The Kharif season paddy procurement ending date has been extended till April 30 in Odisha on Tuesday.
A day after the body of a woman Sarpanch candidate was found at the foot of Chandragiri hill in Mohana of Gajapati district, a team of police officials of the Chandragiri police station along with scientific team visited Baghmari village for investigation on Tuesday.
Senior BJP leader Bijoy Mohapatra on Tuesday said that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Vigilance should refrain from investigating till the panchayat polls concludes.
Around 100 platoons of police, including 265 senior police officers, will be deployed in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack for the safety of India and England cricket players. The players will reach the city on Wednesday to play their second ODI at the Barabati Stadium on Thursday.
At a time when the ruling BJD and opposition Congress and Samajawadi Party (SP) have decided to protest Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh’s entry to Odisha for campaigning for the BJP candidates fighting the ensuing panchayat polls, senior BJP leader and Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said BJP will be benefitted by Singh’s campaigning.
The last day for nomination filing for the ensuing three-tier panchayat election is Tuesday.
Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram on Tuesday demanded Rs 10 compensation for the family of the minor girl who died late on Monday night after being set on fire by two youths for opposing their lewd remarks in Narla in Kalahandi district.
A day after Vigilance registered case against Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan’s elder brother Soumendra Pradhan for irregularities at his gas agency after conducting surprise inspections on the agency, the Union Minister on Tuesday said that law will take its own course.
The minor girl, who put up a brave battle for life after she was eve-teased and later put on fire in Madhupur village in Narla in Kalahandi district last week that had created a State-wide outrage, died early on late on Monday night at the Ispat General Hospital (IGH) in Rourkela.
A Special Court here ordered confiscation of property of former IPICOL General Manager in a disproportionate assets (DA) case.