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Cong promises CBI probe into Odisha mining, chitfund scam

Apr 04, 2014

Cong promises CBI probe into Odisha mining, chitfund scam

Effective steps would be taken for protection of precious mineral resources and their proper utilisation, while all MoU's signed by the state government during the last 10 years would be thoroughly reviewed, he said. #Politics #India #UPA #Congress #NewsTracker #CBI #Odisha mining scam #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Chitfund Scam #Orissa High Court #Western Odisha Development Council
Cong, BJP no threat in Odisha, but can Naveen contain the enemy within?

Mar 22, 2014

Cong, BJP no threat in Odisha, but can Naveen contain the enemy within?

Naveen Patnaik has been wooing everybody who can deny a seat to the BJD in the Assembly or in Lok Sabha. This is a high-risk course, for the outrage within the party is threatening to overflow on to the streets. #Congress #BJP #Orissa #NewsTracker #Naveen Patnaik #Biju Janata Dal #BJD #Lok Sabha elections 2014
Odisha: Fresh affidavit filed in HC over mining scam

Feb 21, 2014

Odisha: Fresh affidavit filed in HC over mining scam

While the verdict on PILs seeking CBI enquiry into the multi-crore mining scam in the state is being kept reserved since April 2011, one of the petitioners, who had filed a fresh PIL reiterating the pleas, filed yet another affidavit in Orissa High Court on Thursday seeking that the case be reopened. #India #NewsTracker #CBI #Illegal mining #Odisha #Orissa High Court
Former bureaucrat SMH Burney passes away

Feb 08, 2014

Former bureaucrat SMH Burney passes away

Sayed Muzaffar Hussain Burney, a former civil servant who also served as governor in various states, has passed away. He was 90. #Orissa #IAS #Himachal Pradesh #Bureaucrat #Jamia Milia University #SMH Burney
India rejects Vedanta's Odisha-based bauxite mine request

Jan 11, 2014

India rejects Vedanta's Odisha-based bauxite mine request

India's top court in April last year ordered the state to submit a report based on the views of the local villagers to the federal environment and forests ministry. Residents of all the 12 villages whose opinion the state authorities sought had unanimously voted against the mining. #NewsTracker #Vedanta #Odisha #Anil Agarwal #Sesa Sterlite #Orissa Mining Corporation