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Odisha: Deputy Ranger Lands In Vigilance Scanner

Bolangir: A Deputy Forest Range Officer in Odisha has come under Vigilance scanner for amassing massive wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income. A team of the anti-corruption wing conducted surprised raids on the residence and other property of deputy forest ranger identified as Keshab Nayak in Bolangir on Thursday morning. Acting on a […]

Opposition Attacks Odisha Govt Over Inordinate Delay In Lower Suktel Project

Bhubaneswar/Bolangir: Oppositions parties on Monday lashed out at the Odisha government over the inordinate delay in completion of the Lower Suktel irrigation project, which has been hanging fire due to issues like land acquisition and rehabilitation of the displaced people. “Future of the Lower Suktel project is hanging on the new Detail Project Report (DPR). […]

Odisha Govt Decides To Remove 5 Districts From List Of Red Corridor
Security Forces, Maoists Exchange Fire In Odisha, Weapons Seized

Bolangir: An exchange of fire took place between the security forces and Maoists in Bender forest near Lathor in Bolangir district on Monday, informed police sources. Acting on a tip-off, the security forces reportedly launched a combing operation in the area when the ultras opened fire after spotting the cops thereby prompting the jawans to […]

Group Clash In Bolangir
Odisha: Fierce Group Clash In Bolangir Leaves 2 Dead, Toll May Rise

Bolangir: At least two persons were killed and several others are feared dead in a fierce clash between two rival groups over a suspected past enmity at Jarasinga village under Deogaon police limits in Bolangir on Saturday. As per reports, one Dhanamata Raut of Jarasingha Baharapada suffered a heavy loss when a fire broke out […]

Sulia Jatra
Odisha: Bloodbath Marks Initiation Of Sulia Jatra In Bolangir

Bolangir: The famous Sulia Jatra kicked off with its animal sacrifice rituals amid Covid-19 guidelines at Khairaguda in Deogarh block of the district on Tuesday under the strict deployment of the district administration and police officials. Thousands of birds and animals including goats, sheep, buffaloes, ducks, pigeons and roosters were sacrificed at Bada Khala in […]

Minor Girl Rape In Odisha
Odisha: Divyang Minor Girl Found Pregnant, Alleges Being Raped By Aahar Centre Worker

Bolangir: Despite outrage over the ‘never-ending’ atrocities, women and young girls continue to be victims of sexual abuse in Odisha. A divyang minor girl from Muribahala block here has allegedly been raped and impregnated by a worker of an Aahar Kendra in Titlagarh hospital. The matter came to the fore after the 14-year-old girl was […]

Renowned Labour Leader Lalit Nayak Passes Away

Bhubaneswar: Renowned social activist and labour leader Lalit Nayak passed away while undergoing treatment at AIIMS Bhubaneswar on Monday morning, sources from his family said. Nayak was suffering from bone cancer since the last six months and admitted to the AIIMS for treatment. However, he breathed his last at 5.30 am in the morning today, […]

Life Of Disadvantage But Dreams Of Gold: Tale Of Two Budding Shooters From Odisha

Bolangir: Cardboards wrapped around school pillars with hand-made paper targets stuck on them. The sight of a boy and a girl with air rifles in their hands shooting at the targets with impeccable accuracy enthralls all who visit the Patitapabana Academy in the western Odisha town of Bolangir. This is the story of two promising […]

Odisha: Central Cooperative Bank Branch Manager, Panchayat Executive Officer In Bolangir Under Vigilance Scanner

Bolangir: Vigilance sleuths on Thursday conducted simultaneous raids at several places linked to the branch manager of Central Cooperative Bank in Titlagarh and Puintala panchayat executive officer (PEO) in Bolangir district on charges of amassing disproportionate assets. A team from Bolangir Vigilance division conducted searches in the houses and office of Sagar Rana, the manager […]

vigilance raid
Odisha: Vigilance Raid On Three Officials over DA cases

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday have carried out raids at the residences and offices of three officials at several places in the State over disproportionate assets cases. The anti-graft agency has conducted raids on the house of Assistant Sub-inspector (ASI) working at a court in Tirtol in Jagatsinghpur district on charges of amassing properties disproportionate […]

Migrant workers rescued
Odisha: 8 Children Among 29 Rescued While Trafficked To AP

Bolangir: Despite the tall claims of the State government on strict enforcement of laws to curb the trafficking of people to and from Odisha to work as migrant labourers, the illegal activities continue unabated in the district. In another such case, as many as 29 migrant workers including eight children and 11 women were rescued […]

DA Case: Special Planning Authority Tracer In Vigilance Net

Bolangir: The Vigilance sleuths on Monday raided houses and property associated with one Jibadish Patra – a tracer engaged in the office of Special Planning Authority in Bolangir, on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. Three teams of the anti-graft officials from Bargarh, Sambalpur, Sonepur and Bolangir divisions conducted simultaneous […]

Fire breaks out
Bolangir: Fire Breaks Out In Fruit Market, Property Worth Over Rs 5 Lakh Gutted

Bolangir: One person sustained severe burn injuries while property worth over Rs 5 lakh was reduced to ashes following a major fire that broke out in a fruit market in the town on Thursday night. On receiving information, a firefighting team rushed to the spot and doused the flames. However, the exact cause behind the […]

