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.
Govt plans national centre to coordinate ops against LWEs; first time since 1989, incidents of Maoist violence below 500
The Central Government is planning to create a National Coordination Centre (NCC) which will function as a databank on Maoists' core strongholds and cadres, and act as a synergy point for intelligence gathering and anti-Maoist operations
23-year-old woman becomes first female pilot from Maoist-hit Malkangiri; Naveen Patnaik says her success is 'an example for many'
Jubilant over Lakra's success, her mother said, 'I am very happy. It is a matter of pride for the people of Malkangiri.'
IMD predicts heavy rainfall for Odisha in next four days; water level of all major rivers in state presently below danger mark
Many parts of Odisha are likely to be lashed by heavy rainfall in the next four days, the Meteorological Centre said on Wednesday.
Odisha to implement 'One Nation, One Ration Card' scheme on pilot basis in Bhubaneshwar from 1 September
Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister RP Swain said the 'One Nation, One ration Card' scheme will be extended to other parts of Odisha in a phased manner
Rainfall subsides in flood-affected Odisha; train services remain affected for second day, informs railway official
The situation in rain-battered south Odisha, where fears of flood loomed large, eased on Thursday as intensity of rainfall subsided and water started receding from submerged areas, officials said.
Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal triggers rain in Odisha; Met department advises fishermen not to venture into sea in parts of state
The low pressure over Bay of Bengal intensified into a depression on Tuesday triggering rains in most parts of Odisha. The depression adjoining coastal Bangladesh and West Bengal lay centred around 160 kilometres southeast of Odisha's Balasore.
EC orders repolling at booths in Outer Manipur, Assam’s Lakhimpur and Odisha’s Malkangiri, Berhampur
The Election Commission on Tuesday ordered repolling at booths in Outer Manipur, Assam’s Lakhimpur and Odisha’s Malkangiri, Berhampur
Five Maoists killed in encounter with security forces in Odisha's Malkangiri district; multiple weapons recovered
A combing operation by a joint team of Odisha Police and the Special Operation Group (SOG) personnel led to the encounter in which the five Maoists, including a woman was killed, Additional Director General (Operation) RP Koche said.
On Sunday, CPI (Maoists) shot dead ruling TDP MLA K Sarveswara Rao and former party leader in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district
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.
Gurupriya bridge: Political slugfest undermines big step towards development as parties fight over credit and rivals allege scam
Nonetheless, the 910-metre bridge has proved to be a boon for around 30,000 tribal villagers residing in a zone cut-off from mainland Odisha for more than five decades in the absence of any concrete road or proper river link.
Gurupriya bridge: New communication link kindles hope for development in Maoist-infested hinterland of Odisha
Despite the area’s history of terror and frequent attacks and bloodshed, the newly constructed link is now being used en masse by the villagers of the cut-off zone.
Gurupriya bridge: Proposed in 1982, opened in 2018, this Odisha bridge bears testimony to decades of frustration
While the villagers recalled their daily struggles, they have now pinned all hopes on the bridge changing their lives and bringing them quick development.
Teenage girl found dead inside school hostel in Odisha; police suspects suicide, family alleges murder
The girl, who belonged to MPV-29 in the Kalimela area of Odisha, was rushed to a hospital in Malkangiri where the doctors declared her "brought dead".
Badri Narayan Patra rejected the survey figure of the WCD-MS department in Odisha and said as per the survey done by his department the number of girls out of school was 1,060
Three dead as heavy rain lashes parts of Odisha; Naveen Patnaik takes stock of situation, orders relief measures
Three people were killed after heavy rain lashed parts of Odisha for the second day on Saturday.
A group of around 20 Maoists stormed into the house of a tribal Ganga Madkami, at Sudhakunda village and dragged him out of his house late on Wednesday, said Jagmohan Meena, Malkangiri superintendent of police.
Naveen Patnaik raises red flag over Polavaram project, says it violates Godavari Water Dispute Tribunal guidelines
Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday demanded immediate stoppage of construction work of Polavaram project in Andhra Pradesh
A Maoist leader surrendered before the Odisha police on Saturday in protest against the alleged involvement of rebel leaders in the rape of women in tribal areas.