Tag: Kalahandi

2 dead after car plunges off an underconstruction bridge

Bhubaneswar: Two businessmen were killed after their car plunged off an underconstruction bridge near Kansabahal under Kesinga police limits in Kalahandi district late on Tuesday night. The deceased have been identified as Dinesh Jain and Sanjay Agarwal of Kesinga area. Both the traders were returning from Rourkela. It was only today morning that the police […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Maoists release four abducted villagers

  Kalahandi: Two days after the abduction of four villagers including the village guard of Lakhpadar village in Lanjigarh block of Kalahandi district, the Maoists finally released them on Sunday. The four abducted persons have been identified as Babula Nayak, Raju Nayak, Khetra Harijan(village guard) and Bisikeshan Harijan. According to reports, 10-12 members of the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Maoists abduct 4 villagers in Odisha

Bhawanipatna: Maoists abducted four persons, including the village guard of Lakhpadar village in Lanjigarh block of Kalahandi district, informed South Western Range DIG, S Shyni today. The four abducted persons have been identified as Babula Nayak, Raju Nayak, Khetra Harijan and Bisikeshan Harijan. According to reports, 10-12 members of the outlawed outfit reached the village […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Minor Girl Abducted; Raped For Two Days By Distant Relative

Kalahandi: In yet another shameful incident, a Class VI girl student was allegedly abducted, raped for two days before being released on Thursday in Dumberpadar village under Thuamul Rampur block of Kalahandi. Basing on a complaint filed by the family of the girl, the accused was detained by the police today. On the fateful day, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
2 dead, 34 injured as bus falls off bridge near Bhawanipatna

Kalahandi: Two persons, including a two-year-old child, were killed and more than 34 passengers sustained injuries after a bus they were travelling in fell off the Lalpolia Bridge on NH-26 near Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi district early this morning. The mishap occurred at around 5.30 am this morning when the fateful bus, carrying around 55 passengers, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Weather alert: Thunderstorm wreaks havoc in Nilagiri, 1 killed in Kalahandi

Bhubaneswar: One person was killed and four others were injured after lightning struck them during thunderstorm that hit Kalahandi district today evening. Five labourers were caught in the storm and were struck by lightning when they were on their way to Tetelpara from Kotamer village in the district. One of them died on the spot […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Dharmagarh viral video: 3 including prime accused arrested

Kalahandi: In a major development in Dharmagarh viral sex tape, police on Sunday arrested three persons including prime accused Chitaranjan Guru. The two other accused have been identified as Sushant Pradhani and Mukunda Guru. Earlier, a girl had lodged a complaint with Junagarh police that she was raped after made to consume alcohol forcibly. The […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Fake currency racket busted, 5 arrested 

Nuapada: Odisha police on Friday busted a major fake currency racket by arresting five persons from Nuapada and Kalahandi districts. 112 fake notes of Rs 100 denomination have been seized from the gang. The racket was busted by Nuapada police after it nabbed two persons and seized nearly 45 fake notes of Rs 100 denomination […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Two of wedding band party die in road mishap in Kalahandi

Dharamgarh: At least two persons were killed and 24 others injured following a head-on collision between a pickup van carrying wedding band party and a truck near Kalopala on NH-26 in Kalahandi district late on Tuesday night. While one member of the band party died on the spot, another succumbed to injuries at the hospital. […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Groom's father, uncle killed in road mishap on wedding day

Kalahandi: In a tragic incident, two members of a marriage party were killed while five others were critically injured in a road mishap near Khairmal in the district on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as groom’s father Mohan Sunani and uncle Chandra Behera. According to reports, nearly seven persons of a marriage party including […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Kalampur acid attack: Accused held from Andhra Pradesh

Kalahandi: A week after a 22-year-old woman suffered burn wounds on her face and hands in an acid attack in Kalampur in Kalahandi district, police managed to nab the accused Parshuram Majhi from neighbouring Andhra Pradesh. A special team of Jaipatna police station arrested Parshuram from Rangareddy district in Andhra Pradesh and will soon bring […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Acid attack survivors in Odisha still hounded by tormentors

Cuttack: Acid attack survivors of Berhampur and Kalahandi, who are yet to come to terms with the brutality meted out to them, are still grappling with the violence of their tormentors. These survivors, still undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College in Cuttack, are putting up with threats from their tormentors who are roaming free. “My […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
50 bikes burnt to ashes

Bhawanipatna: A total of 50 bikes loaded on a truck were burnt to ashes near Bandopala on NH-26 in Kalahandi district last night. Driver of the truck, Shiv Shankar, said he had parked the vehicle near a petrol pump at around 2 am and was sleeping in his cabin. At around 4 am, he saw […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Girl critical in acid attack in Kalahandi

Kalahandi: Despite awareness campaigns, there seems to be no end to atrocities against women with one more girl becoming target of acid attack in Odisha. This time the shocking incident has been reported from Kalahandi district. According to reports, the girl has been critically injured after a youth allegedly threw acid suspectedly over unrequited love […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
7 vehicles torched by naxals in Kalahandi

Bhawanipatna: Seven vehicles involved in road construction were set on fire allegedly by Maoists late last night at Jamakana under Sadar police limits in Kalahandi district. Sources said as many as 40-50 ultras barged into a camp of the contractor involved in the Prdhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) road construction from Gunduri to Kadama. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021