Tag: Violation

Fake Sambalpuri sarees threaten Odisha weavers' livelihood

  Bargarh: Fate of many Sambalpuri saree weavers is hanging in balance as fake sarees reportedly from Gujarat and Rajasthan are being sold at a much cheaper rate in the market. According to sources, these fake sarees with Sambalpuri prints are being sold in the market in a price range of Rs 300 to Rs […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
model code
Panchayat polls: BJP demands judicial probe into model code violation

Sambalpur: The BJP today demanded judicial probe into violation of model code of conduct by the some political leaders and top senior bureaucrats and a series of political violence during panchayat polls perpetrated by the ruling party in the ongoing three-tier Panchayat polls in Odisha. Briefing media persons here, BJP National President Suresh Pujari said […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
BJD moves SEC alleging BJP violating model poll code

Bhubaneswar: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Thursday moved State Election Commission (SEC) alleging that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is violating the model code of conduct for ensuing panchayat polls by advertising its several schemes on local television channels. A delegation of BJD, headed by party vice-president Surya Narayan Patra, moved SEC and […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Odisha tweaks AICTE norms for easy admission to Engg!

Bhubaneswar: Going out of the way to address the worries of the private engineering colleges in the state, which have seen a drastic fall in student intake over the last few years, the Odisha government has tweaked the norms of All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) in an effort to get more aspirants admitted […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
EC cracks whip, bars Yogi, Mayawati, Azam, Maneka

New Delhi: After Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the Election Commission (EC) on Monday barred Union Minister Maneka Gandhi and Samajwadi Party leader Mohammed Azam Khan from campaigning in the Lok Sabha elections for 48 houres and 72 hours, respectively. While Gandhi was barred for asking Muslims in […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Odisha woman loses block chairman post for violating 2-child norm

Phulbani: A woman in Kandhamal district lost her block chairman post and committee membership on charges that she has more than two children, a norm which disqualifies a person from contesting local elections. While hearing a poll-related case, the district judge pronounced the verdict against Daringbadi block chairman Subhranti Pradhan, who is the wife of […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Mask Penalty In Odisha
COVID-19: Without Masks, Violators Cough Up Rs 1.25 Crore Penalty In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Whopping Rs 1.25 crore was collected as fine by Odisha Police from people for not wearing mask which is being recommended as an effective defence against COVID-19 infection. While briefing Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik about the measures taken by the police administration during COVID-19 lockdown, Odisha Police DG Abhay informed that several people were […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021