The viral audio clip has surfaced at a time when the first phase of voting began for the three-tier Panchayat elections on Wednesday.
Son of an MLA in Odisha, Debasis Patra, allegedly coerced and threatened a woman to withdraw a police complaint filed by her
Jeypore: The Block Development Officer (BDO) of Laxmipur here in Koraput district has landed in trouble after an audio clip of him demanding money from the sarpanches allegedly on behalf of the Collector went viral. The BDO identified as Dillip Patnaik was allegedly demanding Rs 30,000 from sarpanches and executive officers, saying that that the […]
Bhubaneswar: A purported audio clip in which suspended BJD leader from Balasore, Jeevan Pradeep Das was heard saying, ‘BJP-BJD are one and the same’, has created a political storm in Odisha. Das, a former MLA from Balasore Sadar constituency, was recently suspended from the BJD by party supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for ‘anti-party […]
Bhubaneswar: The Orissa High Court granted interim protection to the employees of Odisha Television Network in connection with a viral audio clip for which police had served notice to the media house. While granting interim protection, the High Court has asked OTV to cooperate in the investigation. The Commissionerate Police had issued notice to OTV […]
Bhubaneswar: Questions like what is actually spent towards treatment of COVID-19 patients and what is the share of the Centre and the Odisha government and how much is being paid to private hospitals for treating COVID patients are being heaved at increasing frequency and velocity. All this was triggered by an audio clip of a […]
Bhubaneswar: Hours after police reportedly detained two persons for bringing COVID mismanagement allegations in a viral audio clip, a woman who claimed to be the wife of one of the detainees alleged that the police may force her husband to change his statement. Speaking to OTV, the woman said, “Coming under the pressure, the police […]
Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Sunday took two persons into custody over bringing COVID mismanagement allegations in a viral audio clip. Twin City Police Commissioner confirmed about the development and said that both have been detained for detail investigation into the matter. Family members of one of the person have alleged before OTV that some […]