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Cong slams PM in RS over demonetisation, says ‘people are suffering’

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New Delhi:  Congress lashed out heavily at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes. Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma said, “the rule was implemented without any prior notice and that the whole nation is suffering due to the same”. He also questioned PM over the same saying, “which law gave him a right to ...

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Shiv Sena on board for Mamata’s march on demonetisation; CPI-M, Congress decline

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New Delhi: The Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress, which is virtually at war with the Narendra Modi government over the demonetisation issue, on Tuesday got a shot in the arm when BJP ally Shiv Sena decided to join its march to Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday to press for rollback of the currency spike decision. Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party ...

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Odisha, Indonesia Share Age-Old Historical and Civilisational Links- Governor

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Bhubaneswar: Odisha and Indonesia share age-old historical and civilsational links. People of Kalinga were the pioneers in Indian colonization in farther India, particularly in Indonesia, Thailand, Myanmar, the then Burma. Indian traders, adventurers, teachers and priests were the dominating influence in South-East Asia. Hinduism and Buddhism both spread to these regions from India and for many centuries existed there with ...

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Odisha: SZAMBM Gheraoed Collectorate Demanding implementation of the 5th Scheduled Provisions

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Sundargarh: Hundreds of tribals marched in a rally on 12th Nov from Stadium and gheraoed the district collectorate demanding implementation of the 5th scheduled constitutional provision in the district. The protest rally was organised under the umbrella banner of Sundargarh Zilla Adiwasi Mulwasi Bachao Manch(SZAMBM) under which a number of community based tribal sangathans from all the blocks across the ...

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Sudarsan Pattnaik’s sand art on “Begging of a clean India, RIP black money”

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Puri: Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand sculpture on demonetisation move, at puri beach of  Odisha . The sculpture, which lauds PM Modi’s historic move to curb black money, bears the message,  “Beginning of a Clean India and RIP black money”. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surprise announcement to demonetise higher denominations of currency notes has been applauded as ...

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Varanaseya Utkal Samaj celebrated Boita Bandana Utsav

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Varanaseya Utkal Samaj celebrated Boita Bandana Utsav Maintaining the cultural tradition of Odisha, the Odias residing in Varanasi celebrated “Boita Bandana Utsav” under the aegis of Varanaseya Utkal Samaj (VUS) on 14th November, 2016. For a very long time, VUS is spreading the Odia culture among the Odia people and beyond the Odia community living around the holy city of ...

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Complete special summary revision of electoral roll by Jan 1: EC tells CEOs

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Bhubaneswar:  To ensure error-free electoral roll of the current year, the Election Commission (EC) of India has directed chief electoral officers (CEOs) of all states to complete the special summary revision programme by January 1, 2017, so that the final draft electoral of the year 2017 will be published on January 5. Acting on the EC directive, CEO, Odisha, DN ...

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