While this would certainly be a big improvement on the earlier system of monthly reporting, there is no way it can keep tabs on things that have a critical bearing on the incident-free running of the scheme
A 25-year-old tribal girl was allegedly raped by the helper of an air-conditioned luxury bus in which she was travelling, police said.
Bubu Mohapatra, who used to act as a courier between Panda and his wife, and Agni Pollia were apprehended by a special police team on Sunday night about 100-km from Berhampur.
The undeterred women of Odisha's Govindpur have threatened to strip en masse if the government does not stop the land acquisition process for the proposes mega steel plant.
The minor girl who was allegedly gang-raped in Rayagada and later attempted self-immolation was today put on ventilator when her condition worsened as she developed an infection and breathing problem.
The tribal-dominated Kandhamal district had witnessed large scale violence in the aftermath of the killing of VHP leader Laxmanananda Saraswati and four of his followers on Janmasthami day on 23 August, 2008.
The Congress has shrewdly shifted the focus to coal block allocations in BJP states during the NDA regime to show how discretionary allocations were made.
A fire in a hotel in Odisha's Keonjhar district today claimed the lives of three guests who had come to the hotel from Kolkata.
RBI announced that payments from the MGNREGA scheme will be made electronically to the beneficiaries and the first state for implementation is Orissa.
The export clause in the now lapsed agreement was a bone of contention between Posco and the state government, delaying the renewal of the pact.
Odisha Police have filed a charge sheet in a local court against three doctors, including a hospital chief, for allegedly neglecting the treatment of a woman who was gangraped last year.
Patnaik's statement on possible alliance for 2014 polls much ahead of the general elections left many surprised.
Faced with allegations of having attempted an aborted coup and being party to the mining scam in Odisha, suspended BJD leader Pyarimohan Mohapatra dared chief minister Naveen Patnaik to order a CBI probe against him.
The tensions in the BJD came to the fore when Rajya Sabha MP Pyari Mohan Mohapatra Tuesday held meetings with a large number of legislators at his residence. He openly criticised the functioning of the government and the party.