Shah comm asks Orissa to regulate ore exploration

The Centre-appointed Shah
Commission led by former Supreme Court judge Justice M B Shah
on Monday directed Orissa government to "limit" exploration of
iron ore, observing that natural resources should not be
finished at one go.

CAG criticises Orissa govt`s land acquisition

The Comptroller and Auditor General has caught the Orissa govt on the wrong
foot on land acquisition for industries and land management process.

Can`t wait for passage of bill in Parl: Orissa

The Orissa government on Monday said it
cannot stop developmental activities at Posco`s proposed steel
plant site and wait for passage of the Land Acquisition (LA)
Act in the Parliament.

Orissa govt raises bus fare by 10.23 per cent

The Orissa government on Monday
increased the rate of bus fare by 10.23 per cent in view of
the recent hike in fuel prices.

Orissa govt in talks with Posco agitators

Amid stiff resistance to Posco steel project, Orissa govt said talks were
on with agitators to resolve the issue.

‘Probe into police-judicial magistrate brawl on’

Orissa Government informed the
High Court that the Justice A S Naidu Commission
probing the alleged police-judicial magistrate brawl at
Rourkela had already started functioning.

Orissa govt breached agreement with CPI(Maoist): Mediators

Mediators, who had helped to
end the February hostage crisis involving Malkangiri district
collector and a junior engineer, on Monday alleged breach of
agreement by Orissa government.

Orissa govt files criminal case against 32 in dal scam

Orissa government said
criminal cases had been registered against 32 persons for their alleged involvement in supply of substandard pulses
under mid-day meal MDM) and supplimentary nutrition programme(SNP).

Orissa govt has surrendered before the IAS lobby: CPI

Accusing the BJD govt of surrendering before the IAS lobby, the CPI said it was proved by the manner in which only bureaucrats held talks for the release of Malkangiri collector RV Krishna after his abduction by Maoists.

Orissa govt hopeful of early breakthrough in hostage crisis

After two days of talks with Naxal-chosen mediators, Orissa govt said it was
hopeful of an early breakthrough in securing the release of abducted Malkangiri district collector and a junior engineer.

Orissa govt files counter affidavit opposing PILs

A counter affidavit was filed by
the Orissa government in the high court today opposing PILs
seeking a CBI probe into the multi-crore rupees mining scam in
the state.

Orissa Govt approves fresh investment of Rs 6,500 crore

Giving a boost to its ongoing industrialisation process, Orissa government on Friday approved fresh investment of Rs 6,500 crore in cement, steel, paper, power and other sectors, official sources said.

British woman molested in Orissa govt hotel

A young British woman was today
allegedly molested by an employee of a state-run hotel at
Konark near Sun Temple in Orissa.

Orissa govt begins land acquisition for Posco steel project

The Orissa government
Tuesday said it has begun the land acquisition process for the
proposed Rs 51,000 crore Posco steel project in Jagatsinghpur
district near here amidst tight security.

No law violated for Vedanta University: Orissa govt

The Orissa government on Saturday
expressed its commitment to the proposed Rs 24,000 crore
Vedanta University project, denying allegation of having an
"unholy nexus" with the Anil Agarwal Foundation (AAF).

Orissa govt, anti-Posco agitators talk fails

The second round of talks
between Orissa government and anti-Posco group on Saturday failed to
yield any result.

Orissa Govt trying its best to counter Maoists: Naveen

Left wing extremism needs to be
countered to restore the law of the land and Orissa government
is trying its best to overcome the Maoist menace, Orissa Chief
Minister Naveen Patnaik said today.

No work, no pay for striking medicos on April 18: Orissa Govt

Two days after the doctors
called off their strike in Orissa, the state government today
threatened to implement `no work, no pay` formula for medicos
who participated in the agitation on April 18.

Congress accuses Orissa govt of tampering assembly documents

Opposition Congress on Thursday accused the BJD government in Orissa of "tampering with" the assembly proceedings sent to Raj Bhavan for verification by the Governor M C Bhandare.

Centre advises Orissa to call meet with ArcelorMittal, Posco

At the advice of the Centre, the Orissa government is convening a meeting this week with Posco and ArcelorMittal to resolve issues like land acquisition and mining leases which are blocking Rs 1 lakh crore investment plans by the two global steel giants in the state.