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Odisha: Opposition seeks CM Naveen Patnaik’s apology over ‘insult to women’
Tue, Dec 06, 2016

Some women who wore black saris were denied entry by the police at Mangaspur.

Odisha police seize unaccounted money worth Rs 1.42 crore from liquor trader, 8 held
Mon, Dec 05, 2016

Sambalpur Superintendent of Police, Akhileswar Singh, said two men in a car were speeding down to Dhanupali from Sambalpur town when the local police stopped them at a check-point.

Make in Odisha: Over 80 companies promise to invest Rs 2.03 lakh crore
Sat, Dec 03, 2016

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said the proposed investments have the potential to generate 140,000 jobs for the people of the state.

Four-year-old mauled to death by dogs in Puri
Fri, Dec 02, 2016

Kanha was declared brought dead at the Puri headquarters hospital.

People may voluntarily agree on withdrawal caps: SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya
Fri, Dec 02, 2016

SBI with BSNL is developing a mobile app for feature phone users through which they can do small transactions, Bhattacharya said.

Naveen Patnaik may join panel of CMs on cash scrap
Wed, Nov 30, 2016

The sources said Jaitley’s offer would help Naveen politically as it would give him a better chance to fulfil his demands on women SHGs, considered an important vote bank for the BJD.

Demonetisation: Naveen Patnaik’s support aimed to protect clean image
Mon, Nov 28, 2016

Patnaik is the only non-NDA chief minister apart from his Bihar counterpart, Nitish Kumar, to support the move.

Those who lost will feel the pain: Amit Shah on Manmohan speech
Sat, Nov 26, 2016

Amit Shah said that the opposition unity against the move was like a banyan tree standing in floodwater and likened his party’s opponents to cat, mouse, snake and mongoose trying to climb it without attacking each other.

Odisha Police say maoist leader RK injured, ask him to surrender for better treatment
Sat, Nov 26, 2016

Police officials said that RK has been undergoing treatment near Ramaguda village near the Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border.

Amit Shah says demonetisation flood has united arch rivals in Indian politics
Fri, Nov 25, 2016

Criticising Manmohan Singh for his speech in Rajya Sabha Thursday, Shah said Congress is worried over demonetisation as it is flush with black money.

A day in the life of business correspondent in Odisha: When the bank comes home
Sun, Nov 20, 2016

Business correspondents like Mishra are the banking lifeline in rural areas with no branches or ATMs. Ever since demonetisation, Mishra’s workload has increased many times. He now hopes his own commission will see a jump.

Japanese Encephalitis may not have killed Odisha children: Panel
Sat, Nov 19, 2016

Around 100 children have died in Malkangiri since September.

Miscreants break into Nabarangpur SBI ATM, but find no cash
Fri, Nov 18, 2016

The ATM attack caps a series of attacks and loots on such machines across the State since last 6 months.

Odisha: In country’s poorest district, ‘biggest single day deposit’, but no cash
Wed, Nov 16, 2016

In Nabarangpur town, the lack of adequate Rs 100 notes has disrupted the weekly market cycle.

No Rs 2000 notes in banks, Nabarangpur feels the heat
Mon, Nov 14, 2016

While the cash crunch is being felt across Odisha, districts like Nabarangpur have been hit harder.

Malkangiri encounter: Maoist leader RK ‘badly injured’
Fri, Nov 11, 2016

Police officials said RK, a central committee member of CPI(Maoist), has fled to Dandakaranya forests in Chhattisgarh.

Malkangiri Japanese encephalitis: Two kids lost, family feared to admit third
Fri, Nov 11, 2016

Padiami was afraid because he had already lost his daughter Sushila, 2, and son Ramesh, 4, to acute encephalitis syndrome

Reeling under encephalitis outbreak, Malkangiri wonders when it will end
Fri, Nov 11, 2016

87 dead in two months, district administration says poor nutrition main cause, waits for winter

Former Odisha MLA ‘Lulu’ Mohapatra dies
Tue, Nov 08, 2016

Pitchforked into Odisha politics as a National Student Union of India leader in late 80s, Mohapatra very soon emerged as a henchman of former chief minister JB Patnaik.

