The Orissa High Court has also directed the Jagatsinghpur district Collector to take steps to ensure that the normal life of the people in Dhinkia area is not affected.
Villagers of Dhinkia, Nuagaon & Gadakujanga panchayats in Jagatsinghpur district congregate in protest against the proposed project.
The Vigilance department carried out simultaneous raids at several places related to six retired government officials in Odisha in connection with a land fraud case probe on Monday.
These purported visuals are of the IIC of Balikuda Marine Police Station in Jagatsinghpur.
Amid the surge in the pandemic, when the Odisha government has entrusted the administrative officials with the responsibility to strictly enforce Covid-19 guidelines in the State, a woman Tehsildar allegedly flouted the norms openly by dancing in a wedding procession in Jagatsinghpur
Keonjhar/Jagatsinghpur: As the country braces for a resurgence in COVID cases, two districts in Odisha– Keonjhar and Jagatsinghpur– on Wednesday, issued two different sets of guidelines for the celebration of Dola Jatra later this month. The Jagatsinghpur district administration on Wednesday released an order, completely banning Holi celebrations in public places. However, it suggested partial […]
Jagatsinghpur: The Vigilance sleuths have arrested a sub-inspector of Jagatsinghpur Sadar Police Station on bribery charges. According to reports, the vigilance team caught Biswajit Gadnayak red-handed while he was accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000 from Pritam Mohanty. Biswajit had demanded bribe from Pritam for a mutual settlement of a case. However, Pritam informed the […]
Jagatsinghpur: Beware! You may lose your hard-earned money even without sharing bank account details and other credentials to anyone. A retired employee of the National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) in Jagatsinghpur became the latest victim of cyber fraud in the State by losing Rs 27,000 from his SBI account to fraudsters. The victim, Debabrat Sahu […]
Paradip/Jagatsinghpur: The district administration of Jagatsinghpur has launched an inquiry into the allegations of casting of votes by some fishermen from Telugu community in Paradip in the ongoing panchayat polls in Andhra Pradesh. The administration has formed a special team to investigate the matter. If the fishermen are found utilising dual voter IDs, action will […]
Bhubaneswar: A day after his appointment as the vice chief of Indian Army, Lt General Chandi Prasad Mohanty, the first Odia officer to adorn the top post, on Tuesday said that he would make efforts to entice more Odia youths to the Indian Army. “It is a coincidence that I arrived at my home land […]
Cuttack: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in Orissa High Court seeking CBI investigation into the death of young engineer Amrut Das of Kujanga in Jagatsingpur district. The Bharatiya Bikash Parishad has filed the petition making Union Ministry of Home Affairs, State Department of Home, CBI, Odisha DGP, Jagatsinghpur SP and Kujanga Sub-divisional […]
Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday have carried out raids at the residences and offices of three officials at several places in the State over disproportionate assets cases. The anti-graft agency has conducted raids on the house of Assistant Sub-inspector (ASI) working at a court in Tirtol in Jagatsinghpur district on charges of amassing properties disproportionate […]
Jagatsinghpur: A man died soon after he was allegedly administered an injection at a medicine store at Atharbanki area in Jagatsinghpur district on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Rabindra Sahu. The family members alleged that Rabindra died as he was administered the wrong injections. As per reports, Rabindra, who hailed from Kendrapara district […]
Jagatsinghpur: In good news to the devotees, the famous 17th century Sarala temple and Gorekhnath temple in the district will reopen from January 3 in strict adherence to Covid-19 guidelines. The decision in this regard was taken in a meeting under the chairmanship of district Collector Saroj Kumar Mishra on Monday. “A maximum of 500 […]
Jagatsinghpur: The family members of a woman, who died allegedly during a sterilisation surgery at a community health centre here, called off the agitation on Saturday following assurance of compensation by the administration. Jagatsinghpur additional collector, Chinmayee Biswal, assured that Rs 30,000 will now be released to the family of the deceased while Rs 4 […]
Jagatsinghpur: Intensifying the on-going drive against drug syndicates and street peddling of narcotics, an Excise department flying squad and police on Friday seized 47 grams of brown sugar worth Rs 4.70 lakh during a joint raid at Alipingala area under Jagatsinghpur Sadar police limits in the district on Friday. Two peddlers have been arrested in […]
Paradip: Some miscreants allegedly cheated government exchequer of around Rs 1.5 crore GST in the name of a daily wager in Paradip area of Jagatsinghpur district. The victim identified as Bigyan Swain of Pitambarpur in Jagatsinghpur feigned ignorance about the fraudulent transaction. “I am shocked to know that some miscreants have used my documents to […]
Jagatsinghpur: The Vigilance officials detected assets worth over Rs 1.42 crore in possession of section officer Sanjukta Das after conducting simultaneous raids at multiple places on Wednesday. Officials of the Cuttack vigilance division today conducted simultaneous raids at multiple places and property associated with the Das, a section officer at the office of District Panchayat […]
Jagatsinghpur: A senior clerk posted at the Collector officer in Jagatsinghpur has found herself in Vigilance net for allegedly amassing assets disproportionate to her known sources of income. Officials of the anti-corruption department on Wednesday conducted simultaneous raids at multiple places and property associated with the senior clerk Sanjukta Das based on allegations of possession […]
Jagatsinghpur: As many as four personnel belonging to a flying squad sustained serious injuries after they were attacked by locals at Madhyasasana village under Biridi police limits here on Wednesday night. According to sources, the locals attacked the squad when the team headed by the tehsildar went to the village to conduct a raid on […]
Jagatsinghpur: People from as many as a dozen villages in three panchayats under Tirtol Assembly constituency here have decided to boycott the upcoming by-polls levelling allegations that the authorities have failed to provide any solution to their long-standing demands. Problems of these people have been ignored all these years and they are allegedly deprived of […]
Jagatsinghpur: An elderly couple reportedly attempted to commit suicide together by consuming pesticide over a trivial issue of family feud at Hashina village under Kujang police limits in Jagatsinghpur district. While the man died, the condition of his wife remained critical. The deceased has been identified as Kalandi Mohanty (84). His wife Sweta Mohanty was […]
Jagatsinghpur: A youth accused of raping and impregnating a divyang girl in Kujang area of Jagatsinghpur district was arrested by police on Saturday. The accused Sili Majhi was reportedly absconding for the past two months after committing the crime. After his arrest, police produced Majhi before the judicial magistrate first class (JMFC) court, Kujang. He […]
Bhubaneswar: COVID-19 patients will be allowed to vote in the by-elections to the two assembly seats in Odisha, officials said on Wednesday. The decision was taken at a meeting between Chief Electoral Officer S K Lohani and the collectors and police chiefs of Balasore and Jagatsinghpur districts where the bypolls will be held, they said. […]
Bhubaneswar: The JSW Group on Monday said it is committed to commence its proposed integrated steel plant project in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha. During a video conference, JSW chief Sajjan Jindal assured Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik that the 13.2 MTPA project will be started soon. “We are fully committed to the Jagatsinghpur project and getting […]