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News from Cuttack

Cuttack is known as the Millennium City as well as the Silver City due to its history of 1000 years and famous silver filigree works. It is considered as the judicial capital of Odisha as the Odisha High Court is located here. It is also the old capital city of Odisha.The remains of the famous Barabati fort are still speaks the history of the millennium city. Cuttack has a rich maritime history which says that the traders’ sons (Sadhab pua) use to go to Java Sumatra Island to do business and brings lot of wealth here. To recollect this history every year Baliyatra, a weeklong festival is being organized here. Cuttack is the birth place of Subash Chandra Bose. Cuttack has so many special thing to know like here the feeling of sahi -bhai (Neighborhood) is very strong .Cuttack Khati (where group of friends, or people chatting on variety of subjects) is also very popular .Cuttack‘s delicious Dahibara- Allodium attracts many.

Odisha: One More Arrested In Mahanga Double Murder Case

Cuttack: Police on Wednesday arrested one more accused allegedly involved in the brutal murder of BJP leader Kulamani Baral and his associate Dibyasingh Baral in Mahanga in the district, taking the total number of arrestees in the case to five. Police have not yet disclosed the identity of the accused who has been arrested today. […]

BJP Leader Murder: 4 Including Prime Accused Detained

Cuttack: In a major breakthrough, police on Tuesday claimed to have detained four persons including the prime accused in connection with the brutal murder of Mahanga BJP leader Kulamani Baral and his associate Dibyasingh Baral. Sources said a team of Cuttack police (rural) are interrogating the detainees in an undisclosed location. Another special team continues […]

Land Encroachment
Odisha: BJP Activist Attempts Self-Immolation Over Alleged Land Encroachment By BJD MLA

Cuttack: A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activist on Monday attempted self-immolation in front of the Tehsil Office in Narasinghpur under Cuttack district alleging inaction of the local administration against BJD MLA Debi Mishra for ‘encroaching’ government land. However, the self-immolation bid of the youth was foiled by security personnel present at the spot. As per […]

Odisha BJP Leader's Murder: Saffron Party Holds Protest In All Blocks Of Cuttack

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday staged demonstration in all the blocks of Cuttack district demanding immediate arrest of those involved in the murder of party leader Kulamani Baral and his associate Dibyasingh in Salepur area on Saturday evening. The BJP activists burnt the effigy of Mahanga MLA and Law Minister Pratap Jena […]

Pratap Jena
Murder Of BJP Leader: Minister Pratap Jena Accuses BJP Of Politicising Issue

Cuttack: Odisha Law Minister Pratap Jena on Monday accused Opposition BJP of politicising the murder of party leader Kulamani Baral and his associate Dibyasingh Baral in Mahanga area of Cuttack district. Soon after the murder of Baral on Saturday evening, his son Ramakant Baral, had lodged a complaint at the police station against 13 people, […]

Kulamani Murder: BJP To Hold Protest In All Blocks Of Cuttack Tomorrow

Cuttack: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday announced that it will stage demonstration in all blocks of Cuttack district tomorrow demanding immediate arrest of those involved in the murder of party leader Kulamani Baral and his associate. Informing the decision, Cuttack district President of BJP Prakash Behera has demanded Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s intervention […]

Odisha: BJP Leader Murdered In Cuttack's Salipur

Salipur: A local BJP leader was allegedly murdered by unidentified assailants here near Jankoti in Cuttack district on Saturday evening. The deceased identified as Kulamani Barala, BJP’s Mandal Prabhari of Salipur and former block chairman of Mahanga was returning to home on bike. Some miscreants reportedly attacked him near Jankoti with weapons leaving him critically […]

Trader Arrested For Selling Synthetic Paneer In Cuttack

Cuttack: The Chauliaganj Police in Cuttack on Thursday arrested a trader in connection with the seizure of 1 quintal synthetic paneer in the silver city yesterday. According to police sources, the trader has been arrested under sections 272, 273, 420, 34 of the IPC for the illegal sale. Continuing the crackdown on adulterated food processing […]

Over 1 Quintal Synthetic Paneer Seized From Cuttack
Over 1 Quintal Synthetic Paneer Seized From Cuttack

Cuttack: After seizure of adulterated spices, ghee, edible oil, turmeric powder and other non-food items from Cuttack, a joint team of Commissionerate Police and food inspecting officials of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) recovered more than one quintal of synthetic paneer from a bus during a raid on Wednesday. The spurious paneer was reportedly seized by […]

OCL-T20: Panthers Beat Pumas In Tournament Opener

Cuttack: Odisha Panthers beat Odisha Pumas by nine wickets in the inaugural match of Odisha Cricket League (OCL) T20 at Barabati Stadium here on Sunday. Batting first, Pumas scored 141 runs with the loss of eight wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Chasing the target, Panthers achieved the target in 15.3 overs with the loss […]

Police Tighten Noose On D-Syndicate: Cash Over Rs 16 Lakh Seized From Dhalasamanta House In Cuttack

Cuttack: Intensifying its crackdown on gangster brothers- Sushil and Sushant Dhalasamanta, the Commissionerate Police on Saturday recovered cash worth Rs 16.5 lakh from their residence in CDA Sector 6. Besides, three 9mm pistols, 175 rounds of bullets were seized from the secret chambers of the gangster siblings in the last two days. After taking Sushil […]

Odisha Cricket League-T20 To Kick Off Tomorrow
Odisha Cricket League-T20 To Kick Off Tomorrow

