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Tag: Police Commissioner

Commissionerate Police
Bhubaneswar: Police Commissioner Inspects Crackdown Against Covid-19 Norms Violation, See Pics

Bhubaneswar: Tightening screws on the enforcement of Covid-19 norms in the Capital City, Commissionerate Police under the supervision of Commissioner Saumendra Priyadarshi, DCP and other senior officers conducted raids at…

Road Safety
Traffic Offenders In Odisha To Get ‘Love Letters’ At Doorstep

Bhubaneswar: If you think you can escape fine for traffic rule violations by evading the attention of on duty policemen, think twice. A ‘Love Letter’ from the traffic police will follow your on-road antics and take you by surprise when it lands right at your doorstep, asking you to pay up the fine. This because […]

Cyber Crime: 'People Lost Over Rs 1.4 Crore To Fraudsters In One Month'

Bhubaneswar: In just one month, citizens lost over Rs 1.4 crore to various cyber frauds in the State, said Twin City Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi on Tuesday. “From an analysis of the available data, we have found that cyber criminals have duped over Rs 1.4 crore from people in different parts of the State. The […]

Avoid Rash Driving, Use Cycles: Police Commissioner Appeals Youths On Road Safety Month

Bhubaneswar: Marking the beginning of Road Safety Month that kick started in Odisha on Monday, Twin City Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi today appealed youths to shun vehicles and use cycles. Sarangi made the statement while appearing for a special programme on Road Safety aired on OTV on Monday and said, “The advent of technology is […]

‘No To Extortion’, Commissionerate Police Launches Special Campaign Against Gangsters

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the festive season, the Commissionerate Police on Friday decided to act tough on gangsters and rowdies who harass people and extort money by terrorising them. Police Commissioner, Sudhanshu Sarangi today informed that a special campaign, “No To Extortion” has been launched in the twin city of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. The police will […]

Bhubaneswar Blast: DNA Test Of Recovered Human Body Parts Soon; 1 Person Still Missing, Says Police Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: At least one person has died while another person is still ‘missing’ in yesterday’s massive blast at a fuel filling station in Bhubaneswar, informed Twin City Police Commissioner, Sudhanshu Sarangi on Thursday. While talking to reports, Sarangi informed that preliminary investigation indicates that at least four persons were working at the mishap site. “So […]

Sudhansu Sarangi
Bhubaneswar Gang Rape Case: Accused Cops Under Investigation, Says Police Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: The accused police personnel in the minor girl gang rape case are under investigation, informed Twin City Police Commissioner, Sudhanshu Sarangi on Thursday. Speaking to the media, Sarangi added that the probe is on and the police will take action based on the truth and evidence. “We are not in a position to divulge […]

No Durga Idol To Be Over 4 Feet In Cuttack: Sudhanshu Sarangi

Bhubaneswar: The Twin City Commissioner of Police Sudhanshu Sarangi said that permission will not be granted to any puja committee to construct idols of Goddess Durga more than four feet high in the puja Mandap. The decision was taken in pursuance of an Orissa High Court order, issued on Wednesday, after many puja committees in […]

Coronavirus Lockdown In Odisha: FAQs Answered Here
Bhubaneswar and Cuttack continue to be under lockdown

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Sunday said lockdown restrictions will continue in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack to contain the spread of COVID-19. Chief secretary Asit Tripathy informed that the twin cities continue to be under lockdown restrictions. Also Read: COVID-19 Lockdown Blow: Unemployment Rate In Odisha Zooms To 4-Yr High In March! […]

Ambulance In Traffic Tragedy: New Route From Xavier Square To Ease Traffic, Says CP

Bhubaneswar: To streamline the traffic in Bhubaneswar, a new road will be thrown open for public from Xavier Square soon, informed Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi on Saturday. According to Sarangi, the new road will connect Xavier with Patia and is likely to be opened for public by February 17 or 18. The entire stretch of […]

Lucknow, Noida Switch To Police Commissioner System

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday switched to the commissionerate system of policing for Lucknow and Noida, giving magisterial powers to the top cops in both cities. State capital Lucknow and UP’s economic capital Noida will now have an additional director general-level officer as police commissioner, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath told reporters after chairing […]

Police Commissioner Throws Open Twitter Platform To Masses, Says 'Ask Your CP' Anything

Bhubaneswar: At a time when police action or inaction is frequently being questioned and the cops are shying away from responding, Twin City Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi has come up with a novel concept of facing it all. He has made his twitter handle open to all users for questioning him. Time and again, Sarangi […]

Complaint Filed Against Twin City Police Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: Odisha President of Petroleum Dealers Association (PDA), Sasanka Sekhar Sahu on Saturday lodged a complaint leveling misbehavior allegations against Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Twin City Police Commissioner (CP), Sudhanshu Sarangi. Lodging a complaint at Capital Police Station against the CP, Sahu said that he had gone to meet Sarangi on October 21 to hold discussions with him […]

Will Commissioner designate Sarangi synchronise 'tech' into policing to curb rise in crimes?

