Tag: Kalahandi

2 including minor boy killed in road mishap in Kalahandi

Kalahandi: In a tragic incident, two persons including a minor boy were killed while two others sustained grievous injuries in a road mishap at Baner in Jaypatna of the district late Wednesday night. As per sources, one of the deceased was identified as a bicycle rider who was killed on the spot after being hit […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Anti-Maoist posters found in Rayagada and Kalahandi

Rayagada: A day after Maoists targeted Odisha government and released an audio tape, anti-Maoist posters were recovered from different places in Muniguda town of the district today. The hand-written posters under the banner of Hinsa Mukta Abhiyan condemned the act of violence by the Maoists in Odisha. Besides, the outfit has also opposed the rebels […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Women, two minors killed in LPG cylinder blast in Kalahandi

Kalahandi: In a tragic incident, three persons of a family were killed after a cooking gas cylinder exploded inside their house at Thanat village under Dharamgarh block of Kalahandi district today. As per reports, wife of one Ajit Meher of Thanat village was cooking in the kitchen when the mishap occurred. Meher’s wife and two […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Man kills younger brother over family feud in Kalahandi

Kalahandi: A man allegedly killed his younger brother over family feud at Biswanathpur village under Lanjigarh block in the district on Monday night. According to sources, the accused Rige Majhi (35) had an altercation with his younger brother Nath Majhi (30) over some financial matter related to their sister’s marriage. Later, Rige became violent and […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Odia labourer died in Hyderabad
Body of Odia migrant labourer who died in Hyderabad reaches home

Kalahandi: The body of an Odia migrant labourer of Kokasara in the district who died three days back in Hyderabad was brought to his native place today. The deceased has been identified as Trailokya Khamari, a resident of Gahanamunda village under Kokasara block. As per reports, two months back Khamari had gone to Hyderabad and […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Kalahandi farmers hit streets demanding crop insurance

Bhawanipatna: Hundreds of farmers from 11 panchayats in Borda area of Kalahandi district took to streets on Tuesday demanding disbursal of crop insurance. Though the farmers staged a peaceful protest on the state highway, vehicular movement came to a standstill on Bhawanipatna- Kharial road here. This apart, many trucks and other vehicles remained stranded on […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
FIR filed against BJD's Junagarh MLA

Bhawanipatna: An FIR was filed today against BJD’s Junagarh MLA Dibya Shankar Mishra for allegedly threatening one Tankadhara Kharsel during a meeting in Boden of Kalahandi district yesterday. Kharsel lodged a complaint today at the Dharamgarh Police Station after taking out a rally with the members of Jadhav Sangh. “I had raised my voice against […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha receives 28% less rainfall

Bhubaneswar: The State has experienced 28% less rainfall than normal between June 1 and July 5, informed Deputy Special Relief Commissioner, Pravat Ranjan Mohapatra today. Moreover, Bolangir, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi and Angul districts have witnessed 50% less rain during the period. “In the month of June, the average rainfall in State was recorded at 161.1 mm […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Sarbeswar Bhoi: His Kalahandi notes & rhythms touched hearts all across

Kalahandi: The “Kala” (art) in Kalahandi has found an ardent ambassador in this folk artiste Sarbeswar Bhoi who, in his early 30s, is slowly but surely drawing global attention to the soul soothing folk songs in this part of the country. His kind of music that has flavours of the soil keeps haunting long after […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Eight-month-old case cracked! 4 arrested for murdering youth over love affair

Bhawanipatna: After almost eight months of investigation, the Koksara police claimed to have cracked the murder case of Ganpati Majhi of Aainli village in Kalahandi district with the arrest of four persons on Saturday. Dharmagarh Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) SN Satpathy, in a press conference yesterday informed that Ganpati was murdered over his alleged […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Differently-abled minor girl raped, impregnated on pretext of marriage

Lanjigarh: A differently-abled minor girl of Bijepur village in Lanjigarh block of Kalahandi district was allegedly raped and impregnated by a youth on pretext of marriage. The youth identified as Rohi Das, working with a voluntary organisation in the district came in touch with the victim as part of his job. As per allegations, the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
BJD MLA protecting land grabbers, alleges Karlapat queen

Cuttack: Persons who have forcibly encroached the Gochar (cow-grazing) land at Chausathipada under Jenapur block of Jajpur district are being provided security by BJD’s Dharmasala MLA Pranab Kumar Balabantaray, alleged queen of Karlapat from Kalahandi district, Purnima Singh Deo Wednesday. Addressing a presser in Cuttack, Deo further alleged that the land grabbers have attacked a […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Child-lifting rumour: Attack on innocents continues unabated across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least seven incidents of mob attack triggered by child-lifting rumours have surfaced from different parts of the state in the past 24 hours. A mentally-challenged youth was beaten up by locals on suspicion of being a child-lifter at Panchama village under Golanthara police limits on the outskirts of Berhampur in Ganjam district on […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
AK Tripathy
WODC Chairman Tells Officials To Prepare Action Plan For Development Of Kalahandi District

WODC Chairman AK Tripathy said this after visiting different places in Kalahandi district and reviewing the developmental scenario on Sunday.

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
No Impact Of Bandh Called By Red Rebels In Four Districts

Phulbani: A 24-hour bandh call, given by the KKBN Division of CPI (Maoist) in four districts of the state including Kandhamal, Kalahandi, Boudh and Nayagarh turned out to be a damp squib today with virtually no impact on the ground. The bandh call by the outfit was meant to protest killing of five Maoists in […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021