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Cyber Criminals On Prowl During Covid Pandemic, Odisha Top Cop Cautions Citizens

Odisha Police on Thursday cautioned citizens against cyber fraudsters who are duping people on the pretext of Covid-19 related help during the pandemic in the State

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Crime Situation In 2020 Under Control In Odisha: DG Police

Bhubaneswar: The overall law and order situation and crime rate in Odisha was by and large peaceful and under control, said Director General (DG) of Police Abhay. While speaking at the inaugural function of 62nd Senior Police Officers’ Conference on Sunday, Abhay said that despite the unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic situation, the State […]

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Determined To Free ‘Swabhiman Anchal’ From Maoist Menace: Odisha DGP

Malkangiri: The morale of security forces is high after the recent success in the anti-naxal operations in Swabhiman Anchal of Malkangiri district, said Director General (DG) of Police Abhay on Monday. Abhay visited Malkangiri’s Swabhiman Anchal (cut off area) a day after two Maoists were killed in an exchange of fire with security forces on […]

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Bhubaneswar Gang Rape Case: ‘Mismatch Between Statements of Victim and Complainant’

Bhubaneswar: Several mismatches have been found in the statements made by the victim and those by her mother who is the complainant in the alleged Bhubaneswar Gang Rape case. This has been mentioned in an affidavit submitted by the Director General Of Police (DGP) before the Orissa High court on Wednesday. The DGP, who appeared […]

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Bhubaneswar Gang Rape Case: Orissa HC Summons DGP, Seeks Status Report on Investigation

Bhubaneswar: Expressing its displeasure over the progress made in the investigation into the Bhubaneswar minor girl gang rape case, the Orissa High Court on Monday directed Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay to appear personally during the next hearing of the case. Informing the development, Gopal Prasad Jena, advocate of the Bharatiya Bikash Parishad, one […]

Odisha Govt Decides To Remove 5 Districts From List Of Red Corridor
Odisha Govt Removes 5 Districts From List Of Red Corridor

Bhubaneswar: The number of Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected districts in Odisha has come down to 10 with the State government approving removal of five districts from the list of red corridor. Informing the development, State Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay tweeted, “Odisha govt approves removal of five districts of Angul, Boudh, Sambalpur, Deogarh […]

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Abhay Appointed New Odisha DGP, BK Sharma Posted As OSD Home Dept

Bhubaneswar: In a major reshuffle, Odisha government today appointed IPS officer Abhay as Director General of Police. Abhay replaced current DGP BK Sharma against whom a probe was initiated just hours before the announcement. Similarly, Satyajit Mohanty has been posted as Director of Intelligence and will remain in-charge DGP till Abhay joins. While Sunil Ray […]

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Police To Remain Unbiased During Bijepur Bypoll: Odisha DGP BK Sharma

Bargarh: Ahead of the Bijepur bypoll on October 21, Director General of Police (DGP), BK Sharma has assured that police will remain unbiased while discharging its duties and will not show undue favours to political parties and act as per the guidelines laid out by the Election Commission. During a review meeting held today at […]

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200 to 300 Militants Active In J-K, Pak Trying To Push In More: DGP

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Dilbag Singh on Sunday said 200 to 300 militants are active in the state and Pakistan has intensified cross-border firing to push in as many of them as possible before the onset of winter. He also said a large number of militants had managed to sneak into the state […]

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DGP Asks SPs To Complete Spadework On ‘Mo Sarkar’ Initiative by Sept 30

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to implement the State government’s ‘Mo Sarkar’ initiative in an effective manner from October 2, the Odisha Police has begun its groundwork with DGP BK Sharma on Wednesday directing the top police officials to set up call centres and streamline their functioning in all the districts to address the grievances of […]

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BK Sharma Gets Additional Charge As Odisha DGP

Bhubaneswar: Senior IPS officer Bijay Kumar Sharma has been appointed as the Head of Police Force in Odisha. Sharma, who is currently the chief of Fire Services, Home Guards and Civil Defence, will assume the full additional charge as the Director General of Police from tomorrow. His new appointment comes shortly after Odisha Governor Ganeshi […]

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Cops having minimum of 6 months tenure left should be considered for DGP post: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday clarified its last year order on police reforms and said officers who have a minimum of six months tenure left in service shall be considered for the post of director general of police (DGP). A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said the recommendation for post of DGP […]

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Attack on Kharabela Swain: DGP directs SPs to provide security to former MP

