Rajya Sabha by-polls: Will BJD oblige BJP a second time?

If BJD agrees to spare the fourth seat in favour of BJP, which appears remote, the regional party will have the first choice over the selection of candidate.

05 Mar 2020

15 irrigation projects face cost overrun in Bhubaneswar

Tardy implementation of irrigation projects under different schemes and programmes has led to 10 to 16 fold jump in the cost depriving farmers of irrigation benefits.

02 Mar 2020

Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission to fix tariff under PPA norms

Earlier, the OERC had to revisit its tariff orders for 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 and determined the energy cost afresh for OPGC as per the April 19, 2018 order of the Supreme Court.

25 Feb 2020

Farmers' Commission report on Odisha's agrarian crisis gathers dust

The terms of reference of the commission were to review the status of Odisha agriculture, its strengths and weaknesses and condition of different categories of farmers in various agro-climatic zones.

24 Feb 2020

Patnaik Minerals bags Mahulsukha

PMPL, lease holder of Jaribahal block, wins bid over six others by offering a premium of 92.7 pc

09 Feb 2020

JSW wins Gonua, Shyam takes Jilling

JSW offers a premium of 132 pc, while Shyam Ore committed a record premium of 135 pc

06 Feb 2020

Serajuddin retains Balda mine block, offers record premium

13 technically qualified bidders including Serajuddin & Co contested for Balda

05 Feb 2020

Odisha plans to install 1 lakh pre-paid energy meters

The move aims to reduce power distribution loss and increase revenue collection

03 Feb 2020

PMGSY topper Odisha falls behind target in road work

Setting month-wise target for the last quarter of this fiscal, the State had planned to construct 1,190 km, 1,428 km and 2,630 km in January, February and March.

30 Jan 2020

INTERVIEW| BJD backing Modi government is no support to our party: Odisha BJP chief Samir Mohanty

Mohanty said that Mission 120 remains intact notwithstanding a change of leadership in State as well at the Centre.

24 Jan 2020

Odisha government bends rules for reserved staff promotion

The department came out with a resolution following order of CM Patnaik to put in place a clear guideline in regards to participation of reserved category candidates against unreserved posts.

20 Jan 2020

Hurdles come on promotions of government staff in Odisha despite CM order

The government had decided that the Department Promotion Committee will be held in the second fortnight of December and the select list  of the previous year prepared before December 31.

12 Jan 2020

AES to exit from OPGC, in talks with Adani to sell stakes

AES has 49 per cent stake in the State-run OPGC which operates four power thermal power units of 1,740 MW at Banharpalli in Jharsuguda district.

09 Jan 2020

Farm focus in Odisha 2019: Best and worst

The backbone of Odisha economy, the farm sector was victim of policy paralysis as well as nature’s wrath. As 2019 rolls down, Bijoy Pradhan takes a look at rights and wrongs the sector underwent.

30 Dec 2019

Odisha government workload up, staff down

The OSS staff strength which stood at 3,500 before the year 2000, currently stands at 2,920

26 Dec 2019