In a statement to the Odisha Assembly, the Chief Minister said, “The death of Mamita Meher was very said and unfortunate incident and we all are deeply anguished and pained by this heinous crime. She was a young and bright daughter of Odisha, having a brilliant future.
As soon as the house met for the day to transact business, MLAs from the Opposition parties trooped to the well of the House with placards urging the Speaker to initiate action against the Minister.
BJP’s youth wing, the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morch (BJYM) on Thursday warned to gherao the Odisha Assembly on December 9 to press for its demands for the removal of Minister of State (MoS) for Home Dibya Shankar Mishra from the State Cabinet over his alleged links with the prime accused in the murder of Kalahandi school teacher Mamita Meher.
The slain lady teacher’s father, Suchandra Meher recorded his statement under Section 164 CrPC before a magistrate, on Saturday.
Women are not safe in Odisha under the BJD government. The party has failed to ensure women’s safety, says senior BJP leader Golak Mohapatra.
Opposition members hurled eggs at CM Naveen Patnaik’s carcade near Hospital chhak in Puri on Wednesday (Nov 24). The CM was returning after the foundation laying of historic Shree Jagannath Heritage Corridor Project when some protesters pelted eggs at his carcade. Black flags were also waived at the CM convoy as a mark of protest.
Union Minister and senior BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan targeted Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday (Nov 19) on the Mamita murder case. This came amidst the ongoing protests in the state, demanding the dismissal of Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra over his alleged links in the sensational murder case.
With accusations by Opposition piling up every day, Odisha Home minister Dibya Shankar Mishra has finally opened up and addressed media over his alleged links in the sensational Mamita Meher murder case.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday (Nov 17) launched a signature campaign in front of the Bhubaneswar Railway Station in protest against the alleged link of Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra in Mamita Meher murder case.
Mamita Meher murder probe is all but fair said former Odisha DGP Prakash Mishra during an intellectual congregation organised by the BJP on Thursday.
No bandh, only hartal: Hearing a petition against proposed Odisha bandh call by Congress on Nov 12, Orissa HC says bandh is not permitted.
Dibya Shankar Mishra, who holds the important portfolio in the Naveen Patnaik cabinet, finds himself under the close the scrutiny of Opposition parties for his alleged ties with the prime accused in the murder, Gobinda Sahu.
Similarly in Jharsuguda, business establishments, government and private offices, banks and educational institutions remained closed while vehicular movement came to a grinding halt as the saffron party observed 8-hour, from 6 am to 2 pm, bandh across the district.
The DNA samples of Mamita’s parents-- Suchandra Meher and Tulasi Meher have also been sent to the laboratory for profiling which will be used to match with the samples taken from the body remains to establish Mamita’s identity.
Das also appealed to observe two minutes of silence at 11 am on November 7 at their homes and pray for the salvation of the soul of Mamita Meher and pray for justice for the family members of the deceased.
Raising fears that Mamita might be having evidence about the sex racket at Sunshine English Medium School and the involvement of BJD Ministers in it, Saluja said, “Why did the Minister call them to his Raipur flat. Police have recovered Mamita’s pen drive and laptop. Police should provide the details of the data they have retrieved from the victim’s laptop hard disk".
BJP’s Bargarh district unit on Monday observed an eight-hour bandh in the region to mount further pressure on the government to oust MoS (Home) Dibya Shankar Mishra in the wake of his alleged complicity in the case.
Hundreds of BJP workers led by party national spokesperson Sambit Patra staged demonstration at Patel Chowk in New Delhi demanding justice for lady teacher Mamita Meher who was murdered in Kalahandi district in Odisha.
A female Congress worker in Odisha accused Police of manhandling her during protests over Mamita Meher murder case.
The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has been demanding the dismissal and arrest of Odisha Home Minister, Dibya Shankar Mishra, over his alleged links in the sensational Mamita Meher murder.
The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) is observing a 12-hour bandh in Sambalpur today (Oct 26) demanding dismissal of Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra.
Calling Sahu a fraudster, Singh alleged that Sahu cheated him and his son by making a lucrative offer of good jobs plus paying Rs 2000 per decimal land. But paid them Rs 30,000 instead of Rs 2.40 lakh - the entire amount for 1.27 acres of land as per the deal.
Demanding the removal of the two ministers- Minister of State for Home Dibya Shankar Mishra and State Law Minister Pratap Jena—the NCPCR Chairperson said, “If we feel, there are anomalies in the report submitted by the State Government, we will definitely send a team. However, the CM should think and remove the ministers so that a fair probe can be ensured in the case,” She stated.
With mystery deepening over murder of lady teacher Mamita Meher, the Odisha BJP Mahila Morcha took out a hearse parade in the capital city demanding CBI probe into the matter. The saffron party leaders have sought immediate removal and arrest of minister of state for Home Dibya Shankar Mishra for his alleged involvement in the case.
Minati Behera, the Chairperson of Odisha State Commission for Women (OSCW) on Saturday visited the home of Mamita Meher, the murdered lady teacher of Sunshine English Medium School, at Jharni under Bolangir’s Tureikela Police limits.