Bhubaneswar: Following public outcry over the recent attack on Utkal Bharat party chief Kharabela Swain, director general of police RP Sharma today directed all the SPs to provide adequate security to the former MP during his scheduled public meetings across the State. While a Crime Branch inquiry is on, another accused P. Govindrao was arrested […]

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DGP directs SPs, DCPs to take strict action against hooligans

Bhubaneswar: Stringent action will be taken against persons involved in damaging public property during rallies, processions and agitations, said a circular issued by DGP RP Sharma to SPs and DCPs on Friday. Acting as per a directive issued by the Supreme Court, the DGP’s circular stated, “When any act of violence results in damage to […]

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Odisha DGP orders Crime Branch probe into Mahakalapada custodial death

Mahakalapada: Director General of Police (DGP) RP Sharma today ordered a Crime Branch probe into the death of an accused in custody at Mahakalpada Police Station in Kendrapara. A DSP rank officer of the Crime Branch has been assigned the responsibility to investigate the matter, said police sources. As per latest reports, a two-member team […]

Do not appoint police officer as acting DGP: SC to states, UTs

New Delhi: The Supreme Court passed today a slew of directions on police reforms in the country and ordered all states and Union territories to not appoint any police officer as acting Director General of Police (DGP). A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra also directed all the states to send names of senior […]

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Odisha to join hands with Andhra Pradesh to take on Maoists: DGP

Bhubaneswar: Director General of Police R P Sharma on Tuesday informed that Odisha and Andhra Pradesh will jointly launch anti-Maoist operations to flush out the rebels from the State. After attending a meeting with his counterpart in Andhra Pradesh, Sharma said the meeting laid emphasis on coordination between the two States during operations against the […]

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Odia actor Usasi meets DGP, demands immediate arrest of main culprits

  Bhubaneswar: Popular Odia film and opera actress Usasi Misra today met DGP RP Sharma and requested him to expedite investigation and arrest the culprits who allegedly molested her during a jatra performance at Derang in Angul district on the night of April 22.Usasi was accompanied by some members of Cine Critics Association. “Although seven […]

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Rising cases of child rape disturbing: Odisha DGP

Cuttack: Director General of Police (DGP), Odisha, RP Sharma today raised concerns over rising rapes of minor girls in the State. Addressing media persons at a presser at the police headquarters in Cuttack, Sharma said many cases of rape of minor girls were reported in April and this is quite a disturbing trend. “A directive […]

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Maoist violence has come down in Odisha: DGP

Bhubaneswar: The number of Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected districts in Odisha has come down from 19 to to 15, said Director General of Police (DGP) RP Sharma. Briefing mediapersons, the DGP said, while six districts- Ganjam, Gajapati, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Jajpur and Dhenkanal – have been deleted from the list, the Home ministry has added […]

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DGP reviews anti-Maoist operations in cut-off areas

Malkangiri: Director General of Police (DGP) RP Sharma on Thursday visited cut-off areas of Malkangiri district to review anti-Maoist operations. Along with Border Security Force (BSF) Additional Director General (ADG) Arun Kumar and other senior police officials, Sharma visited the Jodambo camp and discussed about strategies to counter Maoist menace. They also talked on deployment […]

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Odisha DGP asks officials to act tough on 'mafias'

Bhubaneswar: Worried over rise in incidents of ‘organized crime’ in Odisha, Director General (DG) of Police, RP Sharma on Tuesday directed senior officials including Superintendents of Police to act tough on ‘mafias.’ Addressing the police officials through video-conferencing, Sharma instructed to launch special drives to curb operations of stone, sand & transport mafias in their […]

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State Police Athletics Meet begins from today

Bhubaneswar: The State Police Athletics Meet will kick-start from today at the Kalinga Stadium in the Capital city. As many as 52 teams of district police, battalion and units will participate in the four-day athletics event and a total of 1,000 athletes including 200 women will take part in the competition. DGP RP Sharma inaugurated […]

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Economic development in naxal-hit areas among top priorities in 2018: DGP

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Police will chalk out a plan in 2018 to ensure economic development in Maoist-affected districts, apart from intensifying its offensive operations against the ultras, said DGP RP Sharma today. He further stated, “Not only we will deal with Maoists effectively but also become a partner in economic development in the naxal-affected areas.” […]

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Kerala DGP Jacob Thomas suspended for violating service rules

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government has suspended Director General of Police (DGP) Jacob Thomas on charges of violating service rules, officials said on Wednesday. The suspension order came on Tuesday night. Thomas was suspended from service by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for violating the All India Service Rules after it surfaced that the officer had spoken […]