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Woman Cop In Odisha Sentenced To 2 Years Rigorous Imprisonment For Graft
Woman Cop In Odisha Sentenced To 2 Years Rigorous Imprisonment For Graft    

Convict Budhuni Minz, a former sub-inspector of Mahila police station in Rourkela, is presently posted at the office of Superintendent of Police, Keonjhar.

Death In Kalyan Mandap
Event Manager Found Hanging at Kalyan Mandap in Bhubaneswar, Family Alleges Murder

A youth, working at Blue Orchid Kalyan Mandap in Patia under Infocity Police limits in Bhubaneswar, was found hanging in a room on Saturday morning

Major SIM Swapping Racket Busted In Odisha: 2 Involved In Sale Of Fancy Phone Numbers For Lakhs Nabb
Major SIM Swapping Racket In Odisha: 2 Involved In Sale Of Fancy Phone Numbers For Lakhs Nabbed

The accused duo had been selling each SIM card for prices ranging from Rs 50,000 to 1 lakh to prospective buyers.

Human Trafficking: About 1,714 Cases Registered In 2020
Human Trafficking: About 1,714 Cases Registered In 2020

The conviction for cases of human trafficking was recorded at 0 in seven states, while the highest conviction rate of such cases was reported from Tamil Nadu at 66 per cent followed by Delhi at 40 per cent.

ACF Soumya Ranjan Death Case: Suspect DFO Undergoes Lie Detection Test
ACF Soumya Ranjan Death Case: Suspect DFO Undergoes Lie Detection Test

DFO Sangram Behera, one of the accused in the sensational death of ACF Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra, underwent the polygraph test for over three hours at the State Forensic Science Laboratory in Bhubaneswar. 

DRDO Espionage Case
7 Days Odisha Crime Branch Custody For 5 Accused In DRDO Espionage Case, Probe To Intensify

The five contractual DRDO employees, arrested on charges of leaking sensitive information to foreign agents,  were remanded to the Crime Branch custody for seven days by a court on Saturday.

DRDO Espionage Case: NIA, Crime Branch Intensify Probe; Illegal Bangladeshi Immigrants Under Scanner
DRDO Espionage Case: NIA, Crime Branch Intensify Probe; Illegal Bangladeshi Immigrants Under Scanner

As the investigation into the sensational case concerning national security intensifies, the illegal Bangladeshi Immigrants and infiltrators crammed in the Abdul Kalam Island in neighbouring Bhadrak district have come under the scanner. The little island is plagued with several issues primarily arising out of these ‘personae non grata’.

Man Accused Of Killing Alcoholic Son In Odisha: Body Exhumed From Forest After 3 Days
Man Accused Of Killing Alcoholic Son In Odisha: Body Exhumed From Forest After 3 Days

Police suspect that Chaityanya Pujari, a resident of Pangurumila Village under Baliguda block had been killed by his own father Bhaskar Pujari who was peeved at the former’s addiction to alcohol and substance abuse which created trouble in the entire family. Bhaskar had allegedly buried the body in the forest.

Misappropriation Of Rs 6 Crore Govt Subsidy In Odisha: EOW Arrests One More Accused
Misappropriation Of Rs 6 Crore Govt Subsidy In Odisha: EOW Arrests One More Accused

Initially a case was registered in connection with the fraud at Bharatpur Police in Bhubaneswar on the basis of a complaint filed by K.G. Sree Charan, Director of Varushapriya Agrotech Pvt. Ltd, a Bangalore-based firm.

NIA In Odisha To Unravel Mystery Behind High-Profile DRDO Chandipur Espionage Case
NIA In Odisha To Unravel Mystery Behind High-Profile DRDO Chandipur Espionage Case

A two-member NIA team reached Balasore to find out if any mastermind is involved behind the spy ring of which five contractual as well as permanent staff of Integrated Test Range (ITR) have been arrested so far.

Param Bir Singh
Bombay HC rejects ex-Mumbai top cop's plea against probe

The Bombay High Court on Thursday dismissed former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh's plea challenging two probes launched against him by the Maharashtra government.

