Police arrest two Maoists in Odisha

Police on Friday arrested two maoists from Gamphagunda forest in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said.

Odisha chitfund scam: CBI arrests DSP Pramod Panda

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Pramod Panda for allegedly deriving undue financial benefits from Artha Tatwa Group in the multi-crore chitfund scam in the state.  

Cockfights turns into gambling activity in Kendrapara

Cockfights, an old traditional bloody game, have turned into a major gambling activity in several villages of Odisha`s Kendrapara district.

Five die as truck rams into house in Odisha

Five members of a family were killed when a truck rammed into their house in Odisha's Subarnapur district, police said on Friday.

Yet another HC notice to Kandhamal BJD MP

 Just a day after Kandhamal BJD MP Pratyusha Rajeswari Singh was issued a notice on a quo warranto writ petition, the Orissa High Court issued yet another notice to her today on an election petition filed by BJP leader and former MP Rudra Madhav Ray challenging her election as an MP.

CBI filed 57 regular cases relating to chit fund in Odisha, WB

CBI has registered 57 regular cases relating to various individuals or companies involved in business of chit fund in Odisha and West Bengal which are at various stages of investigation.

BJP, Cong demands questioning of Odisha CM in coal block allocation case

 A day after the CBI was directed by a special court to examine former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the case of Talabira II coal block allocation to Hindalco, BJP and Congress on Wednesday demanded interrogation of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik by the central agency.

Four Maoist camps destroyed in Odisha

 Four Maoist camps were destroyed in Odisha`s Kalahandi district, while about 40 Maoists including a central committee member escaped after exchanging fire with the police, said a police official.

Merai, Kalaria help Gujarat take control against Odisha

Pacer Rush Kalaria ripped through the Odisha top-order batting line-up with a superb bowling spell to put Gujarat in control of their Ranji Trophy cricket match on the third day here.

CBI takes ponzi scheme company's ex-MD on remand in Odisha

CBI on Monday took Durga Prasad Mishra, former managing director of ponzi scheme company Micro Finance Ltd (MFL), on a six-day remand.

Gujarat in command over Odisha on second day
Gujarat in command over Odisha on second day

Riding on a superb 87 not out from Bhargav Merai, Gujarat put themselves in command in their Ranji Trophy cricket match against Odisha by reaching 255 for four in their first innings on the second day here on Monday.

Jaundice kills 13 in Odisha town

Jaundice has killed 13 people in Odisha's Sambalpur town and its adjoining area since May and infected nearly 1,100 others, an official said Monday.

Jaundice kills 13 in Odisha town

Bhubaneswar: Jaundice has killed 13 people in Odisha's Sambalpur town and its adjoining area since May and infected nearly 1,100 others, an official said on Monday.

Rise in man-animal conflict, wild boar killed in Odisha

A male wild boar was killed in Odisha's Kendrapara district, officials said.

Sambalpur to get traffic police station soon

 In a bid to ensure smooth movement of vehicles and prevent traffic snarl, a traffic police station will be set up in this western Odisha city soon.

With 'violent' sea gobbling land, Odisha people wait for resettlement

As the sea is "turning violent" and eating into their lands, people of Satabhaya area in this Odisha district are stuck between government "apathy" and nature's scourge.

Kandhamal Bishop feels threat from expelled diocese employees

Bishop of Phulbani diocese under Church of North India (CNI) Bijay Kumar Nayak, on Friday appealed to the Christian believers to maintain peace, fraternity and brotherhood during observance of Christmas and the New year in the communally-sensitive Kandhamal district.

MVIs to inspect school transport vans in Kendrapara district

In the wake of death of two school children travelling in a school van in Cuttack district, Motor Vehicle Inspectors in Kendrapara have been directed to inspect school transport vans.

CBI chargesheet against BJD MLA, 15 others in ponzi case

CBI on Thursday filed its charge sheet against BJD MLA Pravat Tripathy, former advocate general of Odisha Asok Mohanty among 16 persons and seven companies including Artha Tatwa Group in connection with its probe in a chit fund scam case.

Odisha to spend Rs 5,000 crore on IT sector

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday said the state government will spend around Rs 5,000 crore in the next five years for the developing the information technology (IT) sector.