Tag: Kandhamal

Youth's half-burnt body found in Kandhamal

Phulbani: A half-burnt body of a youth was recovered under mysterious circumstances from an isolated place near a petrol pump at Baliguda in Kandhamal district on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Tapan Behera of Baragada village in Muniguda. Though the exact reason behind Tapan’s death is still unclear, it is suspected that he […]

  • 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
Maoists protest police encounter; call for Kandhamal bandh tomorrow

Phulbani: Making their presence felt once again in tribal-dominated Kandhamal district, Maoists today blocked the Baliguda-Kantamala road near Sudra village in  Baliguda area of the district by placing trees on the road. Vehicular movement on the road was abruptly disrupted due to the road blockade. Posters claiming to have been released by the KKBN Division […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Success in anti-Maoist ops: Odisha announces Rs 10 lakh reward for cops

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Friday announced a cash reward of Rs 10 lakh for Bolangir and Kandhamal police for their success in anti-Maoists operations in which seven ultras were killed earlier this week. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced the cash reward soon after concerned Superintendents of Police of both the districts and headquarters’ officers briefed […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Minor rape survivor opposes marriage of accused to another girl

Kandhamal: A minor girl, who was allegedly abducted and raped by a youth in 2017, has sought legal support to stall marriage of the accused alleging how he can marry someone else after destroying her life and while the matter is sub judice. Earlier in June last year, the minor girl of Khajuripada village in […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Phulbani minor girl rape
Minor girl gang raped in Kandhamal, 4 including juvenile held

Phulbani: With sharp rise in minor girl rape cases continuing to generate public outcry in Odisha, another incident of sexual assault of a minor girl was reported from Kandhamal district today. Four persons including a juvenile have been arrested in connection with the case. According to reports, on May 12, a minor girl was allegedly […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
7 Maoists gunned down in 48 hours in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Seven Maoists were gunned down in separate encounters in various parts of the state in the past 48 hours. While six rebels, including two women cadres, were killed on Sunday, another Maoist was gunned down by security forces during a combing operation at Sudurukumpa in Kandhamal district on Monday morning. The rebel was a […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
School girl raped by headmaster in Daringbadi

Phulbani: A minor school girl who had earlier levelled charges of molestation by her school headmaster, on Monday filed a new police complaint alleging that she was raped. The matter came to the fore after the survivor, who was raped in a residential school near Daringbandi area of Kandhamal district, disclosed the ordeal before her […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Tribal youth in Odisha develops motorised trolley rickshaw

Kandhamal:  A tribal youth from Silumaha village in Daringbadi of Kandhamal district has developed a motorised trolley rickshaw using the engine of an old scooter. Narapa Pradhan’s creation has opened up a livelihood avenue for him as he is using the motorised trolley to earn a living by engaging it in different types of work […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Youth held for faking own loot

Phulbani: A youth from Baliguda in Kandhamal was today arrested by police for allegedly misleading the cops by filing a false loot case. The accused identified as MD Nurali had filed a complaint at the Daringbadi police station on April 3 alleging loot of more than Rs 5 lakh. In his complaint, Nurali, who works […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Molestation in Sevashram school: Police yet to nab headmaster

Daringbadi: The headmaster of Daringbadi Sevashram School who is accused of molesting a minor girl of the school, is absconding since a complaint was lodged against him at the local police station on April 30. As per the police complaint, the headmaster of the government-run residential school for ST/SC in Kandhamal district identified as Aditya […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Separated conjoined twins Jaga, Kalia recovering fast

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Jaga and Kalia, the conjoined twins from Odisha’s Kandhamal district, who were joined at the head and separated after a marathon surgery at the AIIMS Delhi have been showing good signs of improvement. The twins, now without their helmets- specially designed protective gear that was provided to them during their skin grafting treatment, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
12-hour bandh disrupts normal life in G.Udaygiri

Kandhamal: Normal life has been adversely affected due to a 12-hour bandh called by Kuidina Manch in G Udaygiri of Kandhamal district today. The Manch has given the dawn-to-dusk bandh call on a three point charter of demands including immediate arrest of the accused in the murder of one Deshant Pradhan of Kumbharkumpa village . […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Missing Good Samaritans: Kandhamal villagers remember Italian messiahs

Bhubaneswar/Kandhamal: Italian tourists Bosusco Paolo and Claudio Colangelo who were abducted by Maoists in March 2012 and later released after nearly a month are missed by people in the villages they worked in. After their release, the duo had carried out several developmental activities in Kandhamal district before leaving the country for good. Little wonder, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
12-hour bandh hits life in Daringbadi

Kandhamal: Normal life was hit at Daringbadi in Kandhamal district following a 12-hour bandh called by Gramya Hindu Debottar Committee today. The Committee is protesting the district administration’s decision to pull down a Durga puja mandap at Charichhak in Daringbadi. “We peacefully request the district administration to revoke its decision to raze the Durga Mandap. […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021