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BJD, Congress should apologise to people of Odisha: Dharmendra Pradhan
BJD, Congress should apologise to people of Odisha: Dharmendra Pradhan

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.

People have rejected BJP leaders in state panchayat polls: BJD
People have rejected BJP leaders in state panchayat polls: BJD

During a press conference, Dasburma, accompanied by party’s general secretary Arun Sahoo, accused BJP of adopting ‘Goebbels propaganda theory’

Odisha Panchayat polls: BJP closes in on BJD in phase 3
Odisha Panchayat polls: BJP closes in on BJD in phase 3

The BJP is expected to win five or six Zilla Parishads while the BJD is likely to get 23 to 24.

IAS officer arrested for graft in Odisha
IAS officer arrested for graft in Odisha

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.

Odisha panchayat elections: 73 per cent voter turnout in second phase of polls
Odisha panchayat elections: 73 per cent voter turnout in second phase of polls

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.

Odisha Panchayat polls: Advantage BJP in first phase
Odisha Panchayat polls: Advantage BJP in first phase

The three-tier panchayat polls in Odisha began Monday amid cases of poll violence reported in different parts of the state.

Woman cries harassment against BJD MLA from Talcher
Woman cries harassment against BJD MLA from Talcher

“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.

Proposal for sexual abuse trials in Odisha: Minor victims to be put in separate court rooms
Proposal for sexual abuse trials in Odisha: Minor victims to be put in separate court rooms

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.

Raghubar Das accuses Naveen Patnaik of lacking required knowledge in Odia language
Raghubar Das accuses Naveen Patnaik of lacking required knowledge in Odia language

“How can Odisha progress when its chief minister does not have knowledge in local language and the state’s culture,” Das

Mahanadi water dispute: Union Min slams Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik for rejecting committee
Mahanadi water dispute: Union Min slams Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik for rejecting committee

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.

Woman murdered in Odisha, body found on expressway
Woman murdered in Odisha, body found on expressway

Police said the 35-year-old woman’s body was found in the morning near Hazari traffic junction on the Paradip-Daitary Expressway

Gas leak in Rourkela Steel Plant, 1 killed
Gas leak in Rourkela Steel Plant, 1 killed

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.

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