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Tag: Dgp Rp Sharma

New DGP BK Sharma bats for use of modern technology for better policing

Bhubaneswar: Senior IPS officer Bijay Kumar Sharma today stressed upon the use of modern technologies for better policing as his topmost priority apart from ensuring overall improvement in police station functioning. Taking over as the Head of Police Force in Odisha from the outgoing DGP RP Sharma at the State Police headquarters, the 1986-batch IPS […]

Governor Approves Proposal For Appointment Of DGP RP Sharma As Lokayukta Member

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal on Tuesday approved the Lokayukta selection panel’s proposal to appoint State DGP RP Sharma as the member of the anti-corruption ombudsman organisation. The development has paved the way for Sharma’s elevation to the new post. In a first such instance, an official from the DG rank will be moved to […]

Nabarangpur custodial death: Police inspector placed under suspension

Bhubaneswar/Nabarangpur: Police DG RP Sharma suspended Inspector Puspendu Sagar, ex-IIC of Kosagumunda Police Station with additional charge of Kodinga Police Station of Nabarangpur district with immediate effect on charges of not following formalities while conducting gambling raid and detaining two persons. The DGP’s action came a day after a large number of people staged a […]

Three more cyber police stations in Odisha soon

Bhubaneswar: Amid rising cases of cyber crime in Odisha, DGP RP Sharma today said three more cyber police stations will come up soon in the State. The upcoming cyber police stations are to be set up in Bhubaneswar, Balasore and Jeypore to deal exclusively with IT offences. The strength of cyber crime unit in the […]

Cyber crime, poll watch key aspects in annual IPS officers' meet from tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Discussions on cyber crime and police preparedness in view of the upcoming general elections are likely to headline the three-day 61st Senior Police Officers’ Conference of Odisha Police scheduled to begin at the Police Bhawan here from tomorrow. DGP RP Sharma today informed that special sessions to discuss the challenges and issues which could […]

BJP levels religious conversion charges against Good News India NGO

Bhubaneswar: Three days after the Beltikri shelter home shame came to fore, the BJP Mahila Morcha today leveled religious conversion charges against Good News India, the NGO which runs the Dream Center Shelter Home. President of the BJP Mahila Morcha, Prabhati Parida said the shelter homes change religion of inmates especially the boys and girls […]

Maoist killings: ‘SOP’ for elected representatives to be strictly followed, says Odisha DGP

Bhubaneswar: A day after two TDP leaders including an MLA were shot dead near Visakhapatnam allegedly by a group of Maoists from the Andhra-Odisha Border Special Zonal Committee, concerns are now being expressed over the safety of lawmakers in Naxal-infested districts in Odisha. However, Odisha Director General of Police, RP Sharma informed that clear guidelines […]

Odisha DGP clears air on child lifting gangs; requests people not to attack innocents

Bhubaneswar: Odisha DGP RP Sharma today rubbished the social media rumours about “child lifting gangs” that have triggered mob frenzy across the state. Briefing media persons, Sharma said, “There are no such gangs and no cases of child theft have been reported anywhere.” He appealed the citizens to restrain from spreading such rumours and stop […]

Success in anti-Maoist ops: Odisha announces Rs 10 lakh reward for cops

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Friday announced a cash reward of Rs 10 lakh for Bolangir and Kandhamal police for their success in anti-Maoists operations in which seven ultras were killed earlier this week. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced the cash reward soon after concerned Superintendents of Police of both the districts and headquarters’ officers briefed […]

'Pari Paain Katha Tie': Awareness campaign on safety of minor girls by Odisha Police

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Police is all set to start a mega awareness campaign titled ‘Pari Paain Katha Tie’ to spread the message on safety of minor girls. Giving out the details during a presser on Wednesday, DGP RP Sharma said, “There has been a steep rise in cases of sexual assaults on minor girls in […]

Rich Naxal leaders of Odisha under ED scanner

Bhubaneswar: After a crackdown on the properties amassed by some Naxals in Bihar and Jharkhand, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has now initiated a probe into the rebel leaders in Odisha – their source of funding, the properties they have amassed and where are their children studying. The Home Ministry has also set up a multi-disciplinary […]

Kunduli gang rape: Odisha Home Secy, DG appear before National Commission for SC

Bhubaneswar/ New Delhi: Senior officials of Odisha government including Home Secretary Asit Tripathy, DGP RP Sharma and Crime Branch IG Arun Bothra on Tuesday appeared before National Commission for Scheduled Castes at New Delhi in connection with the alleged gang rape and subsequent suicide of a minor girl at Kunduli in Koraput. The National Commission […]

Wedding gift blast case to be solved soon: Odisha DGP

Cuttack: The special investigation team (SIT) of Crime Branch will crack the Patnagarh parcel bomb explosion case soon, informed Odisha DGP, RP Sharma today. Talking to media persons in connection with the case, Sharma said Crime Branch IG Arun Bothra is personally monitoring the case. “Crime Branch officials including IG Arun Bothra is camping at […]

Surat rape & murder: Was the victim from Odisha?

