Saturday, Oct 25, 2014



BJD leader faces arrest in Orissa chit fund case
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

The court had completed its hearing on Tripathy’s anticipatory bail plea on October 16 and kept its verdict reserved.

BJD retains Kandhamal LS seat
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

BJD leaders celebrated Singh’s victory by bursting crackers and distributing sweets in Phulbani town and Bhubaneswar.

Accused was unhappy with costly tests
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

Bhubaneswar Police Commissioner R P Sharma said Samal often complained that doctors fleeced patients.

Doctor, 2 others stabbed to death; assailant in hospital
Wed, Oct 15, 2014

Dr Meher, Behera and his son died on the spot while the caretaker’s wife was seriously injured.

Lakhs evacuated, 48,000 homes brought to ground in Orissa
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

Gajapati district and Boipariguda block in Koraput district suffered extensive agricultural damage.

Former Orissa DG files petition in HC to quash vigilance case
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

The case relates to his alleged role in favouring some steel and cement suppliers during his stint in OPHWC.

Hudhud gone, Orissa relieved that there was no repeat of Phailin
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

Officials confirmed three deaths in the last 24 hours, but none was after cyclone made landfall.

Cyclone Hudhud: ‘Would die here than go to cramped shelters’
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

District officials admitted that Podampeta was among the toughest to evacuate during last year’s cyclone.

Orissa govt yet to give Artha Tatwa files to ED
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

Apart from the CBI, the Supreme Court had also asked the ED to investigate into money laundering offences in these cases quickly.

Highlights: Cyclone Hudhud lashes Andhra Pradesh
Sun, Oct 12, 2014

Winds are blowing at 120-130 kmph, as informed by IMD.

Mumbai model held in chit fund scam
Sat, Oct 11, 2014

Preeti had opened a film studio at Santa Cruz (West) in Mumbai in 2010 after allegedly taking nearly Rs 4 crore from Sethy.

Orissa sounds cyclone alert, cancels leaves
Wed, Oct 08, 2014

The state has cancelled leave applications of its employees and put 16 coastal districts on alert.

Probe team seeks tax details of 8 leaseholders
Sat, Oct 04, 2014

Between 1994 and 2012, eight leaseholders in Mayurbhanj district extracted 2.27 million tonnes of iron ore without forest and environment clearance.

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.