Tag: Brahmagiri

Puri Village Sees Series Bombings For 2nd Time In Two Months
Puri Village Sees Series Bombings For 2nd Time In Two Months

Over 20 crude bombs were reportedly pelted during the act of violence which is said to be fallout of a clash between two warring groups in the village. 

  • Saturday, 19 March 2022
Self Help Groups level serious allegation against State govt over 'Mission Shakti'

Puri: Some members of the Self Help Groups (SHGs) in Brahmagiri block in Puri have accused the State government of operating ‘Mission Shakti’ programme on the basis of allegiance to the ruling party. The women members have claimed that as per the direction of the Brahmagiri MLA Sanjay Das Burma the Mission Shakti programme is […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Country-made liquor, molasses seized in Puri

Puri: A special team of Puri district excise officials conducted raids at Bhoi Sahi in Gendapada village under Brahmagiri block of the district and seized country-made liquor and molasses yesterday night. Seven persons were also arrested in this connection. As per police reports, 135 litres of country-made liquor, 1500 litres of molasses and four motorcycles […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Brahmagiri residents irked with delay in bridge construction

Puri: The delay in completion of the bridge construction work at Bramhagiri has irked residents of the area. “It has been five years since the construction work began and all one can see is two incomplete pillars,” rued Jasobant Meher, a villager. The project is aimed at connecting Balikera and Tinikuda and make commutation easier […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Bombs hurled during group clash in Brahmagiri; 30 injured

Brahmagiri: At least 30 persons were injured, including six critically after bombs were hurled during a group clash between Baghamunda and Sipakuda villages under Krushnaprasad block of Puri district today. As per reports, besides bombs, bullets were also fired during the group fight over construction of a jetty on a patch of government land in […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Phailin-hit people stage road blockade in Puri

Puri: Hundreds of Phailin-hit people staging road blockade in Brahmagiri block of Puri district demanding allotment of houses under the Orissa Disaster Recovery Project (ODRP), were detained by police today. The agitators alleged that despite the World Bank granting Rs 920 crore for construction of houses under the ODRP scheme for 30,000 families affected by […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Lured with new designs, women give away gold to cheaters!

Puri: As many as 10 women of Mota village in Brahmagiri of Puri district were taken for a ride by three unidentified women who looted jewellery worth lakhs of rupees from them. The women sold fake gold to the women in the pretext of giving them original yellow metal in new and trendy designs. The […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
2 detained for carrying injured woman to hospital

Puri: Two persons have been detained by Kumbharapada police after admitting a critically injured woman to Puri hospital here today. According to reports, both of them in a four wheeler were intercepted by two youths who were carrying the woman in a bleeding state on their bike. The youths requested help to shift the woman […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Bike theft racket busted, 20 bikes seized from Brahmagiri

Puri: Busting a bike theft racket, the Kumbharpada police of Puri district arrested four persons and seized 20 motorcycles from their possessions here today. Of the four, two were arrested for purchasing the stolen bikes. Police said two members of the gang hailing from Brahmagiri area had been involved in various crimes and sent to […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Late Congress leader Lulu Mohapatra's kin to join BJP

Bhubaneswar: Putting all speculations to rest, family members of late Congress leader Lalatendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra (Lulu), including his daughter Upasana and brother Lalitendu along with their supporters are all set to join BJP next week. In a major setback to Congress, the family amidst hundreds of Congress workers of Brahmagiri and activists of ‘Lulu Sena’ […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Woman thrashes man for obscene gesture

Puri: A youth was beaten black and blue by a woman in full public view allegedly for making obscene gesture at her in Brahmagiri of the district. The incident came to the fore when a video footage of the incident went viral on social media. According to sources, the youth, a local, allegedly made obscene […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Youth tied to motorcycle, dragged to police station for harassing woman

Brahmagiri: Taking the law into their own hands, locals today chained a youth to a motorcycle and dragged him to police station for misbehaving with a woman at Brahmagiri in Odisha’s Puri district. The matter came to light after the video of the shocking incident went viral. According to reports, the youth, Ramesh Bhoi was […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Man found murdered over past rivalry

Puri: A man was found murdered by unidentified miscreants at Koilada square on Puri-Brahmagiri road in the district on Monday night. The deceased, identified as Biswa Ranjan Mohanty alias Kalia of Khadipada village, has severe injury marks on hands and neck. Police suspected the miscreants threw the body on road after hacking him to death. Family members […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
SC rejects Brahmagiri MLA’s plea for annulment of poll irregularities case

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Supreme Court today rejected a Special Leave Petition (SLP) filed by Brahmagiri legislator Sanjay Das Burma seeking annulment of a poll irregularities case against him. Following the rejection of the SLP, hearings on the poll irregularities case will continue at the Orissa High Court as usual. Congress leader late Lulu Mohapatra, who […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Devotees flock Alarnath shrine as Puri deities fall sick

Puri: With the sibling deities of Puri Sri Jagannath temple getting into the ‘anasara ghara’ falling sick, the devotees wishing to have a darshan of the Trinity are heading to Alarnath temple in Brahmagiri. As per beliefs, Lord Jagannath manifests in the form of Lord Alarnath for 15 days following Deba Snana Purnima.   Elaborate […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021