Tag: Kandhamal

Man shot dead over land dispute in Kandhamal

Kandhamal: A man died after being shot at over land dispute at Kameri village under Baliguda police limits of the district late on Monday night. The deceased has been identified as Ramchandra Pradhani. As per sources, a lingering land dispute between one Govind Dandsena of the village and Ramchandra Pradhani became severe last night leading […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Maoists put up posters in Kandhamal

Kandhamal: Posters in the name of CPI (Maoist) were recovered near Durgapanga village under Kotagarh police limits in Baliguda of Kandhamal district today. In the posters, the red rebels have warned local villagers to stay away from police and stop helping them. The ultras have also appealed people not to become police informers just for […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Ganja Peddler arrested after police encounter in Kandhamal

Kandhamal: Ganja peddler Muna Digal was nabbed following a police encounter at Brahmani forest in the district today. According to reports, Muna was injured during the exchange of fire with police and has sustained bullet injury in his right leg. He was admitted to a hospital in critical condition. Sources said Muna was the main […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Maoist posters surface in 4 Odisha districts ahead of Republic Day

Kandhamal: Just ahead of the Republic Day, Maoist posters were found in several places in Kurtamgarh area of Kandhamal district opposing the policies of Central Government and the alleged violence of security personnel against the tribal communities. Posters were also put up by Maoists at several places in Bolangir and Malkangiri districts yesterday ahead of […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Cold wave
Cold wave grips Odisha; Bhubaneswar records lowest temperature in December

Bhubaneswar: People across Odisha are reeling under intense cold wave conditions with minimum temperatures dipping to almost to 3 degree Celsius in Daringbadi. Bhubaneswar also recorded a lowest minimum temperature in of 8.2 degree Celsius on Sunday. Sources said that the minimum temperature recorded in Bhubaneswar in the month of December is lowest in the […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Christmas preparations in full swing amid tight security

Kandhamal : With only a day left before the beginning of Christmas celebrations in Odisha, preparations for the mega religious event are on full swing amid tight security. While Baptist and Catholic churches in Kandhamal, Sundergarh, twin cities Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, Balasore and Rourkela are wearing all new looks, Christian community members are busy giving […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Locals hit streets demanding road in Daringbadi

Kandhamal: Palpable tension prevailed as residents of Tajungia panchayat under Daringbadi block staged road blockade today near Mahagudi area demanding construction of a road from Mahagudi to KiIimela area in the district. People of Tajungia panchayat alleged that they have been suffering because of lack of road and supply of ration items. Despite repeated appeals […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
OTV Exclusive: BJD leader threatens Kotagarh BDO; locks him in office

Kandhamal: Block Development Officer (BDO) of Kotagarh, Hruda Ranjan Sahu has brought serious allegations against a representative of BJD Kandhamal MP of threatening and locking him in his own office. As per sources, the representative of the MP is none other than Kotagarh BJD leader Manoj Kumar Sabat. The incident occurred on July 18 when […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Jaga, Kalia to be discharged only after go-ahead from doctors

New Delhi: Contrary to statement made by father of the separated conjoined twins, Jaga and Kalia on Monday, mother of the kids, Pushpanjali Kanhar today informed that decision regarding discharge of the twins from AIIMS, New Delhi is yet to be made. Pushpanjali informed that a team of doctors from Odisha will visit New Delhi […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Basic facilities a far cry for Gumudumaha residents

Kandhamal: On July 8, 2016 five persons including three women and a baby boy returning to Gumudumaha in an autorickshaw after collecting NREGA wages were killed after a 15-member team of the state’s anti-Maoist paramilitary force and the Special Operations Group allegedly fired at the vehicle. Following the incident, the state government had promised justice […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Rape accused jawan marries survivor in temple in Kandhamal

Kandhamal: An army jawan arrested on June 16 for allegedly raping a woman home guard, married the woman in a temple at G Udaygiri area of Kandhamal district on Sunday evening. The accused, identified as Tulu Pradhan, hailing from Penagabhari village under Tikabali police limits in the district is posted as a jawan in the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Girl raped & left unconscious musters courage to file FIR, accused nabbed

Phulbani: Police today arrested a youth for allegedly raping a girl on the Sarangad High School hostel premises in Kandhamal district on Saturday evening. The incident came to light after the rape survivor and family members lodged an FIR at Sarangad police station yesterday. The accused has been identified as Achyutananda Sahoo of PurunaSahi, Sarangad […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Lady Home Guard ‘raped’ by Army Jawan; accused detained

Kandhamal: Police on Friday detained a jawan for allegedly raping a woman home guard posted at G Udaygiri area of Kandhamal district here in Odisha. The accused jawan has been identified as Tulu Pradhan, a jawan of Bihar Regiment, an infantry regiment of the Indian Army, sources said. Tulu hails from Penagabhari village under Tikabali […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Two arrested for ganja smuggling in Kandhamal

Phulbani: Continuing its crackdown on ganja smuggling, the Kandhamal police arrested two persons while they were smuggling the contraband items on two motorcycles in Gochhapada area of Kandhamal district last night. The cops also seized 70 kgs ganja and two bikes from their possession. Sources said the duo identified as Siddheswar Digal and Maharia Digal […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Ambulance failure: Woman delivers baby on roadside

Phulbani: An expectant mother was forced to deliver her baby on the roadside near Sartaguda village in Kandhamal district today after the ambulance failed to reach on time. The woman, along with her husband Dibya Kanwar was on her way to a relative’s house in Arapa when the labour pain started. Although Kanwar called up […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021