Exactly 22 years ago on this day, Narendra Modi stepped into the Gujarat Assembly as an MLA for the first time. On the 24th of February 2002, began the electoral journey of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. His victory in the by-election from Rajkot II assembly constituency by a margin of 14,728 votes was very impressive.
In spite of the elaborate arrangements made by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) for the smooth conduct of the annual High School Certificate (HSC) or Matric examination, the question paper of the English examination on Friday allegedly leaked before the exams.
In a major development, the long-standing Assam Muslim Marriage and Divorce Registration Act of 1935 has been repealed by the state government on Friday. The decision was taken during a state cabinet meeting on Friday night chaired by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
Aadhaar serves as a crucial identity proof in India as it includes key details like name, permanent address, date of birth and a 12-digit number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).
Farmers on Wednesday announced to suspend the 'Delhi Chalo' march for two days, informing that they will decide their next course of action on Friday evening. The decision was announced by farmers' leader Sarwan Singh Pandher while addressing the media.
These four miscreants were arrested by Berhampur Police on charges of deception after they resorted to begging by faking disability. For last few years, all four had been begging in Berhampur Municipal Corporation area in the disguise of Divyangs with crutches in hand.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued seventh summons to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to appear before it in connection with the alleged excise policy scam, said the sources. Kejriwal has been asked to appear before the financial probe agency on February 26, informed the sources.
International Mother Language Day is an annual observance on February 21st dedicated to promoting linguistic and cultural diversity, as well as multilingualism. The significance of this day lies in recognizing the importance of mother languages in preserving cultural heritage and identity.
In a major move, the Odisha government has decided to give a massive facelift to the iconic Barabati stadium in Cuttack. As per reports, the stadium is likely to be demolished and renovated as part of the proposed development plan.
As farmers plan to continue ‘Delhi Chalo’ march again, security was heightened at the Singhu border. Rapid Action Force and police personnel were seen with security gears to stop the farmers from entering national capital. Drone surveillance is being done on the location to keep an eye on the protesting farmers.
Ending the political suspense, Nawaz Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Bilawal Bhutto’s Pakistan People's Party (PPP), agreed to form a coalition government in Pakistan.
How often do you see women morticians in the crematoriums? It is often believed that this particular work is only done by men. Breaking the stereotype is a woman mortician Laxmi Jena from Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district. Believe it or not, Laxmi has cremated more than 40,000 bodies in last 14 years.
A man from Hyderabad died while undergoing a surgery to enhance his smile just days before his wedding. On February 16, the victim, Laxmi Narayana Vinjam was undergoing 'smile designing' procedure at a dental Clinic. Unfortunately, he died while undergoing treatment.
Popular TV actor Rituraj Singh passed away at the age of 59 in the wee hours of Tuesday.
Media is considered the fourth pillar of democracy, alas, not in Odisha! Be it violent attacks, denial of pension grant, or the prolonged restrictions from entering Loka Seva Bhawan, journalists in Odisha are constantly getting cornered by the state government.
Are tainted Odisha ministers now on the radar of the Enforcement Directorate? After Delhi, Jharkhand and Bihar, seems Odisha is next in the list of the probe agency.