Tag: Land Grabbing

Saheed Nagar Police Station
Bhubaneswar Police arrest notorious land mafia brothers, urge victims to come forward

Following complaints by the land owners, the Saheed Nagar police sprang into action and arrested the accused who have been identified as Sukadev Martha and his brother Dukhishyam Martha from Jharpada area under Laxmisagar police limits in the smart city.

  • Tuesday, 09 August 2022
Ex-Berhampur mayor held for land-grabbing

Berhampur: The former mayor of Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC), Siba Shankar Das, was arrested for allegedly grabbing land of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in Ganjam district, police said on Friday. Das, a BJP leader, had allegedly grabbed land in Golanthara police station area, the police said. “He was picked up from his house at […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Biju Yuva Vahini members illegally transferred gochar land to their names, allege locals

Koraput: The locals of Maliguda and Goudaguda villages under Manbar panchayat in the district have alleged grabbing of ‘gochar’ (grazing) land by the activists of Biju Yuva Vahini (BYV) in their locality. The villagers alleged that the members of BYV influenced some unscrupulous revenue officials and transferred the land to their names. Protesting the move, […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
BJD MLA & Former Odisha Minister Accused Of Rs 100 cr Govt Land Grab

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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021