Odisha orders property attachment of Saradha, Seashore Groups

Odisha government has issued an interim order for attachment of properties of Kolkata-based ponzy scheme firm Saradha Group and the state-based Seashore Group of companies which allegedly duped investors of crores of rupees.

Odisha govt increases corpus of Contingency Fund to Rs1,900cr

The Odisha government on Thursday decided to increase the corpus of Odisha Contingency Fund (OCF) from Rs 400 crore to Rs 1900 crore.

Goa mines official`s FB quote sparks debate

Amid demand for early resumption of mining in Goa, a comment on a social networking site by a senior mines official has sparked a debate.

BJP demands Acharya`s resignation on moral grounds

Opposition BJP in Odisha demanded resignation of state finance minister Prasanna Acharya in the wake of a Commission finding fault with the drugs administration for spurious liquor tragedy of February 2012 that claimed 41 lives.

Odisha doesn`t need new law to deal with NBFIs: Govt

Finance Minister Prasanna Acharya ruled out any new legislation to curb cheating of small investors in Odisha.

Odisha doesn`t need new law to deal with NBFIs: Govt

Ruling out any new legislation to curb cheating of small investors in Odisha, Finance Minister Prasanna Acharya today said the 2011 Bill which was awaiting Presidential assent was sufficient to deal with the situation.

Odisha ministerial panel on linkage policy seeks extension

Odisha government`s inter-ministerial committee, set up to formulate a long term linkage policy for supply of ore to local industries, Wednesday sought further extension of its tenure, official sources said.

Odisha presents Rs 60,303 cr budget for 2013-14

The Odisha government on Tuesday presented a revenue surplus general budget of Rs 60,303.09 crore for 2013-14 amid opposition uproar in the Assembly.

Goa govt begins surveying mining leases for encroachments

Goa Mines and Geology Department is conducting a survey of all mining leases to find out if they encroached upon areas outside their demarcated zones to extract ore.

Resumption of iron ore export from Goa to be delayed

The iron ore export from Goa would not resume today contrary to expectations, as the state Mines and Geology Department is still verifying the quantum of ore lying at jetties.

169 children detected HIV positive in 8 months

As many as 169 children
below the age of 14 have been detected as HIV positive in a
span of eight months in Orissa, state Health and Family
Welfare Minister Prasanna Acharya said.