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News from Berhampur

Vehicle blocked, MP Aparajita Sarangi walks to Tara Tarini temple
Vehicle blocked, MP Aparajita Sarangi walks to Tara Tarini temple

As per reports, Sarangi, along with his supporters and BJP workers, took the walking route from the foot of the hill...

BJP protests poor healthcare facility at MKCG Hospital in Berhampur
BJP protests poor healthcare facility at MKCG Hospital in Berhampur

BJP activists alleged that though the doctors have been transferred very often, no new doctors got posted in their place. As a result, healthcare services are in disarray at the hospital. 

Khallikote University
Teaching staff crunch ails Khallikote University, students suffer

According to sources, there are 88 lecturers’ posts available in the varsity but only 22 regular lecturers are imparting teaching to students.

Minor boy missing from Gopalpur beach for 7 days, police assure help
Week on, minor boy goes missing while rescuing friends from drowning in Gopalpur beach, police assure help

A week after a 14-year-old boy allegedly went missing while bathing at Gopalpur beach in Ganjam, police have assured to help the distressed family trace the minor.

MKCG Medical College & Hospital
Ragging allegation by 2nd yr MBBS student rocks MKCG Medical College

Palpable tension prevailed at MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur after a second year MBBS student accused a senior resident of ragging him inside the campus.

Sister duo stages dharna outside in-laws' house in Berhampur
Sister duo stages dharna outside in-laws' house in Berhampur

Earlier, Tapaswini Dash had made headlines after she staged dharna in front of her doctor husband Sumit Sahu's residence over marital discord.

Tehsil Office Ganjam
Sand mafia attacks Tehsildar, Revenue Inspectors in Ganjam

Throwing an open challenge to the Police, sand mafia on Sunday attacked an Additional Tehsildar and three Revenue Inspectors (RIs) at the Rushikulya riverbed near Malijagannathpur village under Ganjam police limits.

Allu Arjun In Pushpa: The Rise
Viral 'Pushpa' dance in classroom: Ganjam school headmistress suspended

Days after the students of a government-run school in Ganjam district were seen dancing to the tunes of Pushpa song in the smart classroom, the headmistress of the school was placed under suspension by the District Education Officer (DEO)

Srivalli from Pushpa
#Watch: Pushpa craze hits smart school in Odisha, students dance to Shrivalli

A video containing visuals of students in a smart school purportedly said to be in Seragad in Ganjam district, went viral on social media platforms.

DEO Attacked
Teacher couple attack DEO over non–payment of salary

As per initial reports, a teacher and her husband allegedly thrashed the DEO while she was going to have her lunch.

Road Blockade At Hansapur Square
Odisha village turns battleground after bizman's murder, fiancée's suicide; police attacked

Hansapur under Chhatrapur police limits in Ganjam district virtually turned into a battleground on Monday after protests by local residents over the murder of a businessman and subsequent suicide of his fiancée turned violent.

Chatrapur trader murder: Fiancee commits suicide during protest
Chhatrapur trader murder: Fiancee commits suicide during protest

According to sources, the woman who was supposed to marry cement trader Krushna Chandra Parida attempted to end her life by consuming poison during a protest near Hansapur chhak demanding arrest of the prime accused.

IPL Betting Racket Busted
IPL betting racket busted in Ganjam, 6 arrested

The Pattapur police in Ganjam district arrested six persons on Thursday for their alleged involvement in illegal betting on the outcome of the T20 cricket matches in the Indian Premiere League (IPL).

72 Year Old Bodybuilder Dandapani Sahu
At Dusk Of Life, 72-Year-Old Odisha Bodybuilder Eyes National Medal

The 72-year-old bodybuilder from Berhampur, Dandapani Sahu has made it clear that he will 'not take no for an answer until he achieves his goal of winning a medal at National level bodybuilding under ‘Master’ category, in for a penny, in for a pound'.

 Post Municipal Poll Violence In Berhampur; Bikes Of Defeated BJP & Independent Candidates Ransacked
Post Municipal Poll Violence In Berhampur; Bikes Of Defeated BJP & Independent Candidates Ransacked

The miscreants reportedly pelted stones at the house of former corporator and independent candidate from ward no.12 Biren Patnaik and his wife Sasmita who was contesting for the corporator post from ward no 14. The couple had reportedly lost from their respective wards yesterday.