Cuttack: As a first of the visionary reformations to change the face of the cricket in the State, the Odisha Cricket Association will kick off the much-awaited Odisha Cricket League-T20 at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack from tomorrow (December 27). The OCA is hosting the tournament by forming teams without any franchise. A total of […]

Covid-19 Scare: Village in Cuttack Declared Containment Zone

Cuttack: The gloomy times of the Coronavirus pandemic seem to be coming back to haunt Odisha after a lull. The Cuttack district administration has declared Nuasahi village under Niali block as a containment zone. As per an official order, the containment order came into effect Saturday morning at 6 AM and will remain in force […]

Padma Shri D. Prakash Rao Admitted To SCB Hospital After Developing Breathing Complications

Cuttack: Renowned social worker and Padma Shri awardee Devarapalli Prakash Rao was admitted to SCB Hospital in Cuttack after reportedly developing breathing difficulties on Friday. According to reports, Rao has been shifted to Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Pulmonology department in the hospital following deterioration of health condition and was put on oxygen support […]

Odisha: HC Blow To Chit Fund Scam Convict Pradeep Sethy

Cuttack: The prime convict in the multi-crore Artha Tatwa chit fund scam, Pradeep Sethy, has to remain in jail for some more time as the Orissa High Court on Thursday rejected a writ petition filed by him claiming ‘double jeopardy’ for his release from jail. ‘Double jeopardy’ is a universally accepted principle that bars a […]

Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder: Petition Seeks Polygraph Test Of Arun Bothra, Doctors

Cuttack: The Bharatiya Bikash Parishad, a social organisation,  on Wednesday filed a miscellaneous petition in the Orissa High Court seeking direction for polygraph test of Arun Bothra, the head of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) investigating the murder of five-year old girl at Jadupur in Nayagarh district. The petitioner, Surendra Panigrahi, who has reiterated his […]

Odisha: Cuttack-A Wins Inter District T20 League

Cuttack: The Odisha Inter-District T-20 League concluded on Tuesday with Cuttack-A running away as the champion after defeating the East-Coast Railway by 7 runs. Biplab Samantray was the standout performer of the series with a century and two half-centuries to his name. The star player from the State proved his mettle yet again by smashing […]

Marital Discord
Police Submits Varsha Pridarshini's FIR Copy With Cuttack SDJM Court

Cuttack: Purighat Police in Cuttack informed the SDJM court about the fresh FIR registered by actress Varsha Priyadarshini against her husband and Lok Sabha member Anubhav Mohanty on Tuesday. As per reports, the police have also submitted the copy of the FIR with the court. It is relevant to mention here that, the court had […]

Fake cement
Odisha: Duplicate Cement Manufacturing Unit Busted In Cuttack, 1 Detained

Cuttack: In a major crackdown on adulteration units, Jagatpur police busted a fake cement manufacturing unit in Jagatpur Industrial Estate of the Millenium City on Tuesday. One person has been detained in this connection for questioning. A truck used for the transportation of the duplicate cements has also been seized. According to reports, Jagatpur police […]

Odisha: Three Arrested Over Multi-Crore GST Fraud In Cuttack

Cuttack: The Enforcement Squad of Goods and Services Tax (GST) has arrested three persons for allegedly cheating government to tune of crores of rupees by making multiple business transactions with fake GST invoice at Choudwar area in the district on Monday night. The accused identified as Smruti Mohanty, Soumya Mohanty and Rajiv Mishra have been […]

Odisha: Rs 10K Penalty Slapped On Bus Driver For Drunken Driving

Cuttack: The Cuttack RTO on Monday imposed Rs 10,000 penalty on a bus driver for allegedly driving the vehicle in an inebriated condition. The bus was reportedly en route Kolkata from Cuttack. As per the challan issued by the Chauliaganj Police, the blood alcohol level detected in the breath of the driver, identified as Prafulla […]

Don't Wash Dirty Linen In Public, BJD MLA Advises MP Anubhav Mohanty

Cuttack: On the ongoing controversy between the BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty and his wife and Ollywood actress Varsha Priyadarshini, president of BJD’s Cuttack district unit Debasish Samantaray on Monday said that the Parliamentarian should not wash dirty linen in public. Samantaray said that when it comes to keeping one’s image intact before people, a politician […]

Marital Discord: MP Anubhav Mohanty Gets Summon Notice From Women Commission

Cuttack: The Odisha State Commission for Women (SCW) has issued a notice to BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty and his parents over the marital discord between the MP and his actress wife Varsha Priyadarshini that saw a barrage of police complaints being filed against each other in a short period of time. As per reports, the […]

Boating Complex In Cuttack Soon! Collector reviews Project
Boating Complex In Cuttack Soon! Collector reviews Project

Cuttack: Good news for the denizens of the Millennium City. A boating complex will soon come up in Birupa river at Magura area in Choudwar, around 10 km from the town. On Monday, Cuttack district collector Bhabani Shankar Chayani along with former Choudwar-Cuttack MLA Prabhat Ranjan Biswal visited the proposed Biju Patnaik Boating Complex site […]

Sexual abuse of Cuttack minor girl
Sexual Abuse & Abortion Of Cuttack Minor Girl: Juvenile Held, Total Arrests In Case Rises To 5

Cuttack: Police on Saturday evening arrested a minor boy in connection with the sexual abuse and abortion of a college-going minor girl of Narasinghpur area in the district. Reports said, police have kept the minor boy at the office of the Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) and interrogating him in connection with the case. He will […]