Commissionerate police busts illegal firearm trading network in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, April 18 -- Two days after busting an illegal gun manufacturing unit in Bhubaneswar, the Commissionerate Police on Wednesday busted an illegal firearm trading network and seized four guns... Read More

Spurt in poll violence in Odisha, BJP alleges hooliganism by BJD

Bhubaneswar/Bargarh, April 18 -- Ahead of the second phase polls in Odisha, multiple incidents of violence were reported yesterday in several districts of the State and in all the places BJD workers w... Read More

Preparations begin for 2nd phase elections in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, April 16 -- With the end of high-voltage campaigning for the 2nd phase polls today, polling officers and security personnel have begun preparations to ensure smooth conduct of the electio... Read More

Odisha declares early summer vacations for schools

Bhubaneswar, April 16 -- Keeping in view the intense heat-wave conditions across Odisha, the State government has 'pre-poned' summer vacation in schools to April 18. In a letter to the Principal Secr... Read More

Dharmendra Pradhan engages in verbal spat with cops; video goes viral

Bhubaneswar, April 16 -- A video showing Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan engaging in a verbal spat with police officials at Burla in Sambalpur after landing at the MCL helipad yesterday has gone vir... Read More

A Sambalpuri rap with food for thought for voters

Titlagarh/ Bolangir, April 15 -- At a time when political parties are leaving no stone unturned to woo the voters, a rap song criticising political parties over unfulfilled promises has been released ... Read More

BJD MLA candidates face public wrath in Titlagarh and Sonepur

Titlagarh/Sonepur, April 14 -- Ahead of the 2nd phase polls, two BJD MLA candidates Tukuni Sahu and Padmanabh Behera were opposed by local residents in their respective constituencies inTitlagarh and ... Read More

Mercury crosses 40 degree C in 9 places in Odisha; Talcher hottest at 43.1

Bhubaneswar, April 13 -- Intense heat wave severely affected normal life across Odisha today as temperature crossed 40 degree Celsius in nine places in the State. Talcher recorded highest 43.1 degree... Read More

Another BJD MLA faces public wrath during poll campaigning in Odisha

Puri, April 13 -- After Niranjan Pujari, Puspendra Singh Deo and Tukuni Sahu, another BJD MLA, Sanjay Das Burma, faced public wrath during an election campaign today. According to reports, some women... Read More

Headmaster, teacher accused of torturing girl students in Balasore

Balasore, April 12 -- Accusing the headmaster and physical education teacher of torturing and misbehaving with girl students at Janardhan High School of Barbatia village under Bhogarai block in Balaso... Read More