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Odisha Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy resigns amid row over his controversial remarks

Odisha Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy resigns amid row over his controversial remarks

Denouncing Maharathy's comment, senior BJP leader and Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan had said his statement indicated the "flawed policies" of the state government on women and

Jan 06, 2019, 16:08 PM IST
PM Modi strikes back at Rahul, says 'chor' wants 'chowkidaar' gone

PM Modi strikes back at Rahul, says 'chor' wants 'chowkidaar' gone

Lashing at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for the 'chowkidar' (watchman) barb, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said that only a chor (thief) wants the outster of a wathcman.

Jan 05, 2019, 18:07 PM IST
Cyclone Pabuk: Seven districts in Odisha on alert

Cyclone Pabuk: Seven districts in Odisha on alert

There is no specific warning that has been issued for fishermen till now although the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has advised caution.

Jan 04, 2019, 06:36 AM IST
9 killed after boat capsizes in Odisha's Mahanadi River

9 killed after boat capsizes in Odisha's Mahanadi River

"Altogether nine bodies have been recovered, while one person is still missing," said Kendrapara district Collector Dasarathy Satpathy.

Jan 03, 2019, 11:05 AM IST
Will Narendra Modi contest 2019 Lok Sabha election from Puri?

Will Narendra Modi contest 2019 Lok Sabha election from Puri?

According to reports, a proposal in this regard was given by the Odisha BJP unit to Prime Minister Modi in October 2018 itself.

Jan 02, 2019, 22:17 PM IST
Puri's Jagannath temple closed for 12 hours due to protests over alleged assault of servitor

Puri's Jagannath temple closed for 12 hours due to protests over alleged assault of servitor

The gates of the 900-year-old temple which open around 5 am daily opened almost 12 hours later at 4.30 pm, depriving several devotees of the deity's 'darshan'.

Dec 29, 2018, 11:01 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi inaugurates new IIT-Bhubaneswar campus, flags off projects worth Rs 14,500 crore in Odisha

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates new IIT-Bhubaneswar campus, flags off projects worth Rs 14,500 crore in Odisha

The projects which were launched are related to higher education, health, road and highways and culture.

Dec 24, 2018, 15:04 PM IST
PM Modi to inaugurate Rs 14,500 cr development projects in Odisha

PM Modi to inaugurate Rs 14,500 cr development projects in Odisha

The projects are related to higher education, health, road and highways and culture.

Dec 24, 2018, 07:56 AM IST
Explosive-laden truck seized in Odisha, five held

Explosive-laden truck seized in Odisha, five held

The vehicle was carrying the consignment from Chilkapatnam in Andhra Pradesh to Koraput in Odisha 

Dec 23, 2018, 16:29 PM IST
Explosive-laden truck seized in Odisha, five held

Explosive-laden truck seized in Odisha, five held

The vehicle was carrying the consignment from Chilkapatnam in Andhra Pradesh to Koraput in Odisha 

Dec 23, 2018, 16:29 PM IST
Odisha, Tripura to get Rs 1,292 crore for cyclone, floods relief

Odisha, Tripura to get Rs 1,292 crore for cyclone, floods relief

The decisions have been taken at a meeting of a high level committee, chaired Home Minister Rajnath Singh and attended Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Dec 17, 2018, 21:42 PM IST
19-feet long King cobra rescued from Odisha village: Watch

19-feet long King cobra rescued from Odisha village: Watch

The Kobra was later released into the forests.

Dec 07, 2018, 13:12 PM IST
Odisha shelter home sealed over sexual abuse allegations

Odisha shelter home sealed over sexual abuse allegations

The girls at the home had alleged that they were harassed sexually, physically and mentally over the past two years.   

Dec 02, 2018, 17:51 PM IST
Normal life affected by shut-down in Western Odisha on day 2

Normal life affected by shut-down in Western Odisha on day 2

A large number of commuters were left stranded at several places due to disruption of train services and non-plying of passenger buses.

Nov 30, 2018, 18:59 PM IST
Kalinga Sena withdraws ink attack threat against Shah Rukh Khan in Odisha

Kalinga Sena withdraws ink attack threat against Shah Rukh Khan in Odisha

Hockey India president Mohammed Mushtaque Ahmad had through an e-mail to the outfit appealed to withdraw its threat of throwing ink at the Bollywood actor.

Nov 27, 2018, 07:01 AM IST
KIIT University eve-teasing: 5 detained after clashes between two groups of students

KIIT University eve-teasing: 5 detained after clashes between two groups of students

According to a statement released by Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) university, the groups clashed on Saturday over an issue of eve-teasing on November 23.

Nov 25, 2018, 22:21 PM IST
Odisha speaker asks government to give special attention to Sun Temple

Odisha speaker asks government to give special attention to Sun Temple

Odisha Assembly Speaker PK Amat on Saturday asked the state government to give special attention to protection and conservation of the Sun Temple at Konark.

Nov 24, 2018, 20:42 PM IST
Odisha passes resolution seeking 33% reservation for women in assemblies, Parliament

Odisha passes resolution seeking 33% reservation for women in assemblies, Parliament

The resolution was passed by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

Nov 20, 2018, 20:47 PM IST
At least 12 people dead after bus carrying over 30 passengers falls from bridge in Odisha

At least 12 people dead after bus carrying over 30 passengers falls from bridge in Odisha

The bus carrying around 30 passengers fell from the Mahanadi bridge near Jagatpur in Odisha's Cuttack on Tuesday evening. 

Nov 20, 2018, 20:05 PM IST
10 chopped palms recovered in Odisha

10 chopped palms recovered in Odisha

At least 13 tribals were killed during the police firing.

Nov 19, 2018, 11:02 AM IST