Tag: Odisha News

Income Tax sleuths 'seize Rs 5 crore cash' from SUV in Bhubaneswar
Income Tax sleuths 'seize Rs 5 crore cash' from SUV in Bhubaneswar

Officials from the Income Tax Department seized 'approximately Rs 5 crore in cash' from an SUV in Bhubaneswar. The vehicle belongs to contractor Nihar Ranjan Mandhata from Jajpur. The funds' legitimacy is under scrutiny, and the owner has seven days to prove its legality.

  • Tuesday, 14 May 2024
Mercury likely to rise in Odisha
Hot and humid conditions to return? Mercury likely to rise in Odisha, predicts IMD

The India Meteorological Department predicts a rise in temperatures across Odisha following recent relief from heat due to thunderstorms. Despite stable temperatures for two days, a 2-4°C increase is expected soon.

  • Tuesday, 14 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
Attack on BJP LS candidate Pradeep Panigrahi: Police arrest independent candidate Shibashankar Das

The independent MLA candidate has been booked on attempt to murder charges and has been sent to judicial custody after the rejection of his bail petition.

  • Tuesday, 14 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: 95 crorepati candidates in fray for 2nd phase poll; CM Naveen among top 3

The second phase of the Odisha Assembly Elections 2024 features 95 crorepati candidates among 265 contestants. With the highest assets, BJP's Dilip Ray leads, followed by BJD's Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo and CM Naveen Patnaik. The average asset per candidate is Rs 3.98 crore.

  • Tuesday, 14 May 2024
Orissa High Court
‘No work, no pay’ can’t be universally applied when fault lies with employer: Orissa High Court

The Court held that while reinstatement is typically granted when termination is deemed illegal, the award of back wages is not automatic.

  • Tuesday, 14 May 2024
Mallikarjun Kharge, Rahul Gandhi to visit Odisha
Mallikarjun Kharge, Rahul Gandhi to visit Odisha

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Mallikarjun Kharge are set to visit Odisha for election campaigning, with scheduled events in Bolangir and Kandhamal. Jairam Ramesh will also hold a press meet in Bhubaneswar.

  • Monday, 13 May 2024
Visuals Of Cash Distribution During BJD Campaigning Goes Viral; BJP Notifies ECI
Visuals Of Cash Distribution During BJD Campaigning Goes Viral; BJP Notifies ECI

It’s raining cash ahead of elections.

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  • Monday, 13 May 2024
Anubhav Mohanty
Non-Bailable Warrant issued against MP Anubhav Mohanty

Cuttack JMFC MP, MLA Court issued a Non-Bailable Warrant against MP Anubhav Mohanty after his failure to appear in court over allegations made by actress Varsha Priyadarshini. The complaint involved accusations of harassment and inappropriate behavior.

  • Monday, 13 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
'CM Naveen captured, needs to be rescued': BJP leaders Jay Panda, Aparajita Sarangi, Manmohan Samal and others raise serious issues

We have respect for our CM but this Sana (younger) babu has isolated the CM from others. Be it Chief Secretary, DGP and others, nobody is allowed to meet CM without the younger babu’s permission,” said Sarangi.

  • Monday, 13 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: EVM glitches, tension outside booth reported; 9.25% polling by 9 am

The first phase of the 2024 Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Odisha has commenced with reports of EVM glitches and a tense incident involving a BJP agent being denied early morning booth entry. The situation stabilized, and the voting process is now running smoothly across multiple booths. Odisha's Chief Electoral Officer confirmed minimal impact from these issues, with quick resolutions ensuring ongoing polling.

  • Monday, 13 May 2024
Odisha Election First Phase Voting
Odisha Elections 2024 Phase 1 Voting LIVE Updates: 73.97 per cent polling registered 

The first phase of voting was held in four Lok Sabha constituencies and 28 Assembly seats in Odisha to decide the fate of candidates in the fray.  As

  • Monday, 13 May 2024
BJP National VP and Kendrapara LS candidate Baijayant Panda holds massive roadshow in Mahakalpara 
BJP National VP and Kendrapara LS candidate Baijayant Panda holds massive roadshow in Mahakalpara 

BJP National Vice President Baijayant Panda, contesting from Kendrapara Lok Sabha, led a significant roadshow in Mahakalpara with MLA candidate Durga Prasanna Nayak. The event covered 30 km and witnessed massive public participation and support, highlighting the positive reception of BJP's policies among rural voters.

  • Sunday, 12 May 2024
Decomposed body of woman found on river bank in Bhubaneswar
Decomposed body of woman found on river bank in Bhubaneswar

In Bhubaneswar, the decomposed body of a woman was discovered on the banks of the Basuaghai river. The police, suspecting murder, initiated an investigation and are seeking to identify her through inquiries at nearby brick kilns and villages.

  • Saturday, 11 May 2024
Akshaya Tritiya 2024: Here Are 5 Auspicious Things That You Could Buy Besides Gold On This Festival
Akshaya Tritiya 2024: Here Are 5 Auspicious Things That You Could Buy Besides Gold On This Festival

Akshaya Tritiya is one of the most auspicious festivals celebrated by Hindus. It literally translates to the third day of the bright fortnight of Vaishakha that brings eternal abundance to the devotees. With the essence of new beginning, ventures or investments, people are celebrating the festival today.

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  • Friday, 10 May 2024
No backstabbing: Ranendra Pratap Swain's veiled warning to Samir Dash
No backstabbing: Ranendra Pratap Swain's veiled warning to Samir Dash

Ranendra Pratap Swain, BJD's observer for Puri district, issued a veiled warning against backstabbing in the upcoming elections, specifically targeting dropped MLA Samir Dash.

  • Friday, 10 May 2024
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