BJD targeting family, says wife of BJP's Jay Panda

India, Nov. 22 -- Bharatiya Janata Party vice-president Baijayant Panda and his wife, Jagi Mangat Panda, on Saturday accused the Biju Janata Dal government in Odisha of orchestrating cases against the... Read More

Odisha Cong MLA threatens to slit his throat if school closure move is not reversed

India, Nov. 22 -- Congress Odisha MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati on Saturday created a flutter in the Assembly threatening to slit his throat if the state government went ahead with its decision to shut d... Read More

Sore over inaction on land issue grievance, Odisha youth sets tehsil office afire

India, Nov. 21 -- Frustrated over his attempts of removing encroachment over his land, a youth in Sambalpur district of Odisha on Friday torched a Tehsil office gutting valuable land documents. Offic... Read More

Odisha IPS officer transferred over custodial death in Puri

India, Nov. 21 -- The Odisha government on Friday transferred the Superintendent of Police of Puri district amid allegations of the custodial death of a 33-year-old man who was picked up from his home... Read More

Cash, jewellery worth Rs.12cr looted in Odisha

India, Nov. 20 -- Four armed men on Thursday looted cash and jewellery worth Rs.12 crore from the branch of IIFL Finance, a leading non-banking finance company, in Odisha's Cuttack town, the police sa... Read More

BJP seeks Naveen Natnaik's resignation after two custodial deaths in Odisha

India, Nov. 20 -- Odisha's director general of police on Thursday promised action as per NHRC guidelines hours after two custodial deaths in Sundargarh and Puri district triggered massive protests wit... Read More

Odisha sarpanch arrested for seeking sexual favour from Dalit woman

India, Nov. 19 -- Odisha police on Thursday arrested a sarpanch on charges of molesting a 20-year-old Dalit woman of Kalahandi district and seeking sexual favours from her in lieu of providing her wit... Read More

Jagannath temple administration pitches for mid-December reopening

India, Nov. 18 -- The managing committee of the 12th century Jagannath temple in Puri on Wednesday requested the Odisha government to allow it to re-open its doors to devotees in mid-December. The te... Read More

Odisha class 10 and 12 exams to get delayed, exam only after 3 months of classroom education

India, Nov. 18 -- Matric and higher secondary examinations in Odisha are likely to be delayed in the current academic year with the school and mass education minister Sameer Dash today indicating that... Read More

35-year-old man arrested for rape and murder of 5-year-old girl in Odisha

India, Nov. 18 -- Four days after the mutilated body of a five-year-old girl was found in a nullah in Dhenkanal district of Odisha, police on Tuesday said they have arrested a 35-year-old man who is d... Read More