— Custodial Death in Sambalpur: OHRC directs Additional Chief Secretary of Odisha Home Department to pay Rs 3 lakh to the kin of the deceased.
— BJD candidates Achyuta Samanta, Soumya Ranjan Patnaik and Prashanta Nanda file nomination for Rajya Sabha polls.
— Police busts illegal gutka manufacturing unit at Rajgangpur Rourkela.
— Bodies of 2 newborns recovered from Chiplima Power Channel in Sambalpur.
— Maoist hideout busted by BSF in Odisha’s Koraput district.
— 6 workers injured in a mishap at SMS-1 of Bhusan Steel Plant in Rengali of Sambalpur; 1 labourer shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
— Supreme Court permits passive Euthanasia with riders; life support system can be removed after the consent of family members and certificate from the statutory medical board.
— Delhi High Court grants interim relief to Karti Chidambaram from arrest from the Enforcement Directorate; next date of hearing is March 20.
— Samajwadi Party candidate Jaya Bachchan files nomination for Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh.
— Supreme Court today rejected a PIL seeking a ban on opinion polls before the election results are announced; rejects PIL which sought mandatory two-child policy.