JLF stands for plurality and inclusiveness

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar: RSS to make debut at JLF 2017 As eyebrows are at the list of speakers for the 10th edition of Jaipur Literary Festival (JLF), organisers clarified their stand in a media statement issued on Thursday. There are plurality and inclusiveness at the core of Festival’s programming, the statement said. For the first time […]

Reebok Felicitates 12 Brave Daughters of India

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Reebok India’s 1st Fit To Fight Awards 2016 Deepa Malik and Geeta Tandon among others being felicitated in presence of Reebok India brand ambassador Kangana Ranaut That evening was dedicated to women from different walks of life who made it possible to touch the sky despite all the odds. Reebok India’s […]

No Bharat Bandh tomorrow, only protest

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Today Congress made it clear that they had not called for a Bharat Bandh on Monday. But they will hold protests across the country against demonetisation. Congress says, note ban in the country is a political move being touted as a fight against corruption. Speaking to reporters in Delhi, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said, “the […]

Tension Prevails in Andhra-Odisha Border Following Maoist Bandh Call

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar/Vizag: Tension prevailed in several areas along the Andhra-Odisha Border (AOB) on Wednesday and Thursday following the five-state bandh call given by the outlawed Maoists. Security agencies have increased vigil and are conducting massive search operations to nab the Maoists and their sympathisers. In former Maoists affected areas of Telangana such […]

Odisha: Bus Strike on Sep 29

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: All Orissa Bus Owners’ Association (AOBOA) on Sunday decided to launch a 24-hour bus strike in the state from 6 am on September 29 to 6 am on the next day protesting arrest of owner of the bus, which met with an accident near Athamallik on September 9 in Angul […]

Sacked Home Guard Attempted Suicide at Naveen Nivas

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: A sacked home guard of the Commissionerate Police attempted self-immolation by setting himself on fire near the Naveen Nivas here last night. Twin city Commissioner of Police YB Khurania and Cuttack DCP Sanjeev Arora met the Home Gaurd at the SCB Medical College and Hospital where he is undergoing treatment […]

Bharat bandh: Normal Life Disrupted in Odisha

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: CM and other ministers went to secretariat amidst tight security The nation-wide strike called by central trade unions, today, hit normal life in Odisha with protesters coming on roads and railway tracks affecting the traffic movement all over the state. The trade unions are protesting against what they call anti-worker […]

Bharat Bandh on September 2

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Majority of trade unions have given call for Bharat Bandh, nationwide strike, on September 2 rejecting government’s request to postpone the protest. Leading trade unions including All India Trade Unions Congress (AITUC) and Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) have threatened to go on strike on September 2 bringing banks, […]

Egg Hurling in Odisha: BJYM Targets BJD Minister

By Odisha Story Bureau, Jharsuguda: BJP’s youth wing Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) activists on Saturday hurled eggs and displayed blag flags to Minister of Steel and Mines Prafulla Mallick at Jharsuguda. Minister was going to inaugurate a bridge while some BJP workers threw eggs at his convoy and protested the visit . They raised […]