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Odisha passes resolution seeking 33% reservation for women in assemblies, Parliament

Odisha passes resolution seeking 33% reservation for women in assemblies, Parliament

The resolution was passed by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

Nov 20, 2018, 20:47 PM IST
At least 12 people dead after bus carrying over 30 passengers falls from bridge in Odisha

At least 12 people dead after bus carrying over 30 passengers falls from bridge in Odisha

The bus carrying around 30 passengers fell from the Mahanadi bridge near Jagatpur in Odisha's Cuttack on Tuesday evening. 

Nov 20, 2018, 20:05 PM IST
10 chopped palms recovered in Odisha

10 chopped palms recovered in Odisha

At least 13 tribals were killed during the police firing.

Nov 19, 2018, 11:02 AM IST
Odisha: Man kills three of his family in Kendrapara district

Odisha: Man kills three of his family in Kendrapara district

The incident had taken place at Madhusudanpur village under the jurisdiction of Patkura Police Station.

Nov 18, 2018, 15:05 PM IST
Odisha Assembly crippled on first day of winter session

Odisha Assembly crippled on first day of winter session

Finding it difficult to conduct the business in view of the turmoil, the Speaker adjourned the House till Saturday.

Nov 16, 2018, 14:55 PM IST
Odisha CM inaugurates 'Make in Odisha Conclave', urges industry captains to partake in state's growth

Odisha CM inaugurates 'Make in Odisha Conclave', urges industry captains to partake in state's growth

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday inaugurated the 'Make in Odisha Conclave' in Bhubaneswar.

Nov 11, 2018, 21:17 PM IST
Odisha woman chops off genitals of man whom she had an extra-marital affair with

Odisha woman chops off genitals of man whom she had an extra-marital affair with

The 24-year-old woman was arrested on Friday following a complaint filed by family members of the man.

Nov 10, 2018, 20:41 PM IST
Patnaik attacks BJP over special category status for Odisha, vows to give 'befitting reply' in elections

Patnaik attacks BJP over special category status for Odisha, vows to give 'befitting reply' in elections

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accusing the Modi-led government of failing to keep its promises.

Nov 02, 2018, 21:02 PM IST
Odisha MLA Krushna Chandra Sagaria resigns over Kunduli rape, says failed to ensure justice to victim

Odisha MLA Krushna Chandra Sagaria resigns over Kunduli rape, says failed to ensure justice to victim

Koraput MLA Krushna Chandra Sagaria resigned from the Odisha State Assembly on Tuesday, claiming that he has no moral right to hold the position after failing to get justice for the Kundli gangrape

Oct 31, 2018, 07:02 AM IST
Naveen Patnaik writes to PM for restoration of Air Odisha flight operations

Naveen Patnaik writes to PM for restoration of Air Odisha flight operations

Patnaik has urged the PM to direct the Ministry of Civil Aviation for the immediate restoration of UDAN flight operations.

Oct 30, 2018, 20:21 PM IST
Elephants electrocuted: NGT sets up 3-member investigation team

Elephants electrocuted: NGT sets up 3-member investigation team

Coming down hard against the Odisha Electricity Board, the NGT slapped a Rs 1 crore fine for negligence while ensuring that a proper investigation is done in the matter.

Oct 30, 2018, 17:14 PM IST
Rain likely in coastal districts of Odisha from 28-30 October

Rain likely in coastal districts of Odisha from 28-30 October

A low-pressure area is likely to form over west central and adjoining northwest Bay of Bengal around 29 October. 

Oct 28, 2018, 16:14 PM IST
Journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra arrested for Rosogolla remark? Odisha police says 'no, he made vulgar comments on Odiya culture'

Journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra arrested for Rosogolla remark? Odisha police says 'no, he made vulgar comments on Odiya culture'

The Inspector General (IG) of Odisha Arun Kumar Bothra on Friday clarified that Abhijit Iyer Mitra was arrested for his remark on Sun Temple and Odisha culture and not for comments on rosogollas. 

Oct 26, 2018, 22:11 PM IST
Journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra taken into custody for 'derogatory' remarks on Konark temple

Journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra taken into custody for 'derogatory' remarks on Konark temple

Iyer had earlier 'unreservedly' apologised and said that he will be more reflective and mature about his comments. 

Oct 23, 2018, 17:07 PM IST
Diesel costs more than petrol in this city

Diesel costs more than petrol in this city

With diesel becoming costlier than petrol in Odisha, the ruling Biju Janata Dal and the opposition Congress Sunday blamed the "faulty" policy of the central government for the rise in price of

Oct 22, 2018, 09:09 AM IST
Cyclone Titli: Death toll increases to 61 in Odisha, restoration work underway

Cyclone Titli: Death toll increases to 61 in Odisha, restoration work underway

The death toll on Saturday rose to 61 in Odisha after Cyclone Titli had earlier struck the state, causing damage of worth Rs 2,200 crore. 

Oct 20, 2018, 16:51 PM IST
Odisha cyclone and flood loss rises to Rs 2,765 crore

Odisha cyclone and flood loss rises to Rs 2,765 crore

The Odisha government on Thursday said cyclone Titli and subsequent floods caused a loss of about Rs 2,765 crore and affected 60.11 lakh people.

Oct 18, 2018, 17:14 PM IST
Cyclone Titli: Death toll rises to 57 in Odisha, govt steps up restoration work

Cyclone Titli: Death toll rises to 57 in Odisha, govt steps up restoration work

The death toll on Wednesday rose to 57 in Odisha after Cyclone Titli had earlier struck the state, causing damage of worth Rs 2,200 crore. 

Oct 17, 2018, 23:20 PM IST
Cyclone Titli: Death toll climbs to 52, Odisha stares at Rs 2,200-crore loss

Cyclone Titli: Death toll climbs to 52, Odisha stares at Rs 2,200-crore loss

The death toll in Odisha due to Cyclone Titli and subsequent floods has climbed to 52. Authorities are in the process of verifying 10 more cases who went missing in a landslide in Gajapati district.

Oct 17, 2018, 14:56 PM IST
Will be more reflective and mature: Journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra arrested for 'derogatory' remarks on Konark temple apologises

Will be more reflective and mature: Journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra arrested for 'derogatory' remarks on Konark temple apologises

Defending himself, he said that he loves Odisha and has often heaped praises on the state.

Oct 17, 2018, 11:57 AM IST