A man has been arrested for raping a nine-year-old girl in an Odisha village, police said on Saturday.
Fourteen years after Australian missionary Graham Stuart Staines and his two minor sons were burnt to death in sleep by a right wing mob, two of the absconding accused were arrested on Friday from Odisha’s Keonjhar district. Priya Ranjan Sahu reports.
The Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of the Crime Branch of Odisha police today registered second criminal case against Saradha Group chief Sudipto Sen on charge of duping about 6,000 investors in Puri district, official sources said.
Rattled by hundreds of complaints of alleged swindling by Kolkata based Saradha Group pouring in from the state's Balasore and Puri districts, the Odisha government has asked the crime branch to initiate an investigation into the activities of the group. Priya Ranjan Sahu reports.
The principal of a public school in Odisha’s Sambalpur district has been arrested for allegedly molesting four minor girl students.
Police on Tuesday arrested a teacher in a public school in Odisha's Sambalpur district on charge of outraging the modesty of a class 3 student.
Unhappy with allocation of Rs. 250 crore per annum for the poverty stricken KBK region in the state, Odisha government on Friday accused the Congress-led UPA government of granting Rs. 3,000 crore per annum to Bihar in expectation of possible support from Nitish Kumar.
A 29-year-old man in Odisha has been arrested for allegedly posting several morphed, "obscene" photographs and videos of a state minister and a girl on different websites, an official said on Friday. Priya Ranjan Sahu reports.
One person was killed and eight others injured, some of them critically, when one of the fire crackers they were making exploded in a village in Odisha's Puri district, police said on Monday.
Four men were arrested in Odisha's Jajpur district for the rape of a 15-year-old Dalit girl two days ago, police said today.
Despite exhausting almost all funds, Odisha has not been able to provide 100 days employment as guaranteed by MGNREGA to more than 90% of the state's rural poor who demanded jobs under the scheme in the last five years, an audit by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India has revealed. Priya Ranjan Sahu reports.
Five months after he was expelled from Biju Janata Dal, rebel leader Pyarimohan Mohapatra today turned his political forum, Odisha Jan Morcha, into a full-fledged political party and vowed to remove chief minister Naveen Patnaik from power, Priya Ranjan Sahu reports.
The much awaited Xavier University Bill-2013 with provision of reserving 50% seats for the students of Odisha, was passed in the State Assembly after a marathon debate in the house.
At least five students from Odisha's KIIT University are set to participate in an annual aero-design competition to be held in California, USA next week, the university said today.
Even after 13 years in office, Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik still remains the most favoured politician to be the state’s chief minister, an opinion poll by local Odia news channel Odisha Television (OTV) has claimed.