Tag: Debasish Samantray

Odisha: Cracks Appear In BJD Over Cuttack Bus Terminal

Cuttack: The war within the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) over the construction of the mega bus terminus in Cuttack seems to have intensified. BJD general secretary and former MLA from Barabati constituency Debasish Samantaray on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on fellow senior party leader and sitting Cuttack MP Bhartruhari Mahtab for the latter’s public […]

BJD’s Cuttack MLA raises concern over corporator’s criminal links

Cuttack: A day after a BJD corporator of Cuttack Municipal Corporation, Ranjita Biswal, was arrested over her alleged links with notorious gangster brothers-Sushil and Sushant Dhala Samant (D-brothers); party’s Barabati-Cuttack MLA Debasish Samantray said that elected representatives having criminal links is inappropriate in a democratic set-up. Ranjita was arrested on Wednesday for being part of […]

Former MLA Nityananda Samantray passes away

Cuttack: Former MLA and father of Cuttack- Barabati legislator Debasish Samantray, Nityananda Samantray passed away today at his Rajabagicha residence in Cuttack. The veteran leader was 86. Soon after his death, supporters and leaders cutting across party lines gathered at his residence to pay their last respects. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed his condolence on […]

MLA Debasish demands probe on Subhankar's presence at VIP gallery in Barabati

Cuttack: A day after a video circulated in media showing chit-fund scam accused Subhankar Nayak watching the India vs Sri Lanka T20 match at the VIP gallery at Barabati Stadium, BJD legislator from Cuttack-Barabati Debasish Samantray today demanded a thorough probe to find out how an accused got a VIP pass. Talking to mediapersons, Samantray […]

OUAT Student death
OUAT student death: Eye witness claims arrested man not driver

Bhubaneswar: In a startling revelation, an eye witness of the car accident in which an OUAT student was killed, claimed today that the person arrested by the police is not the one who was driving the vehicle when the accident occurred. Moreover, the eye witness also revealed that there were two persons inside the vehicle […]

OUAT student death
OUAT student death: Sold out vehicle still in name of Sidharth Construction

Bhubaneswar: Following the death of a girl student of Odisha University of Agriculture Technology (OUAT) on Saturday night, the Commissionerate police on Monday night told the media that the ownership of the vehicle, which ran over the student, is still in the name of Sidharth Construction though it was sold out in 2009. “Though the […]

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Police notice to BJD MLA’s kin over OUAT student death

Bhubaneswar: Hours after the students of OUAT staged road blockade at Siripur square here demanding action in connection with a road accident which led to the death of a student, Police carried out raid at Siddharth Construction which owns the mishap causing vehicle and examined the papers of the car. A notice was also served […]