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Bargarh is a district on the Western border of Odisha connecting to Chhattisgarh. Prior to 1992; it was a subdivision of Sambalpur district. Bargarh is well known for the quality and Unique designed Cotton Sambalpuri handloom textile products that have wide demand in India and abroad. It is also famous for Dhanuyatra, the largest open air theater in the world. Debrigarh wild life Sanctuary which has miscellaneous forest fringing the Hirakud reservoir and is an abode of Tiger, Leopard, Gaur, Sambar, Spotted deer and Chowsingha is in Bargarh district.

Odisha people won’t tolerate torture anymore, will vote for double-engine govt: JP Nadda 
Odisha people won’t tolerate torture anymore, will vote for double-engine govt: JP Nadda 

BJP National President JP Nadda, during a public meeting at Padampur in Bargarh, took a swipe at the BJD government for not implementing the Ayushman Bharat Yojana.

Odisha Elections 2024
Odisha govt has been outsourced; a 'Super CM' now running the state: PM Modi in Bargarh

During his election campaign in Odisha, PM Narendra Modi criticized the BJD for poor governance and development failures over 25 years. He highlighted an outsourced government controlled by a 'Super CM' and stressed the need for BJP's victory to restore state governance.

No vote, no govt facilities: BJD candidate's video goes viral, BJP reacts
No vote, no govt facilities: BJD candidate's video goes viral, BJP reacts

BJD's Attabira MLA Snehangini Chhuria, in a viral video, allegedly linked voting with government benefits, stating non-voters won't get the facilities the government is providing.

Drone crashes on residential premises of Odisha MP 
Drone crashes on residential premises of Odisha MP 

Amid the ongoing campaigning for the 2024 elections, MP Suresh Pujari expressed apprehensions about the drone and the purpose of its use in the area. Pujari is currently contesting elections from the Brajrajnagar Assembly seat.

Michaung impact: Odisha farmers lock up tehsil office for compensation
Michaung impact: Odisha farmers lock up tehsil office for compensation

Scores of farmers of Padampur united under the Krushak Sangathan claimed that their crops were damaged by the Michaung cyclone in December 2023.

BJD's imported Lok Sabha candidate will bite the dust: Former Bargarh MP
BJD's imported Lok Sabha candidate will bite the dust: Former Bargarh MP

The former MP asserted that the BJP will fare well while the BJD’s results will be disappointing in the upcoming elections in the district. "If you plant an imported leader in the LS seat and that too when the party has got negative feedback about its poll prospects, will people accept it?" he asked.

Everyone stunned as orphaned minors depose before Odisha Court for dead father's loan 
Everyone stunned as orphaned minors depose before Odisha Court for dead father's loan 

After receiving a notice from the State Bank of India’s Bargarh branch, the minor children's grandfather came to know that his son-in-law had taken a loan of Rs 7 lakh from the bank.

Pangs of Poverty: Elderly man hands over granddaughter's charge to Odisha govt
Pangs of Poverty: Elderly man hands over granddaughter's charge to Odisha govt

Acute poverty compelled an elderly man to hand his granddaughter over to the district administration. The incident was reported from Sakhadunguri village under Jharbandh Police limits in Bargarh district of Odisha. 

Odisha Elections 2024: Plight of farmers to dominate poll narrative in Bhatli 
Odisha Elections 2024: Plight of farmers to dominate poll narrative in Bhatli 

As the political parties have already started preparations for the upcoming big political battles, aspiring candidates in constituencies across Odisha aren’t lagging behind as well. 

Maoist Encounter
Maoists make their presence felt in Bargarh, exchange fire with security forces

As per reports, the security forces were undertaking a combing operation in the Paikmal jungle when the Maoists fired shots at them ensuing a gun battle between them.

Bargarh DHH
Dead woman's family spends night outside mortuary awaiting autopsy, alleges delay by police

As per reports, Premashila Rana had allegedly ended her life by consuming poison at her home in Khalabahal village under Gaisilet block on Wednesday. Her family members brought her body to the Bargarh DHH for post-mortem at 10 am on the same day.

BJP takes swipe at Odisha CM for inaugurating 'unfinished projects'
BJP takes swipe at Odisha CM for inaugurating 'unfinished projects'

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday took a dig at Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for inaugurating the Gangadhar Meher Lift irrigation in Bijepur and Cancer Hospital in Bargarh, saying the symbolic projects will hardly make any difference in people’s lives. 

Gangadhar Meher Lift Irrigation project, cancer hospital inaugurated in Bargarh
Gangadhar Meher Lift Irrigation project, cancer hospital inaugurated in Bargarh

Though the Gangadhar Meher Lift Irrigation project was aimed at supplying water to 25,600 hectares, the project will now supply water to 10,000 hectares only.

Hundreds taken ill after consuming ‘stale dal’ during 'Ama Odisha Nabin Odisha' programme  
Hundreds taken ill after consuming ‘stale dal’ during 'Ama Odisha Nabin Odisha' programme  

Local residents claimed that just hours after taking food at the programme, many villagers were taken ill. ‘Stale dal’ was served to them at the programme, they alleged. 

Woman Asks Cultural Group To Stop Lying About PM Modi
Woman asks cultural group propagating Naveen Patnaik to sing in praise of PM Modi, video goes viral

Sources said the woman named Sakhi Bariha stopped a cultural group midway while singing songs praising the Odisha government and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The group sang about the free rice and houses distributed by the Odisha government.

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