Tag: Demand

BJP observes 24-hour bandh in Khamar

Angul: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is observing a 24-hour bandh in Pallahara block of Khamar in Angul on a 2-point charter of demands. Movement of vehicular traffic was adversely affected as party activists staged a road blockade on NH-149. BJP has called for the bandh to press for immediate appointment of doctors at Khamar hospital […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Skyrocketing tomato prices enough to kill taste buds

Bhubaneswar: Tomato prices continue to haunt consumers as the price of one kg of tomatoes touched Rs 80 in several retail markets of Odisha here on Thursday. Low supply and crop loss following heavy rains in major tomato-producing states is to be blamed for the price rise in    several parts of the country including Odisha. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Bolangir lawyers observe 24-hour bandh for establishment of HC bench in district

Bolangir: The Bolangir lawyers’ association and Central Action Committee (CAC) today observed 24-hour bandh in Bolangir demanding establishment of a permanent bench of the Orissa High Court in the district. Various political and social organisations of the district have extended support to the bandh. Normal life came to a grinding halt in the region due […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
BJD mahanadi, Polavaram
Op-Ed: Hype Over Mahanadi and Special Category Demand Seems Unreal

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: On the eve of the elections, chief minister Naveen Patnaik had declared that the demand for special category status to Odisha would be a major poll issue. His party, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), had also sought to highlight state’s dispute with neighbouring Chhattisgarh over the sharing of Mahanadi waters in […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Ravenshaw protest
Ravenshaw University Students Protest Demanding Reduction Of Self Financing Course Fees

Cuttack: Tension prevailed at Ravenshaw University on Friday after hundreds of students staged demonstration before the vice-chancellor’s office demanding reduction of self-financing course fees in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. According to sources, the students launched the protest carrying placards with different slogans to justify their demands. They also submitted a memorandum to the vice-chancellor […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021