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Rift In BJD Wide Open As Two Groups Scuffle Ahead Of Kujang Mahila Samavesh

October 2, 2018

Jagatsinghpur: The ongoing infighting and rift within the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) came to fore during party’s Mahila Morcha’s convention at Kujang here today. According to reports, a scuffle broke out between the supporters of Jagatsinghpur district president Bishnu Das and Tirtol MLA Rajashree Mallick near Tarpur bypass road. Trouble erupted after supporters of […]

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Dama set to impair BJD’s Mahila Morcha convention at Kujang

Massive Congregation At Biju Mahila Samavesh In Paradip

October 2, 2018

Paradip: The expelled BJD leader Damodar Rout had predicted a meagre turnout at the Biju Mahila Samavesh here. However,  presence of over 12,000 women at Kujang near Paradip, his home constituency in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur, on Sunday belied his claims and set the alarm bells ringing for him. According to reports, more than 12,000 women flocked […]

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Dama set to impair BJD’s Mahila Morcha convention at Kujang

Dama set to impair BJD’s Mahila Morcha convention at Kujang

September 30, 2018

Jagatsinghpur: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has geared up to weaken its party’s expelled vice president Damodar Rout in his constituency. The party has started to unite all its influential leaders in Paradip by calling them to its headquarters in Bhubaneswar. BJD is also set to organise its women’s wing convention at Kujang in Jagatsinghpur […]

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Spur ZP meet: Local representatives air grievances

September 29, 2018

The Zilla Parishad (ZP) 4th general body meeting was held on Wednesday here chaired by ZP president Priyadarshin Biswal. MP Dr Kulamani Samal, MLAs Chiranjeeb Biswal, Prasanta Muduli and Dr Rajashree Mallick, ZP members, Collector Yamini Sarangi, officials and engineers from different line departments attended. The meeting took note of scanty drainage system, poor irrigation […]

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Naveen govt unable to provide safe drinking water even after 18 years rule in Odisha- Congress

Naveen govt unable to provide safe drinking water even after 18 years rule in Odisha- Congress

September 28, 2018

Bhubaneswar, Sep 28 (UNI) Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee president Niranjan Patnaik today slammed Chief minister Naveen Patnaik for his government’s failure to provide safe drinking water ever after ruling the state for 18 years. In a statement here, Mr Patnaik said lot of planning and expenditure of huge amount, the BJD government led by Chief […]

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Sheep Deaths Continue In Odisha, 12 More Killed In Jagatsinghpur

July 28, 2017

Jagatsinghpur: The mystery surrounding the deaths of sheep in Odisha continues with the death of 12 more sheep being reported from Raipatna village under Alipingal panchayat in the district on Wednesday. The sheep carcass were found at the cattle shed of villager Pratap Das this morning along with three more sheep being critically injured in […]

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JSW steel plant likely to come up on Posco land in Jagatsinghpur

May 28, 2017

BHUBANESWAR: JSW Steel Limited is likely to set up a 10 million tonne capacity steel plant in Odisha, possibly on the land acquired for the Posco steel project in Jagatsinghpur district. JSW chief Sajjan Jindal informed this after a meeting with Chief Secretary AP Padhi here on Friday. “We are interested to set up a […]

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Three held for sexual abuse

May 25, 2017

JAGATSINGHPUR: Two different cases of sexual harassment were lodged under Jagatsinghpur police limits on Monday. While a woman of Singhipur was sexually assaulted by a lab technician, a  minor girl of Oradanga was gang-raped. The woman had visited a gynaecologist at the District Headquarters Hospital at Jagatsinghpur for a check-up. The doctor, however, diverted her […]

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Peace meet in tense Jagatsinghpur village after Dalit assault

May 25, 2017

JAGATSINGHPUR: A peace committee has been formed by heads of Japa and Kunjkothi panchayats to bring normalcy in Kalikuda village where a Dalit woman and five others were assaulted for trying to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Panchayat Samiti chairman Pranab Prakash Swain conducted a meeting in Kunjkothi panchayat to restore normalcy among the warring groups […]

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