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Beware! Odisha RTO Slaps Rs 25K On Minor For Riding Scooter, 1K Fine On Helmet Less Pillion

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha ranking high in the country in terms of road fatalities for not wearing helmets, the State enforcement authorities- Odisha Police and Road Transport Authorities- have upped the ante on new MVA (motor Vehicle Act) violators in the State. The RTO Bhubaneswar Tuesday slapped a fine of Rs 1000 on a pillion rider […]

OTV Facing Harassment Because Of Political Vendetta: Ram Madhav

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader, Ram Madhav on Sunday slammed the vindictive action by Odisha police against OTV and its staff at the behest of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik-led BJD government in the State. In a tweet, the senior BJP leader said, “Odisha government is doing OTV what Maharashtra did to Republic. Promoter of the channel […]

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Alleged Custodial Torture Of 6 Youths By Pipli Police: DIG Asked To  Probe

Cuttack/Puri: The Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police (central Range) has been directed to investigate the alleged custodial torture of five persons at Pipili police station in Puri district. ” Allegations have been published in some print and electronic media about assault on some persons forwarded to jail on 19,11,2020 by Pipili police Station. An […]

Police Begins Investigation In Alleged Custodial Death In Puri

Puri: With palpable tension still prevailing in Baseli Sahi area here, the police have launched an investigation into the alleged custodial death of one K Ramesh (32) that triggered a massive outrage yesterday. As per reports, Inspector General (IG) in-charge S Praveen visited Puri yesterday for a spot inspection. He met Puri SP Akhileshwar Singh […]

Malkangiri: Helicopters To Hunt Maoist In ‘Swabhiman Anchala’
Anti-Naxal Ops: Choppers Seen On Military Sorties On Malkangiri Skies

Malkangiri: An Indian Air Force helicopter was seen patrolling for hours over Swabhiman Anchala (cut-off area) here in the district today morning. Sources said the chopper performed sorties to keep a hawk eye on the movement of the ultras. Earlier on Friday, Western range Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) and Malangiri Superintendent of Police […]

Death Of Minor Girl In Mayurbhanj: 4 Arrested Over Assault On Medical Superintendent

Mayurbhanj: Amidst outrage after the assault on the superintendent of Baripada PRM Medical College & Hospital over alleged medical negligence, the police swung into action and arrested four persons in this connection. A minor girl from Syamakhunta block in Mayurbhanj was admitted to the hospital on October 30 reportedly for treatment of sickle cell anemia. […]

Police Commemoration Day: Homage Paid To Cops Who Laid Their Lives In Covid Fight In Odisha

Cuttack: Odisha Police on Wednesday paid homage to the policemen who laid down their lives in the line of duty, on the occasion of 61st Police Commemoration Day at State Police Headquarters in Cuttack. Tributes were also paid to 41 personnel of the Odisha Police who lost their lives this year during State’s battle against […]

Rising Crimes In Odisha: 5 'Murders' In A Day

Bhubaneswar: Crimes in Odisha seems to be rising in an abated manner as the State allegedly witnessed five murders in a day. The efficacy of policing in the State has been put under serious scrutiny by the citizens after cases of burglary, loot, snatching, cyber-crimes, rape and murder multiplied in recent years. In fact the […]

Maoist Carrying Rs 1 Lakh Reward On His Head Surrenders In Odisha

Malkangiri: A Maoist carrying a reward of Rs one lakh on his head surrendered before the police in Odisha’s Malkangiri district with a desire to return to the social mainstream, an officer said on Monday. Mahadev Madkami, who had joined the banned CPI (Maoist) in 2015, surrendered before Malkangiri Superintendent of Police Risikesh D Khilari […]

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Independence Day: 14 Cops From Odisha Selected For Police Medals

Bhubaneswar: As many as 14 police personnel from Odisha have been selected to receive police medals on the occasion of 74th Independence Day. The medals were announced by the Ministry of Home Affairs on Friday. The police personnel receiving Police medal for distinguished service are Benugopal Acharya, in-charge Deputy Superintendent of Police, Vigilance Division in […]

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Odisha Minor Girl 'Kidnap & Murder': Apart From Victim's Skeletal Remains, Police Empty-Handed

Nayagarh: Odisha Police has come under harsh criticism as all the efforts to nab the accused behind the alleged kidnapping and brutal murder of a minor girl in Jadupur village of Nayagarh district have not yet yielded results even after 14 days of the incident. As per reports, frantic search and raids by police in […]

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Odisha Police To Reinforce Phone-Based Grievance Redressal Amid Pandemic

Bhubaneswar: Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay has directed police officials to strengthen the phone based system for redressal of public grievances in the times of Covid-19. “In view of continuing COVID pandemic, there is need to evolve safe working practice in police offices for public grievance redressal,” the DGP said in a circular. The […]

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Covid-19 Stigma: 'Unattended Body' Of Odisha Cop Finally Shouldered By Journalists!

