Arms seized from Odisha forest

Security forces seized weapons hidden by the Maoists inside a forest in Odisha's Sundargarh district, police said on Wednesday.

BJD MLA wants tribals rights upheld on Khandadhar mines

 A ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator has urged the Odisha government to recognise the forest rights of Pauri Bhuyan tribals, a particularly vulnerable tribal group (PVTG), residing on the hills in Sundargarh district.

Man killed in Odisha for `practising witchcraft`

Suspecting that a 55-year-old man was practising witchcraft, two youths allegedly killed him at a village in Sundargarh district, police said on Wednesday.

One killed, three hurt as militants attack market

One person was killed and three others seriously injured as militants attacked a weekly village market in Orissa`s Sundargarh district.