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Mahanadi row: BJD calls for a 4-hour 'Hartal' in 4 districts

The hartal will be observed for four hours from 6 am till 10 am tomorrow morning in the districts of Sambalpur, Bargarh, Jharsuguda and Sonepur. 

Odisha sizzling in summer heat, Balangir hottest

Entire Odisha sizzled today as the blistering heat intensified and Balangir recorded 46.2 degree celsius to remain the hottest place in the state, where five persons have died so far due to sunstroke so far.

77% polling in final phase of pancahyat elections in Odisha

An average of 77 per cent of the electorate today cast their votes amidst tight security in the last and final phase of the three-tier Panchayat election in Odisha.

Unseasonal rain, hailstorm lash different parts of western Odisha

Unseasonal rain and hailstorm lashed different parts of western Odisha including industrial town of Jharsuguda town last evening.

BJD opposes Chhattisgarh's barrage on Mahanadi

 Biju Janata Dal (BJD) members on Wednesday demanded that the central government should take steps to stop construction of a barrage by BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh government on the Mahanadi river, and said the state of Odisha is "shocked" by the development.

Another mysterious death reported in Vyapam scam; retired IFS officer found dead in Odisha

Another mysterious death reported in Vyapam scam; retired IFS officer found dead in Odisha

After a brief lull, the Vyapam scam has come back to haunt again with another mysterious death being reported, this time from Odisha.

Nalco rejects Vedanta's request for alumina

Aluminium major NALCO has rejected a request to sell surplus alumina to bauxite starved Vedanta for its smelter at Jharsuguda, saying it was against the Navaratna PSU's policy to supply it in domestic market.