Tag: Government

Kumaraswamy accuses BJP of offering Rs 100 crore each to his MLAs

Bengaluru: JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy today accused the BJP(Bharatiya Janata Party) of offering Rs 100 crore each to his party MLAs to join them. Speaking to reporters here after his election as leader of the JD(S) Legislature Party, he alleged that BJP was making attempts to lure his party MLAs with monetary offers. Addressing […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
6 temples inside Puri Srimandir need repair: ASI

Bhubaneswar: As a part of the ongoing renovation works in Lord Jagannath Temple (Srimandir) in Puri, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) today submitted an assessment report to the Orissa High Court citing that the structural condition of as many as 13 temples inside the temple premises is in precarious condition out of which six […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
VIMSAR doctors to get incentives up to Rs 2 lakh

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Tuesday decided to provide financial incentives ranging from Rs 50,000 to Rs 2 lakh to doctors including professors and assistant professors working at VIMSAR, Burla. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved the financial incentives for professors, associated and assistant professors working both at super specialty and broad specialty departments at VIMSAR. The […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Odisha hikes salary of contractual teachers in medical colleges

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to attract faculty members for the newly-opened medical colleges at Baripada and Koraput and three upcoming colleges at Balangir, Balasore and Puri, the State government today announced a hike in salary of contractual medical teachers. As per the announcement, the salary of contractual professors has been increased to Rs 1.25 lakh […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha caps foreign visits of Babus

Bhubaneswar: Senior bureaucrats would no more be allowed to go abroad as frequently with the Odisha Government imposing restrictions on the number of foreign visits that government officials can undertake. As per the restrictions, senior bureaucrats can visit abroad for a maximum three times during a financial year. The governmnet has also curtailed the number […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BJP plans gala for its 3 yrs at Centre, BJD says nothing to cheer about

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is planning to celebrate three years of the Narendra Modi government in a grand way. Party sources said, programmes will be spread over almost a fortnight, when Union ministers and MPs here will reach out to people to propagate how various programmes have helped the people and educate them […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Furore continues in Odisha Assembly over farmers’ issues

Bhubaneswar: The Assembly today witnessed similar pandemonium for the six consecutive day as the stand-off between government and opposition parties over the cases of farmers’ suicide continued in the House on Tuesday. Unable to run the House, Speaker Niranjan Pujari adjourned it for an hour only three minutes after the the House assembled for the […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Odisha doesn't have an alternative to Naveen; BJP, Cong still on edge: Dama

Bhubaneswar: Veteran BJD leader and Excise Minister Damodar Rout, in view of the Uttar Pradesh election results, today said that people become discontented if a person or party rules for a long period of time and tend to change the government. However, the situation in Odisha is different, said Rout. He said that there is […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Sankaracharya wants White Paper on Puri temple maintenance

Puri: Sankaracharya swami Nischalananda Saraswati today expressed grief over government’s move in undertaking various works for the maintenance of Sri Mandir without his notice and indirectly sought a White Paper on the same. On the sidelines of unveiling a book here, the Hindu seer criticised Naveen Patnaik-led government for ignoring him in the Sri Jagannath […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
State BJP seeks expenditure details of Make In Odisha Conclave

Bhubaneswar: Even as the State government has claimed the ‘Make In Odisha’ Conclave a big success, the BJP raised suspicion over its achievement and demanded detailed expenditure on the summit. Addressing a press conference, general secretary of State BJP Bhrugu Buxipatra said the success of the ‘Make In Odisha’ conclave, which is claimed to be […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Odisha reminds Chhattisgarh about info on Mahanadi projects

Bhubaneswar: Taking note of the fact that the Chhattisgarh government is yet to give detailed information about the completed and upcoming projects built in the upper catchments of Mahanadi, the Odisha government has sent a reminder to the former. Talking to media persons at the State Secretariat here today, chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Odisha govt paid Rs 2 cr 'bribe' to Daitapatis!

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government, often accused of bending backward to keep servitors of Puri Jagannath temple in good humour, has landed in an embarrassing position after the revelation that it paid Rs 2 corresponding to the Daitapati servitors as ‘compensation’ for the loss suffered by them due to the ban on devotees climbing the chariots […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Opposition slams White Paper on law and order

Bhubaneswar: While the White Paper prepared by the Home department, which was tabled in the Assembly on Tuesday, painted a rosy picture of the law and order situation in the state, opposition parties alleged that the assessment by the state government is far from the reality. Terming the White Paper misleading, Leader of Opposition Narasingha […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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Governor lauds anti-poverty measures of Odisha govt

Bhubaneswar: Governor SC Jamir on Tuesday praised the Odisha government for its sustained efforts to bring down poverty in the state. “The state government is progressively increasing resource allocation to various state plans activities to ensure socio-economic development of the poor people,” he said while addressing the opening day of the budget session of the […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
RBI cautions government over NPA spike in MUDRA loans

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has raised a red-flag on the spike in non-performing assets (NPAs) under the government’s flagship scheme to support micro enterprises in the country — the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana. According to Finance Ministry sources, RBI has cautioned the ministry that the scheme might turn-out to be the […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021