Sangramjit Nayak, director of municipal administration, administered the oath of office to Das. Along with the new Mayor, all the 67 newly-elected Corporators were also sworn in today at the conference hall.
Will Make Bhubaneswar No 1 Clean City in India: BJP Mayoral Candidate Suniti Mund
Madhusmita Acharya, the daughter-in-law of late Kangali Charan Panda, senior Congress leader and Dharmashala MLA, has been made the Congress’ Mayor candidate for Bhubaneswar for the upcoming ULB polls.
Bhubaneswar: At a time when the State is already reeling under water scarcity, waste of water in most parts of the capital city is something that speaks much about the efficacy of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) in effective management of water. Such a scene can be evident at Raj Kumar Basti in Satya Nagar of […]
Bhubaneswar: The hearing on show-cause notices served in connection with the defamation suit filed by Bhubaneswar Municipality Corporation (BMC) Mayor, Anant Narayan Jena began today at the Bhubaneswar Civil Judge Senior Division Court. President of the students’ wing of Congress party, Itish Pradhan and owner of Niakhunta.com, Pradeep Pandi appeared before the court today. Itish, […]
Bhubaneswar: The woman said to be a social activist who accompanied Rishi’s girlfriend to the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) to lodge complaint has been dubbed as an agent of the Mayor, alleged both BJP and Congress and demanded that the woman should be brought under the purview of the probe. President of the students’ […]
Bhubaneswar: Demanding resignation of city Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena and a CBI probe into the death of engineering student Asutosh Mohanty alias Rishi and the sex scandal video, the Mahila Congress staged a demonstration in front of the BMC office here today. While the Congress Bhubaneswar District Committee has been sitting on a dharna in […]
Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police, which is investigating into the much-talked-about death of Asutosh Mohanty alias Rishi, an engineering student, today said that they might call BMC Mayor Anant Narayan Jena for interrogation. Sources in the Commissionerate Police said that on the basis of the allegations by the Student Congress, statement by three friends of Rishi […]
Bhubaneswar: The commissionerate police today interrogated four more friends of Asutosh Mohanty alias Rishi, an engineering student, in connection with his death in May this year. Since allegations have been made that the death of Rishi is closely linked to the sex video which was recently circulated in the social media, police are looking into […]
Bhubaneswar: Scuffles were ensued between the activists of Biju Chhatra Janata Dal (BCJD) and BJP at Ram Mandir square and again at Master Canteen here as two parties hit the streets to oppose each other today. Police commissioner YB Khurania and DCP Satyabrat Bhoi rushed to the spot and intervened into the matter. As per […]
Bhubaneswar: Stung by criticism from all quarters for their tardy and slipshod investigation into the much-talked about case relating to the death of Asutosh Mohanty alias Rishi, an engineering student, with the alleged involvement of BMC Mayor Anant Naryan Jena, the Commissionerate Police today said they are under no pressure in conducting investigation into the […]
Bhubaneswar: The Rajmahal square here today turned into a virtual battleground after the activists of Congress’ youth and Student wings clashed with police as they were prevented from proceeding towards the residence of BMC Mayor Anant Narayan Jena in demand of a CBI probe into the alleged links of city Mayor with the death of […]
Bhubaneswar: Alleging the complicity of BMC Mayor Anant Narayan Jena in the death of Ashutosh Mohanty alias Rishi, an engineering student, the BJP today gave a 12-hour dawn-to-dusk Bhubaneswar bandh call on Wednesday. Announcing the decision at a press briefing here, Bhubaneswar District BJP President Harekrushna Khuntia said no vehicles in the city will be […]
Bhubaneswar: In the wake of the alleged involvement of BMC Mayor Anant Jena in the mysterious death of Asutosh Mohanty alias Rishi, an engineering student of Centurion University, and a sex scandal, the BJP today decided to intensify its agitation. Briefing media persons here, BJP state general secretary Prithviraj Harichandan said while the issue of […]
Bhubaneswar: The ruling BJD upped its ante against the Chhattisgarh government over the Mahanadi issue and staged a rally at Master Canteen Square followed by a demonstration in the city here today. During the protest, the BJD activists burnt the effigy of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and warned that the party would continue its […]