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Covid Fightback: Odisha Police Sets Up Green Corridor For Smooth Oxygen Transportation To Needy States

Bhubaneswar: Driven by a strong commitment to fight Covid-19 collectively, Odisha police on Thursday informed that it is creating green corridors for the smooth movement of the vehicles transporting essential…

Gangster Hyder's Escape: Constable, Jail Warder Held for Criminal Negligence

Cuttack: Expediting investigation into the escape of dreaded gangster Sheikh Hyder from SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, Mangalabag police on Tuesday arrested two more persons including a constable,…

Odisha Police Constable Fined Rs 2,000 For Not Wearing Mask
Odisha Police Constable Fined Rs 2,000 For Not Wearing Mask

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Police on Tuesday said that it has fined a traffic constable Rs 2,000 for not wearing a mask when the state is implementing a special 14-day drive…

Special COVID Drive: Over 21K People Penalised In Odisha In Two Days

Bhubaneswar: On second day (March 8) of the special Covid enforcement drive, Odisha Police took 11801 violators to task and collected fine of Rs 26,61,450 in last 24 hours, informed…

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Odisha Police’s Special Covid Norms Enforcement Drive From Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Hours after Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik ordered a 10-day special drive for enforcement of Covid safety protocols, State Director General of Police (DGP) announced that the drive will…

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Odisha Police To Intensify Anti-Naxal Ops, DGP Condemns Chhattisgarh Maoist Violence

Bhubaneswar: In the backdrop of the killing of as many as 22 security personnel by Maoists in Chhattisgarh, Odisha police has vowed to intensify the anti-naxal operations with the help…

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Police Role Commendable In Every Field: Says Odisha DGP On Police Foundation Day

Cuttack: Odisha police has made remarkable feats in curbing crime and Maoist activities in the State, said Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay. Addressing a function on the occasion of 86th police foundation day, he said efforts of Odisha police in tackling Maoist violence are admirable. Odisha police has worked tremendously in the rescue of […]

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Woman's Skeleton In Seized Vehicle: Odisha Women Commission Seeks Report From Police

Bhubaneswar: Following the recovery of a woman’s skeleton from a seized vehicle parked at Janla Police Station on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar, the Odisha State Commission for Women (OSCW) on Tuesday sought an investigation report from the Commissionerate Police within a month. Taking cognizance of the seriousness of the case, OSCW chairperson Minati Behera said, […]

Odisha: Absconding Dacoit Arrested After 37 Years
Odisha Police Executes 3988 Non-Bailable Warrants In A Week

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Police on Monday claimed to have executed as many as 3988 non-bailable warrants which were pending at various police stations across the State during a week-long special drive. As per an official release, all the 3988 persons were arrested following a special drive launched by Odisha Police between March 7 and 14. Senior […]

Getting Passport Gets Easier As Odisha Launches Mobile App For Faster Police Verification

Bhubaneswar: Getting a passport is expected to become easier now as the Odisha Police have launched a special Mobile application scheme for faster police verification of applications. Under the 5T initiative of the Odisha government, the State Police department has launched the M-Police mobile application scheme. As per official sources, the initiative is aimed at […]

Odisha Police Seizes Huge Quantity Of Explosive Materials

Jajpur: Odisha Police on Sunday seized a huge quantity of explosive materials from Mukundapur village in Jajpur district during a raid, an officer said. The explosive materials was illegally stored in a house owned by Susanta Kumar Behera of the village, the officer said, adding that the house owner has been arrested. Acting on a […]

IPS Vacancies In Odisha Grow Bigger, State 2nd In Country

Bhubaneswar: With the allotment of mere 2 IPS to Odisha cadre in 2019, the vacancies at the level of IPS in the State has risen to 72 by the end of last year, when the grim fact is Odisha has the 2nd largest IPS vacancies in the country. The vacancy rate in 2020, however, had […]

Soumendra Priyadarshi: A tactical specialist, 'Chariot Cop' of Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: With operational intelligence being his forte, top cop Soumendra Priyadrashi, known in police circles as a specialist in tactical operations, on Tuesday took over the baton of Police Commissioner of the twin city. He is not a straight-faced cop. Priyadarshi’s unassuming demeanour and amiable outlook belie his tough operational prowess. However, it is these […]

Odisha: CCTV Glitches In Bhubaneswar Put Police On Toes
Odisha: CCTV Glitches In Bhubaneswar Put Police On Toes

