In its bid to ensure a free and fair polling in the by-election to Kandhamal Lok Sabha seat, the Election Commission has directed videography at all sensitive polling booths and of other important programmes including campaigning.
A day after Odisha's former Advocate General Ashok Mohanty blamed CBI for not undertaking impartial investigation into the multi-crore chitfund scam, Odisha Jan Morcha (OJM) Secretary General Jagneswar today praised the investigation process.
Yet another dengue patient from Kalinga Nagar area of Odisha's Jajpur district died at the SCB Medical College and Hospital here today taking the toll in the disease in the hospital to seven in past three months.
Conditional bail was on Friday granted by a local court to Odisha's former Advocate General Ashok Mohanty, who was earlier arrested by the CBI in connection with a chit fund scam for his alleged links with Artha Tatwa Group's CMD Pradip Sethi.
The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday asked the Odisha government to pay Rs three lakh as compensation to the next of kin of a seven-year-old girl who was killed after an almirah fell on her at a government school.