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September 2016

Naveen’s police don’t find evidence on Dana Majhi harassment!

BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha police, which is under directly controlled by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, could not find any concrete evidence regarding harassment to Dana Majhi, who hogged international headlines after he walked about 10 km with his wife’s body on his shoulders.

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KIIT’s jungle row: NGT orders Status Quo on construction

BHUBANESWAR: Influence and nexus shall not work for ever. Its a set back for highly powerful and influential Achyuta Samant, who did not get any relief today from highest green authority.

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Its Naveen Raj: His officer grabs tube well, refuses water to poor in Kalahandi

By Subash Mohapatra BHUBANESWAR: Its Naveen Raj. Deprivation, denial and discriminating against the poor of Odisha’s poverty infamous Kalahandi remain a fate line. Please don’t expect any exception. His officer can curtail every rights of citizen, and no action is expected.

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Tribal girl, victim of rape by Odisha Police, waits compensation for last three years

By Subash Mohapatra BHUBANESWAR: A nine-year-old tribal girl has been waiting compensation under Odisha Victim Compensation Scheme for last three years. Due to lack of fund, the victim has not been paid and thanks to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik led home department, whose police personnel committed rape on her when she was six, has no…

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Dana Majhi: PIL seeks impartial probe into walk with dead body on shoulder case

BHUBANESWAR: A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed today in Orissa High Court challenging the inaction of the state government authorities in conducting free and fair investigation and prosecution thereafter into the Dana Majhi incident.

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No sedition charges for criticising government: Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court clarified on Monday that sedition charges cannot be brought against a person merely for raising a voice against the government or its policies.

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Odisha gets 450 km Coastal Highway under Bharatmala Pariyojana

BHUBANESWAR: Around 450 km of coastal highway has been proposed to be constructed under Bharatmala Pariyojana along the coastal line of Odisha.

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Centre asks Odisha to inquiry on Bhushan Steel’s forest land grab

BHUBANESWAR: Central government of India has asked Odisha to enquiry on forest land grab by Bhushan Steel Limited in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district. Government of India’s Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change (Forest Conservation Division) has written to the PCCF (HoFF) of Odisha Forest Department asking them to look into a forest land grab allegations…

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Naveen government denies inquiry into walk with dead body on shoulder case

BHUBANESWAR: Naveen Patnaik led Odisha government denied to conduct an inquiry into the Dana Majhi incident. Dana, a tribal man in Odisha walked nearly 10 kilometres with his daughter, carrying his wife’s body on his shoulder, after he was denied a mortuary van from a government hospital.

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