Gangster Suresh Pujari was arrested by the ATS in connection with an extortion case registered at Thane last month.
The Ministry of Railways has accorded in-principle approval for a new line connecting Bargarh Road to Nuapada.
The case has been transferred to the Anti Extortion Cell of the Mumbai crime branch for investigation, the official said.
Pujari, also wanted in extortion cases in Mumbai, Thane, Kalyan, Ulhasnagar and Dombivli near Mumbai, was brought back to India late Tuesday night.
Bargarh MP Suresh Pujari urged Union Home Minister Amit Shah through the Speaker to seek details from the State government and order CBI probe into the cases.
Gangster Suresh Pujari who is wanted in several extortion cases in Mumbai and surrounding areas has been arrested in the Philippines.
CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the new MGR rail system through video-conferencing.
MLA Kusum Tete said in several areas, paddy plants have started turning brownish yellow due to moisture stress condition.