Tag: Probe

Tinder Couple In Rape-Blackmail Row: Accused Banker’s Family Gheraoes Police Station

Bhubaneswar: Two days after a private bank employee was arrested on charges of raping a lady lecturer, his mother and family members today staged dharna in front of Chandrasekharpur Police Station in Bhubaneswar accusing cops of being partial in their probe. The banker’s mother questioned under what grounds her son was put behind bars while […]

Kunduli Gang Rape: SIT Submits Probe Report Before Orissa High Court 

Cuttack: The three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted by the Orissa High Court to investigate Kunduli gang rape and suicide incidents, today submitted a probe report in connection with the case before the HC. The SIT comprising southern range DIG Satyabrata Bhoi, northern range DIG Himanshu Lal and south western range, Koraput, DIG Shefeen Ahmed […]

Locals lock up headmaster for raping Class V girl in Nimapara

Puri: There seems to be no let up in the atrocities against women and children in Odisha as a class V girl student was allegedly raped by headmaster in Nimapara of Puri district. The matter came to light after the girl narrated ordeal to her parents today. Later, the girl student’s family and other villagers […]

Committee begins probe in Bonai bridge collapse incident

Bonai: A probe has begun in the under-construction bridge collapse incident near Kunchapani under K. Balanga police limits in Sundergarh on Sunday. According to sources, a committee has been formed to investigate the matter. Bonai sub-collector has informed that only after the submission of a report by the committee further action will be taken. “A […]

Probe PMO, Jaitley role in Mallya escape: Congress

New Delhi: Upping the ante against the Narendra Modi government for its “collaboration” in letting Vijay Mallya flee the country, the Congress on Tuesday demanded a probe into why the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley did not act against the liquor baron. “Complicity, collusion, connivance and collaboration of the Modi government […]

China vaccine probe confirms adulteration, falsified data

Beijing: An investigation by Chinese authorities into pharmaceutical company Changsheng Biotech, which is at the centre of a vaccine adulteration scandal, confirmed that the company falsified data about its products and used expired material to make vaccines, the media reported on Saturday. Raids conducted by a State Council team found that the firm had used […]

SCB Chlorine gas leakage: Inquiry report submitted to Govt

Cuttack: The district administration today submitted probe report of Chlorine gas leakage incident on SCB Medical College premises and suggested measures to avert such mishaps in future. Cuttack Collector Sushant Mohapatra said the government will examine the findings and take action accordingly against those who are responsible for such an incident. “The joint inquiry committee […]

Allegations against Amit Shah's son baseless: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday rejected demands for probe into the alleged extraordinary spike in the turnover of a company owned by BJP President Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah after NDA came to power, describing them as “baseless”. “All these allegations are baseless and there is no truth in them. Earlier also […]

Staff quarters’ roof collapse: BJP blocks NH in Nuapada

Nuapada: Demanding a high-level probe into the collapse of the roof of an under-construction staff quarters’ at Sahajat Sevashram here, BJP activists blocked the NH-353  near Tarbod village in the district today. Vehicular movement on the road was disrupted due to the protest. Several vehicles were stranded on both sides of the road. Attributing the […]

Illegal Sand Smuggling: Kalyansinghpur Tehsildar begins probe

Rayagada: To trail an inter-state sand smuggling racket, the officials of district administration today reached Bhalumaska railway station to conduct a probe into the illegal transportation of sand here in Kalyansinghpur of the district. The Tehsildar conducted a probe in the presence of local police, sources said. The matter came to light when local people […]

Swargdwar land grab probe RDC to submit report near Odisha Government
Swargadwar land grab probe: RDC to submit report near Odisha Govt

Puri: After the 9-member team constituted to probe Puri Swargadwar (crematorium) land grab allegations submitted its preliminary report to the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) of central range, AB Ota, the latter is prepared to submit the report near the Odisha government. As per the report, the team verified the land records of the past 90 […]

CM orders probe on harassment of girl in moving bus
CM orders probe on harassment of girl in moving bus

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has ordered a probe into the misbehaviour incident of a young girl in a moving bus. The bus in which the incident took place has been identified by the Commissionerate Police. A special team, including one lady officer, is probing the incident under the leadership of Cuttack DCP. Patnaik gave […]

Probe begins into farmer suicide

Jajpur: The Jajpur district administration on Thursday started a probe into the alleged suicide by a farmer earlier this month. 50-year-old Panchanan Dalei of Daanarkul village of Jajpur block in the district had allegedly consumed poison on March 23 allegedly over crop loss. He was found by his family members in a critical condition and […]

Swargadwar land grab row Congress demands CBI probe
Swargadwar land grab row: Congress demands CBI probe

Puri: Protest grows over Swargadwar land encroachment allegations. While BJP had staged an agitation on the issue yesterday, Puri District Students Congress and Srikshetra Sukarsha Bahini (SSB) took to streets today demanding a high level probe of the case. Both the groups staged a mass agitation at Atharnala here, due to which traffic to Puri […]

Facebook launches 'disputed' tag to crack down on fake news

New York: Social media giant Facebook has launched its much hyped “fake news” crackdown initiative in the US, tagging as “disputed” the stories that are deemed false by fact checking organisations, the media reported on Sunday. The new feature uses non-partisan third-party organisations like Snopes and Politifact to assess the factual accuracy of stories reported […]