Tag: Kalahandi

First phase polls: Fate of many political heavyweights to be sealed tomorrow 
First phase polls: Fate of many political heavyweights to be sealed tomorrow 

The first phase of the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Odisha will seal the fate of numerous political figures from BJP, BJD, and Congress. Key contests include Berhampur and Koraput among others, with notable leaders like Pradeep Panigrahi and Ramesh Chandra Chyaupattanayak participating.

  • Sunday, 12 May 2024
Congress focussing on South Odisha to reclaim old fort!
Congress focussing on South Odisha to reclaim old fort!

As a part of its strategy, the grand old party has lined up prominent and veteran leaders like Priyanka Gandhi, AICC president Mallikarjun Kharge and Telangana Chief Minister Revanth Reddy, who will hit the campaign trail for their party nominees in the south, where a major chunk of the electorate are Telugu speaking people. 

  • Monday, 29 April 2024
Holi celebrations marred by tragic accident in Kalahandi; two die as bike rams into tree
Holi celebrations marred by tragic accident in Kalahandi; two die as bike rams into tree

According to eyewitnesses, the bike was moving at breakneck speed and the rider lost control, leading to the accident.

  • Tuesday, 26 March 2024
Maoist camp busted in Odisha, huge cache of arms & ammunition seized 
Maoist camp busted in Odisha, huge cache of arms & ammunition seized 

The forces seized 58 rounds of bullets, 10 detonators, 500 grams of gunpowder, hand grenade, gelatin sticks, two pairs of uniforms and other articles from the camp.

  • Saturday, 16 March 2024
Maoist killed in encounter was hardcore ultra: Southern Range IG
Maoist killed in encounter was hardcore ultra: Southern Range IG

The Maoist who was killed in a gunfight with security forces in Kamerikia forest under Baliguda police limits in Kandhamal on Saturday was a hardcore ultra, revealed the initial investigation.

  • Sunday, 04 February 2024
Bandh Observed In Kalahandi
BJP launches dawn to dusk bandh in Kalahandi over farmer issues

The saffron party demanded relief from ‘katni chatni’ by millers during paddy procurement as well as distress sale of cotton, lowering of electricity tariff, and removal of country liquor manufacturing units in the district.

  • Thursday, 04 January 2024
Tusker tramples forest ranger to death in Kalahandi
Tusker tramples forest ranger to death in Odisha’s Kalahandi

Pal was immediately rushed to Narla Community Health Centre in a critical condition. However, he succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment.

  • Sunday, 10 December 2023
Leopard skin seized in Odisha’s Kalahandi; six arrested
Leopard skin seized in Odisha’s Kalahandi; six arrested

Two weeks after the Special Task Force of the Odisha Police Crime Branch seized two leopard skins in Nayagarh, yet another skin was seized by the Forest Department during a raid at a place on the Kalahandi-Nabarangpur border on Wednesday.

  • Wednesday, 06 December 2023
Two youths knocked down by bus in Odisha’s Kalahandi
Two youths knocked down by bus in Odisha’s Kalahandi

As per reports, Kari and Jagannath were going on a bike from Junagarh to their village. As they neared Chilakpur under Junagarh police limits, a private bus coming from Kalampur towards Cuttack hit the bike from the rear. The two died on the spot. 

  • Monday, 04 December 2023
Odisha village bids tearful adieu to martyred BSF jawan Ishwar Chandra Dora 
Odisha village bids tearful adieu to martyred BSF jawan Ishwar Chandra Dora 

After his body was brought to his native village on Sunday, people and leaders from various places rushed to his house to pay their last respects. 

  • Sunday, 19 November 2023
No road connectivity to village, irate locals stop convoy of MLA Pradip Kumar Dishari
No road connectivity to village, irate locals stop convoy of MLA Pradip Kumar Disari

The lawmaker is visiting villages and inaugurating new projects as the General Election is coming. Otherwise, there is no sight of him for years, villagers claimed.

  • Friday, 17 November 2023
KV Singh Deo gives lessons on govt provision to BDO, other officials
BJP leader KV Singh Deo gives lessons on govt provision to BDO, other officials in Kalahandi

The incident came to the fore during the block gherao protest staged by the saffron party leaders against corruption. Joining the protest, Singh Deo gave awareness lessons to the BDO, ABDO, Livelihood Mission Officer, and other officials about their duties and responsibilities.

  • Friday, 17 November 2023
Kabita Majhi
Tribal girl in Kalahandi needs Rs 11 lakh to operate huge lump on her body; family pleads for help

In a desperate bid to save Kabita’s life, the helpless family members are pleading one and all to extend with their helping hand for her treatment.

  • Friday, 17 November 2023
Man critical after set ablaze by debtor
Man critical after being set ablaze by debtor for asking his money back in Kalahandi

The victim, identified as Anjan Padhy, has been admitted to Burla Hospital in a critical condition.

  • Thursday, 16 November 2023
Goddess Manikeswari’s Chhatar Jatra gets underway
Goddess Manikeswari’s Chhatar Jatra gets underway in Kalahandi

Lakhs of devotees from Odisha and outside the state thronged Bhawanipatna to take part in the festival and seek blessings from Goddess Manikeswari to fulfill their wishes.

  • Sunday, 22 October 2023
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