Sonia, Rahul And Other MPs Protest Outside Parliament

New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi and Sonia held a protest in Parliament complex on Thursday after the party lost most of the lawmakers of Goa and Karnataka to the ruling party BJP. Congress lawmakers protested near the Gandhi statue in the Parliament complex. They shouted slogans, holding up placards of “Save Democracy”, accusing the BJP of […]

An Outrage Delayed by 17 Years

Kalinga Sena threatens to throw ink on Shah Rukh Khan’s face Bhubaneswar: Security has been beefed up ahead of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s visit to Odisha for the Men’s Hockey World Cup which will take place here at the magnificent Kalinga Stadium from November 28 to December 16. Amidst all the welcome preparations, a […]

Govt Fells 1000 Trees for Beer Factory

Bhubaneswar: Dhenkanal district administration yesterday cut down around 1000 old  trees including 500 Sal trees in Jhinkargadi forest near Balarampur village under Odapada tehsil to facilitate a private liquor producer setting up a beer factory. Since 11th November an entire village had came forward to save the forest. Women were guarding the trees inside Jhinkargadi forests. Yesterday morning […]

Maoists Protest Gurupriya Bridge, Ramaguda Encounter

Malkangiri: As the much awaited and much needed Gurupriya Setu now officially opened for public use, the Andhra-Odisha Naxals have made their last-ditch effort to instigate people against the project by organising a massive gathering yesterday in Malkangiri. According to sources, the Andhra-Odisha Border Special Zonal Committee (AOBSZC) of CPI Maoist group held a camp in Ralegada area on Andhra-Odisha […]

BJD protests fuel price hike in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, April 7, 2018: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) staged demonstrations at various petrol pumps across state today protesting against the hike in prices of petrol and diesel. Activists of the Biju Yuva Janata Dal (BYJD) and the Biju Chhatra Janata Dal (BCJD) have staged peaceful demonstrations till 12 am. The price of petrol has been […]

After Mumbai, Farmers in Odisha Stage Protest

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Farmers united under the banner of Navnirman Krushak Sangathan (NKS) demanding MSP and Pension After Mumbai, it was the turn of the Odisha assembly to face protests by farmers as thousands of them launched a dharna from yesterday. The farmers are demanding a hike in the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy […]

Koraput MLA Demands Justice For Kunduli Victim in Delhi

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Victim’s family joins Dharna on Parliament Street Congress Party launched a three-day dharna on Parliament Street in Delhi, demanding CBI inquiry for Kunduli rape and suicide case. A group of tribal people from Koraput including victim’s mother, younger brother, some other family members joined the protest in the national capital lead by Koraput MLA and chairman of […]

Fuel Price Hike: Protest by BJD in Odisha

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s ruling party Biju Janata Dal (BJD) held a five hour protest across all blocks and district headquarters including state capital today against the rising price of Petrol, Diesel and LPG. The protest called as “Haq Paain Hartal” (Protest for Rights) started at 7 pm in the morning today and it […]

Writing for Downtrodden: Poet Hemanta Dalapati Suspended from Job

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar: Poet Hemanta Dalapati was suspended from his job for writing poetry for the downtrodden. He is serving as a government teacher at DIET, Bhawanipatana. Being a man from the tribal community he himself lived and experienced the traumatised and marginalised life of poor primitive communities. He used to write their pain and […]