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•November 8, 2002
Thirty per cent wage hike to tendu leaf workers

•November 7, 2002
Effluents may affect Olive Ridley turtles in Gahirmatha
Brown sugar seized in Cuttack, 2 arrested

•November 2, 2002
Toll in cracker blast rises to three

•October 31, 2002
Houses still a dream for cyclone survivors

•October 29, 2002
Rebel recognised as BJD leader in Lok Sabha
Orissa sets up police station to probe cyber crimes

•October 28, 2002
Communal tension grips Patapol area of Cuttack

•October 25, 2002
Prateep Kumar Mohanty new chief secretary of Orissa

•October 24, 2002
Children of Orissa women prisoners can go to school
Rare squirrel sighted in Orissa

•October 23, 2002
BJD to enrol one million members by December 26

•October 22, 2002
Migratory birds, endangered turtles arrive in Orissa

•October 21, 2002
BJP opposes eviction of people from forestlands

•October 18, 2002
Lower judiciary in Orissa threatens to resign

•October 16, 2002
On CM's birthday, Orissa adds 70,000 more people on pension rolls

•October 14, 2002
Orissa alert after AP Naxal attack
Demand for Orissa to be renamed

•October 13, 2002
Communal clash in Orissa town; five hurt

•October 12, 2002
Former Orissa minister acquitted in unaccounted wealth case
State overnment opens floating restaurant on Chilika Lake

•October 8, 2002
Four tonsured, paraded naked in Orissa

•October 5, 2002
Orissa decides to introduce 'pay clinics' in govt hospitals

•October 4, 2002
Seven-year-old boy sacrificed to goddess Kali

•October 1, 2002
Poverty forces mother to sell twins in Orissa

•September 30, 2002
Minor administrative reshuffle in Orissa

•September 25, 2002
MLA injured in Orissa assembly pandemonium

•September 24, 2002
Trishul missile test-fired successfully

•September 21, 2002
I-cards to Indian citizens in two years: Advani
Advani asks Orissa to prevent starvation deaths

•September 19, 2002
Security tightened in Orissa in view of bandh

•September 18, 2002
Sethi still BJD parliamentary party chief : Naveen Patnaik

•September 17, 2002
BJD parliamentary party splits
Mango kernel claims 5 more lives in Orissa

•September 16, 2002
Mango kernel kills four in Orissa

•September 13, 2002
Orissa empowers village committees to audit welfare schemes

•September 12, 2002
Bhubaneswar Muslims celebrate Ganesh festival

•September 4, 2002
Four VHP men arrested for attacking Christians

•September 4, 2002
Orissa Museum acquires ancient Buddha statue

•September 3, 2002
Death toll in Orissa boat tragedy rises to 26

•September 2, 2002
Boat mishap: 22 bodies recovered

•August 31, 2002
50 feared dead in boat capsize near Jajpur

•August 27, 2002
Congress revokes suspension order of three MLAs

•August 9, 2002
Drought, power crisis: Over 50,000 protesting Congressmen held

•July 16, 2002
Nandankanan animals get buffalo meat instead of cow meat
High court lawyers on strike for second day

•July 8, 2002
South Eastern Railway to run special trains for Puri festival
Three sacked ministers chargesheeted: PTI
Senior Congress leader suspended from party

•July 6, 2002
CBI raids houses of contractors, engineers

•July 4, 2002
BJD wins Nayagarh by-election

•June 17, 2002
Orissa deports 25 Myanmarese fishermen

•June 10, 2002
Orissa tightens security at vital installations

•May 14, 2002
37 feared dead in heat wave

•April 29, 2002
Anjana Mishra rape case: Life imprisonment for accused
32 IAS and OAS officers transferred

•April 27, 2002
Orissa BJP wants action against BJD MLAs

•April 23, 2002
Don't deport Bangladeshis: BJP

•April 22, 2002
21 Bangladeshi nationals deported

•April 12, 2002
Youth arrested for cannibalism
Hailstorm injures hundreds

•April 11, 2002
BJD to file criminal case against Dilip Ray
Congress to boycott panel probing Orissa assembly attack

•April 10, 2002
Panel to probe Orissa assembly attack

•April 9, 2002
Court adjourns Staines murder trial

•April 8, 2002
Two top PWG leaders arrested in Orissa

•April 4, 2002
Ban on recycled plastic in some major tourist attractions
CBI catches top Orissa ASI official accepting bribe

