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A group of Congress workers on Tuesday ransacked Purighat police station over alleged misbehaviour by the IIC to Mohammad Moquim, president of Cuttack Nagar Congress Committee.
Ganesh idols are growing taller and fancier with every passing year due to the competition among the organisers in the city.
The court had directed the civic body to come up with guidelines to regulate the Kalayan Mandaps while making a licence from the municipal corporation mandatory for operating the Mandaps.
The lawyers' indefinite strike until the erring policemen are arrested has affected functioning of all city courts, tribunals and the high court.
Blaming the Narendra Modi Government of indulging in corruption and promoting anarchy, the Congress leader said prices of essential commodities have gone up due to rise in price of petrol and diesel.
Local Self-Governance Day celebration organised by BJD-led Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) was marred by boycott of Congress and BJP on Friday.
So far, around 200 people, both from urban and rural areas of the district, have been affected by the deadly disease.
Baring few localities, all most all the low-lying areas in the Millennium City were severely waterlogged on Saturday after low pressure-induced heavy rains continued to lash the city since Friday.
Heavy rains in the last few days have again exposed the ugly face of drainage facility in Cuttack.
A special squad of the Excise Intelligence and Enforcement Bureau, (EI&EB) Cuttack Central Division, busted a drug transportation racket on Tuesday.
A temporary bridge at Badadakuluguda village in Bissamcuttack and another at Serama in Ramanaguda were washed away due to the heavy downpour.
With incessant rain continuing to lash Millennium City since Tuesday morning, several lowlying areas were under kneedeep water on Wednesday.
The deceased, identified as Trailokya Barik (32), was a native of Dimiria village under Nandipada police limits in Keonjhar district.
Sources said a team of Kujang police, led by sub-inspector Radhakant Barik and others, were conducting a helmet checking and verification of vehicle drive when they intercepted two bike riders.
The passengers said the agitators were protesting aggressively near the railway station and they faced difficulties even while walking to their destinations.