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DA case: Tihidi block office cashier in Vigilance net

Bhadrak: Vigilance officials today raided the office and residences of Tihidi block office cashier Prabhakar Pradhan on charges of acquisition and possession of property disproportionate to his known source of income. During the raid, the anti-corruption officials raided Pradhan’s office at Tihidi, rented house and ancestral houses in Balasore and Bhadrak simultaneously. The exact amount […]

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SCB Haematology professor under Vigilance scanner

Cuttack: Vigilance officials today raided office and houses of SCB Medical College and Hospital Haematology professor Rabindra Jena and traced his movable and immovable property worth Rs 3.23 crore. Five buildings, five plots with houses, a life insurance deposit of more than Rs 8 lakh and bank deposits of more than Rs 73 lakh in […]

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Crorepati doctor caught taking Rs 1500 bribe in Ganjam

Berhampur: A doctor at the Buguda Community Health Centre (CHC) in Ganjam district was arrested by Vigilance officials today for accepting bribe of Rs 1500. As per a complaint, doctor B Gopal Chandra Rao of the Buguda CHC had already taken Rs 3,000 bribe for the operation of a patient. He was caught red-handed by […]

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Bhadrak CDMO arrested for taking bribe

Bhadrak: Bhadrak Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) Gitanjali Patnaik was arrested by Vigilance today for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs 8000. As per complaint, CDMO Gitanjali had demanded bribe from a supervisor of Sarada Security and Facility Service, a security agency, to pass a pending bill. After arresting Gitanjali, officials of the anti-corruption wing […]

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DA case: Vig raid on Rural Development engineer

Bolangir: The Vigilance today raided houses of Assistant Engineer of Rural Development Bijan Kumar Jena on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known source of income. Simultaneous raids were conducted at Jena’s house in Bhagabatinagar of Bolangir and ancestral home in Mangalpur in Cuttack. Till the filing of this report, the searches were on. […]

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Vigilance raids PHD Assistant Executive Engineer

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths today raided the houses and property of Public Health Department Assistant Executive Engineer in Bhubaneswar, Pradip Kumar Patra on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known source of income. The officials conducted simultaneous raids at eight places including his property at Bhubaneswar, Berhampur and Aska. However, the exact amount of property […]

Vigilance arrests Bolangir Civil Supplies Officer, Bargarh JE

Bolangir: Vigilance sleuths today arrested Bolangir Civil Supplies Officer (CSO) Ranjan Seth on charges of acquisition and possession of property disproportionate to his known source of income. Sources said Seth was arrested by the anti-corruption unit for amassing disproportionate assets amounting to Rs 1.21 crores. The accused will be forwarded to court today. Earlier on […]

Vigilance raids on offices, house of Panchayat Executive Officer

Bhubaneswar: The State Vigilance today conducted simultaneous raids on house and offices of Panchayat Executive Officer Trinath Sahoo on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known source of income. The sleuths searched Sahoo’s panchayat offices in Borabhata and Kendupati as he was in charge of the two panchayats. Besides, his residence in Mandirapada and […]

Mayurbhanj OPTCL DGM & Balasore RTO in Vigilance net

Baripada/ Balasore: Vigilance officials today arrested the Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited (OPTCL) Mayurbhanj branch DGM Yashwant Choudhry while he was demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 3,000. The DGM had demanded Rs, 5000 bribe from a local allegedly to make a bill for a rented vehicle at his office. Later, a trap was […]

Bhubaneswar City DFO in Vig net

Bhubaneswar: The State Vigilance today conducted simultaneous raids at four places on the houses and office of Bhubaneswar City Division DFO Chittaranjan Mishra for allegedly amassing disproportionate assets. The sleuths searched Mishra’s residence located in Old Town, Bhubaneswar and ancestral house in Kanpur of Cuttack. Besides, Mishra’s office in Saheed Nagar and his father-in-law’s house […]

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Sundergarh Women’s College head clerk in Vigilance net

Rourkela: Vigilance sleuths today raided houses of Sundergarh Government Women’s College head clerk Ramesh Patel on charges of acquisition and possession of property disproportionate to his known source of income. Under the direction of the Sundergarh Special Vigilance Judge, three teams of the anti-corruption wing led by Bolangir Vigilance SP Parameswar Kisan simultaneously searched Patel’s […]

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Four years on, probe into paddy procurement scam still not complete

Bhubaneswar: Even after a massive scam in paddy procurement to the tune of Rs 24 crores surfaced in 2013, the Vigilance department is yet to complete its probe in the matter. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had ordered the Vigilance department in 2013 to investigate the scam, but the anti-corruption wing is yet to submit its […]

Vigilance action raises doubts on proper implementation of PMGAY

Bolangir: At a time when the district administration has been lauded at both the state and national level for its commendable job in ensuring rural housing facilities for poor, vigilance action on alleged misuse of funds under the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awaas Yojana (PMGAY) has raised doubts over the success of the scheme. Bolangir had […]

