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Odisha gang try to sell of ITDC hotel in Puri for rRs.r15 crore

India, Oct. 24 -- A former contractual engineer working with state-owned Odisha Tourism Development Corporation tried to sell off an ITDC (India Tourism Development Corporation) owned hotel in Puri fo... Read More


Odisha minister accused of shielding man who 'sexually exploited' school kids

India, Oct. 24 -- The Opposition parties in Odisha are demanding the sacking of ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) minister of state for home, Dibya Shankar Mishra, in the suspected sexual exploitation of s... Read More


Odisha school official accused of murder also got govt funds for his institutions

India, Oct. 23 -- While the Odisha police continue to interrogate Gobind Sahu, president of a school managing committee for the second day on charges of killing Mamita Meher, a teacher at his school i... Read More


Odisha teen sold wife to Rajasthan man month after wedding, bought a smartphone

India, Oct. 23 -- A 17-year-old has been held by the Odisha Police on charges of selling his wife a month after their wedding to a 55-year-old man in Rajasthan where he had gone to work in a brick kil... Read More


Main accused confesses to killing woman found buried on Odisha school campus

India, Oct. 20 -- A day after the partially burnt body of a 26-year-old woman teacher was exhumed from a pit in an under-construction stadium on a school campus in Odisha, the main suspect in the case... Read More


Odisha woman's burnt body found, say police

Bhubaneswar, Oct. 20 -- A partially-charred body of a woman was found in an under-construction stadium of a private school at Odisha's Kalahandi district on Tuesday, with police suspecting that the bo... Read More


Odisha to deploy drones to keep an eye on jail inmates and their activities

India, Oct. 20 -- With liquor, cannabis, mobile phones and other such items making it to jails, the Odisha government plans to install high-tech drones for stricter aerial surveillance of the inmates ... Read More


3 cops suspended after official detained for principal's disappearance escapes

India, Oct. 18 -- Three policemen were suspended in western Odisha's Bolangir on Monday after the president of a private school's managing committee in neighbouring Kalahandi district who was detained... Read More


Farmers in Odisha's Maoist belt risk jail to grow marijuana for high returns

Bhubaneswar, Oct. 14 -- It is early evening and the 45-year-old tribal man is making his third visit of the day to his standing crop. Around him, the forests of Swabhiman Anchal, a region wracked by t... Read More


High returns: Farmers in Maoist belt risk jail to grow marijuana

India, Oct. 13 -- Bhubaneswar It is early evening and the 45-year-old tribal man is making his third visit of the day to his standing crop. Around him, the forests of Swabhiman Anchal, a region wracke... Read More