Cuttack: The city police Friday arrested three BJP leaders of Cuttack for their alleged involvement in pelting stones at the police during the party’s agitation in front of the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) here Thursday.
The police arrested city BJP president Laxmidhar Pradhan, youth leader Debashis Ghosh and Jyoti Ranjan Palei. They were booked under various sections of IPC. During the BJP gherao of the CMC, the protesters entered into a clash with the police when the latter stopped them from marching towards the CMC office. During the clash, a senior police officer was injured when a stone hit his forehead.
The three BJP leaders were produced before a court which remanded them to a 15-day judicial custody.
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Kolimati: Amid allegations of large-scale irregularities in ration card distribution, scores of poor tribals in Kolimati panchayat under Anandapur block in Keonjhar district have been left out of the National Food Security Act (NFSA) coverage.The tribal people alleged that though … Continue reading
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Nayagarh: A history-sheeter was shot at by the police during an encounter on Nayagarh (Autonomous) College road late Monday night, police said Tuesday. Suresh Rout (38) of Poibadi village in Daspalla block of the district sustained critical injuries after the … Continue reading
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Bhadrak: The progress of toilet construction under the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) has been tardy in Jagannathprasad panchayat under Basudevpur block in this district, as funds have not been made available to beneficiaries even eight months after the work orders … Continue reading
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Koraput: The cultural link between Orissa and Maharashtra dates back to ancient times and people of both the regions played a crucial role in nation building, said Central University-Koraput vice-chancellor Sachchidananda Tuesday at the varsity’s Sunabeda campus. He said this … Continue reading
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