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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.

Bargarh bride's mom killed in dispute over dance during wedding procession
Bargarh bride's mom killed in dispute over dance during wedding procession

The shocking incident took place at Salepali village under Melchamunda police limits in the district last night. The deceased has been identified as Kishori Rajhans.

Heat singes western Odisha
Heat singes western Odisha

There will be no large change in maximum temperature during the next 24 hours.

LED street lights bane for farmers in Bargarh
LED street lights bane for farmers in Bargarh

As per sources, apart from affecting the germination of seeds, LED street lights also hurt the growth of the crops. There is growing demand to find an alternative and replace the LED street lights.

Heatwave in Odisha: IMD puts 9 districts on alert, govt issues special advisory
Heatwave in Odisha: IMD puts 9 districts on alert, govt issues special advisory

Issuing ‘Yellow Warning’ to the above mentioned districts, the IMD bulletin also states that maximum temperature is likely to be above normal by 3 to 5 degree Celsius at many places over districts of interior Odisha and likely to be above normal by 2 to 3 degree Celsius at a few places of coastal Odisha during next four to five days.  

Khus Khus Curtain Makers In Bargarh
Khus Khus Curtains To Keep Heat At Bay

As the heat wave continues to sweep across Odisha with the mercury soaring above 40 degrees in some places, the khus khus farmers and curtain makers make a hay from their business.

Former Odisha Minister Ripunath Seth Passes Away
Former Odisha Minister Ripunath Seth Passes Away

Seth, a senior Congress leader from Bargarh, started his political career as Barpali NAC chairman in 1992. Later in 1995, he was elected to the State Legislative Assembly from Bijepur Assembly constituency.

Bargarh
Drainage System, Drinking Water Issues Dominate Poll Campaign In Bargarh

With the election date is inching closer, Kalpana Majhi of BJD, Anuradha Agrawal of BJP and Tapaswini Behera of Congress are leaving no stone unturned to woo the voters. 

Odisha Urban Polls: Can BJD Save CM Naveen's Face In Bijepur Amid Infighting
Odisha Urban Polls: Can BJD Save CM Naveen's Face In Bijepur Amid Infighting

Though BJD has fielded Pradyumna Tripathy as its chairperson candidate for Barpali NAC, it is believed that infighting within the party may prove costly for the ruling party in the local poll

Panchayat Poll Violence
Panchayat Poll Violence: Gaisilet IIC In Bargarh Accused Of Thrashing Voter For ‘No Fault’

Meanwhile, senior BJP leader Pradeep Purohit met the injured youth at the hospital and demanded the arrest of Bhagat immediately. 

Polling Booth In Paikmal
Peaceful First Phase Polling In Bargarh District Despite Maoist Boycott Threats

The first phase of polling for Panchayat elections in Maoist infested Paikmal and Jharabandh Blocks of Bargarh district concluded without any event on Wednesday despite threats issued by the Maoist ultras to boycott the elections.

Odisha Panchayat Polls: Ailing Sarpanch Candidate In Bargarh Dies; Voting Postponed 
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Ailing Sarpanch Candidate In Bargarh Dies; Voting Postponed 

Saroj Seth breathed his last while undergoing treatment at the SCB Medical College and Hospital (SCBMCH).

Model Turned Politician
Glamour In Panchayat Politics: Pro Model Set To Fight For Sarpanch Post In Odisha

A model and former Miss Photogenic, Priyanka is looking to make a seamless transition from the world of glamour to grass roots politics and rural development.

Six Dead, Many Injured As Truck Crashes Into Bus In Odisha 
Six Dead, Many Injured As Truck Crashes Into Bus In Odisha 

The driver of the bus lost control on the steering wheel and it turned turtle after a coal-laden truck hit it from behind, sources informed adding that the injured were immediately rushed to Soro Community Health Centre.

