Tag: Corruption

BJP sounds war cry against ruling-BJD

Bhubaneswar: Launching a scathing attack on the ruling-BJD, the BJP today said it has chalked out plans to reach out the people of the State and highlight corruption by the government. The saffron party passed as many as 15 political resolutions including 10 on corruption issues at its State Executive meeting today which includes a […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
CM Naveen has made corruption a policy of Govt: Dama Rout

Bhubaneswar: Expelled from the BJD a few days back, senior leader Damodar Rout does not seem to relent from making scathing attacks on almost all BJD leaders including the party president and CM Naveen Patnaik. Continuing the tirade, Rout today once again lambasted CM Patnaik alleging that he has made corruption a policy of the […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
BJP workers gherao block offices across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Alleging rampant corruption, BJP workers today gheraoed several block offices across the State including the one in Bhubaneswar. According to sources, the national party has alleged that due to BJD workers, no work is getting done without paying ‘percentage commission’ (PC).  It also alleged that various schemes rolled out by the Centre are not […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Will continue crusade against corruption, says Damodar Rout

Bhubaneswar: Former minister and senior BJD leader Damodar Rout, who recently created ripples in political circle by disclosing the Cooperative bank loans scam, today said that he will continue his war against corruption. “It doesn’t matter which party is involved in corruption. I will raise my voice against anything that goes against the interest of […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Monsoon session of Odisha Assembly to begin tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The monsoon session of the Odisha Assembly will begin from tomorrow. Opposition parties today said they would raise issues such as unemployment, corruption and farmers’ problems during the session. The ruling BJD also said it would highlight Mahanadi and Polavaram issues in the session which has become significant as speculation is rife that the […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Peon caught while accepting bribe, engineer gives Vigilance a slip

Koraput: Vigilance sleuths on Friday arrested Satyabhanu Mallick, a peon of Rural Water Supply and Sanitation department, while he was accepting a bribe from a local contractor. As per reports, Laxman Kumar Behera, executive engineer of the department, had demanded Rs 50,000 bribe from the contractor to pass a bill related to the construction of […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Agitators blow whistle in front of Berhampur MLA’s residence protesting corruption

Berhampur: In a unique protest against corruption and irregularities in housing projects, members of Lok Shakti Abhiyan today staged demonstration by blowing whistles in front of Berhampur MLA Ramesh Chandra Chyau Patnaik’s residence. The protesters, which included residents from slums, demanded immediate resignation of the MLA. Madhusudan Sethi of Lok Shakti Abhiyan said “We are […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
18 years on, challenges still remain for BJD government

Bhubaneswar: BJD government today completed four years of its fourth term, and party president & Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik highlighted the achievements of the Odisha government and his party during its 18-year rule. While Naveen credited his government’s success to the 3Ts (Transparency, Teamwork, Technology) ‘mantra’ and urged party workers and officials to work with […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Villagers allege corruption in road construction in Gajapati

Paralakhemundi: Villagers of Kanchimala under Bastiguda Gram Panchayat in Gajpati district have alleged large-scale corruption in road construction works in their locality. A road connecting the Aradi Road and Kanchimala village was constructed under the supervision of block engineer K Nageswar in 2016-17 financial year. While Rs 3.45 lakh was sanctioned under the Mahatma Gandhi […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Naveen Patnaik-led BJD govt immersed in corruption

Bhubaneswar: Launching a scathing attack on the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD Government, BJP on Sunday alleged that the State Government is embroiled in large-scale corruption. Speaking to Media, senior BJP leader Pratap Sarangi said, “The Naveen government immersed in corruption is ruling in Odisha for the last 20 years. But it is surprising that the people […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Two officials of water irrigation department in Vigilance net

Bargarh: Vigilance sleuths today conducted raids at the office and residences of Assistant Engineer of Bhawanipatna Lift Irrigation Division, Rasananda Majhi and Assistant Engineer of Rengali Canal Sub-Division Ghanashyam Seth on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to their known sources of income. Acting on allegations against the two officials, the Vigilance team led by DSP […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Legal Metrology official under Vigilance scanner

Rourkela: Vigilance sleuths today conducted simultaneous raids on the office and houses of Assistant Controller of Legal Metrology, Rourkela Bidyadhar Biswal on charges of amassing property disproportionate to his known sources of income. Acting on a complaint, a team of 25 officials of the anti-corruption wing including three DSPs conducted the raids at 5 places, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Massive corruption in input subsidy disbursal surfaces in Bolangir

Bolangir/Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government, on November 9, fixed modalities for distribution of agriculture input subsidy to ‘actual’ cultivators, including sharecroppers, who suffered crop loss due to pest attack. However, it seems that the farmers have been deprived of the benefits and become victim of a massive corruption which involves some government officials. According to sources, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Video of BEO demanding bribe goes viral

Nayagarh: A video showing Block Education Officer (BEO) of Khandapada block demanding bribe from a group of Gana Sikshaks has gone viral in Nayagarh district. Basing on the video evidence, teachers in the district have demanded action against him. In the video, the BEO identified as Suresh Kumar Dash is seen demanding bribe money from […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
SC asks suspended BJD MP to seek bail from HC

Bhubaneswar: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday directed suspended BJD MP Ramchandra Hansda to approach the Orissa High Court (HC) for bail in connection with his links with scam-tainted chit fund company Nabadiganta Capital Services. Moreover, the apex court has asked the HC to conduct a hearing on the bail plea within four weeks, sources […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021