Tag: Koraput

First phase polls: Fate of many political heavyweights to be sealed tomorrow 
First phase polls: Fate of many political heavyweights to be sealed tomorrow 

The first phase of the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Odisha will seal the fate of numerous political figures from BJP, BJD, and Congress. Key contests include Berhampur and Koraput among others, with notable leaders like Pradeep Panigrahi and Ramesh Chandra Chyaupattanayak participating.

  • Sunday, 12 May 2024
Tribals hold key in first phase elections in Odisha
Tribals hold key in first phase elections in Odisha

In the first phase elections in Odisha, tribal voters hold significant sway in districts like Nabarangpur, Koraput, and others. Discontent over government apathy towards tribal development and the PESA Act's poor implementation has fueled voter sentiment. Major parties vie for their crucial votes amidst promises and grievances.

  • Wednesday, 08 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Wives of candidates dare blazing sun, venture out to share campaign burden
Odisha Elections 2024: Wives of candidates dare blazing sun, venture out to share campaign burden

Many candidates' wives are actively campaigning for their husbands. They participate in various campaign activities, from door-to-door visits to public meetings, in different assembly seats such as Bolangir, Korei, and Jeypore.

  • Tuesday, 07 May 2024
Congress focussing on South Odisha to reclaim old fort!
Congress focussing on South Odisha to reclaim old fort!

As a part of its strategy, the grand old party has lined up prominent and veteran leaders like Priyanka Gandhi, AICC president Mallikarjun Kharge and Telangana Chief Minister Revanth Reddy, who will hit the campaign trail for their party nominees in the south, where a major chunk of the electorate are Telugu speaking people. 

  • Monday, 29 April 2024
Congress rebels to undermine party's prospects in Odisha's Koraput?
Congress rebels to undermine party's prospects in Odisha's Koraput?

Opposing their own nominees and challenging the decision of the top leaders, some leaders have even filed nominations as independents for the Lok Sabha seat and Assembly seats such as Gunupur, Bissam Cuttack and Jeypore.

  • Thursday, 25 April 2024
Highest number of forest fires raging in Odisha now 
Highest number of forest fires raging in Odisha now 

Forest fires are also raging in various parts of Similipal sanctuary in Mayurbhanj. As many as 13 forests and some parts under the Talabandh and Dukura ranges have reported fires.

  • Saturday, 20 April 2024
Heat wave in Odisha: 'Undeclared power cuts' add to woes
Heat wave in Odisha: 'Undeclared power cuts' add to woes

Madhabananda Nayak, a resident of Lamtaput in Koraput, alleged that most of the time they have to suffer due to undeclared power cuts by the distribution company. “Life has become miserable due to heat and power cuts,” he fumed. 

  • Thursday, 18 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Villagers corner BJD candidates with questions on basic issues
Odisha Elections 2024: Villagers corner BJD candidates with questions on basic issues

An unfortunate incident was reported from Muniguda in Rayagada. Law Minister and BJD candidate for Bissamcuttack, Jagannath Saraka was campaigning at Raghubari village on Sunday when a youth BJD leader accompanying him allegedly attacked one person and abused the villagers, who raised the issue of drinking water crisis in the area.

  • Monday, 15 April 2024
Outdoor sports complex in Koraput in doldrums
Outdoor sports complex in Koraput in doldrums; sports enthusiasts express resentment

After some initial activities, the work of the ambitious project has been allegedly halted. Sports enthusiasts in the district have expressed their resentment over the ‘tardy progress’ of the project.

  • Wednesday, 03 April 2024
Age Is Just A Number! 98-Year-Old Man Runs Cycle Repairing Shop In Odisha’s Koraput District
Age Is Just A Number! 98-Year-Old Man Runs Cycle Repairing Shop In Odisha’s Koraput District

At the age of 98, when mostly people are either bedridden or are confined to one place, Mohan Behera from Sunabeda has justified that ‘age is just a number’. Still hale and hearty, he is running his 60-year-old cycle repairing shop with the same vigour.

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  • Tuesday, 02 April 2024
Odisha man gets Rs 2.5L wrong credit in bank account, does this next 
Odisha man gets Rs 2.5L wrong credit in bank account, does this next 

Instead of being happy after receiving such a huge amount, Koraput resident Sarat Pattanayak became worried about how he could send the money back to its original owner.

  • Tuesday, 19 March 2024
Odisha villagers stage Rail Roko demanding underpass
Odisha villagers stage Rail Roko demanding underpass

For the people of Mundar and Tiadiput in Badsu panchayat under Koraput sadar block, life has always been fraught with danger from the train track on the village outskirts, as they have to cross the railway line every day.

  • Monday, 04 March 2024
Ambulance Staff Carry Pregnant Woman For 3 Km In Odisha’s Koraput; Earn Praises
Ambulance Staff Carry Pregnant Woman For 3 Km In Odisha’s Koraput; Earn Praises

In a heartwarming gesture of going beyond the call of duty, a driver and another staffer of an ambulance on Tuesday, carried a pregnant woman for 3 kilometers after the vehicle failed to reach her village due to absence of a motorable road.

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  • Wednesday, 28 February 2024
Ambulance staff carries pregnant woman for 3 km in Koraput
Beyond call of duty: Ambulance staff carries pregnant woman for 3 km in Koraput, earns praise

The ambulance staff earned praise from the family members of the pregnant woman and the villagers for their kind gesture.

  • Wednesday, 28 February 2024
Girl student of Central University of Odisha found hanging in hostel 
Girl student of Central University of Odisha found hanging in hostel 

As per reports, the girl student had not opened the door of her hostel room since Friday night. One of her classmates suspected something fishy. As she opened the door, she was shocked to see the body hanging from a ceiling fan. 

  • Saturday, 10 February 2024
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