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Employees' Pension Scheme
EPFO: Govt Makes Big Announcement; Interest Rate Increased

New Delhi: Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar on Tuesday said over 6 crore EPFO members will get 8.65 per cent interest on their deposits for 2018-19. The Central Board of Trustees — the apex decision-making body of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) — had approved 8.65 per cent interest rate for the last fiscal in […]

BJD-BJP Fight to Get Uglier in The Days Ahead

The fight has now begun in right earnest. Ahead of the BJP national executive meet in Bhubaneswar on April 15 & 16, the battle of attrition between the saffron party and the ruling BJD has sent the political temperature soaring in the state. With both sides determined not to give an inch, things can be […]

High Court
Attack on Union minister’s convoy: HC grants anticipatory bail to BJD MLA

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court today granted anticipatory bail to BJD MLA Debesh Acharya in connection with the attack on Union Textile minister Santosh Gangwar’s convoy during his visit to Bargarh. Talking to media persons later, Archarya’s counsel Sidharth Das said the bail plea of the MLA was heard by a single bench judge Justice […]

Attack on Union Min: RDC submits probe report

Bhubaneswar: Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC), Northern Division Bhaskarjyoti Sharma today submitted his probe report on the recent attack on Union Textile Minister Santosh Gangwar’s convoy during his visit to Bargarh to the Home department. Notably, the convoy of the Union Minister was attacked by a group of workers of the ruling BJD workers while he […]

RDC begins probe into attack on Union ministers

Bargarh: Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC), northern range, Bhaskar Jyoti Sharma on Thursday began investigation into the attack on the convoy of Union ministers Santosh Gangwar and Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti here on June 24. Source said at least 45 persons gave oral evidences, in connection with the attack which evoked widespread criticism from the Opposition BJP […]

Attack on Union minister: Notification on RDC inquiry issued

The State government today issued the notification on a probe by Revenue Divisional Commissioner (Northern range) Pramod Meherda into the attack on Union minister Santosh Gangwar’s vehicle at Bargarh last month

Bargarh incident hit nadir in Odisha's history: Arun Singh

Bhubaneswar: Alleging rampant corruption at all levels, BJP national general secretary Arun Singh on Monday said the Bargarh incident in which a union minster’s convoy was attacked and his vehicle damaged was ‘disgraceful’. Addressing the media after attending the party’s demonstration in front of Governor’s House, Singh said; “The June 24 incident is the most […]

Attack on Union minister: CM orders RDC inquiry

Bhubaneswar: Succumbing to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s demand for a probe into the attack on the vehicle of Union Textiles minister Santosh Gangwar at Bargarh few days back, chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday ordered an inquiry by the revenue divisional commissioner (RDC) into the incident. Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) sources said the inquiry will […]

Attack on Gangwar: BJP to protest statewide on Jun 29

Toughening it's stand on the attack on Union Textiles minister Santosh Gangwar in Bargarh on Friday, the BJP has decided to hold a statewide protest on June 29

Yadav, Pradhan condemn attack on Gangwar’s vehicle

In the wake of the attack on the vehicle of Union minister Santosh Gangwar during the Vikash Utsav celebrated by the BJP in Bargarh on Friday, two Union ministers came down heavily on the state government on Sunday

Cops on tenterhooks ahead of Parrikar’s Cuttack visit

Cuttack: With less than 24 hours to go for Union Defence minister Manohar Parrikar’s scheduled visit to Cuttack, police in the Millennium City is on tenterhooks in view of the Bargarh incident on Friday, which witnessed an attack allegedly by BJD workers on the convoy of two central ministers Santosh Gangwar and Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti. […]

Attack on Gangwar: Rajnath urges CM to take action

Bhubaneswar: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday asked Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to take appropriate action against those involved in the attack on the convoy of two central ministers at Bargarh during BJP’s Vikas Utsav celebrations on Friday. Rajnath also asked Patnaik to ensure that such untoward incidents are not repeated in future. […]

Attack on Gangwar: Angry BJP warns BJD of 'tit-for-tat'

Bhubaneswar: Outraged over the stoning of Union Textiles minister Santosh Gangwar’s car in Bargarh allegedly by BJD workers, the BJP today threatened a tit-for-tat response to the ruling party in the days to come. The party said it would protest the visit of ministers in the Naveen Patnaik government everywhere in the state. “They (BJD […]

Gangwar vehicle attacked
BJD workers damage Gangwar's car in Bargarh

Bargarh: Union Textiles Minister Santosh Gangwar’s vehicle was attacked and damaged by protesting BJD workers while he was on his way to attend the BJP’s Vikash Rally here. Unfazed by the protest, however, Gangwar reached the venue to attend the rally. According to sources, tension erupted between BJP and BJD workers following the attack on […]