Friday, Jan 30, 2015



DRDO lensman held for ‘sharing info with ISI’
Sat, Jan 24, 2015

As a cameraman he had access to all the strategic places of the facility, said the police.

Supreme Court orders CAG audit of Orissa Olympic Associaton account books over encroached government land
Fri, Jan 23, 2015

Behera has been accused of encroaching premium government land for furthering his own interests.

Orissa frames rules for safety of women teachers
Sat, Jan 17, 2015

While setting her afire, the attackers reportedly told her that she has to pay price of lodging a case

Forest land: Orissa seeks time
Fri, Jan 16, 2015

Mining was allowed in the diverted forest land together with non-forest land after payment of the NPV (net present value) for non-diverted balance forest area.

CBI grills BJD MP for 3 hrs
Tue, Jan 13, 2015

CBI sources said Jena headed the Supratik Group, which took term loan of Rs 18 crore from the Seashore Group in 2010.

Seashore: CBI wants files of fraud alerts to Orissa
Fri, Jan 09, 2015

Despite two alerts the state departments had signed two MoUs and a deal with Seashore Group.

Is Cong fighting polls in India or Pak? asks Shah
Wed, Jan 07, 2015

Mait Shah said Modi govt to give befitting reply to Pak firing.

Vizag steel plant official found dead in Orissa
Tue, Jan 06, 2015

The body of I Surya Prasad Rao, who worked as AGM (Finance) at Vizag Steel Plant was found in VSS Nagar area of Bhubaneswar.

Barring coal, all mines to be allocated via public auction: Orissa
Tue, Jan 06, 2015

All mines awaiting second and subsequent renewal of their leases will also be allocated through the public auction route.

Make Microfinance Bill tough to prevent ponzi scams: Orissa
Sat, Jan 03, 2015

The Bill has provision of micro-credit, thrift pension collection, insurance and remittance of funds.

Tracking transition 2014: East’s Economic Gateway
Tue, Dec 30, 2014

A steel complex of POSCO next to the refinery couldn’t take off because of land acquisition problems.

Give power to revise mining penalty to new body: Orissa
Sat, Dec 27, 2014

In July 2012, Orissa govt had slapped penalty on 294 miners for extracting ore in excess of the limits set.

BJP, Congress trying to defame BJD: Naveen Patnaik
Sat, Dec 27, 2014

CBI has also interrogated Naveen’s personal assistant, over his reported links with chit fund scam accused.

Housing allotment files go missing
Mon, Dec 22, 2014

The government recently had decided to cancel around 6,000 irregular allotments.

Former cop held in chit fund scam in Orissa
Sat, Dec 20, 2014

Pramod Panda was arrested at the end of his interrogation on Friday evening.

Orissa govt cancels allotment of plots, houses under discretionary quota
Fri, Dec 19, 2014

The cabinet during a meeting on Thursday cleared the report which was submitted to the government last month.

Replicate ‘Operation Smile’, states told
Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Incidentally, neither National Crime Record Bureau nor National Commission for Protection of Child Rights have data on missing children.

As revenue mop-up lags, Orissa asks captive mines to raise output
Thu, Dec 18, 2014

FY15 target stood at Rs 6,346 cr, but by November-end, only Rs 2,625 crore could be collected.

Chit fund scam: First cop faces arrest in Orissa
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

Mishra, who owns a host of companies, including a TV channel, allegedly defrauded investors to the tune of Rs 500 crore.

Owner of Orissa TV channel held in chit fund case
Mon, Dec 15, 2014

Last week, CBI had raided Mishra’s residence in Bhubaneswar, but he reportedly escaped before the raid.

Orissa: Under chit fund probe heat, govt cuts short session
Sat, Dec 06, 2014

The session was adjourned sine die after Speaker adopted a motion in this regard moved by government chief whip Ananta Das.

India loses legal battle to extradite French ‘paedophile’
Thu, Dec 04, 2014

The judge found that the extradition request to the Namibian government did not meet some of the strict requirement.

CBI files chargesheet against Green India
Wed, Dec 03, 2014

The charge- sheet names as many as 300 people as witnesses in the case.

Orissa chit fund scam: CBI questions DIG Rajesh Kumar
Mon, Dec 01, 2014

The CBI had seized several passbooks and chequebooks of various banks from Nayak’s premises.

Chit fund heat: Naveen debars three ministers from visiting his home
Sat, Nov 29, 2014

Party sources said the interrogation of his PA Saroj Sahoo, who played a major role within the BJD, has left Naveen unnerved.

Scanner on CM aide, BJD may cut short House session
Tue, Nov 25, 2014

Fears backlash after Navin aide quizzed in chit fund scam.

Ex-Orissa DGP summoned in graft case
Tue, Nov 25, 2014

Move comes ahead of selection of new CBI; Prakash is considered a frontrunner for the post.

Orissa vigilance summons MHA special secretary as race for CBI heats up
Mon, Nov 24, 2014

Mishra who has a corruption case against him is among the seniormost contenders for the post of CBI chief.

Orissa chit fund scam probe: BJP using CBI to settle old scores, says BJD
Mon, Nov 24, 2014

Naveen Patnaik's personal assistant Saroj Sahu was interrogated for over one-and-half hour on Saturday over his links with the Seashore group.

Orissa chit fund scam: Patnaik faces heat as CBI questions aide
Sun, Nov 23, 2014

A BJD MP and former MLA have already been arrested in the case.

Midday meal: Girl dies of burns after falling in daal
Sat, Nov 22, 2014

Even as she was recovering at first, her condition suddenly deteriorated and doctors declared her dead Thursday.

Orissa MLA accuses minister of using filthy language against her
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

Amid the din, Speaker Niranjan Pujari adjourned the House.

CBI raids house of Orissa journalist in chit fund scam
Thu, Nov 20, 2014

CBI officials reached the government quarter of Pattajoshi, a consulting editor with Odia daily Pragativadi.

Pyarimohan’s home among 18 places searched by CBI
Wed, Nov 19, 2014

During the raid, CBI arrested one Subhankar Nayak and seized Rs14.63 lakh, two gold biscuits of 50 gm each and certain incriminating documents from him.

Chit fund scam: CBI raids 18 places in Orissa including Rajya Sabha MP Pyari Mohapatra’s residence
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

Mohapatra said that CBI officials seized some bank passbooks and other important documents.

Pyarimohan grilled in Orissa chit fund scam
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

The MP is believed to be close to CMD of Seashore group Prashant Das, now in CBI remand for interrogation.