2 members of vigilante group injured in firing by cattle traffickers in Odisha

India, May 21 -- Two members of a cow vigilante group in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district were injured after cattle traffickers fired at them near a toll gate early Saturday morning, police said. Police ... Read More

3 elephants killed after getting hit by goods train in Odisha

India, May 20 -- Three elephants, including two calves, were killed when a goods train carrying iron ore hit them while they were crossing the railway lines in Odisha's Keonjhar district on Thursday e... Read More

Plant 50 trees, Orissa HC to tehsildar who asked rRs.r1,004 fine from landless woman

India, May 20 -- The Orissa high court has ordered a tehsildar to plant 50 saplings as a penalty for imposing Rs.1,004 fine on a poor woman without hearing her case of encroachment on government land.... Read More

Supreme Court stays Odisha Universities Amendment Act for 3 months

India, May 20 -- The Supreme Court on Friday issued a stay on the Odisha Universities (Amendment) Act, 2020 through which the state government had sought to control appointment to important academic a... Read More

Odisha cabinet announces slew of projects to boost irrigation potential

India, May 19 -- Amid distressing agricultural statistics of stagnant farmer income and low irrigation potential in Odisha, the Naveen Patnaik cabinet on Wednesday announced a series of measures to in... Read More

65-yr-old Odisha tribal priest beaten to death alleging witchcraft

India, May 18 -- A 65-year-old priest in tribal-dominated Malkangiri district was thrashed to death on Tuesday by his neighbours alleging that he practised witchcraft, police said. Officials said ove... Read More