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Topic result for irregularities

Cow Dung Water Politics
Odisha Congress Launches Protest, Ruling-BJD ‘Purifies’ Venue With Cow Dung Water

High drama unfolded in Rajnagar of Kendrapara district on Wednesday. This is a group of BJD leaders reportedly sprinkling cow dung water.

  • Wednesday, 04 Aug 2021
  • BJD
OPSC assistant surgeon exam: Students allege errors in answer key

Bhubaneswar: Citing irregularities in examination for assistant surgeon post conducted by Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) on January 9, 2018, students have alleged that there were as many as 15 errors in the answer key. Despite the allegations were leveled against the OPSC, authorities of the commission have been silent and did not post the […]

Duped investors of Rose Valley chit fund allege irregularities during refund

Banki: Duped investors of Rose Valley chit fund have alleged irregularities in the refund process which was initiated by the State government for small depositors with deposits less than Rs 10,000. Some depositors in Banki block under Dampada Tehsil of Cuttack district alleged that they were refunded way less money than what they had deposited. […]

  • Thursday, 29 Jul 2021
  • Banki
Second bridge over Brahmani: Displaced residents allege land allocation irregularities

Rourkela/Sundergarh: Protesting irregularities in land allocation to people and families displaced for the construction of the second bridge over Brahmani River, the affected residents today staged protest in front of Lathikata tehsil office in Sundergarh today. Even after the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) had ordered to restart the construction work of second bridge […]

Sapling scam rocks Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Amid ruckus inside the Odisha Assembly over sapling plantation scam, Speaker P K Amat today directed Agriculture Minister P K Maharathy to make a statement on the alleged irregularities before the end of this session of the House. The Monsoon session of Odisha Assembly will end on September 20. The direction was given as […]

OFDC recruitment exam cancelled as tension erupts over alleged irregularities

Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed at Mother’s Public School at Unit-1 here on Sunday after the scheduled exam for the post of Assistant Manager and Junior Manager in Odisha Forest Development Corporation Ltd (OFDC) was cancelled over alleged irregularities. As per the schedule, hundreds of aspirants gathered at the school today to appear for the test, however, […]

Tribals ignored by Odisha government: Jual Oram

Bhubaneswar: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram accused the Biju Janata Dal (BJD)-led Odisha government of ignoring the tribals in the State. Speaking to the media, Jual Oram said that the state government is harassing the members of the tribal communities in Odisha in the name of caste certificates. Targeting the BJD government, the Union […]

Farmers hit streets demanding probe into seed supply irregularities

Balasore: Demanding a high-level inquiry into alleged irregularities in seed supply, farmers in Balasore along with members of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan on Tuesday staged demonstration in front of the District Collectorate. The protestors alleged that seeds provided to them were of low quality. “They do not sprout and are not fit for agricultural activities. […]

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana marred by irregularities

Bolangir: Irregularities in implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) were reported in Deogaon block of Bolangir district. Some villagers have received money in their bank accounts under the scheme without cultivating chickpea while others allegedly have got less as compared to the sanctioned amount. As per government documents, Krushna Pradhan, a resident […]

Petrol Pump in city raided, no anomaly found

Bhubaneswar: The Weights and Measures Department conducted a raid on the Bhamra petrol pump near CRPF square here today after receiving allegations of irregularities in fuel quantity. A three-member team of the Weights and Measures Department conducted the raid today. However, the officials denied the allegations and said that there is no such irregularity in […]

CBSE Class 12 results fiasco: CM writes to HRD Minister

Bhubaneswar: With the fate of hundreds of students in Odisha hanging in balance, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday sought intervention of Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar in the alleged discrepancies in the publication of CBSE class 12 results. In a letter, Patnaik has urged Javadekar for urgent measures for resolving the issue concerning the […]

BJP alleges rampant irregularities in voter list

Bhubaneswar: The State BJP today alleged that there have been rampant irregularities in the voter list in Odisha by the government machinery. Talking to media persons here, BJP State vice president Samir Mohanty claimed that he has come to know about such irregularities during his recent tour to Balasore district. “I have arrived here today […]

CAG report reveals irregularities in paddy procurement in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on the General and Social sector for the year ended 2014-15 revealed irregularities in various departments of the State government. Noting that a robust system for paddy procurement was absent in Odisha, the CAG today said Paddy Procurement Centres (PPC) were not functioning properly due to delay […]

Uproar in Odisha Assembly over ration card irregularities
Uproar in Odisha Assembly over ration card irregularities

Bhubaneswar: Legislators cutting across party lines on Tuesday demanded before the Speaker in Assembly to constitute a House committee which would investigate the alleged irregularities in distribution of ration cards under National Food Security Card. The BJP members alleged that the ruling party has made the centrally sponsored food scheme as Biju Food Scheme. “Therefore, […]

Center can't act against ineligible NFSA beneficiaries: Paswan

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister for Consumer Affairs Ramvilas Paswan on Friday held the State government responsible for not initiating any action against the ineligible beneficiaries, who have fraudulently obtained ration cards under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) in Odisha. Accusing the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD governmentof being soft towards such people allegedly belonging to the ruling […]

  • Monday, 19 Jul 2021
  • BJD
CBI to quiz railway officials in IRCTC tender case
CBI to quiz railway officials in IRCTC tender case

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing the alleged irregularities in the tender of two IRCTC hotels to private companies by then Railway Minister Lalu Prasad, may question few railway officials soon, officials said on Saturday. According to the investigating agency officials, it has collected the documents and files pertaining to […]

  • Monday, 05 Jul 2021
  • CBI
Odisha government rapped for laxity in coastal security

Bhubaneswar: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has rapped the Odisha government for failing to achieve the objective of securing the state’s coastline. “The objective of securing the coastline of the state through establishment of Marine Police Stations and sea patrolling was not achieved despite receipt of financial assistance from Government of India […]

Vigilance registers criminal cases against 4 Markfed officers

Bhubaneswar: The vigilance wing of Odisha Police today registered criminal cases against four officers of the Markfed (Odisha State Co-operative Marketing Federation Ltd) on charge of misappropriation of fertilizers. The cases have been registered against Manoj Kumar Pandey, godown in-charge, Rajkishore Panda, area manager, Dukhishyam Mandhata, manager input and Ashok Kumar Mahasuar, development officer of […]

Headmistress manhandled by women's SHG members, 2 arrested

Balasore: The headmistress of a government-run school in Balasore district was allegedly manhandled by members of a women’s self help group inside the campus following which two persons were arrested, the police said. A search was also on for 13 others who were allegedly involved in the incident that took place at Banaparia village yesterday, […]

Aspirants allege anomalies in recruitment of civil constables in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: Alleging gross irregularities in the recruitment of civil constables in the district, the job aspirants have knocked the doors of the Superintendent of Police stating that the initial merit list published after a written and physical examination was changed. The revised list, published later, did not mention their names, the aspirants further alleged. Demanding […]