State

BJD to stage State-wide stir to protest against cash crunch in ATMs tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The ruling BIju Janata Dal (BJD) today blamed the Centre for ATMs running dry across the country and decided to resort to agitation on Saturday.

Party leader Sanjay Das Burma in a press conference said that the party workers will stage silent protest in front of all the nationalised banks, including the RBI regional office here for two hours between 10 am to 12 noon.

Das Burma said people no longer trusted the Union Government's claim of adequate cash. ATMs in several cities across the country, operated by both State-run and private banks, are reportedly running dry since last 15 days. The problem seems to have affected ATMs in cities and towns across Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and Odisha.

Meanwhile, amidst reports of a cash crunch from, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the Government was tackling the issue quickly to overcome a temporary shortage caused by a sudden spurt in demand.

Two Russian Tourists Detained For Flying Drone Over Konark Sun Temple

Konark: Despite strict rules imposed by the Odisha Police, two Russian tourists were caught flying a drone over the Sun Temple in Konark on Tuesday.Ac...

Biju Mahila seeks Whitepaper on LPG distribution

    The Biju Mahila Janata Dal on Monday once again alleged that the Union Government has completely failed in implementing the Pradhan...

Hirakud Exp via Jharsuguda Road from December 18

The East Coast Railway  has decided to run the 18507/18508 Visakhapatnam-Amritsar-Visakhapatnam Hirakud Express on diverted route via Jharsuguda ...

No Threat To Structural Stability Of Konark Sun Temple: Union Culture Minister

Bhubaneswar: The Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture, Maheshwar Sharma today reiterated that there is absolutely 'no threat' to the struct...