Authorities seize 25 kg of ganja in Odisha, arrest 2

Altogether 25 kg of contraband ganja was seized from two persons in Odisha's Koraput district, police said today.

Wanted Maoist killed in explosion in Koraput

A wanted Maoist was killed after an explosive device he was planting to target security forces in a forest area went off near Kurailpadu village in the district, police said today.

Over 500 kids rescued by Odisha Police in January

Odisha Police rescued at least 515 missing children in January as part of its 'Operation Smile-II' programme, a top official said on Monday.

Suspected al Qaeda terrorist was asked to recruit Indian youngsters, claims police

The suspected al Qaeda terrorist Abdur Rahman was asked to recruit youths to work for terror organisations.

Suspected terrorist linked with Glasgow attack accused: Odisha Police

"Delhi Police investigation revealed the link of Abdul Rehman with Kafeel Ahmed, a Bengaluru-based techie who succumbed to burn injuries in a failed car bomb attack at Glasgow airport in Scotland," Police Commissioner RP Sharma told media persons.

Odisha Police, now, just a click away

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday inaugurated a state police-citizen portal, enabling tech-savvy people to send their complaints online to the authorities.

Puri quadruple murder: Cops suspect hand of acquaintances, kin

Close relatives or acquaintances could be involved in Tuesday's quadruple murder at Astaranga in Puri district with sleuths saying that a property dispute could be the motive behind the killing of the retired district inspector of schools and his wife and two daughters.

Big success for Odisha Police as Maoist mastermind behind 2013 Bastar Massacre of Congress leaders killed

Big success for Odisha Police as Maoist mastermind behind 2013 Bastar Massacre of Congress leaders killed

Marking a huge success against the extremists, the Odisha Police on Saturday gunned down three Naxal leaders in an anti-Maoist operation in Malkangiri district here at around 9:30 am, including the mastermind of the Maoists' massacre in Chhattisgarh on May 25, 2013.

Controversial godman Srimad Sarathi Baba arrested by Odisha Police

Controversial godman Srimad Sarathi Baba arrested by Odisha Police

Controversial self-styled 'godman' Sarathi Baba was on Saturday arrested by Odisha police on cheating and other charges following violent protests demanding action against him for his alleged escapades.

Police exhumes body in Odisha, suspects murder

The decomposed body of a middle-aged man, suspected to have been murdered, was exhumed from the cremation ground at Gumma Padara in Kandhamal district, police said on Sunday.

Seven killed, 23 injured in lightning in Odisha

At least seven persons were killed and around 23 others injured when lightning struck them in different parts of Odisha this evening, police said.

Odisha Police begins probe into Puri temple fiasco

Odisha Police on Thursday began its probe into the circulation of photographs of Lord Jagannath's secret ritual like 'Brahma Paribartan' and burial of old idols of the deities of Puri temple during the Nabakalebara festival in the social media.

Odisha mulling deployment of forces in western range areas

Odisha Police on Saturday said it was contemplating to redeploy forces in certain areas within western range from where jawans were withdrawn due to security reasons in the past.

'Lady Don' arrested in Odisha

Saila Ranasingh, dubbed as the 'lady don', who was on the run after attacking police at Haldipadia slum in the state capital was on Thursday arrested by the Commissionerate Police.

Odisha Police to summon Mumbai woman in Iyer arrest case

With contradictory stories appearing over the arrest of Deccan Chronicle vice-chairman PK Iyer from a star hotel here, the Odisha police on Friday said it would soon summon the woman in whose name the room was booked.

Odisha Police arrests Ponzi firm director

 The Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of the Odisha Police Crime Branch on Thursday arrested one of the directors of a ponzi firm on charges of duping investors, police said.

Man kills wife, dumps body in well in UP

A 32-year-old woman was allegedly strangulated to death by her husband in Gaurkhas village in Utraula area here, police said on Thursday.

Two more held in question paper leak case by Odisha police

A day before the rescheduled written examination for recruitment of constables, crime branch of Odisha police on Saturday arrested two more persons in connection with the question paper leak incident of the earlier examination.

Police aiming to bring people in Koraput close to it

Encouraged by decline in Maoist violence in Narayanpatna area of Odisha's Koraput district, police now aims to bring people in the naxal-hit zone closer to law enforcing agencies.

Six persons arrested for question paper leak in Odisha

The Crime Branch of Odisha Police on Tuesday arrested six persons including four cops on charge of leaking the question paper for constable recruitment, held on March 15.