IIC Deb Kumar Gamanga
Odisha Police IIC Sustains Gun-Shot Wound, Dies

The Inspector-In-Charge of the Gangapur Police station died after allegedly sustaining gun-shot wound on Friday.

Berhampur Mayor Election: Can Candidates Knit Path Of Development For Weavers
Berhampur Mayor Election: Can Candidates Knit Path Of Development For Weavers

In the Silk City Berhampur, which is set for an extremely tight battle, campaigning is at fever pitch with candidates coming up with their manifesto, while the development cries of weaver community in the city have taken centre stage as one of the major poll issue.

Morning Session In Odisha Subordinate Courts From April 4
Morning Session In Odisha Subordinate Courts From April 4

The morning sitting of the subordinate courts at all places in the State shall commence from April 4, 2022 from 7 am to 1 pm with a break of half an hour from 10 am to 10.30 am.

Know Your Mayor Candidates For Berhampur Municipal Corporation 
Know Your Mayor Candidates For Berhampur Municipal Corporation 

While the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has fielded Sanghamitra Dalai for the Mayor post, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s pick is Dr Sabita Suar and the grand old party Congress’s choice is Manju Rath.

BJP Leaders At Berhampur Sub-Collector's Office
Nomination Withdrawal Politics Ahead Of Odisha Urban Polls

Bizarre scenes were noticed at the Ganjam Sub-Collector’s office in Berhampur on Monday as senior leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were seen guarding the office gate to ensure that none of their Corporator candidates withdrew nomination for the upcoming Urban Local Body polls.

Odisha Urban Elections - BJP Candidates Threatened To Withdraw Candidature In Berhampur
Odisha Urban Elections - BJP Candidates Threatened To Withdraw Candidature In Berhampur

Moreover, the saffron party has filed a complaint about such incidents to the Sub-Collector and Superintendent of Police (SP) of Berhampur and demanded the authorities to provide protection to the party candidates. 

Vigilance Raid At Govt Engineer's House
Odisha Vigilance Unearths Over Rs 7 Cr Assets From Govt Engineer’s House

The Vigilance sleuths unearthed disproportionate assets worth over Rs 7 crore from several places linked to an Executive Engineer with the Rural Works (Electrical) Division in Berhampur city on Wednesday.

Executive Engineer In Berhampur Under Odisha Vigilance Scanner
Odisha Vigilance Forces Into Executive Engineer's House To Conduct Raid Over DA Case

Sethy and his son had locked themselves inside their houses at Berhampur and Bhubaneswar respectively to evade action and obstruct the Vigilance team from conducting searches. The duo also reportedly showed non-cooperation even after being told about the search warrants.

Odisha ULB Polls: BJP’s BeMC Mayor Aspirant Dr Sabita Suar Sets Eyes To Breach BJD Bastion  
Odisha ULB Polls: BJP’s BeMC Mayor Aspirant Dr Sabita Suar Sets Eyes To Breach BJD Bastion  

Sabita said people of Berhampur city are fed up with the Biju Janata Dal rule for its complete failure in addressing basic problems. 

Wounded Body Of Senior Citizen Woman Found At Home In Odisha’s Berhampur, Murder Motive Unclear
Wounded Body Of Senior Citizen Woman Found At Home In Odisha’s Berhampur, Murder Motive Unclear

It is suspected that the victim was murdered with a sharp (cutting) weapon as there were multiple injury marks on her body.

Woman Rescued By Berhampur Police
Berhampur Woman Sends Twitter SOS From Captivity, Rescued By Police

Following her tweet, Police swung into action and traced the house where she was confined and rescued her. Sanjukta was later moved to a Sakhi centre. 

Odisha Higher Education Dept Seeks Applications For Berhampur University VC Position
Odisha Higher Education Dept Seeks Applications For Berhampur University VC Position

The applicant should be a distinguished academician of proven academic and administrative excellence and a well-rounded personality with a minimum of 10 years of experience as a professor in a university system or 10 years of experience in an equivalent position in a reputed research and/or academic organisation. 

Orissa High Court
Marital Discord: Orissa HC Upholds Lower Court Order, Directs Sumit To Pay Maintenance To Tapaswini

n what can be termed as a jolt to Dr Sumit Sahu from Brahmanagar in Berhampur, the Orissa High Court on Wednesday upheld a lower court's decision ordering him to pay maintenance of Rs 17000 to his estranged wife Tapaswini by the 10th of every month.

