Dhenkanal SP Loganayagi Divya V said a probe will be initiated and based on the fact of the investigation, action will be taken.
The miscreants reportedly pelted stones at the house of former corporator and independent candidate from ward no.12 Biren Patnaik and his wife Sasmita who was contesting for the corporator post from ward no 14. The couple had reportedly lost from their respective wards yesterday.
The victims alleged that the miscreants not only ransacked their vehicles but also damaged property of many local residents.
Several aspiring Samiti Members, who aspire for Block Chairperson posts in different districts of Odisha, filed their nominations on Saturday. While many candidates arrived for the election with a grand show, several incidents of violence were also reported from different districts.
Even more than a week after the results for the Panchayat polls were announced, an unabated spate of violence continues in different parts of the State.
The CBI has formed four teams to investigate the serious cases like murder and rape that were reported after the announcement of Assembly poll results in the state on May 2.
The NHRC has made it clear that its members would meet victims or complainants, irrespective of their caste, creed, religion, gender, ethnicity and political affiliation.
Bhubaneswar: Expressing solidarity with the party activists who faced the violent attacks by the ‘TMC’ workers in West Bengal, BJP leaders including State President in Odisha today launched dharna as…
Cuttack: At least five persons including a woman were injured in a post-poll violence at Pokhari village in Niali area of Cuttack on Monday morning. Some members of a particular political party barged into the house of an activist of another party and attacked him and his family members with wooden planks over political rivalry. […]
Puri: In yet another incident of post- poll violence in Odisha, at least five persons were injured after bombs were hurled following a clash between two groups at Bhatapada village in Brahmagiri area of Puri district on Sunday. According to sources, the two groups entered into a verbal duel soon after the declaration of the […]
Angul: Owing to past political rivalry, the husband of Tendulei Sarpanch of Angul district Liza Behera was attacked by some unknown miscreants late on Monday night. According to reports, when Liza’s husband Kedara Behera, was returning home with his cousin Madan on a bike at around 1.30 am, eight miscreants attacked him with sharp weapons […]
Athagarh: Post-poll violence has taken a serious proportion at Kumarpur village in Athagarh as several houses were allegedly set ablaze by some villagers following a group clash today. Sources said two groups of people clashed with each other in the village last night. They hurled stones at each other. Later, police reached the spot and […]
Berhampur: One villager was killed and one critically injured in an attack by miscreants at Rohigaon under Kukudakhandi block in Ganjam district late last night. The deceased has been identified as Ashok Jena and a brother of BJD Kukudakhandi unit president Sanyas Jena. The Rohigaon area is tensed following the incident and police have reached […]
Bhubaneswar: Soon after final phase of three tier panchayat elections concluded, a number of violent activities were reported from across the State on Tuesday. Violence erupted in parts of Jajpur, Khurda, Cuttack and Kendrapara districts after the polls. A group clash took place out following an altercation between members of two families in Kachara Sahi […]
Jagatsinghpur: Post-poll violence was witnessed at Ibirisingh square in Jagatsinghpur district on late last night as three shops at the square were allegedly set on fire by BJD supporters. Some Congress activists have alleged that following a dispute during rally of a victorious BJD candidate at the place, the supporters of the candidate set the […]
Cuttack/Bhadrak/ Kendrapara/Angul: Poll-related violence continued in Odisha with several more injured in clashes in various parts of the State. Tension prevailed in Podana village in Niali of Cuttack district over the death of a person two days back. According to sources, houses were torched in the village by rival groups and clashes were also reported. […]
Bhubaneswar: Utkal University authorities today asked the students to vacate hostel by 5 pm today after post-poll violence continued to prevail in the premises of the varsity. While the students of the varsity have been asked to vacate the boy’s hostel by 5 pm, the girl students have been asked to leave their hostel by […]