Migrant workers
Odisha: 21 Migrant Workers Rescued While Being Taken To Andhra

Bolangir: Despite the tall claims of the government on enforcement of strict laws to curb trafficking of migrant labourers to and from Odisha, the illegal activities continue unabated in many parts of the State. As many as 21 migrant labourers including four women and 17 men were rescued from Kantabanji railway station while they were […]

Balasore: 'Minor Girl Killed By Uncle, Paramour After She Caught Their Illicit Affair'
Balasore: 'Minor Girl Killed By Uncle, Paramour After She Caught Their Illicit Affair'

Balasore: The Baliapal Police on Monday claimed to have unraveled the mystery behind the murder of seven-year-old girl Bishnupriya, nicknamed Neuli, by arresting one of her distant relatives and the latter’s sister-in law. The arrested accused were identified as Deepak Sahoo while the woman’s name is yet to be disclosed. Police said the duo killed […]

Odisha: Herd Of 30 Elephants Wreaks Havoc In Bolangir

Bolangir: A herd of wild elephants has been creating havoc in Ramoda and Routa Munda village under Turekela block of Bolangir district. The herd strayed into villages and destroyed acres of paddy and vegetable crops. The villagers alleged that they have been spending sleepless night for the last 15 days to guard their crops and […]

Man, 3-Yr-Old Son Killed As Bike Catches Fire After Collision With SUV

Bolangir: In a tragic incident, a man and his three-year-old son were killed when the bike they were riding caught fire after a SUV (Bolero jeep) hit it near Jambela square under Tusura police limits in the district on Friday. The wife of the deceased and another minor son sustained critical injuries in the accident. […]

Vigilance Raids Office, Residence Of Forest Ranger In Titlagarh

Bhubaneswar: The State Vigilance sleuths on Thursday raided multiple places associated with Forest Ranger in Muribahala of Titlagarh Prashant Nayak on the allegation of possession of assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. This morning, officials of the anti-corruption department conducted simultaneous raids at four places in connection with a disproportionate assets (DA) charge […]

Youth Set On Fire By Relatives In Odisha's Angul
Bolangir: Man Sets Minor Daughter On Fire, Girl Rescued By Neighbours  

Bolangir: A minor girl was admitted to the Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital (BBMCH) in Bolangir with critical burn injuries on Monday morning. The uncle of the girl alleged that her father has set her on fire by pouring kerosene. She was rescued by her neighbours from her house at around 3 AM and […]

UP Brothers Defrauded Of Rs 70K On Pretext Of Marriage In Bolangir

Bolangir: The district of Bolangir which often hogs headlines for alleged selling of brides is once again in news for wrong reasons – marriage fraud. According to sources, a middleman reportedly vanished after defrauding two siblings of Rs 70,000 from Uttar Pradesh’s Lalitpur on the pretext of arranging suitable match for them. The matter came […]

UP Jeweller Arrested For Buying Stolen Gold Ornaments From Odisha
100 Grams Of Brown Sugar & Rs 23 Lakh Cash Seized In Balasore; Brother-in-law Of Drugs Mafia Arrested

Balasore: The Sahadevkhunta Police on Sunday seized about 100 grams of brown sugar worth Rs 10 lakh following a raid at Arad Bazar area. Police have also arrested one Munna Khan, who happens to be the brother-in-law of notorious drugs mafia Sheikh Raja. Another drugs peddler managed to escape the cops during the raid. However, […]

Block Office
Odisha: BDO Sits On Dharna After Local Politician Manhandles Staff

Bolangir: The Block Development Officer (BDO) along with other staff members of the Deogaon block under Bolangir district sat on dharna on Thursday demanding police protection and immediate arrest of a contractor who allegedly manhandled the BDO on Wednesday. The dharna has led to the works of the block office come to a grinding halt […]

Patnagarh Sextuple ‘Murder’: Police Arrest 7 Accused, 2 At Large
Patnagarh Sextuple ‘Murder’: 7 Held, 2 At Large; Personal Enmity Reason Behind Crime

Bolangir: In a major breakthrough the Bolangir police on Wednesday arrested seven persons in connection with the gruesome massacre of six members of a family which came to light on November 11. Superintendent of Police (SP), Bolangir, Sandeep Sampad said nine persons were involved in the spine-chilling murders that had sent shockwaves across the State. […]

Three Killed, Eight Injured In Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Bolangir: At least three persons were killed and eight others sustained injuries in two separate road accidents in Odisha on Sunday. Three persons were killed following a head-on collision between a truck and an auto-rickshaw near Sarsara Chhak on Bargarh-Barpalli road. The identity of the three deceased could not be ascertained till the latest reports […]

Patnagarh Sextuple ‘Murder’: Two More Suspects Detained
Patnagarh Sextuple ‘Murder’: Two More Suspects Detained

Bolangir: The police on Saturday detained two more persons, reportedly residents from outside the district, in connection with the gruesome massacre of six members of a family which came to light on Wednesday. With this, the number of the detainees in the case so far has gone up to four. According to sources, the police […]