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Topic result for false-affidavit

Row in Odisha Assembly over Lokayukta continues

Bhubaneswar: The Opposition parties on Friday once again created ruckus in Odisha Assembly over the delay in appointment of Lokayukta and alleged that the State government has filed a false affidavit in the Supreme Court. Leader of Opposition (LoP) Narasingha Mishra today once again lashed out at the ruling-BJD government accusing it of filing false […]

Polsara MLA charged with filing false poll affidavit

Berhampur: BJD MLA Srikant Sahu from Polsara constituency landed in trouble after a petition was filed in the Orissa High Court alleging that he had furnished false information in his affidavit during 2014 elections. Petitioner Rohit Pradhan, a general voter of Polsara alleged that the legislator had provided false information related to his educational qualification […]

Berhampur Mayor K Madhavi disqualified

Berhampur: In a major jolt to the Mayor of Berhamapur Municipal Corporation, K Madhavi, a local court disqualified her as corporator of the civic body on charges of furnishing false information in her affidavit during election. The disqualification was pronounced by the Ganjam District and Sessions Court in response to a petition filed by former […]

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False affidavit lands woman sarpanch in soup

Cuttack: A woman sarpanch of Gopalpur Panchayat under Mahanga block of Cuttack district has been charged with submitting false affidavit during the Panchayat elections held in February last year. Following the villagers’ complaints with the District Collector, a team has been constituted to probe into the matter. As per the allegation of some locals, the […]

BJP demands action against Kendrapara MLA in affidavit row

Bhubaneswar: A team of Odisha BJP led by vice president Sameer Mohanty met the Chief Electoral Officer here on Thursday and demanded action against Kendrapara MLA Kishore Chandra Tarai in connection with ‘false’ information furnished by the legislator in his poll affidavit. Citing that the affidavit filed by Tarai contains somebody else’s name, the party […]

False Affidavits Mar the Sanctity of the Electoral Process

The setting aside of the election of Jogesh Kumar Singh of the Congress as the Sundargarh MLA by the Orissa High Court on Tuesday has brought into sharp focus an issue that has not been adequately debated in public discourse: the filing of false affidavits by candidates at the time of elections. Singh has been […]

BJD digs up 2014 data to target Jay Panda, BJP responds to it as 'double standards'

Bhubaneswar: Continuing its attack on BJP national vice president Baijayant Panda, the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today accused the former of filing false affidavit during 2014 elections. In fact, four spokespersons of BJD – Sasmit Patra, Sulocahan Das, Lenin, Sulata – called a press conference to speak about it. Speaking to media, Patra said, […]

Congress seeks action against MP Anubhav Mohanty for 'submitting false affidavit'

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) today accused Kendrapara MP Anubhav Mohanty of submitting false affidavit about his educational qualifications before the Election Commissioner of India. At a presser, Congress leader Nishikant Mishra asked how Anubhav got admission in Kandarpur College when he failed in +2 exam at Christ College. He has submitted a false […]

Bagala Dharmasala Row: False Affidavit Filed By Odisha Govt, Say Social Activists
Bagala Dharmasala Row: False Affidavit Filed By Odisha Govt, Say Social Activists

Puri: The controversy pertaining to the alleged sale of Bagala Dharmasala land in Puri to private parties intensified further with social activists alleging that the Odisha government has furnished false and misleading information in its affidavit submitted in the Orissa High Court. The State government in an affidavit had stated that the land in question […]