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Odisha: BPUT Students Gherao Minister’s Residence

Bhubaneswar: Scores of students from the Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) on Monday staged a gherao of the official residence of Skill Development and Technical Education Minister Premananda Nayak, demanding the conduct of the final semester examinations and postponement of the OJEE counselling dates immediately. According to reports, many students missed the on-line final […]

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Odisha: Tension Over Youth's Death, Villagers Gherao Forest Office

Mayurbhanj: Tension ran high at Nachhipur village under Padadiha range in Mayurbhanj district following death of a youth who was missing since a week. The family members of the youth along with fellow villagers staged a dharna in front of the forest office alleging that the forest department employees have beaten him to death on […]

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Deogarh: Villagers Gherao BEO Office Opposing Closure Of School

Deogarh: Residents of Pudapada village under Reamal block in Deogarh district on Tuesday gheraoed the office of the Block Education Officer (BEO) opposing the decision of closure of the only school in their village. Thousands of irate villagers joined the protest and submitted a memorandum to the BEO demanding restoration of the school instead of […]

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Odisha BJP on warpath against ruling-BJD over farmers’ issues

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha unit of BJP today turned the heat on the ruling-BJD by organising a huge farmer agitation to protest improper functioning of mandis and irregularities in paddy procurement. Saffron party members along with thousands of farmers holding placards, ploughs and also carrying paddy packets on trucks took out a rally to gherao the […]

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Block office gheraoed by BJP workers in Nuapada

Nuapada: With a demand to declare complete drought in Komna and Khadiyal blocks in Nuapada, BJP workers along with farmers took out a rally and gheraoed block office on Monday. According to sources, the protest joined by hundreds of farmers and party workers was led by BJP State president Basant Panda. After a general body […]

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BJP workers gherao block offices across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Alleging rampant corruption, BJP workers today gheraoed several block offices across the State including the one in Bhubaneswar. According to sources, the national party has alleged that due to BJD workers, no work is getting done without paying ‘percentage commission’ (PC).  It also alleged that various schemes rolled out by the Centre are not […]

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Youth stabbed to death in Sambalpur; locals gherao police station

Sambalpur: A youth was stabbed to death by some miscreants at Budharaja area of Sambalpur yesterday following which locals gheraoed Ainthapali police station today demanding handing over of all the detained accused. The deceased identified as Bishal Khadia of Karamtola  village, had received grievous injuries on his neck and his body in the attack following […]

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Congress gheraoes CMC office over waterlogging

Cuttack: Hundreds of Congress activists led by the party’s Cuttack city president Mohammed Moquim today staged dharna and gheraoed the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) office over alleged financial irregularities and waterlogging in the city. The Congress members demanded immediate intervention to address the poor drainage system in the city. The agitators rued that CMC Commissioner […]

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Odisha government showing undue favours to Non-Odias: Contractors Association

Bhubaneswar: The All Odisha Contractors’ Association on Monday gheraoed the residence of Steel and Mines minister Prafulla Mallick in Bhubaneswar alleging step motherly treatment meted out to them. They said, rather non-Odia contractors are being shown undue favour by the State government. Pressing for fulfilment of their 27-point charter of demands, the contractors’ body alleged […]

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Adivasi Mahasangh to gherao Malkangiri dist Collector’s office

Malkangiri: As a mark of protest against the deaths of 95 kids due to Japanese Encephalitis, the members of Zilla Adivasi Samaj Mahasangh will gherao the district Collector’s office on Wednesday. According to sources, the members of tribal organisation will submit a memorandum addressing to President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the […]

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Sipijodi deaths: Congress gheraoes Rayagada Collectorate

Rayagada: The political blame game over the death of two persons in tribal-dominated Rayagada district allegedly after consuming mango kernel gruel has gained momentum. Protesting the incident, over a hundred Congress activists gheraoed the office of Rayagada district Collector Guha Poonam Tapas Kumar office today. The activists came in a procession from the Circuit House […]

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Gouda cherry picked clinics for health check-up!

Bhubaneswar: While the Crime Branch, in the course of its interrogation of Dr Motilal Gouda, has come to know that the tainted official had partnered his wife in his illegal activities, OTV has come up with clinching evidence that he had illegally conducted health check-up of the industrial labourers in the nursing home in the […]

NKS members gherao Collectors' offices in 4 dists

Cuttack: Intensifying their agitation demanding pension and special status to farmers in the state, members of Nabanirman Krushak Sangathan (NKS) on Thursday staged protests in front of the offices of Collectors of Cuttack, Jagasinghpur, Dhenkanal and Jajpur districts. The agitating members of NKS locked the main gates of Collectors’ offices and sat on a dharna […]

Dongrias gherao police station over leader’s arrest

Rayagada: Over two hundred Dongria Kandhs belonging to 12 villages located on the foothills of Niyamgiri in the district gheraoed Muniguda police station on Saturday, demanding the release of their leader Dasuru Kadraka, who was arrested on charges of Maoist activities two days back. Wielding traditional weapons, the tribals gheraoed the police station and staged […]

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SC/ST teachers put strike on hold after govt assurance

Bhubaneswar: Thousands of SC/ST and physically handicapped (PH) teachers, who are on a strike under the aegis of Odisha SC/ST Ganasikhyaka Mahasangha on Thursday put their agitation on hold after State government assured to fulfill their demands. The teachers who had tonsured their heads yesterday demanding regularisation of their jobs, today marched towards Naveen Nivas […]