BHUBANESWAR: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi to pay a monetary compensation of Rs one lakh to a woman, who delivered baby on the verandah of Puri district headquarters hospital in 2013 due to negligence of doctors.
KOLKATA: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has barred all development works in a disputed area of the Chandaka Industrial Complex for alleged violation of environmental laws. The tribunal also directed the Collector, District Magistrate and the SP of Khurda to ensure compliance with the order.
CUTTACK: A judge of Orissa High Court scheduled to hear the case related to alleged poll fund irregularities of CM Naveen Patnaik today refused to hold the trial and requested the Chief Justice to set up a separate bench for hearing.
By Subash Mohapatra NEW DELHI: Election Commission of India (ECI) has directed today Election Returning Officer in Odisha’s Anandpur BJD MLA constituency over payment made to Raveena Tondon and submission of false election expenditure.
By Subash Mohapatra Bhubaneswar: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has refused to audit the income and expenditure accounts of the Shree Jagannath temple in Puri. The refusal came upon while considering a grievance petition filed by rights activist Subash Mohapatra.
By Subash Mohapatra BHUBANESWAR: Bollywood actress Raveena Tondon’s election magic in Odisha exposed use of unaccounted and tainted money in last assembly election held in 2014. Concealment and contradictory statement submitted to Election Commission of India regarding money spent for crowd puller cine stars brought ruling BJD fresh trouble.
BHUBANESWAR: The former sub-inspector of Morada police station today surrendered before a local court in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district in connection with falsely implicating two persons for the murder of a woman that never took place. The police official Rashmi Ranjan Dash surrendered before the Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) court in the district headquarters town…