Tag: Joda

Odisha Panchayat Polls: Rival Groups Of Political Party Clash In Joda, Several Vehicles Damaged
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Rival Groups Of Political Party Clash In Joda, Several Vehicles Damaged

While one group is supporter of the sitting MLA, the members of the other group are followers of a former MLA.

  • Monday, 21 February 2022
Villagers tie 2 youths to pole for attempting loot

Joda: Two youths were tied to an electric pole by villagers in Hundula under Joda police limits of Keonjhar district alleging them to be involved in a robbery bid from a house in the village. Later police reached the spot and took the duo into its custody. The two youths have been identified as Irfan […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Two arrested on charges of raping minor girl in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Two dumper drivers were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly raping a minor girl near Daribahala forests under Bamebari police limits of Keonjhar district. The incident took place when the girl was returning to her village from a relative’s house. The matter came to the fore after family members of the girl filed a complaint […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
8 injured in blast furnace explosion in KJS Ahluwalia Sponge Iron Plant

Keonjhar: Eight labourers were injured and one went missing after an explosion in a blast furnace at KJS Ahluwalia Sponge Iron factory situated in Joda of Keonjhar district today. The injured labourers have been admitted to Tisco Hospital in Joda. According to sources, inflammable items like gas, diesel, synthetic engine oil and oxygen are used […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
12-hour bandh in Joda to protest neglect

Keonjhar: A 12 hour bandh has thrown life out of gear in Joda town with a local group, Joda Development Council calling for the strike with a three-point charter of demands regarding the development of the area here in the district on Thursday. According to reports, the demands include setting up of a new bus […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
SC order on illegal mining: BJP cries foul over delay in notices to erring firms

Bhubaneswar: Even three days after the Supreme Court judgment directing 100 per cent penalty on illegal mining, the State government is still in the dark on the amount of fine to be imposed on the lessees and analysing legal aspects of the order to finalise the amount. The delay in issuing notice to the illegal […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Hot iron branding: 11 cases in 2 months in Keonjhar!

Keonjhar: In yet another display of superstition-based inhuman behaviour in the rural areas, a five-year-old boy was branded with hot iron by family members to cure stomach ailments here in the district on Friday. This is 11th case reported in a span of two months. According to sources, the incident occurred in Kundurupanu village under […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021