Youth Sexually Assaulted
Youth Sexually Assaulted By 4 Drunkards, Violated With Steel Glass In Odisha’s Bolangir

The 19-year-old victim, identified as Karuna Bhoi, has sustained serious injuries in the violent sexual attack

'Crorepati' Anganwadi Worker Remanded To Judicial Custody Till Sept 28 
'Crorepati' Anganwadi Worker Remanded To Judicial Custody Till Sept 28 

Kabita Mathan, an Anganwadi worker of Koradakanta centre in Bhubaneswar, was arrested by the Vigilance sleuths along with her husband after she was found in possession of disproportionate assets.

Odisha Crime Branch To Probe DRDO Chandipur Espionage Case
Odisha Crime Branch To Probe DRDO Chandipur Espionage Case

A four-member team of the Odisha Crime Branch headed by Additional SP Prasant Kumar Bisoyi left for Balasore to take charge of the investigation.

Odisha Youth Hijacks Police Vehicle From Police Station, Nabbed After Dramatic Chase
Odisha Youth Hijacks Police Vehicle From Police Station, Nabbed After Dramatic Chase

It all happened last night when the youth, identified as Dharmendra Swain of Bainsia village, was taken to the Town Police station for questioning on suspicion.

Vigilance Arrests Jeypore Electrical SDO For Taking Bribe
Vigilance Arrests Jeypore Electrical SDO For Taking Bribe

Patra had demanded Rs 20,000 from the complainant on the pretext of appointing him as a ladder man with the office of SDO electrical TPSODL.

DRDO Chandipur
4 DRDO Chandipur Staff Arrested Over Espionage Charges Were ‘Honey-Trapped’

The four arrested contractual employees at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Chandipur in Odisha's Balasore district, who were leaking secret information to the Pakistani agents, are reportedly honey-trapped

4 DRDO Chandipur Staff Who Leaked Secret Info To Pakistani Agents Arrested 
4 DRDO Chandipur Staff Who Leaked Secret Info To Pakistani Agents Arrested 

Intelligence reports stated the four accused received international calls mostly from Pakistan-Rajasthan border areas and passed secret information to foreign agents.    

Top Maoist Leader With Rs 20 Lakh Bounty On Head Held In Odisha
Top Maoist Leader With Rs 20 Lakh Bounty On Head Held In Odisha 

Dubashi Sankar, a member of the Andhra-Odisha Special Zonal Committee of CPI (Maoist), was involved in a series of violent attacks on security forces and killing of civilians in Koraput, Malkangiri and Visakhapatnam. 

Police Crack Jajpur Double Murder Case
Police Crack Jajpur Double Murder Case, 7 Including 2 Transgender Arrested

Based on the findings of the Call Detail Record, tower dump analysis, and interrogation of the accused persons with the help of the scientific team, Panikoili Police managed to crack the case.

Brown Sugar
Brown Sugar Worth Over Rs 1 Crore Seized In Bhubaneswar, 2 Held

Acting on a tip-off, the STF raided Rasulgarh area and seized the contraband along with other incriminating materials from the two traders hailing from North 24 Pargana in West Bengal.

  • Tuesday, 14 September 2021
  • Odisha
Odisha: 'Crorepati' Anganwadi Worker In Vigilance Net 
Odisha: 'Crorepati' Anganwadi Worker In Vigilance Net 

Simultaneous searches are being carried out by the officers of the anti-corruption agency at six different properties associated with Mathan. The sleuths have raided Mathan's maternal property in Pattamundai as well as her in-laws' house in Jagatsinghpur's Balikuda. 

'Worked Hard For Last One Year To Find Dummy Candidates': NEET Cheat Gang
'Worked Hard For Last One Year To Find Dummy Candidates': NEET Cheat Gang

They confirmed that the dummy candidates were also helped financially from time to time so that their faith in the gang remained intact.

Vigilance Raids Premises Of Block Head Clerk Over Rs 20L IAY Fund Irregularities
Vigilance Raids Premises Of Block Head Clerk Over Rs 20L IAY Fund Irregularities 

Four teams comprising two DSPs, five inspectors and other staff of Odisha Vigilance carried out the raids at five places in Bhadrak and Balasore district. 

Shocking Cruelty: 150 Stray Dogs Buried Alive In Karnataka, 12 Arrested
Shocking Cruelty: 150 Stray Dogs Buried Alive In Karnataka, 12 Arrested

The gram panchayat gave the task of catching and sterilising stray dogs within panchayat limits to private contractors. It was proposed in the meeting and the emolument rate was fixed for the exercise.