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Ganjam Police starts using digital system to collect MV fines

11 Jan 2019

Ganjam Police starts using digital system to collect MV fines

The Odisha police have started using the digital system in Ganjam district for collection of fine from the offenders of motor vehicles (MV) rules.

Rasogolla-comment or hurting sentiments? Here's why journalist Mitra was arrested

27 Oct 2018

Rasogolla-comment or hurting sentiments? Here's why journalist Mitra was arrested

The Odisha Police on Saturday said Delhi-based journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra was arrested not for his Twitter post on 'rasogolla', but for hurting the sentiments of the Odia people, among other reasons.

Ashok Chakra for Odisha cop who sacrificed life fighting Maoists

14 Oct 2018

Ashok Chakra for Odisha cop who sacrificed life fighting Maoists

An Assistant Commandant of the Odisha Police's Special Operations Group (SOG) has been conferred with the Ashok Chakra posthumously for sacrificing his life fighting with Naxals, Home Ministry officials said.

Supreme Court's comments in Abhijit Iyer-Mitra case don't bode well

05 Oct 2018

Supreme Court's comments in Abhijit Iyer-Mitra case don't bode well

On Thursday, the Supreme Court denied bail to defense analyst Abhijit Iyer-Mitra, who was arrested last month over comments about Odisha's Konark temple that were allegedly derogatory.

Odisha police warns about Olivia porn hoax on WhatsApp

15 Sep 2018

Odisha police warns about Olivia porn hoax on WhatsApp

The shadow cyber games space is keeping the Odisha police on their toes.

Independence Day: Most gallantry awards bagged by CRPF, J&K Police

15 Aug 2018

Independence Day: Most gallantry awards bagged by CRPF, J&K Police

On the 72nd Independence Day, service decorations are set to be conferred to 942 state police and central paramilitary forces for gallantry, and distinguished and meritorious service.

Odisha Police launches drive to bust pangolin smuggling racket

22 Jul 2018

Odisha Police launches drive to bust pangolin smuggling racket

With the help of the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT), a special unit of the Odisha Police has launched a drive to bust an international syndicate that peddles "endangered" pangolin, one of the world's most illegally traded mammals, Odisha Director General of Police (DGP) RP Sharma said.

Man wanted in 2014 murder-case caught by Himachal Pradesh Police

21 Jul 2018

Man wanted in 2014 murder-case caught by Himachal Pradesh Police

The Himachal Pradesh Police today claimed to have caught a man, who was a proclaimed offender in a murder case registered four years ago in Odisha.

Odisha: Four arrested for looting money using fake Facebook account

18 Jul 2018

Odisha: Four arrested for looting money using fake Facebook account

Four persons were arrested for allegedly looting Rs. 6L from businessman Bikash Agrawal (32) of Odisha's Naupada district.

Odisha Police asks 8 Thai women to leave India

31 May 2018

Odisha Police asks 8 Thai women to leave India

Odisha Police today ordered eight Thai women, rescued from a high-profile sex racket, running in the guise of a spa at Bapuji Nagar area in Bhubaneswar, to leave India by 3:30 pm.

Odisha CM flags off 15-day campaign against child sexual abuse

28 May 2018

Odisha CM flags off 15-day campaign against child sexual abuse

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik today flagged-off 15-day statewide campaign against child sexual abuse in Bhubaneswar, urging people to fight the menace.

Odisha police freeze bank accounts of rich Odisha MLA

21 Jan 2018

Odisha police freeze bank accounts of rich Odisha MLA

Police in Keonjhar district, Odisha, have frozen the bank accounts of Sanatan Mahakud, one of the richest MLAs in Odisha.