Illegal gun factory unearthed in Odisha

An illegal gun manufacturing unit was unearthed and a man arrested at Kerkerabadi village in poll-bound Kandhamal Lok Sabha constituency of Odisha, the police said Wednesday.

Kandhamal bypoll: Election campaign to be videographed

In its bid to ensure a free and fair polling in the by-election to Kandhamal Lok Sabha seat, the Election Commission has directed videography at all sensitive polling booths and of other important programmes including campaigning.

Ponzi scam: Court grants interim relief to BJD MLA

The Orissa High Court on Tuesday granted interim relief from arrest to BJD MLA Pravat Tripathy till October 13 in the ponzi scheme scam being investigated by the CBI.

Odisha MLA gets anticipatory bail in chit fund scam

The Odisha High Court on Tuesday granted anticipatory bail to BJD MLA Pravat Tripathy in the multi-thousand-crore-rupee chit fund scam case being probed by the CBI.

Opposition parties dubs BJD candidate as "foreigner"

In their bid to score over the ruling BJD candidate Pratyusha Rajeswari Singh in the by-election to the Kandhamal Lok Sabha seat, opposition Congress and BJP have dubbed her as a "foreigner."

Maoists kill tribal in Odisha

Maoist guerrillas killed a tribal man in Odisha by slitting his throat after accusing him of being a police informer, an official said on Tuesday.

Kandhamal bypolls: Ind candidate withdraws, seven in fray

Seven candidates remain in the fray for the October 15 by-election to the Kandhamal Lok Sabha seat with one independent candidate withdrawing his nomination paper here on Monday.

Kui tribal leader Lambodar Kanhar joins BJP

Ahead of the October 15 by-elections to Kandhamal Lok Sabha seat in Odisha, prominent Kui tribal leader Lambodar Kahnar Monday joined the BJP here at the party headquarters.

New snake species in Odisha

A group of volunteers from Odisha have claimed to have discovered a new species of snake which has been named after this coastal state as Lycodon Odishii.

Dengue cases in Odisha soar to 2,325

The number of dengue cases in Odisha have risen to 2,325 with the state health department Sunday confirming 140 new cases in last three days.

Eight in fray for Kandhamal by-polls

Eight candidates were now in the fray for the October 15 Kandhamal Lok Sabha by-election in Odisha after the nomination of an independent aspirant was revoked during scrutiny on Saturday.

OJM leader praises CBI, says chitfund scam probe proper

A day after Odisha's former Advocate General Ashok Mohanty blamed CBI for not undertaking impartial investigation into the multi-crore chitfund scam, Odisha Jan Morcha (OJM) Secretary General Jagneswar today praised the investigation process.

Congress leader gunned down by suspected Maoists in Odisha

 Suspected Maoists today gunned down a Congress leader outside his house in Odisha's Koraput district.

 Another dengue patient dies in SCB Hospital, toll rises to 7

Yet another dengue patient from Kalinga Nagar area of Odisha's Jajpur district died at the SCB Medical College and Hospital here today taking the toll in the disease in the hospital to seven in past three months.

Nine candidates file papers for Kandhamal LS bypoll

 BJP's Rudra Madhab Ray and Congress nominee Abhimany Behera were among the seven candidates who filed their papers today for the October 15 Kandhamal Lok Sabha bye-election.

Former Odisha advocate general gets bail

A court here on Friday granted bail to Ashok Mohanty, former advocate general of Odisha, who was arrested on September 22 by the CBI for his alleged involvement in the chit-fund scam.

Odisha's ex-AG gets conditional bail in the chit fund scam

Conditional bail was on Friday granted by a local court to Odisha's former Advocate General Ashok Mohanty, who was earlier arrested by the CBI in connection with a chit fund scam for his alleged links with Artha Tatwa Group's CMD Pradip Sethi.

Pay Rs 3 lakh to family for girl's death: NHRC to Odisha govt

The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday asked the Odisha government to pay Rs three lakh as compensation to the next of kin of a seven-year-old girl who was killed after an almirah fell on her at a government school.

BJD candidate files nomination for Kandhamal LS bypolls

BJD candidate for the October 15 by-election to Kandhamal Parliamentary seat Pratyusha Rajeswari Singh, widow of ex-MP Hemendra Chandra Singh, on Thursday filed her nomination here.

Graft case lodged against former Odisha DGP

A case has been lodged against former Odisha Director General of Police Prakash Mishra by the anti-corruption vigilance wing in connection with alleged financial irregularities.