Odisha News

Cattle slaughter ban to hit small Odisha farmers hard

The ban on sale of cattle for slaughter is all set to hit small and marginal farmers hard in Odisha which is not a beef consuming State.

published : 29 May 2017

Cow vigilantism crops up in Odisha, Railway, dairy farm staff assaulted

Odisha, which had been spared by cow vigilantism, saw a group of self-proclaimed ‘gau rakshaks’ assault the station manager and four others at the Bhubaneswar railway station.

published : 25 May 2017

Rourkela Steel Plant faces output loss as BF-V collapses

It may take 10 days to stabilise production and the collapse would affect downstream output as well.

published : 20 May 2017

Sukma attack: High alert sounded along Odisha-Chhattisgarh border

Instructions have also been issued to the police officers and the combing police parties to coordinate with their counterparts in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Chhattisgarh.

published : 25 Apr 2017

Odisha: Minor girl raped inside Jagannath temple in Baripada

A physically challenged minor girl was allegedly raped by a youth inside the premises of Lord Jagannath temple.

published : 02 Apr 2017

Minor girl abducted and gang raped by boyfriend and three others, rescued from near Bhubaneswar

The victim, a class VIII drop out was kidnapped by Nayak and kept in his house at Khuntuni since then. The girl was allegedly in a relationship with Jaya.

published : 27 Mar 2017

Rape cases on the rise in Odisha

Mayurbhanj district has witnessed the highest 114 rape cases during 2016-17 followed by 114 in Balasore district.

published : 27 Mar 2017

BJP tally goes up in West Odisha

In Sambalpur district, the final tally of BJP stood at 13 out of total 18 ZP seats after BJP candidates grabbed the two ZP seats which went to poll in the final phase.

published : 22 Feb 2017

After Odisha panchayat polls fifth phase, BJP consolidates position further

The BJP continued to make inroads into traditional BJD strongholds in the fifth phase polls.

published : 21 Feb 2017

Record turnout in final phase of Odisha panchayat poll

While highest voter turn out of 88 per cent was reported in Subarnapur district, the lowest 67 per cent polling had been received in Ganjam district.

published : 21 Feb 2017

Gory end to final phase of Odisha panchayat poll

An Assistant Sub-Inspector and three constables were injured in the heavy brick-bating as miscreants pelted stones at vehicles carrying poll personnel and ballot boxes.

published : 21 Feb 2017

Odisha Panchayat poll: Close watch on Maoist hotbeds in last leg today

Change in political dynamics has led to electoral violence, but no Maoist disturbance reported in the State so far.

published : 21 Feb 2017

Defeated candidate found dead in Odisha

Houses ransacked, people attacked after 4th phase of polls in Kendrapara and J’singhpur

published : 21 Feb 2017

BJD blames BJP money power for its success in Odisha panchayat polls

The BJD said it would be misleading to conclude that there has been a popular upsurge in favour of the saffron party.

published : 20 Feb 2017

Last phase Odisha panchayat polls tomorrow, fight becomes more intense

There is a possibility of Congress forming the Zilla Parishad council in Rayagada district if it can win in all the four ZP seats which will go to polls in the fifth phase.

published : 20 Feb 2017