They alleged that police had arrested two persons in this connection whereas the main conspirator is yet to be nabbed.
The investigating agency prayed to the Gram Nyayalaya to extend the remand period of Upadhyay for further questioning. It is learnt that the Crime Branch has got some vital clues regarding the murder mystery of Palei.
Bubaneswar: Protesting hike in price of petrol and diesel, the Biju Janata Dal has called for a five-hour hartal at all blocks and district headquarters across the State tomorrow. Emergency services like hospitals have been excluded from the hartal even though it will be completely peaceful, BJD spokesperson Sanjay Dasburma said. “The hartal will be […]
Gunupur: A day after two BJD factions fought during a meeting at Bisam Katak in Rayagada district, infighting in the regional party resurfaced at Gunupur today. During a party meeting, a war of words ensued between two groups of the BJD at Gunupur town hall in presence of party’s Rayagada observer and general secretary […]
Bhubaneswar: The process for the much-awaited expansion-cum-reshuffle of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik-led Cabinet has started with Food and Consumer Welfare Minister Sanjay Dasburma tendering his resignation here on Saturday. Though the ministry reshuffle is likely to be held tomorrow, 10 ministers in the existing Naveen Patnaik cabinet are expected to be dropped while some ministers […]
Bhubaneswar: In an apparent face-off between Odisha government and Centre over slashing of kerosene quota, BJP has asked the State to check black marketing of the essential commodity before demanding for more while ruling BJD alleged the cooking gas under Ujjwala scheme is being distributed at party level only and not the eligible beneficiaries. The […]
Bhubaneswar: To facilitate the students of the state having no Aadhaar card which has been made mandatory by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for the JEE Main examinations scheduled on April 2, the Odisha government had made elaborate arrangements. “CBSE has made Aadhaar card mandatory for students at the time of their registration […]
Bhubaneswar: Members cutting across party lines in the State Assembly today expressed their grave concern over gross irregularities in the distribution of ration card. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, BJD member Padmanav Behera asked the Food Supply and Consumer Welfare department to state about the steps it has taken so far to distribute ration […]
Cuttack: The Odisha government is targeting to procure 24.53% of Kharif paddy from the 10 districts under the Central revenue division. In a meeting at the Cuttack Collectors office, to make the paddy procurement process more streamlined and transparent, it was noted that till now 3,29,856 farmers have registered themselves to sell paddy. According to […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Food Supplies Minister Sanjay Dasburma met the Union Food minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday and urged to increase the Central allocation of rice meant for SC-ST hostels in the State. Citing that there are currently, 5,47,380 inmates in SC-ST hostels along with 11,775 boarders in welfare institutions for which 8,387.32 tonnes of […]
Brahmagiri: Food minister Sanjay Dasburma today faced students’ ire here at Alaranath Vocational College when some students threw chair at him during a function. The incident occurred when the minister was about to occupy the dias at the inaugural function of the college. Some students, believed to be backed by Opposition parties, shouted at him […]
Angul: A day after many BJP activists were soundly thrashed by BJD workers while showing black flags to Food Supply minister Sanjay Dasburma and Housing and Urban Development minister Pushpendra Singhdeo at Manamunda in Boudh district yesterday, Angul Superintendent of Police (SP) Kabita Jalan was injured during a clash between the workers of the two […]
The ruling BJD has decided to launch a protest against Chhattisgarh’s proposed barrage on the upstream of the Mahanadi River in 15 districts from July 25 till August 11
Bhubaneswar: Logjam continued in the Odisha Assembly on Tuesday as the Opposition created a ruckus in the house demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Food and Consumer Welfare Minister Sanjay Daburma and chit fund Commission head Justice MM Das. As soon as the proceedings of the day began, the Opposition Congress and BJP […]
Waging his relentless attack on his arch-rival and BJD leader and Food Supply and Consumer Welfare minister Sanjay Dasburma, senior Congress leader Lalatendu (Lulu) Bidyadhar Mahapatra on Sunday levelled fresh charges against him