The police have arrested five persons who had allegedly gang raped a woman in Odisha’s Jharsuguda district.
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 Orissa High Court has reserved its order on a PIL alleging that an Italian tourist died in SCB medical college and hospital here due to negligence.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi today appointed senior party leader Jayadeb Jena as the new chief of Odisha Congress ending months of speculation about change of guard in the state leadership.
Anti-Posco leader Abhay Sahu was arrested today in connection with several cases including a bomb blast in the proposed steel project site in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district, the police said. 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.
All his life, barber Laxmidhar Barik, 58, practiced 'bartan' - service provided to a dominant upper caste family in lieu of an advance of 10-15 kg of paddy annually - that required him to wash feet and lift leftover food plates during ceremonial feasts, besides cutting hair. Priya Ranjan Sahu reports.
In a development that might have political implications, the vigilance police on Wednesday arrested Odisha Jana Morcha (OJM) secretary general Jagneswar Babu for financial irregularities he allegedly committed when he was the chief of Odisha State Cooperative Bank.
The police opened fire when a mob attacked them and snatched away a revolver when they went to arrest two persons at Uladan village in Odisha's Ganjam district today.
A fire broke out today in an ammunition testing facility of the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) in Odisha. Priya Ranjan Sahu reports.
At least 20 persons were killed and 40 others injured on Friday when a tractor they were travelling in turned turtle at a hilly road and fell into a gorge in Odisha's Rayagada district. 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.
The Odisha government today resumed land acquisition for Korean steel maker Posco’s 12 million tonne per annum steel project in Jagatsinghpur district after suspending it for about two and a half months.
A Maoist leader, wanted for several incidents of murder, was today arrested from the Chitrakonda area of Malkangiri district.