The main accused in the murder of Puri lawyer and hotelier Chandan Behera, Narendra Nath alias Litu, was taken on a five days remand by Puri police on Wednesday.
Former Prime Minister and JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda on Wednesday praised Chief Minister Naveen Patanik for handling natural calamities without the help of centre. Gowda reached Odisha Wednesday evening to attend the religious ceremony of Goddesses Bimala in the premises of Govardhan Peetha in Puri on Thursday.
Dana Majhi from Kalahandi district, who was in international media for carrying his wife's body on his shoulders for 10 km for unavailability of ambulance, is now the star campaigner of Congress for the upcoming three tire panchayat election.
The Odisha High Court on Wednesday imposed Rs 10,000 fine on Sundergarh Congress MLA Jogesh Kumar Singh for not able to produce witness during the hearing on the alleged irregularities in Odisha Assembly elections.
Cold wave flow continues in Odisha as the mercury dropped to 8.5 degrees Celsius in Sundergarh district today, which is the lowest temperature on today.
In a major breakthrough, Odisha Police on Wednesday seized consignment of over 150 kilogram of marijuana worth Rs 10 lakh after chasing a transport vehicle in Bolangir. However, the driver of the vehicle managed to flee, leaving the vehicle abandoned.
Fumed over the rejection of nomination of Samiti member candidate, BJP activists on Wednesday detained Kankadahad BDO and demanded review of the nomination.
Amidst tight security, players of India and England cricket team reached Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Wednesday for net practice for One Day International scheduled to be played on Thursday.
Villagers of Baghmari on Wednesday staged demonstration and locked the Baghmari panchayat office demanding arrest of accused involved in the ghastly murder of lady Sarpanch candidate Mini Dalabehera in Chandragiri under Mohana of Gajapati district.
The Balasore Additional District Judge on Wednesday ordered confiscation properties of Kolkata-based Saradha group in Odisha in connection with the multi- crore chit fund.