Residents alleged that they are facing artificial flood and waterlogging problems due to the narrowing down of the natural nullahs.
Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday levelled land grabbing allegations against senior BJD leader and former agriculture Minister, Pradeep Maharathy. Addressing a presser, BJP spokesperson Golak Mohapatra alleged that Maharathy has encroached upon acres of government land. The estimated value of the encroached government land is worth Rs 100 crore, alleged Mohapatra. Mohapatra […]
Bhubaneswar: After much hue and cry over the acute waterlogging on NH-16, a joint eviction squad led by Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Saturday evicted the unauthorised constructions in front of Iskcon temple here. Palpable tension prevailed at the spot as several servitors and followers of ISKCON opposed eviction of a ‘Samadhi Peeth’ and sought […]
By Sandeep Sahu Some time at the beginning of the 1990s, an acquaintance offered this author a piece of land near Bahai Bhavan, close to the already bustling CRPF Square, for Rs 10, 000. Even after making allowance for the fact that the ‘offer’ was made over two and a half decades ago, this was […]