Bhubaneswar: The appointment of senior IPS Sudhanshu Sarangi as new Twin city Commissioner could be a coincidence. Only a fortnight ago, the Silver city was rocked by serial killings and cops attributed it to whodunit of a ‘psychopath’, which had an uncanny semblance with the  ‘Stoneman’ killings of Berhampur in 1999-2000. In fact, the man […]

'Psycho killer' in Cuttack: Special teams formed, no reason to panic, says Police

Bhubaneswar: The ‘psycho killer’ suspected to be behind the three brutal murders in a gap of 48 hours in Cuttack still remains to be at large spreading terror in the minds of people in the millennium city, especially among the destitute and others sleeping on footpath. Even though the cops are still clueless about the […]

Brown Sugar Menace: 54 Arrested In 10 Days In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Intensifying its drive against brown sugar smuggling, the Commissionerate police has registered 36 cases and arrested 54 persons in last 10 days. Besides, 224 grams of brown sugar, 54 kgs of ganja and more than one lakh rupees were seized by the cops. Several vehicles including cars and bikes were also seized during this […]

Odisha's J K Tripathy appointed Tamil Nadu Director General of Police

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s Jalad Kumar Tripathy was today appointed Director General of Police (DGP) and Head of Police Force in Tamil Nadu. As per reports, Tripathy will take charge on July 1, 2019. The Tamil Nadu government appointed Tripathy in place of T.K. Rajendran. Tripathy, a 1985 batch IAS officer, had completed his education at Jawaharlal […]

Extortion gang busted in Bhubaneswar; 6 arrested

Bhubaneswar: Saheed Nagar police on Tuesday busted an extortion gang in the capital city and arrested six members of the gang. As per reports, the extortionists were involved in the Tankapani Road firing incident, where a security guard deployed outside the office of Khatta-Meetha catering service had sustained bullet injuries after two unidentified miscreants opened […]

Bhubaneswar man arrested for thrashing, tonsuring daughter's molester

Bhubaneswar: Police today arrested a man for taking law in to his own hands by manhandling & tonsuring a teacher who allegedly molested his daughter a couple of days back in Mancheswar area of Bhubaneswar. As per reports, the man along with several other persons thrashed the accused teacher on charges of harassment. The mob […]

Cops admit 'mistake' over youth's arrest in Cuttack

Cuttack- After facing embarrassment for arresting a youth in Cuttack on false charges, Commissionerate Police today admitted its mistake. Police Commissioner Satyajit Mohanty clarified that the youth Chandan Moharana was innocent and was mistakenly booked in a case. This was revealed after re- investigation was carried out by senior officials following directions from DCP Cuttack. […]

BJP moves CEO, demands action against Odisha DG & Special DG Intelligence

Bhubaneswar: Alleging violation of the model code of conduct, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today met the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Odisha and demanded stern action against Odisha DGP RP Sharma and Special DG of Police, Intelligence, Sunil Roy. A panel of the State BJP led by party vice president, Samir Mohanty on Tuesday […]

Police-managed prepaid taxi service launched at Bhubaneswar Airport

Bhubaneswar: In a unique initiative, passengers arriving at Terminal-1 of the Biju Patnaik International Airport can now book prepaid taxis without the tantrums of cab drivers. Police Commissioner Satyajit Mohanty today inaugurated the prepaid taxi counter which will be jointly-managed by the Commissionerate police, Airport Taxi Association and Bhubaneswar airport. As per reports, the initiative […]

2019 polls will be challenging for Commissionerate Police: Satyajit Mohanty

Bhubaneswar: The upcoming general elections will certainly be challenging for Commissionerate police in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, said Police Commissioner Satyajit Mohanty. In an exclusive interview to OTV, Mohanty asserted that the year 2018 was a good learning experience for Commissionerate Police as it successfully hosted mega events including the Odisha Hockey […]

Satyajit Mohanty assumes charge as Twin City Police Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: IPS officer Satyajit Mohanty today assumed charge as the Police Commissioner of the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. He was appointed the new Police Commissioner of the Commissionerate Police on July 28. “My efforts will be to provide quality service to people and win their trust. In view of this, we will strengthen […]

Satyajit Mohanty appointed Twin City Police Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: In a major reshuffle in senior police cadres, the Odisha government today appointed Satyajit Mohanty as the new commissioner of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Police Commissionerate. A 1988 batch- IPS officer, Mohanty, who is now serving as the Additional DGP (Provisioning) will now replace YB Khurania as the new police commissioner of Twin City. Outgoing commissioner, Khurania, […]