Tag: Odisha

What BJD Has Done For Farmers In 21 Years: BJP’s Pradip Purohit

Bhubaneswar: The farmers across Odisha are not able to sell their produce, mostly paddy in mandis and the token system introduced by the State government has compounded their miseries, alleged BJP leader Pradip Purohit on Friday. Though the Centre has fixed Minimum Support Price (MSP) at Rs 1868 per quintal of paddy, the farmers are […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
Engineer Amrut Das Death: OHRC To Visit Spot For Inquiry

Bhubaneswar: A team of Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) is likely to visit spot to conduct a detailed probe into the mysterious death of engineer Amrut Das, whose mother and brother had recently attempted suicide near Odisha Assembly alleging shoddy police investigation. The father and brother of the deceased engineer on Friday deposed before the […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
Lokayukta Asks Vigilance To Probe Corruption Charges Against MLA Pradeep Panigrahi

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Lokayukta on Friday directed State Vigilance Directorate to probe into the corruption allegations levelled against Gopalpur MLA Pradeep Panigrahi who was recently arrested by the Crime Branch for his alleged links with IFS officer Abhay Pathak and his son Akash. The directive came after the anti-corruption watchdog accepted the recommendations of Odisha […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
Crackdown On D-Syndicate: Massive Weapon Haul Of 16 Guns, Over 1000 Ammo Seized, Police Remand Of Dhalasamant Brothers Soon

Cuttack: In a major breakthrough, the Commissionerate Police recovered 16 guns and over 1000 rounds of live ammunitions during an intense crackdown on the crime network of gangster brothers – Sushil and Sushant Dhalasamant in the past 24 hours in Cuttack. Twin City Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi on Friday informed that eight firearms, 16 magazines […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
Odisha Drug Seizures: State Winging In The 'Udta' Punjab Way?

Bhubaneswar: Odisha, especially Bhubaneswar, got zoomed on the country’s dubious narcotics map by a leaked Whatsapp chat of  controversial actress Rhea Chakrobarty, who in the chat had  purportedly exclaimed, “Dude, Bhubaneswar is the Scene.” What she boasted of her finding in Odisha’s capital city was ‘the best ever weed’. True to Rhea’s discovery, Odisha looks […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
BJP Gears Up To Revive Its ‘120 Mission’ In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Breaking into the formidable bastion of the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will be a major challenge for senior BJP leader Daggubati Purandeswari who has been given charge of the party’s affairs in Odisha. The new in-charge (Prabhari) of the party’s Odisha unit, Purandeswari is now on a visit to the State and seems […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
CB Gets Akash Pathak’s 5-Day Custody; To Be Quizzed On Tata Motors ‘Job Fraud’, Opulent Life

Bhubaneswar: More skeletons are likely to tumble out in the high-profile Tata Motors ‘recruitment fraud’ in Odisha as the Crime Branch on Friday took Akash Pathak, the son of suspended IFS officer Abhay Kant Pathak, on a five day remand for questioning in connection with the matter. Akash Pathak , who allegedly spun a web […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
Cold Wave To Sweep Odisha From Dec 18: IMD, ECMWF

Bhubaneswar: Even as Odisha is yet to see the sweeping cold wave conditions till Friday, the big forecast here is wintry chill will soon take the State in its grip. Get ready with your winter wears, as the prediction is Christmas night and morning will be chilly this year. As per the latest ECMWF forecast, […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
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Odisha: Couple Electrocuted In Vegetable Field

Aska: In a tragic incident, a couple was electrocuted after coming in contact with an 11 KV live transmission wire which has reportedly snapped at Burupada village under Hinjilicut police station here on Saturday morning. The deceased have been identified as Bishnu Samal and his wife Hina Samal. According to local sources, the mishap took […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
Thick Blanket Of Fog Engulfs Odisha; Vehicular Movement Hit In Twin City

Bhubaneswar: As per India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) forecast, a thick blanket of dense fog engulfed several parts of Odisha including the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar on Saturday. Though early-risers had the opportunity to witness the thick pall of mist, the dense cover of fog also created troubles for hundreds of motorists who were […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
Major Crackdown On Narcotics Trade In Odisha; Ganja Worth Over Rs 70 Lakh Seized

Koraput: In a major crackdown on illegal narcotics trade, over 700 kilograms of Ganja (dry cannabis) has been seized following raids by Lamtaput and Padua police in Koraput district in the past 24 hours. The market price of the seized narcotics is said to be around Rs 70 lakh. As per reports, two teams led […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
Bar Association polls
Odisha Bar Association Polls Kick Start, Keen Contest On Card

Cuttack: Keen contest for several key posts appears to be on cards as the interim elections to all bar associations affiliated to the Odisha State Bar Council (OSBC) kick started across the State on Saturday morning. The polling process for the elections, which are being held to form the annual executive body of the bar […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
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No Road, No Ambulance: Patients In Odisha Carried On Bullock Cart For 5 Kms

Nabarangpur: The tall claims of Odisha government of providing quality healthcare seem to be falling flat as non-motorable roads continue to pose a hindrance to the ambulance services in rural belts of the State. In absence of a pucca road, as many as three patients of Patakhalia area under Chandahandi block of Nabarangpur district reportedly […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
Odisha: After Pari, Another Girl Goes Missing In Nayagarh

Nayagarh: At a time when the mysterious kidnapping and murder of five-year-old girl ‘Pari’ in Nayagarh has created shockwaves in Odisha, another girl from the district has reportedly gone missing. As per reports, the three-year-old girl was last seen playing near her house at Dadhipatna village under Ranpur block in the district on Friday afternoon. […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
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'Free Toll' Movement Today As Odisha Farmers Intensify Protest Against Centre's New Farm Laws

Bhubaneswar: As talks with the Government regarding the three farm reform laws proved to be ‘inconclusive’, the farmers’ organisations have now intensified the agitation and taken over the toll plazas across the country as part of their ongoing protest. The farmers have conquered almost all the toll plazas in the country today, as decided by […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021