The Odisha government on Wednesday effected a reshuffle in the IPS cadre and promoted OPS, transferring Nitesh Wadhwani as the new SP of Malkangiri police district.
The Bhubaneswar Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Umashankar Das on Tuesday (Nov 2) informed that the police would conduct raids on shops and take action against those selling firecrackers without a Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organization (PESO) certificate.
Smruti Ranjan Behera, a reporter of a web channel, has been accused of publishing defamatory content against ace sprinter and Olympian Dutee Chand.
Bhubaneswar DCP Umashankar Das made some shocking revelations on Wednesday when he mentioned that over 800 kidnapping cases related to minor girls are currently pending with the Commissionerate Police in the capital city.
In a curious twist to the sensational day-light kidnapping drama in the heart of the Capital city, a top police official has clarified that it was not a case of abduction.
Bhubaneswar: An additional DCP rank officer is heading the probe into the recovery of beheaded body of a woman near Dasapur area on Bharatpur-Chandaka road on Thursday. Besides, the additional DCP rank officer is assisted by five senior officers, informed Bhubaneswar Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Umashankar Dash on Friday. “The body was found at […]
Bhubaneswar: Some land owners in the city on Monday approached Bhubaneswar DCP Umashankar Dash and alleged that they are being threatened by a group of people to give Rs 1 crore extortion for the possession of the land owned by them. In their complaint, the locals alleged that despite having all documents pertaining to the […]
Bhubaneswar: Close on the heels of series of self-immolation bids in front of Odisha Assembly, the Commissionerate Police on Sunday restricted public movement on the stretch between Jayadev Bhawan and Rabindra Mandap connecting the Assembly. “Keeping in view the incidents of self-immolation attempts on the road in front of Odisha Assembly, we have made a […]
Bhubaneswar: In a bid to check social gathering in view of COVID-19, the Commissionerate Police has identified seven spots in the capital city for the immersion of Durga idols scheduled for Tuesday. Besides, the traffic movement during the immersion has been restricted on some routes and diverted in some other routes of the city. The […]
Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police has ruled out honour killing angle in the death of a minor girl in Dumuduma Phase-II of Khandagiri area and claimed that she might have committed suicide. The girl, a Class 10 student, was found hanging to a tree with her hands tied and mouth gagged in the backyard of her […]
Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Tuesday arrested five members of a robbery gang, who used a rental car to commit crime. Police seized five motorcycles and a rental car from their possession. According to sources, a team of the Commissionerate Police was checking vehicles in Khandagiri area last night during when they tried to stop […]
Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Sunday busted a gang engaged in arranging ‘fake examinees’ and arrested five persons including two fake candidates. According to source, Bihar’s Amit Singh and Bhubaneswar’s Ranjit Beura, who are the Marketing staff of a city-based private college, had struck a deal at Rs 5 lakh to arrange a fake examinee […]
Bhubaneswar: In a major breakthrough, Commissionerate Police toady busted a highway robbery gang and arrested two persons. The police have also seized a gun and a car bearing West Bengal registration number from the arrested persons. According to sources, the gang was looking for costumers to sell a stolen car in the city when the […]
Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the Men’s Hockey World Cup at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and leading composer AR Rahman will be seen in action in the State. King Khan will be seen in the anthem video composed by Rahman and the shooting for the song has already begun. The lyrics of […]
Bhubaneswar/Sambalpur: Former Bhubaneswar DCP Satyabrata Bhoi, took charge as the DIG of Northern Range in Sambalpur today. A 2004-batch IPS officer, Bhoi took the charge from Sambalpur SP Sanjeev Arora, who was holding the additional charge of DIG. After assuming office, Bhoi shared his previous experience of working in Sambalpur. He said that his focus […]
Bhubaneswar: 2006 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Anup Sahu on Tuesday assumed office as the new Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) of Bhubaneswar. He replaced Satyabrata Bhoi who will now take charge as the new Northern Range DIG. After assuming charge, Sahu said his main challenges would be controlling crime, traffic management & ensuring […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government today effected major changes in portfolios and ranks of over 30 IPS officers including appointment of 2006 batch officer Anup Sahu as the new Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) of Bhubaneswar. The current DCP of Bhubaneswar Satyabrata Bhoi has been posted as DIG Northern Range. RP Koche, Inspector General (IG) of […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today promoted as many as six police officers out of which four being elevated to the DIG rank. Current Bhubaneswar DCP, Satyabrata Bhoi & Ganjam SP Ashish Singh have been promoted to DIG rank with effect from January 1, 2018. Similarly, IPS officers Deepak Kumar and Nitinjeet Singh have also been […]
Bhubaneswar: In a major reshuffle, the Odisha government today effected a major reshuffle of 31 IPS officers with immediate effect. Anupama James will now be the DCP of Bhubaneswar. Akhileswar Singh has been made DCP of Cuttack. Manoj Chhabra and SM Narbane have been made ADG, Training and ADG, Odisha Human Rights commission respectively. While […]
Bhubaneswar: Over 50 Students Congress activists were detained after a scuffle with the police during a protest against the killing of five innocent villagers in Kandhamal here today. According to reports, hundreds of Students Congress activists took out a bike rally from Congress Bhawan at Master Canteen Square in the morning demanding immediate suspension and […]
The Commissionerate Police today arrested a youth on charges of selling a pirated version of ‘Love Station’, the super-hit movie produced by the Tarang Cine Productions, and forwarded him to a local court
Bhubaneswar: The Shiva temples across the State witnessed heavy crowds as devotees in lakhs thronged the shrines since morning to seek the blessing of Lord ‘Mahadev’ on the occasion of ‘Mahashivratri’today. Famous shrines including Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneswar, Kapilash in Dhenkanal, Akhandalamani iin Bhadrak, Gupteswar in Koraput, Loknath in Puri, Dhabaleswar in Cuttack, Vedavyasa in […]
Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) of Bhubaneswar Satyabrata Bhoi has suspended six police personnel, including Khandagiri police station Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Gourahari Mallick, holding them prima facie guilty of negligence leading to the escape of dreaded criminal Shajan alias Patu from the SCB hospital in Cuttack yesterday. This was announced by Twin City Police Commissioner YB Khurania here on Sunday
Twin City Police Commissioner YB Khurania on Saturday ordered Bhubaneswar DCP Satyabrata Bhoi to inquire into the escape of Shajan alias Patu from police custody while undergoing treatment at SCB hospital in Cuttack