Judiciary Under Threat: CJI Ranjan Gogoi Denies Sex Harassment Allegation
Amidst the allegations by the BJD that Odisha Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) stopped the implementation of KALIA scheme under pressure from the BJP, the farmers of the State today moved the Chief Election Commissioner for the release of financial assistance under the scheme.
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet has given its approval for the issue of official notifications for Lok Sabha elections to be held in seven phases across the country.
Jaipur: Even after the poll panels instructions not to use armed forces works in election campaigning, the Bharatiya Janata Party candidates are in no mood to listen. The sitting MP from Jaipur Ramcharan Bohra put up posters in the city that depicted a jawan and read “Jai HInd Ki Sena”.
Ahmedabad: Ahead of the crucial Lok Sabha elections, Gujrat’s Patidar leader Hardik Patel has joined the Congress party in the presence of Rahul Gandhi. Hardik, the firebrand young leader from Gujarat, came to prominence in 2015 when he led millions of Patidars demanding quota fot the community
Kolkata: While the West Bengal unit of the BJP welcomed the Election Commission’s announcement for a seven-phase Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal, the ruling Trinamool Congress has expressed its concern over the EC’s decision saying that it will cause a lot of inconvenience to the people of the State.
Jammu: Amid the tension between Indian and Pakistan on cross border terrorism, at least 26 persons have been injured, in a powerful grenade blast around 12 noon at the busy Jammu Bus Stand in the heart of the old city here on Thursday.
Kendrapara: In order to provide basic emergency healthcare to inaccessible areas, the Odisha Government today launched the 108 Boat Ambulance service. Initially the Boat Ambulances will ferry patients from the remote areas of Mahakalapara block of Kendrapara district. Senior leader and MLA Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak innagurated the service at Barakoli Khola waterfront under Batighara panchayat.
Today is the birthday of legendary leader and former Chief Minister Biju Patnaik. He was born on March 5, 1916. In 1950 when I was a student of Bachelor of Science with Chemistry Honours at Ravenshaw College, I had the opportunity to hear the inspiring and informative address of Biju Patnaik to the science students at the Chemistry Department related to scope for industrial development of Odisha a
Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that he will not attend the meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in the UAE due to his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj’s presence at the event.
Khurda: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched a slew of development projects worth Rs 672.02 crore and addressed a mega conclave of Biju Yuva Vahini (BYV) in Khurda district today.
New Delhi: The prevailing tension in the Kashmir valley today escalated further with the Pakistani forces opening fire on Indian border posts. The Pakistani Army has upped its attacks on border posts since yesterday night. In retaliation, the Indian Army destroyed five Pakistani posts along the LOC in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday evening resulting in a “number of casualties” to Pak troops.
Mumbai: Maharashtra Nabanirmana Sena chief Raj Thackeray has termed the death of 40 CRPF Jawans in the Pulwama attack as ‘Political Victims
Guwahati: More than 69 people have died in Assam’s Golaghat and Jorhat districts by consuming spurious liquor. The incident has left more than 120 people in hospitals 20 of whom are said to be battling for their lives. Most of the deaths happened in Golahat District. The incident came to light Thursday evening. According to the Golahat Deputy Commissioner Dhiren Hazarika, 50 people have died in by
Dhaka: At least 81 people have been killed and several critically injured in a major fire outbreak in Bangladesh Capital Dhaka on Thursday. It is said to be the city’s worst fire incident since 2012
Boudh: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched a slew of development projects in Boudh District.
Srinagar:Two dreaded Jaish millitants, including the commander who masterminded the terror attack on the CRPF convoy in Pulwama, have been killed in an encounter in Pulwama district. Four army personnel were also martyred in the incident which is continuing from yesterday. The Army personnel who were killed in action included one major, two sepoy and another hawaldar. They are major Vibhuti Shanka
New Delhi : Amidst growing tension between India and Pakistan following the Pulwama terror attack, Pakistan on Monday recalled its High Commissioner based in India for Consultations. The move comes days after India asked its envoy in Islamabad to return
Moradabad: The laughing video of Moradabad Mayor Vinod Agarwal at a protest rally for Pulwama tertor attack has gone viral. The Bharatiya Janata Party Mayor was leading a group of people who were protesting the Pulwama attack in which fourty CRPF jawans died.
Srinagar: The Jammu & Kashmir administration today withdrew the security cover of five separatist leaders, including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq
New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has said that Thursday’s Pulwama attack was partly because of an intelligence failure, especially due to the fact that security forces could not detect the loading and movement of the explosive-laden Scorpio
New Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi, general Secretary of the Congress has strongly condemned the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 44 security personnel and demanded concrete steps to prevent a recurrence of such attacks.
