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Man Carries Daughter’s Dead Body
Dana Majhi Rerun! Man Carries Daughter’s Dead Body On Shoulders

Another Dana Majhi episode has unfolded, this time in one of the states bordering Odisha.

Reflections on 2016, the year gone by

By Surya Narayan Pradhan Bhubaneswar: The Year 2016 ended after ups and downs, twists and turns and happenings which made Odisha as one of the trending topics in national as well as global media. Be it Dana Majhi of Kalahandi carrying wife’s body on his shoulders from the Bhawanipatna hospital due to denial of a […]

  • Friday, 30 Jul 2021
  • 2016
Remember Dana Majhi! His new motorcycle is breaking the internet  

Bhubaneswar: Dana Majhi, carrying the corpse of his wife on shoulders for miles, shook the conscience of humanity and defamed the state all over the world, not long ago. But a recent picture of the ‘poor’ tribal Kalahandi man reportedly riding a new motorcycle has taken the Internet by storm! An unconfirmed photo showing Dana […]

Dharmendra Pradhan
Dharmendra Pradhan defends Modi’s remarks on poverty in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: After the ruling-BJD and Congress in Odisha, slammed PM Narendra Modi’s comments on poverty in Odisha, Union Petroleum minister defended the remarks citing Nagada malnourishment deaths, Dana Majhi episode and Japanese Encephalitis deaths as examples. Are not these issues are proof of the level of poverty in Odisha? The union minister asked while addressing […]

Man carrying dead body
Another dead body carried on shoulders from hospital in Odisha

Pallahara: In another instance which is reminiscent of the Dana Majhi episode in Odisha, a man in Pallahara of Angul district reportedly carried the dead body of his 5-year old daughter to house. As per allegations, Gati Dhibar of Pechamundi village carried his daughter’s body on his shoulders from Pallahara hospital to his village.  According […]

2017 a year of challenges for Odisha govt

Bhubaneswar:  After managing to come out of the cobweb of confrontations and controversies in 2016, the Odisha government will set its feet on its fourth year of its fourth term in 2017. But some of the challenges it had encountered last year will chase like a shadow in 2017. Out of the major challenges the […]

BJP to raise law and order, poor health services issues in Assembly

Bhubaneswar: The BJP would raise the issues pertaining to law and order and deteriorating health services during the winter session of the State Assembly beginning tomorrow. “Our party would raise the law and order situation in Odisha which is now in a shambles. Among other issues, deteriorating health services resulting in the mass death of […]

Dharmendra flays Health Minister’s remark on Dana Majhi

Bhubaneswar: Taking a potshot at Health Minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak over his statement on Dana Majhi carrying his wife’s dead body on shoulder, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said the Minister’s statement in the House has revealed the unruliness of the ruling system in the State. In a social media, Pradhan said, “What kind of […]

Tribal woman’s body taken to home in trolley-rickshaw

Jajpur: Barely within a month of Dana Majhi carrying his wife’s body on shoulders from Kalahandi hospital due to denial of a hearse van to him, family members of a tribal woman, who died at the Jajpur District Headquarters hospital while undergoing treatment, took the body in a trolley-rickshaw to her village due to unavailability […]

Dana Majhi receives Rs 9 lakh donated by Bahrain PM

Dana Majhi, a resident of Melghar in Kalahandi district who grabbed headlines on national as well as international media in recent past for carrying his wife’s body on shoulders from the district headquarters hospital, today received a Rs 9 lakh bank cheque donated by Bahrain Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa at the Bahrain Embassy in New Delhi

Odisha BJP
BJP to observe 'Lajja Diwas' today

Bhubaneswar: The State unit of BJP will observe ‘Lajja Diwas’ today as a mark of protest against State government’s apathy towards deceased home guard Sandeep Hati. The party will launch a signature campaign over the issue at Master Canteen square here. While informing about it at a press meet on Monday, party vice president Sameer […]

Shocking! 108 ambulance leaves body midway after 7-yr-old girl dies

In yet another act of callousness, a 108 ambulance allegedly left a seven-year-old girl midway to the Malkangiri district hospital after the child died near Nayakguda today

Doctor asked Dana to remove wife's body: Daughter

Sandini Majhi, daughter of Dana Majhi, the tribal man who shot into international headlines after carrying the body of his wife on his shoulders for 10 km due to the non-availability of a hearse van, has said her mother asked her father not to throw her body anywhere else, but to cremate her in Melhghar, Dana's native village

Bhakta Das forced me to join rally: Dana Majhi

Bhawanipatna: For the Congress party, Dana Majhi, who hogged media headlines after carrying his wife’s body on his shoulders for 12 kilometres due to non availability of a hearse van, might have become a puppet to target Odisha government on the issue. But the tribal man, who lost his wife five days back and wanted […]

OTV impact: 'Mahaprayana' now a free service for poor

A day after OTV exposed the little known fact that the Mahaprayana scheme launched last Thursday is a ‘pay and use’ service irrespective of the financial background of the people, the Odisha government today made a hurried announcement that it will make necessary changes in the guidelines of the scheme to ensure that the poor and the distressed avail the scheme free of cost

  • Tuesday, 20 Jul 2021
  • BJD
Benefits of welfare schemes have not reached KBK people: BJP

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday alleged that the benefits of social welfare schemes launched by the State government never reached the people in the poverty stricken KBK region. Accusing the Odisha government of misappropriating funds meant for the development of tribal people, BJP’s Kuchinda MLA Rabi Narayan Naik, who led an eight-member […]

  • Tuesday, 20 Jul 2021
  • BJD
Man shouldering wife’s body: Cong holds Melhghar Padyatra

Bhubaneswar: The Congress party organised a padyatra at the non-descript Melhghar village in Kalahandi district on Sunday to protest the ‘injustices’ done to the tribals in the region. “Through the padyatra we wanted to warn the Centre as well as the State government that no Dana Majhi like incident should recur in future. The people […]

Bahrain PM donates money to Dana Majhi and family

After international and national media published and telecast the ordeal of Dana Majhi, who carried his wife’s body for 12 km on shoulders from the Bhawanipatna Hospital to Shagada in Kalahandi, accompanied by his 12-year old daughter, Bahrain Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has donated money through the Indian Embassy to Majhi and his family

"Did you kill your wife?" Collector asked Dana Majhi!

Bhubaneswar: Dana Majhi, the man who carried the body of his dead wife on his shoulders for 10 kilometres due to non-availability of a hearse van in Bhawanipatna of Kalahandi district two days ago, on Saturday alleged that the district Collector asked him whether he had killed his wife. The shocking statement of the Collector […]

Body on shoulder: Cong fact finding team in Dana's village

Bhawanipatna: With the incident of a man carrying his wife’s body on his shoulders for 10 kms on Wednesday having created national and international outrage, a six-member fact finding team of the Congress on Saturday visited the spot to enquire about the incident. According to sources, the fact finding team also participated in a road […]