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Tag: Yb Khurania

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, […]

Security tightened ahead of Budget Session

Bhubaneswar: Senior officials of Commissionerate Police are now busy in making elaborate security arrangements for the Budget Session of the Odisha Legislative Assembly (OLA) starting tomorrow. A three-tier security cordon has been put in place for the budget session of the Assembly, informed Police Commissioner YB Khurania after reviewing the arrangements on Monday. “An inner […]

Commissioner reviews security ahead of Prez visit to Anand Bhawan in Cuttack

Cuttack: President Ram Nath Kovind will dedicate the Anand Bhawan Museum and Learning Centre in Cuttack to public on March 17 during his two-day Odisha visit. Ahead of the President’s visit Police Commissioner YB Khurania and Cuttack DCP Akhilesvar Singh took stock of the security arrangements at Anand Bhawan. “The President is coming on a […]

BJP supporters barge into Pandian's official residence, ransack flower pots, vehicles

Bhubaneswar: The official quarters of VK Pandian, the private secretary to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was allegedly ransacked by BJP supporters here on Saturday. Over 30 BJP supporters waving party flag stormed into Pandian’s residence and allegedly ransacked flower pots and few vehicles parked inside the premises. Alleging ‘favouritism’ to a particular party by […]

Speeding bikers under Commissionerate police scanner

Bhubaneswar: Think twice before going full-throttle on high-speed motor bikes next time you hit the road as Commissionerate Police has now decided to act tough on such rash drivers. Sending a clear message, Police Commissioner YB Khurania said that such ‘over-speeding’ motorists would be dealt with strictly as per law. The move is likely to […]

In 2018, thrust will be on tackling cyber crimes: CP

Bhubaneswar: Commissioner of Police YB Khurania said tackling cyber crimes and newer technology used in various crimes will be the biggest challenges for police in 2018. Speaking on the occasion of 10th anniversary of the Commissionerate Police, Khurania said, “Cyber crime is an evolving crime. Since there has been a spurt in cyber crimes in […]

CP tightens noose around hotels to host New Year celebrations

Bhubaneswar: Sending a stern message to hotel and clubs gearing up for New Year bash, Police Commissioner YB Khurania today made it clear that under no circumstances public order and safety and security of citizens will be compromised. Besides, no third party licence will be issued. Rather owners of hotels, clubs and other institutions have […]

Viral obscene videos: Voyeurism trend alarming, says Police Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: Be it Baripada, Keonjhar or even Bhubaneswar, there has been a spurt in incidents of obscene videos being circulated on various social media platforms to defame girls. Three such incidents in the past one week have now become a matter of concern. Social activists have demanded stringent action against those circulating such videos on […]

India-Sri Lanka T20 at Barabati: Police Commissioner reviews security

Bhubaneswar: Twin city Police Commissioner YB Khurania reviewed the security arrangements for the international T20 cricket match between India and Sri Lanka in the upcoming Paytm Series to be played at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on December 20. The meeting held at the headquarters of Commissionerate Police in Bhubaneswar was attended by various senior police […]

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Tight security on agenda as police brace up for hassle free Durga Puja

Bhubaneswar: With the twin cities gearing up for Durga Puja celebrations, Commissionerate police held a preparatory meeting to make the upcoming Puja festivities hassle free. Speaking to media, Commissioner YB Khurania said 25 platoons of police force will be deployed in Bhubaneswar while 54 platoons of police will ensure tight security in Cuttack during the weeklong festive […]

FIR against CBI for trying to enter Orissa HC judge’s house

Cuttack: The Cantonment Police today registered a case against the officials of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for trying to enter the residence of a sitting Orissa High Court judge in Cuttack late on Tuesday night. According to sources, the FIR was filed by Cantonment Police based on the statements of two home guards employed […]

Commissionerate police braces up to ensure hassle-free Dusshera

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack : With the twin city gearing up for the Durga Puja, the Commissionerate Police on Tuesday held a preparatory meeting here at the Headquarters to make the upcoming Puja festivities in the both cities hassle-free. Chaired by Police Commissioner YB Khurania, the meeting was attended by DCP Satyabrata Bhoi, Fire Brigade personnel, Durga Puja […]

Mystery remains over fire mishap at Pal Heights Hotel owner’s house

Bhubaneswar: Even after more than 12 hours of the fire mishap at Pal Heights Hotel owner’s house elapsed, forensic team, police and fire department are still unable to get a lead. On the fateful day, though Satpal’s elder son and his family were at the first floor and Satpal was sleeping in the ground floor, […]

James Bond-like chase fetches student a pat from Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: After OTV reported the feat of an IIT Bhubaneswar PhD scholar who was able to trace a thief who had stolen his mobile, Police Commissioner YB Khurania invited him to his office and congratulated him. The PhD scholar Asutosh Acharya of IIT Bhubaneswar after meeting Khurania said, “Sir has a very positive attitude, he […]

NSG IG meets DGP over security in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A crucial meeting on security of prominent places across the State was held between officials of the National Security Guard (NSG), Director General of Police KB Singh and Police Commissioner YB Khurania here at the DG’s camp office today. The State’s preparedness to tackle any kind of terror attack in future was discussed during […]

Elaborate security arrangements for Asian Athletics Championship 2017

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship, the Commissionerate Police have made elaborate security arrangements for the smooth management of the biggest ever sporting event at the state capital, scheduled to be held here from July 6 to 9 at the Kalinga Stadium. Speaking to the mediapersons here on Monday, Police Commissioner YB Khurania […]

Girl slaps bus conductor for ‘misconduct’

