OPCC Chief Meets Farmer Admitted At SCB Cuttack For Attempting Suicide

Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) President Prasad Harichandan met farmer Kalinga Ghadei of Jajpur district at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack today.

Ghadei, who is undergoing treatment at New Medicine ICU after attempting suicide, is currently critical.

After meeting him Prasad said that the government should accept the farmers' death in State and pay compensation. Along with this agriculture loan waiver and increase in support price can help in curbing the deaths, said Prasad.

Talking to media persons he said, "The government should pay the loans of farmers, it should waive the loans and to curb such incidents interest free loans should be given to farmers so that they will not turn to suicide for being burdened by the loans."

BMC issues 'Red Corner Notice' to 284 entities for Rs 9cr tax default

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued 'red corner notice' against 284 individuals and firms for defaulting on holding ta...

BJD stages cart rally against hike in petrol, diesel prices

Bhubaneswar: Ruling Biju Janata Dal has now begun a cart rally in the city in protest against increase in petrol and diesel prices by the Union Govern...

Fire engulfs over 100 houses in Berhampur slum

Berhampur: A massive fire broke out at a slum near Biju Patnaik Park here in the city today that engulfed around 100 houses.Properties worth lakhs wer...

Explosion in military train, forensic team starts inspection

Puri: Forensic team reached the Puri Railway Station today to inspect the coach of the military train where a cooking gas cylinder had reportedly expl...