Tag: Jagannath Sena

Queen and The Jewel: Elizabeth's Death Fuels Kohinoor Reclamation Debate
Queen and The Jewel: Elizabeth's Death Fuels Kohinoor Reclamation Debate

Queen’s passing has renewed calls for reparations including return of the famous Kohinoor. Most recently, Puri Jagannath Sena renewed their longstanding demand of bringing back the gem and placing it on the crown of the Lord.

  • Friday, 16 September 2022
Jagannath Sena Files CBI Complaint Alleging Loot Of Puri Jagannath Temple Ratna Bhandar 
Jagannath Sena Files CBI Complaint Alleging Loot Of Puri Jagannath Temple Ratna Bhandar 

Shree Jagannath Sena’s national convenor Priyadarshan Pattnaik said he witnessed the loot of the precious items from Ratna Bhandar at around 1.30 am on the night of February 14, 2009.

  • Thursday, 24 February 2022
Violence during Puri bandh: 12 more persons arrested by police

Puri: As a part of its investigation into the large scale violence that erupted during the Puri bandh organized to protest the introduction of ‘Dadhi Darshan (queue system)’  in Srimandir,  police today arrested 12 more persons thereby taking the total number arrests to 23. “The arrests were made based on evidences received from the analysis […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
86 arrested for violence during Puri Bandh: SP Sarthak Sarangi

Puri: Eight six persons have been arrested so far by Puri police in connection with violence during Puri Bandh on October 3 protesting the introduction ‘Dhadi Darshan’ or ‘Queue System’ inside Puri Srimandir. Informing the development, Puri Superintendent of Police (SP), Sarthak Sarangi said 45 persons have been arrested by Singhadwara police and 41 by […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
ASI to examine Puri Srimandir Ratna Bhandar on March 26

Puri: The Orissa High Court on Thursday directed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to inspect the structural condition Puri Srimandir’s Ratna Bhandar. Asking the survey agency to file its findings through an affidavit, the court directed the ASI officials to carry out an detail study of the structural status of the Ratna Bhandar where […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Achyuta Samanta tenders apology for 'Pusyaviseka' ritual

Bhubaneswar: Under pressure from different sections, KIIT and KISS founder Achyuta Samanta today tendered unconditional apology for conducting his own ‘Pusyaviseka’ on the lines of Puri King Gajapati Maharaja Dibya Singha Deb and promised no recurrence of such act in future. Through an official communication from KIIT, Samanta also held the trustee of KIIT Jagannath […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Achyuta Samanta's Puri Gajapati do stokes controversy

Bhubaneswar/Puri: In what could spell major trouble for KIIT and KISS founder Achyuta Samanta, the Jagannath Sena and Srikhetra Swabhiman Manch came down heavily and staged agitation against him for conducting his own ‘Pusyaviseka’ (coronation), a ritual which is reserved for Puri King Gajapati Maharaja Dibya Singha Deb. The two outfits staged protest in front […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Jagannath Sena joins battle for GI tag to Odisha Rasagola

Puri: At a time when the issue of Geographical Indication (GI) tag for Odisha Rasagola still remains in the logjam, Sri Jagannath Sena, a religious outfit, has come forward to fight for the tag. A three-member team of the outfit left for Chennai yesterday to submit facts and figure in favour of the State for […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Puri: Papu Pom Pom prostrates in front of Singha Dwara, seeks forgiveness

Puri: Standup comedian Tatwa Prakash Satapathy alias Papu Pom Pom who landed in fresh trouble after giving controversial remark against Lord Jagannath and Goddess Tulsi, visited the pilgrim town late on Thursday night and prostrated in front of Singha Dwara of Sri Jagannath temple here to seek forgiveness from the deities for his controversial remark. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Papu Pom Pom again in trouble

Puri: Months after being released from the jail in much hyped casting couch case, standup comedian and Ollywood actor Tatwa Prakash Satapathy alias Papu Pom Pom again landed in fresh trouble after giving controversial remark against Lord Jagannath and goddess Tulsi on the concluding day of the three-day beach festival here. Even though the actor […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Jagannath culture outfit seeks publication of 'Brahma Paribartan' fiasco report

Bhubaneswar: A day after a sub committee was constituted to review three most contentious issues in the Supreme Court-suggested reforms for the Srimandir in Puri, members of ‘Jagannath sanskruti sangathan’ on Sunday demanded publication of the ‘Brahma Paribartan’ fiasco probe report soon. Members of the Jagannath culture outfit, who started a padayatra from Puri on […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
FIR Against ISKCON For Hurting Religious Sentiments

Puri: An FIR was lodged at the Singhadwara Police Station in Puri against International Society for Krishna Consciousness(ISKCON) authorities for their decision to observe Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath in Punjab’s Ludhiana later this year. Reports say, two outfits namely Sri Jagannath Sena and Sachetan Nagarika Manch have alleged that ISKCON authorities and workers have […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Untimely Rath Yatra In Mumbai: Jagannath Sena Files Police Complaint Against ISKCON Head

Puri: Protests have gained momentum in Odisha over the conduct of Rath Yatra by International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in Mumbai. Activists of Jagannath Sena on Sunday staged a demonstration in front of Jagannath Temple in Puri and burnt the effigy of Mumbai ISKCON head Radhanath Swami Maharaj. The Jagannath Sena also filed a […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Untimely Rath Yatra By ISKCON An Attack On Jagannath Culture: Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: With protests gaining ground in Odisha over the conduct of untimely Rath Yatra by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in Mumbai, State Culture and Tourism Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi on Monday broke his silence on the issue. Talking to reporters, Panigrahi clearly stated that the matter is in government’s notice and conduct […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Why Is Police Mum On 'Covid Guideline Violation' By Odisha Minister, MLA: Jagannath Sena

Puri: Jagannath Sena, a Puri-based outfit led by Priyadarshan Pattnaik on Tuesday alleged that Puri police is not taking action against State minister Samir Dash and Satyabadi MLA Uma Samantaray despite knowing the fact that both of them violated Covid-19 guidelines during the funeral of MLA Pradeep Maharathy at Puri Swargadwar. Staging a protest with […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021