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Odisha’s initiative to give free education to tribal girls

Many states are lagging on policies to increase the availability of educational institutions.

21 May 2017 1:11 AM

Chit fund case: TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay gets bail

Sudip must surrender his passport, submit Rs 25 lakh bank guarantee.

20 May 2017 12:49 AM

Odisha: Police rescue 21 women from brothels, arrest 23 during raids

Police chief Khurania said 21 women engaged in flesh trade were rescued from brothels and 23 people have been arrested during the raids.

19 May 2017 6:43 PM

1,400-year-old Buddha idol found in Odisha village

The varsity researchers have sought assistance from Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and State Museum for more research on the statue.

18 May 2017 1:24 AM

Faction leaders in Odisha bury hatchet to fight BJD

The new-found unity of the Congress leaders has come source of encouragement of party’s rank and file as well grassroots workers.

18 May 2017 1:01 AM


Woman claims to be wife of Odisha MLA, ransacks official residence premises

The woman demanded status of a wife as she claimed she had married Pradhan three years ago.

17 May 2017 9:24 PM

Tribal man rapes 72-year-old mom in Odisha village

As per villagers, the accused has married four times and none of his wives spent more than six months with him.

15 May 2017 2:47 AM

Naveen Patnaik experiments with ideas to check BJP’s surge

Naveen Patnaik has been the CM of Odisha for three consecutive times.

14 May 2017 1:24 AM

Loyalist Deb is Naveen Patnaik choice for Rajya Sabha seat

Mr Deb, currently heading the Odisha State Housing Board as its chairman, is known for his political acumen and articulation.

12 May 2017 1:21 AM

MLAs from all 30 districts cannot be represented in ministry: Odisha CM

Patnaik had left for the national capital soon after the new ministers had taken the oath of office on Sunday.

11 May 2017 8:38 PM


BJD faces revolt after Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik rejigs team

The KBK region, which constitutes more than one-third of the state’s landmass, has now only one minister, Ramesh Majhi, in the new council.

09 May 2017 3:22 AM

Odisha: Woman raped by lover and his five friends for four days

The incident came to light after the woman, aged about 18 years, escaped from the captivity of the accused persons.

08 May 2017 7:18 PM

Ten ministers inducted into Naveen Patnaik team, two promoted

First-timer Sashi Bhusan Behera, a former MP, was given charge of finance and excise.

08 May 2017 6:13 AM

Cabinet rejig: Odisha gets 11 new ministers

Steel and mines minister Prafulla Mallick and commerce and transport minister Ramesh Majhi were elevated as Cabinet ministers.

08 May 2017 1:19 AM

13 districts have no representation in Naveen's new ministry

Patnaik's home turf Ganjam has the highest number of four Ministers.

07 May 2017 1:21 PM


Odisha: Man tries to end life after failing to get ration card

The people present nearby pulled him down and prevented him from committing suicide.

07 May 2017 4:20 AM

7 ministers resign ahead of Odisha cabinet reshuffle

Sources said, 10 members of the Patnaik cabinet will tender resignation ahead of the reshuffle which is expected to take place tomorrow.

06 May 2017 4:49 PM

Odisha girls find Rs 1 lakh, give it to cops

It was suspected that the cash had fallen from a motorcyclist who was travelling from OMP Square to Madhupatna.

06 May 2017 12:43 AM

Naveen Patnaik confident about countering BJP in Odisha

Patnaik said senior BJD leaders, including ministers, are prepared to work for the people at grass-roots level.

04 May 2017 4:53 PM

9 tribal girls overcome odds, pass Odisha HSC exam

The rare achievement has given the girls the much needed impetus to go ahead with acquiring more knowledge by pursuing higher education.

03 May 2017 12:53 AM