Odisha Covid Update
Odisha's Daily Covid-19 Cases Breach 8000-Mark After Over 7 Months, Active Cases Surge To 35,242

With this, the Covid-19 positive tally in the State has surged to 10,91,547 while a total of 10,47,783 people have recovered from the virus infection. The active cases have gone up to 35,242.

IMD Issues Heavy Rainfall Alert For Several Odisha Districts
IMD Issues Heavy Rainfall Alert For Several Odisha Districts

The warning has been issued for the districts of Kalahandi, Boudh, Sonepur, Bargarh, Sambalpur, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda and Bolangir.

Pension Deprived Bargarh NAC Employees Stage Protest
Pension Deprived NAC Employees Stage Protest In Odisha

The protestors alleged that even after retiring from service years ago, they are yet to get pension benefits due to the lackadaisical attitude of the concerned officials.

Bargarh Kidnapping Case
Bargarh Cement Factory Official's 9-Year-Old Son Rescued After Kidnapping

A few hours after the incident, Muazzam was fortunately spotted by some local youths near Bargarh High School. They contacted his parents and informed the matter to the police.

Paddy Damage At Mandis
Unseasonal Rain Spoils Tons Of Paddy At Mandis In Bargarh, Farmers Blame District Administration

Farmers meanwhile have blamed the district administration for not taking pre-emptive action to prevent damage to the harvest stored out in the open due to inordinate delay in procurement of crops

Non-Bailable Warrant Issued Against IIC At Police Station In Bargarh
Non-Bailable Warrant Issued Against IIC At Police Station In Bargarh

The Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court, Puri has issued a non-bailable warrant against a woman Inspector-In-Charge (IIC) of a police station in Bargarh district.

Four Including Woman Critical In Acid Attack In Odisha’s Bargarh 
Four Including Woman Critical In Acid Attack In Odisha’s Bargarh 

In a shocking incident, four persons suffered critical burn injuries in acid attack at Nuapada village under Ward no-11, on the outskirts of Bargarh town on Saturday. 

OLA Standing Committee Finds PPCs Lack In Infrastructure
OLA Standing Committee Finds PPCs Lack In Infrastructure

The standing committee of Odisha Legislative Assembly expressed its concern over paddy procurement centres facing infrastructure shortcomings. 

Bargarh BJP MP Suresh Pujari's Presence At CM Naveen's Programme Sparks Debate
Bargarh BJP MP Suresh Pujari's Presence At CM Naveen's Programme Sparks Debate

Suresh Pujari had lashed out at Patnaik and the Odisha Government after several workers of the saffron party were arrested while staging protests over the sensational murder case of Kalahandi lady teacher Mamita Meher.

Elephant Tusk Seized In Odisha’s Bargarh, 1 Smuggler Held
Elephant Tusk Seized In Odisha’s Bargarh, 1 Smuggler Held

During the search, an elephant tusk weighing about 3.35 kg and some other incriminating materials have been recovered from his possession.

Egg Attack On Snehangini Churia
BJD Minister, MLA Face Eggs En-route CM Naveen’s Event At Bijepur

Odisha ST and SC Development Minister, Jagannath Saraka and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA from Attabira, Snehangini Churia received a shower of eggs on their carcade on Saturday

State BJYM President Irasis Acharya Detained
Police Detain Opposition Leaders Ahead Of CM’s Visit, Bargarh Turns Police Barrack

State Bharatiya Janata Party Yuva Morcha (BJYM) President Irasis Acharya and other Opposition leaders were put under preventive detention on Friday night by the Bhatli Police in Bargarh anticipating protest during Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s visit

Politics Over Mamita Murder
Politics Over Mamita Murder: Tight Security In Bargarh Ahead Of CM Naveen's Visit Tomorrow

Police sources said that elaborate security arrangements have been put in place for the scheduled visit of the Chief Minister. As many as 18 platoon of police force will be deployed and higher police officials have been given the responsibility to maintain law and order during the visit

Protest In Odisha's Bargarh As Hospital Wastewater Flows Into Pond, Farm
Protest In Odisha's Bargarh As Hospital Wastewater Flows Into Pond, Farm

Tukurla has a population of around 2,000 people and many depend on the pond water for bathing and cultivation.

