Cyclone Yaas to form over Bay of Bengal on Monday: All you need to know about places likely to be hit, preparedness
Cyclone Yaas comes less than ten days after Cyclone Tauktae hit the western coastal states Kerala, Maharashtra, Goa, and Gujarat
In Odisha, touts have a field day as illiterate migrants scramble for documents to prove domicile status; activists condemn NRC, religion-based CAA
After the BJD lent support in the Parliament to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced that the party doesn’t support NRC. Following the President's assent to CAA, migrants went on an overdrive to procure as many documents possible to prove their domicile status
In Odisha's Kendrapara district, Bangladeshi Hindus told to 'quit India' rejoice over CAA, but remain wary of U-turn on citizenship
The Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 has brought relief to the 1,551 families of Mahakalapada and Rajnagar blocks in Kendraparain district in Odisha, who were served with a 'quit India' notice under Foreigners Act
Cyclone Bulbul: Naveen Patnaik announces 'special package' ranging from Rs 6,800 to Rs 18,000 per hectare for affected farmers
Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced a special package for the people affected by the cyclone 'Bulbul' and asked officials to step up the restoration operation.
Cyclone Bulbul: Two dead, NDRF official injured in Odisha; heavy downpour, gale winds damage crops, houses
Though Cyclone Bulbul skipped Odisha and made landfall between West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts on Saturday, heavy downpour and gale-force winds left a trail of destruction, damaging hundreds of houses, uprooting trees, electric poles and affecting telecom towers in the state, officials said
Cyclone Bulbul triggers rain in Odisha; IMD issues 'yellow alert' in Puri, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Bhadrak for next 24 hours
IMD has issued 'yellow warning' (be aware) in Puri, Kendrapara Jagatsinghpur and Bhadrak districts over the next 24 hours and for Saturday, it has issued an 'orange warning' (be prepared) in Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts
'He pulled my arm, abused me in public': Odisha journalist accuses BJD MP of misbehaving with him, FIR registered
An FIR was registered against Anubhav Mohanty, BJD MP from Odisha's Kendrapara for allegedly misbehaving with a journalist of a private TV channel, police said on Thursday
Odisha likely to witness another cyclone; 15 districts put on alert to deal with possible flood-like situation
With the depression over the Bay of Bengal set to intensify into a cyclone, the Odisha government put 15 districts on alert to deal with a possible flood-like situation.
The toll in the heavy rains in Odisha has mounted to six with three fresh deaths reported from the districts, officials said Saturday.
Eight killed as incessant rain pounds Odisha; state likely to face floods as low pressure area develops in Bay of Bengal
With more rainfall likely to batter Odisha over the next two days due to the formation of a fresh low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal, the district administrations have been asked to be prepared to deal with the possible flood
East states Lok Sabha Election voting Updates: 76.59% voting recorded in West Bengal, 64.05% in Odisha till 7 pm
East states Lok Sabha Election voting LIVE updates: Amid clashes, 52.91 percent polling was reported in West Bengal till 3 pm. In Odisha, the polling percentage was 35.79 percent.
Lok Sabha polls Phase 4 today: Odisha's Kendrapara to witness prestige battle as BJP seeks to breach BJD bastion
The entire state of Odisha is keenly glued to the pulsating build-up in Kendrapara, where the BJP is taking on the BJP in a high-stakes battle.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said the BJD would reserve 33 per cent seats for women in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections
Jay Panda joining BJP won't harm BJD, but MP can be one more saffron face in Odisha after Dharmendra Pradhan
Although Jay Panda joining the BJP is unlikely to make much impact on the BJD's prospects in Odisha, the saffron party and the businessman are more than likely of making use of each other for their own gains.
Baijayant Jay Panda, former BJD MP joins BJP at Delhi; hails Narendra Modi and Amit Shah's leadership
Former Biju Janata Dal MP Baijayant Jay Panda today joined the Bharatiya Janata Party after ‘nine months of introspection and widespread consultations with colleagues and public’
Internet services suspended in Odisha's Kendrapara district after quarrel between two groups of youths
Internet services were suspended in Kendrapara town in Odisha today, a day after tension prevailed between two groups of youths
Odisha boat tragedy: Toll mounts to nine, one still missing; CM announces Rs 4 lakh compensation to victims' next of kin
The deceased in the Odisha boat tragedy included two women aged between 40 and 45 years and seven children (7 to 10 years). The victims were residents of Hasina village in Kujang area of Jagatsinghpur district.
IMD issues heavy rainfall warning for Odisha for next three days as low pressure forms over Bay of Bengal
In view of adverse weather conditions in Odisha, the met centre advised fishermen not to venture into the deep sea of the west central and north Bay of Bengal till Tuesday.
Bangladeshi immigrants with their names on Odisha's electoral rolls face uncertain future with looming Lok Sabha polls
As rapid industrialisation and a lot of construction activities are going on in and around the state's capital city Bhubaneswar, lakhs of people from neighbouring states and Bangladeshi refugees have come to Odisha in search of work.
Odisha's Kendrapara district begins striking off Bangladeshis from voters' list; process to go on till 27 September
As many as 3,987 Bangladeshis have been staying in Odisha illegally. Of them, 1,649 have been staying in coastal Kendrapara district, followed by 1,112 in Paradip and Jagatsinghpur, officials said.