“We doubt if the elections will be free and fair with the local police on election duty because we feel it will favour the ruling party,” said BJP’s Odisha unit Secretary and spokesperson Golak Mohapatra.
Lok Sabha informed that concerns were raised by governments of Odhisa and Chattisgarh with regard to design flood and back water calculations of the Polavaram project.
The nests were sighted by wildlife enumerators of the forest department.
The temple holds significance for the people of Odisha as Maa Budhi Thakurani is regarded as the deity of Silk City
Remnants of a Parvati temple were discovered in the process of renovating the Bateswar temple. A temple priest said some idols were also discovered inside this temple.
This was PM Modi’s fourth trip to Odisha in the last two years
When a bus plunged into a gorge wiping out nearly an entire jatra troupe in Odisha, it was a reminder of the lives on the road the state’s 100-odd such groups lead. Photographs: CHANDRA SEKHAR SAHOO
Health Minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak had recently told the Assembly that 2.12 lakh people were found to be suffering from leprosy in the state since 2001.
Class X results declared on May 2, standing fifth among the state’s 30 districts.
Rabindra Jena, who represents Balasore in Odisha, spoke of the peculiar problem saying that the water table has gone so down that one cannot get water even 1,000 feet depth.
With no elephant corridors in place, more and more elephants are falling in wells, dying on train tracks or falling victim to retaliatory attacks after straying from corridors.
“Our operation team is yet to reach the headquarters. We will reveal identity of the Maoists after their return,” Rai said. The police said a few .303 rifle and a 9-mm pistol have been recovered.
CBI is yet to file a chargesheet in the case and is still hunting for the man who set the woman afire.
With declared assets worth Rs 51 crore and his wife’s Shantilata’s as Rs 18 crore, Sanatan Mahakud was one of the richest candidates in 2014 assembly polls.
In districts like Kandhamal, there are places where children have to walk over tightrope to reach the school across a river.