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BJP to go solo for Odisha assembly elections, chief Amit Shah rules out any party alliance

BJP to go solo for Odisha assembly elections, chief Amit Shah rules out any party alliance

the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will fight alone in the next Odisha assembly elections, said party chief Amit Shah on Thursday.

Sep 07, 2017, 14:23 PM IST

Odisha session adjourns after obituary references

Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra of Congress and Pradip Purohit of BJP also paid their tribute to the departed leaders following which the House observed a minutes silence.

Sep 07, 2017, 13:13 PM IST
Orissa High Court judge recuses from hearing pleas against Naveen Patnaik

Orissa High Court judge recuses from hearing pleas against Naveen Patnaik

As the cases were listed today, Justice Mishra withdrew from the case proceedings and requested the Chief Justice to allot the cases to another bench, said Pitamber Acharya, advocate of one of the

Sep 06, 2017, 22:54 PM IST
Amit Shah in Odisha to prepare for BJP's 'Mission 120'

Amit Shah in Odisha to prepare for BJP's 'Mission 120'

In the rural polls, the BJP notched up an impressive tally winning 306 of the 853 Zilla Parishad seats, up from merely 36 seats it had bagged in 2012.

Sep 06, 2017, 20:48 PM IST

Odisha Assembly's monsoon session likely to be stormy

The monsoon session will continue till September 16.

Sep 06, 2017, 20:44 PM IST

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani flags off 'Narmada Mahotsav Yatra'

The apex court lifted the stay in October 2000. The court, however, said the permission to increase the height would be given in phases, conditional on resettlement of project-affected people. 

Sep 06, 2017, 20:38 PM IST
Blue Whale: Odisha police issues advisory to cops, parents and teachers

Blue Whale: Odisha police issues advisory to cops, parents and teachers

The principals and headmasters have been urged to convene parents-teachers meetings to sensitise the parents and launch an awareness campaign among the students in their educational institutions.

Sep 06, 2017, 18:16 PM IST

Odisha: Railway Claims Tribunal benches to settle claims of Utkal Express accident victims

The special benches will be held at the RCT headquarters in Delhi and at five other places — Ghaziabad, Bhopal, Lucknow, Jaipur and Bhubaneswar — from September 11 to 15.  

Sep 05, 2017, 18:24 PM IST

Odisha gets a state run medical college after 54 years

Odisha on Monday got a state run medical college after a gap of 54 years with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurating Saheed Laxman Nayak Medical College and Hospital (SLNMCH) here.

Sep 04, 2017, 21:01 PM IST

Goods train derails in Odisha

Describing the incident as a minor one, railway officials said it took around two hours to make the affected track fit for resumption of train services.

Sep 03, 2017, 17:45 PM IST
Man trampled to death by elephant in Odisha while taking selfie

Man trampled to death by elephant in Odisha while taking selfie

A man was crushed to death by an elephant in Odisha's Sundargarh district on Saturday while trying to taking a selfie with the animal, forest officials said.

Sep 03, 2017, 10:00 AM IST

Swine Flu death toll mounts to 32 in Odisha

Of the total 978 samples tested, 329 were found positive to the H1N1 virus, the official said.

Aug 31, 2017, 21:56 PM IST

Swine flu death toll mounts to 29 in Odisha

The death toll due to swine flu in Odisha has increased to 29 on Tuesday with two more deaths while the number of infected persons has increased to 297, official sources said.

Aug 29, 2017, 16:25 PM IST

Heavy rainfall likely in Odisha in next 48 hours

The Met department has also issued thunderstorm and lightning warning for as many as 27 districts in Odisha. 

Aug 27, 2017, 16:16 PM IST
Swine flu claimes one more life in Odisha, toll mounts to 24

Swine flu claimes one more life in Odisha, toll mounts to 24

A resident of Jajpur district was admitted to the SCB Medical College Hospital in Cuttack on August 14 due to high fever and died last night.  

Aug 25, 2017, 15:14 PM IST

Odisha Police to remove 'Blue Whale' game from social media

"You are requested to take steps to ensure that such links of the deadly game in its own name or any similar game is immediately removed from the social media platform," Odisha DGP K B Singh said in

Aug 25, 2017, 00:26 AM IST

Congress MLA Subal Sahu dies in Odisha

The three-time Congress MLA was being treated for cancer.

Aug 22, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
Odisha: National Security Guard to examine security arrangements at Jagannath Temple

Odisha: National Security Guard to examine security arrangements at Jagannath Temple

Senior NSG officials are slated to undertake a visit to the seaside pilgrim town of Puri shortly to inspect and review the security arrangements in the 12th century shrine, a senior official said.

Aug 20, 2017, 15:21 PM IST

Heavy rainfall likely in Odisha in next 24 hours

Odisha is likely to further receive heavy rainfall.

Aug 17, 2017, 16:33 PM IST

Odisha Assembly session begins on September 7

The 8-day Monsoon Session of the Odisha Assembly will begin on September 7, during which the opposition is set to corner the government which plans to table several bills.

Aug 16, 2017, 18:36 PM IST

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