In yet another heart wrenching incident in the State, a woman forest officer has been killed with throat slit. The official has been identified as Banita Diggal of Phulbani district.
Intensifying its probe in the multi-crore Prayag Group chit fund scam, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) brought the father son duo of the company on a transit remand to Bhubaneswar from Kolkata, today. It also moved Special CJM CBI court for their remand.
Replying to the debate on the adjournment motion on closure of sugar mills causing frustration among farmers in the State, Cooperation Excise Minister Damodar Rout on Monday called himself as "most inefficient" and "helpless" person in the Government.
In a shocking incident in the Nulu village under Harichandan Pur police limits in Keonjhar district today, group clash erupted between villagers and men hired by a construction Contractor over sub standard concrete road work, leaving 4 persons injured.
Putting all the speculation to rest whether he will pay his tributes to his one time confidant Pyarimohan Mohapatra in person, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik paid his last respects to the former Rajya Sabha member at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA), where the body of Mohapatra was kept for a few minutes on Monday.
A three-member team of the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) on Monday visited Jharpada Special Jail here and interrogated Seashroe Group, a major chit fund player in the State, chairman-cum-managing (CMD) Prashant Dash about the misuse of the public money by the company.
The State Legislative Assembly on Monday was adjourned for one hour till 11.31 am as protests over farmer suicide case continues to disrupt the proceedings.
Condolences from various leaders poured in as soon as the news of former bureaucrat, two-time Rajya Sabha member and Odisha Jan Morcha president Pyarimohan Mohapatra’s demise spread.
The ongoing Budget Session of the 15th Odisha Legislative Assembly will meet for the 15th working day today.