Bhubaneswar: Once again a girl took to social media to narrate her ordeal against misbehaviour by a conductor of a private passenger bus in Cuttack. Instead of keeping silent, the braveheart, raised her voice and reportedly ‘slapped’ the conductor for trying to touch her inappropriately in the moving bus. In a Facebook post, the victim […]

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Commissionerate Police, Fire Brigade, hospital authorities alert for Holi

Bhubaneswar: Adequate security arrangements have been done by the Commissionerate Police today to celebrate a safe and secure Holi. Protection of environment has been given priority by the police as for the first time it has imposed restrictions on commercial Holi. The police have started vigorous raids on illegal liquor business in the twin city. […]

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Three tier security cover for Assembly budget session

Bhubaneswar: A three-tier security cover has been put on place in and around Odisha Assembly in view of the two phase budget session scheduled to begin today, Twin City Police Commissioner YB Khurania said. The commissioner along with Police DG KB Singh and State Intelligence Director took stock of elaborate arrangements here. Speaking to media […]

Barabati ODI: Security for teams beefed up in twin city

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: The Commissionerate Police have made elaborate security arrangements for the players of India and England who will arrive in the capital city tomorrow to play the second one day international match at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on January 19. A mock drill was held today from the Biju Patnaik International Airport to Hotel Mayfair […]

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Special drive to curb drug peddling, illegal firearms trade in capital city: CP

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police would launch a special drive to curb drug peddling and illegal firearms trade in the state capital. Apart from this emphasis would be given traffic control and protection to women and senior citizens, said Police Commissioner YB Khurania today. Giving a detailed account of the annual crime rate in the twin […]

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Countdown for Babarati ODI begins

Cuttack: Countdown for the much-awaited One Day International match between India and England scheduled at Barabati Stadium in the Millennium city on January 19 has begun. Talking about the preparations for the match, chief executive officer (CEO) of the Odisha Cricket Association, Bidyut Kumar Nayak said the ground has been made ready for net practice […]

CP under no pressure in Rishi death case: Police Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: Stung by criticism from all quarters for their tardy and slipshod investigation into the much-talked about case relating to the death of Asutosh Mohanty alias Rishi, an engineering student, with the alleged involvement of BMC Mayor Anant Naryan Jena, the Commissionerate Police today said they are under no pressure in conducting investigation into the […]

Thousands participate in OTV Mini Marathon

Bhubaneswar: Thousands of enthusiastic people from different sections of the society irrespective of age and gender ran for the  OTV Mini Marathon – Run towards life organised by the Odisha Television Ltd (OTV) today here on occasion of the World AIDS Day. Students, youth, sportsperson, cine stars and politicians reached the KIIT Stadium at an […]

35 platoons of police deployed for winter Assembly session

Bhubaneswar: Security is tightened in the State capital especially in and around the Odisha Assembly for the Winter Session beginning from December 1 with deployment of 35 platoons of police force. Informing newsmen about the security arrangements here, Twin City Police Commissioner YB Khurania said, “For the Winter Session, six officers of deputy commandant and […]

6 injured in beard knife attack by 3 bike-borne youths

Bhubaneswar: Panic gripped the Capital city on Sunday evening when three youths riding a black Pulsar bike attacked six people with a beard knife on Baramunda-Siripur road here. Eyewitnesses said the three youths riding the black Pulser without registration number attacked the six people in the beard knife injuring them on face, hand and neck. […]

Twin city police to be on toes during Durga Puja

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police has made elaborated arrangements for vehicular traffic management and upkeep of law and order situation in the twin city during the Durga puja and idol immersion, said Police Commissioner YB Khurania today. Talking to media persons after a review meeting at the Indoor Stadium in Cuttack, Khurania said, “Five additional DCPs, […]

Looters wanted in 4 states involved in UCO Bank dacoity: Khurania

Bhubaneswar: A gang of inter-state dacoits, who are most-wanted in five eastern states of the country, are involved in the loot at the UCO Bank’s Bapuji Nagar branch here on September 28, said Police Commissioner YB Khurania today. Talking to media persons, Khurania said, “We have got substantial lead in the UCO Bank dacoity case. […]

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2 more aides of D-brothers arrested

Bhubaneswar: Two more close associates of notorious gangster siblings Sushant and Sushil Dhalasamanta – Chandan Behera and Devdutta Das alias Lipuna – were arrested from Kolkata, commissioner of Police YB Khurania said here today. A special team of Commissionerate police raided various places in the capital of West Bengal and arrested Chandan and Lipuna for […]

Budhia, mother in Kodiakanal, says Twin City Commissioner

Ending all speculation, Twin City Police Commissioner YB Khurania today said boy wonder Budhia Singh and his mother Sukanti Singh have been traced to Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu where they are vacationing and will return to Bhubaneswar on July 24-25 via Mumbai

ATM looter used loot money to buy buses, cars!

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate police today arrested an ATM looter, who invested the looted money in buses and cars, and seized two buses, a car and Rs 60,000 cash from his possession. The accused, identified as Madhab Acharya, a resident of Kendrapara, had invested the illegal money in bus business. “He bought two buses and a car […]

Twin City police seeks info on D brothers from govt depts

Intensifying collection of evidence against the Dhalasamant brothers, the Commissionerate of Police would write to different departments seeking information which could help it in its probe against the criminal siblings

Bhubaneswar DCP to probe escape of 'Patu' from SCB

Twin City Police Commissioner YB Khurania on Saturday ordered Bhubaneswar DCP Satyabrata Bhoi to inquire into the escape of Shajan alias Patu from police custody while undergoing treatment at SCB hospital in Cuttack