Srinagar: Even as the whole nation is shocked with the death toll reportedly touched 45 today, it has come to notice that at least two Odia jawans have also attained the martyrdom during the attack
Mumbai: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will address Sportstar Awards Ceremony scheduled to be held this evening here
Lucknow: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party supermo Akhilesh Yadav today alleged he was being stopped at Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Lucknow by police in order to prevent him from visiting Allahabad to attend an oath-taking ceremony at Allahabad university
Bihar: In a major accident, at least six passengers have reportedly been killed when nine bogies of Delhi bound Seemanchal Express have been derailed in Hajipur in Bihar at wee hours on Sunday
New Delhi: While there has been a growing resentment across the country over the job crisis under the Modi rule, the interim Finance Minister today cleverly avoided the issue in his budget speech in the Parliament
New Delhi: In a major sop to the middle class, the interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal today exempted up to Rs. 5 lakh from paying income tax
Patnagarh: The Odisha Crime Branch (CB) on Thursday submitted the final chargesheet against key accused in the Patnagarh wedding gift blast case Punjilal Meher at Patnagarh Court in Bolangir district
Jharsuguda: In a major boost to the healthcare sector in Western Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today laid the foundation stone for the Cancer Care Hospital in Jharsuguda The hospital will be developed at a cost of Rs 145 crore, official sources said.
Jharsuguda: In a major boost to the ruling Biju Janata Dal, Jharsuguda MLA Naba Kishore Das, who resigned from the Congress, has joined the BJD in presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at Amlipali ground here today.
Kandhamal: In a tragic incident, at least eight persons have been killed after a mini-truck in which they were travelling has skidded off Bangadadua Ghat and fell into a deep gorge near Brahmanigaon in Kandhamal district today.
Bengaluru: Shivakumara Swamiji's, the 111-year-old Siddaganga seer, passed away on Monday morning after age-related ailments.
New Delhi: 'Chowkidaar Chor Hai' ! Shatrughan Sinha Urges Narendra Modi To Come Clean On Rafale Deal
Kolkata: Tens of thousands of enthusiastic workers and supporters, including a man on a wheelchair, attended the mega anti-BJP rally at the historic Brigade Parade ground here on Saturday raising their voices against Prime Minister Narendra Modi
New Delhi:DMK President M.K. Stalin on Saturday said the "only goal" of all the secular parties is to throw out the Narendra Modi government at the Centre in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, which will be the "country's second freedom struggle" and only option to save the nation by defeating BJP with an united opposition front
New Delhi: Total liabilities of the government has increased 49 per cent to Rs 82 lakh crore in the last four-and-half years during the Narendra Modi government, as per the 8th Edition of the Status Paper on Government Debt released Friday
Kolkata: Asserting that he has not received "respect" in his party, BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha said he will attend a mega rally of opposition leaders being organised by TMC chief Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata on Saturday
Koraput: The Jeypore police in Koraput district has busted a fake spices manufacturing factory at PR Petta Lane in Jeypore town today. One person has been detained in this connection.
Panchkula: A special CBI court has sentenced Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to life imprisonment after being found guilty of the murder of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati. The self-styled godman who is currently serving 20 years at the Sunaria prison in Haryana for the rape of two of his female disciples, appeared before the court via video-conferencing. The other three accused
Nayagarh: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has expressed grief over the deaths of two persons in an attack by a mentally-challenged person in Odagaon in Nayagarh district today.
Chandigarh: Security has been reinforced in Haryana ahead of the pronouncement of quantum of sentence for Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and three others convicted in the murder of journalist Ramchander Chhatrapati
Several MPs and activists have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to strengthen the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Gurantee Act (MGNREGA), a statement said Friday.
Washington: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for funding a library in Afghanistan, suggesting it was of no use. Trump brought up India's aid during a rambling press appearance at a cabinet meeting as he defended his push for the United States to invest less overseas
Kendrapara: Odisha Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today announced an ex- gratia payment of Rs 4 lakh each to the next of the kin of deceased in the a tragic boat capsized tragedy in Mahanadi River confluence near Nipania in Kendrapara district.
Mumbai: The famous cricketing guru Ramakant Achrekar, coach of legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, passed away in Mumbai on Wednesday. He was 87 years old.
Bhubaneswar: At a time when Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President Niranjan Patnaik raised hopes for the settlement of the inter-state Mahanadi River dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh after new the government came into power in Chhattisgarh, the comments by the new Water Resources Minister of the State has raised uncertainty about the matter.
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government today signed a tripartite agreement for installation of Smart LED Street Lights in all the 113 urban local bodies (ULBs) in the state.
A special CBI court on Friday acquitted all 22 accused in the alleged fake encounter killings of gangster Sohrabuddin Shaikh, his wife Kausar Bi and his aide Tulsi Prajapati, citing insufficient evidence.
The West Bengal government Friday moved an appeal before a division bench of the Calcutta High Court challenging a single bench order that allowed BJP's 'Rath Yatra' programme in the state.