•April 3, 2002
Patnaik may reshuffle Cabinet
Orissa official to be chargesheeted for financial irregularities

•March 27, 2002
Hindus also observe Muharram

•March 16, 2002
VHP, Bajrang Dal activists ransack Orissa assembly
VHP blames 'anti-social elements': PTI

•February 21, 2002
Japanese tourist's body found near Puri: PTI

•January 8, 2002
Witness identifies Dara Singh, three others: PTI
Orissa sees drop in number of migratory birds

•December 28, 2001
25 injured in communal clash near Bhubaneswar
Cut off essential supplies to Bangladesh: RSS

•December 27, 2001
RSS conference in Puri to be a mega affair

•December 24, 2001
Over 1300 turtles killed along Orissa coast
Staines family to celebrate Christmas in Baripada

•December 12, 2001
Extended range version of Prithvi missile testfired: PTI

•November 28, 2001
Wild elephants trample 2 to death in Orissa

•November 12, 2001
Madan Mohan idol recovered from temple well

•November 5, 2001
Osama statue sparks off tension

•November 1, 2001
Paramilitary forces to guard Simlipal reserve

•October 31, 2001
3 tribals killed in police firing

•October 30, 2001
Anthrax scare hits CM's office
Women await husbands two years after Orissa cyclone

•October 29, 2001
Orissa observes 'Disaster Preparedness Day'

•October 23, 2001
Anthrax scare intensifies in Orissa

•October 16, 2001
50 tribal children die of malnutrition in Kalahandi district

•October 1, 2001
Staines murder trial deferred till Oct 9

•September 25, 2001
Reports on starvation deaths malicious propaganda: PM

•September 8, 2001
Toxic food caused Kashipur deaths: Report

•September 6, 2001
Hungry villagers hurl mango kernels at Patnaik
No starvation deaths in Kashipur: Patnaik
24 harijans embrace Christianity in Angul district

•September 5, 2001
Dara Singh moves SC for bail

•September 4, 2001
Probe ordered into Kashipur welfare project
Historic British palace, port may become history
Trial marriage custom preys on hapless girls
Two die after eating rotten fish in Orissa

•September 3, 2001
Right to food demand: SC raps Centre
Rice yet to reach starving people
Staines murder trial deferred till Sept 5
Lord Jagannath's image on saree irks right-wing outfits

•August 30, 2001
Deaths not due to starvation: Orissa
70 taken ill in Kendrapara after eating contaminated food: PTI

•August 29, 2001
NHRC notice to Orissa over starvation deaths

•August 27, 2001
Now, non-Hindus too can have darshan of Puri deity

•August 23, 2001
Naxalites declare southern Orissa 'liberated'

•August 21, 2001
Elephants kill three persons in Orissa

•August 20, 2001
Former Orissa CM takes his music abroad
Staines murder accused on fast unto death
120 tribal students flee school in Orissa

•August 17, 2001
Fresh floods submerge 135 villages in Orissa

•August 11, 2001
7 ex-teachers injured while attempting self-immolation: PTI

•August 7, 2001
RSS or VHP behind attacks on Christians
Endangered pelicans spotted in Orissa

•August 4, 2001
Canadian agency donates Rs 6.14 million for flood victims
Man commits sati in Dhenkanal district

•August 1, 2001
Dara Singh to move SC for bail

•July 30, 2001
Water-borne diseases hit Orissa

•July 29, 2001
Cholera strikes flood-hit Orissa
PM promises long-term disaster management plan

•July 28, 2001
500,000 still marooned
Relief workers struggle to reach the flood-hit

•July 27, 2001
Diarrhoea claims 20 lives in flood-affected areas

•July 26, 2001
Rampaging Brahmani now causing concern in Orissa: PTI

•July 25, 2001
Orissa floods toll rises to 98
Angry flood victims target govt staff

•July 24, 2001
Orissa floods toll rises to 70

•July 23, 2001
Epidemic threat looms over coastal Orissa: PTI

•July 21, 2001
Coastal Orissa fears more devastation

•July 19, 2001
Central team take stock of situation
IAF, army join relief operation in flood-hit Orissa
Nalinikanta Mohanty expelled from BJD: PTI

