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: 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 […]

Coal Scam: RSPL & 3 Officials Found Guilty

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: A specialCBI court on Tuesday held the Delhi-based Rathi Steel and Power Ltd. and three of its officials liable of deceiving the Coal Ministry while getting the Kesla North coal hinder in Chhattisgarh dispensed to the organization. This is the second to reach the conviction stage from among a […]

Odisha Govt Approves 3 Investment Projects Worth Rs 874 cr

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Govt approves 3 investment projects worth Rs 874 cr. The State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) on Tuesday accorded in-principle approval to three investment projects . The projects which were approved include the Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd’s proposal for expansion of its non-alcoholic plant at Industrial Estate, Khordha […]

Grant-in-Aid: 129 Crore for 31,500 Employees in 3701 Schools

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Revised Grant-in-Aid Order-2016 got Chief Minister’s Approval Govt to incur around 129 crore for 31,500 teaching and non-teaching  employees of 3701 schools New Social Security Measures resolution pronounced The teaching and non-teaching employees of the privately managed High School, Madrasa, Sanskrit Tolls and UPME Schools coming under Odisha Education payment […]