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Tainted chit fund firm got govt patronage, says Orissa minister
Thu, Oct 02, 2014

So far, the CBI has interrogated two BJD MLAs, raided the house of an MP and summoned some others.

A year after an anti-chit fund law, Orissa plans to define small investors
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

Discussion took place on current status of cases on 12 chit fund companies including Saradha Group.

Web Edit: Is it love lost between Naveen and media in Orissa?
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

Tripathy accused the local media persons of hounding him out at the behest of his political adversaries.

Orissa lawmaker says journalists planted by political rivals
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

Biju Janata Dal MLA Pravat Tripathy, who was interrogated for over six hours on September 16 by CBI over his alleged links with chit fund group Artha Tatwa.

Ex-advocate general had advised Orissa against mines auction
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

The CAG in July this year had criticised the state government for its inability to frame a mineral policy of its own

I am who I am: Dutee Chand
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

With no other place to go to, Dutee headed home to Chaka Gopalpur, where she watched the CWG on television.

CBI conducts more raids in Orissa chit fund scam
Fri, Sep 26, 2014

Mohanty was arrested by CBI on Monday over charges of misuse of his official position for personal benefit.

Graft case ex-DGP asks Naveen: Why did state appoint me
Fri, Sep 26, 2014

It was alleged that he gave advance payment of Rs 59 crore to some steel and cement suppliers in 2009.

Saradha Scam: After Artha Tatwa, CBI raids Seashore chit fund group
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

CBI would probe 44 chit fund groups in the State.

Why did Naveen govt make me a DGP if they found me corrupt: Prakash Mishra
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

A case of financial irregularities during his reign in OPHWC between 2006-2009, has been filed against him.

Orissa vigilance lodges FIR against MHA special secy
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

Naveen was reportedly miffed with Mishra over the latter’s refusal to help his party during the last Assembly elections.

Orissa lodges vigilance case against MHA special secretary
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

Naveen was reportedly miffed with Mishra over the latter's refusal to help his party during the last Assembly elections.

Orissa HC lawyers strike work over arrest of former AG, court rejects his bail petition
Wed, Sep 24, 2014

Mohanty was arrested by a team of CBI officials from his Cuttack residence.

Mumbai-based model grilled in chit fund scam
Wed, Sep 24, 2014

Bhatia, who was accompanied by her friend, was questioned for over three hours at the CBI office.

Chit fund: Orissa’s former advocate general arrested
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

A CBI spokesperson said Mohanty was arrested for alleged misuse of his official position and misappropriation of funds of the group.

Naveen expels BJD leader for calling him ‘dull’
Sun, Sep 21, 2014

Hours after the newspaper hit the stands, a livid Naveen summoned Ghadai’s MLA son Pritiranjan Ghadai to his residence.

Naveen Patnaik expels senior BJD leader after being called ‘physically and mentally dull’
Sat, Sep 20, 2014

“There is no democracy in the BJD. It has become a one-man party," said senior BJD leader Prafulla Ghadai.

Maoist with Rs 4 lakh reward on his head killed in encounter
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

Police also recovered a sten gun, two rifles, some ammunition, kit bags and Maoist literature at the site.

Naveen govt’s ambitious online grievance redressal system has little to show
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

Thousands of complaints continue to remain unattended or closed without any real redressal since it was launched.

Centre sounds warning over foreign nationals buying immovable properties in India
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

Centre has sounded warning to State governments over reports that foreign nationals are buying immovable property illegally in some parts of the country in violation of the rules and regulations under FEMA. In a recent letter to State governments including Orissa, Centre has intimated that foreign nationals coming to India and staying beyond 182 days on tourists visa or […]

To help Vedanta, Orissa nudges Centre for Karlapat bauxite mines
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

The company has got prospecting licence for 3 laterite mines in Koraput, expecting to get some amount of bauxite from it.

Fearing CBI arrest, BJD Pravat Tripathy leader applies for anticipatory bail
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

All three politicians were allegedly associated with Nabadiganta Capital Service Limited.

CBI arrests owners of two Orissa media groups
Mon, Sep 15, 2014

The two were grilled by the CBI for hours.

Chit fund scam: CBI grills former Orissa AG Mohanty
Sun, Sep 14, 2014

During the grilling, Mohanty denied allegations that he got the building from Pradip Sethy.

Naveen accepts Advocate General’s resignation
Sat, Sep 13, 2014

Mohanty, who was appointed as AG in 2009, had submitted his resignation letter after Naveen was elected for the fourth consecutive term as CM in May.

BJD leader in RS quits, says being ‘targeted’
Fri, Sep 12, 2014

The tide turned against Kalpataru Das after the CAG report accused him of cornering plots and houses.

Sesa Sterlite gets prospecting licence for laterite deposits in Orissa
Sun, Sep 07, 2014

The company currently brings in bauxite from outside the state to feed the 1 mtpa aluminium refinery at Lanjigarh.

Orissa: Newspaper owner, chit fund firm chief held
Sat, Sep 06, 2014

Swain had employed former CBI director Uma Shankar Mishra as its editor at a salary of Rs 40,000 per month.

Namibia court nod to extradite French national
Sat, Sep 06, 2014

Furic was booked in Puri for ‘sex with minor boys’

BJD MP Hemendra Chandra Singh dies, four days after suffering heart attack
Fri, Sep 05, 2014

Singh, 46, is survived by his wife and a son and daughter.

‘Murdered’ Orissa woman found alive in Kolkata
Fri, Sep 05, 2014

Lily Nayak, 28, of Dhadasahi village in Mayurbhanj district, went missing in May 2012.

Hariprasad faces protest in Orissa poll review meet
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

Hariprasad said most district presidents blamed internal conflict as the main reason for the party’s defeat in the state.

Orissa pleads MHA to give more IPS recruits
Wed, Aug 27, 2014

The state government is planning to ask for at least 10 IPS from 2013 civil service exam.

Orissa govt closes probe into misuse of funds by IAS officer
Wed, Aug 27, 2014

In 2008, assistant soil conservation officer of Nuapada had moved a proposal for development of garden in Darswal’s house.

Orissa MLALAD scheme plagued by poor planning, execution: CAG
Sat, Aug 23, 2014

in at least 44 cases, MLALAD fund was used for office expenses, printing of fly leaf, phone bill, electricity bill, fuel bill and other sundry expenses.

Wary of chit fund scam fallout, Naveen govt plans to amend law
Fri, Aug 22, 2014

The 180 days time limit would be revised to give the designated courts more time for attachment of properties.

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