•July 18, 2001
Floods in Orissa cause havoc, toll 43

•July 17, 2001
Orissa floods: Copters land for rescue operations
Orissa sends SOS to Centre: PTI

•July 09, 2001
Orissa CM sacks 3 senior ministers
4 Oriya families convert to Christianity

•July 04, 2001
Orissa Cop held for protecting flesh trade ring

•June 24, 2001
Lakhs witness Puri Rath Yatra

•June 23, 2001
Crack in Puri Yatra chariot raises mishap fears

•June 14, 2001
Dara Singh calls off fast: PTI

•June 13, 2001
Heavy rains lash coastal areas

•June 9, 2001
Dara Singh's condition 'serious'

•June 8, 2001
Dara Singh on indefinite fast; forces deferment of trial

•June 1, 2001
Chandra Shekhar plans 'car yatra' from June 4

•May 31, 2001
2 girls commit suicide over HSC results

•May 1, 2001
Dara Singh's captor suspended

•April 25, 2001
Bajrang Dal plans special task force for temple

•April 21, 2001
50,000 Dalits to embrace Buddhism

•April 17, 2001
Accused of rape and ostracised, 60-year-old ends his life

•April 11, 2001
Court rejects bail plea of 13 accused in Staines murder case

•March 31, 2001
Blockade hits rail services in Orissa
105 children hit by food poisoning in Orissa

•March 29, 2001
Serial killer of women held
320 kg of precious stones seized in Orissa: PTI

•March 24, 2001
Admiral Bhagwat points accusing finger at PM

•March 23, 2001
Dara Singh acquitted in truck burning case

•March 21, 2001
Shankaracharya of Dwarkapeeth tells govt to step down over defence scandal

•March 6, 2001
Bad weather stalls final test of Akash
Dara's trial put off to April

•March 4, 2001
'Staines' killers shouted Dara Singh ki jai'
Christian body alleges persecution of Staines' widow

•February 28, 2001
Akash test-fired again: PTI

•February 26, 2001
Triquin injections cause wounds on Nandankanan tigers

•February 18, 2001
Killer hooch toll goes up to 21
Killer hooch toll rises to 25

•February 17, 2001
Spurious liquor claims 5 more in Orissa: PTI

•February 16, 2001
Spurious liquor claims six in Puri

•February 15, 2001
Puri temple bans spitting

•January 26, 2001
Blood samples of arrested Thai fishermen sent for tests

•January 24, 2001
Quiet prayer marks Staines' second death anniversary

•January 23, 2001
Third Front after polls: Surjeet
Buddhadev elected to CPI-M politburo
Thousands of turtles die on Orissa coast

•January 20, 2001
Bhubaneswar turns 'red' for CPI-M meet

•January 18, 2001
Another ISI agent held in Orissa

•January 17, 2001
Kalinga award revived
Two ISI agents held in Orissa with fake notes

•January 13, 2001
Tailor attempts Guinness entry

•January 12, 2001
Kalinga award may be scrapped

•January 11, 2001
12 MLAs charged with feasting on deer meat

•January 10, 2001
Oriya edition of book on Staines released amid tight security
Former minister Jena convicted in Orissa

•January 7, 2001
7 killed in Orissa road mishap: PTI

•January 4, 2001
5 children charred to death in Orissa: PTI
Dara Singh's trial postponed: AFP
Two remote cameras stolen from Wheeler Island missile base

•December 31, 2000
Lawyers' strike hits undertrials

•December 23, 2000
Staines family in Australia for Christmas

•December 23, 2000
Patnaik's staff forced to learn Hindi, English

•December 15, 2000
Orissa to host CPI-M politburo meeting

•December 10, 2000
Villagers fear attacks by elephants

•December 9, 2000
Budget, not starvation deaths, is govt's priority

•December 8, 2000
Orissa, Centre to set up anti-Naxal force
Orissa HC seeks details of Chenchu case

•December 6, 2000
Principal held for molestation in Orissa

•December 5, 2000
6000 teachers detained in Orissa

•December 3, 2000
29 people lose vision after free operation

•December 2, 2000
Dara Singh's trial adjourned

•November 22, 2000
Villagers form civilian force to fight crime

•November 22, 2000
BJP ministers in Orissa will declare assets

•November 18, 2000
Minister rues Patnaik's Oriya handicap

•November 10, 2000
17 blinded in one eye after operation in Orissa

•November 4, 2000
Cops rapped for jailbreak, undertrials' killing

•November 2, 2000
Jogi is a duplicate tribal: Oram

•October 31, 2000
Naxalites gun down BJP politician in Rayagada district
Mohapatra throws challenge to Patnaik