Bhubaneswar: Amid a spurt in incidents of crime, improper functioning of CCTV cameras installed at various places in Capital City Bhubaneswar seems to have put the police on their toes. Reportedly, CCTV cameras are not working properly at many places due to technical problems, adversely affecting maintenance of law and order situation. Police are groping […]

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Anjana Mishra Gang-Rape: Prime Accused Biban Biswal Arrested From Pune After 22 Years

Bhubaneswar: After 22 years on the run, police on Monday arrested Biban Biswal, the prime accused in the sensational and high-profile Anjana Mishra gang rape case, from Pune in Maharashtra. Biban’s arrest was confirmed by the Commissioner of Police, Sudhansu Sarangi at a presser in Bhubaneswar. The Police Commissioner said that Biban had hid himself […]

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Khordha And Sonepur Get New SPs As Govt Effects Reshuffle

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Monday appointed new Superintendents of Police for Khordha and Sonepur districts. As per a notification by the State Home Department, Rajkishore Dora has been appointed as SP of Khordha while Sitaram Satpathy is the new SP of Sonepur. Ramesh Kumar Panigrahi has been appointed as the SP of PMT and […]

Covid-19 Vaccination In Odisha: DGP Will Get 1st Jab Tomorrow, Policemen & Frontline Warriors To Follow
Covid-19 Vaccination In Odisha: DGP Will Get 1st Jab Tomorrow, Policemen & Frontline Warriors To Follow

Bhubaneswar: The State government braces for another massive Covid-19 inoculation drive as Odisha’s police personnel and all frontline corona warriors of various government departments will receive the vaccine shot from tomorrow (February 6). A decision in this regard was taken at the Steering Committee meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Suresh Mohapatra on Friday. Sources said […]

894 Missing Kids Rescued In 8 Days: Odisha Police DG Abhay
894 Missing Kids Rescued In 8 Days: Odisha Police DG Abhay

Bhubaneswar: As many as 894 missing children were traced and rescued in Odisha in a span of eight days during a special drive launched by the State police. The Special Drive was carried out from January 18 to January 25. The highest 127 children were rescued from Kendrapara district followed by 111 from Mayurbhanj and […]

Odisha: 20 Police Personnel To Receive Governor’s Medal-2020

Bhubaneswar: As many as 20 police personnel from Odisha including two senior IPS officers have been selected to receive prestigious Governor’s Medal for 2020. They will get the honour in seven categories for their outstanding contribution to the society in the field of police and vigilance. Senior officers- Jay Narayan Pankaj (DIG, STF, CID CB), […]

Exam For Constables' Promotion: Orissa HC Passes Interim Order, Details Here

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Monday passed an interim order regarding the promotion of constables to the post of Assistant Sub-inspector (ASI), stating that the entire process of appointment/ promotion will squarely depend on the final judgement of the writ petition filed by a section of constables. In its order, the court said “It […]

Mahanga Double Murder: BJD Or Odisha People - Who Is State Police Working For? Asks BJP

Cuttack: In the wake of the recent ‘political murders’ in the district, leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday turned up the heat on the ruling-BJD and State Police demanding immediate arrest of Mahanga MLA and Odisha Law Minister Pratap Jena, who is among the 13 accused named in the FIR registered in connection […]

Odisha Govt Promotes 3 IPS Officers, Arun Bothra Appointed ADG

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has promoted three IPS officers to the rank of Additional Director General (ADG) Of Police. As per a notification issued on Tuesday, IPS officer Arun Bothra, who recently cracked the sensational Nayagarh minor girl rape and murder case, has been promoted to the ADG rank. Apart from Bothra, two other IPS […]

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Women Cops In Odisha Police Hierarchy: A High Of 79 Per cent In Constable Rank

Bhubaneswar: With the crime against women in Odisha on the rise, the Odisha Police is mulling to induct more women in the State police force. For which, it has drawn up a roadmap to make the police force more women-friendly. This assumes significant when the ground scenario with regard to women cops in Odisha gives […]

Over 1.2 Tonne Ganja Seized By Odisha Police This Year

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Police has made a record seizure of over 1292 quintal of ganja this year, the highest in the State in the last 10 years. Till November 30 this year, the police have seized over 1292 quintal of ganja from across the State. This is more than double the seizure in any year […]

CCTNS In Odisha: State Languishes At 15th Rank Among 19 States In 2020

Bhubaneswar: Even as Odisha keeps recording the ever-rising cases of missing children and sexual violence against women and children, the State slips up in utilising the technology of the CCTNS (Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System) to combat the growing menace. A reality check shows Odisha is yet to digitise all the database on crime […]