Berhampur: Even as the epidemic is growing rapidly, the government trusted its citizens to behave responsibly, at least until a vaccine is developed or the coronavirus crisis sees a downward trend. While the message ‘distance yourself from humans, not humanity’ has been loud and clear, people’s response to the pandemic, in fear of getting infected […]

Odisha Police Personnel Thrashed For 'Demanding' Bribe
Role Reversal: Khurda Public Beat Up Police For Demanding Money

Bhubaneswar: A group of people reportedly thrashed a cop of Khurda Industrial police outpost for allegedly demanding bribe from commuters in late hours of Friday. According to sources, the policeman was allegedly asking for bribe from commuters at Totapada square. Later, an altercation broke out between him and a few people who opposed the police […]

Constable Arrested For Taking Bribe From Police Official In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A constable attached to the accounts section of Commissionerate Police was arrested by Vigilance department on charges of corruption. The accused constable, Suresh Chandra Das was nabbed while accepting a bribe of Rs 8,000 from another police official, who is presently working as OAPF at Balipatna Police Station. The complainant Ratnakar Pedenti of Rayagada […]

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IPS Reshuffle In Odisha: Twin Cities Get New DCPs, Satyajit Mohanty Fire Services DG

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government effected a major reshuffle in IPS cadre on Tuesday. Puri SP Umashankar Dash will now head the police unit in the State Capital city. He has been posted as the Bhubaneswar DCP. Senior IPS of 1988 cadre & Director of Intelligence Satyajit Mohanty has been named as the DG of Fire Services. […]

5 Maoists Gunned Down In Gadchiroli Jungle Shootout Including 3 Women
Maoists Neutralised In Kandhamal Encounter Had Bounty Of Rs 34 Lakh On Their Heads

Kandhamal: Odisha police scored a major success in their anti-Naxal operations during which a total of 5 CPI (Maoist) cadres were gunned down in Kandhamal district on Sunday. A recent statement by the Odisha Police confirmed that for the first time multiple Top Maoist cadres have been eliminated in a single operation. Among them was […]

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6 Odisha Police Personnel Test Positive For COVID-19

Cuttack: A deputy superintendent of police (DSP)-rank officer on Monday tested positive for COVID-19 apart from five other staff of a police station under Athagarh sub-division. Earlier yesterday, the inspector-in-charge of the police station in Athagarh under Cuttack Rural Police District had tested positive for COVID-19. As per sources, the IIC was not well for […]

Police Officers Not On Rath Yatra Duty Barred From Visiting Puri Till July 4

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha police has issued a directive asking all police officials except those posted in Puri district and those deputed for law and order duty by State Police Headquarters not to visit the pilgrim town till July 4. “Possibility of some officer alone or with family reaching Puri on pretext of official work or […]

Odisha DSP’s Wife Found Dead On Railway Tracks

Berhampur: Mutilated body of a woman was recovered from the railway tracks near Gopalpur flyover today. The deceased has been identified as Sushma Pradhan, wife of Anil Kumar Pradhan, who is posted as Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Gajapati district. As per reports, Sushma had reportedly left home to visit a temple in the […]

Wear Mask Or Face Arrest: Odisha Police To Crack Whip On Offenders

Bhubaneswar: With social distancing and use of face masks seem to be the only effective way to keep COVID-19 at bay, Odisha Police is now gearing up to ensure people strictly wear masks whenever they step out of their homes. Any kind of violation will attract strict action as Odisha government has increased penalties for […]

Odisha Lady Cop Thrashes Youth Inside Police Station, Video Goes Viral

Bhubaneswar: Deliver justice to people and provide people-friendly service in the best possible way – Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had directed the State police a couple of years ago. However, allegations of police brutality continue to crop up in the State. In a recent incident, a lady police officer has been accused of brutally […]

30 Odisha Cops Quarantined As Arrested Accused Tests COVID-19 Positive

Puri: The Puri district administration has put 30 staff of Kumbharpada police station under institutional quarantine after an arrested accused brought to the police station tested positive for COVID-19. The 30 police personnel including the inspector in-charge (IIC) of the police station have been quarantined at a hotel as a precautionary measure, informed Puri SP […]

'Raped' Police Canteen Worker In Odisha, Dies

Malkangiri: A woman working at a police canteen in Malkangiri died on Monday, four days after she was admitted to the hospital with critical injuries. The woman’s husband, who reportedly found her in critical condition on May 7 and later admitted her to Malkangiri hospital, alleged that she was raped. The woman was admitted for […]

COVID-19: Odisha Police seals 57 roads to West Bengal

Bhubaneswar: With four more persons having travel history to Kolkata testing positive for COVID-19 in the state, Odisha Police on Wednesday sealed roads along the West Bengal border. The roads were sealed and additional force deployment was made a day after DGP Abhaya visited the border check gates. The travel history of the four COVID-19 […]