Nagada Malnutrition Deaths: NHRC Seeks Action-Taken Report From Odisha

JAJPUR, Oct. 4 -- The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought response from Odisha government on what steps have been taken following malnutrition deaths in Nagada of Jajpur district. The N... Read More

SC Collegium Recommends 2 Names For Appointment As Orissa High Court Judges

BHUBANESWAR, Oct. 4 -- The Supreme Court collegium has recommended names of advocate Sanjeeb Kumar Panigrahi and judicial officer Bibhu Prasad Routray to be appointed as Orissa High Court Judges. The... Read More

'Rail Rani' From Odisha Becomes An Inspiration

BALASORE, Oct. 3 -- With hard work and sincerity, dreams can turn into reality and who other than Odisha girl, Mamata Sahu, can prove it better. Mamata, whose father is a farmer in Narayanpur village ... Read More

Nurse Niharika Murder Case: Parents Move Human Rights Panel

JAGATSINGHPUR, Oct. 3 -- Parents of murdered nurse Niharika Patra have moved Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) demanding Crime Branch investigation into the case alleging involvement of other pers... Read More

After Parents' Outrage, Odisha Takes Over Reins Of EWS Admission In Schools

BHUBANESWAR, Oct. 3 -- After the Odisha Parents' Federation levelled allegations that general category students were being enrolled under Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) quota in DAV schools across... Read More

Odisha Forest Official Accused Of Cheating, Physically Assaulting Woman

NABARANGPUR, Oct. 2 -- : A woman from Nabarangpur district has accused a Forest department official of cheating and torturing her. According to the complaint filed by the woman, the official, who was... Read More

Union Minister Pratap Sarangi Slams Odisha Minister Over Onion Price Rise-Comments

BHUBANESWAR, Oct. 2 -- Union Minister and senior BJP leader, Pratap Sarangi today criticised the Odisha Food Supplies Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain for the latter's response to a question on rising o... Read More

Eviction Near Srimandir: Rs 40 Crore Sanctioned For Land Acquisition 'Not Enough'

PURI, Oct. 2 -- The Odisha government has approved Rs 40 crore to speed up land acquisition and rehabilitation process in the 75 metre area that is being cleared near Srimandir in Puri. Land of around... Read More

Bhadrak Residents Accuse Odisha Govt Of Embezzling Funds Meant For Toilets

BHADRAK, Oct. 2 -- While the Odisha government boasts of improving its sanitation coverage and achieve Swacch Bharat Mission target, some residents of Bhatapada panchayat of Bhadrak have accused the g... Read More

Odisha To Launch 'Mo Sarkar' Tomorrow To Collect Feedback From Citizens

BHUBANESWAR, Oct. 1 -- On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will launch 'Mo Sarkar' programme in police stations and hospitals tomorrow. Ahead of the launch, Police... Read More