Odisha: Public- Police Face-Off Again During Traffic Checking

Cuttack: A group of locals clashed with police after a person was injured during a vehicle checking drive in jobra area last night. The injured Vikram Sahu, a resident of Sagadia Sahi, was coming to Jobra from stadium road when a traffic constable tried to stop him showing his stick. After the constable banged the […]

Jharsuguda: Minor Raped By Police, SP Says No Clue

Jharsuguda: The Superintendent of Police yesterday said he does not have any clue about the case where a 15-year-old girl allegedly raped by four police personnel from Jharsuguda. Aswini Mohanty, Superintendent of Police, Jharsuguda told reporters, We got to know this through media reports and immediately contacted Telco police station. We have not received any clue […]

Farmers Defy 144, Vow to Intensify Agitation

Bhubaneswar: Thousands of farmers, under the banner of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan, yesterday defied prohibitory orders (Section 144), broke police cordon and tried to enter Bhubaneswar city to press their demands for price, prestige and pension. The proposed farmers’ rally in state capital could not take place with Sangathan chief Akshaya Kumar and other farmer leaders being arrested. […]

Satyajit Mohanty takes charge as Bhubaneswar CP

Bhubaneswar: Senior IPS Officer Satyajit Mohanty took charge as Police Commissioner of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar today. After receiving the guard of honour, Mohanty took charge from the outgoing Police Commissioner YB Khurania, who has been appointed as Additional DGP (Provisioning). “Mohanty said to media, It’s a huge responsibility and an opportunity as well, to serve the people. I […]

Lady Cop Slaps Odisha ADG’s Daughter

Bhubaneswar, August 3: A lady traffic police constable allegedly slapped the daughter of an IPS officer over rule violation at AG Square here yesterday afternoon. While some traffic personnel at the busiest AG Square backed their colleague, the victim reportedly filed a complaint at a city police station against the lady cop. The Bhubaneswar-Cuutack commissionerate […]

Bhubaneswar Esplanade has no Plan, Police Serves Notice

Bhubaneswar: As the newly opened Esplanade One created traffic woes in Bhubaneswar’s busy Rasulgarh area, yesterday Commissionerate Police reportedly asked the mall authorities to show the entry and exit plan of the building. However mall authorities failed to produce the document, police served notice under Urban Police Act, reported local media. Lack of proper action […]

Satyajit Mohanty New Twin-city Police Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: In a major reshuffle in Odisha cadre IPS officers, Satyajit Mohanty has been made the new Commissioner of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Commissionerate Police. The 1988 batch officer presently working as Additional Director General of Police (Provisioning) will replace 1990 batch IPS YB Khurania. The latter has been transferred as ADG (Provisioning). Notably, Mohanty becomes the 5th police […]

When Police Loots!

By Swadesh Rath, Nayagarh: With the arrest of four youths and recovery of five stolen four-wheelers and a bike, Nayagarh Police today claimed to have busted the KASHYAP vehicle-lifters’ gang which includes a Policeman from Boudh. One Bolero, a pick-up van, a tractor, an auto rickshaw and a bike were recovered from the accused. The […]