Section: Odisha

Final round of panchayat polls begins in 26 districts

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As scheduled, the fifth and final phase of panchayat elections began at 16,148 booths across 58 blocks in 26 districts at 7 O’clock this morning and will continue till 12 noon.

Mini truck carrying marriage party overturns, 4 dead, 10 injured

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In a shocking road mishap near Bira Maharajpur area of Subarnapur district in the State today, a mini-truck carrying marriage party overturned killing 4 and injuring 10 persons. The incident left the area grief stricken.

IAS Paratha Sarathi files bail plea in Odisha HC

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In an important development in the senior IAS Partha Sarathi Mishra Disproportionate Asset (DA) case, the suspended OSIC Managing Director filed a bail plea in the Orissa High Court, Monday evening.

BJD-BJP war of words over cash distribution to voters

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A war of words erupted between the ruling party BJD and BJP after vehicles and cash worth lakhs were recovered from Thuamul Rampur block of Kalahandi district today. While BJD orgnised a press meet to slam at the saffron party, BJP organized another to counter it.

No case under Section 493 against Talcher MLA: Bhubaneswar DCP

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In a big relief for Talcher MLA Braja Kishor Pradhan on Monday, the Commissionerate Police disqualified a case of ‘deceitful cohabitation’ against him. The case was filed against Pradhan at the Mahila Police Station here by a Talcher woman claiming Pradhan to be her husband.

Looters snatch gold necklace, mobiles, Rs 2000 from woman

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In a shocking incident pointing at the deteriorating law and order situation in Cuttack district, miscreants attacked a woman and looted valuables from her in broad daylight in Nischintakoili Tehsil today.

Woman robbed in broad daylight at Nischintkoili

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In a shocking incident pointing at the deteriorating law and order situation in Cuttack district, miscreants attacked a woman and looted valuables from her in broad daylight in Nischintakoili Tehsil today.

Villagers detain former Min for distributing cash, umbrella

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While allegations and counter allegations between BJD and BJP in the ongoing panchayat election in the state are rampant, a former BJD minister Sarada Nayak was detained by Jalda villagers for allegedly opting for unscrupulous means during poll campaigning.

EC slaps show cause on BDO for Nayakguda polling discrepancy

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While voting was held in the villages of Boipariguda block of Koraput district in the 4th phase poll yesterday amid Maoist threats, an Exclusive Report was aired on News7 channel on it.

Supporters of defeated Sarpanch candidate torch shop

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With poll-related violence continuing unabated in the State, a group of miscreants torched a shop in Paradeep today. It is suspected that, supporters of a defeated candidate in the 4th phase poll are involved in the incident.