Bargarh Town Police Station
Man Held For Impersonating RTO Officer In Odisha's Bargarh

“He had been defrauding the vehicle owners on the highway for over a month in the area”

Defunct Lift Irrigation Points, Govt Apathy Add To Farmers' Woes In Bargarh
Defunct Lift Irrigation Points, Govt Apathy Add To Farmers' Woes In Bargarh

The defunct irrigation points have failed to serve their purpose, leaving farmers to suffer from water scarcity issues.

BJP's Jala Satyagraha In Bargarh
Delay In Bridge Construction Over River Jira: BJP Holds 'Jala Satyagraha', Alleges Tender Fixing

It is alleged that even though the target to complete the construction of the Jira bridge was November 2, 2020, it is yet to be completed

Alleged Custodial Death In Bargarh
Bargarh 'Custodial Death': Safaiwalas Call Work Shutdown In Bolangir

Odisha Ghasi Bikash Mancha (OGBM), a State-level rights group has resorted to demonstration demanding justice to the family of Gobinda Kumbhar who died under mysterious circumstances during treatment while being under police custody on September 25.

Bargarh MP Suresh Pujari
Bargarh Youth Custodial Death: BJP Demands Handing Over Probe To Independent Agency

Suresh Pujari, BJP’s Lok Sabha MP from Bargarh, has demanded Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to handover the probe of Dalit youth Gobinda Kumbhar’s death in police custody to an independent agency for free and fair investigation.

Bargarh SP Recommends HRPC Probe Into Alleged Custodial Death
Bargarh SP Recommends HRPC Probe Into Alleged Custodial Death Of Youth

Alleging that police excess led to the death of Gobinda Kumbhar, a resident of Tora village, his brother Jiten Kumbhar has demanded stringent punishment for the culprits. "I demand harshest of punishment even up to hanging to those who have killed my brother," said Jiten.

Protest Over Youth’s ‘Custodial Death’ Turns Violent In Bargarh, Police Resort To Lathi Charge
Protest Over Youth’s ‘Custodial Death’ Turns Violent In Bargarh, Police Resort To Lathi Charge

Visuals from the site show police chasing and baton charging the mob as they desperately ran helter-skelter for safety. 

Bargarh BJD Leader Pranaya Sahoo In Trouble For Threatening Cops At Police Station
Bargarh BJD Leader Pranaya Sahoo In Trouble For Threatening Cops At Police Station

Bargarh SP Rahul Jain informed that an officer of DSP rank has been entrusted with the responsibility for carrying out the investigation into the incident. 

Odisha Witnessing Spike Of COVID Infection Among School Students
Odisha Witnessing Spike Of COVID Infection Among School Students

Infection among children below 18 years old has reduced on September 7 in comparison to the previous day’s figures. In the last 24 hrs, as many as 93 positive cases have been detected in the category of under 18 years. 

Attabira Bursts Into Jubilation After Local Boy Pramod Bhagat Bags Gold
Attabira Bursts Into Jubilation After Local Boy Pramod Bhagat Bags Gold

The small town of Attabira burst into joy after the son of the soil Pramod Bhagat won a Gold medal in The Tokyo Paralympics badminton on Saturday

Bijepur BDO In Vigilance Net: Over Rs 3.5 Lakh Unaccounted Cash Seized, Raids On
Bijepur BDO In Vigilance Net: Over Rs 3.5 Lakh Unaccounted Cash Seized, Raids On

During the search, the Vigilance officials recovered Rs 3,51,300 from his possession.

Weather Update: IMD Predicts Thunderstorm, Lightning In Several Odisha Districts
Weather Update: IMD Predicts Thunderstorm, Lightning In Several Odisha Districts

Thunderstorm with lightning is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Nuapada, Kalahandi, Bolangir, Bargarh, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj.

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