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Khordha MLA Prashant Jagdev gets bail
Newly elected Khordha MLA Prashant Jagdev gets bail, lower court to set conditions

Orissa High Court granted bail to Khordha MLA Prashant Jagdev, previously arrested for his alleged involvement in an EVM toppling incident during the Odisha elections. Conditions will be set by a lower court.

  • Wednesday, 12 June 2024
Odisha CM Mohan Majhi
Odisha CM Mohan Majhi’s oath-taking ceremony: Apart from PM Modi, CMs of these states to attend the grand event

Mohan Majhi's historic oath-taking as the first BJP CM of Odisha is scheduled to be held today at Janata Maidan, Bhubaneswar, with PM Modi and other dignitaries attending. The event marks a significant shift after BJP's victory over the long-ruling BJD.

  • Wednesday, 12 June 2024
Odisha CM-designate Mohan Majhi hears grievance of a peon, assures help
'It's govt of the Poor': Odisha CM-designate Mohan Majhi hears grievance of a peon, assures help

Mohan Majhi, designated as Odisha's new Chief Minister, assured a peon of addressing his grievances, emphasizing a government focused on the poor. Even before his official swearing-in, he pledged to prioritize the basic needs under PM Modi's double-engine BJP government.

  • Wednesday, 12 June 2024
New Odisha CM Oath Taking Ceremony
New Odisha CM Oath-Taking Ceremony LIVE Updates: It’s a historic day in Odisha, says PM Narendra Modi

The new Odisha Chief Minister's name was announced in the BJP legislature party meeting in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. Senior party leader Mohan Majhi

  • Wednesday, 12 June 2024
Who is Mohan Majhi...Odisha’s first BJP Chief Minister 
Who is Mohan Majhi...Odisha’s first BJP Chief Minister 

Mohan Charan Majhi's name was announced as the Chief Minister of Odisha after the BJP legislature party meeting held in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. 

  • Tuesday, 11 June 2024
 Mohan Majhi
Mohan Majhi named Odisha's first BJP Chief Minister; to take oath on June 12

Senior party leader Mohan Majhi will be BJP's first Chief Minister in the State. The decision was taken by central observers Rajnath Singh and Bhupender Yadav. The saffron party had appointed both the Union Ministers to oversee the selection of the new Chief Minister.

  • Tuesday, 11 June 2024
AC tunnel and barricades near Puri Srimandir dismantled
AC tunnel and barricades near Puri Srimandir dismantled ahead of Snana Purnima and Rath Yatra

As per Sri Jagannath Temple Administration, the barricades have been dismantled owing to traffic jams and other disruptions being faced in the construction of the chariots.

  • Tuesday, 11 June 2024
Commissionerate Police
New Odisha CM's oath ceremony: Commissionerate Police releases traffic advisory

The new Odisha Chief Minister's oath-taking ceremony on June 12 will see significant traffic restrictions in Bhubaneswar. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the event at Janata Maidan, prompting a no-vehicle policy on key roads from 2 PM to 7 PM.

  • Tuesday, 11 June 2024
BSF Jawan's body found on railway tracks in Koraput
BSF Jawan's body found on railway tracks in Koraput, probe underway

BSF jawan Dhrubraj Pradhan was found dead on a railway track in Koraput district, with the cause of death still unclear. GRP has initiated an investigation to determine whether it was a case of suicide or murder.

  • Tuesday, 11 June 2024
Skyrocketing vegetable prices in Odisha continue to hit consumers hard 
After grocery items, vegetable prices skyrocket in Odisha

Apart from potatoes, prices of all other vegetables have witnessed a steep price rise.

  • Tuesday, 11 June 2024
Modi 3.0: Ashwini Vaishnaw retains Railway Ministry; Dharmendra Pradhan Education; know who gets wha
Modi 3.0: Ashwini Vaishnaw retains Railway Ministry; Dharmendra Pradhan Education; know who gets what

Following the oath-taking ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet, key portfolios were allocated. Amit Shah retained the Home Ministry, while other senior leaders like Rajnath Singh, Nirmala Sitharaman, and S Jaishankar kept their previous ministries.

  • Monday, 10 June 2024
Cops rescue infant abducted from Balasore DHH within 12 hours, detain 2 
Cops rescue infant abducted from Balasore DHH within 12 hours, detain 2 

In Balasore, police swiftly rescued an abducted infant from the district hospital within 12 hours, using CCTV and local intelligence. Two suspects were detained, including an ASHA worker involved in the incident.

  • Monday, 10 June 2024
Dengue fever raises its ugly head in Odisha; 235 cases detected 
Dengue fever raises its ugly head in Odisha; 235 cases detected 

Odisha is experiencing a surge in dengue cases following the onset of monsoon, with 235 individuals testing positive.

  • Monday, 10 June 2024
SRC issues alert for heatwave in Odisha districts
Monsoon progress is slow, says IMD; SRC issues heatwave advisory for 8 Odisha districts

The SRC office has asked the Collectors of eight districts- Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Sambalpur, Sonepur, Bolangir, Boudh and Nuapada to remain alert in view of the heatwave alert for the next five days.

  • Monday, 10 June 2024
VK Pandian has not retired from politics forever; it's just an eyewash: BJP 
VK Pandian has not retired from politics forever; it's just an eyewash: BJP 

BJP leader Arindam Roy claims VK Pandian's announcement of retiring from active politics is misleading, suggesting Pandian may still participate in by-elections or other political activities from behind the scenes.

  • Monday, 10 June 2024
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