Death Of Kalpana Dash: Activist Moves To Nepal NHRC

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s social activist Akhand filed a complaint with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of Nepal, seeking a thorough probe into the mysterious death of mountaineer Kalpana Dass and other 13 climbers on Mount Everest in this spring season. Akhand, a member of Civil Society Forum on Human Rights at Bhubaneswar, alleged, The NHRC […]

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Permanent HC Bench Stir of W.Odisha Withdrawn Ahead General Elections

Bhubaneswar/Sambalpur: The Western Odisha lawyers who were demanding permanent High Court bench in the area withdrew their their cease-work stir and relay hunger strike today. From 25th March the courts will function partially, sources said. This decision came from the Senior lawyers and the members of the Bar Association keeping in view the latest development and […]

NNKS To Boycott Assembly And Lok Sabha Polls In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) decides to boycott the ensuing Assembly and Lok Sabha polls since it will be protesting against Odisha government’s “gross apathy” towards farmers. The Sangathan will also take way of civil disobedience across the state from Saturday. In a press meet today, Sangathan’s National Convener Akshay Kumar said that farmers […]

Strike Across Odisha from Tomorrow By Fire Personnel for Indefinite Period

Bhuabneswar: From tomorrow onwards the Fire Services Personnel will hold strike for an indefinite period till their demands are fulfilled. The demands are four-point chartered for which this announcement was done. This agitation will be participated by more than 5000 fire service personnel belonging to 341 station across the state. Last year on 27th September the […]

Several Tribal and Dalit Groups Call For Bharat Bandh Today

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: A nationwide shutdown has been called by several tribal and dalit groups today despite the 13th February ruling by the Supreme Court to stay eviction of 10 lakhs tribals and other forest dwellers. It must be noted that, while staying the eviction order of the tribals, the apex court last week had ordered the […]

NNKS Calls For Odisha Bandh Today

Bhuabneswar: Farmers’ body Navnirman Krishak Sangathan (NNKS) has called for a 12-hours bandh in Odisha to protest against the poor policies of the Naveen Patnaik government. The convenor of NNKS said that they were forced to give the bandh call after their demands were rejected by Naveen Patnaik-led BJD government. They also have demanded for a […]

Court Work Hit As Stamp Vendors Sit for Protest

Bhubaneswar/Balasore: The Stamp vendors, of the Odisha Stamp Vendors Association,dissatisfied by the state government, staged a sit-in outside protest before the sub-registrar’s office to press for their demands yesterday. Around 120 stamp vendors in Simulia, Oupada, Soro, Khaira, Nilagiri, Bahanaga, Remuna, Basta, Baliapal, Jaleshwar and Bhogarai are participating in the protest at their respective areas. […]

Congress, BJP and Maoists Extend Support to NNKS for Bandh on 21st Feb

Bhubaneswar: Opposition parties Congress, BJP and Maoists have announced that they will support the Odisha bandh called by the Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) on February 21. Niranjan Patnaik, President of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee, informed today about the support of the party towards the shutdown call. The State BJP President Basant Panda also had […]

FAOTA Observes 9 Hrs Peaceful Bandh in Odisha For J&K Attack

Bhubaneswar: The Federation of All Odisha Traders’ Association (FAOTA) has called for a peaceful bandh across the state today for protesting against the attack on CRPF jawans in Jammu & Kashmir’s Pulwama. FAOTA has extended its support to the nine-hour countrywide trade bandh called by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) from 7 AM […]