Surat: At a time when the identity of the minor girl, who was brutally raped and murdered in Surat, is yet to be established, the Gujarat government suspects that the victim might be from Odisha. Gujarat Home Minister PS Jadeja on Monday stated that “The identity of the victim minor girl is still not clear […]

Dreaded Maoist carrying Rs 8L cash reward surrenders in Odisha

Sambalpur: Dreaded Maoist Kunu Dehury surrendered before the Sambalpur police today. The Odisha government had declared a cash reward of Rs 8 lakh on his head. Kunu, reportedly a native of Taparsingha village under Jujumara police limits in Sambalpur, was a part of the military wing of the outlawed CPI (Maoist) organisation and involved in […]

Odisha Police celebrates 83rd Formation Day 2018

Cuttack: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik took salute of a ceremonial parade organised to mark the 83rd Formation Day of Odisha Police in Cuttack today. During the ocassion, Patnaik awarded cash prizes to police personnel for their exceptional services and also felicitated some retired officers. “As the 83rd Odisha Police Formation Day is celebrated along with  […]

Narayanpatna encounter major achievement since Sunki blast: DGP

Koraput: The encounter in Narayanpatna of Koraput district in which four women Maoists were killed is a major achievement for the police since the Sunki landmine blast, said DGP RP Sharma after a review meeting on anti-Naxal operations held in Koraput SP headquarters today. “The operation which took place on the intervening night of March […]

e-office-launch Odisha
Odisha Police DG stresses on 3T mantra at first e-Office launch

Cuttack: In what could possibly bring a transparency and faster access to all cases and files, Odisha Director General of Police RP Sharma on Monday inaugurated the state’s first e-office at the police headquarters in Cuttack. Soon after the launch, Sharma addressing the media said, “Today we entered in the era of e-Office at police […]

Senior Police Officers’ Conference in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Director General of Police (DG) RP Sharma inaugurated the 60th Senior Police Officers’ Conference of the Odisha Police at the Police Bhawan here on Tuesday. Addressing the conference Sharma stressed on strengthening police-public relationship. He said it is the primary responsibility of police to bring back the misguided youth, who have joined naxal […]

Passing out Parade of 1st batch DSPs at Biju Patnaik State Police Academy

Bhubaneswar: DGP RP Sharma took the salute at the passing out parade of the first batch of DSP-rank officers at the Biju Patnaik State Police Academy (BPSPA) here on Wednesday. As many as 13 DSPs and 97 SIs, passing out of the academy, took oath to serve the nation till their last breath. “The passing […]

DGP RP Sharma inaugurates Cyber police station, other projects in Ganjam

Berhampur: Odisha Director General of Police (DGP) Rajendra Prasad Sharma inaugurated a newly constructed cyber police station at Bada Bazar and a new office building of SDPO at Bhapur in the city today on the first day of his two-day tour to Ganjam district. He also dedicated a new building of Baidyanathpur police station to […]

DGP assures OMC of assistance to prevent pilferage

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Police has assured the oil marketing companies (OMC) of all kind of assistance to prevent pilferage of oil and gas in the state. The assurance was given by DGP R P Sharma yesterday while presiding over the the first on Shore Co-ordination Committee meeting on security of oil and gas companies. The DGP […]

Cannabis grown on 4,407 acres in Odisha destroyed

Bhubaneswar: Cannabis or ganja cultivated on 4,407.73 acres in nine districts of Odisha has been destroyed in the 2017-18 season, as against a target of 3,050 acres, informed DGP RP Sharma today. The amount of ganja destroyed is more than 50 percent of the amount destroyed in the previous year, he added. During 2015-16 and […]

Odisha police aims to make campuses 'crime free'

Bhubaneswar: With instances of crime committed by students on rise, Odisha police on Tuesday decided to act tough on such offenders to make educational institutions a ‘crime free’ zone in the State. Be it rape, murder, criminal assault, eve-teasing or incidents of drug abuse, students are now found involved in several other crimes which has […]

No CM directive for probe into Subhankar's presence at Barabati: DGP

Bhubaneswar: DGP RP Sharma today clarified that the Chief Minister has not directed him to probe into chit fund accused Subhankar Nayak’s presence in the BCCI Box of Barabati Stadium during India-Sri Lanka T20 match on December 20. Sharma told mediapersons, “The chief minister has not given any directive to undertake a probe into the […]