Basant Panda is new Odisha BJP president

The 54-year-old legislator from Nuapada replaces Kanak Vardhan Singhdeo.

Jan 14, 2016, 15:09 PM IST

CRPF plans to relocate its personnel within Odisha: DG

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Tuesday said it will relocate its personnel in the Sunabeda Sanctuary in Nuapada district after it has been identified as the most troubled area in Odisha.

Jan 13, 2015, 13:46 PM IST

Maoist fear keeps Odisha villagers from home

At least 18 tribal families have been staying away from their homes in Odisha`s Nuapada district for the last one and half years due to the fear of attack by Maoists, police said Thursday.

Aug 21, 2014, 14:54 PM IST

Two maoists killed in separate encounters in Odisha

Two maoist ultras, including a woman, were killed during separate encounters in Odisha`s Nuapada and Koraput districts, police said on Monday.

Apr 14, 2014, 21:05 PM IST

Holi revelry death: Toll rises to 14 in Odisha

With the death of four more persons during Holi revelry in Odisha, the toll due to mishaps while celebrating the festival mounted to 14 on Friday, police said.

Mar 29, 2013, 19:26 PM IST

Odisha declares 314 villages in four districts drought-hit

Odisha government on Monday declared 314 villages spread over four districts as drought-affected.

Feb 18, 2013, 18:26 PM IST

Odisha: Two sentenced to death

A court in Odisha`s Nuapada district today awarded capital punishment to two men for killing a woman and her daughter in February last year.

Oct 12, 2012, 21:52 PM IST

Maoists kill trader for being "police informer"

A group of about 25 armed rebels, including women, barged into the house of Satar Khan at Nangalbaoard in Sinapali area late last night and attacked him with sharp weapons and rifle bayonet.

Sep 20, 2012, 14:55 PM IST

Odisha: Intense combing after killing of cop

An intense combing operation by the CRPF and elite Special Operation Group is Wednesday underway in Odisha`s Nuapada district where a police officer was shot dead after being kidnapped by Maoists.

May 09, 2012, 15:44 PM IST

Maoists kill ASI in Odisha after kidnapping

A police officer in plain clothes was kidnapped by Maoists on Tuesday and shot dead later in a forest area.

May 08, 2012, 14:17 PM IST