Drinking water, roads are panchayat election issues for Odisha's Jhatipari village

Petty political rivalry and indifferent administration have only perpetuated the problems and the 1,400 residents are irked so much that such issues might guide their franchise rights.

published on : 21st January 2022

Orissa HC seeks report on violence over proposed JSW mega steel project at Dhinkia

The court directed the Jagatsinghpur Collector to submit a status report after one of the lawyer petitioners Kshirod Kumar Rout filed a fresh affidavit that was based on his visit to Dhinkia.

published on : 21st January 2022

Odisha panchayat polls: Voices of dissent in BJD over candidate selection

On Monday, BJD workers of Naharana and Alabola panchayats in Balikuda block staged road blockade protesting selection of candidates by the committee by Minister Raghunadan Das.

published on : 19th January 2022

Jatras cancelled as Covid cases soar across Odisha

Rise in cases notwithstanding, the opera groups were conducting shows in Jagatsinghpur’s Kujang area throwing all precautions to the wind.

published on : 12th January 2022

JSW Standoff: Crowds spark Covid concern

Many villagers in Dhinkia have complained that they are even reluctant to go to nearby hospitals for testing due to fear of arrest by police.

published on : 11th January 2022

Quash false cases against anti-POSCO activists: Jagatsinghpur SP Akhileshwar Singh

Erasama tehsildar C Pragyananda Das along with Abhaychandpur IIC Jeevan Prakash Jena held a meeting with the villagers of Patana on the day to seek their cooperation for the JSW project.

published on : 30th December 2021

SC woman ‘denied’ job: SC Commission orders inquiry 

Kunilata Bhoi (46) of Bakharbad under Balikuda block, a graduate, had applied online for a job of an Anganwadi worker in the village in November this year.

published on : 25th December 2021

Couple kills 70-yr-old, stuffs her body in sack

Sanjay and his wife murder Tulasi for seeking borrowed money 

published on : 24th December 2021

Omicron: Religious places closed for 5 days in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur

Amid the Omicron scare, the Jagatsinghpur administration has decided to close all religious institutions in the district for five days.

published on : 24th December 2021

Odisha's Dhinkia turns war zone amid baton charge, stone pelting

JPSS leader Debendra Swain’s father and sister arrested on charge of assaulting police

published on : 21st December 2021

Arrest Tata Power Central Odisha Distribution staff: DCDRC Jagatsinghpur to police

Sources said that the power officials had made a routine visit to the house of one Rahemat Ali Khan of Hazipur within Biridi police limits on September 2020.

published on : 18th December 2021

Man kills neighbour for peeing in front of house

The deceased was identified as 40-year-old Abhay Kumar Nayak, an auto-rickshaw driver by profession.

published on : 17th December 2021

Lack of storage: Jagatsinghpur farmers upset ahead of cyclone Jawad

As advised by the administration, the farmers have lifted their paddy from fields ahead of the cyclone but are now grappling with shortage of storage space.

published on : 4th December 2021

Sword-wielding miscreants terrorising locals arrested in Jagatsinghpur

To take revenge on the opponent group, the accused, Sisir Routray got a sword from a temple nearby and started knocking doors of villagers using filthy language and threatened them with the weapon.

published on : 30th November 2021

Odisha lawyers resort to cease work over police mistreatment of colleague

President of Jagatsinghpur district bar association, Ramananda Panda was arrested by the police after his wife Lipi had lodged an FIR accusing him of torture over a family dispute.

published on : 25th November 2021
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