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on Saturday said it was contemplating to redeploy forces in certain areas within western range from where jawans were withdrawn due to security reasons in the past.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

Six held for attacking police in Odisha

At least six people were arrested for attacking policemen during an anti-liquor protest in Odisha's Kendrapara district, police said on Monday.

Man killed during confrontation with armed dacoits in Odisha

A man was killed during a confrontation with armed dacoits at Patrapali village under in Bargarh district, the police said Tuesday.

Odisha Police CID, CB to probe suspected ISI spy case

Odisha Police's CID and crime branch (CB) was on Thursday handed over the investigation of a case involving the alleged links between Ishwar Chandra Behera, a contractual photographer of Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, and the Pakistan's ISI.

Naveen praises state police for successful Naxal control

 Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today complimented the Odisha Police for achieving 'zero casualties' while dealing with Left Wing Extreme violence in 2014.

Odisha police getting ready for 'Operation Smile'

 The cases of missing children in Odisha have gone up rapidly after the devastating super cyclone in 1999 and by 2005 the state has registered cases of 4821 children who have gone missing.

EOW roped in to probe Odisha Olympic Association's 'irregularities'

A 20-member team of Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the crime branch of Odisha police vetted various documents of Odisha Olympic Association (OOA) in the association office here on Saturday.

Three youths killed in motor-cycle accident in Odisha

Koraput: Three youths were killed when the motor-cycle which they were riding hit a guard wall of a bridge in Koraput district, the police said Monday.

Two accused in gang-rape, murder of minor arrested

Police on Wednesday arrested two of the three accused in the alleged gang-rape and murder of a minor girl at Balisahi in Odisha's Ganjam district.

Four killed in lightning in Odisha

At least four persons died and nineteen others injured, eight of them seriously, after lightning struck them in different places in Odisha's Jajpur district Tuesday, police said.

One killed in wall collapse in Odisha

One person died of wall collapse in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said here Tuesday.

Teenager arrested in connection with widow`s murder in Odisha

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 55-year-old widow in the town about 12 days ago, police said Monday.