A special designated court here on Tuesday remanded Khirod Malick, chief of an NGO Biswa, in judicial custody for 14 days, a day after he was arrested at Sambalpur for allegedly duping investors in money circulation business.
A local court here on Tuesday allowed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to take Seashore Group CMD Prasant Dash to its remand for 14 days to trace the money trail in the multi-crore chitfund scam in Odisha.
Claiming that its Special Court Act has been yielding positive results, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday said conviction rate in the corruption cases has reached a record 46 per cent this year.
Four days after his anticipatory bail plea was rejected by the Orissa High Court, the CBI today interrogated senior BJD MLA and former Chief Whip Pravat Tripathy in connection with a non-banking financial institution winning the best co-operator award.
In a major success against Maoists, BSF personnel have seized huge quantities of explosives, IED and other materials hidden by the ultras in a forest in Mathili area of Odisha's Malkangiri district, officials said today.