Vigilance unearths crores from possession of Bhawanipatna DFO

Bhawanipatna/Bhubaneswar: Odisha Vigilance on Saturday conducted raids on the property of Bhawanipatna’s Northern Range District Forest Officer, Lalitendu Jena, for allegedly amassing assets disproportionate to his known source of income. According to sources, simultaneous raids were conducted at five places including his property at Bhawanipatna, Cuttack and residence in Gajapati Nagar of the capital city. […]

Bolangir Civil Supplies Officer in Vigilance Net

Bolangir: Vigilance sleuths on Saturday conducted raids on the office and property of Bolangir District Civil Supplies Officer (CSO), Ranjan Seth, on allegations of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. The anti-corruption officials conducted simultaneous raids at the CSO’s office and property at Bargarh, Bolangir, Baripada and Bhubaneswar. According to reports, the […]

DA case: Bolangir Soil Conservation Officer in vigilance net

Bolangir: Vigilance sleuths today conducted raids at the residence and office of Shankirtan Bishi, Additional Project Director of Soil Conservation and Watershed department, on charges of amassing properties disproportionate to his known sources of income. Acting on a tip off, vigilance officials led by DSP Parmeswar Kishan raided five different places including Bishi’s residence, office […]

Excise Inspector in Vigilance net

Bolangir: Vigilance sleuths on Saturday conducted raids on establishments of Lalitmohan Mishra, Gunpur Excise Inspector in Rayagada district, on charges of amassing disproportionate assets. The Vigilance team conducted simultaneous raids at four places including Excise Inspector’s residence in Bolangir and office at Rayagada. Further details in connection with the anti-corruption wing raid are awaited.

Vigilance launches hotline numbers to check corruption in rural housing

Cuttack: Stepping up its exercise against corruption in rural housing scheme, the vigilance department today launched dedicated telephone numbers to receive complaints directly from people regarding any bribery issues. People can directly contact the Vigilance directorate, Cuttack on 0671-2305988 and six of its regional offices including Bhubaneswar (0674-2397748), Berhampur (0680-2282300), Sambalpur (0663-2412115), Balasore (255005), Koraput […]

Money paid to beneficiaries, but houses not built: Vigilance

Bhubaneswar: The anti-corruption vigilance wing of Odisha Police has detected some instances where payments have been made to beneficiaries, but no houses constructed under rural housing scheme, official sources said. Two such instances were detected under Koraput vigilance police station and Bhubaneswar vigilance police station jurisdictions. Cases under Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and under […]

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DA Case: Education office senior clerk in Vig net

Paralakhemundi: Vigilance officials today raided the houses of the senior clerk of Gumma block education office in Gajapati district on the allegation of acquisition and possession of property disproportionate to his known source of income. The Vigilance teams conducted the raid in four different places simultaneously, including his residence at Paralakhemundi, in-law’s house and two […]

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OTV Impact: Odisha Vigilance initiates probe into 'No percentage no work'

Sundargarh: Odisha Vigilance, on Saturday, initiated a probe into allegations of ‘no percentage no work’ in Subdega block and Sadar area of Sundergarh district after OTV reported it recently. As per reports, Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY) beneficiaries of Sundargarh Sadar and Subdega block had to pay some percentage to receive the money for construction of […]

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Sambalpur Jailer sent to three-day Vigilance remand

Sambalpur: The jailer of Sambalpur circle jail, from whose chamber Rs 18 lakh was recovered during a Vigilance raid on June 4, has been sent on a three-day Vigilance remand on Sunday. The Additional District and Sessions Judge here today allowed the vigilance wing of Odisha Police to take the jailer, Sushant Rout, on a […]

Cash in prison: Suspended Odisha jailer arrested

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance on Friday arrested the jailer of Sambalpur circle jail, Sushant Kumar Rout who was earlier suspended after Rs 18 lakh was recovered from his office. Rout was arrested today after he failed to account for the money that was seized from his chamber during a raid on June 4, an official statement of the vigilance […]

Jagatsingpur RWSS Engineer in Vigilance net

Jagatsingpur: Vigilance sleuths on Friday raided houses and office of Jagatsingpur Rural Water Supply and Sanitation (RWS&S) Executive Engineer Saroj Satapathy for allegedly amassing assets disproportionate to his known source of income. The officials conducted the raid simultaneously at eight places, including Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, and his office and government quarter in Jagatsingpur. Satapathy’s parental houses at Naraharipur […]

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Odisha Vigilance arrests Puri Sadar JE on graft charges

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths today arrested JE Amiya Kumar Panda in Sadar Block of Puri for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 7000 from a contractor for preparing bill of a construction work. The contractor Ranjit Lenka had been allotted construction work of an ‘akhada’ at Lokanath Road in Puri and Rs two lakh had been sanctioned […]