Tag: Corruption In Odisha

BJP alleges massive corruption in more departments of Odisha govt
BJP alleges massive corruption in more departments of Odisha govt

The State government is also yet to submit Utilisation Certificates (UC) of Rs 36,000 crore of at least 10 departments to the Centre but continues to accuse the Central government of neglecting the State

  • Thursday, 04 August 2022
Odisha Vigilance Raid
Small babus with deep pockets: The growing menace of corruption in Odisha

When the corrupt subordinate is caught, the superior hardly ever gets the blame whereas he too needs to be hauled up for dereliction of duty. If that was done, there would be better performance, less corruption and better utilization of government resources.

  • Monday, 02 May 2022
Lowest Ever PCA cases IN Odisha History
Corrupt Babus Give Two Hoots To Odisha Vigilance, Conviction Chances 50-50

Including pending cases from previous years, the total cases under investigation under PCA stood at 1738. The State Vigilance could file charge sheets in only 153 cases. The charge sheeting rate is just around 9 per cent (8.8%)

  • Friday, 17 September 2021
damodar rout
I raised voice against corruption not CM Naveen: Dama Rout

Bhubaneswar: After creating a flutter with his back-to-back allegations of scams and irregularities in the BJD-led government, senior BJD leader Damodar Rout on Wednesday went soft on the Odisha government to the extent of saying, ‘Naveen Babu is a good human being and he has no fault in these irregularities.’ In what seemed an attempt […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Modi slams Odisha govt over non-utilisation of DMF funds

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday lashed out at the Odisha government alleging non-utilisation of District Mineral Foundation (DMF) funds towards the development of the areas and people affected by mining related operations. Addressing a huge gathering at Bolangir, Modi said that Odisha has over Rs 4000 crore in its DMF funds but it […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Naveen has veered Odisha off the development path: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today lashed out at the Odisha government accusing it of corruption and said that the State has been entirely knocked off the development path in the last 18 years. Addressing a public gathering during BJP’s ‘Jabab Maguchhi Odisha’ programme here on Wednesday, Pradhan alleged that Naveen […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Modi-Naveen 'hoodwinking' people of Odisha: OPCC Chief

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) chief Niranjan Patnaik today launched a scathing attack on Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleging their indifference to the issues concerning the people of Odisha. He accused Naveen-Modi of trying to fool the people by promising false assurances. The OPCC chief said that Modi’s […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Dharmendra Pradhan-LPG Bottling- Bolangir
New guidelines for govt work tenders: Dharmendra Pradhan slams Odisha govt

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today lashed out at the Odisha government for its new guidelines on work orders for government projects and accused it of looting public money. The Petroleum minister said that the BJP will hold a 10-day long demonstration protesting the new guideline of the State government and will not let embezzlement […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Corruption deep rooted in Odisha Works Department: Congress

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Congress today lashed out at the State government alleging that the Works Department is deep rooted in corruption and the illegal percentage commission (PC) practice in government works is rampant. Addressing a presser here at the party office, Congress media cell chief, Satya Nayak alleged that the appointment of the secretary of the […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Dama Rout blames BJD leader Arun Sahoo for ruckus during anti-corruption samavesh

Bhubaneswar: Senior leader Damodar Rout on Monday blamed BJD leader Arun Sahoo for ruckus during former’s public rally -Baripada Samavesh and said that he would have to visit Sahoo’s constituency, Nayagarh, to take him to task. Rout alleged that the BJD MLA hired a person to create ruckus during his public meeting out of fear. […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
MGNREGA 'Scam': Odisha Forest Official Accused Of Fund Embezzlement
MGNREGA 'Scam': Odisha Forest Official Accused Of Fund Embezzlement

Transparency in the job scheme seems to have become a herculean task for the governments to ensure as such instances of embezzlement of funds are being reported on a regular basis.

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
BJP to gherao all block offices in Odisha from today

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is all set to gherao all the 314 block offices across Odisha today to protest misappropriation of government machinery and prevalence of rampant percentage commissioning (PC) system in the 19-year of BJD rule. With an aim to corner the BJD government, the BJP will continue its protest till October […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
BJD MLA Pradeep Maharathy Exposes Odisha Govt Once Again!

Bhubaneswar: After lashing out at the Odisha government for its alleged failure in providing adequate relief to the cyclone Fani victims, the ruling-BJD MLA Pradeep Maharathy has once again courted controversy by alleging irregularities in the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY). “Even after laying foundation stone for the construction of roads, no work is […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
PC Practice: Do Collectors Give Importance To CM Naveen's 5T?

Jajpur: In June 2017, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had asked the district collectors to put a check on collection of PC or percentage commission from contractors for undertaking government work orders at block-level in the State. Unfortunately, the evil practice of PC continues to hunt the State. Currently, a video is viral on social media […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
85% PMAY Beneficiaries In Odisha Are Bogus: BJP

Bhubaneswar: BJP in a press conference today levelled serious charges of corruption in implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) in Odisha. BJP spokesperson Golak Mohapatra and partly leader Sarada Pradhan alleged that there are widespread irregularities in identification of beneficiaries in the Central Government’s flagship PMAY. As per their allegations no less than […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021