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Gang Forging Property Documents For Loans Busted In Cuttack
Gang Forging Property Documents For Loans Busted In Cuttack

Further investigation into the case is underway to trace the other members of the gang. Besides, the police probe is on to ascertain other such scams carried out by the gang.

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Rs 20000 Crore Land Scam Allegation In Odisha: OPCC Chief Demands Court-Monitored Probe

Bhubaneswar: A day after RTI activist Pradeep Pradhan alleged a string of land scams during the current dispensation in the State, Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik today demanded a court-monitored probe into the allegations. Patnaik said that there should be an impartial, court-monitored investigation into the Rs 20,000-crore land scam allegations brought […]

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Odisha: Congress Alleges Land Scam In Angul, Demands Action

Angul: The Congress party on Tuesday demanded action against those involved in the alleged grabbing of land belonging to people from the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes in the district. The Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) working president Pradeep Majhi and senior leader Suresh Routray demanded immediate action against the government officials who had allegedly […]

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Robert Vadra, Bhupinder Singh Hooda booked for land scam in Gurugram

Gurugram: The police on Saturday booked Robert Vadra, brother-in-law of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and others in a land scam in Gurugram. The case was registered on the complaint of Surender Sharma, a resident of Tauru, alleging that a company belonging to Vadra’s Skylight Hospitality cheated him along with […]

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Koraput MLA draws collector's attention to land scam in municipality

Koraput: MLA Krushna Chandra Sagaria today has alleged that anti-socials with the help of some officials of Koraput Municipality and the tehsil office are trying to usurp around 4 acre land belonging to the municipality. Koraput MLA, Sagaria made these allegations in front of the district collector, who reportedly assured that an investigation will be […]

Land record digitisation scam in Odisha: Govt hand in glove with firm

Bhubaneswar: At a time when people are being motivated to go for online registration of their land records following the ‘Digital India’ campaign, it is surprising to see government show undue favours to a private company leading to losses of revenue worth crores of rupees and irregularities. The state government selected Infrastructure Leasing & Financial […]

Land record scam: Is your land safe in Odisha?

Bhubaneswar: Though the Centre has termed digitisation of land records as a ‘game changer’ with far-reaching benefits for the people, the involvement of a company for the e-registration work in Odisha by the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD government that is allegedly involved in scams across India has raised concerns among general public. Odisha government had signed […]

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Plots under DQ used for 'other purposes': Special Audit Report

Bhubaneswar:  After revelations about plots being issued to minors, now the Special Audit report has found irregularities in the way land allotted under the discretionary quota (DQ) has been used by beneficiaries. The Special Audit report claims that several influential people who were successful in getting plots by submitting false affidavits are using the assets […]

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OTV report on Bharatpur land scam raised in Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) has targeted Odisha government for its failure in protecting government land in different parts of the city. While raising the mega land scam in the outskirts of Bhubaneswar in the Assembly on Saturday, BJP MLA Pradip Purohit critized the government for its inefficiency in putting a check on such illegal […]

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OTV Impact: Probe begins into Rs 500cr land scam

Bhubaneswar: Within hours after the news telecast on OTV today exposing a land scam worth about Rs 500 crore on the outskirts of the capital city here, the Odisha government ordered a probe into the matter. Officials of General Administration (GA) department said an inquiry has been ordered in this regard. “I have asked the […]

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Rs 500cr land scam in capital city!

Bhubaneswar: Don’t get surprised if you are offered to pay Rs 60k for a 1000sqft land worth Rs 10 lakh on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar. Yes, you heard it right. In Bharatpur mouza, on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar, acres of government land are being sold illegally by land mafias and the cost of the total […]

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BJP bought land in 18 Odisha districts before demonetization: Congress

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: In a scathing allegation, the Congress has accused BJP of buying lands in 18 districts of Odisha ahead of the demonetization move. In a press meet in New Delhi, All India Congress Committee’s chief spokesperson, Randeep Surjewala alleged that BJP members have bought land at significantly lower than market prices, adding that […]

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Crime Branch begins probe into NTPC land scam

Sundargarh: A two-member special team of the Crime Branch arrived in the district today to probe into the NTPC land scam. Talking to media persons here, Crime Branch SP Ramesh Behera said some villagers of Darlipali village of Lefripada block under Bhasma police station including Ashok Raudia and Kishore Majhi have alleged that they are […]

Crime Branch arrests three in land scam

The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha Police's Crime Branch today arrested three persons in connection with a land scam worth about Rs 150 crore in the capital city jurisdiction, police said