Odisha government

'Odisha to implement 7th Pay Commission recommendations soon'

'Odisha to implement 7th Pay Commission recommendations soon'

Notwithstanding its bad liquidity position, Odisha government is likely to implement the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission for its employees and pensioners soon.

Aug 24, 2017, 15:30 PM IST

Flood alert in six Odisha districts as IMD predicts heavy rain

Heavy downpour in the catchments could trigger flood in Baitarani, Subarnarekha, Budhabalanga and Brahmani rivers, a senior official said.

Jul 23, 2017, 23:07 PM IST

BJP blames Odisha government for frequent power cuts

Apart from power cuts, people in most parts of the state are suffering due to chronic low voltage electricity caused by delay in installing 500 new sub-stations, BJP said.

May 25, 2017, 20:24 PM IST
'Sachin: A Billion Dreams' declared tax-free in Odisha

'Sachin: A Billion Dreams' declared tax-free in Odisha

State Finance Minister Sashi Bhushan Behera on Tuesday said the entertainment tax on the film has been waived.

May 24, 2017, 08:32 AM IST

BJD govt in Odisha a failure on all fronts: Opposition

"BJD had promised to transform Odisha, but pushed the state backward because of misrule, corruption, neglect of farmers and farm sector and inefficiency for the last 17 years," OPCC president Prasad Harichandan told reporters here.

May 21, 2017, 21:32 PM IST

Odisha Govt. became violent after poll defeat: Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan

The Odisha government has become `violent` after suffering defeat in the recently held Panchayat elections, said Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday.

May 01, 2017, 15:46 PM IST
Odisha government to spend Rs 89.5 crore Hockey World League and Men's World Cup

Odisha government to spend Rs 89.5 crore Hockey World League and Men's World Cup

It was also decided that the sitting capacity of the Kalinga Stadium would be increased to 15,000 from the present capacity of 5,000.

Mar 06, 2017, 22:57 PM IST
Odisha seeks tribunal to resolve Mahanadi water issue

Odisha seeks tribunal to resolve Mahanadi water issue

Odisha also urged the union ministry to direct the Chhattisgarh government to stop construction of barrages over the Mahanadi river with immediate effect.

Nov 21, 2016, 20:33 PM IST

Odisha sets up committee to implement 7th pay panel recos

Around four lakh state government employees and over three lakh pensioners would benefit from the move.

Oct 29, 2016, 00:22 AM IST

Odisha government orders probe against tainted BJD MLAs

The Odisha government on Tuesday ordered a vigilance inquiry against four Biju Janata Dal MLAs who allegedly demanded money to facilitate setting up of industries in their assembly constituencies.

Aug 30, 2016, 21:58 PM IST