The efforts by some influential persons to dilute Government’s effort to clear encroachment from Swargadwara and trying to shift the cremation ground to elsewhere has received flak. While the government officials are busy in working out a blueprint for the eviction process, it is being alleged that Puri Municipal Chairman Jayant Sarangi is providing shield to his relatives against it.
In a shocking road mishap on Cuttack-Kendrapara road in Cuttack district today three persons died and three others sustained critical injuries.
In a success in the probe process of Salman Rout murder case of Tarabha in Dhenkanal, police arrested another accused today. The prime accused in the case, Byomokesh Biswal, an Odisha State Armed Police (OSAP) jawan is already arrested in the case.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday urged all the stakeholders to work collectively to protect and conserve rich forest cover.
Bishnu Charan Das, who has been appointed as the Deputy Chairman of the Odisha State Planning Board (OSPB) last week, has resigned from the Rajya Sabha. Sources said he has sent his resignation paper to Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari on Monday night.
The State Legislative Assembly on Tuesday failed to transact the Question Hour and was adjourned for one hour till 11.31 am as protests over farmer suicide case continues to disrupt the proceedings.
Commissionerate police arrested the main accused in the Salia Sahi fake currency printing case from the city railway station this morning.
Hundreds of contractual teachers of Government high schools gheraoed the official residence of School and Mass Education Minister Debi Prasad Mishra here on Tuesday.
In a shocking industrial accident, a driver of a hyva was killed as the vehicle fell off a 200-foot ditch in the Samaleswari open cast coalmine in Jharsuguda district this morning.
Acting on an allegation of amassment and possession of disproportionate assets, Vigilance sleuths have started conducting raids on the houses of Cuttack district’s Badamba block Junior Engineer (JE) Satyanarayan Pattajoshi at different places in the State.