Tag: Banki

Death of a child in hospital sparks tension

Banki: Tension prevailed on the premises of the Banki hospital today following the death of a child allegedly due to medical negligence. Family members of the deceased, identified as Om Shankar Barik, stated doctors on duty did not attend the boy even after his condition deteriorated. Mother of the child stated, “Though we tried to […]

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Six of a family critical in cylinder blast

Cuttack: At least six persons of a family, including a minor sustained serious burn injuries after a cooking gas cylinder exploded in a house near Brahmapura Tarini Chhak in Tangi of Cuttack district on Saturday. According to reports, the incident took place when they were reportedly connecting the gas cylinder and suddenly the cylinder burst. […]

Banki BJD MLA Pravat Tripathy’s suspension revoked

Bhubaneswar: BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today revoked suspension on Banki legislator Pravat Tripathy. After Tripathy was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in October 2014 for his alleged links with chit fund firm Artha Tatwa Group chief Pradeep Sethi, CM Patnaik had suspended the MLA from the party. Tripathy spent […]

Man slits throat of younger brother in Cuttack

Cuttack: A man slit his younger brother’s throat with a blade at Gokhasahi in Patapur under Banki police limits of Cuttack district today. The deceased was identified as Prabhat Mallick who was killed by his elder brother Arun Mallick over a family feud. Prabhat was first admitted to the sub-divisional hospital in Banki but later […]

Six injured in political violence at Banki

Cuttack: As many as six persons were severely injured in a group clash over political affairs at Karadapalli village under Baideswar police limits of Cuttack on Saturday. The tension was fallout of old enmity over political matters, sources said. All the injured including Kaliboi sarpanch, Subash Swain have been shifted to Cuttack medical. Sources said […]

Youth tied up, thrashed for passing lewd comments

Banki: Indecent manner of approaching girls backfired on a youth after he was beaten black and blue allegedly over passing lewd comments on a group of college girls here in Banki village. The incident occurred on Wednesday near Tulasipur Bazar under Banki police limits when the accused, a resident of nearby Jamundi village, passed lewd […]

Bajrang Dal, Go Rakshak activists beaten up in cattle market

Cuttack: Tension prevailed in Dhalapadhara village under Banki in Cuttack district after some locals allegedly thrashed Bajrang Dal and Go Rakshak activists in a cattle market. As per reports, some workers of Bajrang Dal and Go Rakshak were taking photographs in the cattle market as part of their protest against alleged illegal sale of cattle. […]

Website of Banki Autonomous College hacked

Banki: The website of Banki Autonomous College in Banki in Cuttack district was found hacked this morning. As informed by the college authorities, after they opened the website, the homepage of the website was found missing and in its place there was a picture of a boy with a heading ‘Website stamped by Xposer and […]

12-hr bandh affects life in Banki

Cuttack: The 12-hour Banki bandh called by locals protesting against the students’ clash that took place at the Banki Autonomous College on August 22 affected normal life in the town today. Shops and other business establishments remained closed while vehicles stayed off the roads in the locality. At some places, people staged road blockade by […]

10 injured as bus falls off road

Banki: As many as 10 persons sustained critical injuries when a bus in which they were travelling lost control and fell off the road after hitting a two-wheeler near Pusingi square on Cuttack-Banki road on Saturday morning. According to sources, the incident took place when the bus with more than 40 passengers in it was […]

Man dies in accident, locals stage road blockade

Cuttack: A day after a person died in a road accident at Sunadei Mundia area in Banki, agitating locals on Saturday staged a road blockade at Baideswara main road demanding Rs 4 lakh compensation to family members of the deceased and widening of the road. On Friday, a person died in a bi-cycle-bike collision at […]

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Fisherman drowns in Mahanadi at Banki

A fisherman drowned after his boat capsized at Kalikaprasad ghat of Mahanadi river at Banki in Odisha’s Cuttack district on Sunday morning