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Bhadrak is a city of Odisha state in eastern India. It came into existence on 1 April 1993. According to legend, the city derives its name from the Goddess Bhadrakali whose temple is on the banks of the Salandi River. Dhamra, one of the deep draft ports of India which can accommodate super cape-size vessels is situated in Bhadrak. Bhadrak is also famous for Palua Ladu, special kind of sweet.

Deposit Rs 10L To Get Rs 20L! 2 Arrested In Odisha For 'Double Refund' Fraud

Bhadrak: The Basudevpur police here has arrested two members of a gang on charges of their alleged involvement in a money-doubling fraud. The arrestees have been identified as Priyaranjan Nayak of Mahanga area in Cuttack and Bijaya Das from Derabish in Kendrapara district. As per reports, the duo used to target innocent victims asking them […]

Odisha Woman Rescued In Critical Condition From Locked Room

Bhadrak: A woman was rescued by Bhandaripokhari Police in critical condition after nearly 15 hours from her locked room near Patapola in Bhadrak district on Wednesday. As per reports, the husband of the woman, who works as a driver was away since Tuesday afternoon. Sources informed that the woman was locked up in the room […]

Odisha: Six Including 4 Policemen Injured During Violent Protest By Women

Bhadrak: Six persons including four police personnel were injured after they allegedly came under attack from the members of a women’s group who turned violent during a protest at the block office in Bonth under Bhadrak district on Wednesday. As per reports, the women were protesting against the dismissal of the Secretary and President of […]

Is Bhadrak Turning Hub Of Fake Tobacco Products In Odisha?

Bhadrak: A huge cache of spurious tobacco products was seized by Bhadrak police following a raid at Mathasahi area on Sunday. The crackdown comes a day after a police team and some journalists were attacked by locals during a raid on a fake tobacco manufacturing unit at Holasahi under Puruna Bazar police limits in the […]

Odisha Cop’s Durga Puja Wishes Advertisement With MLA’s Pic Sparks Row

Bhadrak: A police officer in Bhadrak district has courted controversy for extending Durga puja wishes through a newspaper advertisement. As per reports, the newspaper advertisement carries the photograph of Mina Bindhani, the inspector-in-charge of Banta Police Station. However, controversy has erupted over the advertisement which also carries the photograph of Bhandaripokhari MLA and symbol of […]

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Police, Journalists Assaulted During Raid On Fake Tobacco Unit In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: A police team along with some journalists were attacked by locals during a raid on a spurious tobacco manufacturing unit at Holasahi under Puruna Bazar police limits in the district on Saturday. Acting on a tip-off about the fake tobacco unit, a police team raided the place and seized chemicals, equipment, and packaging material […]

Odisha Family Spends Night Outside Police Station After ‘Death Threats’

Bhadrak: A family in Odisha’s Bhadrak district had to spend night outside a police station in fear for their lives after cops allegedly failed to initiate action on their complaint regarding death threats. As per reports, Surendra Jena’s family staying at Rampur village under Bhandaripokhari Police Station entered into a verbal duel with other villagers […]

Muslims Urge Odisha CM Naveen Not To Implement CAB

Bhubaneswar: Members of Chauda Mahala Muslim Jamat from Bhadrak today met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik citing their concerns over the safety of their community after the enactment of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), 2019. The members urged the CM not to implement the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the State. “Amid growing concerns […]

12-Hour Bandh Over Poor Healthcare Cripples Normal Life In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: Normal life was thrown out of gear in Dhusuri area of Bhadrak district on Friday following to a dawn-to-dusk bandh observed by a local outfit over poor healthcare facilities in the area. The bandh call was given by Anchalika Vikash Parishad over several demands to improve the healthcare service at the primary health centre […]

Odisha Family Alleges Medical Negligence Behind Patient's Death

Bhadrak: Tension erupted at a private nursing home in the district on Thursday after family members of a deceased woman created ruckus inside the hospital premises alleging negligence behind her death. As per reports, Swarnalata, a resident of Kolatha village of Jajpur district was admitted to the nursing home on Wednesday for a minor operation. […]

Mystery Shrouds Death Of Minor Girl In Odisha

Bhadrak: A minor girl who was found in a critical condition under Kochila River bridge near Arjunpur under Dhusuri Police limits died while undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack today. The reason behind the injuries sustained by the girl and circumstances which led her to the place meanwhile is still shrouded […]

Lady IIC Transferred For Misbehaviour & Police Excess In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: A lady Inspector In-Charge(IIC) was transferred on charges of showing misbehavior and executing lathi charge on a mob in Puruna Bazaar area of Bhadrak last night. As per reports, Puruna Bazaar police station IIC Pragyan Mohanty has been transferred to district police headquarters while Nayakanadihi IIC, Ratikanta Giri, has been posted as the new […]

Two Odisha Youths Injured In Bombing Over Past Enmity

Bhadrak: Two youths were injured after bombs were allegedly hurled at them at Chandbali in Bhadrak district. As per information, some unidentified miscreants allegedly hurled no less than three bombs at Sudarshan Sethi and Vidyadhar Samal last night while the duo was standing on the roadside at Balukiri square near Jogi Pond. Laxmidhar Samal, father […]

Age No Bar For This Music Enthusiast From Odisha

Bhadrak: For many while passion in life fades away as they grow older, for Sarojini Mallik, age is just a number when it comes to the art of singing. It is a way of life for her and not just a part. Sarojini, who hails from Haripur village in Chandbali block of Bhadrak district is […]

Odisha Man Arrested For Killing Infant Son, Burying Body

Bhadrak: A tribal man was arrested today on the charges of killing his infant son and later burying his body. The accused Tubu Munda allegedly killed his one-and-a-half-month-old son in an inebriated condition following a tiff with his wife on August 30. However, the matter came to light after Munda’s wife Nandini lodged a police […]

Naveen's women-centric model takes a hit as Odisha in bottom-10 in Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao

Bhubaneswar: Even as Odisha’s sex ratio at birth (SRB) posted a rise in 2018-19, the SRB has been less than that of 2015-16. For which, neither Odisha nor any of its districts had been selected in the country’s top-5 states and top -20 districts under Modi government’s flagship scheme of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP). […]

OTV Impact: Bhadrak admin begins probe to check ration lapses

Bhadrak: A day after OTV reported about an eligible beneficiary, who got ration pending for over nine months after her plight was highlighted on social media, Bhadrak district administration has set up a special team to check any such lapses in ration distribution in four villages of the concerned panchayat. As per reports, the team […]

Girl Set On Fire By Jilted Lover In Odisha

Bhadrak: A girl was set ablaze by a youth after she allegedly turned down his marriage proposal in Basudebpur area of Bhadrak district last evening. As per reports, the 19-year-old girl was on her way to home when the accused, Siddharth obstructed her and offered a love proposal. When the girl refused, Siddharth poured petrol […]