Tag: Irregularities

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 July 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 02 July 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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, […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Doubts over timely Plus-II results in Odisha as lapses surface

Bhubaneswar/Balasore/Jeypore: Concerns are being raised over timely announcement of results of the Plus-II examinations, conducted by the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE), Odisha, as irregularities have been reported from different answer sheet evaluation centres across the State. Due to lack of required infrastructure at some centres, the evaluation process has been delayed whereas absence […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Irregularities in road construction work fumes Bhadrak locals

Bhadrak: Alleging irregularities in construction of road, locals allegedly stopped the ongoing construction activities in Tentulidihi gram panchayat of Bhadrak district on Wednesday. The irate residents reportedly stopped the construction of road between Bramhanasahi and Basanti Padia village alleging poor quality of works. They have complained that they had asked the Junior Engineer (JE) to […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
‘Odisha Khadi board irregularities run into crores’

Bhubaneswar: The Opposition BJP today raked up the issue of alleged irregularities in Odisha Khadi and Village Industries Board (OKVIB) and said that Centre’s allocation of Rs 86 crore was misused. During the zero hour, Leader of Opposition and BJP leader Pradipta Naik alleged that there were massive irregularities in procurement and sale of Khadi […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
KALIA Scheme: Govt Spent Rs 50 Crore Even Before Its Implementation

Bhubaneswar: It seems there is no end to controversies surrounding Odisha government’s (Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation) KALIA scheme. Now a new report has revealed that more than Rs 50 crore was spent towards advertisements and transportation of farmers to organise conventions for KALIA scheme, even before implementation of the initiative. The development […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Odisha Delays Polls In Loss-Hit Cooperative Societies

Bhubaneswar: With the tenure of management committees of 1,926 primary cooperative societies ending in January 2020, Odisha government has decided to postpone the election to such committees to shore up the financial condition of loss-hit societies. As per reports, the financial condition of these cooperative societies has turned out to be a headache for the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Minister Orders Probe Into Delay In Distribution Of Textbooks To Class 10 SC/ST Students

Bhubaneswar: Acknowledging the delay in distribution of free Textbooks to class-10 SC/ST students in the State, Odisha School and Mass Education Minister, Samir Dash on Sunday assured to take strict action after a probe in connection with the incident. After the matter came to limelight following a report by OTV, Dash said, “There must have […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
SOSC Exam Conducted In Evening Due To Delay In Arrival Of Question Papers

Mayurbhanj: Revealing serious lapses in the conduct of matriculation examinations, the State Open School Certificate (SOSC) examination at Bijatala High School centre in Mayurbhanj was reportedly conducted in the evening hours on Wednesday following delay in arrival of question papers. The SOSC examination is conducted by Board of Secondary Education(BSE) in Odisha. As per reports, […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Beneficiaries allege irregularities
Malkangiri: Beneficiaries At Bonda Ghati Allege Irregularities In Old-Age Pension, Demand Probe

Malkangiri: Several beneficiaries of the old-age pension scheme residing in the Bonda Ghati area of Khairaput block have alleged irregularities in the distribution of pensions and demanded a thorough investigation into the illegalities. They alleged that despite the state government’s assurance of providing pension in advance to old age people in view of the Covid-19 […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Paddy procurement irregularities in Odiaha
Odisha: ‘Irregularities’ In Kharif Paddy Procurement, Minister Orders Probe

Bhubaneswar: Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Ranendra Pratap Singh has ordered an investigation into the alleged irregularities in the distribution of tokens to farmers for the procurement of Kharif paddy in Sambalpur. The farmers in the district had alleged delay in the distribution of tokens leading to a mess following the paddy procurement process, […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Housing Scheme
Irregularities In Central Housing Scheme Resurface In Odisha

Rayagada: Massive irregularities and scams in the Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY), which is now known as Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awaas Yojana (PMGAY), continue to expose Odisha government’s big claim of zero tolerance against corruption. A case in point is the recent report from Rayagada district of Odisha where many poor beneficiaries of the central housing […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021