Amid protests during Odisha Bandh (strike), scuffle was reported between agitators and police in laxmi Sagar chhak, Bhubaneswar.40 persons including president of Naba Nirman Yuva Chhatra Sangathan were detained following face-off with police.
The shutdown called by the Naba Nirman Yuva Chhatra Sangathan seeking justice for BJB girl student Ruchika Mohanty has partially affected the normal across the state. Catch the scenes in the capital city Bhubaneswar.
Lady teacher murder: Congress’ observes six-hour hartal demanding action against minister Dibya Shankar Mishra
As directed by the HC, the members of Congress held peaceful demonstrations at several parts of the State. However, normal life remained unaffected in the six-hour bandh as most of the shops and business establishments remained open in the State, including in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.
No bandh, only hartal: Hearing a petition against proposed Odisha bandh call by Congress on Nov 12, Orissa HC says bandh is not permitted.
The HC said that as per the Supreme Court ruling, a bandh could not be enforced as it would affect the fundamental rights of the citizens, apart from causing losses in many ways.
On the other hand, Congress has threatened to observe Odisha Bandh on November 12. The Congress has warned of dire consequences if Chief Minister Patnaik dithers on dropping Minister of State for Home Dibya Shankar Mishra from the cabinet by November 10
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 BJP on Saturday intensified its stir against the Odisha government demanding resignation of Minister of State (Home), Dibya Shankar Mishra for his alleged links with the main accused in the Mamita Meher murder case.
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Bandh organised by Naba Nirman Krushak Sangthan (NNKS), an umbrella body of farmers, was a reminder that everything is not fine with the state’s vast farming community, a major contributor to the economy. Significantly, the shut-down coincided with the ruling Biju Janata Dal’s (BJD) Chasi Mahasamavesh (mega farmers’ convention ) at Bargarh […]
Bhubaneswar: Congress will shortly call for a State-wide bandh for the cause of Mahanadi, informed Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Nirajan Patnaik on Saturday. Patnaik while addressing a presser today slammed both the Centre and ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) led Odisha government for the Mahanadi water crisis. Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of […]
Puri: Police today arrested former Congress MLA from Pipili Judhisthir Samantaray and his son Priyabrat in connection with a clash between BJP and Congress workers that took place during Odisha bandh at Mangalapur area in Pipili on Wednesday. As per sources, a war of words ensued between the BJP and Congress workers during the bandh […]
Bhubaneswar: While the 12-hour dawn to dusk bandh and hartal by the Opposition continues across the state throwing normal life out of gear, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) kept its arrow pointed towards the Odisha government blaming it for Kunduli suicide and demanded resignation of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The BJP accused the Naveen government […]
Koraput: Amid the 12-hour Odisha bandh and protests by the Opposition across the state over the alleged suicide of Kunduli gang rape survivor, the Maoists today lent their support to the shutdown and have called for 48 hour bandh across the state. Releasing an audio tape, Aruna, secretary of the Srikakulam-Koraput division committee of CPI […]
Bhubaneswar: Normal life has been affected in the state today due to a dawn to dusk bandh and hartal called by Opposition parties Congress and BJP protesting Kunduli suicide. While buses, auto-rickshaws and other vehicles stayed off roads, many trains like Bengaluru-Tinsukia Superfast Express, Sambalpur-Puri and Sambalpur-Rayagada Intercity Express trains were halted by the protesters […]