Demanding immediate arrest of the persons involved in what they alleged the brutal murder of former Banta block Congress president Suresh Rout, a large number of Congress activists staged a road blockade by keeping the body in front of the Bhadrak Superintendent of Police (SP) office on Monday.
Traffic movement on Banki-Cuttack main road was disrupted on Monday as villagers of Pathapur blocked the road demanding arrest of a defeated Sarapanch candidate who allegedly attacked and injured two villagers.
The Special Vigilance Judge, Cuttack on Monday allowed the Vigilance to take tainted IAS officer and suspended Odisha Small Industries Corporation (OSIC) Managing Director Partha Sarathi Mishra on two-day remand to interrogate him about his ill-gotten money. Mishra will be taken on remand from Tuesday.
Even though four months have been elapsed the Commissionerate Police have not been able to trace a case of robbery at the Bapuji Nagar branch of UCO Bank near busy Raj Mahal square worth Rs 53 lakh.
In yet another post-poll incident, a defeated Samiti Member candidate was attacked severely allegedly by one of his rival candidates and his supporters in Balangir district late on Sunday night.
As part of its anti-corruption drive, State the Government has instructed the Vigilance Directorate to fully focus on attachment and confiscation properties of corrupt officials in order to prevent the corrupt public servants from enjoying the fruits of corruption.
In yet another pre-poll violence, six persons, including one seriously, were injured as two groups of people belonging to two political parties brawled over some poll issues in Odisha’s Nayagarh district this morning.
The Special Vigilance Judge, Cuttack will hear the bail application filed by the Vigilance seeking five-day remand of arrested IAS officer and Odisha Small Industries Corporation (OSIC) Managing Director (MD) Partha Sarathi Mishra.
In yet another post-poll violence, Miscreants have killed a defeated Ward Member candidate by slitting her throat in Odisha’s Maoist-infested Koraput district.
At least two persons were killed and five others sustained critical injuries as a passenger bus hit a stationery truck on National Highway 55 at Gudiakateni in Dhenkanal district this morning.