Two stock brokers arrested in Saradha scam

 CBI today arrested two stock brokers for allegedly being involved in misappropriation of funds of scam-hit Artha Tatwa (AT) group, a case which is a fallout of Saradha chit fund scam.

MeT forecasts heavy rainfall in Odisha

Pounded by heavy rains in the past couple of days, Odisha is unlikely to get any respite soon as heavy rainfall coupled with gusty winds has been forecast in some places till tomorrow.

Voters' awareness campaign in Kandhamal

In order to raise voters' awareness and participation in ensuing Kandhamal Lok Sabha by-election, the district administration has started systematic voters' education and electoral participation (SVEEP) programme.

Govt takes possession of land belonging to chit funds in Odisha

Odisha government has taken into possession over 12 acres of land in Ganjam district belonging to two chit fund organisations allegedly involved in irregularities, officials said on Sunday.

BJD expels senior leader Prafulla Ghadai from party

Senior leader and former Odisha Minister Prafulla Chandra Ghadai was on Saturday expelled from the ruling BJD by party supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for anti-party activities.

Rain will continue in Odisha: MeT office

Already battered by heavy rains in the past couple of days, Odisha is unlikely to get any respite soon as heavy to very heavy rainfall coupled with gusty wind has been forecast in some places till Sunday.

Ragging slur surfaces in SCB medical college in Odisha

Trouble seems to be brewing in SCB Medical College and Hospital here over alleged ragging and subsequent assault on a member of the college anti-ragging committee, who is also the caretaker of the students' hostels.

Odisha Crime Branch arrests 7 in land scam

The Crime Branch of Odisha Police on Friday arrested seven persons including four government officials in connection with the land scam at Ghangapatna village.

Odisha Lok Sabha by-poll on Oct 15

Voting in the Kandhamal Lok Sabha by-poll in Odisha will be held Oct 15, an official said Friday.

Heavy rain forecast in Odisha

Heavy rainfall coupled with gusty surface wind is likely to lash some places of interior and coastal Odisha till Friday due to a low pressure which triggered rains in several areas during last couple of days.

Heavy rain forecast in Odisha

Heavy rainfall coupled with gusty surface wind is likely to lash some places of interior and coastal Odisha till Saturday due to a low pressure which triggered rains in several areas during last couple of days.

BJD government in Odisha neck-deep in corruption: Congress

Accusing the BJD government in Odisha of being neck-deep in corruption, senior Congress leader Niranjan Patnaik on Thursday demanded a CBI probe into the mining scam saying an inquiry by the central agency into the chitfund scam has exposed the ruling party leaders.

Buddhist tourist circuit beyond Bihar, UP planned

To popularise Buddhist tourism and to attract more foreign tourists, India's tourism ministry is planning to add more states to the Buddhist circuit apart from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, union Tourism Minister Shripad Naik said Thursday.

Maoist killed in encounter in Odisha

A Maoist, carrying Rs four lakh reward on his head, was killed in a fierce encounter with security forces in a forest in Khairput area of Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said on Thursday.

Maoist killed in encounter in Odisha

A Maoist, carrying Rs 4 lakh reward on his head, was killed in a fierce encounter with security forces in a forest in Khairput area of Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said Thursday.

Cong calls hartal in Nabarangpur on Thursday

Demanding action against the Nabarangpur BJD MLA Manohar Randhari for his alleged involvement in torture of a local tribal woman leader, opposition Congress on Wednesday gave a call for a 10-hour "Hartal" on Thursday.

Six killed in Odisha road accident

Six members of a family, four of them women, were killed when their multi-utility vehicle hit a roadside tree in Odisha's Rayagada district Wednesday, police said.

Heavy rainfall likely in south Odisha: MeT office

Heavy downpour is likely to pound some places in south Odisha while rain and thundershower would continue in many parts of the state till Thursday due to a low pressure area, the MeT office said on Wednesday.

Refunding investors' money now will hamper probe: CBI

Responding to a notice issued by the Judicial Commission probing the chit fund scam in Odisha, CBI on Tuesday said evolving a mechanism to refund investors? money at the current stage of the investigation would hamper the probe.

Dengue claims four lives in Odisha

With dengue claiming four lives in Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday sounded alert in seven districts and directed departments concerned to intensify sanitation drive with focus on industrial and mines areas that showed high incidence of the disease.