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Another Odisha MP Tests COVID-19 Positive

Bhubaneswar: As COVID-19 continues to spread its tentacles in Odisha, politicians, MLAs and MPs are seen to be increasingly falling prey to the disease. The latest addition to the list of high profile politicians who have been infected with COVID-19 is the BJD MLA from Nabarangpur, Ramesh Chandra Majhi. Following the revelation, the parliamentarian has […]

Polavaram Row: Odisha to 'suffer' amid Centre-Andhra bonhomie
Polavaram Row: Odisha to 'suffer' amid Centre-Andhra bonhomie

Bhubaneswar: Yet again keeping the ‘stop work order’ in abeyance, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday extended the construction period for the Polavaram Multipurpose Project in Andhra Pradesh by two years. And with the growing amiability between PM Modi and Andhra CM Jagan Reddy, Odisha government has now claimed that the signing of two-year […]

Locals gherao BJD leader Prakash Majhi in Jharigaon

Nabarangpur: Irate locals of Kalegaon today gheraoed BJD’s Jharigaon Assembly seat candidate Prakash Majhi while he was campaigning in the village. The incident came to light after a video purportedly showing Prakash being opposed surfaced on different social media platforms. As per reports, Prakash, who is minister Ramesh Majhi’s younger brother, had visited Kalegaon for […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
  • BJD
Schoolgirl delivers baby inside hostel in Odisha; probe ordered

Daringbadi: Tension ran high in Daringbadi area of Kandhamal district after reports that a class-VIII girl delivered a baby at a residential school. Irate locals staged a demonstration and blocked NH-59 demanding probe and immediate arrest of the accused involved in the incident. Vehicular traffic between Daringbadi and Berhampur and other parts of the district […]

Congress to move privilege motion against minister for presenting ‘wrong information’

Bhubaneswar: The second day of the winter session of Odisha Assembly witnessed uproarious scenes today with Congress MLA disrupting the proceedings during Question Hour and accusing SC and ST Development Minister, Ramesh Majhi of presenting misleading facts in the House. Congress members alleged that members for Tribal Development Council are being selected on the basis […]

Enrollment in 11 model schools to start soon

Bhubaneswar: The admission of SC/ST students into 11 model schools will begin from this academic year, informed Minister for Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes Development Ramesh Majhi on Thursday. Students will be enrolled at one Biju Patnaik Model School, six Ekalavya Model Residential Schools and four Kalinga Model Residential Schools in the State. “A notification […]

Polavaram row: Ramesh Majhi slams Oram's statement

Bhubaneswar: Launching a scathing attack on Union Minister Jual Oram, Odisha minister Ramesh Chandra Majhi on Tuesday said the Tribal Affairs Minister’s statement in the Rajya Sabha on the controversial Polavaram project was not based on facts. Majhi, ST, SC Development, Minorities and Backward Classes Welfare Minister, in a letter to Oram said, “While relying […]

‘Rash driving, overloading causes of Angul bus mishap’

Bhubaneswar/Angul: A day after the tragic bus accident that claimed six lives in Angul, the district administration held rash driving and over loading responsible for the mishap. Based on the report of three-member probe committee formed by the administration, Angul Collector Anil Samal also made the carelessness of the biker, who was also killed after […]

  • Tuesday, 20 Jul 2021
  • Angul
BJD demands arrest of Pradip Majhi, family; CBI probe into Seashore link

Koraput: Demanding a CBI probe into the links of senior Congress leader and former Nabarangpur MP Pradip Majhi and his family with the Seashore Group, a chit fund company and their arrest, the ruling BJD today staged demonstrations in several areas in the undivided Koraput district. While Commerce and Transport minister and Jharigan MLA Ramesh […]

CM asks Transport dept to expedite work on Khurda-Balangir rail route

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has directed the Transport department to finish the railway line work on Khurda-Balangir route from Balangir side on stipulated time

Notification to put revised toll fee on hold tomorrow

Odisha government, which has decided to submit a report to the Centre on shifting of five toll gates on the National Highway in 10 days, will come up with a notification tomorrow to put the revised toll fee on hold as per the demands of the Odisha Private Bus Owners’ Association

Collection of revised toll put on hold

Transport Minister Ramesh Majhi on Saturday clarified that the hiked toll to be collected at the eight toll plazas in the State as per the notification by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has been put on hold for the time being

Toll dispute: Bus services on Puri route disrupted

Pipli (Puri): Private bus services on the Bhubaneswar-Puri route remained suspended for quite some time this morning in protest against the insistence of the personnel at the Pipili gate on collecting the increased toll despite the state government's decision on May 31 to put the decision on hold till the dispute with the bus operators' association was resolved.

  • Tuesday, 20 Jul 2021
  • NHAI
Bus fares hiked; automatic fare adjustment comes into effect
Bus fares hiked; automatic fare adjustment comes into effect

Bhubaneswar: Bowing to the long-standing demand of Odisha Private Bus Owners’ Association, the State government today brought in an automatic fare adjustment mechanism in view of frequent rise and fall of fuel prices and hiked bus fares as part of implementation of the new module. The fares, which have been increased ranging between 4 and […]

Govt mulls CCTV in buses, owners skeptic
Govt mulls CCTV in buses, owners skeptic

In a bid to beef up safety and security of passengers, especially women commuters, the State government is planning to make it mandatory for all the bus operators to install close-circuit television (CCTV) cameras and general packet radio service (GPRS) system in their buses