Naveen Patnaik assumed office as the 14th Chief Minister March 5, 2000. Seventeen years since then, Odisha has not seen a CM of another political party...
Ahead of Diwali, the price of onion has skyrocketed to `40 per kg in less than three weeks in Sundargarh district.
The State Government is planning to spend Rs 600 crore for the eyecare scheme in the next five years.
AN inter-State gang of dacoits was busted and six of its members were arrested with arms by Jajpur Road police on Monday.
The agency has filed a FIR against the judge under prevention of corruption act and IPC 120B.
During the hartal called by BJD, students, women and even ambulances were attacked by marauding party workers
Normal life was hit for five hours at Rourkela and rest of industrial district of Sundargarh with the ‘Hak Ki Hartal’ of the ruling BJD to protest fuel price hike evoking total response.
Police on Monday claimed to have identified the killers of BJD leader and councillor Laxmidutta Pradhan who was hacked to death in broad daylight a couple of days back.
A Pregnant woman had to deliver on road in Kalyansinghpur block of Rayagada district after 102 or 108 ambulances failed to turn up.
Claiming that the hartal was targeted against him, Dharmendra Pradhan said, he has no objection to BJD criticising him but the ruling party should refrain from hurting the public.
Sagarika Kar's posts garnered huge response as people expressed their concern not only for her welfare but also about the state of affairs in the State.
Violence by Biju Janata Dal (BJD) workers during the five-hour hartal on Monday has come in for all round condemnation including senior party MP Baijayant Panda.
What was supposed to be a ‘peaceful’ agitation turned so disruptive on Monday that unruly BJD workers misbehaved with women, harassed commuters, damaged vehicles and did not even spare ambulances carrying critical patients.
WATCH | BJD’s peaceful hartal in Odisha turns disruptive: Ambulances stopped, women harassed, commuters harried, shops forced shut
Normal life was hit in Bhubaneswar and many parts of the state as a result of the shutdown, which was to be peaceful and voluntary.
Students complained of stomach pain and vomiting after eating the food and were taken to the Janbai dispensary before being shifted to the Balimela Dam Project Hospital in Chitrakonda.