•October 26, 2000
Chenchu files appeal in Staines' murder case
Chargesheets against 16 Orissa govt officials

•October 25, 2000
Seventy Christians reconvert to Hinduism in Nawrangpur district: PTI
Amartya Sen cannot be a lecturer in India
World Bank sanctions $46m for cyclone relief
Asst sub-inspector held for torture

•October 24, 2000
Policeman suspended, arrested for pissing on detainee: PTI

•October 23, 2000
Christian outfit to confront attacks launched: PTI

•October 22, 2000
Konark TV staff turn to god for firm's revival

•October 21, 2000
Sangh Parivar opposes Madhu Sapre show

•October 20, 2000
'Non-Oriya' Patnaik comes under attack from partymen
Behrampur observes Super Cyclone anniversary as Black Day

•October 18, 2000
Villagers attack priest
More flee coastal Orissa following cyclone threat

•October 17, 2000
Cyclone warning leads to panic in Orissa

•October 14, 2000
Two die after dispute over water

•October 13, 2000
Orissa comes up with disaster preparedness plan

•October 12, 2000
Mohapatra launches a new political forum

•October 10, 2000
Christian prayer houses set afire in Orissa

•October 10, 2000
Chenchu: The juvenile follower of Dara Singh

•October 6, 2000
Unlike Mamata, Naveen Patnaik lacks killer instinct
Lifer for Jajpur dowry death accused

•October 4, 2000
Chenchu to appeal against verdict in missionary murder case

•October 3, 2000
Lifer for 13-year-old Chenchu in Staines case

•October 1, 2000
Criminal case against Bijoy Mahapatra: PTI

•September 26, 2000
Shift of big cats from Nandankanan temporary, says CM Patnaik
Alleged liquor baron Belu remanded to police custody

•September 25, 2000
Nandankanan lion dies while being shifted to AP
Liquor baron arrested by crime branch police

•September 24, 2000
Orissa engineering college director rescued

•September 23, 2000
Orissa engineering college director kidnapped

•September 22, 2000
27 big cats being shifted to AP

•September 21, 2000
White tiger in escape drama at Nandankanan zoo
Orissa tops in infant mortality rate

•September 19, 2000
Living condition of tigers in zoos distressing, observes SC: PTI

•September 17, 2000
Four IAS men to depose before Patra
10 former MLAs evicted from govt quarters

•September 14, 2000
Farmer ploughs into rare find
Civic stir raises a stink in Bhubaneswar
Patra probe commission raps CBI

•September 12, 2000
Orissa govt plans another zoo

•September 6, 2000
BJP MLAs want to pull out of Orissa govt

•September 5, 2000
Cong stir throws traffic on Howrah-Madras route out of gear

•September 4, 2000
Fresh conversions cause tension in Orissa

•August 29, 2000
Men to man women's police stations in Orissa
Nandankanan zoo yet to recover from cyclone devastation
Rival shankaracharya claimant projects modern outlook

•August 27, 2000
CBI 'informant' awaits prize money in Staines case

•August 26, 2000
Trishul missile successfully test-fired
18 Koreans freed after visas found valid

•August 23, 2000
Orissa to take greater care of prison inmates

•August 22, 2000
Mahajan-Dilip Ray meeting raises eyebrows

•August 18, 2000
Diarrhoea claims 53 in Koraput district
Another deer death at Nandankanan zoo

•August 17, 2000
JMM wants four Orissa districts to be merged with Jharkhand
3000 teachers arrested following protest near secretariat
More deer deaths likely at Nandankanan zoo

•August 15, 2000
Three more deaths at Nandankanan zoo

•August 13, 2000
Special: Kalahandi's Independence Day

•August 11, 2000
State govt in a fix over Orissa bandh
Bandh disrupts life in Orissa

•August 5, 2000
BJD in a spot as Centre rejects merger demand
Indian Navy to guard Orissa's Chilka lake

•August 4, 2000
Orissa wants Sareikala and Kharasuan back
Stone missing from Jagannath statue's forehead: PTI More