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    Maoists Martyrs' Week in Odisha hits bus service
    Bhubaneswar, July 28 : Buses and trucks stayed off the roads in parts of Odisha as Maoists Monday observed the beginning of Martyrs' Week in memory of rebel leaders killed by security forces, police said.

    Maoists kill tribal man in Odisha
    Bhubaneswar, July 27 : Maoist guerrillas have killed a tribal man in Odisha by slitting his throat after accusing him of being a police informer, an official said Sunday.

    Odisha government unduly favouring steel company: Congress
    Bhubaneswar, July 26 : The opposition Congress Saturday accused the Odisha government of showing undue favour to steel producer Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL).

    No school fee, girl sets self afire
    Bhubaneswar, July 26 : A 15-year-old girl in Odisha set herself on fire after her parents said they couldn't pay her school fee, a family member said. An official Saturday termed it as an accident.

    Odisha villagers meet Oram, seek tribal status
    Bhubaneswar, July 25 : A Jhodia community delegation from Odisha Friday submitted a memorandum to union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram in New Delhi, seeking tribal status.

    Rehabilitation of bonded labourers: NHRC notice to Odisha
    New Delhi, July 25 : The NHRC Friday issued notice to the Odisha government on the action taken to monitor rehabilitation of the state's labourers released from three other states.

    Maoists gun down two Odisha tribals
    Bhubaneswar, July 25 : Maoists shot dead two tribals in Odisha's Malkangiri district Friday, police said.

    BJP seeks probe into Odisha Maoist leader's arrest
    Bhubaneswar, July 24 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday demanded a central probe into the circumstances that led to last week's arrest of Odisha Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda, who carried a reward of Rs.5 lakh on his head.

    'Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda's arrest a drama'
    Bhubaneswar, July 24 : The outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist has said the July 18 arrest of top rebel leader Sabyasachi Panda in Odisha was "a state-sponsored drama".

    Over 100 villages in Odisha flooded due to incessant rainfall
    Bhadrak (Odisha), July 23 : Over 100 villages in districts like Bhadrak, Jajpur, Keonjhar and Kalahandi have been flooded due to incessant rainfall, leading to a breach of embankment along the River Baitarani near Patpur in Odisha.

    Flood situation improves in Odisha
    Bhubaneswar, July 23 : The flood situation in Odisha improved Wednesday but dozens of families continue to stay at various relief camps, officials said.

    Coal India unit fears output loss in Odisha
    Bhubaneswar, July 23 : Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd. (MCL) in Odisha could suffer a production loss of about 10 million tonnes in this fiscal year if villagers living in its key mining area do not vacate their land by October, a company official said Wednesday.

    Thousands evacuated as Odisha river breaches embankment
    Bhubaneswar, July 22 : About 10,000 people were evacuated and moved to safer places Tuesday after the Baitarani river breached its embankment following heavy rain in Odisha's Jajpur district.

    Thousands evacuated as Odisha river breaches embankment
    Bhubaneswar, July 22 : About 10,000 people were evacuated and moved to safer places Tuesday after the Baitarani river breached its embankment following heavy rain in Odisha's Jajpur district.

    Odisha rivers flowing close to danger levels
    Bhubaneswar, July 21 : Most of the Odisha rivers were flowing close to the danger level Monday due to heavy rainfall across the state, an official said.

    Khod, Dalal slam tons for Haryana CA
    Bangalore, July 20 : Centuries by Abhimanyu Khod (176 not out, 257b, 25x4) and Rahul Dalal (136, 152b, 19x4, 3x6) powered Haryana Cricket Association to 411 4 in 86 overs against Odisha CA on the opening day of their four-day match here Sunday in the All-India cricket tournament being conducted by ...

    Heavy rain triggers Odisha flood alert
    Bhubaneswar, July 20 : Heavy rains continued to lash many parts of Odisha Sunday, prompting authorities to issue a flood alert in all districts.

    Top Odisha Maoist sent to 10-day police remand
    Bhubaneswar, July 19 : A court in Odisha Saturday granted the police a 10-day remand of top Maoist Sabyasachi Panda, a day after his arrest, a defence lawyer said.

    Top Odisha Maoist leader held
    Bhubaneswar, July 18 : Odisha's most wanted Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda was nabbed Friday in the state's Ganjam district, police said.

    Opposition demands action on misutilisation of IDCO land
    Bhubaneswar, Jul 17 : The Opposition Congress and BJP in Odisha Assembly today demanded stern action against those involved in what they alleged the misutilisation of IDCO land by the industrial houses.

    Police bust arms racket in Odisha, five held
    Bhubaneswar, July 17 : Police Thursday claimed to have busted an illegal arms selling racket in Odisha and arrested five people from Cuttack city in this connection.

    Odisha proposes port on Mahanadi river to handle 22 MTPA cargo
    Bhubaneswar, Jul 17 : A riverine port on river Mahanadi at an estimated cost of Rs 1919 crore has been projected to handle cargo movement of around 22 MTPA in the first phase which will be expanded to 55 MTPA in second phase.

    Child sale rocks Odisha Assly, Opposition demands statement from CM
    Bhubaneswar, Jul 17 : Opposition Congress and BJP today trooped into the well of the Odisha Assembly, shouting slogans and disrupted the business of the House demanding a statement from Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on the alleged sale of children by a couple in the state capital.

    Landless women in Odisha to get 4 decimal of homestead land
    Bhubanewar, Jul 17 : Landless women residing in rural areas in Odisha will now get four decimal of homestead land from the state government.

    Odisha couple held for selling their children
    Bhubaneswar, July 17 : A couple was detained in Odisha's capital Bhubaneswar for allegedly selling their three children, including a new-born baby, for money, police said Thursday.

    SC slams Odisha over plight of migrant workers
    New Delhi, July 15 : The Supreme Court Tuesday slammed the Odisha government for turning a blind eye to the plight of migrant workers being taken to other states by unscrupulous contractors or middlemen on the promise of good jobs but who were exploited and living in sub-human conditions.

    Alstom bags Rs.107 cr order for NTPC's Odisha plant
    New Delhi, July 15 : Alstom India and NASL have won a contract worth 13 million euro (Rs.107.4 crore) from NTPC to renovate and modernise the state-run power generator's thermal plant in Talcher, Odisha.

    Odisha government humiliated police officer: BJP
    Bhubaneswar, July 15 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday accused Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik-led Odisha government of humiliating an honest and efficient officer in the state.

    Odisha sand artist's sculpture to mark German win
    Bhubaneswar, July 14 : Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Monday created a sand sculpture on the beach of Odisha's Puri town to congratulate the German team on winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

    Three Odisha coal mines resume production
    Bhubaneswar, July 14 : Production has resumed at the three open cast coal mines of the state run-Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd. (MCL) in Odisha which were shut since July 11 after protests by locals, a company official said Monday.

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