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Orissa will be a model state by 2036: Naveen Patnaik

Orissa chief minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced that he would release a vision document in 2016 which will say that the party was committed to building O

26 Dec 2015 11:44 PM

Opposition slams BJD over ‘terror link’

The alleged links of the suspected Al Qaeda in Indian Sub Continent terrorist Abdur Rehman with some leaders of the ruling BJD has kicked off bitter political row in Orissa with the Opposition Congres

26 Dec 2015 2:23 AM

Orissa CM still hopeful over Posco

Orissa chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday said he was still optimistic about the Rs 52,000 crore Posco steel project in the state. “Posco has proposed to be the largest FDI in the country.

21 Dec 2015 1:07 AM

Qaeda suspect had links with Glasgow attacker

Maulana Abdur Rahman, the suspected Al Qaeda In-dian Subcontinent (AQIS) terrorist, who was on Tuesday night arrested by the Delhi and Orissa police during a joint raid at his residence in Paschimaka-

18 Dec 2015 5:46 AM

Congress MLA suspended for 7 days for watching ‘porn’

Congress MLA Naba Kishore Das, who was on Monday caught allegedly watching pornographic videoclips on his mobilephone in the state Assembly, was on Tuesday suspended by Speaker Niranjan Pujari for sev

16 Dec 2015 6:48 AM


Congress MLA watches ‘porn’ in Assembly

Congress legislator from Jharsuguda, Naba Kishore Das, was on Monday caught unawares by television cameras while allegedly watching porn during Question Hour in the Assembly.

15 Dec 2015 1:33 AM

Uproar in Odisha Assembly over 'locking' of girls during CM's visit

10 girls of Maa Rama Devi University were locked up anticipating disturbance during CM's visit

04 Dec 2015 4:28 PM

Naveen Patnaik shoots off letter to PM on MGNRES funding

The CM urged centre for adequate fund flow under MGNRES to Odisha

21 Nov 2015 2:58 PM

Doctor duo in Orissa found murdered

The denizens of Bhubaneswar on Sunday woke up to a blood curdling incident as a retired doctor couple was found murdered in the morning in their residence at Sailashree Vihar, a posh locality in the s

15 Nov 2015 11:57 PM

2 Maoists killed in encounter

Two Maoists were on Thursday killed in an exchange of fire with the joint security forces, comprising of the Orissa police and CRPF, in the ongoing combing operation in Chandiposh forest near Rourkela

13 Nov 2015 1:34 AM


Nuclear-capable Agni-IV test-fired successfully

India on Monday test-fired nuclear-capable strategic missile Agni-IV from the Abdul Kalam Island (formerly known as Wheeler Island) off Orissa coast in Bhadrak district, nearly 200 km from here.

09 Nov 2015 11:12 PM

Posco’s exit plan from Orissa almost certain

The exit of Pohang Steel Company, popularly known as Posco, from Orissa appears to be almost certain.

05 Nov 2015 5:12 AM

A K Jha takes over as CMD, Mahanadi Coalfields Limited

Jha was Director in MOIL Limited before assuming the charge

02 Nov 2015 10:29 AM

Four held in hospital loot case in Orissa

The Orissa police on Sunday claimed to have busted a loot case, which reportedly took place in February 2014, with the arrest of four persons in Orissa’s capital.

02 Nov 2015 1:14 AM

Naveen Patnaik announces Rs 3 lakh for Rout family

'Patnaik said he spoke to Arvind Kejriwal and demanded action'

15 Sep 2015 5:20 PM


Parties indulge in blame-game as Orissa faces massive drought

As Orissa stares at a devastating drought situation due to scanty rainfall, political parties in Orissa have indulged in a blame-game over the issue.

15 Sep 2015 5:24 AM

Self-styled godman Sarathi Baba's remand extended by 3 more days

Sarathi was arrested by the Crime Branch on charge of cheating and dishonesty

12 Aug 2015 4:34 PM

Man claims CRPF jawans cut off mother’s breasts

Rahul Naik, son of Dhobeswar Naik and Bhubudi Naik, who were killed in a reported “exchange of fire” with security personnel on July 26 evening at Pangalpada village under Tumudibandh police limits in

12 Aug 2015 12:17 AM

Govt will be glad if Orissa refers probe to CBI: Pilot

Union corporate affairs minister Sachin Pilot on Friday said the Centre would be glad to extend all possible cooperation to help the duped small investors in Orissa if the state government referred th

20 Jul 2013 2:09 PM

S.C. Jamir sworn in as new Orissa governor

Veteran Congress leader and former governor of Maharashtra and Goa, Senayangba Chubatoshi Jamir was today sworn-in as the governor of Orissa.

21 Mar 2013 3:35 PM