Tag: Demonstration

Mystery over Jharkhand woman's death: Kin gherao police station in Bhubaneswar 
Mystery over Jharkhand woman's death: Kin gherao police station in Bhubaneswar 

The bereaved family members along with hundreds of villagers and members of Utkal Janai Sangha took out a rally today morning and marched towards the police station. After arriving at the police station, they staged a demonstration demanding action against the in-laws of the deceased.  

  • Thursday, 27 October 2022
Tension in Angul as farmer ends life after 'humiliation' by forest officials
Tension in Angul as farmer ends life after 'humiliation' by forest officials

An elephant was found dead near the deceased farmer's farmland days ago. In this connection, the forest department officials had taken him to their office.

  • Wednesday, 19 October 2022
Police high-handedness: OPCC stages ‘dharna’ at Raj Bhawan
Police high-handedness: OPCC stages ‘dharna’ at Raj Bhawan

A rally under the leadership of OPCC president Sarat Pattanayak was taken out from the ADM’s office in Bhubaneswar and it culminated at the Raj Bhawan.

  • Thursday, 16 June 2022
Irate Keonjhar villagers stage demonstration, demand immediate power restoration 
Irate Keonjhar villagers stage demonstration, demand immediate power restoration 

The villagers alleged in this scorching summer, they have been without electricity for a month now.

  • Monday, 13 June 2022
BJD leader attacked during petrol price hike demonstration

Bhubaneswar: Tension ran high at Lingipur under Dhauli police limits here after supporters of BJD member Rabi Patra staged road blockade protesting attack on their leader. The incident took place during a demonstration by BJD members in the area as part of the party’s state-wide strike today. Patra alleged that during the protest, members of […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Panchayat Samiti Members’ Association to hold indefinite strike from Sept 4

Bhubaneswar: Protesting non-fulfilment of their demands, the State Panchayat Samiti Members’ Association is all set to hit the streets from September 4. The association announced the decision to start the indefinite strike during a press meet today in Bhubaneswar. According to sources, the Samiti members of the State have been demanding provision of special quarters […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Farmers protest in front of police stations across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Protesting the government’s attempt to prevent them from holding a mega convention at Lower PMG in Bhubaneswar on November 5, farmers on Thursday staged demonstration in front of police stations across the State. Protesting the action of the government, farmers today took out rallies raising slogans against the government and staged protests in front […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
52 arrested for vandalism at Suraj Sponge Iron plant in Rajgangpur

  Sundergarh: The ongoing agitation of ‘Pathargadi Rudhibadi Manch’  took a violent turn on Monday after its members allegedly ransacked property inside Suraj Sponge Iron company premises in Rajgangpur. Alleging that the company illegally acquired land of their people, the protestors had staged a demonstration in front of the plant today. Later, the agitators ransacked […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Students stage demonstration over fee hike at Ravenshaw University

Cuttack: Tension prevailed at Ravenshaw University after hundreds of students gheraoed the vice-chancellor’s office over exorbitant fee hike and other issues on Tuesday. According to sources, the protest was launched by the students under the aegis of Ravenshaw Chhatra Kriyanusthan Committee against several ‘arbitrary’ decisions taken by the authorities of the varsity. The students are […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Wedding gift blast: CB officials reconstruct crime scene with accused Punjilal

  Bolangir: In a major development in the Patnagarh wedding gift blast case, the Crime Branch (CB) officials reconstructed the crime scene along with Punjilal Meher accused in Raipur. Punjilal was taken to Raipur where he showed a live demonstration of the crime plot right from his arrival in train and subsequently how he booked […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Rama Devi students stage demonstration, block main road

Bhubaneswar: Traffic movement on the main road connecting Vani Vihar and Master Canteen was disrupted today after students of the Rama Devi (RD) Women’s University blocked road demanding retention of autonomous status for the varsity’s Plus-II and Plus-III colleges. Holding placards and shouting slogans, the students blocked the road by burning tyres. The students argued […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Police-villagers face-off during protest against Kanas tehsildar

Puri: Tension prevailed during a protest by Kanas Nagarika Manch demanding immediate transfer of the tehsildar. According to reports, a scuffle ensued between the agitators and police after the former tried to storm into the tehsildar’s office by breaking security barricades that were put up by cops keeping in view the demonstration today. The Kanas […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Brahmins intensify protest demanding Dama’s ouster from BJD

Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed at Sishu Bhawan square here as Brahmana Mahasangha intensified its protest against sacked Minister Damodar Rout demanding his ouster from Biju Janata Dal (BJD) for his derogatory remarks against Brahmin community. The Brahmins who also demanded unconditional apology from the former minister are scheduled to take the rally to his residence. In […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Taxing Dissent! BMC to tax agitators for protesting

Bhubaneswar: In what could be seen, more than anything else, as a step to curb the voices of people, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has announced that people staging demonstration in Bhubaneswar will have to pay taxes henceforth. In a press meet held today, BMC Mayor Anant Narayan Jena informed that protestors sitting on ‘dharna’ […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Villagers protest unscheduled power cuts in Balasore

Balasore:  Protesting unscheduled power cuts, locals along with some traders staged a demonstration in front of NESCO office at Gopalpur under Bahanaga block in Balasore district today. Nearly a hundred activists gheraoed the office and later sat on a dharna demanding a solution to the issue at the earliest. It is alleged that locals have […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021