Tag: Keonjhar

Woman bobbitises youth over love affair in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A married woman bobbitised a youth, who was allegedly in love relationship with her, after inviting him to her house at Nuagaon village under Harichandanpur police limits in Keonjhar district today. The youth, identified as Rajendra Nayak of Jharbeda village in the district is working in Chhenai and had come to the woman’s house […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Group clashes spark tension in Cuttack & Keonjhar

Cuttack: Tension ran high at different places of the State on Sunday following group clashes over petty dispute. According to reports, two communities clashed during a ‘kalash shoba yatra’ at Patapol in Cuttack district. The groups pelted stones and hurled bottles at each other. However, no one was injured in the incident. After getting information, […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Hundreds of farmers detained ahead of Jan Satyagraha Padayatra

Keonjhar: More than 500 members of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) including women, who were coming to Bhubaneswar to attend the ‘Jan Satyagraha Padayatra’ which was scheduled to kickoff from today, were reportedly taken into preventive custody near Keonjhar railway station early morning today. The co-ordinator of NNKS Subash Panda has also been detained by […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
5 cops injured in attack by BJD supporters in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: At least five police personnel including a Sub-Inspector (SI) of Ghasipura police station sustained injuries following a scuffle with the locals of Padna village in Keonjhar district on Tuesday. As per sources, the incident occurred when a team of police personnel along with Anandpur SDPO Maheswar Sethi had gone to Padna village to arrest […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Forest staff of Keonjhar in Vigilance net

Keonjhar: The Vigilance on Wednesday raided the house and office of a forest official of the Champua forest range in Keonjhar district for allegedly amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. After a complaint was lodged against the forest official, identified as Very High Frequency (VHF) operator Pabitra Nayak, the sleuths conducted simultaneous […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Two Siblings killed in wall collapse in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Two minor siblings were killed and two others sustained critical injuries after the wall of their house at Manoharpur village under Ghatagaon police limits in the district collapsed on them late on Sunday night. While the deceased were identified as Shriram Munda (3) and Geeta (5), their mother Rukmini and sister Hemlata (5) were […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Ganja worth Rs 10 lakh seized from Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A flying squad of excise department on Tuesday raided a house at Naupur village under Nandipada police limits and seized ganja worth Rs 10 lakh. The officials accompanied by excise sleuths from Bhadrak and Balasore division raided the residence of one Kanhu Jena and seized more than one quintal of the contraband. While, Kanhu […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
With no road for ambulance, ailing woman carried on cot

Keonjhar: Failure of ambulance services to reach villages in Odisha due to poor road connectivity has become common in the State with one more incident being reported from Nuadiha village in Keonjhar district today. According to reports, one Urmala Mohanty of Nuadiha village was ailing with high fever following which her family members called up […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Heavy rain cripples normal life in Keonjhar; gate of Remal dam opened

Keonjhar: Heavy rain since last night has thrown life out of gear in Anandpur of Keonjhar district. A flood-like situation has also cropped up in Biridiha, Kantipal, Taratara, Kathakata and Baladuan areas in the district. One sluice gate of Remal Dam had to be opened today to flush out excess floodwater following incessant rain in […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Woman poisoned for practicing witchcraft, accused duo arrested

Keonjhar: A woman was allegedly poisoned by her sister-in-law and nephew for performing black magic at Hadabahal village under Ramachandrapur police limits here on Monday. “Based on complaint filed by son of the deceased woman, we have arrested the accused duo – Hira Majhi and Rabindra,” informed Ramachandrapur IIC, Rajendra Swain adding that they are […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Man killed, wife injured in wall collapse in Keonjhar

Bhubaneswar: A man died and his wife sustained critical injuries after the wall of their house at Bedasahi village in Panchupali panchayat under Ghasipur block in Keonjhar district collapsed following incessant rains. The deceased identified as Bhaskar Dehuri died on spot while his wife, Tilottama Dehuri was rushed to Anandapur hospital where she is undergoing […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Politics over implementation of Odisha food security scheme in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Controversy has marred the implementation of Odisha’s own food security scheme which was launched with much fanfare by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on October 2. Resentment is brewing among people as the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is allegedly using the government scheme for its own political gains, […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Keonjhar witch craft murder
Man killed over witchcraft in Odisha

Keonjhar: Despite rigorous campaigns, brutal killings over superstition and blind beliefs continue unabated in rural parts of Odisha. In one such incident, a youth was allegedly beaten to death over suspicion of practising witchcraft at Pidhapokhari village under Bamebari police limits of Keonjhar district. The deceased identified as Sudam Munda was beaten to death by […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Youth shot at

A youth was injured after being shot at by unidentified miscreants near Kanjipani in Keonjhar district today, police said

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Police inspector shot dead by dacoits in Keonjhar

A police official was on Saturday killed when a gang of dacoits opened fire and hurled a bomb at a police team in Keonjhar district, police said here

  • Monday, 21 June 2021