The State Vigilance has registered cases against four persons following the raids at petrol pumps and gas agencies in Angul, to check adulteration and other discrepancies of petro-products, informed Vigilance DG RP Sharma in a Press meet on Monday.
The Odisha Crime Branch on Monday filed a remand petition before the Bhawanipatna Additional District Judge (ADJ) court to take the accused in the Class X girl setting on fire incident.
The body of the deceased Home Guard Basant Kumar Patra, who had succumbed to his injuries sustained from an attack by a drunkard, was placed before the Jeypore Town Police station demanding arrest of accused.
Two 19-year-old boys were arrested at the Bhubaneswar railway station on Monday and booked on the charges of looting train passengers.
A three-member Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials on Monday interrogated arrested controversial godman Santosh Raul alias Sarathi at the Choudwar Jail in Cutatck in connection with the source of income and money laundering case.
Eight days after lawyer and hotelier Chandan Behera was brutally murdered, Puri police on Monday arrested his wife Nibedita and four others for allegedly conspiring the killing over property dispute.
After Malkangiri and Koraput, Maoists have called for poll boycott in Kandhamal district. Maoist posters were found at various places in Ritungia panchayat under Baliguda police station, in which the rebels have threatened the villagers to stay away from the ensuing panchayat elections.
The Odisha Student Congress on Monday staged a protest against Mahatma Gandhi’s photo being replaced on the Khadi Gram Udyog calendar with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s photo here.
Dead body of a woman was discovered at the foot of Chandragiri hill in Mohana of Gajapati district on Monday.
The condition of the Class X girl of Kalahandi district, who was allegedly set on fire by two youths after she opposed them for passing lewd remarks, turned critical on Monday.