Odisha Urban Polls: 5K Wards To Get 11,000 EVMs For Smooth Conduct Of Elections
Odisha Urban Polls: 5K Wards To Get 11,000 EVMs For Smooth Conduct Of Elections

As 107 municipalities and notified area councils (NACs), besides Cuttack, Bhubaneswar and Berhampur municipal corporations are likely to go for polls by the end of April or beginning of May, the State government is working overtime complete the necessary exercises, like Ward delimitations. 

Health Director Bijay Mohapatra
Dry Run Of Omicron Detection Kits Begins In 4 Odisha Cities

Other than Omicron variant, the kit can also detect variants like Alpha, Beta, Gama and Delta of SARS-CoV2, claim the manufacturers.

Ganjam’s Chalk Carving Artist Sculpts His Way To Record Books; Know Details
Ganjam’s Chalk Carving Artist Sculpts His Way To Record Books; Know Details

But a few take up ‘chalk carving’ as a hobby, because besides creativity, it also requires a pair of skilled hands.

Berhampur Municipal Corporation
Speculations Rife Over Women Candidature For Mayor’s Office, Male Counterparts ‘Disheartened’

With the publishing of the gazette notification by the Odisha government to reserve the Mayoral seats in Berhampur and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporations for women candidates, speculations are rife over the probable women contenders in three major political parties, BJD, BJP and Congress.

Mismanagement In Matric Summative Exam
Odisha BSE Summative Exam: Students Upset Over ‘Mismanagement’ At Berhampur Centre

Tension erupted at the City High School in Odisha’s Berhampur after the students alleged loss of time during the Matric Summative exams because of the invigilators' mismanagement on Friday.

Marital Dispute: Tapaswini’s Father-In-Law Leaves House, Releases New Video
Marital Dispute: Tapaswini’s Father-In-Law Leaves House, Releases New Video

Sahu also alleged that even as there was a lack of clarification in the order given by the District Court in Behrampur, the officials of the district administration and police allowed Tapaswini’s stay in the house.

Berhampur Marital Discord: Can Courts Reunite Sumit, Tapaswini?
Can Courts Reunite Sumit, Tapaswini?

There are clear indications that the series of court orders, along with the public humiliation by Tapaswini’s 44-day long dharna in front of Sumit's house, has hardened his attitude and made him even more determined not to give Tapaswini what is her due as a legally wedded life. She may stay in Sumit’s house as long as she wants, but is unlikely to win back the affection of her husband she appears to have lost for good.

Tapaswini-Sumit Marital Discord: Sumit To Challenge District Court Order In HC
Tapaswini-Sumit Marital Discord: Sumit To Challenge District Court Order In HC

Not contended with the court's order that went in favour of Tapaswini, Sumit has decided to move the Orissa HC with a plea challenging the order of the District Court, informed Sumit's lawyer.

Tapaswini-Sumit Marital Discord
Tapaswini To Stay At In-Law’s House, Receive Interim Maintenance: Court

Tapaswini Dash finally got some relief from the District Court in Berhampur which, after hearing the pleas of all parties, on Tuesday directed her to live at her in-law’s house at Brahmanagar in the Silk City with her husband Sumit Sahu.

A Shot In The Arm: Parents Join Agitating TPSODL Contractual Employees In Berhampur
A Shot In The Arm: Parents Join Agitating TPSODL Contractual Employees In Berhampur

The ‘sit-in’ staged by contractual employees of Tata Power Southern Odisha Distribution Limited (TPSODL) in Berhampur entered 162 days on Friday. 

NEET-PG Counselling Delay: MKCG Medicos Launch Cease Work Protest, Healthcare Services Hit 
NEET-PG Counselling Delay: MKCG Medicos Launch Cease Work Protest, Healthcare Services Hit 

The first and second year students of MBBS course at the institute withdrew from outdoor and indoor services and academic activities, alleging that they are facing many difficulties due to the delay in the PG counselling. 

Tapaswini-Sumit Marital Discord: All Eyes On Ganjam District Court’s Ruling Today
Tapaswini-Sumit Marital Discord: All Eyes On Ganjam District Court’s Ruling Today

The public saga of Tapaswini Dash trying hard to save her marriage with Dr Sumit Kumar Sahu has been in the headlines across Odisha for over the last one month.

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