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'Delhi Chalo' protest by farmers suspended till Friday

Farmers have been protesting at the Punjab-Haryana borders for the past few days to press the Centre into accepting their demands on minimum support price (MSP) for crops and other issues.

  • Wednesday, 21 February 2024
'Jobless' Odisha diploma engineers make bonfire of certificates
'Jobless' Odisha diploma engineers make bonfire of certificates

A lady engineering student shouted, “We have been protesting for the last one and a half years for jobs. The government is playing with our lives, as it is doing nothing for our employment. What is the use of keeping certificates with us? The certificates are of no value to us now.”

  • Monday, 12 February 2024
Special Education Teacher aspirants hold ‘bekari haat'
Special Education Teacher aspirants hold ‘bekari haat', sell dahibara in Bhubaneswar to press their demands

As a sign of protest, the aspirants set up ‘bekari haat (Unemployment Mela) and sold sweets, dahibara, saree, and also sold dry fish and scraps (Kabadi).

  • Friday, 09 February 2024
Divyang vendors 'forced out of protest site' near Bhubaneswar civic body office
Divyang vendors 'forced out of protest site' near Bhubaneswar civic body office

As per reports, the Divyang persons were carrying out their small businesses at Market building. After they were evicted, they had been demanding permanent rehabilitation. 

  • Tuesday, 30 January 2024
‘Scam’ alleged in Odisha junior teacher recruitment, aspirants protest at OSEPA office
‘Scam’ alleged in Odisha junior teacher recruitment, aspirants protest at OSEPA office

The agitating aspirants clamoured to declare the marks of the successful and failed candidates. As tension spread on the OSEPA premises, police personnel were deployed. 

  • Thursday, 18 January 2024
Odisha Congress holds 12-hr Deogarh bandh over mandi 'irregularities', farmers join protest 
Odisha Congress holds 12-hr Deogarh bandh over mandi 'irregularities', farmers join protest 

The Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) launched a dawn-to-dusk bandh on Tuesday from 6 am to 6 pm over alleged paddy procurement irregularities in mandis in Deogarh. 

  • Tuesday, 16 January 2024
Fuel scarcity looms large as indefinite strike of Odisha Motor Transportation Workers’ Association f
Fuel scarcity looms large as indefinite strike of Odisha Motor Transportation Workers’ Federation from today

Meanwhile, passengers experienced harrowing times being stranded at bus stands and expressed disappointment over the protest.

  • Monday, 08 January 2024
Explained: Why Drivers Are Protesting Against New Hit And Run Law?
Explained: Why Drivers Are Protesting Against New Hit And Run Law?

On January 2nd, long queues were seen outside petrol pumps in some parts of the country reportedly due to a shortage of fuel. Later it was ascertained that Truckers were demonstrating against the New Hit And Run Law.

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  • Sunday, 07 January 2024
Row over plantation 'scam': Odisha BJP to stage protest tomorrow
Row over plantation 'scam': Odisha BJP to stage protest tomorrow

It is alleged that in Bhubaneswar alone, a major scam has taken place in plantations under various flyovers and funds to the tune of Rs 7 crore meant for the purpose have been misappropriated. 

  • Thursday, 04 January 2024
Keonjhar Juang tribals launch unique protest over lack of road, electricity 
Keonjhar Juang tribals launch unique protest over lack of road, electricity 

Juang tribals alleged that though they apprised the block administration of the urgency for a pucca road and electricity in the past, no step has been taken.

  • Tuesday, 02 January 2024
Odisha to have BJP govt in May, no trace of garbage at Gadakana in 72 hours: Manmohan Samal
Odisha to have BJP govt in May, no trace of garbage at Gadakana in 72 hours: Manmohan Samal

Speaking at the protest rally near the Sainik School, Manmohan Samal said that the central government has provided crores of rupees to the state government for disposal of garbage, but the latter has failed to do that.

  • Thursday, 28 December 2023
Students oppose ‘Nua O’ at Rajdhani College, allege politicisation of college campus by BJD
Students oppose ‘Nua O’ at Rajdhani College, allege politicisation of college campus by BJD

Angry students staged a sit-in outside the college gate and shouted slogans against Minister Ashok Panda who was invited to attend the programme as chief guest.

  • Thursday, 21 December 2023
Odisha Congress takes to street over 'Bali Yatra scam'
Odisha Congress takes to street over 'Bali Yatra scam'

Shouting slogans against the CMC mayor, Subash Singh, the agitating party workers demanded an impartial investigation into the alleged irregularities in the projects like welcome gates, laser show, AC hangar, fireworks, and advertisements.

  • Tuesday, 19 December 2023
Irregularities alleged in MBK & Bank Mitra recruitment in Odisha; aspirants stage protest 
Irregularities alleged in MBK & Bank Mitra recruitment in Odisha; aspirants stage protest 

Many aspirants staged a sit-in outside the Khordha block office on Monday and shouted slogans against the administration. They demanded an investigation into the alleged lapses in the recruitment process.

  • Monday, 11 December 2023
Koraput Central University students protest over worms in hostel food, infra woes
Koraput Central University students protest over worms in hostel food, infra woes

The students of the Central University of Odisha in Koraput district staged a protest on Thursday seeking the fulfillment of various demands.

  • Thursday, 23 November 2023
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