Odisha News


Cases continue to dip, TPR remains constant

Government asks people to remain vigilant, says the Omicron variant could be in the local transmission phase in the State.

published : 25 Jan 2022

Rashtriya Bal Puraskar for Odisha’s Banita Dash

Daughter of Bana Bihari Dash and Anita Dash of Gadbaguda street here, Banita, harbours interest in exploring small planets. 

published : 25 Jan 2022

Husband and wife rivals in poll battle, vie for same sarpanch seat in Angul

Basanta Pradhan (55) and wife Suryalata (45) have filed nominations for the sarpanch seat of Jamunali panchayat in Banarpal block.

published : 25 Jan 2022

Puri shocker: 5-year-old girl raped on rooftop

Accused has criminal antecedents and was recently released from jail.

published : 25 Jan 2022

Covid paves way for youths to choose politics over jobs

An increasing number of engineering and MBA graduates are taking to politics as an alternate career in the tribal-dominated areas.

published : 25 Jan 2022

Cellphone is the way to win hearts of voters

Candidates visiting households amid the pandemic as part of their campaigning said they are ensuring coverage of voters without mobile phones. 

published : 25 Jan 2022

Woman BJP worker accuses Jual Oram of misbehaviour

Gouri Mundari along with her supporters including Prashant Majhi reached the BJP office in the afternoon and broke the window panes.

published : 25 Jan 2022

It’s Majhi vs Majhi in Nabarangpur as BJD grapples with factionalism

The performance of BJD in the southern districts of Nabarangpur and Malkangiri was not as per expectations in the last panchayat elections.

published : 25 Jan 2022

IMD issues dense fog warning for three days

Dense fog warning has been issued for one or two places in Balangir, Sonepur, Boudh, Kandhamal, Kalahandi, Angul, Dhenkanal and Keonjhar districts.

published : 25 Jan 2022

Dissidents raise political heat in Ganjam

Most political parties are trying out new faces in rural polls and this has not gone down well with seasoned leaders 

published : 24 Jan 2022

BJD wants Union Min Tudu’s resignation 

BJD on Sunday demanded immediate resignation of Minister of State for Tribal Affairs and Jal Shakti Bisweshwar Tudu for allegedly manhandling two officers at the district planning board.

published : 24 Jan 2022

Sarpanch candidate, an OBC, files papers as ST

Pratapur GP is reserved for ST males for the rural poll this year and it comes under Zone no-22.

published : 24 Jan 2022

War veteran wants a 3rd victory in polls

For 72-year-old war veteran Duryodhana Mohanty, polls are another innings after a life dedicated to the Indian Army.

published : 24 Jan 2022

In Jajpur ZP seats, women are already ahead in race

While 75 male candidates will fight it out for 20 zilla parishad seats, 80 women are in race for 19 seats across the district.

published : 24 Jan 2022

Odisha to ‘wait and watch’ amid downward trend in daily cases

They claimed that the Omicron variant was behind the surge and is now in the community transmission phase. 

published : 24 Jan 2022