Malkangiri Japanese encephalitis: ‘Please take her to better hospital, can’t see my third child die’
Sat, Nov 05, 2016

Having lost a son and a daughter to JE in the last four days, Surendra and Ramei Padiami, residents of Daniguda village, said they fear losing a third child — unless she gets “better” medical attention.

No question of alliance with Congress: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik
Fri, Nov 04, 2016

On Wednesday Mahtab had said the BJD may consider an alliance with the Congress.

Open to joining grand alliance against BJP: BJD
Thu, Nov 03, 2016

Mahtab said the UP election next year would have an impact on the 2019 Lok Sabha polls as well.

NGT asks Odisha to not allow Baliyatra festival on Mahanadi riverbed
Thu, Nov 03, 2016

The NGT Wednesday ordered the State government to stop allocating stalls on the riverbed for the 10-day-long Baliyatra festival starting from November 14.

Malkangiri Maoists: Top rebel RK missing since encounter
Sat, Oct 29, 2016

The allegation that RK was missing came even as security forces from Andhra Pradesh and Odisha scoured the forests of the cut-off area in search of the Maoist leader.

As the dust settles in Malkangiri, a policeman arrives to take home his Maoist father’s body
Thu, Oct 27, 2016

Rao, 38, is the son of Yamalapalli Simachalam Reddy, alias Murli, alias Hari, an area commander-ranked Maoist and part of the inner security cordon of the group’s senior leader Ramakrishna.

Malkangiri: After the recoveries Maoist bodies, work on preserving the evidence
Thu, Oct 27, 2016

Wearing a mask over his face and gloves on his hands, gramrakhi D Seshagiri took clothes of male and female Maoists out of a polythene bag and spread them around.

A mother breaks down beside Maoist son’s body in Malkangiri: ‘This was my fear all these years’
Thu, Oct 27, 2016

Padma, once arrested for Maoist links herself, now lives in Ongole, Andhra Pradesh, and tailors clothes for a living.

Malkangiri encounter: Veteran Maoist leaders with Rs 20 lakh bounty, their guards, family among killed
Wed, Oct 26, 2016

Of the 24 Maoists killed Monday, police identified 14.

Malkangiri encounter: In surprise operation, crucial blows to Maoists
Wed, Oct 26, 2016

The four dead are yet to be identified while a fifth Maoist escaped with his INSAS rifle.

Top Maoists among 24 killed in encounter on Odisha-Andhra border
Wed, Oct 26, 2016

While two Greyhounds personnel were injured, one later died in a hospital in Visakhapatnam. He has been identified as Muhammad Abu Bakr.

How Odisha and AP cooperation helped remove the last Maoist bastion in south Odisha
Mon, Oct 24, 2016

Maoists used Bejengi area as a safe zone from where they have launched attacks on either side of the border

24 dead in Maoist encounter in Malkangiri, top Maoist RK escaped
Mon, Oct 24, 2016

Maoists killed: Security forces reportedly targeted a top Maoist meet at Malkangiri district, Odisha.

Odisha hospital fire: 1 more dead, toll 26
Sun, Oct 23, 2016

Meanwhile, the post-mortem report 19 people who died on the night of the fire tragedy, has revealed that the cause of death was asphyxiation.

Take 5: With Japanese Encephalitis death toll at 60, anganwadis provide hot meals to children, pregnant mothers
Sun, Oct 23, 2016

Bhime Madkami, a 20-year-old tribal, has brought her only child, 4, to the anganwadi centre in Badili, which has seen one Japanese Encephalitis death, for lunch.

Bhubaneswar hospital fire: Health minister quits on ‘moral grounds’, toll now 25
Sat, Oct 22, 2016

As the death toll mounted to 25 today with 4 of the 100-odd patients succumbing to their injuries, CM Naveen Patnaik had to seek the resignation of Nayak, who is under fire from opposition parties.

Bhubaneswar hospital fire: More patients succumb to injuries, death toll reaches 24
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Bhubaneswar SUM Hospital fire: Earlier on Thursday, the hospital owner Manoj Ranjan Nayak surrendered at Khandagiri police station and was taken into custody by the police.