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    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.

    Flip-flop over Odisha police officer's posting causes row
    Bhubaneswar, July 13 : The Odisha government's decision to go back on its recommendation for a top police officer's posting and then shifting him to a post considered far less important has triggered a row.

    Three Odisha coal mines shut over protests
    Bhubaneswar, July 11 : Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd. (MCL), a unit of the state-run Coal India, Friday shut operations and transportation at three coal mines in Odisha over protests by locals, an official said.

    Choppy waters ahead, Odisha fishermen warned
    Bhubaneswar, July 11 : Fishermen in Odisha were Friday warned against venturing into the sea as gusty winds and a rough sea would prevail along the state's coast, an official said here.

    Budget lacks focus in crucial areas: Naveen Patnaik
    Bhubaneswar, July 10 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday expressed disappointment over the union budget and said it "lacked focus" in crucial areas.

    Odisha orphanage under scanner over begging issue
    Bhubaneswar, July 10 : Authorities will take legal action against an orphanage in Odisha over allegations that it kept children illegally and forced them to beg, an official said Thursday.

    Odisha to set up cold storage in all blocks: Minister
    Bhubaneswar, Jul 9 : Odisha Agriculture Minister Pradip Maharathi today said the state government would set up cold storage in all blocks within the next five years.

    BJD holds protests against rail budget
    Bhubaneswar, July 9 : The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Wednesday organised demonstrations across Odisha against the central government for neglecting the state the rail budget.

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