BMC also removed BJP flags, hoardings, banners and Amit Shah cut-outs from the Kalinga Stadium area, the venue of Asian Athletics Championship meet. The civic body removed about four trucks of flags, banners and cut-outs of the BJP president, a BMC official said.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik later announced Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for the family of the deceased and free treatment for the injured.
Many people from the Odisha travel to Surat and Ahmadabad in search of jobs, more particularly the people of Ganjam district.
Over 400 BTech graduates, who had thought they secured jobs in 10 MNCs during campus placements in April-May, came to know that the offers were fake.
Sunstroke has claimed ten lives in the state this summer.
In separate letters to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Civil Aviation Minister A Gajapathi Raju, Patnaik has requested to provide Visa on Arrival facility and a stop in Bhubaneswar of Air India’s Colombo-Varanasi flight.
Businessman Mahimananda Mishra was booked earlier this year in the 2013 bomb blast case in which an advocate was injured.
The 11 new ministers, many of whom had served as ministers in his previous Cabinet, are expected to take the oath of office on Sunday morning.
I don’t think its going weak at all? We are the largest party in the state: Patnaik
Two sunstroke deaths have so far been reported in the state, one each from Bargarh and Angul district, according to the office of the Special Relief Commissioner.
BJP said that if plumbers of Odisha stop working in Delhi, then water supply in Prime Minister and President’s homes would stop.
The three have been involved in multiple murders and attacks, including the 2009 attack on Nalco’s Damanjodi unit.
The judge also said that Ashtari is entitled to get compensation under Victim Compensation Scheme read with 357-A of the CrPC.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah, Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley and Dharmendra Pradhan will attend the meeting among others.
Odisha: Party sources said Naveen Patnaik was peeved that a few BJD MPs had grown close to the BJP.
Former Congress MP Ananta Sethi also welcomed Hariprasad’s resignation.
BJP, which won 297 Zilla Parishad zones and held majority in eight districts, suffered a revolt in Sambalpur where a rebel candidate won the president’s post.
Pradhan on Saturday asked the BJD and Congress to apologise to the people of Odisha for failing to usher in development rather than criticising the Prime Minister’s remark on the state.
During a press conference, Dasburma, accompanied by party’s general secretary Arun Sahoo, accused BJP of adopting ‘Goebbels propaganda theory’
The BJP is expected to win five or six Zilla Parishads while the BJD is likely to get 23 to 24.
Vigilance Director R P Sharma said that they had evidence to prove that Mishra had taken bribe. “We strongly suspect that he received the cash as bribe.
While Dhenkanal district reported the highest of 84 per cent voter turnout, the Maoist-hit Malkangiri district registered the lowest 64 per cent of polling.
The three-tier panchayat polls in Odisha began Monday amid cases of poll violence reported in different parts of the state.
“It is a conspiracy against me,” Pradhan claimed while the woman alleged that the MLA has torturing her physically and mentally, threatening her not to disclose the matter.
Though the POCSO Act was passed in 2012, it was not until October last year when the Odisha government designated separate courts for trial of the cases as mandated by the Act.
“How can Odisha progress when its chief minister does not have knowledge in local language and the state’s culture,” Das
Naveen had earlier written to PM Modi, saying that he was concerned by the Centre’s failure in stopping Chhattisgarh from working on projects that were started unilaterally in the Mahanadi basin.
Police said the 35-year-old woman’s body was found in the morning near Hazari traffic junction on the Paradip-Daitary Expressway
Officials said six contract workers, who were engaged by a private firm for maintenance of a blast furnace, came in contact with hot gas that leaked from the furnace.
A special team of eight doctors was formed to ensure proper treatment of the injured tourists, while over 40 nurses were also engaged, they said.
As many as 36 injured persons, including four children and around 15 women, were taken to the Capital Hospital after the accident.
“There is no evidence regarding the involvement of Maoists. We will inquire into the matter and Railway Safety Commissioner will also probe the matter,” Director General of Police K.B. Singh told the media.
Shallow fog prevailed over isolated pockets of north interior Odisha, it said, adding minimum temperature in the area were appreciably below normal.
The accused persons were booked under various sections of the IPC and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act
A herd of about 25 elephants, led by four tuskers, including five calves, went on a rampage in Khamnipada and five adjoining villages, damaging banana plants, high yield mango seedlings, vegetables and rabi crops.
The investigation into seizure of huge cash of Rs. 2,000 denomination from Burma’s possession is currently underway.