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Debt-ridden farmer kills self in Bargarh

Bargarh:  A farmer of Nuapalli village under Gaisilet block in Bargarh district allegedly committed suicide today by consuming poison. The deceased identified as Khemsagar Biswal had borrowed lakhs of rupees from private money lenders to marry off his daughter. However, he failed to repay the amount due to massive crop failure for the last three […]

Bijepur bypoll: Parties on toes to lure voters

Bhubaneswar/Bijepur: With the day for byelection to Bijepur assembly segment approaching, the BJD and BJP have hit the campaign trail with different strategies to entice voters. Similarly, the Congress party, which has capitalised the issues of farmers and farming community, will start canvassing from Saturday. BJD’s Rita Sahu accompanied by Labour Minister Sushant Singh, Sports […]

Bijepur bypoll: Congress to announce candidate by Feb 1

Bargarh: With the notification for by-election to Bijepur Assembly constituency coming out today, the Congress party has geared up to select its candidate with the team of observers visiting the constituency and holding discussions with party workers. Former chief minister Hemananda Biswal said the party candidate will be announced in a day or two. “The […]

Ex-Samiti member dies as bonded labourer, family seeks admin support

Bargarh: Family of an ex-Samiti Member, who was working as a bonded labourer in Bengaluru, has approached the Bargarh district Collector to bring back his body from Andhra Pradesh. Ex-Samiti Member Chhabilal Duduka, resident of Gourenmunda village under Gaisilet block of Bargarh district, was run over by a train near Nellore railway station in Andhra […]