July 2016

First Cultural Dialogue Series of IGNCA: Namvar Singh Felicitated

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has lauded the contribution of Professor Namvar Singh, noted writer and thinker of Hindi literature, calling him a Beacon who bust the myth of popularity by achieving the kind of fame usually reserved for celebrities, sports stars or politicians, as a litterateur. […]



State Will Have 53 Chicken-Fresh Outlets

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to open 53 chicken-fresh outlets across the state to create self-employment and boost sales, said an official on Thursday. The government has launched a state plan scheme for opening of chicken-fresh outlets in urban areas of the state. The scheme has been approved for opening […]


KV Singh Deo Becomes BJP Legislature Party Leader

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) KV Singh Deo was elected as the new leader of BJP legislature party on today. The post was formerly headed by Basant Panda and had fallen vacant after Panda became the president of the state unit of the party. The veteran BJP leader is the MLA from […]


Naveen Phobia, MPs Shy Away ?

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar: Prasanna Acharya and Bhaskar Rao’s mysterious disappearance moment before Naveen Patnaik reaches Odisha Bhawan Two newly elected Rajya Sabha MPs from Odisha, N Bhaskar Rao and Prasanna Acharya, shied away from CM Naveen Patnaik, moments before the latter reached Odisha Bhawan in New Delhi. The incident happened on 15th July 2016. Odisha Bhawan in Chanakya Puri […]


Mahanadi Row: Team BJD to Visit Chhattisgarh on July 30

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: A team of ruling BJD leaders is likely to visit Chhattisgarh on July 30 to conduct a ground study on the construction of barrages and dams and other proposed projects 3 over Chhattisgarh’s construction of dams on the Mahanadi upstream. The team will be led by Rajya Sabha member and […]


Mahanadi Row: All-party Meeting on Aug 3

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Opposition Leader Narasingh Mishra called for a all-party meeting over Mahanadi water dispute on 3rd August.  The ruling BJD rejected opposition Congress and Leader of Opposition in the State Legislative Assembly Narasingh Mishra’s request to convene an all-party meeting over Chhattisgarh’s construction of dams on the Mahanadi upstream. Mishra said […]


Budhia is Back in Odisha, Police Records Statements

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: As Budhia Singh landed in Odisha today after his mysterious absence, Nayapalli police recorded his statement. Police also recorded the statement of his mother Sukanti Singh, who accompanied him during his disappearance. According to sources, the statements of the mother-son duo was recorded under section 161 of CrPC. The Child Welfare […]


Rath Jatra Fiasco: 2 Servitors Arrested, 8 Declared Absconders

By Odisha Story Bureau, Puri: Today, Odisha Police declared 8 servitors, as absconders, issues posters with their photos. According to Puri SP Sarthak Sarangi’s information, these 8 servitors are on the run, since cases registered with police against them. On the other hand, police arrested 2 more servitors, Brundaban Pujapanda and Surya Narayan Pujapanda, for misbehaving […]


Kandhamal Fake Encounter: BJP Blames BJD

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Stepping up its attack on the BJD government in Odisha, a three-member BJP group, which probing into the murder of five tribals in Kandhamal in a police operation, has blamed it for having a “nexus” with Maoists and termed the encounter as “planned”. The team, which went there and […]