Tag: Police

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Planning for a Holi party! City police may have some bad news

Bhubaneswar: For those, who prefer to celebrate Holi in a more party-like way in a commercially organized mass celebration event with rain dance, mud dance, live DJ, swimming pool, selfie zone et al on their menu, the Commissionerate Police’s latest clampdown can very well prove to be a wet blanket. In view of the Bengaluru […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Bus accident
11 dead, 30 injured as Bhubaneswar-Hyderabad bus falls off a bridge in AP

Vijayawada/Bhubaneswar: In a tragic incident, 11 passengers including 2 from Odisha were killed and more than 30 injured when Hyderabad bound private bus from Bhubaneswar, met with an accident at Mulapadu under Telugunchi panchayat near Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh on National Highway-16 in the wee hours today. While the bus driver and the helper among […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Berhampur Encounter
Notorious criminal injured in encounter

Berhampur: A notorious criminal identified as Jogi Goud was injured in a police encounter at Marda square under Polsara police station in Ganjam district last night. Jogi has sustained bullet injuries on his left leg. He is admitted to the department of Orthopaedic Surgery in MKCG Medical College and Hospital here. A bike, a Mauser […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Businessman found murdered in shop

Anandpur: A cement and iron rod business man was found murdered at his shop Khalana under Ramachandrapur police station here in Keonjhar district over suspected previous enmity last night. Following the murder incident, fellow shop keepers and local residents blocked the NH 215 at Khalana square, burning tyres. They demanded immediate arrest of the accused […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Malkangiri SDPO
Poll officials safe, abduction report fake: Police

Malkangiri: Hours after the report of Maoists abducting five poll officials in the cut-off areas of Chitrakonda in the district, the police confirmed that the report was a rumour and fake and no officials were abducted. “There is no substance of Maoists kidnapping the officials. This is a rumour and based on fake information. Investigation […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Central team takes stock of bird flu in Kerang

Khurda: A three-member Central team today visited Kerang village in Khurda district to review the dimension of bird flu. The team, after a meeting with district collector Niranjan Sahu, went to the Primary Health Centre (PHC) at Kerang village and examined its healthcare facilities. The team later directed the Health officials to engage Health Workers […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Rishi death: Police may call up BMC Mayor for interrogation

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police, which is investigating into the much-talked-about death of Asutosh Mohanty alias Rishi, an engineering student, today said that they might call BMC Mayor Anant Narayan Jena for interrogation. Sources in the Commissionerate Police said that on the basis of the allegations by the Student Congress, statement by three friends of Rishi […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
CM lays foundation stones of new projects in Koraput dist

Jeypore: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated and laid foundation stone of several projects during his one-day visit to Koraput district today. After arriving in Jeypore in a helicopter, Patnaik laid foundation stone of 12 projects including Mother and Childcare Centre, a bridge over Kamta river and a new stadium at Ambaguda. Later, addressing a public […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Sec 144 at venue of farmers' rally; over 400 farmers detained

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of a mega farmers’ convention to be held in the State Capital today, hundreds of members of Navnirman Krushak Sanghathan have been detained by police at various places of the State today and prohibitory orders under section 144 of CrPC was clamped at the Hitech square here, which is the venue of the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Cops thrash man to death in custody; probe ordered

Cuttack: A man died as cops allegedly beat him up severely in custody at Narasinghpur police station in the district today. Akula Senapati of Malisahi village under the same police station area sustained severe injuries and was rushed to SCB medical college and hospital here. He succumbed to his injuries during treatment at the ICU. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Man hangs self over family feud; wife attempts self-immolation

Dhenkanal: A man committed suicide by hanging himself in his house while his wife, who attempted self-immolation, was rescued in half burnt condition at Oukhama village under Sadar police station in the district last night. Locals rushed the woman to district headquarters hospital where she was referred to Cuttack after her condition worsened. Narayan Sahoo […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Locals torch police van after clash with cops

Puri: A police van was set afire by locals after clash with cops at Charichhak bazaar near Nimapara in the district today following which prohibitory order under section 144 of Cr PC has been clamped. The market area at Charichhak has turned into a virtual battle ground in the morning when the locals pelted stone […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Miscreants loot Rs 4 lakh cash from pvt company staff

Angul: In a broad daylight heist, two miscreants looted cash worth Rs 4 lakh from a private company employee near the State Bank of India (SBI) building in Gandhi Marg area after attacking him with a sharp weapon. The seriously injured employee was rushed to the district headquarters hospital. Talking to OTV, the victim, Mohan […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Constables, sepoys in Maoist-hit areas to get special incentive

Cuttack: The State government has announced a special incentive for the police constables and sepoys engaged in anti-naxal operation in the Maoist-hit areas. Those who are recruited under contract system will get the benefit. State Police Headquarters informed that constables and sepoys working with Special Operation group (SOG) will get a 60 per cent special […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Cash worth Rs 40 lakh looted from BoB branch

Bargarh: Around Rs 40 lakh were looted from Bank of Baroda’s  Bhatli branch in Bargarh district late on Monday night. The incident came to the notice after the branch manager of the bank K Dhan came to the bank this morning and found the lockers broken and the cash missing. Following information, a team of […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021