Rs 50 against Rs 30 to Rs 35 a few days back. The price of […]
Cuttack: A special squad of Commissionerate Police today arrested six persons for allegedly black-marketing tickets of India-Sri Lanka T20 match to be played at Barabati Stadium on December 20. As many as 39 tickets were seized from them, police said. Some touts were allegedly selling tickets at much higher prices to make quick bucks. Acting […]
Bhubaneswar: With onion prices touching Rs 45 per kg across Odisha, Food and Civil Supplies department has directed the Collectors to keep a watch on illegal hoarding and black marketing to ensure availability of the tuber to consumers. In a letter, the Supplies department has asked all collectors to initiate action against unscrupulous traders. “The […]
Bhubaneswar: In an attempt to keep a check on soaring prices of onion, the State government has procured 25 trucks of vegetable from Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra, which is most likely to reach Odisha market tomorrow. “After the onion-laden trucks reach the State, the price will come down to Rs 20-22. At least 15 onion-laden […]
Cuttack: The Orissa High Court today granted conditional anticipatory bail to Soumendra, the elder brother of Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan, in the vigilance case over alleged black marketing and adulteration of cooking gas by the agency in Talcher owned by him. The court has asked Soumendra to cooperate with the probe team during course of […]
Cuttack: The High Court has extended interim protection from arrest to Soumendra Pradhan, brother of Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan, in the vigilance case of cooking gas black marketing. The court will hold the next hearing after two weeks, Soumendra’s counsel Dharanidhar Nayak said. Apprehending arrest, brother of the Union minister had filed an anticipatory bail […]