The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Pramod Panda for allegedly deriving undue financial benefits from Artha Tatwa Group in the multi-crore chitfund scam in the state.
Just a day after Kandhamal BJD MP Pratyusha Rajeswari Singh was issued a notice on a quo warranto writ petition, the Orissa High Court issued yet another notice to her today on an election petition filed by BJP leader and former MP Rudra Madhav Ray challenging her election as an MP.
A day after the CBI was directed by a special court to examine former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the case of Talabira II coal block allocation to Hindalco, BJP and Congress on Wednesday demanded interrogation of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik by the central agency.
Riding on a superb 87 not out from Bhargav Merai, Gujarat put themselves in command in their Ranji Trophy cricket match against Odisha by reaching 255 for four in their first innings on the second day here on Monday.
Bishop of Phulbani diocese under Church of North India (CNI) Bijay Kumar Nayak, on Friday appealed to the Christian believers to maintain peace, fraternity and brotherhood during observance of Christmas and the New year in the communally-sensitive Kandhamal district.
CBI on Thursday filed its charge sheet against BJD MLA Pravat Tripathy, former advocate general of Odisha Asok Mohanty among 16 persons and seven companies including Artha Tatwa Group in connection with its probe in a chit fund scam case.