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Journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra released from jail weeks after arrest over 'derogatory' remarks

Journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra, who was arrested over his alleged derogatory remark on Konark Temple, was on Thursday released from jail after the Orissa High Court granted him bail.

Dec 06, 2018, 20:41 PM IST

Odisha assembly passes motion to forgive journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra for his 'derogatory' remarks

Odisha Assembly on Saturday passed a motion to forgive journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra over his derogatory remark on Odisha's Konark Temple and the state's legislators. 

Nov 17, 2018, 19:59 PM IST

Odisha CM writes to Culture Minister for preservation of Konark Temple

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday wrote a letter to Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma for the preservation of Konark Temple.

Nov 11, 2018, 23:13 PM IST

Journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra taken into custody for 'derogatory' remarks on Konark temple

Iyer had earlier 'unreservedly' apologised and said that he will be more reflective and mature about his comments. 

Oct 23, 2018, 17:07 PM IST

Will be more reflective and mature: Journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra arrested for 'derogatory' remarks on Konark temple apologises

Defending himself, he said that he loves Odisha and has often heaped praises on the state.

Oct 17, 2018, 11:57 AM IST

Journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra booked for allegedly hurting religious sentiments

A privilege motion was on Thursday moved against Mitra in Odisha Assembly demanding action against him for allegedly hurting religious sentiments.

Sep 20, 2018, 18:11 PM IST

Special pilgrims train launched for Northeast region

In a bid to improve connectivity and to make northeast region a destination paradise, Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) and the North East Frontier Railway (NFR) recently launched the "Aastha Circuit Train" a special pilgrim train for the Northeastern region here.

Feb 25, 2017, 15:02 PM IST

Thousands throng Jagannath temple on New Year!

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was among the thousands to visit Sri Jagannath temple in Puri on Sunday to take the blessings of deities on new year day.

Jan 01, 2017, 15:43 PM IST

Odisha to develop beaches, monuments to attract tourists

The Odisha government will develop several beaches, monuments and wildlife sanctuaries as tourist spots.

Feb 11, 2016, 09:21 AM IST

Orissa MLAs worried over safety of Konark Temple

PM Manmohan Singh
has assured the Orissa government that the Sun temple at
Konark was "in good state of preservation" as members of
Orissa Legislative Assembly today expressed concern over the
safety of the monument.

Aug 07, 2010, 22:08 PM IST

Panel to study impact of sand removal from Konark Temple: ASI

Before taking any decision
on removal of sand filling from interior of Jagamohan of the Sun Temple at Konark, the ASI has set up a steering committee to study
its possible impact on the structure.

Mar 22, 2010, 22:19 PM IST

ASI to study impact of sand removal from Konark Temple

Before taking any decision
on removal of sand filling from interior of Jagamohan of the Sun Temple at Konark, the ASI has set up a steering committee to study
its possible impact on the structure.

Mar 22, 2010, 21:34 PM IST

No plans to reintroduce Sun worship in Konark temple: Govt

Government on Wednesday said it has
no plans to reintroduce the practice of regular Sun worship at
the famous Konark temple in Orissa.

Mar 10, 2010, 14:51 PM IST

Expert panel sought for preservation of Konark temple

Voicing concern over safety of the Sun Temple at Konark and alleged smuggling of antique pieces from there, a body working for its protection on Sunday
demanded formation of an expert committee.

Nov 15, 2009, 18:04 PM IST