Tag: Encroachment

Infuriated villagers pull down minister’s boundary wall in Mayurbhanj’s Karanjia 
Infuriated villagers pull down minister’s boundary wall in Mayurbhanj’s Karanjia 

The villagers had been alleging that the wall was being constructed encroaching upon a portion of the village road.

  • Saturday, 01 October 2022
Face-off erupts between local Tehsildar, villagers over land encroachment in Bhadrak
Face-off erupts between local Tehsildar, villagers over land encroachment in Bhadrak

A villager named Ramakant Bhala took the matter to the tehsildar, district collector, Revenue Department and Revenue Divisional Commissioner but in vain. Bhala later knocked the door of High Court seeking its invention into the matter. 

  • Monday, 23 May 2022
Stomaching a municipality eviction

By Bikram Keshari Jena As one more addition to the hazards of street food, eviction drives by the municipality, not universal but situational, can crash land on the laundry list. While relishing your favourite street food, to see the world around you set into a hullabaloo is not a palatable condiment to go with. The […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Eviction drive by CEMC on encroached land near AG Square

The Central Enforcement Monitoring Committee (CEMC) comprising officials of the General Administration Department , BDA and BMC today began eviction drive to reclaim a valuable piece of land near the AG square here.

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Encroachment, a big deterrent for much awaited Balasore medical college

Balasore: Extensive encroachment is posing hurdles for the much awaited Balasore medical college and hospital as the city continues to be gripped by acute traffic problems. Due to narrow roads and encroachment, smooth functioning of healthcare delivery services in the town especially the district headquarters hospital has been badly suffering. Under such circumstances there is […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Land scam reported in Puri; buyers left in lurch

Puri: A total of 18 land buyers in Matitota near Mangalaghat of Puri have been left in lurch after the district administration served notices to them asking not to undertake any construction work on the land, which is still under ownership of the State government. The notice was issued to the buyers after the visit […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Cop’s uniform catches fire during a rally over Swargadwar land grab

Puri: A police inspector had a close shave today after his uniform caught fire when a group of protesters set ablaze the banner they held in protest against illegal encroachment of Swargadwara land here. However, the officer extinguished it and is stated to be safe. The protesters led a rally under the banner of Puri […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Swargadwar land grab: Panel submits probe report to RDC

Puri: The 9-member team constituted to probe Puri Swargadwar (crematorium) land grab allegations submitted its preliminary report to the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) of central range today. According to sources, the team verified the land records of the past 90 years  of the 16.735-acre land allotted in favour of the Swargadwar. Out of the 242 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Swargadwar land grab: Probe concludes; steps outlined to reclaim land

Puri: The nine-member probe team constituted to investigate the allegations of land grab of land allotted for Puri Swargadwar (Crematorium) concluded its first phase investigations and will submit a report to the administration based on which, the Puri Collector said, steps have been outlined to reclaim land. Puri collector Arvind Agarwal on Wednesday conducted an […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Govardhan Peeth sees government role in Swargadwar land grab

Puri: With more skeletons tumbling out each passing day of the Swargadwar land grab closet, the Govardhan Peeth here on Tuesday alleged that with the help of State government and the administration authorities, the land belonging to Swargadwar have been usurped at various times. Such is the extent of the land irregularities as alleged by […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Even parts of existing Swargadwar encroached upon

Puri: After probe revealed that out of the 16.4 acre land belonging to the Swargadwar, 10.342 acre land has been recorded in the name of as many as 158 persons at various points in time, it is now being alleged that even parts of the existing crematorium have also been encroached upon. The case in […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Swargadwar expansion row: Admin to probe land grab in 16-acre allotted land

Puri: The row surrounding the expansion of the Puri Swargadwar (crematorium) is escalating day by day after the Puri collector on Wednesday disapproved the proposal for the second crematorium, while saying that the expansion plans of the existing Swargadwar will be carried out and action will be taken against any illegal encroachments and land grabs […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021