State

SC grants bail to Preeti Bhatia over Chit-fund scam

New Delhi,November 4: The Supreme Court on today granted bail to Mumbai-based model and TV serial producer Preeti Bhatia for her alleged complicity in Artha Tatwa chit fund scam.
Previously, who has been in Jharpara jail in Bhubaneswar since October 2014.

In May this year, Bhatia had deposited a bond worth Rs 1,17, 83, 000 crore at the court of special CJM (CBI) in Bhubaneswar as per the directive of the apex court.

Bhatia had filed an appeal before the SC challenging the order of Odisha High Court which, on March 16, had turned down her bail petition.

The CBI, which is investigating the chit fund scam in the State, in its charge sheet mentioned that around Rs 1,17,83, 000 was diverted to Preetiís account from Artha Tatwa Group.

Baijayant Panda

Bhubaneswar: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today informed that former Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda's resignation from the Lower House was accepte...

Minor Girl Commits Suicide Over Family Disturbance

Cuttack: A minor girl was found hanging from the ceiling of her house under Tangi police limits in the district late last night.The family belonged to...

Traces Of Formalin Found In Fish Samples In Sambalpur

Sambalpur: Traces of cancer inducing chemical formalin were found in fish samples collected from Sambalpur town on Thursday. A joint team of Sambalpur...

Two Odia Workers Succumb To Unknown Disease In Goa, 8 Others Admitted To SCB

Balasore: Eight youths from Balasore suffering from an unknown disease were today admitted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital (SCBMCH) in Cuttack...