Odisha News


Voters list goof-up deprives people of exercising their franchise in Odisha ULB polls

Several residents of Twin City were deprived of their right to vote due to goof-ups in voters’ list for elections to Bhubaneswar and Cuttack Municipal Corporations on Thursday.

published : 25 Mar 2022

Odisha: Urban polls pass off smoothly, Jajpur records highest 79 per cent turnout

Administration sources said the three municipalities recorded average polling at about 62.66 pc, a drop of about 16.34 pc against rural polls. 

published : 25 Mar 2022

‘Intellectual apathy’ behind Bhubaneswar’s low voter turnout

The State Capital where urban polls were held on Thursday after a gap of nine years saw only about 50 per cent (pc) voter turnout on the day.

published : 25 Mar 2022

Odisha power regulator gives relief to consumers, keeps retail power tariff unchanged

Accordingly, the average BSP has been revised from 296.26 paise per unit to 312.34 paise per unit.

published : 25 Mar 2022

Odisha urban polls record 65 per cent turnout

According to reports, three BJP workers were injured in a clash in front of the party’s office in Chikiti NAC.

published : 25 Mar 2022

Odisha CM walks to polling booth, sends message about his good health

The opposition BJP and Congress, however, said that the chief minister should start attending his office in Lok Seva Bhawan and Assembly proceedings regularly to prove his fitness.

published : 24 Mar 2022

BJD suspends 5 members for ‘anti-party’ activities

If sources are to be believed, factionalism within the BJD here came to the fore after party leaders reportedly ignored some grassroots workers aspiring to fight elections.

published : 24 Mar 2022

With summer, water crisis returns to rural pockets of Odisha's Sundargarh

At Lakraghara, affected villagers claimed that they have to rely on a nearby open well as the tube well had gone defunct shortly after installation and a solar pump set up also stopped working.

published : 24 Mar 2022

NTPC medical college to start operation at Odisha's Sundargarh from September

So far, 10 doctors including three professors and a few associate professors have been appointed. 

published : 24 Mar 2022

Manas Swain murder: Sarmistha hid at in-laws place in Kaliapani

Shantilata Bal, mother-in-law of Sarmistha, told mediapersons on Wednesday that the accused had showed up all of a sudden at her home on March 7 night.

published : 24 Mar 2022

‘Kidnapped’ Odisha girl dies of injuries, family alleges murder

Mystery shrouds the death of a 20-year-old girl who was reportedly kidnapped from Chanchadapalli village on Monday night.

published : 24 Mar 2022

Bus turns turtle in Odisha, 15 injured

IIC Amitav Das said three passengers have sustained critical injuries and were later shifted to the Bhadrak district headquarters hospital as their condition deteriorated.

published : 24 Mar 2022

Odisha: Rs 2.55 crores fraudulently transferred from Barbil municipality’s account 

Over Rs 2.5 crore has been fraudulently transferred from the bank account of Barbil municipality through RTGS by forging the signature of its executive officer (EO).

published : 24 Mar 2022

Odisha: 4 of a family killed in clash over comment

Prime accused admitted to MKCG; three persons detained by police

published : 24 Mar 2022

Mahanadi Coalfields Limited hailed no 1 coal company 

MCL could achieve this feat after more than 10 years. Official sources said by the end of March 2022, coal production of SECL was 136 MT while MCL produced 163 MT.

published : 24 Mar 2022